Auckland, New Zealand is set to host the World Masters Games 2017 where 25,000 participants will join to compete in the world’s biggest multi-sport event. Set in what’s arguably one of the most unforgettable locations, whether you’ve come to win or be immersed in the incredible atmosphere, a trip to Auckland in April 2017 is a must.

Make the most of your visit to the World Masters Games 2017

Over the 10 days, you’ll have the opportunity to watch athletes and fitness enthusiasts compete in 28 sports and 45 disciplines. From archery and badminton to triathlon and surf lifesaving, world-class venues across Auckland are preparing for some fierce action.

Beyond the field of play, there is plenty of things to do and breathtaking places to explore throughout the region. Want to see more of New Zealand before or after the games? No problem, we’ve got a plethora of tailored made packages to suit you and your interests:

Enjoy the sights with a private guided tour

Extend your trip to New Zealand and embark on your own private guided tour seeing the very best this country has to offer. Take an 8-day trip to the North Island to experience New Zealand’s unique volcanic heart and immerse yourself in the ancient Māori culture. Skip down to the South Island, affectionately known as ‘Paradise on Earth’, to explore unspoilt beaches and rugged mountains. Or for those with plenty of time on their hands, an 18-day private guided tour will take you from Auckland to Christchurch, visiting all New Zealand’s major sights and a few hidden wonders along the way.

Read more about our private guided tours here.

Take to the road on a self-drive tour

Jump in a car and explore New Zealand’s spectacular scenery at your own pace with our self-drive tour packages. Choose one of our popular itineraries like the 10-day South Island highlight tour or create your own unique adventure exploring your chosen destinations. Simply tell us where you want to go and we’ll take care of the logistics, planning your route including booking the best accommodation and places to eat along the way.

Discover the magic of the Middle of the Earth

After days of sports and festival action, sit back and relax as we take you to the magical world of the Middle of the Earth during our Lord of the Rings tour. Movie buffs and fantasy enthusiasts will be in awe as our guided tours allow you to explore enchanted lands including the Hobbiton Waikato farm, Mt Doom and Lothlorien. During the tour, you’ll witness the dramatic scenery of towering snowy mountains, tranquil valleys, crystal clear lakes and dense forests come alive.

Embark on a speciality tour

Looking to tick off a few things on your bucket list after the World Masters Games 2017 festivities? Known as one of the adventure capitals of the world, New Zealand is the ideal country to try out new experiences. Our tailored made speciality tours are the best way to do and see New Zealand your way.

  • Winery Tours

New Zealand is home to some of the world’s most exquisite wines including the popular Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. The diverse climate and sprawling landscape have made way for three major wine producing regions ready to be explored. Enjoy visiting cellar doors, renowned restaurants and of course, savouring the flavours of New Zealand’s blends on your own private wine tour.

  • Ski Tours

Hit the slopes at some of the country’s most acclaimed snowfields on one of our Ski Tours. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, or simply want to rug up and explore the majestic mountains, our private tours will take you to New Zealand’s best skiing and snowboarding sights.

  • Luxury Tours

Wind down after your action-packed time at the World Masters Games 2017 and enjoy the finer things in life. Our luxury tours will take you on a private getaway to some of New Zealand’s most idyllic locations. Enjoy a romantic escape with your loved one or gather a close group of friends for an indulgent trip with world-class service and facilities.

  • Education Tours

Get to really know New Zealand during an unforgettable specialty Education tour, ideal for schools, university groups, and clubs. Choose to immerse yourself in New Zealand’s Māori culture, journey through the Southern Alps via train or experience first-hand the lifestyle of a New Zealand farmer throughout the North and South Islands.

  • Adventure Tours

Thrill-seekers and adventure enthusiasts will be in heaven on our Adventure Tour. From bungee jumping and skydiving to caving and hiking, there’s plenty of adrenaline rushing activities to choose from during a trip to New Zealand. Our customised packages will take you on an adventure of a lifetime, the question is ‘are you up for the challenge’?

The World Masters Games are set to draw a crowd. To avoid disappointment, we recommend booking a tour early!