Comrades Marathon 2012

03 Jun 2012 to
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For the 2012 Comrades Marathon, we are offering a 5 night travel package.  Extra nights are available on request and subject to availability.  For 2012, the run is a "down race", so finished in Durban.

Guaranteed Race Entry also available now for International Runners when booking your travel package with us.

Typical Itinerary

Day 1. Thursday 31 May 2012 - On arrival at Durban King Shaka Airport you proceed to the arrivals area for your transport to Durban City Lodge, where you will check in and stay for the next 2 nights. During the day you can take a stroll at your leisure to the Durban Exhibition Centre for race registration and shop/feel the vibe at the Expo ! The rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 2. Friday 01 June 2012 - If you didn't register yesterday, perhaps do this today. Or take the organised bus tour of the race route (refer to the marathon organisers for more details).  Breakfast included.

Day 3. Saturday 02 June 2012 - During the afternoon we will travel by coach to Pietermaritzburg (journey time +/- 1 hour). Please note only one small bag is permitted. Any excess luggage will need to be stored in the storage room at Durban City Lodge. Check in at Golden Horse Casino Hotel. Relax, prepare kit and self for the next day!  Breakfast included.

Day 4. Sunday 03 June 2012 - Check out at 04h00 and leave luggage with our staff in the reception area. Your luggage will be taken to your hotel in Durban. Transport will be provided to the race start (journey time +/- 10 minutes) . After finishing the race please walk to the Durban City Lodge where you will check in and stay for the next 2 nights. Relax! You deserve it!  Breakfast included.

Day 5. Monday 04 June 2012 - Try and straighten knees ! Take it easy today, day at leisure. Breakfast included.

Day 6. Tuesday 05 June 2012 - Transport to Durban King Shaka Airport included this day. Breakfast included.


Twin Room - £465 per person (based on 2 people sharing the room).
Single Room price - £675 per person.
Extra nights and excursion details are available on request.

The above prices are per adult and DO NOT include the race Entry Fees/Flights/Insurance.

Race Entry: £130 including timing chip.

If you wish us to arrange your flights, we can do this for you. 

At time of booking we require a 50% deposit.  Plus we must receive the full balance payment by 5th February 2012.


If you wish any general information for the 2012 Comrades marathon, we advise you to go to the,

Comrades Marathon website.


To check availability of our travel packages please call our office on +44 161 703 8161 or email to us at


As a British passport holder you may stay as a visitor for 90 days, but must have at least 30 days remaining on your passport.  Also, you will be required to supply a yellow fever certificate that has been issued at least 10 days prior to arrival in South Africa if you have travelled from a country with yellow fever.  If you do not have a valid certificate, you will be denied entry to South Africa.

We strongly advise that you read the details on the FCO website.

For links to important websites,  click here.

For details of insurance for the our travel packages, please visit our  insurance page.

There is additional information about our other Concierge Services on our special web page.




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