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Explore New Zealand
11 Days · 10 Nights
Rotorua+ 5 More
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The New Zealand discovery 10-day holiday is designed for those who love city comforts. Spend a few days exploring New Zealand’s scenic beauty and more. Check out this detailed itinerary below for more information.

  • On arrival in Auckland, get a transfer to the hotel
  • Self-drive guests will collect a rental car and drive to the hotel
  • Check-in to the hotel and retire for the day
  • Post breakfast, enjoy half-day morning or afternoon tour
  • Visit the central city, experiencing many of its best and most scenic sights
  • Travel through the city centre and over the Auckland Harbour Bridge, enjoying views of the Hauraki Gulf and city skyline
  • Visit the Viaduct Harbour and revitalised waterfront precinct, the University of Auckland and the Auckland Domain that features tropical gardens, duck ponds and public art, and is also home to the Auckland War Memorial Museum
  • Continue through the boutique shopping area of Parnell Village and along the scenic waterfront route of Tamaki Drive to Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park
  • Explore Eastern Bays, Waitemata Harbour and Sky Tower
  • Later, return to the hotel for the night
  • After breakfast, travel south through the rolling green hills and lush pastureland of the Waikato region to arrive at Waitomo
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the world-famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves with its weird and wonderful limestone formations and a magical boat ride under thousands of twinkling glowworms
  • On completion, continue over the forested Mamaku Ranges to reach the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua
  • On arrival, check-in to the hotel in Rotorua for the night
  • Have breakfast and head out to enjoy sightseeing
  • Explore Rotorua - Te Puia
  • Visit Geo-Thermal Park tour at Whakarewarewa and Agrodome farm show
  • Explore the Maori Cultural Centre and dance performance at Te Puia Thermal Reserve
  • Post breakfast, fly to Queenstown (airfare is not included)
  • Depending on the flight booked, enjoy some free time in Rotorua before departure or in Queenstown on arrival
  • On arrival, check-in to the hotel and relax
  • Overnight stay in Queenstown
  • Have breakfast at the hotel
  • 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
  • Relish lunch on the cruise
  • Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls
  • Return to Queenstown for the night
  • Post breakfast, enjoy the Skyline Gondola to see the view from the top
  • Enjoy a breathtaking view of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Walter and Cecil Peak and Queenstown
  • When you get to the top, choose at your own pace from the host of family-friendly activities on offer
  • Take a thrilling downhill ride on the Skyline Luge
  • Settle in for a relaxing evening with some of the best of NZ and international cuisine at Stratosfare Restaurant or journey into the hidden world of the night sky with Skyline’s Stargazing experience
  • Some of the optional activities include bungee jumping, jet boating, Sky Diving, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more
  • Return to the hotel for the night
  • After breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed to Franz Josef (Glacier Region) via Lake Wanaka and Fox Glacier town
  • Departing Queenstown this morning, travel along the shores of Lakes Wanaka and Hawea to the Haast Pass, the gateway to World Heritage Westland National Park
  • Continue up the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers
  • For self-drive clients, entry to the Glacier Hot Pools (Franz Josef) is included
  • Overnight stay in Franz Josef
  • After breakfast, travel north to Greymouth today and board the Tranz Alpine train (seat in coach guests only)
  • Ascend through lush forests past the alpine village of Arthur’s Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps
  • Travel beside the Waimakariri River to Christchurch
  • On arrival, check-in to the hotel for the night
  • After breakfast, head out for city tour of Christchurch on the famous tram
  • Enjoy the Venice style boat ride on the Avon River
  • You can opt to visit the Antarctic center
  • Return to the hotel for the night
  • Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car
  • This tour ends here
Hotel Details
  • Auckland City Hotel (4-star) in Auckland, or similar
  • Distinction Hotel (4-star) in Rotorua, or similar
  • Heartland Hotel Queenstown (3-star) in Queenstown, or similar
  • Rain Forest Retreat (3-star) in Franz Josef, or similar
  • Heartland Hotel (3-star) in Christchurch, or similar
  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Rental vehicle pick up from Auckland Airport for self-drive
  • Transfer to hotel on SIC
  • Auckland City tour
  • Sky Tower entry
  • Waitomo Glow Worm Caves tour
  • Agrodome Farm Show
  • Te Puia cultural centre and Whakarewarewa thermal valley
  • Milford Sound Cruise with lunch
  • Skyline Gondola ride
  • Hot pools at Franz Josef
  • Christchurch city tour on tram
  • Punting on the Avon river boat ride
  • Sightseeing suggestions, tips and driving directions provided
  • Airfare
  • Internal NZ flights
  • Visa
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Expenses of personal nature or any other incidental expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
  • 5% GST applicable, if payment is initiated to a domestic account

Please note that once your booking is confirmed, you will receive an e-mail on your registered email confirming your booking.

Please note that these packages are customizable, which means that you will be able to make changes to the itinerary/activity if you so desire. The final payment will be calculated as per the activities reflecting on the website which will be outlined in the confirmatory e-mail sent to you

Please note that the itineraries are subject to change. The inclusions, however, will remain the same.

In case of cancellation, 100% of the package cost will be applicable as the cancellation fee.

Flights: The cancellation policy of flights is determined by the airline that you have booked with and our cancellation policy will mirror the same.

Hotels: All hotel cancellations are based on the hotel cancellation policy mentioned in the vouchers. Any refunds or cancellations are subject to this policy.

Trains: The cancellation policy of trains are determined by the train company that you have booked with and our cancellation policy will mirror the same.

Activities and transfers: All activities and transfers cancellations are based on their cancellation policy mentioned in the vouchers/itinerary PDF. Any refunds or cancellations are subject to their policy.

Visa, insurance, planning fees and other taxes: No refund shall be provided for the same upon cancellation.

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