Christchurch Cup Week Tour 2021

Hosted by Des Coppins

Head to Christchurch this November for a week’s worth of horse racing action and excitement!

Christchurch 08 - 13 November 2021 From $3700 pp share twin

This Escorted 6 night tour is fully hosted by Des Coppins, and promises to be a week of fun filled action and excitement. With a wealth of horse racing to enjoy and exclusive events, what’s not to love. And it’s all here in New Zealand.

Monday 08 November:

Welcome to Christchurch, the Garden City. Make your own way to Rydges Latimer Hotel, your home for the next 6 nights.  This evening join your host, and fellow travellers for a welcome function including drinks and canapes.

Tuesday 09 November: NZ Trotting Club Day!
Get your glad rags on and head to Addington where you will enjoy a hospitality package of lunch and beverages.  This evening, post Cup, we will enjoy some happy hour drinks.. and hopefully celebrate some wins!

Wednesday 10 November: Ladies Day at Riccarton
Today enjoy your multi pack race day package, which includes members area access and Balmarino buffet lunch, race book and a beverage.  This evening we will get together for some happy hour drinks.

Thursday 11 November: Day at Lesiure
Take a break from the race action and relax, or explore Christchurch, as the city continues to rebuild itself, there are sure to be new sights for you to see.

Friday 12 November: NZ Show Day Races
Today you can enjoy the races with your Addington Spectator area ticket.

This evening, we have a function together including drinks and canapes, where one lucky person will win Des’s celebration bet of $1000 on their pick in the NZ Gallops Cup – wow! 

Saturday 13 November:  NZ Cup Day Riccarton
Todays action can be enjoyed from the Members Area, and reserved seating in the Members Outdoor Wine Bar. 

Tonight is our final function, enjoy drinks and canapes with new found friends.

* 6 nights accommodation at Rydges Latimer Hotel
* Full daily breakfasts
* Return transfers on Race Days
* Seating/hospitality as indicated on Race days
* Tour hosts Des Coppins, Chris Hammonds, Kel and Marilyn Munro (subject to numbers)

* Des’s 31 years celebration bet – $1000 bet for 1 lucky person on their pick in the NZ Gallops Cup!
* Services of your tour hosts (subject to minimum numbers)

Where will I be sitting?
Each race day differs as indicated.

Travel dates
08 – 13 November 2021

Book by
31 August 2021 unless sold prior.


 Rydges Latimer Hotel  4 1/2 star  $3700 pp share twin
$4700 pp single basis
 Extra nights  $168 pp share twin
$336 pp single basis

Flights additional.  Please discuss with Sport Escapes and we will find the best value airfare, or help you use your airfare credit. 

Terms & Conditions
Prices shown unless otherwise stated are in NZ$, and are subject to currency fluctuations and are for payment by cash, Eftpos, direct deposit or cleared cheque only.  Credit Card payments are also accepted but will incur a small surcharge, please enquire. Flights additional. A minimum non refundable deposit of $750 per person is required to place a booking. Full payment date will be advised upon booking. Cancellation fees apply. In the event that Government Alert Level restrictions apply due to COVID-19 and the tour is cancelled, we will do all possible to provide a refund, or credit for services paid.  All payments made are non refundable.  Capacity restrictions may apply. Special conditions apply for Bonus Inclusions, please discuss with your Sport Escapes consultant.  Must book by 31 August 2021, unless sold out prior,  with deposit due immediately upon booking confirmation.  Prices correct as at 12 July 2021  and are subject to change or withdrawal without notice. Other conditions may apply. ST310821