Newlands in Cape Town is one of the most scenic and iconic cricket grounds in world cricket, rated 2nd only to historic Lords Cricket Ground by 'The Cricketer' magazine. This is the 2nd Test Match of the series, and always the most popular of the tour, so book early! We have included 4 and 5 star hotel options, but we can of course book another hotel in Cape Town if that is what you would prefer - after all we are specialists in South Africa!
This package includes shaded seated match tickets for all 5 days, and transfers each day. We then have a few suggested extensions. Or we can tailor-make whatever you want, around this package. Please ask us to quote for flights, or you can just take the ground package. There is also an option for a shared hospitality package - please ask us for details.
ARRIVAL IN VIBRANT CAPE TOWN
On arrival into Cape Town International Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel for your 6-night stay. Enjoy the attractions of one of the world’s most spectacular cities, including Table Mountain; the V&A Waterfront; Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens; the Cape of Good Hope; Robben Island, and many more. Just a 45-minute drive from Cape Town and you’re in the scenic mountains and valleys of the Winelands.
YOUR ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS...
THE TOWNHOUSE HOTEL
Set in a surprisingly tranquil corner of Cape Town, the Townhouse Hotel is adjacent to the oak-lined avenues of the Company Gardens, and just a short walk from lively Long St & Bree St.
TABLE BAY HOTEL
Positioned on Quay 6, the heart of the V&A Waterfront, the hub of one of the world’s most picturesque harbours, the Table Bay Hotel has views onto Table Mountain and the Atlantic
2nd CRICKET TEST MATCH AT NEWLANDS - DAY 1
This morning you will be collected from your hotel, arriving at the ground in plenty of time for the start of this iconic test match. You will be in shaded Grandstand seats. There is also the option of being in the shared hospitality section of the main Grandstand, and the package includes lunch & drinks for days 1-4 (Day 5 on a cash basis) - supplement £650 per person.
The batsmen ruled in 2016, with both Ben Stokes and Hashim Amla hitting double centuries, and the match was inevitably drawn, and went the full 5 days. This is the first time that both teams scored more than 600 runs in their first innings of a Test Match in South Africa. We are sure that this time the wicket will help the bowlers a little more!
1st CRICKET TEST MATCH AT NEWLANDS - DAYS 2-5
Spend the following few days enjoying the Test Match!
If the Test Match only goes for 4 days, we will provide a complimentary sightseeing tour pass which will allow you to explore the mother city.
DEPART CAPE TOWN
You will be collected from your hotel and transferred to Cape Town International Airport for your onward/return flight(s) & arrangements.
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|Cape Town City > Newlands||± 30min|
|V&A Waterfront > Newlands||± 30min|
|Note: These times are estimates and are dependant on traffic.|
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