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New Zealand Rugby Tours

At Sports Tours, we have available 7, 8 & 12 day tours of New Zealand with a 14 day tour, which also includes six nights in Australia.

Below is a typical example of our seven day / six night New Zealand – South Island Rugby Tour, which is designed for teams who are serious about rugby training and development. Not only will you get to enjoy some exciting tourist activities the South Island of New Zealand has to offer but you will also train with Canterbury coaches for two days and play two games whilst you are there. Sit back, relax and get ready to be blown away with an unforgettable experience of a life time.

New Zealand Rugby Tours

Travel Destinations: Christchurch, Queenstown, Dunedin
Accommodation: Comfort accommodation, twin share rooms
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner included
Start: Christchurch airport – Finish: Christchurch airport

Price Includes:

> 2 day rugby training with Canterbury RFC

> Play two rugby games against New Zealand Rugby Clubs

> Opportunity to meet the Canterbury Crusaders including some All Blacks.

> Opportunity to watch Super Rugby or International rugby game (subject to availability).

> Video recorded training sessions and games utilising professional rugby training equipment

> Experience NZ rugby culture & socialize with NZ teams before and after the game

> Tour guide provided throughout tour

> Visit Christchurch, Queenstown & Dunedin for a city tour

> Road tour to world famous adventure capital Queenstown

> Excursions: Luge, Gondola & Cadbury Factory /Speight’s Brewery

> Luxury tour bus provided

> Accommodation & quality meals included

Optional adrenalin pumping activities available in Queenstown: e.g. Jet Boating,Bungee Jumping, Sky Diving, Rafting, Skiing, Snowboarding etc

Friendly Match Arrangements

Day One: Arrive Christchurch Airport and met by your Sports Tours Representative. Check-in to hotel and enjoy a city tour of Christchurch including Avon River and Botanic Gardens.

Day Two: – 1 day – Rugby Training Academy with Canterbury

9:00am Warm up/ Physical Training
10:00am Backs Attack; Forward Scrum
11:00am Backs Kicking; Forward Rucking/ Mauling
12:00pm Lunch
1:00pm Backs Strike moves; Forward Lineout
2:00pm Backs Defence; Forward Defence
3:00pm Team Method Practical
A rugby game in evening to play against a NZ team.
Accommodation: Christchurch

Day Three: Travel to the adventure capital of the world – Queenstown. The journey starts by making our way inland through the magnificent southern alps. On our way we stop to enjoy the Church of the Good Shepherd dedicated to the early pioneers of the region. This is a great chance to enjoy some of the scenary that was used in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ movie and the famous tourist spots such as Mt Cook and the Lindis Pass. When we arrive in Queenstown we will take a Gondola to the Skyline high above and enjoy the exciting luge rides. Then it’s out on the town exploring Queenstown’s famous nightlife! Accommodation : Queenstown

Day Four: – Queenstown is one of the most beautiful places in the world and offers an abundance of activities for all yypes of travelers. Today is a free day for you to explore Queenstown at your leisure. Optional activities include:

The world famous Shotover Jet Boat ride, Bungee Jumping or white water rafting for the adventurous. Queenstown is also a popular destination for skiing & snowboarding in winter. Accommodation : Queenstown

Day Five: Free morning in Queenstown. In the afternoon we travel through the beautiful central Otago region to Dunedin, home of the Highlanders Super 15 team. Play a game against NZ team; BBQ & socialise with NZ team in the clubrooms after the game. Opportunity to watch Super 15 games. Accommodation : Dunedin

Day Six: – A Dunedin city tour in the morning which includes the world’s steepest street and Cadbury chocolate factory/Speights Brewery visit. Bus departs Dunedin back to Christchurch after lunch. Accommodation : Christchurch

Day Seven: – It’s time to say goodbye to all your new found friends before you make your homeward journey. You’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home or stay on and relax.


Your club / school members can choose to stay in hostels occupying multi bedded rooms whilst the teachers & group leaders will be provided twin rooms. You can also choose to stay in hotels staying in twin & triple rooms throughout your stay. A daily breakfast & three course evening meals or lunch are included throughout the tour.

New Zealand & Australia

Major attractions

  • 7, 8, 10, 12 & 14 day guided tours
  • Watch the “All Blacks” train
  • Play and train whilst on tour
  • Optional excursions to famous locations

7 Nights from £839 per person


SAVE UP TO £19pp When you book before 30th Nov Call 01708 344001 for details