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Travel Packages to the World Cup of Rugby
The World Cup of Rugby in New Zealand will showcase the world's third largest sporting event in one of the world's most beautiful and desirable destinations. Experience the charm and warmth of the Kiwi nation as New Zealand focuses on hosting the world and everything Rugby in Fall (Kiwi Spring!) 2011. With Roadtrips, not only can you witness your choice of matches and the fight for rugby supremacy but you can also experience New Zealand's finest hotels and luxury lodges, fantastic dining, award winning wines and the country's spectacular scenery in a custom package tailored to your requirements.
Customize your World Cup of Rugby experience by contacting one of our sports travel experts at 1-800-465-1765 or submitting a Custom Trip Quote.
World Cup of Rugby Semi & Final Standard Travel Packages include:
- 5 Days / 4 Nights First Class Accommodations in Auckland
- Meet & Greet at Auckland Airport
- Roundtrip Sedan Transportation from Airport to Hotel
- Hosted Roundtrip Transportation to the Match from your hotel
- Full Breakfast Buffet Daily
- Roadtrips On-Site Host Team Throughout Your Experience
- Commemorative Gift Package
- Auckland Welcome Kit
- Expert Travel & Concierge Services of the Roadtrips At-Your-Service Desk™
- All Taxes and Service Charges
Optional Add-Ons and Possibilities:
- Custom Packages throughout the tournamtent
- Extra Nights
- Luxury Lodges
- Private Luxury Excursions & Adventures to suit your tastes and desires
- Private Guides
- Dinner Reservations
- Rounds of Golf or Spa Treatments
- Transportation between World Cup cities
- Private Transfers (Sedan, Limousine, Luxury Motor Coach)
- Airfare (Economy, First Class, Private Jet)
Custom World Cup of Rugby Semi & Final packages available from $6,985 (based on double occupancy)
*Roadtrips is not associated with Rugby Travel Holdings or the Rugby World Cup. Match tickets are not included in any of our packages to this event.
Your First Class Accommodations in New Zealand
Langham Hotel Auckland | Heritage Hotel Auckland
Langham Hotel Auckland
21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Auckland, NZ
- Conveniently located in the heart of Auckland's compact city center; walking distance to the spectacular waterfront and shopping areas
- New Zealand's Leading Hotel (2010)
- Australasia's Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel (2010)
- Five stars
- Exceptional restaurants and bars onsite
- Rejuvenating Chuan Spa, well-equipped fitness studio, heated swimming pool, sauna, and jacuzzi
- Langham Service Stylists, delivering service with poise
- Deluxe marble bathrooms
In the heart of this vibrant city sits the haven of tranquility, The Langham Auckland. This remarkable, five-star luxury hotel embraces the tradition of graceful living and luxury. The Langham's celebration of the past, and willing embrace of the amenity-filled future is what creates the fantastic leisure facilities, exceptional restaurants and lounges, and rejuvenating Chuan Spa. Their ideal placement within the city and enchanting suites invite guests to adopt the same spirit of luxury for which the establishment is known. With the plethora of dining and relaxation options, guests are given an opportunity to embrace the refinement which is the Langham's way.
Heritage Hotel Auckland
35 Hobson Street, Auckland
- Conveniently located amidst the action of the city center
- NZTG Gold Member
- Enviro Award
- Rooftop heated swimming pool, indoor heated lap pool, and both indoor and outdoor spa pools
- Two well-equipped fitness centers
- All-weather, floodlit tennis court
- Hector's Restaurant & Lobby Bar acting as an ideal setting for unwinding after the day
This beautiful New Zealand hotel places guests in the heart of the city. After choosing from one of the lovely guest rooms or fully-equipped apartments, the numerous Auckland sights are a mere stroll away. Travelers are able to remain fully connected to work and family with the hotel's complimentary wireless access, and the plentiful leisure activities keep visitors entertained without them ever needing to leave the hotel: dual gymnasiums, a rooftop heated swimming pool, and an all-weather floodlit tennis court are just some of the fantastic options for guests. The award-winning chefs of Hectors Restaurant leave diners satisfied and inspired with their fresh, innovative cuisine; and the relaxed atmosphere of the Lobby Bar makes it a lovely space to unwind with your own private window to the outside world.
Your Seating at the World Cup of Rugby
Eden Park | North Harbour Stadium | Waikato Stadium | Northland Events Centre | Rotorua International Stadium | Stadium Taranaki | McLean Park | Arena Manawatu | Wellington Regional Stadium
Trafalgar Park | Stadium Christchurch | Carisbrook | Rugby Park Stadium
The whole country of New Zealand will be abuzz with activity throughout the World Cup of Rugby tournament, but the city of Auckland will be the centre point for all the action. Situated on the North Island, New Zealand's largest city will play host to several events and activities, as well as qualifying and final matches. Although many round robin and qualifying rounds will be played in other cities throughout New Zealand, all are easily accessible via a short plane ride or by land in a luxury motor coach.
The largest stadium in New Zealand, located in the country's largest city of Auckland, this venue is home to the tournament's main events. From the opening match to the semi-finals, Bronze final and final matches, this stadium will showcase rugby's best teams and players for the world to see. Located in the heart of Auckland, it will soon be redeveloped to hold
North Harbour Stadium
Designed with rugby codes in mind, this stadium is made to ensure fans
enjoy the best possible view of the action. A seating capacity of 30,000,
North Harbour Stadium in North Shore has hosted several sporting events in
the past, including the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup, Rugby Union and rugby
Formerly known as Rugby Park, this stadium in Hamilton has been the site
of rugby matches since 1925. Since 2002, Waikato Stadium has hosted an
international rugby match every year, making this 30,000 plus capacity
stadium one of the premier rugby venues in New Zealand.
Northland Events Centre
Currently under construction, this brand new stadium will hold 20,000
spectators during two round robin matches. Situated in the Northland
region city of Whangarei, the area has a historic rugby past, with several
international games being played at the city's old stadium, including the
1998 match between New Zealand Maori and Tonga.
Rotorua International Stadium
Originally built in 1911, this 34,000 capacity stadium has been renovated
several times since. Mainly used for rugby, it has also hosted football
matches in its time, as well as softball, which has a designated field at
the northern end.
In 2002, Stadium Taranaki underwent major redevelopment, which saw the
addition of two new grandstands. By 2010, further enhancements will be
completed, and the stadium will be able to support over 25,500 spectators.
This New Plymouth stadium has hosted several types of rugby league
matches, from All Black games to local school matches.
If any major rugby, cricket or other sporting match is to be played in the
Hawke's Bay area, McLean Park is where it's held. Situated in the centre
of Napier city, this 18,700 seat capacity stadium is slightly smaller than
others around New Zealand. However, the stadium has undergone renovations
to the match lighting, and has an entirely new grandstand complete with a
corporate entertainment complex.
This stadium is located in an 18 hectare, park-like environment, with 33
individual indoor and outdoor venues. The grounds on which the stadium is
built was once used for training troops during World War II. It also
played host to the first ever Super 12 Rugby match in 1996.
Wellington Regional Stadium
Situated in New Zealand's capital city, Wellington Regional Stadium will
feature several round robin and quarter-final matches. With temporary
seating set up for the tournament, this stadium will hold 40,000 rugby
fans. It has held major sporting events in the past, and was a part of
Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers film, when he recorded
30,000 chanting fans during a cricket match.
This stadium area has a sporting history that dates back to the later
1800's, when it was originally used for cricket matches. The Nelson city
stadium has undergone several upgrades over the years to allow for types
of sports to be showcased, and is currently undergoing more upgrades to
increase its seating capacity to over 20,000.
The second largest city in New Zealand also has the second largest
stadium, with a permanent capacity of 40,000. Upgrades to the stadium are
underway, and will boost the capacity for the World Cup of Rugby. The stadium
has hosted many major sporting events, and has been the site of cricket
and rugby matches since 1880, when the stadium was first founded.
Known worldwide as The House of Pain' due to its solid reputation as a
difficult venue for visiting teams Carisbrook main use is for rugby.
However, the Dunedin venue has also hosted football and motocross matches,
as well as cricket, which was its original intention when it was first
developed in the 1870's.
Rugby Park Stadium
In New Zealand's Southland area, Rugby Park Stadium is a focal point for
the sport. Established in the early 1900s, it was redeveloped in 2001, and
currently has a seating capacity of 20,000.
Kauri Cliffs | Huka Lodge | Cape Kidnappers| Maori Cultural Experience | Transfers
Matauri Bay, Northland, New Zealand
- Three secluded swimming beaches, which can be used for picnics and barbeques as well
- Tennis courts, swimming pool and spa are at your disposal, as well as the Kauri Cliffs golf course, home of The Kiwi Challenge PGA Golf Event
- All 22 suites come with private porch, bedroom and sitting area with an open fireplace
- Views include a native forest, golf course and the Pacific Ocean
For those who love to mix golf with luxury, this is the place to do it. Rated one of the best lodges in all of New Zealand and Australia combined, the Kauri Cliffs is a luxury lodge attached to a par 72 PGA championship course. Guests are treated to spectacular views overlooking the course, as well as the offshore Cavalli Islands and Cape Brett. The lodge's luxury spa is right on the edge of the Totara forest, with wall to ceiling views of a winding stream and verdant fern glen.
Helicopter Direct from Auckland
Quad Biking and Sand Dune Adventure at Apihara
Catamaran Charter throughout the Bay of Islands
Huka Falls Taupo, New Zealand
- 3 nights accommodations at Huka Lodge in a Lodge King of Double Room
- Roundtrip air from Auckland to Taupo/Rotorua
- Personalized meet and greet service
- Roundtrip airport transfers
- Gourmet 5 course dinner daily with pre dinner drinks
- Daily full hot breakfast
New Zealand's longest standing luxury lodge is immaculate in its attention to detail. This beautiful lodge sits alongside the emerald Waikato River in the midst of immaculate English Gardens. Fine cuisine, a wealth of nearby activities and the lure of the perfect Rainbow Trout make Huka a destination not to miss.
Helicopter Direct from Auckland
White Island Volcanic Safari
Private Cruises on Lake Taupo
448 Clifton Rd, Clifton, Te Awanga
- A wide range of activities, from trout fishing to quad biking to golfing on a PGA course
- Located on a 6,000 acre farm, the surrounding area is used to raise sheep and cattle
- Suites and cottages all have their own private porches, fireplace sitting room and bedrooms
- Dinning for all three meals is available, with local produce and seafood featured on the menus, which are constantly changing
Described as a landscape which is similar to the state of Montana, Cape Kidnappers is a picturesque luxury lodge on a vast farm, overlooking the sea. It also has a par 71 golf course, where golfers of all skill levels are welcome to challenge it. Activities range from tours of the farm land by quad or four-wheel drive vehicles, mountain biking, trout fishing and visits to the world's largest gannet colony (birds that resemble seagulls and albatrosses). Local food is always on the menu, including lamb and beef raised on the lodge's farm.
Helicopter Direct from Auckland
Golf at Cape Kidnappers
Hot Air Ballooning
Maori Cultural Experience(Auckland Day Experience)
- Private guide, transportation, and lunch
Spend a day with a Maoria guide learning meeting Maori artists, learning island history and experiencing the Maori creation story.
Additional Auckland Experiences:
Bridge or Tower Bungy Experience
Private Sightseeing Tour of Auckland
America's Cup Sailing Experience
Waiheke Island Day Experience
Auckland/Wellington/Christchurch Airport Transfers - Sedan/Van
- Personalized meet & greet service
Roundtrip sedan or van transportation from the Airport to Hotel