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10 DAY

BEST OF NEW ZEALAND TOUR 

AUCKLAND, ROTORUA, QUEENSTOWN and MOUNT COOK

MV Earnslaw on Lake Whakatipu, Queenstown

COST FROM NZD$2559.00 Per Person

This tour is available in 4 Categories (Economy, Standard, First Class & Deluxe) with costs based on levels of Accommodation and Inclusions.

Tour will operate with a minimum of 2 persons

Daily Departures

Tour Inclusions:

Accommodation: 

  •  1 Night Auckland
  •  3 Nights’ Rotorua
  •  4 Nights’ Queenstown
  •  1 Night Christchurch

Meals:

  •  Daily cooked Breakfast

Sightseeing: 

  •  Half day Tour of Rotorua
  •  Half day Tour of Queenstown

Transfers:

  •  All transfers as shown in the Itinerary

 

Local taxes:

  •  New Zealand GST (Tax) of 15% on all services included. Any change to this GST (tax) rate will result in changes to tour costs 


Category:

Economy         From $NZD2559.00 Per Person   

Standard         From $NZD2959.00 Per Person   

First Class        From $NZD5675.00 Per Person    

Deluxe             From $NZD9724.00 Per Person   


DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

DAY 1 ARRIVE - AUCKLAND
On arrive Auckland you will be met and transferred to your hotel
Note: Hotel rooms will not be available until after 2.00pm

Stay at an Auckland City Hotel

Auckland:
Auckland is the largest and most densely populated of New Zealand cities. It is located on the edge of the Hauraki Gulf and is often referred to as the “City of Sails” from the number of sailboats using the harbour at the weekends. It is a cosmopolitan city with large Polynesian communities adding to the ethnic mix and creating a vibrant and multicultural city

DAY 2 Auckland Sightseeing then to Rotorua

Full Breakfast in hotel.
Am: Tour of Auckland; Highlights include:
Karangahape Road; Ponsonby; Auckland Harbour Bridge; the Viaduct Harbour; Auckland's famous Queen Street; the Domain home, War Memorial Museum;
Parnell Village; Tamaki Drive; Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park and Mission Bay
Pm: Travel from Auckland to Rotorua
Stay at a Rotorua City Hotel

Rotorua:
Rotorua is a major destination for both domestic and international tourists. It is known for its geothermal activity, and features geysers – notably the Pohutu Geyser at Whakarewarewa – and hot mud pools. This thermal activity is sourced to the Rotorua caldera, on which the town lies. Rotorua is also the centre of the Maori Culture in New Zealand and there are many cultural experiences on offer.

DAY 3 AM sightseeing; PM free to explore (Breakfast Included)
Full Breakfast in hotel
Am: Tour of Rotorua; Highlights include:
Te Puia Thermal Reserve, the Agrodome Sheep show, Rainbow Springs and Bird show
Pm: Free to explore Rotorua at your leisure

Stay at a Rotorua City Hotel 

DAY 4 ROTORUA FREE DAY TO EXPLORE (Breakfast Included)
Full Breakfast in hotel
Today is free to explore Rotorua at your leisure
Stay at a Rotorua City Hotel 

DAY 5 Rotorua to Queenstown (Breakfast Included)
Full Breakfast in hotel
Transfer to Rotorua airport and check in for your flight
Fly from Rotorua to Queenstown: Airfare Not Included in Tour cost
On arrival at Queenstown you will be met and transferred to your hotel
Stay at a Queenstown Hotel

Queenstown:
Queenstown’s stunning scenery, huge range of activities and renowned warm welcome cement its reputation as New Zealand’s favourite visitor destination. Surrounded by majestic mountains and set on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, the natural beauty and the unique energy of the region create the perfect backdrop for a holiday full of adventure, exploration or relaxation.

DAY 6 AM Queenstown Sightseeing; PM Free to explore (Breakfast Included)
Full Breakfast in hotel

Am: Tour of Queenstown and surrounds; Highlights include:
The Bungy Bridge, Gibbston Winery, Historic Arrowtown

Pm; Free to explore Queenstown at your leisure 
Stay at a Queenstown Hotel

DAY 7 Queenstown - Free day to explore (Breakfast Included)
Full Breakfast in hotel

Today is free to explore Queenstown at your leisure
Stay at a Queenstown Hotel

DAY 8 Queenstown - Free day to explore (Breakfast Included)
Full Breakfast in hotel
Today is free to explore Queenstown at your leisure
Stay at a Queenstown Hotel 

DAY 9 Queenstown to Mt Cook to Christchurch (Breakfast Included)
Full Breakfast in hotel
Transfer from your hotel to the coach depot
Setting off from Queenstown, travel by luxury air-conditioned coach through ruggedly beautiful landscape and over the Lindis Pass into the Mackenzie Country. Enter the amazing Aoraki / Mt Cook National Park, home to New Zealand's highest mountain, where there is time to stop for lunch.
In the afternoon, travel past Lake Pukaki to Lake Tekapo, where you can view the solitary Church of the Good Shepherd then continue through the diverse farmland of the Canterbury Plains to Christchurch

DAY 10 Christchurch - Depart (Breakfast Included)
Full Breakfast in hotel
Transfer from your hotel to Christchurch airport for your departure flight
Tour ends

SIGHTSEEING.

  •  A document will be provided detailing the Optional Tours (with costs) available in Rotorua and Queenstown and Mt Cook
  •  You will be able to pre select, book and pay for any sightseeing tours before departure
  •  You will also be able to select, book and pay for any sightseeing tours with your hotels while in New Zealand

MEALS

  •  A document will be provided detailing restaurants (with price guide) in Auckland, Rotorua and Queenstown.