Clifton Prep School from Durban travelled to Cape Town with their 41 choir boys and 6 staff. Bundu Bashers Travel handled their flight, coach, staff accommodation and sightseeing arrangements. They had the opportunity to visit the Castle of Good Hope and Eagle Encounters at Spier. They held concerts at Western Province Prep School, Bridge House, Somerset House Prep and Bishops Prep School.
Tour Leader Comments :
I just wanted to thank you so much for an amazing 2019 Clifton Music Tour.
Everything ran like clockwork and the boys thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. Thank you also for their bags – they were absolutely ecstatic when they heard they were getting travel bags!
It is always a pleasure to work with Bundu Bashers.
Cornwall Hill College from Pretoria once again sent their Prep girls on a Hockey tour to KwaZulu-Natal in August. The group began their tour in Howick where they played their first match against Howick Preparatory School and were hosted for the night by local families. The group then headed to Durban where they were accommodated at the Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge for 3 nights. They had 2 training sessions at Queensmead Stadium with a professional coach as well as played matches against Hillcrest Primary School and Reddam House Umhlanga. Sightseeing in Durban included free time at the beach, a visit to the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board and a full day at uShaka Marine World with a session at the snorkel lagoon. The group consisted of 14 girls and 3 staff members.
Denstone College, from Staffordshire, England, sent their girls hockey team on a tour of South Africa in August. The team of 20 girls and 3 staff commenced their tour in Gauteng, where they stayed at the High Performance Centre in Pretoria for 1 night and were also hosted by Hoerskool Waterkloof. The team also spent time at Konka, where they participated in various programs to strengthen their skills. Loftus Stadium, Voortrekker Museum, Soweto and the Apartheid Museum were some of the sights the team visited while in Johannesburg. The team then headed to White River where they had a match against Nelspruit High School and enjoyed an visit to the Jane Goodhall Chimp Sanctuary. The team then had the opportunity to spot the Big Five at the world renowned Kruger National Park where they stayed at Skukuza Camp for 2 nights. While at the game reserve they enjoyed game drives in search of wildlife such as lion, hyena and elephant and also enjoyed a bush braai dinner under the African stars. The tour continued to Cape Town where the team spent 6 nights. In between their matches in the Cape, they visited iconic attractions such as Robben Island, Boulders Beach, Hout Bay and the Cheetah Sanctuary, where they viewed and interacted with these majestic creatures. The girls also enjoyed a hike up Table Mountain. After a magical 17 night tour of South Africa, the team returned back to the UK.
Reddam House Waterfall travelled with their U11 and U13 boys and girls on a hockey tour to the beautiful province of Mpumalanga! They drove there on the 01st August 2019 for a quick, jam packed tour. The teams played in a series of fixtures against local schools. They also had the pleasure of visiting Sudwala Caves and enjoying the Fish Spa! The group were accommodated at the lovely Ingwenyama Resort for the duration of their stay. Reddam House Waterfall returned to Johannesburg on Saturday, 03 August 2019 after their matches.
St Alban's College from Pretoria sent their 1st XI as well as an u16 team on a Cricket tour to India in August 2019. The tour began in Delhi where they were accommodated for 5 nights at the Holiday Inn Hotel. The teams played their first 3 matches against local clubs/schools as well as enjoyed a city tour of Delhi which consitsed of a Rickshaw street tour, a visit to one of India's largest Mosques - Jama Masjid, as well as other local sightseeing. They then headed to Agra where they spent the night. In Agra they enjoyed a visit to the Taj Mahal - one of the 7 Wonders of the World. The tour ended off in Jaipur where the group were accommodated for the final 5 nights of their tour at the Zone by the Park Hotel. They played their final matches against local schools/clubs and enjoyed local sightseeing which included an elephant ride at Amber Fort and a city tour of Jaipur where they viewed 2 of the most beautiful palaces in India. The tour party consisted of 24 boys and 4 staff members.