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IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Taupo 2022

Tri Travel have hosted tours to Taupo for 18 years, so if you're looking for that extra edge at the World Championship, our tour experts have formulated a 6-night tour package designed for peak performance on race day.

Event Date 10.12.22
Swim Lake
Bike Rolling
Run Flat
Avg. Air Temp 20° C
Avg. Water Temp 18° C
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We are delighted to provide athletes with the opportunity to feel the support of a Tri Travel Tour at the 2022 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship. We have created a 6-night tour package designed to enable peak performance.

Tour Dates: Tuesday 6 December – Monday 12 December 2022 (6 nights)

The Event

Taupō hosts the very best professional and age group triathletes from all corners of the globe over the weekend of December 10-11 2022. This will be the first time the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship has been held in New Zealand and no better place than the home of IRONMAN New Zealand and IRONMAN 70.3 Taupō, where the best of New Zealand’s breath-taking scenery is showcased. Following the cancellation of the 2020 event due to COVID-19 we’re thrilled to be heading back to Taupo in 2022 for this event.

The Tour

For over 18 years, Tri Travel have been leading IRONMAN 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 6-night tour provides a seamless travel solution for athletes and supporters, enabling you to fully focus on your race preparations.

If you are looking for that added edge, look no further than our 6-night tour package carefully formulated with course orientations, logistical support and a wealth of helpful information throughout race week.

Upon arrival into Auckland Airport on Tuesday 6 December, all guests will stay overnight at the Novotel Auckland Airport before departing by coach the following morning to Taupo.

We are pleased to offer a 6-night tour and accommodation package, with the following inclusions.

Tour Inclusions:

  • 6 nights accommodation (choice of hotels to suit budgets)
  • Airport transfers (Auckland to Taupo Return)
  • Bike Course Orientation
  • Run/Swim Course Training Sessions (Part Orientation)
  • Bike Transport (throughout race week as required)
  • Transport to all event functions
  • Team post-race breakfast function
  • Tour merchandise pack produced by partner, Wyn Republic
  • Race day transportation

Throughout the tour, our team of experienced Tour Leaders will be on hand to provide support, advice and assist you with your race week needs.

Tri Travel also offer a range of travel solutions, including pre and post-race tours and travel, the best flight options and discounted travel insurance.

With accommodation options ranging from motel style, self contained units and deluxe family apartments we have the solution for you and your travel group.

Upon arrival into Auckland all guests will stay overnight at Novotel Auckland Airport on Tuesday 6 December 2022 and pricing is included within package prices.

Ascot Motor Inn, Taupo

This is an ideal location for our athletes, as it is a short stroll to the  starting line on Lake Taupo. Ascot Motor Inn Taupo is a 15-unit 4 Star Plus self-catering complex within easy walking distance to the beautiful foreshore of Lake Taupo and Town Centre.

Beechtree Motel, Taupo

The Beechtree Motel is one of the newest and most refreshingly stylish accommodation providers in Taupo offering high levels of service and comfort.  The self-contained boutique accommodation has 39 rooms, consisting of luxury studios, and two and three-bedroom suites – all with air conditioning.

Located next door to the Ascot Motor Inn, The Beechtree Motel is also conveniently located near the race precinct. 


Event Location

The 2022 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships takes place in Taupo, situated four hours from New Zealand’s capital city of Auckland, on the North Island.

Getting There

Tour guests will fly into the international airport in Auckland where we will overnight before making the four hour drive to Taupo the following morning. Tri Travel arrange transfers via luxury coaches for our tour members and their bikes and luggage.

Location Highlights

It is distinguished by its lakefront setting and outdoor sports ranging from fishing to jet-boating. The vast waters of Lake Taupo, a volcanic caldera, drain into the Huka Falls, dramatic, crystal-blue cascades reachable by hiking and biking trails. Surrounding Taupo are hot springs like those filling the Craters of the Moon reserve.

You can enjoy fishing charters, scenic boat tours, waterskiing, kayaking, paddle-boarding and the extraordinary Maori rock carvings at Mine Bay. The Great Lake Trail which is part of Nga Haerenga – The New Zealand Cycle Trail runs around the shoreline.

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