Classic New Zealand [NZ1]



Auckland, New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand 9 Days / 7 Nights
Auckland, Rotorua, Queenstown, Christchurch

Arrive in Auckland, with it's mixture of landscapes, Polynesian culture, glistening harbours and modern city environment creates an unbelievable lifestyle ranked amongst the best in the world. Not only is Auckland close to the beaches but it is also close to over twelve different Islands

Next is Rotorua, an exciting city with a vast history, tradition and culture. It is surrounded by volcanoes, lakes, parks and is a great place to go hiking or to view native birds and animals. The surrounding areas are a geothermal wonderland, with geysers, boiling mud pools, and steaming craters. Rotorua is also a showcase of Maori cultural activities and a place of exceptional natural beauty.

Then off to Queenstown, which is known as the Adventure Capital of the World. A reputation earned through the actions of a number of locally residing thrill seekers who have developed several unbelievable, adrenalin stirring, sanity-reducing adventures in a wildly exciting environment.

Last is Christchurch, located on the east coast of the South Island. Christchurch is just like the rest of New Zealand, it is a city of contrasts. It is a place where its residents continue to enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle amidst a natural environment world-renowned for its beauty.

Travel Package Features

[NZ1] Classic New Zealand
  • Accommodation - Auckland (1 Night), Rotorua (2 Nights), Queenstown (2 Nights), Christchurch (2 Nights)
  • International Flights - Los Angeles to Auckland, Auckland to Los Angeles
  • New Zealand Domestic Flights - Rotorua to Queenstown, Christchurch to Auckland
  • Day Tours - (Auckland): Auckland Harbour Cruise, Deluxe Coach to Rotorua, (Queenstown): Gondola Ride, Doubtful Sound, (Christchurch): Trans Alpine Safari
  • Shuttle Transfers - Airport to Auckland Accommodation, Rotorua Accommodation to Airport, Queenstown Airport to Accommodation, Christchurch Accommodation to Airport
  • All Other Day Tours are Optional and Not Included
  • F.I.T. (Free & Independent Travel, i.e. this is not an Organized Group Tour)
  • All Taxes and Fuel Levies (Except where noted)
  • Itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to suit your needs.

Travel Package Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 - International Flight - Los Angeles to Auckland
From USA to New Zealand Shortly after departing Los Angeles you will be served dinner and you will be given breakfast before landing in Auckland.

Relax, watch some movies, and try to get some sleep!

Please confirm with the airlines at Check-in that they have all your Frequent Flyer information on record.
Day 2 - Shuttle Transfer Airport to Auckland Accommodation
Auckland, New Zealand Travel by shuttle from the Airport to your vacation accommodation in Auckland, New Zealand.

Please note: For airport transfers - 2 suitcases per person, extra pieces may be charged at $5.00 per piece. Surfboards, Bicycles etc - $5.00 each.
Days 2 to 3 - 1 Night Accommodation in Auckland
Travel to your accommodation in Auckland, New Zealand, where you will be staying whilst on vacation for 1 night.

Auckland is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, regularly voted one of the best lifestyle cities in the world– renowned as that 'City Of Sails.' Dramatic landscapes and seascapes provide a diverse playground in which a compelling range of attractions are available. Visitors come to enjoy an array of exciting entertainment, leisure, culture and dining possibilities in New Zealand's largest city.
Day 2 - Day Tour - Auckland Harbour Cruise
Visit a true thing of beauty and cruise the sparkling waters of Waitemata Harbour!

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Head out on this one and a half hour tour to see the Devonport Naval Base, travel past the township and North Head, then cruise towards the iconic Rangitoto Island as you pass the historic Bean Rock lighthouse. You'll pass under the Harbour Bridge twice and then off to Westhaven Marina to catch a glance at the viaduct harbour bustling with super yachts! This cruise also gives you a chance to "hop-on, hop-off" and discover nearby islands at your leisure.

Daily at 10.30am & 1.30pm. Tours do not operate on Christmas day.
Day 3 - Deluxe Coach to Rotorua
Experience New Zealand's rich cultural heritage and the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua, plus a trip through the famous glowworm caves at Waitomo, on this full day sightseeing tour by deluxe luxury coach.

Depart Auckland: Travel the main Southern Highway through small rural townships steeped in early pioneer history. Your host serves morning tea during this sector.

Waikato: Travel through New Zealand's largest dairy and sheep farming province. See the small farming settlements on the outskirts of Hamilton City, as you travel towards King Country, birthplace of the Maori Monarchy.

Waitomo Glow Worm Caves: Join a guided tour through this world-famous cave formation, climaxed by drifting silently in a boat through a glow worm cavern lit up with thousands of tiny glow worm lights.

Light Lunch: Served on-board as we make our way to Rotorua through magnificent rural farmland with its vast numbers of grazing animals.

Rotorua: New Zealand's highest city, 305 meters (1000 feet) above sea level, located inside the rim of a volcanic crater. An area of great geothermal activity where you will visit the following attractions:

Agrodome Farm Tour: An introduction to New Zealand farming, with a 45-minute tour of an authentic working farm in all-weather, all-terrain vehicles. Watch a sheep being shorn and hand-feed the animals.

Lake Rotorua: Drive through the foreshore park past the hundreds of ducks and swans. Then travel through the beautiful historic Government Gardens.

Te Puia Institute (Maori Arts, Crafts & Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve): One of Rotorua's most famous attractions. See woodcarving, weaving displays, Maori village and the thermal valley with the famous Pohutu Geyser, fumaroles, colourful silica deposits and boiling mud pools.

This tour ends in Rotorua.
Days 3 to 5 - 2 Nights Accommodation in Rotorua
Rotorua, New Zealand Travel to your accommodation in Rotorua, New Zealand, where you will be staying whilst on vacation for 2 nights.

Located on the shores of Lake Rotorua your accommodation is only a short walk to the city centre, convention centre, cafes and restaurants. Here in the heartland of New Zealand's Maori culture you'll experience an enveloping warmth, proud spirit, deep sense of history and a quick humour. Picturesque cobbled and lantern lined streetways and striking Tudor architecture celebrates New Zealand's significant colonial history. Travel the region by mountain bike or participate in local bush walks.

Upgrade Available (extra cost):
Lake View Room
Day Tour: Sydney City Sights, Manly and Northern Beaches
Sights Tour, Sydney, Australia On your vacation explore Sydney, Australia, by participating in a half-day city explorer tour.

Discover the tempo of the city as you explore Sydney, Manly and northern beaches. Capture the beauty and lifestyle of the harbour city from specially selected vantage points. See Darling Harbour and Cockle Bay. See Hyde Park and the Sydney monorail. See the major shopping areas of Sydney. Cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Stop at Milsons Point for spectacular views of the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the famous city skyline. Travel through the exclusive northern suburbs of Sydney. Enjoy magnificent views from Seaforth Lookout over Middle Head and Pearl Bay Marinas. Stop at Arabanoo Lookout for a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and rugged headland. Enjoy morning tea (own expense) at the seaside town of Manly. See the beautiful beach that has contributed to Manly's reputation as a popular waterfront suburb. Tour through the northern leafy beach suburbs before returning to Sydney. Conclude your morning at either King Street Wharf or Circular Quay.

Upgrade to small group touring available - please inquire

Depart approximately 8:15 AM, return at approximately 11:45 AM.
Optional Evening Event (Not Included): Te Po, Indigenous Evening Experience
Te Po is an authentic, one-of-a-kind evening event. It is a feast of storytelling, entertainment and Maori cuisine like no other you'll ever experience.



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Your evening begins with a visit to the hangi pit to watch the baskets being lifted from their distinctive underground oven in preparation for the evening’s traditional feast. Hangi preparation begins in the early afternoon to ensure your meal is cooked to perfection.

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A true highlight of any Te Puia outing are the stunning cultural performances featuring traditional storytelling and entertainment. You'll have the opportunity to join in the graceful poi dance or ferocious haka for a more intimate Maori cultural experience.

After a traditional blessing, you will be treated to an entrée of New Zealand mussels, corn on the cob, traditional rewana bread and dips, and a local drink made from kawakawa extract and manuka honey.

The main meal is an event in itself, with the hangi-cooked foods accompanied by flavoured meats, chicken, lamb, vegetables and salads. A range of drinks is available to complement your meal including wine, beer, juices, tea and coffee. We recommend leaving room for dessert, as you will definitely find something to satisfy your sweet tooth.

After dinner you will be invited to board the motorised waka (transporter) for a journey into the valley at night. Enjoy the ride and marvel at the sights before disembarking at Pohutu Geyser for the final stage of a magical evening.

End your unforgettable evening by sitting upon the warmth of the naturally hot rocks armed with a delicious hot chocolate. Listen to your guide tell stories while Pohutu Geyser sits before you, illuminated in its full glory beneath starry skies.
Day Tour: Downtown Sydney, Bondi, Kings Cross with Lunch Cruise over the Sydney Harbour
Harbour Cruise, Sydney, Australia On your vacation enjoy a lunchtime harbour cruise followed by a tour of some of Sydney's best sights.

Begin by enjoying harbour views of Sydney's renowned sights. Watch the Harbour Bridge and Opera House glide by as you enjoy an idyllic lunchtime on Sydney Harbour. After your harbour cruise, see Sydney's major highlights, including the Botanic Gardens, before wandering along Bondi Beach. See the city's downtown precincts, the historic Rocks area, vibrant Kings Cross, sandy white eastern beaches and affluent harbourside suburbs in just one afternoon.

Departs 12:00 pm. Returns 5:45 pm.
Day Tour: Blue Mountains and Jenoland Caves
Jenolan Caves & Blue Mountains, Sydney, Australia Discover the World Heritage treasures of Blue Mountains National Park and the breathtaking natural wonders of the Jenolan Caves.

Travel to the Blue Mountains, just a short trip outside of Sydney, Australia, one of the few World Heritage listed national parks in the world. Densely populated with oil bearing Eucalyptus trees, the atmosphere is filled with finely dispersed droplets of oil, which in combination with dust particles and water vapour, scatter short-wave length rays of light which are predominantly blue in colour. Take a visit to the western spur, where Australia's largest underground limestone caves, the unique Jenolan Caves, are situated. Enjoy a guided tour of the Lucas, Imperial or Chifley Caves and discover the deep chamber of limestone formations. Enjoy time at leisure to explore historical Caves House, the stunning Blue Lake with time to purchase some lunch.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays Only.
Depart at 8:00 AM, return appx 7 PM.

Photo Credit: Jenolan Caves
Tour: Sydney Harbour Cruise with Top Deck Lunch
On your vacation take a sightseeing harbour lunch cruise in Sydney, Australia.

Cruise the harbour and enjoy the stunning view, while dining in a semi-formal setting. Your two or three-course meal (optional), complimented with a superb wine from Australia is combined with outstanding service.

Upgrade to Window Seat, Top Deck 3 Course Lunch or Dinner Cruise Available (Pricing Upon Request)
Day 5 - Shuttle Transfer Rotorua Accommodation to Airport
Rotorua, New Zealand Travel by shuttle from your vacation accommodation in Rotorua, New Zealand, to the Airport.

Please note: For airport transfers - 2 suitcases per person, extra pieces may be charged at $5.00 per piece. Surfboards, Bicycles etc - $5.00 each.
Day 5 - Shuttle Transfer Airport to Queenstown Accommodation
Queenstown, New Zealand Travel by shuttle from the Airport to your vacation accommodation in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Please note: For airport transfers - 2 suitcases per person, extra pieces may be charged at $5.00 per piece. Surfboards, Bicycles etc - $5.00 each.
Day 5 - New Zealand Domestic Flight - Rotorua to Queenstown
From Rotorua to Queenstown, New Zealand Travel within New Zealand by domestic air from Rotorua to Queenstown (South Island).

Tour: Sydney Harbour Cruise & Dinner
On your vacation take a sightseeing harbour dinner cruise in Sydney, Australia.

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Cruise the harbour as the sunsets over Sydney, Australia. The cruise includes canapés on arrival, a two-course dinner of Australia's contemporary cuisine, sparkling and still wines, and spectacular views of the city. The cruise takes about 1.5. hours.

Upgrade to Window Seat or Starlight Dinner Available (Pricing Upon Request)
Day Tour: Sydney Sights, Manly & Northern Beaches with a Lunch Cruise over the Sydney Harbour
Harbour Cruise, Sydney, Australia On your vacation, visit many sights of Sydney and enjoy a harbour cruise while you eat lunch.

Gain an insight into the famous city of Sydney and capture the beauty of this harbour city from selected vantage points. Enjoy morning tea (own expense) at Manly and walk along The Corso. Enjoy a relaxing harbour luncheon cruise and experience the best of Sydney in just one day. On board, see the magnificent homes of Australia's wealthy as you cruise the foreshore of exclusive waterfront suburbs and see the bustling harbour city. Enjoy Sydney Harbour, the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Tour concludes at King Street Wharf or Circular Quay.

Depart approximately 8:15 AM, return at approximately 2:00 PM.
Days 5 to 7 - 2 Nights Accommodation in Queenstown
Spend 2 nights in beautiful Queenstown surrounded by rugged mountains, majestic lakes, crystal clear air, and just so much to do.

From the sweeping entrance with its enormous stone fireplace, to the contemporary artworks on every floor, Your accommodation epitomises style and glamour in a wonderfully understated way. Nestled on a hillside overlooking Lake and Mountains, the alpine lodge-style design truly embraces its alpine setting and is superbly located in central Queenstown only minute's walk from the resort's renowned dining and shopping precinct.

Upgrade Available (extra cost):
Lake View Room
Day 5 - Day Tour - Gondola Ride
One of the first sights to captivate visitors to Queenstown is the distinctive outline of the Skyline complex high above town.


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Located an easy 5 minute walk from central Queenstown and exclusively accessed by scenic gondola, Skyline Gondola, Restaurant & Luge is a must-see attraction during your visit to Queenstown, New Zealand. The best views in the region are found here spread out in a spectacular 220 degree panorama, with breathtaking views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkable mountain range and across Lake Wakatipu to Cecil and Walter Peaks. It's truly magnificent and awe-inspiring!

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Of course there's more to do than just admire the view! Enjoy a dinner or relax in the bar in the Skyline Restaurant. Casual dining is also available during the day in the Cafe. Thrillseekers can hurtle down the winding downhill Skyline Luge - it`s the fastest fun on wheels! or maybe take in the challenge of AJ Hackett`s Ledge Bungy or Swing, or take off on a tandem parapente flight. Various walking tracks can also be accessed from Skyline, from an easy 30 minute walk to a full day hike.
Day Tour: Canberra Highlights Tour
On your vacation travel by deluxe coach from Sydney to Australia's capital.

Enjoy this comprehensive tour as you travel to Australia's national capital, Canberra. Standing as a symbol of the nation's prosperity, take in all of the highlights of this ultra modern city. See contemporary architecture set amid many gardens and parks. Enjoy a guided tour through Parliament House and the renowned National Museum before viewing the fascinating foreign embassies. Hear the history of the ANZACs as you travel along the boulevard dedicated to participants of two World Wars and visit the War Memorial. Travel to the summit of Mt Ainslie and view the city and surrounding landscape. Full Day Tour.

Mondays and Fridays Only.
Depart approximately 7:15 AM, return at approximately 9:00 PM.

Photo Credit: Canberra Tourism
Day Tour: Sydney City Sights & Beaches with Harbour Lunch Cruise
Harbour Cruise, Sydney, Australia See the famous sights of Sydney by visiting some of its best highlights, plus a luncheon harbour cruise.

Travel through the historic Rocks area, cross Sydney Harbour Bridge and stroll along picturesque Manly Beach. Enjoy spectacular views of the harbour from special vantage points. See Sydney's world renowned city sights: Harbour Bridge, Cadman's Cottage, the sails of the Opera House, Darling Harbour and vibrant Kings Cross. Walk along Bondi Beach, see the exclusive suburbs of Double Bay and Vaucluse, and popular Paddington. A lunch cruise of Sydney Harbour allows you to view these icons from the water.

Departs 8:15 am. Returns 5:45 pm.

**Note - in the summer months this tour departs in the afternoon around 2pm.
Day 6 - Day Tour - Doubtful Sound
Doubtful Sound, Queenstown, New Zealand When you discover Doubtful Sound you will be struck by its silence, a silence broken only by birdsong, or maybe the rushing of a distant waterfall.

Your Doubtful Sound adventure begins as you cruise the crystal clear waters of Lake Manapouri. Then its over Wilmot Pass, stopping along the way to experience some of Fiordland's densest rainforest and to view the colourful alpine moss gardens.

On reaching Deep Cove, you will board our spacious catamaran for a three hour cruise that takes in the most dramatic scenery of Doubtful Sound. Our skippers provide a detailed commentary and point out highlights. Keep a look out for wildlife as bottlenose dolphins frequently come alongside our vessel, fur seals bask on the rocks around the fiord and rare penguins can at times be observed. Full Day Tour.

*A picnic lunch can be pre-ordered before your tour for an additional cost. There is also a selection of cafe food aboard the vessel for purchase.
Day Tour: Downtown Sydney, Bondi Beach & Kings Cross
On your vacation explore and capture downtown Sydney, Bondi and Kings Cross.

Your afternoon tour captures the essence of Sydney. Discover the major Sydney highlights including the Botanic Gardens before wandering along Bondi Beach. See the city's downtown precincts, the historic Rocks area, vibrant Kings Cross, sandy white eastern beaches and affluent harbourside suburbs in just one afternoon.

For an additional cost, you can add on a luncheon cruise of Sydney Harbour. From the harbour enjoy views of Sydney's renowned sights - including the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.

Depart approximately 1:45 PM, return at approximately 5:45 PM.

Upgrade to small group touring available - please inquire
Day 7 - Shuttle Transfer Queenstown Accommodation to Airport
Queenstown, New Zealand Travel by shuttle from your vacation accommodation in Queenstown, New Zealand, to the Airport.

Please note: For airport transfers - 2 suitcases per person, extra pieces may be charged at $5.00 per piece. Surfboards, Bicycles etc - $5.00 each.
Day 7 - New Zealand Domestic Flight - Queenstown to Christchurch
Travel within New Zealand by domestic air from Queenstown to Christchurch (both on the South Island).

Day 7 - Shuttle Transfer Airport to Christchurch Accommodation
Christchurch, New Zealand Travel by shuttle from the Airport to your vacation accommodation in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Please note: For airport transfers - 2 suitcases per person, extra pieces may be charged at $5.00 per piece. Surfboards, Bicycles etc - $5.00 each.
Tour: Ballooning (Approx. 4 hours)
Hot Air Balloon, Sydney, Australia Hot-air ballooning over the Sydney Camden Valley with Breakfast.

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Look out one side of the basket and the Blue Mountains are at your feet, look out the other side... and on a clear day, the Sydney skyline and harbour glisten in the distance. Look below and be amazed that such green rolling fields are in such close proximity to the city. A truly a spectacular experience. Departure is early morning.
Day Tour: Whale Watching
Whale Watch, Sydney, Australia Experience the wonder of one of Nature's great migrations as the Humpback and Southern Wright whales journey between Antarctica and their winter feeding grounds as far north as the Great Barrier Reef.





This open water cruise takes you through the entrance of Sydney Harbour onboard a 100-passenger coastal catamaran.The upper deck offers spectacular open air viewing whilst the main deck provides a comfortable all weather lounge with large viewing windows for the entire family.

The number of whales passing Sydney on the annual northern migration is expected to reach its traditional peak around the Winter Solstice in June. After calving in the northern waters between August and September, they then head south once more making their long journey back to Antarctica.

Approx 3hrs 15mins including return boat transfers.
Day Tour: Surfing Lesson
Bondi Surfing Lesson, Sydney, Australia On your vacation plunge into the Pacific Ocean and try surfing at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia.

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Build up your knowledge and confidence as you learn to recognize the surf conditions and practice the surfing technique on dry ground. Then it's off into the ocean, where your start off in broken waves. It's amazing how easy, safe, and enjoyable it can be to learn to surf. Your lesson will cover Surf Awareness and Safety, sport-specific warm-ups and stretches, standing up on the surfboard, paddling techniques, how to catch waves, and equipment selection advice. Includes 2 hour lesson, surfboard, and wetsuit rental.

Days 7 to 9 - 2 Nights Accommodation in Christchurch
Travel to your accommodation in Christchurch, New Zealand, where you will be staying whilst on vacation for 2 nights.

Your 4 Star vacation accommodation in Christchurch, located on New Zealand's South Island, offers a stylish boutique hotel, just metres from Cathedral Square, major business houses, convention facilities and prime attractions. The city, also known as the "Garden City" offers many opportunities to either rest from your travel or explore the city. Consider traveling to Arthur's Pass National Park, which has an incredible diversity of flora and landscape. Experience a breathtaking journey aboard the TranzAlpine Train winding its way through New Zealand's magnificent Waimakariri Gorge.
Event: Sydney Opera House Performance
Opera House, Sydney, Australia On your vacation attend a spectacular performance in the world famous opera house in Sydney, Australia.

The Showcase Package allows visitors to attend a performance of their choice. Included in that are a guided tour of the opera house before the performance (can be changed to another day, if desired).
Day 8 - Day Tour - Trans Alpine Safari
On your vacation travel by deluxe coach across the Canterbury Plains to the Waimakariri Gorge on New Zealand's South Island.

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Participate in a vacation adventure that won't be forgotten soon. Spray jackets, hats and lifejackets are issued to each passenger before boarding the jet-boat for a ride up one of New Zealand's major snow-fed rivers. Weave in and out of rock faces, white water rapids and high walled rock canyons. From the headwaters of the Waimakariri Gorge you will then travel by four wheel drive through a backcountry tour enroute to Te Kowhi Country Café (lunch). After lunch travel to Arthur's Pass. Your return journey is on the famous TranzAlpine train which is rated one of the top six train journeys in the world. Travel through numerous tunnels, viaducts, river canyons and the rainforest of the Arthur's Pass National Park.

**Does not operate in the winter months June, July and August**
Day 9 - Shuttle Transfer Christchurch Accommodation to Airport
Christchurch, New Zealand Travel by shuttle from your vacation accommodation in Christchurch, New Zealand, to the Airport.

Please note: For airport transfers - 2 suitcases per person, extra pieces may be charged at $5.00 per piece. Surfboards, Bicycles etc - $5.00 each.
Day 9 - New Zealand Domestic Flight - Christchurch to Auckland
From Christchurch to Auckland, New Zealand Travel within New Zealand from Christchurch to Auckland (North Island).

Day 9 - International Flight- Auckland to Los Angeles
International flight from Auckland to Los Angeles Today depart Auckland and fly to the USA. Enjoy an in-flight dinner and movie with arrival in the USA. Note: you will be traveling back across the International Date Line. Gain that day back you lost on the way over, you actually arrive in the USA on the same day you leave Auckland.

Note: Flight may include a stop over in Australia.


Mount-cook.jpg Visit Mount Cook National Park and experience the beauty of this Alpine area dominated by Australasia's highest peak before continuing on to Christchurch.

Your coach tour begins in Queenstown and ends in Christchurch

Depart Queenstown which sits on the shores of beautiful lake Wakatipu.

On your arrival to Mount Cook you'll have lunch at a village cafe (own arrangements), or explore the walks in and around the village (1 hour approximate).

At Lake Tekapo your have a spectacular sight on clear days of the Southern Alps at the far end of the lake.

Full Day Tour
Fare includes: Selected Hotel/Motel pickups, coach and tax.

Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand
This is one of New Zealand's "must see" locations. Milford Sound is the most famous area in the Fiord land National Park. Cruise along the spectacular Milford Sound with steep mountains rising directly from the ocean floor.

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Enjoy a spectacular day in the Fiordland World Heritage Park including a cruise of the famous Milford Sound. On boarding a luxury glass-roofed coach in Queenstown, visitors enjoy a trip along the shores of Lake Wakatipu and through the rolling countryside to Te Anau. After a morning tea break in Te Anau, where you have the option of purchasing refreshments, the coach continues along the spectacular Milford Road. The road to Milford Sound passes through rural towns and skirts around the shores of picturesque lakes backdropped with magnificent mountains. The road then crosses the 'Divide' to enter Cleddau Valley via the Homer Tunnel. Enjoy some of the most stunning scenery to be found anywhere in the world including towering snow-capped peaks, magnificent rainforests and spectacular waterfalls. On arrival at Milford, board the luxury vessel for a two and a half hour cruise and view the spectacular waterfalls including the Stirling and Bowen Falls and famous Mitre Peak. Delicious lunch options and complimentary tea & coffee are available during the cruise. An optional scenic flight may be taken for the return journey to Queenstown (arranged through your coach driver on the day of travel).

Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand
Experience the best sights of Auckland City in the morning.

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Auckland is set on 52 dormant volcanic cones and between two harbours, the sparkling Waitemata and the brooding Manukau. Known as the City of Sails, it is New Zealand's largest and busiest city. The morning tour is a journey of discovery designed to explore the history and sights as well as see how Aucklanders live and play.

Travel up Queen Street, through Auckland's central business district, past the Auckland University and through the inner city park, known as the Domain. Continue on through the picturesque suburb of Ponsonby, with its historic buildings before heading over the Harbour Bridge to Auckland's North Shore. Stroll on Narrow Neck Beach in historic Devonport. There is time here for a coffee before continuing up to the summit of Mt Victoria with its stunning panoramic views of Auckland City.

Travel back over the Harbour Bridge to Westhaven Marina, one of the largest marinas in the Southern Hemisphere. Then visit the Auckland Fish Market, before continuing on to the Viaduct Harbour.
Enjoy your 1 night stay in Christchurch, New Zealand.

No other hotel in Christchurch enjoys such a location just two minutes or 700m from Christchurch International Airport. Spacious hotel rooms offers the ideal Christchurch accommodation for singles, couples, families and large groups. You can take a refreshing dip in the outdoor swimming pool. Enjoy a hearty breakfast or a sumptuous dinner in the Lobby Restaurant. Relax with your favourite drink in the Lobby Lounge Bar or have something delicious delivered to your room.

Rooms Include the following:
24-hour room service, 24-hour reception and 24-hour airport shuttles
All rooms feature ensuite bathrooms, with complimentary toiletries
Swimming pool and BBQ area
SKY TV and internet access from all rooms


Shuttle Transfers to/from Hotel provided.
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