COMPLETE NEW ZEALAND    

20 days / 19 nights

Auckland - Bay of Islands - Glacier region - Christchurch - Dunedin - Te Anau - Queenstown - Greymouth - Wellington - Nelson -Rotorua - National Park -  Milford Sound and much more......

 

TOUR ENQUIRY

 

Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVE IN AUCKLAND 

On arrival in Auckland, 'The City of Sails', seat in coach passengers will be met by our local representative and privately transferred to your hotel. Self drive passengers will collect your rental car at the airport and drive to your hotel.

 

DAY 02: AUCKLAND - BAY OF ISLANDS (B)

Travel north over Auckland’s Harbour Bridge and along the Hibiscus Coast. The journey continues through Whangarei, Northland’s only major city, before arriving in the beautiful Bay of Islands

 

DAY 03: BAY OF ISLANDS (B)

Today is at leisure to enjoy the Bay of Islands and Northland. You might like to book an optional Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach day tour or take time to explore Kerikeri. Optional activities not included in the tour price.   

 

DAY 04: BAY OF ISLANDS - AUCKLAND  (B)

At leisure this morning to further explore this beautiful region. Later this afternoon return to Auckland.

 

DAY 05: AUCKLAND - ROTORUA (B)

Farewell the ‘City of Sails’ as you travel south to reach the market garden area of Pukekohe. Continue through Hamilton - New Zealand’s fourth largest city and the fertile Waikato region to the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua. This afternoon is free in Rotorua to add optional activities if you choose. 

 

DAY 06: ROTORUA - NATIONAL PARK (B)

Leaving the Thermal City behind, drive to Taupo, home of New Zealand’s largest lake and the majestic Huka Falls. Take some time to explore Taupo and the lake before driving around the edge of Lake Taupo and into the Tongariro National Park. 

 

DAY 07: NATIONAL PARK (B)

 Today is at leisure to explore the Tongariro National Park and the many walking tracks in the area, including the world-famous Tongariro Crossing. If you wish to take this walk, Kiwiway can arrange suitable transfers to/from the start/finish of the track (not included in the tour price).



DAY 08: NATIONAL PARK - WELLINGTON (B)

Departing the Central Plateau, head south through farmlands to the capital city, Wellington. 

 

DAY 09: WELLINGTON - NELSON (B)

Return your rental car this morning in Wellington to take the Interislander Ferry to Picton. Travel through the Marlborough Sounds and enjoy the scenic view from the ferry. On arrival in Picton, collect your rental car and continue through the Queen Charlotte Drive to Nelson.  

 

DAY 10: NELSON (B)

Today is at leisure to explore Nelson and the nearby Abel Tasman National Park. 

 

DAY 11: NELSON - GREYMOUTH (B)

Travel through the picturesque Nelson lakes district to reach the rugged West Coast. You may want to visit the pancake rocks at Punakaiki enroute to Greymouth.  

 

DAY 12: GREYMOUTH - GLACIER REGION (B)

Farewell Greymouth and continue south along the West Coast to reach the glacier region. Entry to Glacier Hot Pools is included.

 

DAY 13: GLACIER REGION (B)

A full day at leisure to explore this magnificent glacier region. Optional activities include a scenic flight or guided walk on one of the glaciers. Optional activities not included in the tour price. 

 

DAY 14: GLACIER REGION - QUEENSTOWN (B)

Depart the Glacier Region today through spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to Haast Pass, gateway to World Heritage Westland National Park. Follow the shores of Lakes Hawea and Wanaka to Queenstown, arriving late in the afternoon. 

 

DAY 15: QUEENSTOWN (B)

A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more. Optional activities not included in the tour price

 

DAY 16: QUEENSTOWN - TE ANAU (B)

Depart Queenstown this morning for the short journey to Te Anau. Enjoy a free day in Te Anau today. Optional activities include travelling via the world famous Milford Sound or an excursion to the Te Anau glowworm caves. Optional activities not included in the tour price.

 

DAY 17: TE ANAU - DUNEDIN (B)

Leave Te Anau this morning for a drive through historical Central Otago to the Scottish influenced city of Dunedin.

 

DAY 18: DUNEDIN (B)

You may wish to take an optional tour to Otago Peninsula this afternoon to visit Larnach Castle or view the resident penguin or albatross colonies. Optional activities not included in the tour price.

 

DAY 19: DUNEDIN - CHRISTCHURCH (B)

You may wish to take an optional tour to Otago Peninsula this afternoon to visit Larnach Castle or view the resident penguin or albatross colonies. Optional activities not included in the tour price

 

DAY 19: DEPARTURE (B)

Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car. We trust you enjoyed your SWV Vacation! 

 

Please note:

Accommodation is based on Run of House rooms unless otherwise stated. Seaview and lakeview rooms will incur a supplementary charge. If any of these properties are unavailable at the time of booking, similar accommodation will be provided and a surcharge may apply. SWV will endeavor to provide accommodation of a similar standard as requested, however as the choice of accommodation is limited in remote areas, we will use the best available options

 

Transport

 

Self Drive

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HOTELS AND PRICING

 

 

Available throughout the year

 

  • Hole in the rock cruise

  • Waitangi treaty grounds

  • Interislander Ferry from Wellington

  • Glacier hot pools

  • Auckland’s Harbour Bridge

  • Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach day tour (optional)

  • Kerikeri

  • Pukekohe garden area

  • ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua

  • Taupo & Huka falls

  • Tongariro National Park

  • Wellington

  • Nelson

  • Greymouth

  • Glacier region

  • Queenstown

 

 

Inclusions

  • Auckland 

  • Hibiscus Coast

  • Bay of Islands

  • Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach day tour or take time to explore Kerikeri (optional)

  • Market garden area of Pukekohe

  • ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua

  • Lake Taupo and Tongariro National Park

  • T 9optionalongariro Crossing

  • Interislander Ferry to Picton

  • Marlborough Sounds scenic view

  • Abel Tasman National Park

  • pancake rocks at Punakaiki

  • Glacier Hot Pools 

  • Haast Pass

  • Westland National Park

  • Milford Sound or an excursion to the Te Anau glowworm caves (optional)

  • Historical Central Otago

  • Optional tour to Otago Peninsula to visit Larnach Castle or view the resident penguin or albatross colonies

  • Free day in the Glacier Region

  • Daily breakfast

  • Return Airfare with taxes.

  • Visa Fees if applicable.

  • Medical Insurance.

  • Peak season surcharges if applicable.

  • Any compulsory Room Supplements on tour.

  • Meals other than specified.

  • Items of personal nature.

  • Tipping and Portage.

  • Entrance fees if applicable.

  • G.S.T 

  • Anything not specified in the Inclusions List

 

 

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