Tuesday 20th June 2017
Depart London for Auckland.
Fly from London Heathrow to Auckland with Emirates.
Thursday 22nd June 2017
Arrive in Auckland where you will be met by our staff and transferred to your hotel. Spend three nights at your chosen hotel. The rest of your day is at leisure.
Friday 23rd June 2017
Take time to simply get over the jet lag or explore the harbour front in the city of Auckland. Tomorrow will bring the toughest test for the Lions so far with the much anticipated first match against the All Blacks at Eden Park.
First Test Match – Saturday 24th June 2017
The excitement in Auckland will reach fever pitch as kick-off approaches. Can the Lions pull off a victory against the current world cup holders and set themselves on course for a precious series win?
Sunday 25th June to Wednesday 28th June 2017
Own arrangements. Check out of your Auckland hotel and make your own way to Wellington and take the chance to discover the delights of the country. New Zealand is jam-packed with things to do. Exploring the magnificent landscape and coastline tops the list for many. If adventure is your game, there's a long list of thrilling activities to get your blood racing. Or if it's a relaxing holiday you're after, hot pools, vineyards and cultural attractions will keep you entertained. See you in Wellington!
Thursday 29th June 2017
Welcome to Wellington. Make your own way to your chosen hotel and check-in for a 3 night stay.
Friday 30th June 2017
At leisure. Nestled between a sparkling harbour and rolling green hills, New Zealand's capital city is renowned for its arts, heritage, culture and native beauty. Relax at Oriental Bay, or delve into the many museums, galleries and theatres that make up the city’s vibrant cultural scene.
Second Test Match – Saturday 1st July 2017
A potentially decisive fixture, the series could be won or lost tonight. Join the thousands of travelling fans making their way to iconic ‘Cake Tin’ for an unmissable game.
Sunday 2nd July to Wednesday 5th July 2017
Own arrangements. Check out of your Wellington hotel. More free time to explore this wonderful country at your own pace. Perhaps cross the Tasman to discover the stunning South Island scenery or take a back-country route through the bays, coves and towns of the North Island, arriving back in Auckland before the Third Test.
Thursday 6th July 2017
Make your own way back to Auckland. Check in to your chosen hotel and relax. The climax of the Lions battle with the All Blacks is just days away.
Friday 7th July 2017
At leisure. More than just a city, Auckland is a whole region full of things to see and do. It’s a place with a passion for outstanding food, wine and shopping, combining to make it New Zealand’s largest and most diverse city.
Third Test Match – Saturday 8th July 2017
The culmination of a fantastic feast of rugby and an epic tour through New Zealand. Will tonight’s game bring everlasting glory and a place in the history books for the Lions. Savour this last evening, it will be 12 long years until the mighty All Blacks and the Lions clash again.
Sunday 9th July 2017
It will be a sad farewell to fantastic hosts and a great country. After checking out of your hotel, transfer to the airport for your homeward flight. Whatever the result we know you’ll have witnessed a fantastic battle between two great rugby teams. See you in South Africa 2021!
Fly from Auckland to London Heathrow with Emirates.