ENJOY NEW ZEALAND
12 Nights 13 Days
Day 1: Arrive in Auckland
Upon arrival in Auckland you will be met and greeted by our representative in the arrival hall and transferred to your hotel in a private car.
Visit Sky tower in the evening later take a short walk to Viaduct harbor.
Day 2: Auckland – Bay of Island (Paihia)
After breakfast, travel towards North over Auckland’s Harbour Bridge and along the Hibiscus Coast. The journey continues, travelling through Whangarei, Northland’s only major city and port, before arriving in the beautiful Bay of Islands. This afternoon, take a ‘Hole in the Rock and Cape Brett’ cruise (included). If you wish, you may disembark from this cruise in Romantic Russell and take some time to explore this historic town, returning to Paihia by local ferry at your leisure (ferry ticket included).
Paihia is a small bustling seaside town located approximately 240km north of Auckland, in the heart of the Bay of Islands. Golden sand beaches, lush forests, good food, rich history and culture and friendly locals are just some of what you can expect to find here. Paihia is also the perfect gateway for exploring the rest of the Bay of Islands and far north. Action, adventure, relaxation or shopping – Paihia has it all!
Day 3: Bay of Island -90 Mile beach & Cape Reinga
After breakfast, go for an exciting day as you are driven along 90 Miles Beach and the Te Paki quicksand stream. Have the chance to surf down the massive sand dunes. Onto Cape Reinga’s for spectacular view of 2 oceans merging. Visit to a factory processing century old kauri wood dug out from the swamp. Walk amongst huge Kauri trees at Puketi Forest. Evening return back to your hotel in Paihia.
Day 4: Bay of Island to Rotorua
After breakfast, travel to Rotorua via Auckland.
Leaving behind the beauty of Paihia, travel south arriving into Auckland crossing over Iconic Harbour bridge. Continue travelling South to thermal city of Rotorua.
Evening at leisure.
Day 5: Rotorua sightseeing
After breakfast, we proceed to AGRODOME to witness the Agrodome Agricultural Show, where you will be entertained by New Zealand's performing sheep and other attractions. Later proceed to visit TE-PUIA thermal village known for its hot springs, geysers and boiling mud pools. Watch the Maori craftsmen and learn about the traditional arts of carving and weaving and RAINBOW SPRINGS to see the flower and fauna of New Zealand. Evening at leisure.
Day 6: Rotorua - Christchurch
After breakfast at Hotel’s restaurant, SIC transfer to Rotorua airport and board your flight to Christchurch (flight not included). Upon arrival Seat in Coach customers will be transferred to hotel in a shared van.
Self-drive customers travel to airport in their rental car in Rotorua, drop the car at Rotorua branch, fly to Christchurch (flight not included), upon arriving pick up their rental car in Christchurch to drive to their hotel. Evening at leisure
Day 7: Christchurch sightseeing
After breakfast, enjoy the morning city tour covering Cathedral Square, Bridge of Remembrance, Avon River Art’s Centre and museum. See beautiful Mona Vale Garden, Hagley Park and from the Sign of the Takahe, you have a spectacular view over the city, Canterbury Plains to the Alps.
Day 8: Christchurch-Glacier region via Greymouth
After breakfast, today morning travel over Canterbury plains and ascend through lush beech forest and alpine village of Arthur’s pass in Tranz Apline train (seat in coach passengers only) to reach Greymouth. Travel south to reach Glacier region.
Day 9: Glacier region – Queenstown
After breakfast, travel past the native forest, lakes and mountains of Glacier region and drive past lake Wanaka before reaching the alpine resort Queenstown.
Day 10: Milford sound day tour
After breakfast, 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. 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.
Day 11: Queenstown day free for optional activities
After breakfast, you have an option to enjoy the exciting SHOTOVER JET BOAT RIDE, LEDGE BUNGY JUMP, RIVER RAFTING, SKY DIVING Etc (activities not included)
Day 12: To Christchurch via MT Cook
After breakfast, check out from hotel and leave for Christchurch. Travel past Central Otago plains and lake Pukaki before reaching Mt Cook. Continue your journey via lake Tekapo and Caterbury plains before reaching the garden city Christchurch.
Day 13: Departure day
After breakfast SIC customers will be transferred to airport in a shared vehicle. Self-drive customers will travel their rental car, drop the car at airport branch and board your flight for onward journey (flight not included)
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** 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 2016 until 31st Mar 2017.
** Package is NOT valid for New Year, Chinese New Year, for any 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).
** On Self-drive option: Clients will pick up the car on arrival from the airport, hence there will be NO assistance available.