Bundu Bashers Travel in conjunction with Bigfoot Travel from the United Kingdom arranged a Biology tour to South Africa for Kirkham Grammar School, who are based in Lancashire, England. The tour begian in Cape Town where the group were accommodated for 4 nights at the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge. Tours in Cape Town included a visit to the infamous Robben Island, a trip up Table Mountain as well as a Cape Penninsular tour including Cape Point, the Cape of Good Hope and Boulders Beach where they will see penguins in their natural habitat. The group then travelled along the Garden Route to Oudtshoorn where they visited an ostrich farm before continuing on to Knysna where they spent the night. The group then enjoyed a walk to the Knysna Heads viewpoint before continuing on to Kariega Game Reserve. They spent 2 nights at the Reserve as well as enjoyed a total of 4 game drives where they had a chance to spot the Big 5. The tour ended in Port Elizabeth where the group had some shopping and leisure time before flying back to the UK. The tour party consisted of 17 students and 4 staff.
The King's School, Canterbury will be traveling to South Africa with their 1st and 2nd teams. They will be traveling with 44 boys and 6 staff. Their tour will begin in Cape Town where they will play matches against Excelsior School and Rondebosch Boys' High School. They will then continue through to the Garden Route where they will play against a local school. They will spend two nights at Kariega Game Reserve and will then end their tour in Port Elizabeth where they will play against Grey High School. Whilst in South Africa they will visit many popular tourist attractions such as Table Mountain, Robben Island, Knysna Elephant Park and a cruise on Knysna Lagoon. They will also have the opportunity to visit Langa Township.
The Leys School from the UK, in conjunction with XLBundu Bashers Travel and Living With The Lions, will be travelling to South Africa in July /August 2019 with their rugby and boys hockey teams. The 34 boys and 5 staff will arrive in Gauteng and stay at the High Performance Centre where they will have training sessions. They will then play a further 2 matches before they head out to the Pilanesberg National Park for a night. While at Pilanesberg the group will enjoy a morning and an afternoon game drive. Then it’s off to the ever popular Sun City where they will stay for 2 nights and also enjoy some time at the Valley of the Waves. The group will fly to the ‘Mother City’ and spend 2 nights in Stellenbosch and play matches. Then they will spend 2 nights at Geodgedacht Farm Trust interacting with the children and getting involved with the projects. And 2 nights in Cape Town with the last matches. There is also exciting sightseeing activities included along the way.
Thomas More College travelled with their prep school boys and girls hockey teams to Cape Town. They travelled with 14 girls, 14 boys and 5 staff. They played matches against Durbanville Primary School, Sun Valley Primary School, Somerset College Prep and Somerset House as well as participating in a festival at Pinehurst Primary School. They were hosted for two nights and spent the remainder of the nights at Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge. Whilst in Cape Town they visited Cape Point, Cheetah Outreach and a Harbour Cruise at the V&A Waterfront as well as visiting the SA Museum and Planetarium.