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The anticipation is palpable, the stadiums are buzzing, and the atmosphere is electric – it’s that time of the year again when rugby fever grips South Africa! The Springboks, four-time world champions, are gearing up for home matches in three iconic cities: Pretoria, Durban, and Bloemfontein. And what better way to experience the thrill of live rugby than by immersing yourself in a weekend of sports, culture, and adventure? 

Springbok Rugby Fixtures in 2024

The Springboks’ fixtures in 2024 promise an action-packed line-up of thrilling matches that will keep fans on the edge of their seats. Mark your calendars for the following home fixtures: 

Saturday, 6 July: SA vs. Ireland at Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria. 

Saturday, 13 July: SA vs. Ireland at Hollywoodbets Kings Park, Durban. 

Saturday, 20 July: SA vs. Portugal at Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein. 

From intense rivalries to nail-biting showdowns, each game is a testament to the passion and skill of South Africa’s beloved rugby team, the Bokke.  

How Much is a Springbok Ticket in South Africa?

Springbok ticket prices vary depending on the venue and seating category. However, with Edusport, you can enjoy competitive rates and exclusive access to premium seating options, ensuring that you get the best possible experience at the best possible price. Depending on the package you’re booking, you’ll also be part of pre-match festivities, and enjoy comfortable, convenient accommodation, and meals before the big day.  

Now let’s look at what a 48-hour itinerary could look like in each host city. 

Saturday, 6 July: SA vs. Ireland – Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

Morning: Begin your adventure with a visit to the Union Buildings, a symbol of South Africa’s political heritage. Explore the gardens and take in the city views. 

Afternoon: Immerse yourself in history at the Voortrekker Monument, learning about South Africa’s past through exhibitions and scenic viewpoints. 

Evening: Head to Loftus Versfeld for the Springboks vs. Ireland match and experience the thrill of live rugby. After the final whistle blows, keep the excitement going with a post-match celebration at one of Pretoria’s vibrant bars or restaurants, where you can relive the highlights of the game over a cold beer, delicious dinner or glass of wine. 

Sunday, 7 July: Take time to explore

Morning: Explore the Pretoria National Botanical Garden, take a stroll among indigenous flora and enjoy a picnic. 

Afternoon: Visit the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History for fascinating exhibits then indulge in brunch at a local café, savouring freshly brewed coffee and delicious pastries before catching a flight back home.  

Saturday, 13 July: SA vs. Ireland – Hollywoodbets Kings Park, Durban 

Morning: Start your day with a refreshing dip in the Indian Ocean at uShaka Beach. Indulge in a seafood feast at the Durban Fish Market for brunch. 

Afternoon: As kick-off approaches, make your way to Hollywoodbets Kings Park, where the iconic ‘Shark Tank’ awaits and catch the Springboks vs. Ireland 

Evening: After the final whistle blows, continue the festivities at the nearby Florida Road, where trendy bars and bustling restaurants offer a vibrant nightlife.  

Sunday, 14 July: Exploring Durban

Morning: Visit the KwaMuhle Museum for insights into Durban’s history. For a taste of authentic Zulu cuisine, head to the Victoria Street Market, where an array of spices, crafts, and culinary delights await. 

Afternoon: Before bidding farewell to Durban, take a scenic drive along the Golden Mile, where palm-fringed promenades and sweeping ocean views provide the perfect backdrop for a relaxing stroll. 

Saturday, 20 July: SA vs. Portugal – Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein 

Morning: Explore the Oliewenhuis Art Museum where a collection of South African artworks awaits. Enjoy traditional Free State fare at a local café or bakery for breakfast. 

Afternoon: As match time between SA and Portugal approaches, make your way to Toyota Stadium, where the roar of the crowd and the thunderous chants of ‘Bokke’ reverberate through the air. 

Evening: After the final whistle blows, soak up the festive atmosphere at the nearby Loch Logan Waterfront, where lively cafes and bustling markets offer the perfect setting for a post-match celebration. 

Sunday, 21 July: Exploring Bloemfontein 

Morning: Immerse yourself in Bloemfontein’s natural beauty with a visit to the Franklin Nature Reserve, where scenic trails and abundant wildlife provide the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Then explore the Anglo-Boer War Museum for fascinating insights into South Africa’s past. 

Afternoon: Before bidding farewell to Bloemfontein, enjoy a leisurely brunch at a local farm stall, where farm-fresh produce and homemade treats await. 

Why Book with Edusport? 

With Edusport, you can trust our commitment to working with reputable suppliers and delivering service excellence. From securing Springbok rugby tickets to organising seamless travel arrangements, we ensure your rugby experience is nothing short of extraordinary. 

Let’s Go Watch the Bokke Win!

Whether you’re a die-hard rugby fan or a family looking for an unforgettable adventure, a weekend with the Springboks promises excitement, camaraderie, and memories that will last a lifetime. Get in touch with us and book your Incoming Series package now to make sure you don’t miss out. With Edusport, you can trust us to ensure that every moment of your rugby experience is nothing short of extraordinary. So, pack your jersey, rally your friends, and get ready for a weekend of sporting thrills! 

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