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 - £3,600 Per person or call

Fixtures in New Zealand


of customers rated their hosts’ hospitality as

'excellent or good'

Rugby season in New Zealand
Apr to Sep
You can add New Zealand to an Australasian or around the world tour.
St Albans School ride in a waka

St Albans School, Hertfordshire, ride in a waka, a long, Maori canoe.

“The schools we played were excellent hosts and although the rugby was intense, the warmth and friendship off the field was excellent."
City of London Freemen’s School, Surrey
Rugby tours to New Zealand

Hits of magnitude are common on rugby fields across New Zealand.

Rugby tours to New Zealand

St Benedict's School from Ealing prepare to take on the Kiwis.

What you'll experience

The triple challenge in Queenstown: white water rafting, jet boating and a helicopter ride, cruising Auckland Harbour, a gondola ride up Mount Cavendish or swimming in hot mineral springs.

“An outstanding trip, we did so much. I would highly recommend a sports tour to other schools.”
St Benedict's School, Ealing 
Queenstown Triple

Queenstown Triple

Take a thrilling jetboat ride on Shotover River, a white water rafting trip and a helicopter flight.

Mauri hangi, Rotorua

Rotorua Maori Hangi

Take part in a traditional Maori feast and see a cultural show at this village in Rotorua forest.

Abel Tasman sea kayaking

Sea kayaking

This guided ocean excursion will take you along the beautiful coastline of this unspoilt wilderness.


There’s a great hosting culture in New Zealand with opportunity to stay with local families. This can be combined with hotels to give a great balance and a variety of experiences.

“The hosting was spot on with a variety of experiences for all involved – it is all these little details that add up to the smooth running of and what makes a successful tour."
City of London Freemen’s School, Surrey
Hosting in New Zealand

Players learn local customs by staying with Kiwi families.


There are lots of accommodation options and we can discuss what is best to suit your budget and sports touring needs.

Room at the Brentwood Hotel

A comfortable room at the Brentwood Hotel in Wellington.

The Brentwood Hotel

The elegant Brentwood Hotel in Wellington offers double, triple and quad rooms.

We are always on hand to help during your tour: 

  • 24-hour telephone support to deal with any incidents
  • Access to excellent local knowledge from area experts
  • Backed up by Travelopia and ATOL, IATA and ABTA bonded

Why we love New Zealand

“The people, the places, scenery and lifestyle make New Zealand an amazing destination. With lakes, mountains and beaches, it really does have it all!
Amy Greenwood, Sales Coordinator

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: