WONDERLAND NEW ZEALAND
14 Days 13 Nights
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 harbour.
Day 2: Auckland sightseeing
After breakfast, see first-hand why Auckland is regarded as one of the best cities in the world to live in, as you join this half day tour around the central city and picturesque suburbs. Our journey begins with a short trip over the Harbour Bridge to the North Shore before returning to the central city to visit Queen St and the Auckland Viaduct. We continue on through the Auckland Domain, the city's oldest park, situated on a 62,000 year old volcano to Parnell Village for our morning tea stop. The historic buildings of Parnell have been transformed in to a trendy shopping area featuring many boutiques, antique, craft and speciality shops. Following this brief stop our tour will then take you along the scenic waterfront route of Tamaki Drive to the Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park, in Mission Bay. A memorial to the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand and the founder of the welfare state. Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park has panoramic views over Whenua Rangatira, Auckland city and Waitemata Harbour.This park is a popular wedding and tourist venue, with formal gardens and perfect venue for flying a fabulous array of colourful and creative kites. The tour then returns to down town.
Highlights - Harbour Bridge, Viaduct Harbour, Queen Street, Auckland Domain, Parnell Village, Tamaki Drive Michael Savage Memorial
Day 3: Auckland – Rotorua via Waitomo
After breakfast, today morning you will travel across the rich Waikato farmland for Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitomo Caves and a boat ride through the famous Glow-Worm grotto.
Enjoy twinkling lights emitting from the ceiling like stars in a dark night. Later travel across to forested Mamaku Range to arrive at the thermal resort of Rotorua.
Day 4: 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 5: Rotorua-Wellington
After breakfast, start your journey to Wellington via Taupo and along the shore of the huge lake to spectacular Tongariro National Park comprising of massive active volcanoes and site of North Island’s ski fields. From the barren land of this plateau, you descend to Palmerston North to the “Capital City”. Arrive Wellington by early evening.
DAY 6: Wellington sightseeing
After breakfast, head for a morning city tour (included fro SIC customers) featuring Mt Victoria for 360deg view of the city. See “Beehive”and Parliament Buildings, scenic bays and Lady Norwood Rose Gardens. Afternoon at leisure. A visit to Te Papa national Museum is recommended.
Day 7: Wellington – Kaikoura
After breakfast, travel to Ferry terminal and cross over to South Island in Interisland ferry (included) arriving at Picton. Upon arrival start your journey towards south to Kaikoura. This afternoon enjoy a whale watch cruise (included) (subject to weather conditions). Seat in Coach customers will be transferred to ferry terminal in a shared shuttle, after crossing over to Picton will be transferred to Kaikoura in a coach.
Self-drive customers will drop the car at ferry terminal and pick up another car after crossing over to Picton in a ferry and continue their journey in the car to Kaikoura.
DAY 8 Kaikoura : Christchurch
After breakfast, If not on previous day, this morning enjoy a whale watch cruise (subject to weather conditions). Afterwards continue south to Christchurch this afternoon.
On arrival in Christchurch, explore the city on your own.
Day 9: Christchurch-Glacier region via Greymouth
After breakfast, 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 10: Glacier region – Queenstown
After breakfast, this morning travel past the native forest, lakes and mountains of Glacier region and drive past Lake Wanaka before reaching the alpine resort Queenstown.
Day 11: 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 12: 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 13: 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 14: Departure day
After breakfast Seat in Coach 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.