ESSENTIAL NEW ZEALAND
10 days / 9 nights
Auckland- Waitomo Glowworm Caves - Underground boat ride - Kelly Tarltons SEA LIFE aquarium - Te Pupuki - Maori Hangi concert - Lake Tekapo - and much more.....
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 (B)
Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Auckland city including a visit to Kelly Tarlton’s Sealife Aquarium and Antarctic Encounter. The remainder of the day is free.
DAY 03: AUCKLAND - WAITOMO - ROTORUA (B)
Travel south through the fertile Waikato region to arrive at Waitomo. Enjoy a guided
tour of the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves including an underground boat
ride viewing the millions of glow worms on the cavern roof. On completion continue
over the forested Mamaku Ranges to reach the 'Thermal City' of Rotorua. . Overnight
stay at hotel.
DAY 04: ROTORUA (B,D)
Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see boiling mudpools and roaring geysers.
Following this, visit Rainbow Springs to see New Zealand's trout, birds and wildlife
before continuing to the Agrodome for a New Zealand farm show featuring sheep
dog demonstrations, cow milking and an introduction to the stars of our sheep industry. The afternoon is at leisure.This evening enjoy an authentic Maori Hangi (feast)
DAY 05: ROTORUA - CHRISTCHURCH (B)
Depart on your domestic flight from Rotorua to Christchurch (airfare is NOT included).
DAY 06: CHRISTCHURCH - MT COOK - QUEENSTOWN (B)
Travel across the fertile Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo and the Church of the Good Shepherd before continuing on to New Zealand’s highest mountain - Mt Cook. Depart Mt Cook and follow the shores of Lake Pukaki south through the historic Central Otago region to the ‘Alpine Resort’ of Queenstown.
DAY 07: 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 08: MILFORD SOUND (B)
Leave Kaikoura behind as you turn inland and travel through North Canterbury to
reach the 'Garden City' of Christchurch.
DAY 09: 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 10: DEPARTURE (B)
Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car. We trust you enjoyed your SWV Vacation!
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
Seat in Coad basis
With all seat in coach packages including a private meet and great on arrival,you will be transferred by private car to your hotel and not have to think about finding your way through the airport or driving directions after your long flight!
The remainder of your Seat in Coach holiday will be using a premier fleet of high quality, tourist coaches with driver/guides and commentary of most routes. Majority coach services include hotel pickups and drop off's so you do not have to arrange any further transfers.
Available throughout the year
Auckland city highlights
Kelly Tarltons SEA LIFE Aquarium
Tamaki Maori Village - Maori Culture
Milford Day Tour ex Queenstown
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Te Po Maori Concert & Hangi
Mt Cook National Park, Lake Pukaki ,Lake Wakatipu
bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more (Optional)
Te Puia - Maori Culture
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Underground boat ride
Maori Hangi & Concert
Te Puia Thermal Reserve
Agrodome Sheep Show
Adventure Capital Queenstown
Return Airfare with taxes.
Visa Fees if applicable.
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 @ 3.65%
Anything not specified in the Inclusions List