Rugby Mad

School Rugby & Sports Tour of New Zealand

This tour involves high performance workshops, ample game time and a heap of fun team bonding activities. Are you ready to challenge this rugby mad nation?

Check out what Peterhouse Boys School got up to on their 2016 NZ Rugby Tour!

Sample Itinerary

  1. Auckland Kia Ora and welcome to New Zealand! Look forward to your City Orientation

  2. Auckland Today is going to be your first game versus a local team

  3. Auckland to Waitomo Before heading to Waitomo you will have a training session

  4. Waitomo to Rotorua Experience the thrill of Black Water Rafting

  5. Rotorua Free morning with optional activities, explore the Maori culture spending an evening in the village including the tasting of the traditional hangi meal

  6. Rotorua Be prepared for your second game

  7. Rotorua to Coromandel Explore the Wai-o-tapu geothermal Park which is famous for the daily eruption of Lady Knox geyser

  8. Coromandel Explore Coromandel’s stunning Cathedral Cove by sea kayaking and relax at Hot Water Beach

  9. Coromandel to Auckland Enjoy Whitianga and Coromandel before we make our way back to Auckland

  10. Auckland After a training session in the morning your last match will be advised for the afternoon

  11. Auckland After your final training session visit the Eden Park, which was already home to the Rugby World Cup

  12. Auckland Departure Day

Sample Inclusions

  • 10 nights accommodation in shared hostel/lodge style (dorm share – upgrade available)
  • Daily continental breakfast and evening meal
  • Expert Haka Educational tour guide  
  • Transport for the duration of the tour 
  • 3 x rugby games with local teams
  • 3 x training sessions
  • Orientation tours of Auckland, Waitomo, Rotorua and Whitianga (Coromandel)
  • Black Water Rafting in Waitomo
  • Maori culture evening and traditional hangi meal
  • Visit of the Wai-o-tapu Thermal Park
  • Sea kayaking
  • Hot water beach
  • Tour of Eden Park
  • Student Tour packs include some Haka treats

Learning

  • Develop their rugby skills
  • Strengthen team spirit
  • Experience the nature and strong cultural background of New Zealand
  • Personal development