United Soccer Coaches

Women's World Cup 2023 - New Zealand

Auckland (New Zealand)
July 19 to August 2, 2023
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Itinerary

*This schedule is subject to change.
*All times listed are local time in New Zealand

 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Wednesday, July 19th
Arrive & Depart from you International Airport
From the U.S. it takes 2 days to fly to NZ due to the time change

 

Day 2 - Friday, July 21, 2023
Arrive into Auckland, New Zealand
Transport to the Quadrant Hotel and Suites - 10 Waterloo Qaudrant, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Meet and Greet as you arrive
Check-in to your room (check-in is at 2pm, early check-in subject to availability upon arrival).
Afternoon
5:00pm - Drinks and Finger Foods at The Quadrant Bar (included)
Free Time/Watch FIFA WWC Matches
Evening
6:15pm - Walk to Dinner
6:30pm - Dinner (included): Brew on Quay - 102 Quay Street
Watch World Cup games via TV
Walk back to Hotel

 

Day 3 - Saturday, July 22, 2023
Morning

7:30am - Breakfast (included)
8:30am - United Soccer Coaches - Coach Education (Welcome Meeting to Begin)
10:45am - Pick up at hotel and depart to Eden Park/Kingsland
11:15am - Arrive at Eden Park/Kingsland
Afternoon
Lunch (not included/on your own at stadium)

1:00pm - WWC Match #1 - USA vs. Vietnam (Eden Park)
3:00pm - Depart Eden Park for Hotel
3:30pm - Arrive at Hotel
Free Time

Evening
6:40pm - Walk to Dinner
7:00pm - Dinner (included): Queen Street Lone Star - 500 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010

Watch World Cup Games via TV
Walk back to Hotel
Free Time



Day 4 - Sunday, July 23, 2023
Morning
8:30am - Breakfast (included)
9:30am - Depart for Auckland Museum
10:00am - Auckland Museum (Enter Museum via Front Foyer) - Parnell, Auckland 1010
Afternoon
12:30pm - Pick up from museum and depart for hotel
1:00pm - Lunch (not included/on your own)
2:00pm - United Soccer Coaches - Coach Education
4:15pm - Free Time
Evening
7:00pm - Dinner at Hotel (included): Buffet Dinner
World Cup games via TV
Free Time


Day 5 - Monday, July 24, 2023
Morning
8:30am - Breakfast (included)
10:00am - United Soccer Coaches - Coach Education: Cindy Parlow
Afternoon
12:45pm - Walk to Lunch
1:00pm - Lunch (included): Mr Murdochs - Level 1/16 Fort Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010
2:30pm - Free Time to Explore Auckland
4:00pm - Pick up at hotel and depart to Eden Park
Evening
6:00pm - WWC Match #2 - Italy vs. Argentina (Eden Park)

8:15pm - Pick up Eden Park and depart for hotel
9:00pm - Dinner (not included/on your own)

 

Day 6 - Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Morning
8:30am - Breakfast (included)
10:00am - Walk to Sky Tower
10:15am - Tour Sky Tower - Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010
Afternoon
12:00pm - Lunch (not included/on your own)
Free time in Auckland
Evening
6:15pm - Depart hotel and walk to Dinner
6:30pm - Dinner (included): Brew on Quay - 102 Quay Street
Walk back to Hotel

 

Day 7 - Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Morning
8:30am - Breakfast (included)
10:00am - Check out of Hotel
11:00am - Free time to explore city centre
11:30am - Lunch (on your own/not included)
Afternoon
12:30pm - Depart Hotel for Auckland Domestic Airport
1:15pm - Arrive at Auckland Domestic Airport
4:00pm - Flight to Wellington

5:05pm - Arrive in Wellington
5:50pm - Depart Wellington Airport for Hotel

6:10pm - Arrive at hotel, Boulcott Suites - 5 O'Reily Avenue, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011
Evening
6:20pm - Walk from hotel to Dinner
6:30pm - Dinner (included): Great India - 141 Manners Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
Walk back to Hotel
Free Time

 

Day 8 - Thursday, July 27, 2023
Morning
8:00am - Breakfast (included)
9:00am - Walk to Coach Education - 170 Willis St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
9:30am - United Soccer Coaches - Coach Education
10:45am - Pick up and depart hotel for Sky Stadium
11:00am - Arrive at Sky Stadium
Afternoon

1:00pmWWC Match #3 - USA vs. Netherlands (Sky Stadium)
Lunch at Game (included)
3:30pm - Pick up from Sky Stadium and depart for Hotel

Evening
6:50pm - Walk to Dinner Reservation
7:00pm - Dinner (included): Little Penang - 175 Victoria Street Wellington 6011

Free Time

 

Day 9 - Friday, July 28, 2023
Morning
6:30am/7:00am - Breakfast (included/must split into two groups): Urban On Manners - 2 Manners Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
Group 1 - 6:30am (13 pax)
Group 2 - 7:00am (13 pax)
7:45am - Depart for Fraser Park
8:30am - Wellington Phoenix Pro Club - Coach Education: Fraser Park - Ricoh Sports Centre, 237 Taita Drive, Avalon, Lower Hutt
10:30am - Network with Coaches/Watch Wellington Phoenix Men's Reserve Training Session 
11:30am - Lunch (not included/on your own): Cafe On-Site

Afternoon
12:30pm - Watch Soccer.com match vs. Shonan Bellmare U16s
1:00pm - Depart for Hotel
2:00pm - United Soccer Coaches - Coaching Education: Katie Schoepfer
4:00pm - Free Time

Evening
6:45pm - Walk to dinner
7:00pm - Dinner (included): One Red Dog - 56 Customhouse Quay, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011
Walk back to Hotel

 

Day 10 - Saturday, July 29, 2023
Morning
8:00am/8:30am - Breakfast (included/must split into two groups): Urban On Manners - 2 Manners Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
Group 1 - 8:00am (13 pax)
Group 2 - 8:30am (13 pax)
10:00am - Free time to explore Wellington
Afternoon
12:00am - Lunch (included): The Old Quarter - 39b Dixon St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
2:00pm
- United Soccer Coaches - Coach Education: Maia Vink
4:00pm - Workshop Over/Free time
Evening
6:00pm - Depart for Sky Stadium
7:00pm - Dinner (on own/not included)
7:30pm - WWC Match #4 - Sweden vs. Italy (Sky Stadium)
10:00pm - Depart Sky Stadium for Hotel

 

Day 11 - Sunday, July 30, 2023
Morning
8:30am/9:00am - Breakfast (included/must split into two groups): Urban On Manners - 2 Manners Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
Group 1 - 8:30am (13 pax)
Group 2 - 9:00am (13 pax)
9:30am - Check out of Hotel (store luggage)

10:00am - Walk to Te Papa Museum
10:15am - Te Papa Museum - 55 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011

Afternoon
1:00pm - Lunch - Te Papa Museum Cafe (on own/not provided)
3:30pm - Pick up luggage from Hotel
4:15pm - Depart for Wellington Airport
5:45pm - Flight departs from Wellington to Auckland
Evening
6:50pm - Arrive in Auckland
7:10pm - Meet Driver in Arrivals Hall to Depart for Dinner

8:30pm - Dinner (included): Queen Street Lone Star - 500 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010
9:30pm - Depart for Quadrant Hotel and Suites - 10 Waterloo Qaudrant, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

 

Day 12 - Monday, July 31, 2023
Morning
8:30am - Breakfast (included)
10:00am - United Soccer Coaches - Coach Education

Afternoon
12:00pm - Lunch (on own/not included)
1:30pm - United Soccer Coaches - Coach Education Begins
3:00pm - United Soccer Coaches - Coach Education: Tiffany Roberts
4:30pm - United Soccer Coaches - Coach Education Concludes
Free time in Auckland for the afternoon

Evening
6:00pm - Dinner at Hotel (inlcuded)

Day 13 - Tuesday, August 1st, 2023
Morning
8:30am -  Breakfast (included)
10:00am - United Soccer Coaches - Coach Education
Afternoon
12:00pm - Coach Education concludes
12:45pm - Walk to Lunch
1:00pm - Lunch (included): Mr Murdochs - 1/16 Fort Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010
5:15pm - Depart for Eden Park 
Evening
6:00pm - Dinner (on own/not included)
7:00pm - WWC Match #5 - USA vs. Portugal (Eden Park) 
9:00pm - Depart for Hotel

 

Day 14 - Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023
Morning
8:30am - Breakfast (included)
Check-out of hotel
Flight from New Zealand for Home (transfer accomodations to airport not included)

*This schedule is not the final one yet and it is subject to change due to technical or organizational reasons. The final itinerary will be published prior to departure so please check back for changes and updates. The final version will be posted around one month prior to your departure date.

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Recommended Packing List

Casual gear for Pro games
Underwear
T-Shirts
Sweatshirts
Jeans
Running shoes
Cleats
Training Shirts (short & long sleeve)
Training (shorts and pants)
Socks (training & casual)
Rain jacket
Athletic Tape/Bandages
Plug Adaptor
Aspirin
Warm Jacket
Toiletries
Notepad