Tour Itinerary

PLEASE NOTE: Events and dates are subject to change as arrangements are finalised before the tour. More detail will be added as they become available.

July 26th

London to Singapore

04.00hrs – Meet at Warwick Hall – Remember 23Kg MAX for the luggage + 10Kg hand luggage.

06:25hrs – Arrive at London Heathrow Airport where you will be met by an England Rugby Travel representative who will oversee check-in for your Singapore Airlines flight to Sydney via Singapore.

09:25hrs – Flight SQ305 departs to Singapore.

Flight time – 13 hours.

July 27th

Singapore to Sydney

05:30hrs – Flight SQ305 arrives in Singapore.

07:10hrs – Flight SQ241 departs for Sydney

Flight time 7 hours 30 mins.

14:50hrs – Flight SQ241 Arrives in Sydney.

You will then transfer to check into the Sydney Harbour YHA – The Rock for 3 night stay on bed and breakfast basis. Transfer time – 20 mins.

Enjoy the evening at leisure to acclimatise.

July 28th

Enjoy Sydney

Enjoy breakfast at your accommodation before walking down to Circular Quay.

You can spend the morning at leisure walking around the Harbour side, viewing the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

TRAINING SESSION  – Enjoy a morning training session – gym / team run

Enjoy Lunch on Darling Harbour and possibly a trip to the local aquarium.

EXCURSION – AFL GAME – Giants v St Kilda – SPOTLESS STADIUM

Enjoy the evening at leisure to explore Darling Harbour, with numerous restaurants and cafes and shops to explore. (25 minute walk)

July 29th

Sydney

Enjoy breakfast and check out of YHA.

EXCURSION – Manly half day trip (Short walk to catch ferry from Circular Quay to Manly and then training on the beach)

13:00hrs – AFTERNOON TRAINING SESSION AT KINGS

15:00Hrs – You will then meet with your host family for your two nights billeting.

July 30th

Sydney - Host Family

Enjoy breakfast with your host families.

10:50hrs – EXCURSIONSydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Return to host families in afternoon.

July 31st

Sydney - Host Family

Enjoy breakfast and the morning at leisure to prepare for this afternoons tour fixtures

9:00hrs – OPTIONAL EXCURSION – Sydney Koala Sanctuary / Featherdale Wildlife Park

14:00hrs – MATCH DAY 1 – Warwick 1XV vs The Kings’ School

15:00hrs – MATCH DAY 1 – Warwick 2XV vs The Kings’ School

Enjoy the post-match function before saying farewell and transferring to Sydney YHA to check in for one night on bed and breakfast basis.

Aug 1st

Sydney to Auckland

Enjoy breakfast at hotel and check out.

You will then transfer to Sydney International Airport for your flight Auckland.

10:35hrs – Virgin Australia flight VA143 departs for Auckland

15:40hrs – Upon arrival into Auckland you will transfer to the Copthorne Hotel to check in for a one night stay on a bed and breakfast basis and spend the evening at leisure.

Aug 2nd

Auckland - Host Family

Enjoy breakfast and the morning at leisure.

TRAINING SESSION – At Auckland Mitre Stadium

EXCURSION – Auckland Sky Tower.

You will then transfer to Massey High School to meet your new host families for 3 nights billeting and enjoy the evening at leisure to learn all about the New Zealand way of living.

Aug 3rd

Auckland - Host Family

Enjoy breakfast with your hosts.

You will then transfer to play your second fixtures of the tour against Massey High.

MATCH DAY 2 – Warwick 1XV vs Massey High School

MATCH DAY 2 – Warwick 2XV vs Massey High School

Enjoy post-match function before spending the evening with host family.

Aug 4th

Auckland - Host Family

Enjoy breakfast followed by a day with your hosts to enjoy some activities and time with your New Zealand families.

After a full day with your hosts you will return with them for the evening at leisure.

Aug 5th

Auckland

Enjoy breakfast with your hosts before saying farewell.

You will then have your final full day in Auckland at leisure.

   OPTIONAL EXCURSIONAuckland Harbour Cruise

   OPTIONAL EXCURSION – Eden Park Stadium Tour

You will then transfer to the Copthorne Harbour Hotel to check in a for a one night stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

Enjoy an evening meal together at Wildfire

Aug 6th

Auckland / Rotorua

Enjoy breakfast before checking out and transferring to Rotorua.

OPTIONAL EXCURSION Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Upon arrival into Rotorua you will transfer to meet your new hosts for two nights billeting at Rotorua Boys High School. You will have a training session upon arrival, before heading off with your hosts.

Aug 7th

ROTORUA

Spend the morning at leisure before you transfer to play your third fixtures of the tour against local opposition.

MATCH DAY 3 – WARWICK 1ST XV VS ROTORUA BOYS HIGH SCHOOL

MATCH DAY 3 – WARWICK 2ND XV VS ROTORUA BOYS HIGH SCHOOL

Enjoy the post-match function before spending the evening at leisure once again with your hosts.

Aug 8th

Rotorua

Enjoy breakfast with your hosts before saying farewell.

Meet at the School for a gym and swim session.

     EXCURSION Rotorua Gondola & Luge

     EXCURSION Hangi and Maori Concert

You will then transfer to the Backyard Inn to check in for a two night stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

Aug 9th

Rotorua / Taupo

Enjoy breakfast followed by a morning at leisure.

You will then transfer for a training session at Roturua Boys High School

    EXCURSION Te Puia Thermal Reserve

You will then transfer to Taupo for a 1 night stay in The Suncourt Hotel

Aug 10th

Taupo / Wellington

Enjoy breakfast before checking out and transferring to Lake Taupo.

EXCURSION – Jet Boating

EXCURSION – Bungee Jump (If pre-booked)

You will then continue on to Wellington to meet your new hosts at Rathkeale College for two night’s billeting.

Aug 11th

Wellington

Enjoy breakfast and the morning at leisure to prepare for the afternoon’s final set of tour fixtures.

MATCH DAY 4 – WARWICK 1ST XV VS RATHKEALE COLLEGE

MATCH DAY 4 – WARWICK 2ND XV VS RATHKEALE COLLEGE

Enjoy the post-match function before spending the evening at leisure once again with your billets and learn about the New Zealand way of living.

Aug 12th

Wellington

Enjoy breakfast and the morning at leisure before saying farewell to your hosts.

MORNING RECOVERY SESSION AT RATHKEALE COLLEGE

EXCURSION –  Te Papa – Museum of New Zealand

You will then transfer to the Bay Plaza Hotel to check in for a two night stay on a bed and breakfast basis and spend the evening at leisure.

Aug 13th

Wellington

Enjoy breakfast followed by the morning at leisure. You will then check out and spend the day in Wellington to explore.

Enjoy a team lunch together in Wellington.

OPTIONAL EXCURSION – Wellington Cable Car

Return to your hotel and spend the evening at leisure.

Enjoy an End of Tour Dinner (Location tbc)

Aug 14th

Wellington / Singapore

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before check out.

10:30hrs – Transfer to Wellington International Airport for your return flight to London via Singapore.

13:45hrs – Singapore Airways Flight SQ248 departs for Singapore (1hr20 minute stop over in Melbourne)

22:45hrs – Arrive into Singapore Changi Airport

Aug 15th

Singapore / London / Warwick

01:10hrs – Singapore Airways Flight SQ306 departs for London Heathrow

In Flight – 13 hours 10 mins

07:45hrs – Arrive into London Heathrow Airport

11:00hrs – Arrive back at school ready for pickup from Warwick Hall