COVID-19 UPDATE
The Government announced on the 12th March 2020 that they advise against international school trips from the 13th March 2020
This will impact many of our groups. We are liaising with ABTA and the School Travel Forum and we will be in contact with all of our effected groups in due course.
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New Zealand Tours

New Zealand is situated to the East of Australia across the Tasman Sea. The country comprises of two main islands; the North Island and the South Island.

The stunning country is a fantastic long-haul destination for a tour, with a wide range of activities to add to your itinerary. Your flight to New Zealand will take around 25 hours, so a stop on the way in Dubai or Singapore is the perfect opportunity to include another fantastic destination for a multi country tour. The most popular sports in New Zealand are rugby, cricket, football and netball which are all played by a wide range of schools and clubs across the country.

  • Local language: English
  • Currency: New Zealand Dollar
  • Time Difference: +13 hours
  • Flight Time: Approximately 25 hours with one stop

What our customers say about us

"Many thanks to Smile for giving the boys their first opportunity at recognising what is involved in a rugby tour!"

"The boys had two great fixtures against tough opposition. They were hosted in true Irish style! The hotel was perfect for what the boys needed, we were very well looked after. Many thanks to Smile for giving the boys their first opportunity at recognising what is involved in a rugby tour!"

Philip Friel, Campion School, Dublin Rugby Tour 2019

"We look forward to our next Smile tour!"

"Brentwood School have once again had an excellent experience with Smile Group Travel. The hockey venues used in Holland were impressive and both students and staff learnt lots from the professional coaches. A busy and brilliant 5 days in Holland, we look forward to our next Smile tour!"

Jess Lazenby, Brentwood School, Holland Hockey Tour 2018

"A thoroughly enjoyable experience!!"

"Amazing experience for both staff and pupils. The standard of netball was spot on and challenged our girls at the right level. Organisation of the days was great, we got to experience the true culture of our destinations and were looked after very well. A thoroughly enjoyable experience!! Thank you!"

Woodhouse Grove, Netball Tour to New York, Trinidad and Tobago 2018