Chelsea Preparatory School, from Durban North, will be taking 2 hockey teams on a tour to Cape Town in June. The teams will be accommodated at a hotel for the duration of their tour and have matches lined up against Rondebosch Boys', Herschel, Sweet Valley Primary and Kenridge Primary School, to mention a few. During their tour the teams will ride the cableway up to Table Mountain, visit the Castle of Good Hope, go bobsledding at the toboggan park, ride a boat through the Grand Canal and board a ferry to Robben Island, where they will have a guided tour.
Cornwall Hill College will be sending their U13 cricket boys to the UK in June 2019. They will depart on Friday, 21 June 2019 and return on 06 July 2019. They will play 9 matches in total incuding matches against Bedford School, Twyford School, Monkton Combe School, Kings Hall School, Whitgift School, Westbourne House School and Lambrook School. To end off their tour they will spend 2 nights in London where they will enjoy the beautiful sights the city has to offer including London Eye, London Dungeon, Madame Tussauds and a Theatre Show.
Grey High School, from Port Elizabeth, will be sending their 1st XI cricket team and 2 staff to the UK in June. The group departs Port Elizabeth for Manchester on the 17 June and will spend 16 nights touring the UK. While on tour, they will play matches against local schools such as Sedbergh School, Wellington College, Malvern College and Millfield School, to mention a few. They will also be attending the Silk Trophy Cricket Festival at Eton School where they will participate against other UK schools. The group will also spend 2 nights in London, where they will visit the London Eye and Madame Tussauds. They will also visit the famous Lord’s Cricket Ground for a visit. After a memorable tour, the group will depart London’s Heathrow Airport on the 4th July for Port Elizabeth.
Economics and Life Orientation students from Hilton College are set for departure to the USA on the 18th June. Accompanied by 5 staff members, the boys will depart Durban for Dubai, where they will begin their tour. During their stopover in Dubai, the group will spend the day exploring the city before heading to their hotel to rest before boarding their next flight. After their exciting adventure in Dubai, the tour proceeds to the USA where the group will arrive in Washington. During their 4 night stay in Washington, the boys are set to visit the National Mall, US Capitol Building, the White House visitors centre, the famous Smithsonian Museum, the International Monetary Fund and the US Treasury, which includes a tour where they will observe the currency production process. The tour continues to the Big Apple, New York, where the group will stay for 6 nights. During their stay in New York, the group will use metrocards to commute through the city, immersing themselves in typical New York culture. Visits to the Empire State Building, 911 Memorial, Liberty Island, Wall Street, the United Nation Headquarters, Rockerfeller Centre are some of listed visits scheduled for the group. During the US tour, boys will also visit various universities such as Columbia, Princeton & Georgetown where they will have a chance to explore the campuses and enquire about possible enrolment. No visit to New York would be complete without seeing a broadway show; fortunately for the group, they will get this opportunity. After a spectacular 11 night tour, the group will depart New York for Durban.
Millfield School from the UK will be travelling to South Africa on a very exciting Conservation Tour! Departing London's Heathrow International Airport for Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport. When they arrive they will be heading to Care For Wild. This is the world’s largest Rhino Orphanage and Sanctuary. Here they will be learning invaluable information about Rhino conservation. They will then be travelling down to KwaZulu-Natal and spending time at Somkhanda Game Reserve. Here they will be working with the community outreach programme and immersing themselves into the local community and conservation efforts. This tour promises to be a once in a lifetime experience!
St Charles College from Pietermaritzburg will be taking an invitational cricket team to the UK in June/July 2019. They will travel with 12 senior players and 2 accompanying staff. The team will depart South Africa on the 24 June 2019 on Virgin Airlines. On arrival at Heathrow Airport they will transfer to Oakham School for the first fixture of the tour! The team will play other local schools such as: Stamford School, Framlingham College, King's College School Wimbledon, Sutton Valence School, King's College Taunton, and Exeter School. The team will also enjoy sightseeing and have a guided tour of Lords, The London Eye with a river cruise as well as a visit to the London Dungeon. With a nice mix of sightseeing and fixtures, the boys are in for a very memorable tour! The team will return to South Africa on the 06 July 2019.
Thomas More College are sending their U13 and 1st Cricket Teams to the United Kingdom in June / July 2019. They will enjoy a 13 night tour and will play fixtures against various schools while being hosted at some of these schools. To name a few, they will play against King's College School, Wimbledon, Papplewick School, Newland House School, Eton College and Westbourne House School. They will end off their tour in London and will enjoy visits to the Lord's Cricket Ground, The London Eye and Madame Taussauds as well as an evening boat cruise on the River Thames.
Trinityhouse Preparatory School from Johannesburg will be sending 12 boys and 3 staff on a cricket tour to the United Kingdom. The touring team will depart Johannesburg on a Virgin Atlantic flight and they will spend 13 nights touring the UK. While on tour, there are 9 matches scheduled against local UK schools including Highfield School, Feltonfleet and Moulsford School. During their stay, they will visit Bath where they can roam and explore this magnificent, ancient town. After their matches, the team will head to London where they will spend 2 nights in a centrally located hotel. The team will enjoy a guided tour of the Lord’s Cricket Stadium, where they have an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of many cricket legends through the Long Room, see the original Ashes Urn and visit the team change rooms. The boys will enjoy visits to the London Eye and Madame Tussauds.