Tour Overview

Australia & New Zealand

Football (Soccer)

July/August 2023

The Football World Cup is coming to the shores of Australia and New Zealand in July 2023 and we cannot wait! With the top women's teams from across the world going head-to-head it's sure to be a unique spectacle for those watching in the stadiums.

Let us design your tour itinerary with just the right balance of sporting activities, cultural immersion and sightseeing to ensure your group have the best possible experience on and off the field.

Tour packages for Australia and New Zealand are outlined below, these can be combined and adjusted to meet your group's needs.

AUSTRALIA FOOTBALL WORLD CUP TOUR PACKAGE

The below itinerary is just a sample of what we can achieve for your group. Request a pdf version below or get in touch with your group's specific needs for a free bespoke itinerary and quote.

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DAY ONE

Welcome to Melbourne! After checking into your accommodation, you'll be taken on a guided city tour around the top sights with a local expert to learn about the rich culture and history of Melbourne.

DAY TWO

Melbourne is regarded as the sporting capital of Australia, so a guided tour of the famous MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground) is a must! Later in the day, test your fear of heights by taking in the awe inspiring views from the top of the Eureka Skydeck, the highest viewing platform in the Southern Hemisphere!

DAY THREE

It's time to get out of Melbourne and hit the road - the Great Ocean Road that is! Traverse the rugged beauty along the Victorian coastline with the 12 Apostles waiting for you at the end. The spectacular seaside cliffs meeting the wild and windswept Southern Ocean will no doubt we a highlight of your tour.

DAY FOUR

The charm and history of Melbourne is clear to see at the famous Queen Victoria Markets within the heart of the city. Get ready to attend your first match of the Football World Cup later in the day

DAY FIVE

Your time in Melbourne is up, but, Canberra awaits you as the second location of the tour. Upon arrival, you'll visit Parliament House to learn about the importance of Canberra as the nation's capital.

DAY SIX

Spend the day exploring Canberra with visits to the National Museum of Australia and the Australian Institute of Sport.

DAY SEVEN

Your final tour location awaits, Sydney. On the way, make a stop at the Blue Mountains National Park. A World Heritage listed site with iconic views, spectacular waterfalls and historic walking tracks.

DAY EIGHT

To get a true feel for Sydney, you really need a guided tour from a local who can show you all of the hidden gems that the city has to offer. Finish the day by jumping across to Manly Beach to soak up the sun!

DAY NINE

The best way to explore Sydney Harbour is to jump on a cruise so that you can get special shots of the city backdrop. Make a stop at Taronga Zoo to meet some of the locals. Finish the day with your final Football World Cup match of the tour.

DAY TEN

Time in Sydney would not be complete without a visit to the iconic Bondi Beach. Check out the sights and sounds of this infamous spot to see why the locals and visitors love it so much.

DAY ELEVEN

All good things must come to an end but no doubt you've had an unforgettable experience.

Safe travels home!

INCLUSIONS

Transport

Hostel or hotel accommodation

Option to include breakfast, lunch and dinner

Expert Haka tour manager with you throughout

Activities as per itinerary

LEARNING

  • Experience first-hand the energy and atmosphere of a Football World Cup.
  • Be immersed in Australian culture and history.
  • Increase team connection through a shared experience.
  • Tackle new challenges to grow as individuals and as a team.

NEW ZEALAND FOOTBALL WORLD CUP TOUR PACKAGE

The below itinerary is just a sample of what we can achieve for your group. Request a pdf version below or get in touch with your group's specific needs for a free bespoke itinerary and quote.

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DAY ONE

Welcome to Auckland! After checking into your accommodation, head over to the Sky Tower for 360 degree panoramic views across the city. Enjoy your first dinner of the tour as you get settled into your local surrounds.

DAY TWO

Your first full day of the tour is all about the football! Kick off the day by getting behind the scenes at the famous Eden Park with a guided tour. Follow this up with your first Football World Cup match of the tour.

DAY THREE

Auckland is known as the 'City of Sails' so it's time to get out on the water and explore the rich and vibrant Auckland Harbour. Jump aboard a ferry and head across to Rangitoto Island, one of fifty volcanoes that surrounds Auckland. Summit the volcano with an easy climb through pohutukawa forest and lava fields for a spectacular view of Auckland and the Hauraki Gulf from the top.

DAY FOUR

It's time to head south for Hamilton as your second location of the tour. Waitomo Caves is one of New Zealand's bets natural attractions and will allow you to marvel at thousands of magical glowworms and discover 130 years of cultural and natural history.

DAY FIVE

Get lost in the tranquil and serene environment of Hamilton Gardens, a 58 hectare world of horticultural skill and imagination. Home to Te Parapara - NZ's first traditional Māori garden. Hamilton plays host to your second Football World Cup match of the tour.

DAY SIX

We head to Rotorua, the cultural and adrenaline capital of New Zealand. Have some fun going up on the Gondola for amazing views across Rotorua and take the fast and fun way down on the luge. Immerse yourself within the Mitai Māori Village for a unique cultural experience learning the Haka and enjoying a traditional hāngī dinner.

DAY SEVEN

Rotorua is also the geothermal capital of the country. A guided tour of Te Puia will allow you to get up close to dramatic geysers, bubbling mud pools, and beautiful native bush. Take time out later in the day for some rest and relaxation at the Polynesian Spa - an iconic and therapeutic geothermal experience.

DAY EIGHT

It's time to hit the road for your final location of the tour, Wellington. On route, make a stop at Wai-o-Tapu, a geothermal wonderland where you can get up close to the unique volcanic landscape. NZ is synonymous with rugby so a visit would not be complete without visiting the national rugby museum in Palmerston North.

DAY NINE

Start your first full day in Wellington with a ride on the Cable Car to get up high for the best views across the city. Meet the locals at Zealandia Ecosanctuary for an immersive insight into New Zealand's wildlife. Finish the day with your third and final match of the Football World Cup.

DAY TEN

There's still plenty to do in Wellington for your final day of the tour. Te Papa Museum is rated by the Lonely Planet as one of the top 500 places on Earth so is a must visit. Weta Workshop is at the cutting edge of technology for some of the world's top films and TV shows. They also deliver one of the top 10 studio tours in the world!

DAY ELEVEN

It's time to pack your bags and head for the airport. No doubt you've had a truly amazing experience that will stay with you forever!

Safe travels home!

INCLUSIONS

Transport

Hostel or hotel accommodation

Option to include breakfast, lunch and dinner

Expert Haka tour manager with you throughout

Activities as per itinerary

LEARNING

  • Experience the energy and atmosphere of a World Cup
  • Be immersed in New Zealand culture and history
  • Increase team connection through a shared experience
  • Expand your horizons and take on the challenge to grow

FREE QUOTE

Let us create a free bespoke itinerary and quote just for your group. Tell us a bit about your needs and we'll do the rest!