COAST TO COAST NZ
07 Nights 08 Days

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive in Christchurch

Upon arrival in the Garden city you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Evening at leisure. Self drive customers pick up your rental car from the airport and drive to your hotel.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Christchurch - Dunedin

Today morning travel across the Canterbury Plains to Ashburton, later follow the coastal road to the port city of Timaru. Continue southward to historic Oamaru with its impressive stone buildings. Arrive into the Scottish influence city of Dunedin. Rest of the day is free. Explore the city centre - “Octagon”.
Over night at hotel (B)

Day 3: Dunedin – Queenstown

Today morning you will be transferred to the train station to board the historic Taieri Gorge train to Pukerangi, built from 1879-1891 the track moves along the gorge plunging into a series of tunnels, crossing magnificent stone and wrought iron viaducts and bridges. Gasp at the sheer drops to the river below! Disembark at Pukerangi and continue to Queenstown by coach (seat in coach passengers only), Self drive customers will drive to Queenstown in their rental car.
Over night at hotel (B)

Day 4: Milford sound day tour

This morning we head to MILFORD SOUND CRUISE (included). This famous cruise gives you an opportunity to see MITRE PEAK which is just out of the water and mile high. Go exploring with a nature guide in the tender vessels and kayaks. You may see fur seals lazing on the rocks and lots of sea birds and numerous waterfalls. Return back to the hotel in the evening. Self drive customers will drive to Milford sound in their rental car.
Overnight at the hotel. (B)

Day 5: Queenstown day free for optional activities

Today you have an option to enjoy the exciting SHOTOVER JET BOAT RIDE, LEDGE BUNGY JUMP, RIVER RAFTING, SKY DIVING OR SKY SWING (activities not included)
Overnight in hotel. (B)

Day 6: Queenstown – Glacier region

Today morning travel past Lakes Wanaka and Hawea before turning into the Haast Past and the World Heritage Westland National Park. Continue north to arrive in Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers. (B)
Overnight in hotel. (B)

DAY 7 – Glacier region – Christchurch via Greymouth (Tranz alpine train will be applicable only for SIC clients)
Travel north to Greymouth and board the world famous Tranz Alpine train (seat in coach passengers only). Travel through the beech forests past the alpine village of Arthur’s Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps. Travel over the fertile Canterbury Plains to arrive in the ‘garden city’ of Christchurch. (B)
Overnight in hotel. (B)

DAY 8 - DEPARTURE DAY
Travel to Christchurch airport and board your flight for onward journey (flight not included)

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IMP Note:

** Package is based on 02 OR 04 OR 06 adults (As per the option) travelling together on the same flight.
** Child cost / seat is NOT included in the package.
** Package is valid for travel between 1st Oct 2017 and 31st Mar 2018.
** Package is NOT valid for New Year, Chinese New Year or for any special events in New Zealand; there will additional surcharge applicable on the top of the package.
** Package may not be applicable if hotel require minimum number of nights for certain days (Especially for the events & New Year period).

** On Self-drive option: Clients will pick up the car on arrival from the airport, hence there will be NO assistance available.

IMP Note:

Optional tours / activities are not included in the package (will be on additional cost).

Self Drive: Rental car pick up & drop off time is calculated on the basis of 24 hrs, in case of delays one day extra rental will be charged.

Rental vehicles not drive or take the vehicle on the following roads:

(a) Ball Hutt (Mt Cook);
(b) Skippers (Queenstown);
(c) 90 mile beach (Northland)

Please Note:

Hotels mentioned in the itinerary are indicative they will be subject availability at the time of booking. Same or similar hotels will be provided.
Changes to itinerary and number of persons will require a revised quote.
Package is NOT valid during any special event in NZ.
Package is valid for mentioned dates only, hotels and activities will be subject to availability at the time of booking.

Rental car / Self drive:

Client will be required to present his/her driver’s license (Indian) with driver’s photograph, Age clearly mentioned and it must be in English to the rental car company in order to claim the vehicle.
Driver must carry a valid Credit card with enough funds(almost NZ$4,000) to pay a security bond at the time of collecting the vehicle without a valid Credit card a car can-not be hired and no refunds will be made for cancellation.

On self drive: clients will need to carry a valid credit card with enough funds for bond (Cash bond will not be acceptable by rental car company), also need to carry valid full driving licence (should be in clear English).Toll, Parking and Fuel is NOT including in the cost. For additional information related to Toll please go to www.nzta.govt.nz

Rental car Rate Includes: GST, Unlimited Kilometers, Loss Damage Waiver (Standard Basic Insurance) and NZ Road maps

Rental car Rate Excludes: GPS, Airport fees, Comprehensive insurance, Parking, Fuel, Fines, ferry terminal pick up fee, Ferry transfer, premium location surcharge, 24 hrs roadside assistance, Toll taxes, Snow chain and One way fees if any.

V.IMP: Please visit the below website to learn about NZ driving safety rules

https://www.nzta.govt.nz/safety/driving-safely/senior-drivers/senior-driver-safety/safety-videos/

Effective 01 April 2016 Cash Deposits will no longer be accepted on the rental car.

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