In less than two weeks, a team of St Helenian athletes and coaches will depart St Helena and make their way to Gold Coast, Australia, to compete in the XXI Commonwealth Games.

The team is scheduled to depart St Helena Airport on Saturday, 17 March 2018, and fly to Johannesburg, South Africa – making them the first international team to fly from St Helena Island.

Following a short stay in Johannesburg, the team will fly to Dubai where they will be joined by the remainder of team St Helena arriving from the UK.

From Dubai, the team are to fly to Brisbane to arrive on Tuesday, 20 March 2018. Once in Brisbane, team St Helena will make the journey North to the Sunshine Coast for a nine-day, pre-games training camp – a first for St Helena. Both athletes and coaches will benefit from first class training venues and accommodation.

The  XXI Commonwealth Games officially opens on 4 April 2018.

Let’s Meet Team St Helena!


Be sure to join Saint Travel Ltd as we follow team St Helena on their extraordinary journey to the Gold Coast!

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on Mar 09, 2018

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