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Islands & Horizons
A dramatic journey combining New Zealand’s most iconic sights with a unique stay on the idyllic islands of Fiji.
- Style: Multi Centre Holiday
- Duration: 18 days/17 nights
- Starts in: Auckland
Guide Price £2279
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Queenstown, New Zealand
- Fijian history
Day 1 Auckland, New Zealand
Welcome to Auckland, New Zealand’s most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy the thriving foodie scene at Viaduct harbour, explore the boutiques of Queen Street and head up the Sky Tower for sweeping city views.
Day 2 Waiheke Island
Take the 35 minute ferry crossing to Waiheke Island, marvelling at the volcanic islands of the Hauraki Gulf en route. Its native forests, world-class wineries and vast sandy beaches make it the perfect spot for a day trip.
Day 3 Auckland to Queenstown
A short flight takes you to the spectacular South Island and New Zealand’s adventure capital, Queenstown. Pick up your car upon arrival at the airport.
Days 4-6 Queenstown
Choose from a wealth of activities on offer from exhilarating jet boat rides and scenic gondola flights, to guided walks through beautiful backcountry on the worldrenowned Routeburn Track. On one of the days, enjoy an unforgettable scenic nature cruise through dramatic Milford Sound.
Day 7 Queenstown to Lake Tekapo
Venture north to Wanaka, stopping for lunch and to take a picture of the famous ‘Wanaka Tree’, before continuing to the shimmering turquoise waters of Lake Tekapo. This picture-perfect town is close to Mount Cook and is also located in one of the largest UNESCO Dark Sky Reserves in the world, offering magical star gazing opportunities.
Days 8-9 Lake Tekapo to Akaroa
Today head to Akaroa on the beautiful Banks Peninsula. Known for its lovely scenery, French heritage and abundant marine life, head out on a wildlife cruise or even swim with the world’s smallest dolphins.
Day 10 Akaroa to Viti Levu, Fiji
Enjoy an easy drive to Christchurch and if time allows, perhaps board a tram ride around the city before dropping off your car and catching your afternoon flight to Nadi on the Fiji mainland of Viti Levu. Transfer to your hotel at Denarau Port, ready to catch the first ferry the next morning to the beautiful Mamanuca Islands.
Days 11-14 Viti Levu to Mamanuca Islands
Welcome to paradise! Kick off your shoes for four days of fun and relaxation – island style. Enjoy stunning sunsets, complimentary watersports, snorkelling and pampering spa treatments at your authentic Pacific island resort.
Day 15 Mamanuca Islands to Viti Levu
Transfer back to the mainland for one final evening at leisure; perhaps enjoy a traditional lovo dinner as you say goodbye to island life.
Day 16 Vitu Levi to Hong Kong
A morning flight from Nadi airport brings you to Hong Kong early evening. After transferring to your hotel, join an exciting sunset cruise along the waters of Victoria Harbour for a fantastic view of the glittering Hong Kong skyline.
Days 17-18 Hong Kong
Spend the next couple of days exploring more of this fascinating city. Perhaps take the famous Peak Tram to the summit of Victoria Peak for panoramic views over the city, or visit the impressive Big Buddha statue on nearby Lantau Island before heading back to the airport for your onward flight.
Optional Excursions:Pre-book These Unmissable Experiences:
Taste of Waiheke Tour, from Auckland
Shotover Jet, New Zealand
Skyline Queenstown Gondola and Luge, New Zealand
Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise, New Zealand
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 7 days Compact Inclusive Plus car hire including zero excess insurance, 15% discount (book by 30 Apr 20), unlimited mileage, 24 hour Roadside Assistance & additional drivers
- 17 nights 4★ to 4★+ accommodation
- Milford Sound Day Tour, from Queenstown
- Hong Kong Sunset Harbour Cruise
- Private return transfers from Hong Kong airport
- All shared road & boat transfers in Fiji
- International flights
- Internal flights
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As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.
However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Auckland currently cost from £718 in Economy, £2,325 in Premium Economy and £4,788 in Business Class
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