St John's College Hockey Tour to Durban
St John's College from Zimbabwe arrived at Durban's King Shaka International Airport on the 28 March 2012 to partake in a Hockey festival at Kearsney College for 5 days. One day prior to and one day after the festival they were accommodated at On The Beach Backpackers in Umhlanga. During the festival they were accommodated at Kearnsey College while taking part in fun activities, coaching clinics and playing numerous indoor and outdoor matches. They departed for Zimbabwe again on the 3 April 2012 after an exciting festival.
ALUMNI RUGBY CLUB RUGBY TOUR TO SOUTH AFRICA
Alumni Rugby Club from Argentina sent 4 rugby teams on a 2 week tour to Cape Town, South Africa in March 2012. The group consisted of 109 players and coaches. They played two rugby matches against local clubs and one match against a development team. The group was accommodated in hotels throughout their stay. They arranged their own sightseeing which included bungee jumping, a Super 15 rugby match and visits to local beaches, as well as Table Mountain.
BRIDGE HOUSE SCHOOL ART AND GEOGRAPHY TOUR TO CHINA
Bridge House School from Cape Town sent their art and geography students on a tour to China in March 2012. The group consisted of 27 students and 2 teachers. The 16 night tour included visits to Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Hong Kong. The group were accommodated in hotels throughout their stay. Some of the sightseeing highlights were The Great Wall, The Forbidden City and Summer Palace. The group also visited temples and museums, as well as other art and geography related attractions.
Chisipite Senior School Hockey tour to Durban
On the 29 March 2012 Chisipite Senior School from Zimbabwe attended and played in a Hockey Festival at Kearsney College in Durban. They were accommodated for 4 nights at Kearsney College and the festival focused on coaching clinics and indoor and outdoor matches. Their main focus of this trip was their sport of passion, Hockey. They departed on the 2 April 2012 back to Zimbabwe.
CLIFTON COLLEGE ARCH TROPHY CRICKET TOURNAMENT
Clifton College sent a cricket team to Dubai to participate in the ARCH Trophy Cricket Challenge. The boys competed against 7 other schools from Dubai, South Africa and the UK. While on tour the team enjoyed a thrilling desert safari and they also visited the Atlantis Water Park and the tallest building in the world - Burj Kalifa. Clifton College won 6 out of 7 games and were placed 2nd on the School Arch Trophy Log. They had a fantastic time in Dubai!
EAGLE HOUSE SCHOOL CRICKET TOUR TO SOUTH AFRICA
Eagle House from Berkshire traveled to South Africa in March with their cricket team consisting of 14 boys and 3 staff. They began their tour in Kwazulu Natal where they played matches against Felixton College, Howick Prep School, Thomas More College and Clifton Prep. They then traveled to Cape Town where they played against United Herzlia Schools and Langa development side. They spent two nights at the Road Lodge in Umhlanga and Best Western Cape Suites Hotel in Cape Town. Sightseeing included visits to Tala Game Reserve, Ushaka Marine World, Sharks Board, Robben Island and Table Mountain.
edgemead high school netball tour to jhb
Edgemead high school took two netball teams on a tour to Johannesburg.The two teams played 4 fixtures within their 5 day tour. They enjoyed a trip to The Apartheid Museum, The Cradle of Human Kind and Gold Reef City. An insightful tour of the Maropeng Visitors Centre and the Sterkfontein caves was also included in their tour package. The tour consisted of 14 students and 2 staff members.
Krugersdorp High History Tour To The UK & Europe
Krugersdorp High School embarked on a History tour to London, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy and they travelled via Dubai. This 16 day tour started in London. Some of the highlights included the London Dungeons, Tower of London, Imperial War Museum, a theatre show, a visit to Windsor Castle, Shakespeare’s Birth Place Museum, the main sights in Paris, Napoleons Grave, Natzwiller Concentration Camp, Dachau Concentration Camp, Innsbruck and various historical sights in Venice, Florence, Siena and Rome. The students and the staff had an amazing tour!!!
KRUGERSDORP HIGH SCHOOL NETBALL TOUR
Krugersdorp High School from Krugersdorp, Johannesburg, sent their netball team to Malaysia and Thailand in March/April 2012. Beginning their tour in Kuala Lumpur they spent 5 nights there, playing 3 matches against local clubs and visiting places such as the Batu Caves, a National Mosque, the KL Tower and enjoying a city tour of Kuala Lumpur. The group then made their way to Phuket where they stayed for 3 nights. They played 1 match while in Phuket. Sightseeing included a tour of Phi Phi Island and a Fantasea Show. A good time was had by all.
Michaelhouse Art and Cultural Tour To Europe And The UK
Michaelhouse boys’ school from the beautiful Natal Midlands embarked on an Art and Cultural Tour to Europe and The UK. This 16 day consisted of sightseeing in Rome, Florence, Venice, Paris and London. Some of the highlights included the Vatican Museum in Rome, city tour in Florence, Venice, Paris and the main tourist attractions in London. The boys and staff had an amazing tour!!!
PARKTOWN BOYS HIGH HOCKEY TOUR TO SINGAPORE/MALAYSIA
Parktown Boys High School sent their hockey team on a tour to Singapore & Malaysia.With a total of 8 fixtures lined up, the group also visited various places of interest whilst on tour. The group enjoyed a visit to Sentosa Island, The Petronas Twin Towers, King’s Palace, Independence Square and KL Tower. The group was accommodated at The YMCA Fort canning Lodge, Grand Continental, Radius International, as well as the Excelsior Hotel and the Paradise Sandy Bay Hotel. The tour landed back on South African soil on Thursday 12th April!
Reddam House Cradle of Humankind Field trip to Johannesburg
Reddam House Atlantic Seaboard took 18 students on a cultural tour to Johannesburg. Upon their arrival in Johannesburg, they travelled to Maropeng – The Cradle of Humankind, where they had exciting tours of Maropeng and the Sterkfontein Caves. While at The Cradle of Humankind, they learned about the evolution of mankind and enjoyed a star gazing evening. The group was accommodated at the Maropeng Hominid House. After their stay at Maropeng, they then visited the Apartheid Museum and the Military War Museum. The group then took the Gautrain to O R Tambo International Airport before heading back to Cape Town. The students had a fantastic time on tour!
ST CATHERINE'S CONVENT SWIMMING TOUR TO AUSTRALIA
St Catherine’s Convent sent their swimming team on a tour of Australia. The touring party had swimming galas arranged for them on the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sydney. Sightseeing was also included. The last night was spent in Sydney. The team really had an exciting tour!!!
Thomas More College Cultural Tour to Cape Town
Thomas More College from Kloof, Kwazulu Natal, travelled for the second year running to Cape Town on a Cultural Tour. They travelled with 29 students aged 12 and 13 years old and 3 staff members. They stayed at Wellwood Lodge in Fishhoek for five nights. They visited many of Cape Towns popular tourist attractions such as Robben Island, Cape Point, Table Mountain, Ratanga Junction, Seal Island and Boulder's Beach as well as many historical attractions such as the Castle of Good Hope, Groot Constantia, Rhodes Memorial, Simon's Town Naval Base, the Bokaap and the Malay Quarter as well as Groote Schuur Hospital where the world's first heart transplant took place.
Whitgift School Hockey Tour to South Africa
Whitgift School sent their 1st and 2nd Hockey teams on a tour to South Africa. The group began their exciting journey in Port Elizabeth where they will participated in the Grey High School Nomads Festival. They then made their way to Johannesburg where they played matches against St Davids Marist Inanda and St Johns College. They ended their tour with a night at Bakubung Bush Lodge and two nights at Sun City.
"The tour was perfect from start to finish and your personal touches make a huge difference to the staff and consequently to the boys." - Alistair Osborne