Sharks Academy


The Sharks Academy, located in Durban, South Africa is recognised and one of the world\'s leading premier rugby institutes. The Sharks Academy offers a glimpse into the world of professional rugby where you train and learn from some of the best coaches and trainers in South Africa such as Swys de Bruin, Sharks U21 coach, Ettienne Fynn, Sharks Scrum Coach and Deon Kayser, Sharks Back-line Coach.

In addition your team will benefit from the knowledge that former and current South African legends of the sport such as John Smit, Percy Montgomery and Beast Mtawarira can impart during meet and greet sessions.

The Academy makes used of the world class facilities at the Absa Stadium Durban including the gymnasium, lecture rooms, training fields, dining and medical facilites.

THE SHARKS ACADEMY IMMERSION PROGRAMME lasts 4 full days and includes conditioning, life skills, position-specific skills training, team sessions, pre-match preparation, nutrition, 2 playing shirts, a polo shirt, 2 T-Shirts, shorts, socks and a kit bag.

Our standard package is a 9 days /6 nights excursion that includes all of the following:

  • Flights with South African Airways
  • Executive coach throughout the trip
  • 5 nights of 3* hotel in en-suite twin rooms
  • Breakfast and lunch each day
  • 15-a-side match –v- a Sharks Academy XV
  • Sharks Academy programme as detailed above
  • 1 night in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve
  • 2 Game Drives
  • Zulu Show
  • Meet and greet
  • Representative available throughout
  • 24 hour on call support

Prices start from as low as £1,999 per person for this unique experience.

Why Not Also Visit Cape Town

As well as visiting Durban and the Natal Academy why not extend your trip and take advantage of our Cape Town module which lets you and your team take in the sights and sounds of Southern Africa\'s most vibrant city, visit the world famous Table Mountain, lean more about South Africa\'s recent past at Robben Island, as well as the opportunity to play two local school sides.

Included in this 6 day/5 night module are the following

  • Flights with South African Airways
  • Fully equipped executive coach throughout
  • 5 nights in a 3* hotel (en-suite twin rooms)
  • Breakfast each day
  • 2 x 15-a-side match -v- local schools
  • Meet and greet on arrival in Cape Town
  • Representative available throughout
  • Table Mountain excursion
  • Robben Island excursion

How To Learn More

To learn more call us for free on 0800 043 2153 or email our team using our simple to complete contact form. We look forward to seeing you and your team in South Africa.