2024 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship

Saturday, December 14, 2024

Taupō, New Zealand

Accommodations: Yes
Race Entries: No

The 2024 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship race will take place in Taupō, New Zealand with a two-day event on December 14-15, 2024.

The event takes place in the picturesque city of Taupō which is located on the North Island of New Zealand, approximately 3 hours from the Auckland Airport.  Taupō is a world-famous destination resort area known for its incredible natural beauty, friendly people, and diverse activities for people of all ages and interests. The town goes all out to welcome athletes and families.

This will be our 12th year offering a package to the IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship. We have hosted athletes and their supporters at IRONMAN® and IRONMAN® 70.3® races in more than 36 different cities around the world. We look forward to helping you in New Zealand!

Endurance Sports Travel is an independent tour operator and is not associated with the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC).

Travel Package Includes


Daily Breakfast Included

Round Trip Airport Transfers

Taupo Airport (TUO)

Daily Swim Training on the Course

Daily Bike Ride on the Course

Daily Transportation to Race Site

Professional Bike Mechanic

Transport to All Race Functions

Guided Course Tours

EST Host/Hostess to Assist You

2 CO2 Cartridges for Race Day

Organization of Local Day Trips

EST Race Day Hospitality Area

EST Welcome Package

Additional Services

Bike Assemble & Bike Pack

Price: $130
Included in the package is the service of a professional mechanic. The mechanic will tighten everything and make all necessary adjustments to the gears/brakes. If you prefer to just hand your bike case to our mechanic upon arrival, he will unpack and completely assemble your bike. After the race, he will disassemble and pack your bike for your departure.

Bike Course Tour by Van/Bus

Price to be determined.

Optional Round Trip Auckland Transportation

Price: $TBD per person, $TBD per bike
Included in the package are all of your local transfers as well as the transfers from and to Taupo airport. We do offer an optional round trip transfer from Auckland airport (AKL). It is best to fly into Auckland and utilize our transfer service to and from Taupo. Flights into Taupo (TUO) usually will not accept bike boxes. If you are shipping your bike to the race, then you could fly into Taupo.

2024 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship ACCOMMODATIONS

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Our Hotel Map

Click here to see a bigger picture of our hotels in Taupo. We have 4 hotels to serve you.

Acapulco Motor Inn

Approximately 300 meters from swim start and 700 meters from finish.

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Absolute Lake View Motel

Approximately 400 meters from swim start and 800 meters from finish.

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Baycourt Lakefront Motel

Approximately 500 meters from swim start and 1300 meters from the finish.

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Cottage Mews Motel

Approximately 2.6 km from the swim start, near the run course turn around.

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Pricing Details

> All prices are in U.S. Dollars
> All prices include our services
> All prices include taxes

Endurance Sports Travel
Phone: +1 (484) 716-9216

Reservations Details / Trip Policy

+ We require a $500 deposit. This deposit is nonrefundable and nontransferable.
+ Reservations can be changed up to 60 days prior to race day.
+ We require your final travel details 70-80 days prior to your trip.
+ We require your final payment the latest 60 days prior to your trip.
+ We offer payment plans if you are interested.
+ We offer no refunds after the final payment.

We suggest you get travel insurance that covers your expenses in case the race gets canceled or you can’t travel because of unforeseen circumstances.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about our travel package or this trip, see our trip specific FAQ page.

We take care of all the Travel details so you can Focus on your Race.

Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia

Please Help Us Help Them!

In 2020 we will donate $5 US-Dollar from each of our clients’ payments to Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia. Of course, this is just a small part of the financial support that is needed to help these critically endangered great apes. That is why we encourage you to check out BOSA’s website and have a look at the amazing work this organization supports. Thank you for helping us help them!