Tours

Auckland

 

AUCKLAND

8D/7N

Valid Until March 2019

 

DAY 1

ARRIVE AUCKLAND

 

On arrival at Auckland Airport, the 'City of Sails', you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

(Self-Drive passengers to collect rental car for their exclusive use until the end of the tour package).

 

 

DAY 2

AUCKLAND/ WAITOMO CAVES/ ROTORUA

 

Enjoy a tour from  Auckland to Rotorua with a guided tour of the fascinating Waitomo Glow Worm Caves. You will marvel at Mother's Nature's light display  as you glide silently through the starry wonderland of the Glowworm Grotto. Continue your journey to Rotorua and check  in at your  hotel on arrival.

 

 

DAY 3

ROTORUA

 

Today's half day city tour includes Te Puia and its Thermal Valley of roaring   geysers,   steaming   rivers and boiling mud pools.  Following this, you will travel to Rainbow Springs to view trout and other wildlife and to the famous Agrodome Sheep Show.  In the afternoon, commence half day Hobbiton Movie Set Tours.  Tour concludes by returning to Rotorua and drop  off at hotel.

 

 

DAY 4

ROTORUA/ AIR/ QUEENSTOWN

 

Transfer to Rotorua Airport for your flight to Queenstown where you will  be met and transferred to your hotel. (Airfare from  Rotorua to Queenstown excluded). Rest of the day is free for the many optional activities available in and around Queenstown. (Self-Drive passengers  to return rental car at Rotorua Airport  and to collect the South Island rental car on arrival at Queenstown Airport).

 

 

DAY 5

QUEENSTOWN/ MILFORD  SOUND/ QUEENSTOWN

 

An early start following the shores of Lake Wakatipu, and through Te Anau where you will be enthralled by the immense landscape. Travel through beech  forest, passing  majestic mountains, on through the Homer Tunnel in time to board your catamaran for the Milford Sound cruise. Cruise past Mitre  Peak, the highest mountain in the world  to rise vertically from  the sea, and admire the Stirling and  Bowen Waterfalls as you cruise out to sea. Return to the pier for the coach back to Queenstown (For Self-Drive passengers,  booking  is for cruise only).

 

 

 

DAY 6

QUEENSTOWN

 

Today is free at leisure or to pursue some  optional activities.   Queenstown offers jet boating,  bungy jumping, white water rafting, tandem skydiving, boat cruises,  scenic flights, gondola  rides

 

 

 

DAY 7

QUEENSTOWN/ MT COOK/ CHRISTCHURCH

 

This morning travel over the Lindis Pass to reach Mt Cook around lunch time.  A rare opportunity to take an optional scenic flight to view  Mt Cook's snow fields and glaciers (at clients' expense).  We continue through to Christchurch.

 

 

 

DAY 8

DEPART CHRISTCHURCH

 

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight (Self-Drive passengers  to return rental car directly at the airport).