New Zealand v England - The Kiwi TourNew Zealand v England - The Kiwi TourThe Twenty20s & ODIs
The Twenty20 matches in Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington, and the ODI matches in Hamilton, Napier and Auckland - with some sightseeing in between.
Tour package includes:
16 nights accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis throughout.Return, international, economy flights from London Heathrow. UK connections and Business Class upgrades may be available - please contact us to enquire. Air-conditioned coach transfers - between airports and hotels and between hotels and match venues.Full services of Howzat Travel tour manager.All sightseeing as per itinerary, including entrance fees.Full services of local tour driver/guide.Complimentary tour polo shirt.Tour welcome drink and farewell dinner.
Information about match tickets - read more.
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Friday 8th FebruaryOn arrival in Auckland, you will be met by your tour manager and transferred to your hotel to check in.
The rest of the day is at leisure... or sleep!
Saturday 9th February A morning at leisure, then you are invited to join your tour manager and the rest of your tour group for welcome lunch. This will be an ideal chance for you to get to know your fellow Howzat Travellers..
Later in the afternoon, we will transfer to Eden Park to witness the first Twenty20 match between New Zealand and England. After the match, we will make our own way back to the hotel.
Sunday 10th FebruaryToday is a day at leisure, to explore and enjoy New Zealand’s largest city.
Click the magazine page icon left to read more about Auckland, courtesy of Let's Travel magazine*.
Monday 11th February (Auckland - Hamilton, 125km)After breakfast, we depart and travel south by coach to Hamilton.
On arrival at Hamilton, we will check into our hotel.
Tuesday 12th February A morning at leisure, then later in the afternoon, we will transfer to Seddon Park to witness the second Twenty20 match between New Zealand and England. After the match, we will make our own way back to the hotel.
Wednesday 13th February(Hamilton - Wairakei, 160kms)Depart by private coach and travel south through rolling farmland and vast pine plantations to Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest freshwater lake.
En route, stop to view Huka Falls. Continue along the banks of the Waikato River to Wairakei, where we will check in to our hotel.
Thursday 14th February(Wairakei - Wellington, 370kms)Today, we depart by coach and travel south descending from the volcanic plateau to the west coast of the North Island and on to Wellington.
On arrival at Wellington, we will check into our hotel.
Friday 15th February Breakfast and a morning at leisure, then later in the afternoon, we will transfer to the Westpac Stadium to witness the third Twenty20 match between New Zealand and England. After the match, we will make our own way back to the hotel.
Saturday 16th February(Wellington - Hamilton, 530km)Today, we will depart by private coach and travel north through the central North Island to Hamilton.
On arrival at Hamilton, we will check into our hotel.
Sunday 17th February Breakfast and a morning at leisure, then we will transfer to Seddon Park to witness the first ODI match between New Zealand and England. After the match, we will make our own way back to the hotel.
Monday 18th February(Hamilton - Rotorua, 160km)Depart by coach and travel east through rolling farmland to Rotorua.
On arrival, we will check into our hotel and have time for some local sightseeing, including the thermal region of Wai o Tapu.
In the evening, we will journey back in time to a pre-European lifestyle experience of customs and traditions on a marae (Maori Village). The evening commences with a powhiri (traditional welcome), concert of Maori song and dance and is followed by a hangi dinner.
Enjoy the night’s festivities as you are treated to a hangi meal (Maori feast) cooked the traditional Maori way in an earth oven, discover the marae as it comes alive to the sound and activities of tribal songs, myths, legends and dance including the vigorous haka.
Return back to the hotel later in the evening.
Tuesday 19th February(Rotorua - Napier, 224km)After breakfast, we will depart and travel south through pine plantations, then over the Tarawera Ranges to Napier overlooking the Hawke Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
On arrival at Napier, we will check into our hotel.
Wednesday 20th February Breakfast and a morning at leisure, then we will transfer to McLean Park to witness the second ODI match between New Zealand and England. After the match, we will make our own way back to the hotel.
Thursday 21st February(Napier - Taupo, 140km)Today, we depart Napier and travel back over the Tarawera Ranges to Lake Taupo.
On arrival at Taupo, we will check into our hotel.
Click the magazine page icon left to read more about Taupo, courtesy of Let's Travel magazine*.
Friday 22nd February(Taupo - Auckland, 285km)After breakfast, we depart and travel through farmland and pine forests. Pass through the townships of Te Awamutu and Ngaruawahia to Auckland.
On arrival at Auckland, we will check into our hotel.
Saturday 23rd February Breakfast and a morning at leisure, then we will transfer to Eden Park to witness the third ODI match between New Zealand and England. After the match, we will make our own way back to the hotel.
Sunday 24th FebruaryToday, we will transfer to Auckland International Airport for our flight home.
Please contact us to discuss your preferred flight options for this tour.
Auckland - Rendezvous Grand Hotel 4.5*8th-11th February (3 nights) | Hotel website >
Hamilton - Kingsgate Hotel 3*11th - 13th February (2 nights) | Hotel website >
Taupo - Wairakei Resort Hotel 3.5*13th - 14th February (1 night) | Hotel website >
Wellington - Ibis Hotel 3.5*14th - 16th February (2 nights) | Hotel website >
Hamilton - Anglesea Motel 3.5*16th - 18th February (2 nights) | Hotel website >
Rotorua - Sudima Hotel 3.5*18th - 19th February (1 night) | Hotel website >
Napier - Quality Inn 3.5*19th - 21st February (2 nights) | Hotel website >
Taupo - Suncourt Hotel 4*21st - 22nd February (1 night) | Hotel website >
Auckland - Rendezvous Grand Hotel 4.5*22nd - 24th February (2 nights) | Hotel website >
Tour Price & Details
Just £3,899 per person, based on two people sharing.Single supplement available for £590*
* If you are a single traveller and are happy to share a room to avoid paying the single supplement charge, there is a very good chance we can pair you up with another traveller. Please let us know if you wish to explore this option - the sooner we know, the better chance we have of finding you a room sharer.
Any meals except those specified in the itinerary. Expenses of a personal nature, such as telephone calls, laundry, table drinks, tips and gratuities. Use of rooms before/after normal check in/out times. Individual’s travel insurance.
TicketsThe tour package price does not currently include the cost of the match tickets. New Zealand Cricket are yet to confirm ticket categories and prices - we have been informed that this information will be available soon. Tickets will be charged at exactly the same cost as which we purchase them. We will provide information about the ticket options as soon as it is available.
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