NZ Rugby Tour

The land of the long white cloud is the spiritual home of the game and of course the mighty All Blacks. Our tours take in the stunning sights on offer as well as offering a strong emphasis on developing the rugby skills of your students through coaching and competition against local schools. The cultural and civics offerings on offer also give the students fantastic opportunities to gain exceptional educational outcomes. New Zealand really is as good as it gets for rugby and WorldStrides can show you the very best.

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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Australia - New Zealand
  • On the move Begin your journey to Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Welcome to New Zealand Upon arrival transfer to your hotel via the shuttle bus then enjoy dinner at the hotel
Day 2 Christchurch
  • Breakfast
  • Quake City Explore the effects of an earthquake on the urban environment and tours the famous 'Red Zone' to understand the devastation of an earthquake and the new opportunities that it can bring
  • Maori Culture The South Island's only working Maori village gives students a hands on look at Maori culture and how it is shaped by New Zealand's stunning natural landscape. In addition the wildlife tour gets you up close and personal with NZ wildlife and the kiwi itself!
  • Rugby This afternoon is your first rugby 2-hour practice
  • Dinner
Day 3 Christchurch
  • Breakfast
  • Explore Take the gondola high above the city into the port hills for breathtaking 360 views from the mountains across the Canterbury plains to the ocean
  • Jetboat adventure After lunch, embark on a jet boat ride down the mighty Rakaia river through deep gorges and electric blue waters
  • Game time Today is your first game against a local NZ school. Enjoy refreshments with your hosts and teammates afterwards!
  • Dinner
Day 4 Kaikoura
  • Breakfast
  • Wander Drive north to stunning Kaikoura for a day of Whale watching and coastal exploration
  • Rugby Afterwards is your second 2-hour rugby practice session at a local facility
  • Dinner Return to Christchurch for dinner
Day 5 Canterbury
  • Breakfast
  • Rugby Visit the home club of All Black legends such as Richie McCaw! Tour the facilities and get tips from the coaches whilst you train
  • Lunch
  • Game time After lunch is your second game against a local NZ school. Enjoy refreshments with your hosts and teammates afterwards!
  • Dinner
Day 6 Akaroa Peninsula
  • Breakfast
  • Explore Head out of town to Akaroa – explore this unique French influenced harbor village framed by stunning green mountains and electric blue water
  • Lunch
  • Rugby This afternoon it's time for your third 2-hour rugby practice session
  • Dinner
Day 7 Christchurch
  • Breakfast
  • Adrenaline ride We take to the new Christchurch adventure park to surf the dirt on mountain bikes and get views across the city
  • Lunch
  • Game time Today is your final game against a local NZ school. Enjoy refreshments with your hosts and teammates afterwards!
  • Dinner
  • Award night On your final night in NZ is the end of tour awards ceremony. Enjoy celebrating your efforts with your friends
Day 8 New Zealand - Australia
  • Breakfast
  • Antarctic experience Discover the realities of life at the extremes of our planet - how ice flows form and how the animals that live there are able to survive. With 4D shows and interactive displays this is one experience that cannot be missed!
  • Departure Board your flight and begin your journey back home to Australia

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