Veterans Tennis Games

The Governor’s Lodge Veterans Tennis Championships is the standout event in the Norfolk Island Tennis calendar. Norfolk Island Cheryl Tennis Club and Norfolk Island Travel Centre invite Australian and New Zealanders to do battle on their South Pacific island turf for the 2019 games.

Veterans Tennis Games

19 April 2019 - 30 April 2019

The Norfolk Island Veterans Tennis tournament is a highlight of the Norfolk Island tennis calendar, join us for this 5 day event. All players are welcome, synthetic grass court conditions are great and local club hospitality second to none. The player mix is unique; a Trans-Tasman gang out to enjoy the tournament combined with a holiday on stunning Norfolk Island and the opportunity to meet the locals both on and off the court.

The five day Norfolk Island Vets tournament runs Monday to Friday. Championships will consist of Mens Doubles, Ladies Doubles and Mixed Double Events. 4 age divisions – 40s (40-49 years); 50s (50-59 years); 60s (60-69 years); 70s (70+ years). If pairs are in different divisions, pairs must play in the younger division. Players should be prepared to play up to 3 matches per day. All tournament matches will be best of 3 tie-break sets. Plate and consolation events will be first to 9 games. In the event of insufficient entries in an event, a Round Robin format may be played.

The tournament draws repeat visitors every year, possibly to defend their personal or their nation’s title. The Thursday night team challenge includes themed courts dressed with national flags and balloons and players under the spotlight as New Zealand, Australia and Norfolk battle it out.

A social week all-round the local club invites visitors to their Welcome function and the presentation dinner along with daily after-games drinks on the club house verandah.

Entries close: TBA

20 – 30 April 2019 depart Brisbane (10 nights)
From $1329 per person twin share

19 – 29 April 2019 depart Sydney (10 nights)
From $1399 per person twin share

Holiday package prices include:

  • Return economy class seat plus bag airfare to Norfolk Island (no meal on board)
  • Meet & greet at Norfolk Island Airport
  • Return Norfolk Island airport transfers
  • 10 nights twin share accommodation
  • 10 days car hire per unit (petrol is additional)
  • Complimentary Mini Golf & A Walk In The Wild rainforest walk
  • Bonus Discount Shopping Card with free gift

A registration fee (per player) is additional to cost of holiday package prices and is payable direct to the Cheryl Tennis Club on Norfolk Island.  Registration fees can be pre-paid or paid at registration on island.

Entry Fees:

Registration: TBA

Per event: TBA

Presentation Dinner: TBA

Entries Close: TBA

Please note prices are current today and subject to change without notice up until time of final payment and ticketing is completed.

Conditions/Cancellation Penalties

Please note that a non-refundable deposit of $200 per person is due upon booking. Final payment is due prior to 11 January 2019. Airfare is subject to availability and non-refundable after issue. Changes are permitted until day before departure however date/route changes can only be made within 7 days travel dates either side of your original booked travel dates. Amendments, upgrades and name changes are NOT permitted within 24 hours prior to departure. Payment of a change fee (per passenger) applies plus any applicable upgrade fees to cover the difference between the original fare and the new fare. Accommodation cancellation penalties apply within 90 days prior to travel. Within 60 days of travel, up to 100% cancellation fees may apply. We strongly recommend travel insurance to protect you in some instances for unforeseen cancellation.

Payment Options

Prices shown are in Australian dollars and are valid for payment by personal or bank cheques or by direct deposit into Norfolk Island Travel Centre client trust account. If you prefer to pay by Visa or Mastercard please note credit card surcharge of 1.5% applies.