Prince Harry And Meghan Markle's Tour Of Australia And New Zealand: Everything You Need To Know

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The newly-weds will head down under this autumn

Kensington Palace has released details on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga. The newlyweds will head off for the trip down under in the autumn and they will also both attend the Invictus Games in Sydney, which is due to take place on the week of the 20 October.

Although Meghan may go on another international tour as a member of the royal family before October, this is the first that has been confirmed. 

Harry and Meghan famously made their first appearance together as a couple at last year's Invictus Games, which took place in Meghan's former home town of Toronto. The couple also attended an Invictus Games team trials in Bath in April of this year, which is where Meghan first revealed that she would be heading to Sydney.

Kerys Knight, who won gold at the 2017 games for archery, spoke with Meghan and discussed her attendance in Sydney this year.

"She said how good it was to be here and see the start of the Invictus journey," she told The Australian. "She was saying she went to Toronto last year but only got to see some of the swimming but this year she's hoping to be there for the whole thing and see the whole journey all the way through."

By comparison, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first official overseas tour as a married couple took place much sooner after their wedding. The two headed to Canada and the United States just two months after they had tied the knot in April 2011.

The couple have also been on a similar tour to what Harry and Meghan are due to undertake this October. In April 2014, Kate and William conducted a royal tour of Australia and New Zealand with a very young Prince George. 


Via Harper's Bazaar UK

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