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New Zealand Black Caps v England 1 & 2 Test Tour

New Zealand Black Caps v England 1 & 2 Test Tour Itinerary

Follow England cricket to spectacular New Zealand in November/December 2024

Tour Highlights:

Itinerary

Sunday 24th November
Day 1
Arrive at your chosen airport and check in for your flight to New Zealand.
Sunday 24th November
Monday 25th November
Day 2
In flight
Monday 25th November
Tuesday 26th November
Day 3
Upon arrival into Christchurch you will be met and transferred to the well located 4* Carnmore Hotel for a seven-night stay on a B&B basis. This evening, join your Tour Manager and tour group for Welcome Drinks.
Tuesday 26th November
Wednesday 27th November
Day 4
Day at leisure to explore Christchurch. Perhaps visit the Botanic Gardens, Hagley Park or one of the city’s many museums and art galleries. Dine at one of the many restaurants or head out to the superb coastal towns of Akaroa or Lyttelton. Join your tour group and Tour Manager this evening for an included dinner.
Wednesday 27th November
Thursday 28th November to Monday 02nd December
Days 5 to 9
1ST TEST MATCH – BLACK CAPS v ENGLAND – HAGLEY OVAL, CHRISTCHURCH

Transfer each day to the Hagley Oval for a full day of play.
Thursday 28th November to Monday 02nd December
Tuesday 03rd December
Day 10
Check out of your hotel and transfer north by road to Blenheim in the Marlborough region. Enjoy an en route stop at Kaikoura, famous along this part of the coast for its Whale Watching opportunities. Time for some lunch and, if wished, a whale watching excursion, both at your own cost. On arrival, check into Chateau Marlborough Hotel for two nights on a B&B basis.
Tuesday 03rd December
Wednesday 04th December
Day 11
Day at leisure to explore Blenheim and the surrounding area. Today enjoy an included lunch and wine-tastings at one of Marlborough’s many award-winning Wine Estates.
Wednesday 04th December
Thursday 05th December
Day 12
Check out of your hotel and travel by ferry across the Cook Straits from Picton to Wellington. Enjoy stunning scenery during the 3.5 hour crossing. On arrival in Wellington, check into the 4* James Cook Grand Chancellor Hotel for a six-night stay on a B&B basis.
Thursday 05th December
Friday 06th to Tuesday 10th December
Days 13 to 17
2ND TEST MATCH – BLACK CAPS v ENGLAND – CELLO BASIN RESERVE, WELLINGTON

Transfer each day to the Cello Basin Reserve for a full day of play. One evening during your stay in Wellington, enjoy a Q&A with a well-known former Black Cap and/or England player.
Friday 06th to Tuesday 10th December
Wednesday 11th December
Day 18
Check out of your hotel this morning and transfer to Wellington Airport for your return overnight flight home.
Wednesday 11th December
Thursday 12th December
Day 19
Arrival back into the UK. Tour arrangements end.
Thursday 12th December

PRICE & Inclusions

England Cricket tour to New Zealand from:

£5065 per person based on 2 people sharing a twin or double room.
Single Supplement add on £825 to the above price.

Call our experienced team on 01386 808600info@livingwiththelions.co.uk or

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TOUR HOTELS

CHRISTCHURCH: 4* Carnmore Hotel Christchurch

Carnmore Hotel Christchurch encapsulates modern design and innovation and is ideally located within a short stroll to the heart of the city and within close proximity to a number of Christchurch’s iconic landmarks. With ease of access to the main arterial routes north and south, nothing is too far from the hotel. Constructed to meet the City’s stringent building standards, we elected not to be used as a Government Covid-19 quarantine facility. Your well-being and safety is a very important consideration for the Carnmore team. The hotel offers 88 well-appointed stylish rooms with the modern comforts and amenities you would expect from a four star city center hotel. Our accommodation is contemporary, full of color with oodles of natural light. They are 22 square meters in size, colorful and have views over Christchurch and its environs. Our guest accommodation offers the option of either a king bedded room or a twin bedded room.

BLENHEIM: 5* Chateau Marlborough Hotel

Chateau Marlborough Hotel offers luxury self-contained suites with free Wi-Fi. Guests can cool off in the outdoor swimming pool or relax by the pool with a drink from the bar. All rooms have a 42-inch flat-screen TV. A fully equipped fitness centre are provided. The concierge can book tours of the Marlborough Wine Region. Quench Café & Wine Bar is open for breakfast and dinner each day, and offers outdoor dining. Cooked and continental breakfast is available each morning. An onsite day spa is available at the property. The Chateau Marlborough Hotel is also the winner of the prestigious HM Australasian Hotel of the Year awards 2018 & 2019, Winner of New Zealand’s Best Regional Hotel.

WELLINGTON: 4* James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

James Cook Hotel is located in the heart of Wellington, just 500 metres from Lambton Harbour. It features a fitness centre and a restaurant with harbour views. James Cook Wellington is just 15 minutes’ walk from both Cuba Street and Courtenay Place. Wellington International Airport is a 20-minute drive away. The hotel offers direct elevator access to Lambton Quay. Enjoy the full refurbishment when you stay in the Executive King or Twin Rooms. All air-conditioned rooms come with en suite bathrooms and work desks. Each room includes free WiFi, cable TV, a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities. Some rooms feature city or harbour views. Facilities at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor include a 24-hour front desk and a business centre. Hotel guests have access to Les Mills fitness centre on Lambton Quay.

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£5065 per person sharing

Single Supplement:  £825

15 nights from 26th Nov 2024

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