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Maori Warriors at Tamaki Tours in Rotorua

24 Day NZ / South to North

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Route: Christchurch to Auckland

Take a Grand Tour of New Zealand, exploring our magnificent country at your own pace. Visit our major cities, tourism regions, iconic attractions and hidden gems

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From NZ$2,619.00*
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Take a Grand Tour of New Zealand, exploring our magnificent country at your own pace. Visit our major cities, tourism regions, iconic attractions and hidden gems starting in Christchurch and completing your journey in Auckland.

Travel first to the township of Twizel, gateway to the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. Head south to Dunedin our Scottish influenced city. Travel to quaint Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland where you will cruise the Milford Sound. Explore the alpine resort of Queenstown, including an awe-inspiring gondola ride 450 metres above the region. Visit Wanaka and Franz Joseph township just five kilometres from the glacier of the same name. Explore creative Nelson, home to a thriving local arts and crafts scene before travelling on to Picton.

Cross Cook Strait by Interislander ferry to arrive in Wellington our exciting cultural capital. Discover Napier, renowned for its exquisite Art Deco architecture. Just three hours away, arrive in the fascinating geothermal wonderland of Rotorua. Explore the charming townships of the rugged Coromandel Peninsula before heading far north to the Bay of Islands. This beautiful sub tropical region is a marine wonderland of 144 islands. Visit the seaside town of Paihia, the site of the historic signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. Enjoy a sightseeing cruise to coastal landmarks, watch for dolphins, and explore the locale before heading south to complete your journey in cosmopolitan Auckland, the City of Sails.

Includes:
  • 24 days hire of a ZIP Rentals Nissan Tiida (auto) or similar
  • 23 nights selected accommodation taking in Christchurch , Twizel, Dunedin, Te Anau, Queenstown, Wanaka, Franz Josef, Nelson, Wellington, Napier, Rotorua, Whitianga, Paihia & Auckland
  • Milford Sound Nature Cruise including deluxe picnic lunch ex Milford Sound
  • Skyline Gondola + 1 Luge Ride in Queenstown
  • Mitai Maori Village Evening Cultural Experience & Hangi
  • Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock
  • Interislander ferry crossing from Picton to Wellington

VIP Members: Receive FREE entry into Larnach Castle in Dunedin

VIP Members: Receive FREE entry to the Hot Pools in Franz Josef

The standard of accommodation that is used for this package 3 star motel standard

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Itinerary

Itinerary

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Day 1Arrive Christchurch
Arrive in Christchurch and collect car rental and stay 1 night
Day 2Christchurch to Twizel

290 km and 3½ hr drive

Depart Christchurch to Twizel and stay 1 night
Day 3Twizel to Dunedin

260 km and 3 hr drive

Depart Twizel to Dunedin and stay 2 nights
Day 4Dunedin
At Dunedin and get entry to Larnach Castle and Garden
Day 5Dunedin to Te Anau

290 km and 4 hr drive

Depart Dunedin to Te Anau and stay 2 nights
Day 6Milford Sounds
Milford Sounds Scenic Cruise day trip, departs at 11am
Day 7Te Anau to Queenstown

170 km and 2 hr drive

Depart Te Anau to Queenstown and stay 2 nights
Day 8Queenstown
A free day in Queenstown and the inclusion of a pass up the Skyline Gondola
Day 9Queenstown to Wanaka

75 km and 1hr drive

Depart Queenstown to Wanaka and stay 1 night
Day 10Wanaka to Franz Josef

290km 4hr drive

Depart Wanaka to Franz Josef and stay 2 nights
Day 11Franz Josef
At Glacier Region and a change to explore
Day 12Franz Josef to Nelson

490 km and 6½ hr drive

Depart Franz Josef to Nelson and stay 2 nights
Day 13Nelson
At Nelson and a change to explore the region
Day 14Nelson - Picton - Wellington

110 km and 1½hr drive

Depart Nelson to Picton Ferry Terminal and return rental car Catch the Interislander ferry from Picton to Wellington – 3hr journey

Arrive Wellington and collect new rental car and stay 2 nights
Day 15Wellington
At Wellington and get a chance to explore the region
Day 16Wellington to Napier

320 km and 4½ hr drive

Depart Wellington to Napier and stay 1 night
Day 17Napier to Rotorua

225 km and 3 hr drive

Depart Napier to Rotorua and stay 2 nights
Day 18Rotorua
Free day in Rotorua and an evening Cultural show and Hangi with Tamaki Tours
Day 19Rotorua to Whitianga

240 km and 3½ hr drive

Depart Rotorua to Whitianga, Coromandel Peninsula and stay 2 nights
Day 20Whitianga
A chance to explore the Coromandel Peninsula
Day 21Whitianga to Paihia
420 km and 6hr drive Depart Whitianga to Paihia, Bay of Islands and stay for 2 nights
Day 22Paihia
Fullers Hole in the Rock Cruise in the Bay of Islands
Day 23Paihia to Auckland
Depart Paihia to Auckland and stay 1 night
Day 24Depart Auckland

230 km and 3½hr drive

Return rental car and depart Auckland

Terms

Terms

Note all prices are in New Zealand Dollars and are based Twin/Double share. Prices were correct at the time of submission (Mar17)

Valid for sale until 31 August 2017. Valid for travel 01 May - 30 September 2017.

Surcharges & black out periods may apply, particularly during June/July when the Lions Rugby Tour is in New Zealand.

Car hire excess conditions apply: Excess of NZ$2500 + GST applies and will be frozen on a credit card upon collecting the vehicle. Excess reduction options are available, please enquire.

Pick up and drop off hours for car hire are 8am - 5pm daily. After hours pick up and drop off can be arranged for an additional fee. Car parking fees may apply at some hotels.

For further information on this package please quote #578261.

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