Travel to the stunning backdrop for Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings where Moari culture and a relaxed atmosphere promise an experience like no other.
Auckland • Seals and Whales • Falls, Lakes and Mountains • Milford Sound • Queenstwon
Day 1 Fly from the UK to Auckland.
Day 2 Transfer from the airport to the hotel for dinner.
Day 3 Auckland city tour, Waikato River, Waitomo Caves, the amazing Glow Worm Grotto and Lake Rotorua.
Day 4 Watch the Agrodome sheep Show followed by an afternoon at leisure.
Day 5 View the Huka Falls, Taupo, Mt. Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park. Then along the Kapiti Coast to Wellington.
Day 6 Morning at leisure in Wellington, cruise on Queen Charlotte Sound and across the Cook Strait to the seaside village of Picton.
Day 7 Meet fur seals at Ohau Point and watch whales at Kaikoura, then travel the scenic Pacific route to Christchurch.
Day 8 Morning at leisure then Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki, Church of the Good Shepherd and Mt. Cook National Park.
Day 9 Waitaki Hydro Power Scheme and Benmore Dam, Oamaru white limestone buildings, Dunedin and afternoon at leisure.
Day 10 Morning at leisure, then Te Anau, on the shores of the largest lake in the South Island.
Day 11 Fiordland National Park to Milford Sound for a cruise, Mirror Lake, Cleddau Valley, the Chasm, Mitre Peak, Bowen Falls, Devil's Staircase and the shores of Lake Wakatipu before a Queenstown tour.
Day 12 Day at leisure in Queenstown and dinner with farm show.
Day 13 Arrowtown, on the Arrow River. Lakes Dunstan, Hawea and Wanaka, Haast Pass, Thunder Creek Falls and a rainforest walk. Finally Franz Josef glacier.
Day 14 Hokitika, home of the native greenstone, then board the TranzAlpine railway.
Day 15 Transfer to Christchurch airport for the return flight to the UK.
Day 16 Arrive in the UK.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
All hotels are a minimum standard of 3 star. Full details of the hotels will be provided with your quotation.
Your tour includes:
• Flights from the UK to New Zealand
• Return transfers from destination airport to the hotels
• 13 nights half board accommodation
• English speaking guide
• Excursion program as detailed in the itinerary
• Coach and ferry travel as detailed in the itinerary
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