FOOTBALL TOURS TO NEW ZEALAND

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A football tour to New Zealand offers great competitive sport combined with spectacular sightseeing opportunities. The country provides the opportunity to play against good quality opposition in a sport that is growing and who are passionate about their sport with superb hospitality and modern facilities. Experience varied landscapes with natural beauty and visit an amazing array of superb activities and excursions to help appreciate the diverse local culture and experience a once in a life time sports tour. 

  • Resorts
  • Accommodation
  • Excursions
  • Itinerary

New Zealand is a country of breathtaking scenery and groups will have the opportunity to visit a number of Towns and Cities within both North and South island depending on the length of tour and budget requirements. Key Cities including Auckland, Rotorua and Queenstown can be included in any tour itinerary whilst also integrating visits to amazing landscapes and a plethora of outdoor activities and excursions to make an unforgettable touring experience. 

Auckland
Auckland

Auckland

  • New Zealand’s largest City
  • Vibrant waterfront
  • Diverse landscapes from rainforest to beaches to volcanoes
  • World class shopping and dining
Rotorua
Rotorua

Rotorua

  • Renowned heartland of Maori culture
  • Geothermal activity including shooting geysers, natural hot springs and bubbling mud pools
  • Outdoor adventure mecca surrounded by mountains, rivers, forests and lakes
Wellington
Wellington

Wellington

  • New Zealand’s capital City known for its arts, heritage culture and native beauty
  • Located in the southern end of North Island
  • Home to ‘Te Papa’ the National interactive museum
Christchurch
Christchurch

Christchurch

  • Located in Canterbury region in the middle of South Island
  • Known as the ‘Garden City’ boasting over 700 parks and well maintained gardens
  • Bordered by the Port Hills and the Pacific Ocean, it is situated on the Canterbury Plains with the Southern Alps as a majestic backdrop
  • Iconic City square and Cathedral, historic tram and restored heritage buildings 
Queenstown
Queenstown

Queenstown

  • Queenstown sits on the shore of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu among dramatic alpine ranges.
  • Premier four season’s lake and alpine resort
  • World famous for its iconic scenery and friendly people
  • Major destination for thrill seeking with a wide selection of adventure activities

A mixture of accommodation options are possible throughout a tour to New Zealand including High Performance centres, 3-5* hotels and Lodges. Hosting is also a possibility with local schools and families and often one of the highlights of any tour. Some example accommodation is highlighted below:

President Hotel
President Hotel

President Hotel - Auckland

  • 3* hotel with central location with restaurant and gym
  • Only 50m walk to Aucklands main shopping area - Queens street
  • 100m to the iconic Sky Tower
  • Only 30 mins drive from the International airport
Kingsgate Hotel
Kingsgate Hotel

Kingsgate Hotel - Wellington

  • 3* hotel with back drop of Wellingtons famous hills and on the doorstep of CBD
  • Panoramic views of the harbour, City Skyline or historic suburb
  • Westpac stadium, Lambton Quay, and ferry terminals all within walking distance
  • Onsite glasshouse restaurant and complimentary access to City fitness
Garden Hotel
Garden Hotel

Garden Hotel - Christchurch

  • Conveniently situated just minutes away from the Palms Shopping Mall
  • Restaurant and café bar onsite offering international dishes and snacks
  • 5 minute drive from central Christchurch
  • Multi bedded rooms ideal for sports groups
Tanoa Aspen Hotel
Tanoa Aspen Hotel

Tanoa Aspen Hotel - Queenstown

  • Spectacular views overlooking Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding Remarkables Mountains
  • Short drive from downtown Queenstown
  • Beautiful lake and mountain views at Panorama Restaurant

There are an abundance of activities and excursions on offer in New Zealand to enhance your overall tour experience, below you will find a selection of ‘must sees’. 

Sky Tower
Sky Tower

At 328 metres, it is the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand and offers breathtaking views for up to 80 kilometres in every direction. Travel up in the glass-fronted lifts to one of the three spectacular viewing platforms, or for more thrills and excitement, SkyWalk round the pergola at 192 metres up or even Skyjump off the tower.

Maori Experience
Maori Experience

Te Puia is New Zealand’s premier Maori Cultural and Geothermal visitor attraction. It's a one stop opportunity, to be awed by the wonders of nature in the Valley viewing the world famous Pohutu Geyser. Te Puia offers an insight into the ancient Maori crafts of carving and weaving, and the opportunity to view the Maori cultural performance from a ceremonial welcome, songs and stories of Maori legend to performing the traditional Haka. The dining experience is a culinary opportunity like no other with a range of delicacies designed to complement the time honoured hangi (earth oven cooked meal) and other well-known New Zealand delights.

Hamner Springs
Hamner Springs

Best known for its natural hot pools and stunning landscapes, Hanmer Springs is a picturesque alpine village 90 minutes' drive from Christchurch. Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa are a stunning complex of natural thermal pools, massage pools and masses of fun complete with a lazy river, hydro water slides and New Zealand's only Superbowl aquatic thrill ride.

Skyline Queenstown
Skyline Queenstown

Marvel at the stunning views as you ride the Skyline Queenstown Gondola - the steepest cable car lift in the Southern Hemisphere, and one of the must-do activities in Queenstown. Sit back and relax as the best views in the region unfold before your eyes and the Gondola carries you 450 metres to the top of Bob's Peak. En route you will enjoy a spectacular 220 degree panorama, with breath taking views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Walter Peak, Cecil Peak and over Queenstown. At the top we recommend the Skyline Queenstown Luge, an awesome adventure activity which has two thrilling tracks with internationally acclaimed alpine scenery as your backdrop. The tracks twist and turn through banks, cuttings and tunnels for the ride of a lifetime.

We can offer tailor made tours to suit your specific tour duration, group requirements and budget. Please find below an example itinerary:

 

Day Resort Accommodation Fixture Activity
1 Depart UK      
2 In Flight      
3 Auckland President Hotel   Sky Tower
4 Auckland President Hotel   Eden Park Tour
5 Rotorua SilverOaks Geyserland   Hobbit Movie Set Tour
6 Rotorua SilverOaks Geyserland 1 Maori Culture & Hangi
7 Palmerston North Billeting   Huka Falls Jet Boat
8 Palmerston North Billeting 2 NZ Rugby Museum
9 Wellington Kingsgate Hotel   Te Papa Museum
10 Wellington Kingsgate Hotel    
11 Nelson Billeting   Skywire
12 Nelson Billeting 3  
13 Christchurch Billeting   Hamner Springs
14 Christchurch Billeting 4  
15 Queenstown Tanoa Aspen    
16 Queenstown Tanoa Aspen   Lake Wakatipu Cruise
17 Queenstown Tanoa Aspen 5 Skyline gondola/luge
18 Queenstown Tanoa Aspen   End of tour meal
19 Depart      
20 Arrive UK