The Ultimate Sports Tour

School Sports Tour of New Zealand

Whether it’s rugby, netball or cricket this is the ultimate sports tour to New Zealand. Starting in Auckland and finishing in Christchurch students will experience a tour of a lifetime. For more information on what a sports tour would be like, 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! City Orientation, Sky Tower, Mt Eden, training session

  2. Auckland to Rotorua via Waitomo Guided tour through glowworm caves, experience a Maori cultural performance & hangi feast, paddle an ancient warrior canoe

  3. Rotorua Session with the New Zealand Sports Academy, learn the Haka, game against a local side, match function, optional Polynesian Thermal Hot Pools visit

  4. Rotorua to Taupo Orakei Korako geyserland and thermal park, Huka Falls with optional jet boat rides, available time for training in the afternoon

  5. Taupo to Palmerston North Training, match in the afternoon, match function

  6. Palmerston North to Wellington Sports Museum, City Orientation Wellington inclunding Weta Studios, Cable Car Ride, Te Papa visit

  7. Wellington to Kaikoura Explore Picton port and city and spot fur seals, training and skills session in Kaikoura

  8. Kaikoura to Christchurch Go swimming with dolphins or whale watching

  9. Christchurch Stadium tour, training session, Christchurch city orientation

  10. Christchurch Training session, game followed by the after match function, free time in the evening

  11. Christchurch to Queenstown Visit salmon farms along the drive to allow you to feed the salmon and taste some sashimi, Orientation Tour Wellington

  12. Queenstown Optional activities such as jet boating, skiing and boarding, heli mountain biking, and of course bungy jumping

  13. Queenstown to Dunedin Stadium visit, game, afternoon training session

  14. Dunedin Light training run in preparation for our game this afternoon, match function, farewell dinner and presentation evening, nomination of “Player of the Tour” winning a match ball

  15. Dunedin to Christchurch Domestic Flight to Auckland, Departure for home

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 
  • 4 x games with local teams
  • 4 x training sessions
  • Training session with prominent players/coaches
  • Waitomo Glowworm caves tour and boat ride
  • Maori traditional Hangi (feast), Concert & Learn the Haka
  • Polynesian Spa
  • Sports Museum
  • Orakei Korako Thermal Reserve
  • Te Papa National Museum
  • Whale watching or Dolphin Swimming
  • The Church of The Good Shepherd – Tekapo
  • Queenstown Skyline Gondola & Luge Rides
  • Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve
  • Rotorua Skyline Luge rides
  • Huka Falls
  • Mount Victoria Parliament Grounds
  • Kaikoura coastline and natural wildlife
  • Stadium Tour
  • Mount Cook
  • Student Tour packs include some Haka treats

Learning

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