The 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will take place on Saturday, September 1st & Sunday, September 2nd, 2018. The race will take place in Nelson Mandela Bay, in the city of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, an ideal location for this fantastic event. Endurance Sports Travel will once again be offering travel packages to any athlete or spectator traveling to this race.

Port Elizabeth is South Africa's fifth largest city and is located on the Indian Ocean coast half-way between Cape Town and Durban, in the Eastern Cape. Also known as the friendly city and the windy city, it tends to live up to both names.

Endurance Sports Travel's Ground Package to the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship includes:
  • Accommodations (includes all applicable taxes)
  • Daily Breakfast included
  • Round Trip Airport Transfers from Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)
  • Daily Local Transportation Provided by EST (rental cars are not necessary)
  • Exclusive EST Professional Bike Mechanics
  • Transportation to All Race Functions
  • EST Welcome Package
  • EST Host/Hostess to Assist You - English/Spanish/German
  • 2 CO2 Cartridges for Race Day
  • Guided Course Tours by Bike and Van
  • Organization of Local day Trips
  • EST Race Day Hospitality Area
Extra Service Available:

> Bike Assemble & Bike Pack $100

Included in the package is the services of a professional mechanic. The mechanic will then tighten everything and make all necessary adjustments to the gears/brakes. If you prefer to just hand your bike case to the mechanic upon arrival he will unpack and completely assemble your bike and then after the race the mechanic will disassemble and pack your bike for your departure.

Please look through the site completely and then fill in the "REQUEST EVENT INFORMATION" form (RED BOX) this is just a request form and does not obligate you to travel with us) and we will contact you to discuss your trip and answer your questions. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call or email us directly.

(office) 1-484-716-9216

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Endurance Sports Travel has arranged accommodations for this trip to the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Port Elizabeth at the following hotels: 

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For this race we do a ground only package so please feel free to go online and arrange a flight that is best for you with regards to dates, flight itinerary and price. Before purchasing tickets consider whether you are doing any after race trips to other parts of South Africa that require a flight from Port Elizabeth to that destination. All of EST's airport transfers are to and from Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ).


We are happy to provide anyone looking for a rental car with a discount code. This will help you in your rental and should be able to save you some money. Endurance Sports Travel has teamed up with Budget rental company to provide you with a discount for any auto rental. If you would like to take advantage of our discounts you will need to book your rental car with Budget.

Budget Discount Code: BCD #U226458


Citizens of most countries will need a Visa to enter the United States. It is best to check with the U.S. Department of State to see your requirements.  You can use this link to start your search:  travel.state.gov/content/visas/en.html


South Africa offers an incredible amount of biodiversity that would require many lifetimes to fully explore. Don't have quite that much time?

At the Bay World Oceanarium, just next door to the hotel, you can enjoy a day of dolphin shows. Snake handling demonstrations, leisurely walks through the Tropical House or the opportunity for a stroll through Port Elizabeth's Museum, are all nearby.

Suggested Trips

Kings Beach

This beach plays host to water sports and simply soaking up the sun.

Hobie Beach

This beach is the main beach in Port Elizabeth and is about 500m from the hotel.

Humewood Golf Club

Ranked as one of South Africa's top 20 golf courses, this club offers wide and undulating fairways surrounded by thick, coastal bush. This course is a must for any golfer visiting South Africa.

Sacramento Trail

This trail starts at the west end of Schoenmakerskop and follows the coast to Sardina Bay. Follow the tracks that meander along vegetated dunes.

Kragga Kamma Game Reserve

Come view vast herds of African game while they roam freely in their natural environment. Take a drive in your own vehicle or choose the two-hour guided tour in an open-roof Landrover.


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Phone: 484-716-9216
Email: info@endurancesportstravel.com

IMPORTANT: The pricing page has been designed to provide you with a general idea of our ground package costs. Below we have provided a range that your ground package price should fall into. To get a specific quote based on your hotel choice, room type, number of guests and number of nights, please visit our registration request form. This registration request form does NOT obligate you to travel with us. It allows for you to price out a complete ground package to meet your needs and notifies us of your interest. Once you submit this request we will contact you to to further discuss your interest and secure your reservations.


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