1st & 2nd Test Tour

Package includes: 

  • 16 nights' 4★ accommodation
  • Return international flights included plus all airport transfers and match transfers as per the itinerary

Highlights 

  • Welcome drinks reception
  • Exclusive Gullivers Cricket Forum
  • End of tour dinner
  • Gullivers representatives
  • Exclusive tour merchandise

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£3,599

per person
based on 2 sharing
Single occupancy price +£1,200
secure with £1000pp deposit

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At a glance

England Cricket Tour to New Zealand 2019

Match Tickets

Official match tickets are not yet available and therefore not included in the package price. We'll let you know once these are available and can be added to your booking.

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Auckland Skyline

16 nights' accommodation

Stay in Tauranga for seven nights, Rotorua for two nights and Hamilton for seven nights

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Flights

Flights

Return international flights from London Heathrow to Auckland are included in your package. Upgrade to business class flights for £4,700 per person.

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Executive coach transfers

Transfers

Return airport and hotel transfers are included throughout. Stadium transfers are also included.

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Gullivers Clubhouse

Gullivers Cricket Forum

During your tour you are invited to our exclusive Gullivers Cricket Forum. Previous guests have included Jonathan Agnew, Graeme Swann, Sir Alastair Cook and many more

Pre match drinks

Gullivers Social Events

Join Gullivers staff and your fellow tourists for a welcome drink on your first evening in Tauranga and at our final dinner in Hamilton.

Gullivers Representatives

There will be a Gullivers Tour Manager travelling with you throughout the test series in New Zealand

Full itinerary

  • Day1

    Depart the UK

    Make your own way to London Heathrow to check in for your flight to Auckland.

    Flight from London Heathrow to Auckland

    Departs: 
    15:05 (UK time)
    Arrives: 
    04:50 (local time on 19 November)
    Airline: 
    Qatar Airways
  • Day2

    In-flight

  • Day3

    Arrive in Auckland

    Once you arrive in Auckland, after clearing customs you will be met by your Tour Manager and transferred to Tauranga for a seven night stay. We are staying in Mount Maunganui which is a beachfront location. We are staying in apartments for the duration of the stay here on a room only basis, with plenty of dining options close by there is plenty of opportunity to explore all the cafes!

    This evening, join your tour manager and the rest of your group at our welcome drinks function.

    Welcome Drinks

  • Day4

    Day at leisure

    A free day to explore Tauranga or Mount Maunganui before the test starts. 

  • Day5–9

    1st Test Match

    Each morning transfer to Bay Oval for all five days of the 1st Test in Mount Maunganui.

    Transfer back to the apartments after each day of play.

    During the series you are invited to the Gullivers Cricket Forum. A great opportunity to hear the views of our well-known guest speakers from the cricketing world.

    New Zealand v England, 1st Test Match

    Day 1-5

    Gullivers Cricket Forum

  • Day10

    Tauranga to Rotorua

    Check out of your hotel and transfer overland by coach from Tauranga to Rotorua.

  • Day11

    Day at leisure

    Free time to explore Rotorua. This evening there is the option to join us for the Hangi Dinner, a great way to enjoy some local culture and history.

    Optional Excursion - Hangi Dinner

    See Extras tab for more information

  • Day12

    Travel to Hamilton

    Check out of your hotel and transfer to Hamilton for the second test match.

  • Day13–17

    2nd Test Match

    Each morning transfer to Seddon Park for all five days the 2nd Test in Hamilton.

    Transfer back to the hotel after each day of play.

    New Zealand v England, 2nd Test Match

    Day 1-5

  • Day18

    Hamilton

    A day at leisure to explore Hamilton before the flight home tomorrow.

  • Day19

    Depart NZ

    Check out of your hotel and transfer to Auckland Airport for your return flight to the UK.

    Flight from Auckland to London Heathrow

    Departs: 
    16:15 (local time)
    Arrives: 
    06:20 (UK time on 6 December)
    Airline: 
    Qatar Airways
  • Day20

    Arrive in the UK

    Arrive back in the UK and make your own onward arrangements.

Tickets

Tickets

The tour package price does not currently include the cost of the match tickets. These can be added to your booking once pricing information is known from Cricket NZ

New Zealand v England, 1st Test

Venue: 
Bay Oval
Capacity: 
10,000

New Zealand v England, 2nd Test Match

Venue: 
Seddon Park
Capacity: 
10,000

Accommodation

The Pacific Apartments, Mount Maunganui

Just 60m from the base of Mount Maunganui which is renowned for its hot salt-water pools, The Pacific Apartments are short stroll from both Pilot Bay and the Mount's main beach. The hotel offers spacious apartments all with stylish en-suites and finished with modern furniture. With an on-site gym, pool and spa also, the Pacific is sure to be a comfortable stay whilst in New Zealand.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Beachfront location

Features: 

  • Spacious rooms
  • On-site Pool Gym and Spa
  • Great Views
Jet Park Hotel Rotorua exterior

Jet Park Hotel Rotorua, Rotorua

Just a 5 minute walk from Rotorua town centre, Jet Park is the perfect location for tourists visiting Rotorua for a few days. Restaurants, cafes and shops are all close by. Free Wifi, inclusive breakfast and a warm, welcoming environment of Kiwi hospitality are all assured.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Great reviews
  • Central location

Features: 

  • Free Wifi
  • Heated swimming pool
The Ambassador Hotel exterior

Heartland Ambassador Hotel Hamilton, Hamilton

The Ambassador Hotel is located in central Hamilton and has modern facilities to make your stay here very comfortable. The hotel is in an ideal location just walking distance from the Waikato Stadium, Seddon Park and the CBD.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Central location

Features: 

  • Stonegrill dining
  • Free Wifi
  • Swimming Pool and Hot Tub

Extras

Hangi Dinner and Maori Cultural Experience

£75 per person

An evening not to be missed. From the start of the experience, the master storytellers will sweep you away in stories of customs, traditions and the Maori way of life. Set in a magnificent 200 year old ancient Tawa Forest, you are invited to participate in and learn the poi, the haka and enjoy displays of Maori art forms. Enjoy an immersive tour through a life sized historic Maori village, viewing of the hangi meal being lifted from an earth oven, all you can eat hangi buffet served with salad, seafood and NZ desserts as well as witnessing the Powhiri - a traditional welcome ceremony.