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TranzScenic New Zealand - Auckland / Rotorua / Queenstown / Franz Josef / Christchurch (10 Nights / 11 Days)
 
Holiday Highlight
Kelly tarlton Waitomo Glowworms Caves Thermal Rotorua Milford Sound
Glacier TranzAlpine Train Christchurch Half Day City Tour    
 
Day 01 :
Auckland
Arrive in the City of sails and transfere to the Accomodation. Afternoon free for relaxation, shopping, personal activity, casino etc  (2 Nts).
 
Day 02 :
Auckland
A city sights tour will include the Waterfront Drive, downtown area and a visit to Kelly Tarltons.  Journey beneath the waterfront to a sub-terranean world where penguins parade in a wonderland of ice and snow, whole sharks, giant eels, stingrays and scores of shimmering fish swim the ocean like depths of the giant aquariums. 
 
Day 03 :

Auckland / Waitomo / Rotorua
Today travel south to Rotorua via the rich pastoral province of Waikato. Enjoy a lunch in the rural surrounds of the King Country then travel on to the fascinating Waitomo Caves. Here you will experience a guided tour of the famous Glowworm Grotto featuring an underground boat ride. Continue on via Lake Karapiro to arrive in Rotorua.  In the evening enjoy a unique Maori Hangi (feast) optional. (2 Nts)

Kelly Tarlton
Kelly Tarlton
 
 Champagne Pool Wai O Tapu
Champagne Pool Wai O Tapu
Day 04 :

Rotorua Sightseeing
Visit Rotorua's leading attractions and experience the scenic beauty, history and culture of Rotorua. The  Morning Tour of Rotorua including seeing boiling mud pools and mighty geysers at Whakarewarewa. During your guided tour of the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute you will see demonstrations of Maori carving and weaving. The Paradise valley Springs offers a unqiue showcase of native flora and fauna while the Agrodome Sheep Show is an entertaining 'hands on' experience - an animated insight into New Zealand farming.  Enjoy some free time in Rotorua to shop and have lunch (own expense).  Optional Gondola and the entry to Famous Polynesian Spa.

 
Day 05 :
Rotorua / Queenstown (Airfare not Included)
Fly to Queenstown and enjoy free time to explore the adventure capitol of the world. We suggest Shotover Jet Boat, Gondola, Paragliding, Bungy Jumping, etc. 3 Nts accommodation.
Day 06 :

Milford Sound Day Excursion
Travel along the shores of Lake Wakatipu to Te Anau, gateway to the Fiordland National Park. View the Mirror lakes as you continue through the Eglinton Valley. From the Homer Tunnel emerge into the Cleddau Valley.  Join your Milford Sound Red Boat cruise, for an unforgettable experience, and explore the wonder of this majestic fiord. Journey to the mouth of the sound and see the seals and dolphins, which inhabit this part of the world. Return to Queenstown.

 
Day 07 :

Queenstown
A free day to explore this premier resort with its extensive range of attractions. Suggested activities include a Lake cruise on the Earnslaw and a ride on the Shotover Jet. The daring may consider white water rafting, parapenting off Bob’s Peak, or a thrilling bungee jump and for strong heart the ultimate Sky Diving. Included is the Bob’s Peak (and light refreshment) gondola ride for magnificent alpine and Lake Wakatipu views.

 
Day 08 :

Queenstown / Franz Josef
Depart Queenstown via the Kawarau Gorge with its thundering river. Journey past Lakes Dunstan, Hawea and Wanaka. Enter the West Coast Rain Forest as you climb over Haast Pass. Wind your way down through towering mountains with their cascading waterfalls to the coast. Cross the Haast River, pass tranquil lakes encircled with native forest, to the Glaciers. Tonight will be spent at either Fox or Franz Josef Glacier..  We suggest a scenic helicopter flight or guided tour (own expense) to view the glacier more closely and enjoy the stunning scenery this region has to offer (Subject to time and weather permiting).

   
Day 09 :

Franz Josef / Christchurch
Today travel to Greymouth and board the scenic Tranz Alpine Express for a journey famous for its spectacular mountain scenery. Traverse the Southern Alps, which divide the East and West coasts of the South Island. Travel across the Canterbury Plains to Christchurch arriving at approximately 6.40pm. Overnight accommodation.

   
Day 10 : Christchurch
Morning tour of the city and rest of the afternoon free for leisure, last minute shopping and personal activities.
   
Day 11 :

Christchurch
Depart for the Airport.

 
Self Drive Option Available for the Tour – Check with us
   
Milford Sound
Milford Sound
Playing in Snow Tranz Alpine Arthur Pass Station
Playing in Snow Tranz Alpine Arthur Pass Station
A Perfect Day in Christchurch
A Perfect Day in Christchurch
 
Holiday Includes

10 Nts Accommodation

10 Breakfast

Auckland City Tour with Kelly Tarlton

Waitomo Caves

Whakrewarewa / Paradise Valley Spring / Agrodome Sheep Show

Full Day Excursion to Milford Sound
Bob’s peak Gondola, Luge Ride in Queenstown TranzAlpine Train
Christchurch half day City Sightseeing Airport transfers
All Transfers and Sightseeing SIC    
Cost Motels Deluxe Premium
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