Cricket fans can perfect their game in New Zealand & save up to £450 with Real Gap's new offer

Press Release: 2010-06-11


While the rest of the world is going football crazy, cricket fans are riding a blaze of glory after England took the sporting world by storm, not only winning the Twenty20 World Cup but both their summer test matches with Bangladesh! For those who need a breather from FIFA fever, leading gap year travel company Real Gap are offering avid players the chance to develop their skills at the New Zealand Cricket Academy for up to £450 less!


Amateur players who book in June can become pros with a full 6 month season from the 10th October to the 1st of April for just £6,199, saving £400, or give their game a brush up with half season dates on the 10th October and 17th December for only £3,999, saving £450! Both options include an incredible Twenty20 Cricket Tour of the North Island during the Christmas and New Year break giving sports nuts the chance to bring in 2011 with a bang!


Managed by a former Black Caps international and Level 3 coach, the New Zealand Cricket Academy will not only give players the chance to learn from the best,  they will also be able to make the most of a tailored personal training programme specified to individual abilities and ambitions.  With full access to the academy’s first class cricket facilities, vehicles and gym, new-found skills will be put to the test playing for the Academy team!


There will also be plenty of opportunities to take part in coaching and umpiring courses for those who want to become real cricket experts and further advance their knowledge of the game. For cricket enthusiasts with a passion for travel, the programme is a great way to streamline their style and emulate the efforts of cricket legends including Kevin Pietersen and Paul Collingwood!


Not just a hive of cricket talent, the academy is situated at one of the country’s top cricketing venues, Nelson Park, based in Napier, Hawke’s Bay. Located on the East Coast of the North Island, Napier boasts a glorious Mediterranean-style climate with more than enough wildlife and amazing scenery to satisfy nature lovers as well as some of the best cricket facilities in the country!


If the incredible destination, fantastic training, and a saving of up to £450 aren’t enough to induce some travellers the Academy will also be entering anyone who books a programme next season into a prize draw to win a complete kit of quality first class cricket equipment from one of New Zealand’s leading cricket companies!


Cricket fans had better be quick off the mark, the offer ends on the 30th June and savvy players are snapping up places fast! Find out more details at the Real Gap website here or by calling 01892 516164 to speak to an expert adviser.

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