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Are you eagerly anticipating the clashes of the Springboks on home turf in 2024? If the answer is a resounding yes, here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming Springbok home matches. From the power-driven atmosphere of Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria to the scenic backdrop of Cape Town’s DHL Stadium, the upcoming fixtures promise an experience rugby supporters will never forget.

Springboks Home Fixtures 2024

Mark your calendars for an action-packed season. Here are the home fixtures in 2024 with our four-time World Champions, the Springboks.  

6 July: SA vs. Ireland (Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria) 

13 July: SA vs. Ireland (Hollywoodbets Kings Park, Durban) 

20 July: SA vs. Portugal (Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein) 

31 August: SA vs. New Zealand (Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg) 

7 September: SA vs. New Zealand (DHL Stadium, Cape Town) 

28 September: SA vs. Argentina (Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit) 

The clash against New Zealand in Cape Town is especially anticipated, as the two rugby powerhouses go head-to-head at the iconic DHL Stadium on 7 September.  

Navigating the Stadiums 

To make your rugby adventure seamless, here’s a quick guide on the key details for each stadium:

Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 

Capacity: 51,762 

Home to: Bulls, Blue Bulls and Mamelodi Sundowns 

How to get there: From OR Tambo International Airport, take a taxi, rideshare, or rent a car for a 45-minute to 1-hour journey covering about 45 kilometres. Some hotels may offer shuttles, and public transport options are available with transfers.  

Fan Park: Next to the stadium, the D-field fan park typically boasts beer tents, a stage with live performances, and activities for kids. Inside the stadium before the game, enjoy local artists’ performances. 

See the Springboks play Ireland on 6 July with our Incoming Series Travel, Park & Ride, Hospitality or Night Travel package. 

Hollywoodbets Kings Park, Durban: 

Capacity: 54,000 

Home to: AmaZulu and Sharks 

How to get there: A drive takes about 23 minutes and is just over 30 kilometres from the airport to the stadium.    

Fan Park: Expect everything from special promotions to activities and an overall festive atmosphere.   

Watch the game live with our Incoming Series Night Travel, Travel or Ticket Package. Alternatively, book one package to see both matches on 6 and 13 July between the Springboks and Ireland 

Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein 

Capacity: 46,000 

Home to: Toyota Cheetahs and Toyota Free State Cheetahs rugby teams. 

How to get there: From Bram Fischer International Airport, your journey will be approximately 15-20 minutes, at a distance of about 15 kilometres. Options include taxis, rideshare services, hotel shuttles, or renting a car, 

Fan Park: The atmosphere around the stadium before a game is lively. Fans can grab food, drinks, and team gear, creating an eclectic pre-game experience. 

Don’t miss the action – see the Springboks face Portugal live at Toyota Stadium, book your sports package now. 

Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg: 

Capacity: 60,000 

Home to: Emirates Lions and Sigma Lions 

How to get there: To reach Emirates Airline Park from the airport, it’s approximately a 25-kilometre journey that takes around 30 minutes by taxi, rideshare, or rental car, ensuring a quick and convenient transfer for sports enthusiasts. 

Fan Park: Emirates Airline Park’s fan park is a bustling pre-game spot where fans come together for food, drinks, and entertainment before matches, creating a lively atmosphere full of excitement and camaraderie. 

DHL Stadium, Cape Town:

Capacity: 55,000 

Home to: DHL Stormers 

How to get there: To reach DHL Cape Town Stadium from Cape Town Airport, take a taxi, rideshare, or rent a car for a 20-30 minute ride. Some hotels offer shuttles, and public transport options like the MyCiTi Bus are available with transfers.  

Fan Park: DHL Cape Town Stadium usually has a fan park during major events like rugby matches. This area offers food, drinks, merchandise, and entertainment for fans to enjoy before the game, creating a lively atmosphere.  

Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit:

Capacity: 40,929  

Home to: The Pumas 

How to get there: To reach Mbombela Stadium from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, take a taxi, rideshare, or rent a car for a 30-40 minute journey of about 27 kilometres. Some hotels may offer shuttles, and public transport options are available with transfers to reach the stadium. 

Fan Park: Fans can expect a lively and festive atmosphere. There will be food and beverage stalls, merchandise vendors, live entertainment, and a sense of camaraderie as supporters gather to enjoy the pre-game excitement before heading into the stadium.  


Must-See Sights Beyond the Stadiums

While the rugby matches are undoubtedly the main event, why not make the most of your trip by exploring the vibrant cities hosting these epic matches? 


  • Visit the Union Buildings for a glimpse of South Africa’s political history. 
  • Take a stroll through the breathtaking Pretoria National Botanical Garden. 


  • Relax on the beaches of the Golden Mile. 
  • Fill up on delicious food at the bustling Victoria Street Market. 


  • Venture to the nearby Golden Gate Highlands National Park for a stroll through nature. 
  • Discover the city’s cultural heritage at the National Museum. 


  • Visit the iconic Apartheid Museum for a poignant historical experience. 
  • Emirates Airline Park, the iconic Nelson Mandela Square and the bustling neighbourhoods of Soweto await your roar of support.  

Cape Town:

  • Take a cable car ride up Table Mountain for panoramic views. 
  • Stroll along the vibrant V&A Waterfront for shopping and dining or take a trip to the Cape Winelands. 


  • Embark on a scenic drive to Blyde River Canyon for landscapes you’ve never seen before. 
  • Explore the Lowveld National Botanical Garden for a serene escape from city life.  


Why Choose Edusport for Your Rugby Sports Package? 

Discover the ultimate rugby experience with Edusport. We pride ourselves on crafting bespoke rugby sports packages and tours that elevate your game-day adventure to new heights.  

Immerse yourself in rugby culture by choosing Edusport’s expertly curated packages. Whether you opt for our Park & Ride with pre-match drinks, our Travel package complete with accommodation and daily breakfast, or our Hospitality package offering a premium buffet meal, live entertainment, and exclusive suite access, Edusport ensures every moment is unforgettable.  

Don’t just watch the matches; live them with Edusport. Book your rugby sports package today and make memories that last a lifetime! 

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