New Zealand South Pacific
30 December 2018
Return airfares from your homeport
Ultimate Small Group Tour Coach with 20 luxury leather reclining seats on a full size vehicle, 2 door access and panoramic windows
Professional Coach Captain
Personalised Meet & Greet on arrival
Return airport transfers in New Zealand
10 nights 4.5 star hotel accommodation
2 two night stays
All sightseeing and pre paid attractions
Comprehensive documentation pack
BONUS group photo
GST (New Zealand Goods and Services Tax)
• 10 cooked breakfasts• 8 sumptuous dinners including 2 specialty dinners: Walter Peak Homestead, Queenstown; Farewell Dinner, selected beverages, Christchurch• 1 picnic lunch• 1 Ultimate High Tea, Larnach Castle
Note: Dinner on Day 1 not included for anyone arriving later than 8pm.
Arrive Wellington (D)
On arrival into Wellington you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Meet your travelling companions over a complimentary pre dinner drink.
Hotel InterContinental Wellington (2 nights).
Wellington - New Year’S Eve (B,D)
A highlight will be time to explore Te Papa, NZ’s National Museum. Enjoy an extensive city tour in New Zealand’s capital, Wellington. This afternoon enjoy free time before preparing to see in the New Year with your travelling companions.
Wellington - Picton - Blenheim (B,D)
Board the Interislander Ferry and enjoy the scenery of the Marlborough Sounds. In Picton board the coach for the short journey to Blenheim.
Hotel Chateau Marlborough.
Blenheim - Christchurch (B)
Today’s travel takes you through the alpine village of St Arnaud, the enchanting beech Maruia Forest and the scenic Lewis Pass. Continue South to the garden city of Christchurch for an introductory city sights tour.
Hotel The George.
Christchurch - Dunedin (B,D)
Depart Christchurch and travel south through Oamaru a well preserved Victorian city, famous for its limestone. In Dunedin enjoy a city tour followed by some free time to explore at leisure.
Hotel Distinction Dunedin.
Dunedin - Te Anau (B,D)
Travel along the Otago Peninsula to Larnach Castle where you will hear of the scandalous history on a guided tour followed by an Ultimate High Tea served in the Grand Ballroom. Continue south through Balclutha and Gore to Te Anau.
Hotel Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas
Te Anau - Milford Sound - Queenstown (B,L)
This morning enjoy a fascinating drive to Milford Sound where you board your launch for a cruise on this magnificent fiord. See the spectacular Bowen Falls and Mitre Peak as you enjoy a picnic lunch. Continue to Queenstown where this evening is free to dine at leisure.
Hotel Millennium Hotel Queenstown (2 nights).
QUEENSTOWN (FREE DAY) (B,SD). Today is a free day. There are plenty of sightseeing options and your Local Host is available to assist. This evening board the TSS Earnslaw and cruise to Walter Peak Station. On arrival sit back and relax as you are treated to the best of NZ’s high country cuisine in the Colonel’s Homestead.
Queenstown - Fox Glacier (B,D)
Travel to Arrowtown to visit the Lakes District Museum. Continue via the Haast Pass and see the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you travel to Fox Glacier. You may like to experience a scenic flight (optional) over the spectacular glaciers.
Hotel Distinction Fox Glacier.
Fox Glacier - Christchurch (B,Sd)
Travel to Hokitika and visit the Greenstone Factory. Continue to Arthur’s Pass and board the TranzAlpine, one of the great train journeys of the world. Enjoy the spectacular scenery through to Christchurch. This evening you will be treated to a farewell dinner including selected beverages with your new found friends.
Hotel The George.
Depart Christchurch (B)
Time to say goodbye. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday.
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