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England vs South Africa Test Cricket with David 'Bumble' Lloyd and David Graveney

Tour Overview

Begin the year in memorable fashion in the company of former England cricketers David 'Bumble' Lloyd and David Graveney as you watch England's Test Cricket series against South Africa.

Staying on the Waterfront in luxury accommodation, also included are Question & Answer evenings with David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd and David Graveney, and a tour of Cape Town which includes visits to Table Mountain, the Groot Constantia wine estate, lunch & a Duiker Island boat trip.

Single Supplement - From £950

Tour Includes

  • Lunch, wine-tasting & boat trip on Cape Town tour
  • Evenings with David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd and David Graveney
  • Category A match tickets for five days of the 2nd Test
  • Trips to the top of Table Mountain

Itinerary

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Day 1UK Departure

UK Departure

Departure from London Heathrow on the direct overnight British Airways flight to Johannesburg.

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Day 2Radisson Red Hotel

An evening with David 'Bumble' Lloyd

On arrival connect to a flight to Cape Town. The group will be met at the airport and transferred to stay for seven nights on a bed & breakfast basis at the Radisson Red Hotel.

Located in the Silo district of the V&A Waterfront the Radisson Red features 252 studios, free wireless internet, an onsite restaurant, fitness centre and rooftop pool with views of the iconic Table Mountain.

Cape Town's craft food and drink scene is celebrated in the OUIBar + KTCHN. From their dawn bakery and barista coffee, to their sundown shakes; taste the city's street food revolution.

All rooms feature widescreen televisions, oversized windows, king beds and fridges. Some room categories also feature balconies, bunks beds and views of the waterfront or Table Mountain.

After checking-in the group will have the rest of the afternoon at leisure, offering the opportunity to explore the many attractions of this magical city.

Tonight there will be a unique evening at the Commodore Hotel in the company of David 'Bumble' Lloyd, the former England cricketer and coach, and now a hugely popular and acclaimed commentator and pundit. As well as looking forward to the Test, ‘Bumble’ will share some of his favourite cricketing stories, and sign copies of his latest book, Around the World in 80 Pints: My Search for Cricket’s Greatest Places.

Overnight at the Radisson Red Hotel.

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Days 3-7Newlands Cricket Ground

South Africa vs England - 2nd Test

The group will be transferred to the beautiful Newlands Cricket Ground for each day’s play. 

Match tickets will be Category A tickets in the Member's Pavilion. These offer a great view, shade, and food & bar facilities within 30 metres. 

After the day’s play ends the group will be transferred back to the hotel. On one of the evenings there will be an exclusive private event at the Commodore Hotel, at which David Graveney will discuss the day’s play, recall some favourite cricketing anecdotes, and answer any questions.

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Day 8Tour of Cape Town's Highlights

Tour of Cape Town's Highlights

After breakfast the group will embark on a tour of Cape Town, beginning with a trip up the city’s most iconic feature - Table Mountain. One of the new natural 7 wonders of the world, it is a mountain chain which stretches from Signal Hill in the north, to Cape Point in the South and is the single richest floristic area in the world. After taking the cable car trip up 1089 metres to the top, visitors can enjoy one of the hiking trails and explore the summit further or just soak up the commanding 360-degree views of Cape Town, Table Bay and the nearby peaks of the surrounding mountains, and spot the native rock dassies.

The group will then travel to Cape Town’s beautiful wine-producing area of Constantia for a tasting at one of the wine estates. After lunch a boat cruise will take the group out to the Duiker Island seal colony where, in addition to numerous sea birds, thousands of wild Cape Fur seals can be viewed close up in their beautiful natural habitat.

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Day 9Cape Town

Leisure in Cape Town

The day is free to enjoy some last-minute shopping or sightseeing before the group travels to Cape Town airport to depart on the direct overnight British Airways flight to the UK.

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Day 10UK Arrival

UK Arrival

Arrive London Heathrow early morning.

  • UK Departure
  • Radisson Red Hotel
  • Newlands Cricket Ground
  • Tour of Cape Town's Highlights
  • Cape Town
  • UK Arrival

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