NEW ZEALAND LAKES AND GLACIERS    

9 days / 8 nights

Christchurch - Glacier Region - Scenic flight - TranzAlpine train - Lakes and Forest - Sport activities- Cruise

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TOUR ENQUIRY

 

Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVE IN CHRISTCHURCH
 

On arrival in Christchurch, 'The Garden City', 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: CHRISTCHURCH - GLACIER REGION (B)
 

Depart Christchurch on the TranzAlpine train (seat in coach passengers only) and

travel beside the Waimakariri River, over the Southern Alps and onto the alpine village

of Arthur's Pass before arriving in Greymouth. Travel south along the rugged West

Coast to arrive at the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers 

 

DAY 03: 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 04: GLACIER REGION - WANAKA  (B)

Travel down the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to the Haast Pass, gateway to the World Heritage Westland National Park. Continue around the shores of Lake Hawea to arrive in Wanaka early afternoon. 

 

DAY 05: WANAKA - QUEENSTOWN (B)
 

This morning is free at your leisure - optional activities include Puzzling World and

scenic flights or short walks (optional activities not included). This afternoon continue

to Queenstown. 

 

DAY 06: 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 07: QUEENSTOWN - M T COOK (B)

Travel south through Central Otago to Twizel before travelling around Lake Pukaki and into Mt Cook National Park. Optional activities at Mt Cook include scenic flights, a glacier boat ride and the Sir Edmund Hillary Centre. (Optional activities not included). 

 

DAY 08: M T COOK - CHRISTCHURCH (B)

Depart Mt Cook and stop on the shores of Lake Tekapo to visit the 'Church of the Good Shepherd'. Continue across the fertile Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch.  

 

DAY 09: 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

 

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.

 

HOTELS AND PRICING

 

 

Available throughout the year

 

  • Lakeside towns of Wanaka and Queenstown

  • Glacier Region

  • Overnight stay in Mt Cook National Park

  • Tranz Alpine Train (seat-incoach only)

  • Daily breakfast

 

What's Included

  • Lakeside towns of Wanaka and Queenstown

  • Glacier Region

  • Overnight stay in Mt Cook National Park

  • Tranz Alpine Train (seat-in-coach only)

  • Daily breakfast

What's Not Included

  • 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 @ 3.65%

  • Bank charges

  • Anything not specified in the Inclusions List

 

 

Tour Dates

Tour Highlights

Optional Tours QUEENSTOWN and WANANKA

 

1.    Puzzling World

2.    Queenstown Rafting

3.    Challenge Rafting

4.    Skyline Gondola, Restaurant & Luge

5.    Shotover Jet

6.    AJ Hackett Bungy Queenstown

7.    Shotover Canyon Swing

8.    Ziptrek Ecotours

9.    Goldfields mining centre

10.  Goldfields Jet

11.   TSS Earnslaw – Real Journeys

12.   U-Fly Wanaka

13.   Dart River Wilderness Safari

14.   Ridgeline Adventures

15.   Helicopter Scenic flights

16.   Nomad Safaris

17.   NZONE Skydive

18.   Queenstown Highlightes

 

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