Join us for the ultimate
NZ Team Supporters Olympic Experience
Hosted by Eric Murray
23 JULY - 1 AUGUST 2020
Highlights include - ROWING, MEN’S RUGBY SEVENS FINALS & ATHLETICS
From $12,995 per person
Based on twin/double share. Single supplement applies.
Included in your tour
Daily recap with your Host, double Olympic Gold Medalist, Eric Murray
9 nights accommodation twin/double share at a centrally located 4 star hotel
Pre-loaded Suica public transport card
A range of exciting Olympic Games tickets
Tokyo sightseeing with lunch
Day trip to UNESCO World Heritage town, Nikko
Unique Japanese night out
Transfers to selected events
Unique New Zealand Team supporter merchandise
Your tour host Eric Murray is a New Zealand rower and double Olympic gold medallist at the 2012 London Olympic Games and at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. He competed at four Olympic’s and has won seven consecutive World Rowing Championships gold medals in the coxless pair and has set two world best times in the coxless and coxed pair with partner Hamish Bond. When Eric retired from Rowing in 2016, he and Hamish were undefeated in 69 consecutive International races. Eric’s infectious personality and love of all sports makes him the ideal host for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and will add incredible insight from an athlete’s perspective.
01 Welcome to Tokyo Thurs 23 July
Welcome to Tokyo - a city that mixes ultramodern neon-lit skyscrapers and traditional historical temples. Previously host to the 1964 Olympic Games, Tokyo will bring the Games into the modern technology era with a unique flavour in 2020.
Upon arrival in Tokyo, you will meet your Tour Host, Eric Murray and fellow New Zealand supporters over a welcome drink at the ANZ New Zealand House.
02 Let the games begin! Fri 24 July
Get your bearings in bustling Tokyo with a sightseeing tour navigating some of the city’s main highlights. Includes lunch.
This evening, join New Zealand’s biggest supporters at the ANZ New Zealand house to view live TV coverage of the Opening Ceremony. This impressive event officially marks the start of the Games. You are sure to be amazed and entertained as Tokyo showcases its world- class talent.
Option to add-on an Opening Ceremony tickets package at additional cost. Subject to availability.
03 Hockey Sat 25 July
Today will be an exciting one, with your first taste of Olympic sporting action. Watch the world’s best Hockey teams compete, all vying for an early win to progress through the competition. We may have the chance to catch the New Zealand Team in action on the turf!
04 3x3 Basketball Sun 26 July
Enjoy a day at leisure in Tokyo.
This evening’s sporting action is one of the hottest new sports to be added to the Olympic programme - 3x3 Basketball. With 3 players per team and the largest urban team sport in the world, this fast- paced version of the game is a thrill to watch.
05 Nikko day trip Mon 27 July
Today our group will be escaping the hustle and bustle of Tokyo and heading 3 hours north to the beautiful town of Nikko. Best known as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Nikko is home to many beautiful temples, shrines, mountains and waterfalls.
Nikko will be a full day excursion, but we will make sure you are back in time to enjoy a ‘sand-sational’ Olympic evening at the Beach Volleyball.
06 Canoe Slalom Tues 28 July
This morning is at your leisure - relax, soak up more Olympic atmosphere, or immerse yourself in the culture. The women’s Triathlon also features this morning. Check out the swim across the harbour, or find a vantage point on the streets to watch the New Zealand triathletes in action.
Canoe Slalom is the key highlight of the day, with defending New Zealand silver medalist from Rio 2016, Luuka Jones who will strive to repeat her success in the K1 semi-finals and finals.
07 Rugby Sevens Wed 29 July
Today is all about Rugby Sevens with the men’s semi-finals and finals! As current World Champions, the New Zealand men’s Sevens team will be competing against tough international teams as they vie for a gold medal. Watch out for the Rio 2016 champions, Fiji who will be keen to make their mark again.
08 Rowing Thurs 30 July
Head down to the Sea Forest Waterway this morning to take in the Rowing Finals. Experience the best crews in the world as they race for medals in the men’s and women’s pairs and lightweight double sculls finals.
After the buzz of the Rowing Finals, you have the afternoon at leisure. Enjoy more Olympic excitement, or take a break from the sporting action and use the time for more sightseeing, or shopping. Ginza district is the city’s most famous shopping, dining and entertainment area.
Join us for a traditional style Japanese dinner this evening. Celebrate the highlights of your time in Tokyo and debrief before your final action-packed day of Olympic sport before departure.
09 Athletics & Rowing Finals Fri 31 July
Witness the iconic men’s and women’s single sculls and eights as they race for gold at the at the Rowing Finals today.
Tonight, head to the Athletics stadium for a night of Track and Field. Support amazing New Zealand athletics in the black singlet aiming to create history in Tokyo. Events in this session may include the women’s Shot put qualifiying round and men’s 10,000m Final.
10 Depart Tokyo Sat 1 Aug
Check out at your leisure. Say goodbye to your new friends and head home to catch the remainder of the Games at home in New Zealand (or during the next stop of your travels).