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New Zealand Tour Packages Auckland 8 Nights 9 Days

Starts from $2170
  • 2 Nights Stay in Auckland
  • 1 Night Stay in Rotorua
  • 3 Nights Stay in Queenstown
  • 1 Night Stay in Glacier Region
  • 1 Night Stay in Christchurch
  • Itinerary
  • Package Inclusions

DAY 01 Arrive Auckland

Kia Ora! Welcome to New Zealand, the youngest country on Earth! On arrival in Auckland, 'The City of Sails', you will be welcomed by our representative and transferred to your hotel. (Private)
Auckland is a blend of islands, Polynesian culture, glistening harbours and modern city environment. Auckland, New zealand

The rest of the evening is free for you to explore the city on your own and discover why it is one of the best places in the world to visit. This evening, why not take an optional Dinner cruise and enjoy a unique dining experience on Auckland's magnificent Waitemata Harbour?

OPTIONAL TOUR:



Pride Of Auckland - Dinner Cruise (Entrance Only)



An on water dining experience is not to be missed in any harbour city, especially Auckland, the 'City of Sails'. Enjoy great sailing and as the sun sets watch the night lights of this photogenic city come alive. The experienced crew talks about Auckland's unique features, there are plenty of opportunities to participate in like sailing or just sit back and enjoy the sights. Choose from a set menu served by the crew during the dinner stop at the sheltered mooring and compliment your meal from the selection of locally produced wine or beer at an additional cost though.

Pick Up Point - Pride Of Auckland - Dinner Cruise (entrance Only) | Pick Up Time - 02:50 hrs | Duration - 02:50 hrs

DAY 02 Auckland - Waitomo - Rotorua

Rotorua, New zealand

Travel from Auckland to Rotorua with enroute guided tour of Waitomo Glowworm Caves (Seat in Coach).

Leaving Auckland in the morning we travel through the lush farmland of the Waikato and King Country regions. Drive past Rangiriri, the location of an historic Maori Land Wars site. On arrival in the small town of Waitomo enjoy a guided tour through the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves with their amazing stalactites, stalagmites and other limestone formations. We finish the tour with a silent boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto - a subterranean cavern lit up by the lights of thousands of tiny glowworms. We then continue our journey this afternoon by driving to Rotorua, through the forested Mamaku Ranges ,and the beautiful Fitzgerald Glade where the roadside trees arch overhead to form a tunnel of natural greenery. Rotorua is a compact package of natural beauty, from forested hills, and geysers (that spout up to 50 feet into the air) to mud stream vents and has the combination of beauty and excitement. Upon arrival in Rotorua you will check into your hotel and relax in this perfect paradise!!

OPTIONAL TOUR:



Auckland City Tour (Seat in Coach)



Visit the famous Auckland landmark of Mount Eden, a dormant volcano whose summit offers excellent panoramic views of the city and harbors. From this fantastic vantage point, see evidence of Auckland's volcanic history, including the youngest volcano of Rangitoto Island at the entrance to the Waitemata Harbor. The sightseeing tour also takes in the Auckland Domain, the city's oldest park which is situated on a 62,000 year old volcano. In addition to these natural features, the city sights tour also takes in the trendy shopping area of Parnell Village with its historical buildings that have been transformed into boutiques, antique, craft and specialty shops. Your tour will then take you along the scenic waterfront route of Tamiki Drive before returning to downtown Auckland.

Pick Up Point - Auckland City Tour (seat In Coach) | Pick Up Time - 03:00 hrs | Duration - 03:00 hrs

Skywalk 360 (Entrance Only)



SkyWalk 360 is a new adventure activity where participants experience a guided interpretation walk on Sky Tower's famous pergola. Adventurers experience heightened sensations of being outside the Sky Tower's observation decks on a 1.2 m walkway, with absolutely nothing on either side except a 192m drop off.

Pick Up Point - Skywalk 360 (entrance Only) | Pick Up Time - 01:15 hrs | Duration - 01:15 hrs

Kelly Tarlton's Antarctic Encounter and Underwater World (Entrance Only)



Plunge under Auckland's waterfront and discover spectacular secrets of the Southern Ocean and see the magic of an Antarctic fantasyland. Encounter the Antarctic up close, view marine life in the Underwater World, see a subterranean world of penguins parading in a wonderland of ice and snow and come face to face with giant stingrays, schools of fish and fierce sharks.

Pick Up Point - Kelly Tarlton's Antarctic Encounter And Underwater World (entrance Only) | Pick Up Time - 01:00 hrs | Duration - 01:00 hrs

Pride Of Auckland - Dinner Cruise (Entrance Only)



An on water dining experience is not to be missed in any harbour city, especially Auckland, the 'City of Sails'. Enjoy great sailing and as the sun sets watch the night lights of this photogenic city come alive. The experienced crew talks about Auckland's unique features, there are plenty of opportunities to participate in like sailing or just sit back and enjoy the sights. Choose from a set menu served by the crew during the dinner stop at the sheltered mooring and compliment your meal from the selection of locally produced wine or beer at an additional cost though.

Pick Up Point - Pride Of Auckland - Dinner Cruise (entrance Only) | Pick Up Time - 02:50 hrs | Duration - 02:50 hrs

Sky Tower (Entrance Only)



Travel up in the glass-fronted lifts to one of the three spectacular viewing platforms. Enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree view of Auckland from the Sky Towers main Viewing level the Main Observation Level. Check out the latest technology for education and fun. Stroll over the 38mm glass floors, check out the up to date weather feeds, find out about Auckland with live-camera touch screen computers, send a post card from the highest postbox in the Southern Hemisphere, or simply sit and take in the spectacular view.

Pick Up Point - Sky Tower (entrance Only) | Pick Up Time - 03:00 hrs | Duration - 03:00 hrs

Dolphin and Whale Safari Cruise



Enjoy the ultimate Auckland cruise where you can experience scenic highlights of Auckland and its surrounding islands plus its marine mammals including dolphins and whales in the beautiful Hauraki Gulf. Considered one of the most biologically and geographically diverse marine parks in the world, 22 species of marine mammal have been identified in the Hauraki Gulf, almost 1/3 of the entire world's population of species.

Pick Up Point - Dolphin And Whale Safari Cruise | Pick Up Time - 04:30 hrs | Duration - 04:30 hrs

DAY 03 Rotorua

Rotorua, New zealand

In the afternoon, why not immerse yourself in the Polynesian pools and relax in the healing thermal waters? (Optional) Enjoy a guided tour of Te Puia Thermal Reserve with a visit to Rainbow Springs and Agrodome Sheep Show (Seat in Coach).

This morning explore Rotorua~s geothermal wonderland and discover the unique culture of New Zealand~s Maori people. Enjoy a guided tour of Te Puia Thermal Reserve and see boiling mudpools and roaring geysers. Continue to Rainbow Springs to see New Zealand~s trout, birds and wildlife before proceeding to the Agrodome for a New Zealand farm show featuring sheep dog demonstrations, cow milking and an introduction to the sheep industry.

OPTIONAL TOUR:



Polynesian Spa (Lake Spa Entrance Only)



The Polynesian Spa is New Zealand's leading international day spa, providing a unique thermal spa experience on the shores of Lake Rotorua. In a picturesque, tranquil setting overlooking Lake Rotorua, enjoy a wonderful fusion of relaxing hot spring pool bathing, sumptuous spa and massage therapies and picturesque lake views.

Pick Up Point - Polynesian Spa (lake Spa Entrance Only) | Pick Up Time - 01:00 hrs | Duration - 01:00 hrs

DAY 04 Rotorua - Queenstown

This morning, transfer to the Rotorua airport for your flight to Queenstown, the unique "Adventure Capital of the World". (Seat in Coach) On arrival, transfer and check into your hotel.
Queenstown, New zealand

Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 05 Queenstown

Queenstown, New zealand

Cruise on the Milford Sound fjord (Seat in Coach).

This morning, follow the southern arm of Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden, and onward to Lake Te Anau. Enter the Eglinton Valley and travel through the breathtaking man made Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound.
Take an unforgettable cruise aboard a Milford Sound Red Boat to experience the pristine scenery, towering peaks, waterfalls and marine and bird life. Sail past the incredible Mitre peak, Bowen Falls, Stirling Falls and Seal point. Milford Sound is a world-renowned natural wonder. Nowhere else in Fjordland do the mountains stand so tall, straight out of the Sea. Luxuriant rainforest clings to sheer rock walls and waterfalls tumble hundreds of metres to the sea below. In Maori legend, this landscape was created by Tu Te Raki Whanoa, a godly figure who carved the fiords with a magical daze. Without doubt, Milford Sound (Piopiotahi) is his finest creation. Whatever the fiord~s mood - brooding and wet, or tranquil in the sunshine - it will inspire you.

DAY 06 Queenstown

The full day is at leisure. Almost everywhere you turn in this tourist capital of the South Island, you are hit with another postcard scene... beautiful Lake Wakatipu, snow capped mountain peaks, canyon gorges with rushing rivers, mountain forests and abundant wildlife and the list goes on! Why not bungy jump from the top of the world's best-loved Bungy site, the Kawarau Bungy Centre (optional), take a cruise aboard the TSS Earnslaw steamship (optional) Or let your adrenal rush as you zoom down the river on a Jet Boat Ride (optional). You also have an option of taking an optional Skydive and experiencing the thrill & excitement of Parachute jumping!!

Queenstown, New zealand

OPTIONAL TOUR:



Earnslaw Cruise (Entrance Only)



Relive the elegance of turn of the century travel with a cruise aboard the TSS Earnslaw steamship, the only coal fired passenger carrying vessel still operating in the southern hemisphere. Step aboard, watch the stokers fuelling the fire boxes and hear the hiss of the steam engines as the Earnslaw takes you on a nostalgic cruise of Lake Wakatipu. Cruising on the "Lady of the Lake" is like stepping back in time. The 1.5 hour cruise on the TSS Earnslaw showcases some of Lake Wakatipu's most beautiful alpine scenery and allows plenty of time to explore the decks and bridge. You can visit the engine room, view the collection of historical photos in the Fo'c'sle gallery or join a sing-along with the onboard pianist.

Pick Up Point - Earnslaw Cruise (entrance Only) | Pick Up Time - 01:50 hrs | Duration - 01:50 hrs

Queenstown Nzone Tandem Skydiving - 15000 Feet Jump (Seat in Coach)



Queenstown is the birthplace of Tandem Skydiving in New Zealand, also known as the 'Adventure Capital of the World'; It is the premium place to 'Jump out of a perfectly good Aeroplane'! The Dropzone is located at the base of the famous Remarkables mountain range surrounded a working sheep farm. Harnessed by space age materials to an experienced qualified Jumpmaster, you step out that aircraft door and for some 45 seconds you plummet toward the ground at 200kph, Terminal Velocity.

Pick Up Point - Queenstown Nzone Tandem Skydiving - 15000 Feet Jump (seat In Coach) | Pick Up Time - 03:00 hrs | Duration - 03:00 hrs

Queenstown Nzone Tandem Skydiving - 12000 Feet Jump (Seat in Coach)



Queenstown is the birthplace of Tandem Skydiving in New Zealand, also known as the 'Adventure Capital of the World'; It is the premium place to 'Jump out of a perfectly good Aeroplane'! The Dropzone is located at the base of the famous Remarkables mountain range surrounded a working sheep farm. Harnessed by space age materials to an experienced qualified Jumpmaster, you step out that aircraft door and for some 45 seconds you plummet toward the ground at 200kph, Terminal Velocity.

Pick Up Point - Queenstown Nzone Tandem Skydiving - 12000 Feet Jump (seat In Coach) | Pick Up Time - 03:00 hrs | Duration - 03:00 hrs

Kawarau Bungy Jump (Seat in Coach)



The Kawarau Bridge Bungy is home to the original 43-metre Bungy Jump. If you've heard of Bungy, you've heard of Kawarau. The world's first and most infamous of leaps is still going strong, with tens of thousands Bungying each year. At the world's best-loved Bungy site, you can choose from a number of options; topple over backwards, forwards, with another person, spin or somersault.

Pick Up Point - Kawarau Bungy Jump (seat In Coach) | Pick Up Time - 02:50 hrs | Duration - 02:50 hrs

Jet Boat Ride (Seat In Coach)



Tight, narrow channels, overhanging rocks and old mining relics embedded in the river make this an obstacle course like no other. Admire the scenery before you get in the boat, because as you hurtle down the river at speeds of up to 50 mph (80 kph), you won't have time to be impressed with the beauty of Skippers Canyon. Your blood will be pumping as your jet boat maneuvers through an obstacle course of sheer cliffs and overhanging walls, fishtailing, power braking and doing 360-degree spins. Not for the faint-hearted, this is the ultimate, pure-adrenaline jet boat ride.

Pick Up Point - Jet Boat Ride (seat In Coach) | Pick Up Time - 02:15 hrs | Duration - 02:15 hrs

DAY 07 Queenstown - Glacier Region

This morning, travel from the Central Otago region and on to Twizel. Follow the shores of Lake Pukkai to 'Aoraki' Mt. Cook, the cloud piercer and New Zealand's highest mountain where you will be mesmerized by the surroundings of this truly unique region. Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd at Lake Tekapo before travelling across the Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch. (Seat In Coach) Glacier, New zealand

The evening is at leisure. Christchurch has an amazing range of nightlife options, from eclectic urban courtyards to popular riverside pubs.

DAY 08 Glacier Region - Christchurch

Today, travel north to Greymouth and board the world famous Tranz Alpine train. Ascend the lush beech forests past the alpine village of Arthur's Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps. Truly one of the world's great scenic train trips through the dramatic contrats of dry beech forests and tussock land on one side of the Alps and lush landscapes on the other. Travel over Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch. You will marvel at the snowcapped peaks and beautiful river gorges as you wind your way past waterfalls and rugged mountain scenery. (Train travel)
Christchurch, New zealand

OPTIONAL TOUR:



Christchurch International Antarctic Centre (Seat in Coach)



The Antarctic Attraction at the International Antarctic Centre is Christchurch's leading visitor attraction and is located in the heart of a working Antarctic campus at Christchurch International Airport. It is from here that many Antarctic missions are organised. With this in mind the Antarctic Attraction is designed to bring a powerful and memorable experience of Antarctica to visitors in a fun, exciting, and informative way. The Aquarium displays some of the actual specimens from the Antarctic ocean floor in McMurdo Sound. Explore the Gallery area which is packed full of informative displays showcasing modern day Antarctica, including the Antarctic Treaty partners, the human impact on the continent, the wildlife and plant systems and Antarctica's effect on the globe. The Gallery area encourages 'touching' of most of the exhibits to ensure visitors experience Antarctica in a fun and interactive way. Climb aboard the amazing Hagglund genuine as-used-in-Antarctica all terrain vehicle, sit back, hold on and experience travelling across rough terrain in this unique and exciting machine!

Pick Up Point - Christchurch International Antarctic Centre (seat In Coach) | Pick Up Time - 05:00 hrs | Duration - 05:00 hrs

DAY 09 Depart Christchurch

Today you will be transferred to Christchurch Airport for your flight back home. (Seat in Coach) We trust that you enjoyed your Vacation.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation at hotel mentioned or similar including breakfast
  • Airport transfers on Seat in Coach basis
  • Sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary on on Seat in Coach basis
  • Services of an English speaking driver
  • Entrance fees to visit attractions as per itinerary

Exclusions

  • Airfare/train fare
  • Any meals other than specified in "Cost Includes" column
  • Personal expenses like Portage, Tips, Laundry, Telephone Calls etc
  • Child rate is separate and will be calculated based upon age
  • Entrace fee to places of visit
  • Any item not specifically mentioned in "Cost Includes" column
  • Visa/ Insurance charges
  • Peak Season surcharge
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