New Zealand

Tips from Nathan

This tour offers the perfect opportunity to explore New Zealand. We can plan a longer trip around the cricket so do ask for details.

New Zealand Two Test Tour

First Test starts: 22nd March 2018

This is an exciting Test Match Tour in the spectacular country of New Zealand, often seen as an inspirational once-in-a-lifetime destination. Known to many as ‘The Land of the Long White Cloud’ in reference to its stunning scenery and panoramas, New Zealand is one of the most welcoming destinations for a cricket touring programme. Covering both the North and South islands, with a stay in the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown, the New Zealand tour is surely not to be missed.

Below is a sample itinerary but this can be tailor made to suit your specific requirements. There are a range of additional excursion options available to ensure your time in New Zealand is as memorable as can be. Please contact us for further information.

18 March 2018
Your tour begins with a departure flight from the UK to Auckland in economy.

19 March 2018
In Transit.

20 March 2018
Arrive in Auckland. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to MSocial Hotel, Auckland for 7 nights in a standard double on a room only basis. The rest of the day is yours at leisure.

21 March 2018
Full day at leisure. We can provide advice regarding sightseeing options which are available.

22 March 2018: NEW ZEALAND v ENGLAND – FIRST TEST, Day 1
Day/Night Match at Eden Park, Auckland

23 March 2018: NEW ZEALAND v ENGLAND – FIRST TEST, Day 2
Day/Night Match at Eden Park, Auckland

24 March 2018: NEW ZEALAND v ENGLAND – FIRST TEST, Day 3
Day/Night Match at Eden Park, Auckland

25 March 2018: NEW ZEALAND v ENGLAND – FIRST TEST, Day 4
Day/Night Match at Eden Park, Auckland

26 March 2018: NEW ZEALAND v ENGLAND – FIRST TEST, Day 5
Day/Night Match at Eden Park, Auckland

27 March 2018
This morning you will be met at your hotel and transferred to Auckland Airport for your flight to Queenstown. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the 3* Heartland Hotel Queenstown where you will check in for 2 nights on a room only basis. Evening at leisure.

28 March 2018
Day at leisure in Queenstown.

29 March 2018
Early afternoon you will be met at your hotel and transferred to Queenstown Airport for your flight to Christchurch. Upon arrival in Christchurch you will be met and transferred to the centrally located Hotel 115, for 6 nights’ accommodation in a standard double room on a room only basis.

30 March 2018: NEW ZEALAND v ENGLAND – SECOND TEST, Day 1
Day Match at Hagley Oval, Christchurch

31 March 2018: NEW ZEALAND v ENGLAND – SECOND TEST, Day 2
Day Match at Hagley Oval, Christchurch

1 April 2018: NEW ZEALAND v ENGLAND – SECOND TEST, Day 3
Day Match at Hagley Oval, Christchurch

2 April 2018NEW ZEALAND v ENGLAND – SECOND TEST, Day 4
Day Match at Hagley Oval, Christchurch

3 April 2018:NEW ZEALAND v ENGLAND – SECOND TEST, Day 5
Day Match at Hagley Oval, Christchurch

4 April 2018
This morning you will be met at your hotel and transferred to Christchurch Airport for your flight home to the UK.

5 April 2018
Arrive in the UK and arrangements conclude

Hotel Options 

M social hotel, Auckland, New Zealand

MSocial Hotel, Auckland
Functionally chic, this contemporary full service hotel features 190 rooms and suites designed for both business and leisure travellers, and overlooks the vibrant Princes Wharf that is home to a stunning array of dining, entertainment, and shopping experiences. Enjoy free Wi-Fi during your stay, relieve the stresses of the day at the 24-hour gym, or treat yourself to some of the best cuisine from around the world at Beast and Butterflies, M Social’s signature restaurant. Alternatively, Catch up with friends over a drink at what is the longest bar in Auckland.

Heartland Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand

Heartland Hotel, Queenstown
With stunning views this friendly Swiss-style Heartland Hotel Queenstown brings visitors from all over the world. Access a range of leisure activities from bungy jumping to shopping from one of the best locations in Queenstown. Heartland Hotel Queenstown has a distinctive design close to all the action in the bustling resort town. Even with the amazing views of the mountains and Lake Wakatipu you can still feel cosy and tucked away in these A-Line style chalets in the hills.

hotel 115, Christchurch, New Zealand

Hotel 115, Christchurch
This stylish urban hotel is conveniently situated in the heart of Christchurch, just a 5-minute walk from the popular Cathedral Square. The tour desk provides information on local activities and there are restaurants within a 3-minute walk, where guests can dine and have the meal costs added to their accommodation bill. The chic spacious rooms combine stately elegance with playful accents, such as surprising pops of colour and lush. Guests can order continental breakfast and start the day with a meal in the comfort of their own room.

 

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