Sport is a significant part of South Africa’s identity as a country, and as this significance grows so too does the importance of hosting sporting events within its borders. Therefore, travel is a huge part of bringing this experience to life. Pure-Travel plays a crucial part of bringing guests from all over the world to experience the brilliance of South Africa and the energy of sports travel.

Pure-Travel, part of Tourvest Destination Management’s Sports & Leisure division, also provides access to the most unforgettable experiences around sport, doing so with a dedicated team that have in-depth understanding, knowledge and expertise of these events. This stems from years of experience within the sport and travel environment.

Pure-Travel is dedicated to (amongst others):

  • Official Hospitality Agent to Simola Hill Climb: A classic race that marked the 13th edition of what has become South Africa’s premier motorsport event with a growing international footprint. The event took place in Knysna on May 4-7 2023, and is an annual event. Fan fests, Classic Car Friday, King of the Hill shootout – just some of the action not to be missed.
  • Official Sub Agent to Cape Town E-prix, which enjoyed a successful inaugural event in Cape Town on February 25, 2023. This was the first ever Formula E event to take place in sub-Saharan Africa and was in high demand, a sold-out event with next year only looking to be bigger and an even better experience.
  • Pure-Travel is the owner of the Cape Town International Hockey Tournament that takes place in Cape Town each year in July. This year the dates are set for July 18-23 and it is promising to be a highlight with an oversubscribed 64 teams taking part (including 16 international teams).
  • The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is a 42,2km prestigious global city race open to everyone, from elite athletes to social runners. The beautifully scenic route has views of Table Mountain, the Atlantic Ocean, historic landmarks, as well as many famous attractions. Pure-Travel is the Official Travel Partner for the race.
  • Pure-Travel offers guests the opportunity of a once-in-a-lifetime ski holiday, whether it’s on your own, with family or a group of friends – first timer or professional. Pure-Travel uses almost 30 years of experience, expertise, infrastructure and staffing in all our resorts – there is no better way to ski.
  • One of the largest sporting events in the world, the Olympic Games Paris 2024, takes place next year from July 26-August 11 in France. Pure-Travel is the official hospitality sub distributor for South Africa.
  • Pure-Travel has access to allocations for the various F1 Grand Prix races in the season. This experience for motorsport fans includes best located race tickets, accommodation, circuit transfers, and a representative to accompany the group and ensure the experience is perfect.