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New Zealand Getaway
Marvel at natural wonders, admire the spectacular scenery and soak up the Maori culture. This tour is the perfect introduction to the ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’.
- Style: Guided Group Journey
- Duration: 15 days/14 nights
- Starts in: Auckland
Guide Price £3295
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Hole in the Rock and marine wildlife watching cruise in Bay of Islands
- Tour of Waitomo glowworm caves
- Join a traditional Maori hangi feast
- Visit to the Te Puia Thermal Reserve in Rotorua
- Visit to Huka Falls
- Cruise through the Marlborough Sounds
- See the west coast glaciers
- Cruise spectacular Milford Sound
- Sheep shearing demonstration at the Agrodome
Day 1 Auckland
Arrive in Auckland and transfer to your hotel.
Days 2-3 Auckland to Bay of Islands
Travel to the Bay of Islands, en route see the giant kauri tree – Tane Mahuta – known as the Lord of the Forest. Enjoy a full day at leisure in this beautiful area where you can sail, fish or relax on the beach.
Day 4 Bay of Islands to Auckland
Take a morning cruise to Cape Brett and the Hole in the Rock. Look out for playful penguins and other marine wildlife before returning to Auckland.
Days 5-6 Auckland to Rotorua
Travel to Waitomo and go underground to see the famous glowworms, then continue to Rotorua for a visit to the spectacular Te Puia Thermal Reserve. After a traditional Maori hangi feast on day five, visit the Agrodome on day six for a sheep shearing demonstration.
Day 7 Rotorua to Wellington
Travel to beautiful Lake Taupo, the largest freshwater lake in Australasia. Continue south across the volcanic plateau of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Tongariro National Park on your way to Wellington. Your evening has been left free for you to explore New Zealand’s vibrant capital independently.
Day 8 Wellington to Christchurch
Cruise across Cook Strait on the InterIslander ferry to Picton. Continue by road southwards along the Pacific coastline to Christchurch.
Day 9 Christchurch to Fox Glacier
Travel across the magnificent Southern Alps by coach or upgrade to the TranzAlpine train. Continue down the scenic west coast to the dramatic Fox Glacier.
Days 10-11 Fox Glacier to Queenstown
Follow the winding Haast River through the Southern Alps to Queenstown and explore at your own pace. A wide range of optional activities including a steamship cruise or wine tour are available.
Day 12 Queenstown to Milford Sound & Te Anau
Cruise the length of the stunning Milford Sound and marvel at the breathtaking scenery. Travel to lakeside Te Anau set beneath the Kepler Mountains.
Day 13 Te Anau to Dunedin
Travel through rural Southland to Dunedin and enjoy a city tour.
Day 14 Dunedin to Lake Tekapo
See the unusual domed Moeraki Boulders and towering Mount Cook before a farewell dinner at Lake Tekapo.
Day 15 Lake Tekapo to Christchurch
Visit the famous Church of the Good Shepherd before arriving in Christchurch.
3*, 10, 24*, 31 Oct
7*, 14, 21*, 28 Nov
3*, 9, 23*, 30 Jan
6*, 13, 20*, 27* Feb
6*, 13, 20*, 27 Mar
4, 18*, 25 Sep
2, 16, 30 Oct
6, 20, 27 Nov
3, 8, 15, 22, 29 Jan
3, 12, 19, 26 Feb
5, 12, 19 Mar
9, 23 Apr
Tours departing Jan - Apr & Sep 2021 follow a different itinerary.
Please contract our Trailfinders Consultants for 2022 guaranteed departures.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Return airport transfers in New Zealand
- 14 nights 3 to 4accommodation including the Rydges, Auckland & Peppers Bluewater Resort, Lake Tekapo
- 14 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 7 dinners
- International flights
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