NEW ZEALAND

Tour Duration

9 Nights / 10 Days

holiday type

Customised

100% Pure New Zealand

Located in the South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand might look small on a world map, but it’s as diverse as several continents rolled into one. New Zealand is jam-packed with things to do. The hardest part of planning your holiday will be deciding which to do first!

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  • ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH

On arrival at Christchurch Airport you are met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Christchurch.


  • CHRISTCHURCH - GREYMOUTH - WEST COAST GLACIERS (450 kms)

One of the world's best scenic train journeys - The Tranz Alpine winds across spectacular gorges and river valleys, over the massive Southern Alps in Arthur's Pass National Park and through lush beech forest to Greymouth on the West Coast. Continue southwards by coach along the coast to reach Westland National Park and the glacier region. Overnight at your hotel in Franz Josef.


  • WEST COAST GLACIERS (B)

A full day at leisure to enjoy the magnificent glaciers. Climb on to the slow moving river of ice or take a scenic flight (optional) for a bird's eye view of this spectacular terrain. Overnight at your hotel in Franz Josef.


  • WEST COAST GLACIERS - QUEENSTOWN (420 kms) (B)

We depart this morning through the South Westland Heritage Park and across the rugged Haast Pass and Lake Wanaka. This afternoon's travel is through the Kawarau Gorge to reach Queenstown. Overnight at your hotel in Queenstown.


  • QUEENSTOWN

This is completely free day for you to pursue your own activities. Queenstown offers jet boating, lake cruise, bungy jumping, rafting, hose riding, gondola rides and may be a visit to the Sky Alpine Casino. Overnight at your hotel in Queenstown.


  • Pokhara - MILFORD SOUND EXCURSION (600 kms)

An early starts as you follow Lake Wakatipu via Kingston arriving at Te Anau for morning tea break. From there you enter Fiordland National Park. Travel through beech forest, passing majestic mountains. On through the Homer Tunnel in time to board your catamaran for the Milford Sound cruise. You will pass Mitre Peak, the highest mountain in the world to rise vertically from the sea. View the Stirring and Bowen Falls as you cruise out to the Tasman Sea. Return to the pier where you re-board your coach for your return journey to Queenstown. Overnight at your hotel in Queenstown.


  • QUEENSTOWN – ROTORUA (by air)

Today transfer to Queenstown airport for your flight to Rotorua. Upon arrival at Rotorua you will be met and taken to the hotel. Rest of the day is free. Overnight at your hotel in Rotorua.


  • ROTORUA (D)

Today's tour includes Te Puia - Thermal Reserve to see roaring geysers and mud pools. Following this, you will travel to Agrodome for famous Sheep Show then to Rainbow Springs to view trout and other wildlife. The afternoon is free for optional tours.  Overnight at your hotel in Rotorua.


  • ROTORUA - WAITOMO CAVES - AUCKLAND (370 kms)

This coach tour travels through the picturesque Fitzgerald Glade and over the rugged volcanic terrain of the Mamaku Ranges. At Waitomo, tour the subterranean caves by boat, see a grotto illuminated by countless tiny glowworms suspended from the caves ceiling. After tour continue travel & arrive in Auckland later afternoon. Overnight at your hotel in Auckland.


  • DEPART AUCKLAND

Transfer to the airport is included for your flight back home.


Main Attractions

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Westland Tai Poutini National Park

 

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Queenstown

 

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Franz Josef Glacier

The Franz Josef glacier located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. Together with the Fox Glacier 20 km to the south, it is unique in descending from the Southern Alps to less than 300 metresabove sea level, amidst the greenery and lushness of a temperatrainforest.

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Kaikoura Township

The Kaikoura is a town on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand & it is located on a rocky peninsula, protruding from lush farmland beneath the mountains. In the waters off the peninsula, a complex marine system provides an abundantly rich habitat for marine mammals and seabirds making it an ideal place for getting 'close to nature'.

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Mitre Peak

Mitre Peak is an iconic mountain in the South Island of New Zealand. It is one of the most photographed peaks in the country.The distinctive shape of the peak in southern New Zealand gives the mountain its name, after the mitre headwear of Christian bishops.