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IRELAND RUGBY SUMMER TOUR 2024 – SOUTH AFRICA

IRELAND SUMMER TOUR 2024 – SOUTH AFRICA

Watch Ireland take on the current World Champions in a two Test Match Tour.

Tour Highlights:

Itinerary

Thursday 4th July 2024
Day 1
Arrive at your chosen airport and check in for your overnight flight to Johannesburg.
Thursday 4th July 2024
Friday 5th July 2024
Day 2
Upon arrival, transfer to The Protea by Marriott Hotel, Pretoria for a 2 night stay on a B&B basis.
Friday 5th July 2024
Saturday 6th July 2024
Day 3
TEST MATCH 1 – SOUTH AFRICA v IRELAND

You will be transferred to the Loftus Versfeld Stadium for the 1st Test between South Africa & Ireland. After the match you will be transferred to your hotel.
Saturday 6th July 2024
Sunday 7th July 2024
Day 4
After breakfast you will transfer to the spectacular Cathedral Peak Hotel in the Drakensberg Mountains for a 3 night stay on a Full Board basis. Please note that this overland journey will have a duration of six hours (with stops). Evening at leisure.
Sunday 7th July 2024
Monday 8th July 2024
Day 5
Day at leisure to explore Drakensberg.
Monday 8th July 2024
Tuesday 9th July 2024
Day 6
Day at leisure to explore Drakensberg.
Tuesday 9th July 2024
Wednesday 10th July 2024
Day 7
This morning you will transfer from Drakensberg to the Springbok Lodge in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve for a 1 night stay on a full board basis. This afternoon before dinner, enjoy your first game drive with the opportunity to see some of the Big 5 in their natural habitat. Once you return, enjoy dinner at the reserve. Evening at leisure.
Wednesday 10th July 2024
Thursday 11th July 2024
Day 8
An early start for your final game drive. Once you return, enjoy breakfast before transferring to The Protea by Marriott Hotel Durban Umhlanga for a 3 night stay on a B&B basis. This overland transfer will take approximately 4.5hrs (with stops).
Thursday 11th July 2024
Friday 12th July 2024
Day 9
Day at leisure to enjoy the Umhlanga area. Evening at leisure.
Friday 12th July 2024
Saturday 13th July 2024
Day 10
TEST MATCH 2 – SOUTH AFRICA v IRELAND

You will be transferred to the Hollywood Bets Kingspark Stadium, Durban for the 2nd Test between South Africa & Ireland. After the match you will be transferred to your hotel.
Saturday 13th July 2024
Sunday 14th July 2024
Day 11
This morning please check out of your hotel and transfer to the King Shaka International Airport for your return flight.
Sunday 14th July 2024
Monday 15th July 2024
Day 12
Upon arrival, please collect your belongings and continue with your own arrangements.
Monday 15th July 2024

PRICE & Inclusions

Ireland tour to South Africa Package price from:

£2895 per person based on 2 people sharing a twin or double room.
Single Supplement add on £495 to the above price.

Call our experienced team on 01386 808600info@livingwiththelions.co.uk or

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TOUR HOTELS

PRETORIA: Protea Hotel by Marriott Pretoria Loftus Park (B&B)

Set in Pretoria, 2 km from University of Pretoria, Protea Hotel by Marriott Pretoria Loftus Park has an outdoor swimming pool and a terrace. Featuring a 24-hour front desk, this smoke-free property also provides guests with a restaurant. The property is non-smoking throughout and is situated 2.3 km from Union Buildings. At the hotel, rooms have a desk and a flat-screen TV. Every room comes with a private bathroom with a shower, while some rooms will provide you with city views. Guest rooms will provide guests with a fridge. Guests at Protea Hotel Pretoria Loftus Park can enjoy a Full English/Irish breakfast. Guests can make use of the business centre or relax in the bar. Loftus Versfeld Stadium is 300 metres from the accommodation

DRAKENSBERG: Cathedral Peak Hotel (Full Board)

Nestled in the picturesque Drakensberg Mountain Range, a World Heritage Site, Cathedral Peak Hotel features a 9-hole golf course, a swimming pool and gym facilities. The rooms offer views of the surrounding mountains and include an en suite bathroom with a bath or shower. The suites come with a bath and a fireplace. Breakfast, Light Lunch and dinner as well as mid-morning and afternoon tea are included. Cathedral Peak Hotel has a dining area and a bar. Guests can also enjoy guided hikes and bird watching. Free WiFi is available in public areas.

NAMBITI SAFARI: The Springbok Lodge, Nambiti Private Game Reserve (Full Board)

The Springbok Lodge features an outdoor swimming pool, garden, a shared lounge and terrace in Nambiti Private Game Reserve. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a children’s playground. There is free private parking and the property provides paid airport shuttle service. At the hotel, every room is equipped with a desk, bed linen and a balcony with a mountain view. The private bathroom is equipped with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. At The Springbok Lodge, all rooms are fitted with air conditioning and a safety deposit box. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving African, Seafood and Grill Bbq cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested

UMHLANGA: Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga (B&B)

Located 700 metres from the beach in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks, Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga boasts family-friendly accommodation with free WiFi and air-conditioned rooms. Guests of Protea Umhlanga can enjoy partial sea views from some of the rooms with stylish, elegant furnishings. Each air-conditioned room has a satellite TV and separate bathroom, while some offer a fully-equipped kitchenette. A delicious buffet breakfast is served every morning at the on-site Lighthouse Restaurant. For lunch and dinner, guests can explore a variety of restaurants situated within walking distance of the property. To ensure a hassle-free stay, the attentive staff can arrange for airport shuttle and babysitting service upon request at a charge. There is a 24-hour reception desk and on-site parking is available for a surcharge. Nearby attractions include the KZN Shark’s Board, Gateway Shopping Centre, and the Hawaan Forest.

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£2895 per person sharing

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9 nights from 5th July 2024

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