Kate Middleton, Prince William and adorable little Prince George embark on their royal family tour of New Zealand and Australia. See all the pictures here...
Kate Middleton, Prince William and baby Prince George’s royal tour has departed New Zealand for Australia. After some adventure on their last weekend in New Zealand where Kate and Wills enjoyed a jet ride and a spot of cricket, the couple indulged in a more relaxing Easter weekend in Australia.
Not only are we keeping a firm eye on Kate’s flawless, designer-packed tour wardrobe and William’s doting family-man moments, but we can’t stop cooing over gorgeous pictures of baby George in his equally coveted outfits.
From beginning to end, see all the royal tour pictures here…
Kate Middleton and Prince William waved fairwell to Australia on
Thursday as Kate made it look easy to balance Prince George on her hip
bone and wave with her other hand.
Prince George is said to have let out a little yelp as the couple said goodbye to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, and we’d like to think his grumpy face was a sign of his disappointment at leaving.
For their final royal engagement in Australia, the Duke and Duchess attended the Canberra ANZAC Day parade.
Kate and William looked blissful as they giggled together on their last day of the Royal Tour.
There’s no end to what Kate Middleton can do in a skirt suit. She marked the visit to the Australian War Memorial on her last day Down Under by planting an Aleppo pine tree.
After a packed tour schedule, The Duke and Duchess took some time out to
mark the sudden passing of The Duchess of Cornwall’s brother Mark
Kate Middleton looked spring-ready in a high-neck green kick hem dress,
wearing her trademark nude heels ahead of a full day of engagements.
The Duke and Duchess spent time at the National Portrait Gallery, where Prince William said a few words in memory of Mark Shand.
It seems there’s no end to the Duchess’s talents, as she proved during a DJ face-off with Prince William at the Northern Sound System music centre on Wednesday.
Kate Middleton and Prince William were given a spin on the decks (a sight we never thought we’d see), with The Duchess coming up trumps in the hip hop battle.
Kate Middleton proved that she really can be the awkward mum as she stuck a cringey thumbs up for the cameras following her victory.
The royal pair – who always seem to be in competition, whether it’s sport or DJ battles – shared a joke after the spinning competition as Kate ribbed William on his poor performance.
The Duke and Duchess marked a significant moment in history when they mimicked a picture of Prince Charles and Diana visiting the exact same spot at Ayers Rock 31 years previously. The couple were due to camp on the site that night, but not like the rest of us, they went ‘glamping’ (naturally).
The moment we’ve all been waiting for during the Australian royal tour was realised on Monday when the Duke and Duchess caught up with a native furry friend at the Taronga Zoo.
The Duke and Duchess met echnidnas Jindi and Lynx on Saturday, as they were shown around Australia’s Taronga Zoo.
Kate Middleton chose yellow once again to add some colour to her tour wardrobe. This time, she opted for a sweet lemon-coloured broderie dress.
Baby Prince George is turning out to be one cheeky little monkey. As he explores Australia with his parents William and Kate, the adventurous side in George is starting to emerge. This snap of the Prince bopping another child on the nose is just precious.
Prince William clutches a heavy-looking Prince George as the family attend the RAAF base Fairbairn in Canberra. Baby George’s shoes are just too cute.
While they were away from home on the Australia tour, Kate and William attended an Easter Service in different surroundings, the St Andrews Cathedral in Sydney.
Kate Middleton took the time to greet the local children at the Easter service and even had time to sign the guest book that the church will certainly be keeping safe.
Kate Middleton chose a cool blue colour to match her hat and collarless overcoat ensemble.
Kate Middleton and Prince William took a trip to Winmalee – a village in the Blue Mountains that fell victim to bush fires last year – and spoke to locals about their experiences.
As they posed for a beaming picture, Kate Middleton and Prince William pulled their widest smiles in front of one of the world’s most beautiful nature spots.
Taking in the awe-inspiring sight of the Three Sisters rock formation, Kate Middleton and Prince William spoke to locals about the breathtaking place from none other than the viewpoint itself.
Kate Middleton stepped out in yet another gorgeous frock from her royal tour wardrobe for her visit to New South Wales – a classic blue and white wrap dress by Diane Von Furstenberg.
The royal couple stepped out in vibrant spring colours as they touched down in Australia for the first day of their tour of the Commonwealth country.
Making a departure from her characteristic red, white and blue palette, the Duchess of Cambridge chose a stunning sunshine yellow frock as the pair arrived in Australia for the second leg of their royal tour.
Kate Middleton joked with the crowds that Prince Wills had said she looked like a banana in her asymmetric hem Roksanda Ilincic dress. What a joker.
Kate and William clutch two of the new recruits at the Royal New Zealand Police College Porirua near Wellington.
During their visit to Wellington Police College, Kate and William enjoyed a dog display.
The Duke and Duchess arrived in Wellington for the Australian leg of their tour, with Prince William holding Prince George in his arms for the first time on the tour.
They may have missed the weather, but the Duke and Duchess looked suitably prepared for the rain with oversized brollies.
Desperately trying to keep her knees together in true Duchess fashion, Kate Middleton giggled as her bowling partner Prince William threw the ball a little too close to her ear.
The Duchess showed off her sporty side once more as she took to the cricket pitch in her red Luisa Spagnoli suit and three-inch heels.
Prince William, on the other hand, looked less controlled in front of the wicket throwing his all into the game, but not with the same prowess as the Duchess.
Kate Middleton looked gorgeous in a red peplum skirt suit previously sported in 2011, on a visit to St Andrews University.
Kate Middleton didn’t bat an eyelid at the prospect of taking a jet across the Shotover River, sweeping her hair back into a high pony and donning some dressed down togs.
Looking like something Prince George would have rather enjoyed, the jet ride down the Shotover River was undertaken in a 16-person boat.
Kate looked suited and booted in a red safety jacket as she joined Prince William for a jaunt down the famous New Zealand river on a jet.
Kate showed off her dressed down style as the pair attended the All Blacks rugby training ground. She wore a Jonathon Saunders knitted jumper and her old faithful J Brand jeans.
Over the weekend, the Duke and Duchess enjoyed a visit to Hamilton. She wore a green knee-length Erdem coat.
Prince William and Kate Middleton seem to be taking the tour in their stride, looking relaxed with a little break from Prince George.
Kate Middleton beams in the sunshine wearing a chic pair of tortoiseshell Ray Bans for her day on Auckland Harbour.
Kate Middleton takes the wheel as the Duchess of Cambridge learns how to drive the Emirates Team New Zealand Americas Cup yacht.
Prince William follows suit, stepping up to take the helm as the royal couple soar through sunny Auckland Harbour.
Waving at onlookers who lined the harbour to catch a glimpse of the visiting royals, Kate and Wills take in the sights, people and sea during in their speedboat trip.
Kate Middleton calls on her off-duty styling expertise for a day on the water, opting for a classic navy and white breton tee from British store ME+EM, skinny jeans and a New Zealand emblazoned cap.
Staying suitably nautical and natural, the Duchess of Cambridge applies light foundation and a slick of black liner for her sea-bound sail.
Looking energised and excited, Kate Middleton speaks to a group of girls once she’s touched back down on land.
Kate Middleton and Prince William beam for the camera as the royal couple pose for official photos during an official State Reception at Government House together. One for the Buckingham Palace mantle piece?
Donning one of her go-to labels, Kate Middleton is as pretty as a picture in this glamorous little black dress by Jenny Packham. We love the gorgeous shoulder detailing that adds a touch of glitz to the classic design.
Kate Middleton shares a joke with the portrait’s artist as the two take in his painted homage to Elizabeth II.
Kate Middleton stands beside a portrait of the Queen, painted by royal artist Nick Cuthell, which was earlier unveiled in front of she and Prince William especially for the occasion.
Kate Middleton arrives to lay a wreath at the Seymour Square war memorial in Blenheim, New Zealand, in a stunning pastel blue coat by Alexander McQueen.
Accessorising with a dark clutch, suede blue courts and a pretty poppy brooch, the Duchess of Cambridge cuts a chic silhouette at the royal engagement.
Joined by Prince William, Kate Middleton and her husband spend time experiencing the war memorial together as they pay their respects.
Prince William hoists himself into a light aircraft as his curious side takes over, playing pilot whilst Kate looks on in interest.
Prince William cracks a huge grin as he explores the war plane’s flight deck during his visit to the Blenheim war memorial.
Meeting and greeting old soldiers, Kate Middleton takes time out to talk medals with her no doubt dazzled admirers.
Kate Middleton and Prince William entwine their arms together to carry the wreath which is laid on the memorial in Seymour Square.
Kate Middleton’s utility peplum McQueen coat, available here for £2,345, is sure to be a sell out as the Duchess continues her style parade in New Zealand.
Sweeping her hair off her face, Kate Middleton ties her chocolate locks into a sleek pony tail for the royal engagement.
Prince George cosies up to his mum, the Duchess of Cambridge, as the royal family visit Government House in Wellington for an event with Plunket nurses, parents and children. He is totally adorable, isn’t he?
Kate Middleton looks radiant and glowing as she carries her son, Prince George, around the event chatting to fellow parents.
Playing with Prince George, Kate certainly doesn’t shy away from trying to entertain the royal tot.
Prince George gets stuck straight into playtime during the Wellington visit, proving he’s just like any other chubby-cheeked toddler.
Kate Middleton plays with Prince George among the other parents and children at the Plunket event. He’ll be walking in no time!
Prince George wears a super-cute pair of navy dungarees and a white t-shirt for the royal visit.
Kate Middleton slips into a black and white Tory Burch day dress and simple black courts for the royal playdate.
Wearing her thick and glossy chocolate locks loose, Kate looks elegant and chic at the New Zealand engagement.
Prince George pulls a cheeky face as he’s propped upon his mum, the Duchess of Cambridge’s lap. You just want to squeeze those cheeks, don’t you?
Kate Middleton, Prince William and baby George step out the royal jet as the family land in New Zealand to embark on their family tour of New Zealand.
Clutching onto the rail, Kate is sure she’s careful in her chic heels as she makes her way onto the runway alongside her dressed-to-impress family.
Kate Middleton does a Jackie O for the first part of her royal engagement, wearing a double-breasted red Catherine Walker coat complete with gold buttons for the family tour.
Kate Middleton and Prince William make their way with baby George across Wellington Airport at the start of their 3 week tour.
Prince William plays helpful daddy, carrying George’s tiny teddy at the airport. So sweet.
Kate Middleton proves she’s one seriously stylish mum in a stunning sartorial outfit for the beginning of the royal engagement.
Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince George make for one gorgeous family photo as the three are snapped touching down in New Zealand.
Prince George gives us yet another photo to coo over. What a cutie.
Kate Middleton embraces the New Zealand greeting tradition by rubbing noses with a local dignitary.
Kate Middleton watches on as the Wellington people display some cultural traditions.
Kate Middleton chats to a native New Zealander who’s wearing significantly less than the Duchess of Cambridge. Luckily, you can’t tell if she’s blushing in all that red…