Southern Loop

Play Rugby in the beautiful South Island of New Zealand

Day 1     Arrival in Christchurch known as the ´garden city´and home of the Canterbury Crusaders. Possibly visit the International Antarctic Centre or the many cafes, pubs and restaurants the city has to offer.

Day 2     Another day in Christchurch settling into New Zealand, a good opportunity chance for a training run in one of the excellent club facilities available.

Day 3     Travel South to Dunedin a truly Rugby mad part of the country. Visit Baldwin Street the worlds steepest street (good training for the team) or the Cadburys chocolate factory. 

Day 4     More time discovering Dunedin before a match vs a local club or school team.
 
Day 5     Travel South West Across the country to Te Anau the gateway to the Milford Sound

Day 6     Full Day at Milford Sound experiencing one of New Zealand´s most spectacular places, travel through to Queenstown after a day of exploring

Day 7     Full day discovering Queenstown, New Zealand´s adventure capital. There's plenty to do here Skydiving, bungy jumping, jetboating, canyon swinging, whitewater rafting, parapenting, skiing, mountain biking...

Day 8     More of the same in Queenstown also with an opportunity to use some of the training facilities available
 
Day 9     Second match vs Club or School team in the Queenstown / Wanaka region, also time during the day to explore Wanaka

Day 10     Full day in Wanaka with the option of a full day at one of the fantastic ski resorts Treble Cone or Cadrona should provide excellent skiing or snow boarding in the winter months

Day 11     Travel North spending a half or full day at the spectacular Franz Joesph Glacier. This 12km long glacier is one of New Zealand´s gems and definitely worth exploring 
 
Day 12     Travel further North with a stop over at Hokitika, Greymouth or Westport with an evening match vs a local club or school team. A good chance to enjoy some West Coast hospitality.

Day 13     Travel over the scenic Lewis Pass back to East Coast of New Zealand, stopping at Hamner Springs on the way giving time to enjoy to well known thermal hot pools.

Day 14     Travel to Kaikora and spend the day whale watching in the Pacific Ocean. A highly recommended world famous activity. 

Day 15    Travel to Christchurch again giving the chance to enjoy New Zealand´s largest South Island city a further option of a final vs a local club or school team. 

Day 16     Final team meal and departure from Christchurch airport.

• Based on 16 day tour, tour duration can be tailored to suit the needs of any touring groups. Please contact us for quotes and further details.