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    Arrive Auckland

    Day 1 Arrive Auckland

    Welcome to Auckland! On arrival at Auckland airport you will clear customs and collect your bags. You will collect your rental car and drive to Auckland hotel. Check in the hotel and freshen up. Rest of the day is free and easy for your to explore the place. Overnight at hotel in Auckland. Meals: None Recommended Activities: • Visit the Sky Tower at Sky city hotel • American Cup Sailing
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    Auckland – Bay of Island: Day at Leisure

    Day 2 Auckland – Bay of Island: Day at Leisure

    After breakfast, you will check out and Travel north over Auckland’s Harbour Bridge and along the Hibiscus Coast. The journey continues through Whangarei, Northland’s only major city, before arriving in the beautiful Bay of Islands. On arrival at the Bay of Islands check in the hotel and freshen up. Rest of the evening is free for your to explore at the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Bay of Island. Meals: Breakfast
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    Bay of islands: Afternoon Hole in the Rock Cruise

    Day 3 Bay of islands: Afternoon Hole in the Rock Cruise

    Breakfast at the hotel. Morning is free and easy. Later in afternoon you will depart for the tour of Hole in the Rock Cruise. You will be picked from the hotel foyer for the tour. Cruise through the sheltered waters of the Bay of Islands on Dolphin Seeker, a purpose built dolphin and whale watching catamaran. Enjoy the large outdoor viewing decks as we cruise past the islands of the Bay. Keep a look out for common and bottlenose dolphins, whales and other marine life as we get you up close to the action from the comfort of Dolphin Seeker. Our catamaran is licensed by DOC (the Department of Conservation) for dolphin viewing. Enjoy the views as you cruise past the Cape Brett Lighthouse, before arriving at the majestic Hole in the Rock – hold your breath as the skipper navigates through the narrow space and admire the rock walls which soar above you. Take in the Grand Cathedral Cave before heading back into the sheltered waters of the Bay. Overnight at hotel in Bay of Island. Meals: Breakfast
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    Bay of Island – Auckland: Day at Leisure

    Day 4 Bay of Island – Auckland: Day at Leisure

    Breakfast at the hotel. Morning is free and easy for you to explore the beaches of Bay of Islands. Later check out and drive back to Auckland. Check in the Auckland hotel and freshen up. Overnight at hotel in Auckland. Meals: Breakfast Recommended Activities: • Auckland afternoon City highlights • Auckland Jet Boat ride
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    Auckland – Rotorua: Skyline Gondola & Luge ride

    Day 5 Auckland – Rotorua: Skyline Gondola & Luge ride

    Breakfast at the hotel. Later you will check out and Farewell the ‘City of Sails’ as you travel south to reach the market garden area of Pukekohe. Continue through Hamilton – New Zealand’s fourth largest city and the fertile Waikato region to the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua. This afternoon is free in Rotorua. Check in the hotel at Rotorua and freshen up. Rest of the evening is free and easy. The Skyline gondola and luge ride tickets are included. Overnight at hotel in Rotorua. Meals: Breakfast Recommended Activities: • Polynesian Spa • Visit the Thermal Geyser and later Maori Concert with dinner
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    Rotorua – Tongariro National Park

    Day 6 Rotorua – Tongariro National Park

    After breakfast, leave the Thermal City behind, drive to Taupo, home of New Zealand’s largest lake and the majestic Huka Falls. Take some time to explore Taupo region and the lake before driving around the edge of Lake Taupo and into the Tongariro National Park. Recommended Activities: Jet Boat Ride at the Hukka falls Check in the hotel at the Tongariro National Park. Rest of the evening is free. Overnight at hotel in Tongariro National Park. Meals: Breakfast
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    Tongariro National Park: Tongario Crossing Guided Walk

    Day 7 Tongariro National Park: Tongario Crossing Guided Walk

    Breakfast at the hotel. Depart today for Tongario Crossing. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing spans the length of Mt Tongariro (19.4Ks) and takes about 7-9 hours. You start from the Mangatepopo Valley and walk over towards the Ketetahi road end as this will minimise the climbing involved. Pick up from your accommodation in either, National Park Village, Taupo, Turangi, or Whakapapa Village. The Group price includes:-A guide to customer ratio of maximum 1:10 (generally 1:6-8) crampon & ice axe, meeting at our base at 7.30am with return transport to our base at approx 5pm and a well-earned refreshment at the finish. We have a great range of quality outdoor: clothing, boots, and equipment designed for winter conditions. Minimum number for a group is 4 people but you don’t need to worry about that we will put you into a group if you are an individual. You need no experience and you do not need to have any outdoor clothing or equipment, we provide and give guidance on the use of all equipment and any gear or clothing needs for a safe day out. We limit our trips sizes to a maximum of 4 guides and we like to mix the groups so that everyone gets to enjoy the day regardless of their age ability or fitness. After the tour you will be dropped back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Tongario National Park. Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
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    National Park – Wellington: Day at Leisure

    Day 8 National Park – Wellington: Day at Leisure

    After breakfast, you will depart the central plateau and head south through the farmlands to the capital city Wellington. You will drive to the hotel and check in. Rest of the day is free and easy. Overnight at hotel in Wellington. Meals: Breakfast Recommended Activities: • Te papa Museum • City tour of Wellington
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    Wellington – Nelson: Day at Leisure

    Day 9 Wellington – Nelson: Day at Leisure

    After breakfast, you will check out and return your car back in wellington to take the inter islander ferry to Picton. Travel through the Marlborough Sounds and enjoy the scenic view from the ferry. On arrival in Picton, collect your rental car and continue through the Queen Charlotte Drive to Nelson. Check in the hotel and rest of the evening is free. Overnight at the hotel in Nelson. Meals: Breakfast Recommended Activities: Afternoon Wine tasting tours
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    Nelson: Abel Tasman Scenic Cruise

    Day 10 Nelson: Abel Tasman Scenic Cruise

    Breakfast at the hotel. Morning is free and easy for you. Later in afternoon you will depart for the Scenic Cruise with Abel Tasman Sea Shuttles is a trip you will never forget. Our water taxis depart up to four times a day, seven days a week from Kaiteriteri Beach. Abel Tasman Scenic Boat Cruise from Kaiteriteri. Sit back and relax as we depart from picturesque Kaiteriteri Beach on a scenic cruise into the majestic Abel Tasman National Park. View world-famous Split Apple Rock, fur seals, golden sands and the crystal-clear waters of Torrent, Bark, Tonga, Awaroa and Totaranui Beaches before you return to Kaiteriteri. A great 3 or 4 hour cruise for all ages. After the cruise you will return back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Nelson. Meals: Breakfast
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    Nelson: Day at Leisure – Greymouth

    Day 11 Nelson: Day at Leisure – Greymouth

    Breakfast at the hotel, Check out. Travel through the picturesque Nelson lakes district to reach the rugged West Coast. Overnight at the hotel in Greymouth. Meals: Breakfast Recommended Activity: Visit the pancake rocks at Punakaiki
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    Greymouth – Glacier Region: Glacier Hot Pool

    Day 12 Greymouth – Glacier Region: Glacier Hot Pool

    Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Farewell Greymouth and continue south along the West Coast to reach the glacier region. Check in the hotel and free and easy. Later in the evening depart for the Glacier Hot Pool - Nestled in a heavily wooded rainforest, beneath mature 30 metre tall trees, the temperatures of the three main pools and three secluded private pools range from 36 to 40 degrees. Massage facilities add to an atmosphere of complete indulgence. Amid this tranquil and enticing setting, the natural water features and call of native birds calm the mind and nourish the spirit. As you immerse yourself into the Glacier Hot Pools, day-to-day worries disappear as our team takes care of the finer details. Towels, lockers, swim clothing retail and refreshment facilities are all available on site. Our three public pools weave their way through the rainforest and offer a superb place to relax and rejuvenate in nature. Ranging in temperature from 36 to 40 degrees, and covered by giant sails offering protection from the elements, the pools are in perfect synergy with the environment. Overnight at hotel in Glacier Region. Meals: Breakfast
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    Glacier Region: Glacier Valley walk tour

    Day 13 Glacier Region: Glacier Valley walk tour

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today depart for the Glacier Tour. The ultimate New Zealand adventure tour, offering a range of glacier hiking tours to suit all levels of fitness and ability. Glacier Valley Walk 3hrs - Franz Josef Glacier at its most dynamic! Your Glacier Valley Walk will take you up alongside the mighty Waiho River bed following the glaciers path of retreat in this remarkable landscape. Here you will learn about the glacier's history, see what is left behind by this majestic giant, and learn the legend of Ka Roimata o Hinehukatere. Near the terminal face, you will cross over the public barriers and after a brief climb you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the rapidly changing terminal face of the glacier. This leisurely and informative trip is customised to suit every walking group, no trip is exactly the same. Accessing exclusive trails and including a summit snack and great storytelling from your guide there has never been a more extraordinary time to visit Franz Josef Glacier. **Please note this trip does not take you onto the ice. Overnight at hotel in Glacier Region. Meals: Breakfast Recommended Activity: Scenic Helicopter flight with landing on the glaciers
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    Glacier Region – Queenstown: Skyline Gondola and Luge

    Day 14 Glacier Region – Queenstown: Skyline Gondola and Luge

    Breakfast at the hotel and Check out. Depart the Glacier Region today through spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to Haast Pass, gateway to World Heritage Westland National Park. Follow the shores of Lakes Hawea and Wanaka to Queenstown, arriving late in the afternoon. Check in the hotel and rest of the day is free. Later you can enjoy the Skyline Gondola and Luge ride. Fast convenient access to the best views in the region! Reputed to be the steepest lift in the Southern Hemisphere, the gondola carries visitors high above Queenstown to the Skyline complex located on Bob's Peak. If you're looking for thrills, Skyline Luge is a fun-packed, gravity-fuelled ride suitable for all ages and abilities. Once is never enough! Overnight at hotel in Queenstown. Meals: Breakfast Recommended Activities: TSS Earnslaw Cruise
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    Queenstown: Day at Leisure

    Day 15 Queenstown: Day at Leisure

    Breakfast at the hotel and today the whole day is free for various activities. Overnight at hotel in Queentown. Meals: Breakfast Recommended Activities: • Jet Boat riding • Bungy Jump • Sky diving • White water rafting • Scenic Helicopter flight
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    Queenstown – Te Ananu: Day at Leisure

    Day 16 Queenstown – Te Ananu: Day at Leisure

    Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Depart Queenstown this morning for the short journey to Te Anau. Check in the hotel and rest of the day is free for various activities. Overnight at hotel in Te Ananu. Meals: Breakfast Recommended Activities: • Excursion to Te Ananu Glow Worm Tour • Excursion to Milford sound cruise
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    Te Ananu – Dunedin: Speight Brewery Tour

    Day 17 Te Ananu – Dunedin: Speight Brewery Tour

    After breakfast, you will check out and drive through historical Central Otago to the Scottish influenced city of Dunedin. Check in the hotel and rest for some time and freshen up. You will self-drive and proceed to Speights Brewery tour. Since 1876, Speight’s Brewery has become one of Dunedin and Otago’s biggest icons. Not just the “Pride of the South”, the Speight’s brand is one of New Zealand’s most loved beers. The Speight’s Brewery Tour is an award winning interactive and informative guided tour through our historic working brewery. If you like beer, you’ll love this tour. But it’s just as rewarding for history buffs or those seeking to discover a few secrets from our brewers. On the tour you’ll see, smell, touch and taste the ingredients that go into making Speight’s beers - and of course get to sample some for yourself. Tour duration – 90 minutes (includes tasting and appreciation session). After tour you will drive back to the hotel and rest for the evening. Overnight at hotel in Dunedin. Meals: Breakfast
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    Dunedin: Afternoon Penguin and Seal Tour

    Day 18 Dunedin: Afternoon Penguin and Seal Tour

    Breakfast at the hotel. Morning is free and easy for you to explore the optional activities. Later in the after you will depart for the Penguin and Seal Tour. oin your coach to commence a half day Peninsula Encounters Tour. This is the ultimate Otago Peninsula tour - a memorable wildlife experience with a unique insight into some of the world's rarest wildlife. Travel the length and breadth of the Otago Peninsula: one of the world's few untouched areas, with amazing wildlife and spectacular scenery. This wildlife trek enables close, secluded viewing of the unique and world-renowned wildlife living on the Peninsula. In addition to the 15 20 species of marine and wading birds, the main 'stars' you will see include the Royal Albatross, Hookers Sealions, Blue Penguins, New Zealand Fur Seals and Yellow Eyed Penguins. After the tour you will return back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Dunedin. Meals: Breakfast Recommended Activities: • Cadbury World Tour • Visit the Larnach Castle
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    Dunedin – Christchurch: Day at Leisure

    Day 19 Dunedin – Christchurch: Day at Leisure

    After breakfast, check out. Depart Dunedin and travel north to the Garden City of Christchurch. Check in the hotel and rest of the evening is free. Overnight at hotel in Christchurch. Meals: Breakfast Recommended Activities: • Visit the Botanical Gardens • Punting on River Avon
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    Christchurch – Depart

    Day 20 Christchurch – Depart

    After breakfast, you will check out and drive to the airport. Drop off the car at the rental car drop off area and make your way to your gate. Take the flight back home with wonderful memories of New Zealand!! Meal: Breakfast
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    Accomodation

    Location Premium (4.5 – 5*) Deluxe (3.5 - 4.5*) Standard (2.5 - 3.5*)
    Wellington James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor West Plaza
    Dunedin Scenic hotel The Victoria Hotel Dunedin
    Te Anau Distinction Luxmore The Village Inn
    Greymouth Kingsgate Hotel Kingsgate Hotel
    Nelson Trailways Motor Inn Grand Mecure Nelson
    Tongariro National Park Chateau Tongario Hotel Skotel Alpine Resort
    Bay of Island Scenic Hotel Tanoa Pahia Hotel
    Glacier Region Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier Heartlands hotel
    Christchurch Chateau on park The Ashely hotel
    Queenstown Copthorne Hotel Heartland hotel
    Rotorua Distinction Hotel Ibis hotel - Sudima
    Auckland Heritage Hotel Auckland City Hotel
    Note: Accommodation will be provided in the Hotels/Resorts mentioned above or in similar category.
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    Package Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • 19 nights’ accommodation as per the above itinerary • Breakfast at all the hotels • 20 days car rental in New Zealand – IDAR Intermediate Car with basic insurance • Pick the car from Auckland airport on Day 1 and Drop off at Wellington Ferry terminal day 09 • Pick the car from Picton ferry terminal on Day 09 and Drop off at Christchurch airport on day 20 • Sightseeing as mentioned in the above itinerary

    Exclusions

    • International and Domestic airfare, • GPS for the car – NZD 12per day • Car pick and drop off fees, Parking charges for car • Visa Charges, • Early check in the hotel • Late checkout of the hotels • Optional activities • Travel Insurance, • Tips and Porterage, • Expenses of personal nature, Services not part of inclusion list.
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    Package Price (per person)

    Validity: 01 Apr 2017 to 30 Apr 2018 BARRING PEAK AND BLOCK OUT PERIODS

    Rooming Basis Premium (4.5 – 5*) Deluxe (3.5 - 4.5*) Standard (2.5 - 3.5*)
    Adult Twin Sharing - NZD 4432 NZD 3830
    EXCL GST OF 5.00%
    Package Price may vary as per actual Date of Travel
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