Sports & Events

a specialised division


F1 Grand Prix
The Sports Department is a specialised division within Thompsons, created to manage group travel to a wide range of special interest sporting events around the world. As part of the largest tourism wholesaler in South Africa we offer you expert advice, superb hotels at convenient locations, top class service, and most importantly, excellent prices. Enjoy the thrill of experiencing your favourite sport from a ringside seat. Nothing can beat watching world champions at play whether it is Football, Formula One Grand Prix motor racing, Moto GP bike racing, Tennis and Golf. We will take you up close to the premier sporting events travelling with a group of enthusiasts or on your own personalised itinerary.

Why choose the Thompsons Sports Department?

01. Custom tailored packages to choose from
02. Premier seating at the event
03. Well located hotels offering excellent value
04. Convenient shuttle services to the event
05. Thompsons Tour Leader on call throughout the trip


Special Events at Thompsons
Thompsons offers a selection of special events throughout the year to take you to exciting destinations and events. Join us on a romantic journey on the luxurious Blue Train, feast on tasty goodies at the Oyster Festival in Knysna or the Good Food & Wine Show in Cape Town or settle down for a night of mood music at the Cape Town Jazz Festival. If the races are on your agenda we offer packages to both the J&B Met in Cape Town and the Durban July in KZN.

Our services include:

01. Flights and accommodation
02. Transfers where required
03. Tickets to the event
04. Additional day tours while at your destination