DAY 1 – Auckland
‘Haere Mai’ – Welcome to New Zealand. Hope you enjoyed your flight to Auckland. From the Airport we will get you transferred to your accommodation.
DAY 2 – Auckland-Waitomo-Rotorua
Day two of the itinerary will take you through the Waikato farm-lands to the famous WaitomoCaves. Enjoy your walk though the main cave. Then, take an underground boat trip for the beautiful glowworm grotto. Plunge into picnic lunch.
Rotorua in the afternoon
Great Sights Departs 7:30am – Arrives 5:00pm. You will get pick up from your accommodation.
Enjoy a traditional Maori Hangi Concert in the evening.
DAY 3 – Rotorua
Prepare yourself as we will pick you up from your hotel at approx 0730 for exciting sightseeing of Rotorua. Sights over here are: Paradise Valley Springs, Agrodome, Te Puia and Hobbiton Movie Set Tour.
The evening would be for leisure
DAY 4 – Rotorua-Wellington
You will be driven to Otorohanga. Board train from the Northern Explorer Train (In case the train doesn’t operates, you will travel by coach). The journey takes you through the hill farms of the King Country. Travel while exploring the volcanic landscapes of National Park, the river-chiselled cliffs and gorges of the Rangitikei. Magnificent appeal of the sprawling Manawatu Plain, the horticultural and coastal settlements of the Kapiti Coast is also there to fit in to your nomadic soul. At the end come and explore: Wellington, New Zealand’s Harbour Capital. Finally, get transferred to your accommodation.
Depart: 7:30am – Arrive Otorohanga 10:40am
Depart: Otorohanga 10:54am – Arrive Wellington 6:25pm
Train travels on Monday-Thursday-Saturday (If you wish to take train the option must be added to cost)
DAY 5 – Wellington-Christchurch
A transfer to Wellington Ferry Terminal would be ready for you on day five of the itinerary. Have an Interislander Ferry trip across Cook Strait through the unspoilt Marlborough Sounds. Later on, arrive at Picton. Come across the scenic Coastal Pacific Train as you make your way into Christchurch.
Depart: Wellington 8:25am Arrive: Picton 11:35am Depart: Picton 1:00pm Arrive: Christchurch 6:21pm
DAY 6 – Christchurch-Dunedin
A transfer to the Intercity Bus Terminal would be ready for you on day six.
Travel across Ashburton, the large town serving local rural community. Located in between the Rakaia and Rangitata rivers, you can always try fly-fishing (the local obsession) once being here. Do not miss the opportunity to visit Timaru a small but beautifully formed city. Oamaru would be your lunch stop. Its population of around 12,000 and an impressive heritage is of utter magnificence. The late 19th century’s brazen Victorian architecture of Dunedin would also fill up your adventurous soul. No expense was spared. Plunge in to explore the historic public buildings, churches, palatial homes and others. Eco-tourism, penguin, albatross and seal colonies are some of the other adventurous factors.
Other touring options:
- Olverston House
- Cadbury Choclate Factory
- Intercity Coach: Departs Christchurch 7:45am Arrives Dunedin 1:45pm
- Super Shuttle
DAY 7 – Dunedin
A full day tour to Larnach Castle a journey through Taieri Gorge Railway is ready for you on day seven.
The Taieri Gorge train will be your sightseeing train trip. Explore the spectacular scenery while departing from Dunedin Railway Station located in downtown Dunedin.
DAY 8 – Dunedin – Te Anau
The morning would be for your leisure.
Board your Intercity coach for reaching to the bottom of South Island and travelling to the Fiordland region of New Zealand. This has been designed for your relaxing overnight stop.
Intercity: Departs Dunedin 1:55pm Arrives Te Anau 6:30pm
DAY 9 – Te Anau-Milford Sound-Queenstown
Get ready for reaching out to the Fiordland and experiencing the globally popular Milford Sound Cruise. At the end, stopover at the resort town of Queenstown.
Great Sights: Departs Te Anau 10:30am Arrives Queenstown 7:45pm
DAY 10 – Queenstown
A day of leisure.
Dart River Wilderness Safari
Skyline Gondola Buffet Dinner
DAY 11 – Queenstown-Franz Josef
You will be picked up from your accommodation by Newmans
The scenery today is spectacular as we travel through the rugged Kawarau Gorge, past Lake Dunstan and onto the Glacier region of Franz Josef
Newmans: Departs Queenstown 8:10am Arrives Franz Josef 4:10pm
DAY 12 – Franz Josef
Day twelve will be for your leisure.
Glacier Valley Walk
Helicopter with Snow landing
DAY 13 – Franz Josef – Christchurch
The Intercity Coach will take you to the Greymouth Railway Station on day thirteen. It is one of the top 5 rail journeys in the world – The Tranz Alpine. From Christchurch, get transferred to your hotel.
Intercity: Departs Franz Josef 9:15am Arrives Greymouth 1:15pm
Tranz Alpine: Departs Greymouth 1:45pm Arrives Christchurch 6:05pm
DAY 14 – Christchurch
You would love to discover the beautiful unspoilt French whaling Town of Akaroa. Have a look around Christchurch.
DAY 15 – Christchurch – Home
Enjoy your transfer to the Airport for your flight back home
- Touring & Sights as per itinerary
- 14 Nights Accommodation – As selected
- Tranz Coastal
- Tranz Alpine
- Tairei Gorge
- Waitomo Caves Tour
- Rotorua Sights – Hobbiton Movie Set
- Traditional Hangi Concert
- Interislander Ferry
- Larnach Castle
- Milford Sound Cruise
- Northern Explorer Train – $148.00pp
- Dart River Wilderness Safari – $188.00pp
- Gondola & Buffet Dinner – $72.00pp
- Glacier Valley Walk – $68.00pp
- Helicopter with Snow Landing – $168.00pp
- Heli-Hike – $379.00pp