Travel and Accommodation


This airport is located North of Durban and was newly built in time for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Please arrange that your flights are to Durban.

Shuttle services will be available from King Shaka Airport to Official Accommodation and the Competition venue. The fee for airport transfer is included in the Participation Fee if you are staying at official event accommodation.

Airport Transfer bookings must be confirmed and paid for by the date listed in the Important date section of this bulletin.

Passengers must book transfers and accommodation through the Event Organisers.

Car hire is also available at King Shaka Airport for those that wish to be self sufficient.

Transport of athletes and officials during the competition

Accredited athletes and officials will be transferred by Shuttle Bus between the venue and all Official Accommodation that is booked by the Event Organizers. A bus schedule will be prepared and available nearer to the competition period.

From Durban:
Follow the N3 through the Marianhill toll plaza, then take the Shongweni/Assagay offramp (exit 32)
At the top of the offramp, turn left and drive for about 1km
Turn left and proceed past Denny Mushrooms offices on your left for 600m
Turn right and drive straight for 6km driving through the sugarcane fields, pass through the village, until you reach our entrance gates


Boats will be provided for the event. All competitors must provide their own paddles.

There is a 200 EURO deposit required for the boat, that will be refunded after the competition if the boat is received back in good order.


Please consult your local agent – or the Event Organisers Travel representative – when making travel arrangements as certain airlines do not allow the paddles to be transported as hand luggage and charge a fee.


All accommodation and amenities are in close proximity to the competition venue. No facility – accommodation, shopping, medical or any other facility is more than a 20 minute drive from the competition venue.

Competitor Accommodation ( please note that the options below are new options, due to the higher than anticipated event entries)

Accommodation is available and will be arranged at one of the various lodging possibilities described below. All options are within 15 minutes of the venue:


Twin Sleeper: 45 Euro’s pp per day, this includes dinner, bed and breakfast

Single Room: 55 Euros per day, this includes dinner, bed and breakfast

A gracious thatched accommodation, which is comfortable and has warm hospitality.

A swimming pool is in the grounds, for cooling off in hot weather. A lovely secluded garden for relaxation. WIFI is available.


Double or twin bedroom: 45 Euros pp per day (includes Breakfast and Dinner)

Single Bedroom: 60 Euros pp per day (includes Breakfast and Dinner)

Ollivanders Estate is an Equestrian Estate and Stud Farm overlooking the magnificent Shongweni Dam and Nature Reserve. Here you will find peace and tranquility in a natural African Environment.

Chantecler Hotel

Double or twin bedroom: 65 Euro’s per day, per person sharing, including dinner, bed and breakfast.

Single Room: 85 Euro’s per day, per person, including dinner, bed and breakfast.

Bordering the majestic Valley of a Thousand Hills, the history of this hotel dates back to 1940’s. A lovely, tranquil garden and swimming pool help guests relax and unwind.

Beautifully appointed rooms with fully equipped bathrooms with either a bath, shower or both.

Fawncastle Estate:

Double bedroom: 50 Euros pp per day

Executive bedroom: 55 Euros pp per day

Pool Room (sleeps 4): 50 Euros pp per day

Please note that Fawncastle Estate is Bed and Breakfast Only. Lunch is provided at the competition venue. Dinner can be arranged seperately with the organising committee for an additional fee.

Airconditioned rooms, with 10 TV channels, fridge, microwave , tea and coffee making facilities.

Swimming pool on the premises.

Clifton Country House

Price per person per night including dinner, bed and breakfast: 45 Euro’s

Guest House located on a 150 acre estate with panaromic views, abundant bird life, walks, and a stocked bass dam.

Cottages, and rooms are available here and rooms will be allocated to keep teams together with shared facilities.

Please note that to try and keep teams together in the same hotels etc. we may allocate you a different accommodation at the same price and same amenities as you have selected above. We will inform you directly should we need to do this.

Please also inform us soonest should you have other guests travelling to watch the event, so we can also try and accommodate them in the same venue as you have chosen.

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