Rugby tours to New Zealand

Combine great rugby with spectacular sightseeing for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Rugby is very strong in New Zealand but don’t be discouraged – not every Kiwi is an All Black! There is plenty of scope to play at different levels, especially with some of the smaller schools.

Typical tour inclusions:

  • Well-matched fixtures
  • Accommodation and/or home hosting
  • Travel and ground transportation
  • Your choice of excursions
  • Free staff places
  • Your own Tour Co-ordinator
  • 24-hour support
  • Branded tour kit
Typical prices range from
£2,800 - £3,400 Per person or call

City of London Freemen’s School's itinerary

“Thanks to you Edwin Doran Sport Tours for putting together such an excellent trip that above all matched our teams with the right level of opposition.”
City of London Freemen's School

Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of NZ’s natural beauty.

This tour included:

  • 13 nights
  • Bed and breakfast accommodation
  • Home hosting
  • 48 party members
  • 5 free places
  • 5 fixtures
  • Flights, taxes and transfers
  • Excursions including a Maori hangi feast, white water rafting, jetboat and a helicopter ride

Typically this tour would cost

2,255.00 Per person

Prices will differ depending on number of touring party size, number of free places and selection of excursions.


Depart London Heathrow for overnight flights to New Zealand via Hong Kong.


Arrive Hong Kong for connecting overnight flight to Auckland.


Arrive Auckland and transfer to hotel for two nights, bed and breakfast.


Free morning to explore and visit the Sky City Tower, then play 1st match.


Transfer to first hosts for two nights.


Morning with hosts, then play 2nd match.


Transfer to Rotorua and check into hotel for two nights, bed and breakfast.


Visit Polynesian Spa, then Maori Hangi feast, song and dance.


Transfer to second hosts in Wellington for three nights.


Free morning to explore Wellington, then play 3rd match.


Funicular ride up Mount Kelburn.


Transfer to Wellington airport for flight to Christchurch.


Explore the city, then play 4th match. Evening with hosts.


Day with host families or gondola ride to the summit of Mount Cavendish.


Transfer to Dunedin and meet final hosts for two nights.


Morning sightseeing, then play final match. Evening socialising.


Transfer to Queenstown and check into hotel for two nights, bed and breakfast.


Enjoy the ‘Triple Challenge’ excursion: white water rafting, jet boating and a helicopter ride.


Depart Queenstown for overnight flight to London Heathrow, via Auckland and Hong Kong.


Arrive Hong Kong for connecting flight to London Heathrow.

Why we love New Zealand

Louise Evans
“The people, the places, scenery and lifestyle make New Zealand an amazing destination. With lakes, mountains and beaches, it really does have it all!
Louise Evans, International Sales and Operations
Amber Healey
"This laid-back country is an amazing sporting destination with rugged mountains, scenic drives and a unique Maori culture."
Amber Healey, Business Development Manager

Want multiple destinations?

If you would like to extend your tour to additional countries, then we recommend these:

Want to bring more teams?

New Zealand is also great for: