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Taupo World Championship Tour 2024

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We are delighted to provide athletes with the opportunity to feel the support of a Tri Travel Tour at the 2024 Taupo Worlds in NZ. We have created a 7-night tour package designed to enable peak performance.

Taupo hosts the very best professional and age group triathletes from all corners of the globe over the weekend of December 14-15 2024. This will be the first time the World Championship has been held in New Zealand and there is no better place than the home of Ironman New Zealand, where the best of New Zealand’s breath-taking scenery is showcased. 

For over 20 years, Tri Travel have been leading tours to Lake Taupo in New Zealand. Our intimate knowledge of the course, the local area and accommodation options will ensure nothing is left to chance for you. The 7-night tour provides a seamless travel solution for athletes and supporters, enabling you to fully focus on your race preparations. 

Prices and Inclusions 7-Night Tour

We stay at Lakeland Resort and Twin Peaks on this tour. Please refer to prices below for the various available room types:

Prices at the Lakeland Resort start from:

  • £1,590 per person based on two people sharing a (two single beds) or double room (one bed for couple)
  • £1,260 per person based on 3 people sharing 
  • £1,175 per person based on 4 people sharing 
  • £1,010 supplement per person based on the single occupancy of a room

Prices at Twin Peaks start from:

  • £1,835 per person based on two people sharing a (two single beds) or double room (one bed for couple)
  • £1,415 per person based on 3 people sharing 
  • £1,400 per person based on 4 people sharing 
  • £1,260 supplement per person based on the single occupancy of a room

Included in your package

  • Experienced tour leaders
  • 7-nights accommodation in Taupo
  • Transfer from Auckland to Taupo (return)
  • Daily itinerary including team training
  • Course orientations
  • Team welcome function and after party
  • Team merchandise
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Included in your package

  • Experienced tour leaders
  • 7-nights accommodation in Taupo
  • Transfer from Auckland to Taupo (return)
  • Daily itinerary including team training
  • Course orientations
  • Team welcome function and after party
  • Team merchandise
Your Itinerary

Monday 09 December 2024

Today you will arrive into Auckland International Airport. Once you have cleared customs and collected your bags, please meet your Tri Travel team leaders in the arrivals hall who will assist with your bus transfer to Taupo. Bus transfer will depart at 1pm - please book flights that allow you to make this transfer time.

After arriving into Taupo and checking-in, we will take you to the supermarket to collect groceries for the week.

Tuesday 10 December 2024

After yesterday’s long day of travel, this morning we will walk across the road and have an easy swim with the team in Lake Taupo. This afternoon we will do an easy run to loosen the legs and catch up for a welcome drink before you head off to dinner.

Wednesday 11 December 2024

After breakfast we will make our way over for one lap of the run course on our air-conditioned bus pointing out all the key elements. We then turn our attention to the bike course where our tour leaders will provide tips and ideas on how to have your best day out on the course.

Thursday 12 December 2024

Today we will meet at the swim start and take you over the course. Our experienced tour leaders will explain the race start procedure and how to make your way through transition. We will go down to the race village to check out the Expo plus register for the race to collect our kit bags etc.

Friday 13 December 2024

This morning we will meet for an easy swim before breakfast. This afternoon you will make your way to transition to check-in your bikes and gear bags for the race tomorrow. More details will be available closer to the event. The official race Welcome Banquet will be held tonight with more details available as we get closer to the race.

Saturday 14 December 2024: Race Day 1

This morning we will meet in the hotel foyers with the athletes and supporters making our way to the race start area. After the race starts we will take the supporters to key cheering zones on the course to support their athletes. The Tri Travel team will be on hand to support you after the race and assist you to get back to the hotels. Athletes racing tomorrow will check-in their bike and gear bags today. Details will be available closer to the race.

Sunday 15 December 2024: Race Day 2

This morning we will meet in the hotel foyers with the athletes and supporters making our way to the race start area. After the race starts we will take the supporters to key cheering zones on the course to support their athletes. The Tri Travel team will be on hand to support you after the race and assist you to get back to the hotels. After the awards we have free time to explore Taupo, then we will meet for our official Tri Travel after party.

Monday 16 December 2024

Today we say goodbye to the beautiful town of Taupo and head back to Auckland for your return home or onward journey. Don’t forget to ask our team about add-on tours around New Zealand when booking the Tri Travel World Championship Tour. IMPORTANT: Please check with Tri Travel Staff before booking return flights.

Need to Know

Payments

To book this tour we require a non-refundable non-transferable deposit of 30% at the time of booking. Final payment is due before 30th August 2024. From this date, the booking is fully non-refundable and non-changeable. 

Who can book

Our tours are available to book for Triathletes and family and friends from any country. 

Your Details

Please check all the details shown to make sure the names on your booking are the same as each person's passport. If not, please let us know within 48 hours of making your booking so we can change them. If you don't let us know straight away you may be charged. Names must be given at the time of booking and any shown as TBA will be classed as a name change and there will be a charge.

Insurance

Destination Sport Experiences strongly recommends travellers to take out comprehensive travel insurance with sufficient healthcare cover, including cover for existing medical conditions and any activities you plan to do.

If you have a European Health Insurance Card it will be valid up to its expiry date. This will be replaced with a new UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC). You can find further details here.

Special Assistance

If you or anyone on your booking needs any special assistance for reduced mobility, disability or any other medical condition, you should let us know at team@destinationsport.com

We can give you more information about the accessibility of different services and the assistance available from transport and accommodation suppliers, or at venues. Availability and access to certain services / seating may be limited by the service provider so we recommend you talk to us about what you need before booking. If you book online please add details of any special assistance you need in the special request box.

Special Requests

If you have any special requests please let us know. We will do our best to make them happen for you but we can't guarantee them.

Important Travel information

It’s important be up to date with the latest information about where you’re travelling to and what documents you need to have in order to travel.

For information about passports and applying for them, you should check the passport pages of the UK Government Website.

To learn more about the destination that you are travelling to, including specific travel advise and entry requirements, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development office (FCDO) publishes up to date information here.

When you travel, you should be 'Travel Aware'. By following the Travel Aware link, you’ll find a whole list of useful information put together by the FCDO, which will help you be 'Travel Aware' for your journey ahead.

Travel Health

Please make sure to visit the NaTHNaC website for guidance on country-specific vaccine recommendations plus other important advice and tips to stay healthy abroad.

 

Hotel Options

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  • Lakeland Resort Taupo

    282 Lake Terrace, Two Mile Bay, Taupō New Zealand 3330

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    Locally owned and operated the resort is situated on the beautiful shores of Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake and world renowned for its trout fishing and scenery. Set amidst 2.8 acres of landscaped grounds, complete with 64 well-equipped studio units, with 42" plasma flatscreen TV, tennis court, outdoor seasonal swimming pool, guest laundry facilities, ample off-street parking, 2 conference rooms and The Lakeland Bar and Brasserie. Lakeland Resort offers relaxing and comfortable accommodation, superb conference and function facilities with The Lakeland Bar & Brasserie serving divine cuisine - open for breakfast and dinner. Lakeland Resort is situated approximately 2.5km from the race swim start and transition

    Room types:

    Queen Studio

    Queen bed, separate bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities. Sleeps maximum 2 guests.

    Standard Studio
     
    Queen bed and 1 single bed, separate bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities. Sleeps maximum 3 guests.
     
    Family Studio
     
    Queen bed and 2 single beds, separate bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities. Sleeps maximum 4 guests
     
    Triple Studio
     
    3 x single beds, separate bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities. Sleeps maximum 3 guests.
     

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Outdoor Pool
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • On-site Parking
  • Twin Peaks Lakeside Inn

    76-80 Lake Terrace Taupo New Zealand 3330

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    Taupo lakeside motel accommodation with lovely lake & mountain views offering a room type to suit every need - studios, family rooms, 2 and 3 bedroom units. There is a very popular bar and restaurant on site called Jolly Good Fellows serving a great range of food and beverages that match its casual British Pub theme with outdoor seating to take in the lake views. If you’d like a change of scenery, downtown Taupo is only a 10-minute walk away along the lakefront. There you’ll easily find food and wine to suit every taste and budget, from popular fast food restaurants, to relaxed cafe dining as well as popular foodie hotspots. It is perfectly located for the Tri Travel Taupo World Championship Tour, across the road from the race start and a very short walk to transition.

    Room types:
     
    Upstairs Studio Room

    Upstairs studio unit, a basic studio consisting of a Queen size bed and a single bed. All units have a Kitchenette with tea & coffee facilities, microwave, and toaster. 32' Flat Screen TV with 4 Sky TV channels & Freeview, Free Wi-Fi.
     
    Lakeview Studio Room
     
    Ground floor studio units with magnificent lake and mountain views; King size bed. Kitchen facilities and bathroom with a shower. 32" Flat Screen TV with 4 Sky TV channels and Freeview, Free Wi-Fi.
     
    Queen Spa Studio Room
     
    Upstairs studio with Lake & Mountains views and one Ground Floor unit, with a queen bed, each with a double spa bath and a shower. Kitchenette with tea & coffee facilities, microwave, and toaster. 32" Flat Screen TV with 4 Sky TV channels and Freeview, Free Wi-Fi.
     
    Ground Floor One Bedroom Suite with a Spa Bath

    Downstairs one bedroom unit consisting of a Queen size bed in the lounge and two single beds in the bedroom, Kitchenette with tea & coffee facilities, microwave and toaster, and a Bathroom with a double spa bath and a shower over the bath. 32' Flat Screen TV with 4 Sky TV channels & Freeview, Free Wi-Fi.
     
    Ground Floor One Bedroom Unit

    One bedroom unit situated on the ground floor, consisting of a Queen size bed in the living area, and two single beds in the bedroom. Kitchenette with tea & coffee facilities, microwave and toaster and Bathroom with a shower. 32' Flat Screen TV with 4 Sky TV channels & Freeview, Free Wi-Fi.
     
    Upstairs Family Unit
     
    Upstairs one-bedroom units, consisting of a Queen size bed in the lounge and two single beds in the bedroom. All units have Kitchen facilities and a Bathroom with a shower; the downstairs unit also has a double spa bath. 32' Flat Screen TV with 4 Sky TV channels & Freeview, Free Wi-Fi.
     
    Two Bedroom Apartment
     
    Upstairs two-bedroom unit consisting of a King size bed in one bedroom, a queen size bed in the 2nd bedroom and a double sofa bed in the living area. Kitchen facilities and bathroom with a shower. 32" Flat Screen TV with 4 Sky TV channels and Freeview, Free Wi-Fi.
     
    Three Bedroom Apartment
     
    Upstairs three-bedroom unit set back off the road, with partial lake and mountain views, consisting of a King size bed in the 1st bedroom, a Queen size bed in the 2nd bedroom and 2 King Single beds in the 3rd bedroom. Kitchen facilities and bathroom with a shower and a spa bath. 32' Flat Screen TV with 4 Sky TV channels & Freeview, Free Wi-Fi.
     

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant

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