Both-Islands Tour Package

Tour Package of Both Island - B1 12 Nights 13 Days

What's Included?

• Airport & Terminal transfers
• 12 nights’ accommodation with breakfast
• Auckland Highlights
• Kelly Tarltons Underwater World experience & Sky Tower
• Bay of Islands, Waitangi Treaty House, Cape Brett – Hole in the Rock cruise
• Waitomo glow worm caves, Agrodome Sheep show, Maori concert
• Maori Arts & Crafts Institute, Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve
• International Antarctic Centre, Whale watch cruise, Mt Cook
• Milford Sound cruise, Glacier viewing
• Coastal Pacific & Tranzalpine trains, lunch as per itinerary & Tax.

Duration

13 days

Destination Covered

New Zealand, Christchurch, Tongariro National Park and Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Best Suited

All
Day 1: Arrive Auckland
On arrival in Auckland, 'The City of Sails', seat in coach passengers will be met by our local representative and privately transferred to your hotel. Self-drive passengers will collect your rental car at the airport and drive to your hotel.
STAY - Auckland

Day 2: Auckland (B)
Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Auckland city including a visit to Kelly Tarltons Underwater World and Antarctic Encounter & the Sky Tower. The remainder of the day is free.
STAY - Auckland

Day 3: Auckland - Bay of Islands (B, L)
Travel north over Auckland's Harbour Bridge and along the Hibiscus Coast. There is the opportunity to view mighty Kauri Trees enroute. The journey continues, travelling through Whangarei, Northland's only major city and port, before arriving in the beautiful Bay of Islands. This afternoon enjoy a guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds to learn about New Zealand's historic treaty signed between the British Crown and the Maori Chieftains. Following this, take a 'Hole in the Rock and Cape Brett' cruise. Later this evening return to Auckland.
STAY - Auckland

Day 4: Auckland - Waitomo – Rotorua (B, L)
Travel south through the fertile Waikato region to arrive at Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour of the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves including an underground boat ride viewing the millions of glow worms on the cavern roof. On completion continue over the forested Mamaku Ranges to reach the 'Thermal City' of Rotorua. On arrival in Rotorua see New Zealand's agricultural industry in action with a sheep shearing display and sheep dog trials at the Agrodome. Following this, visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see the Maori Cultural performance and the boiling mudpools and roaring geysers.
STAY - Rotorua

Day 5: Rotorua – Christchurch (B)
Depart in the morning on your domestic flight from Rotorua to Christchurch (airfare is NOT included). Christchurch is known as the 'Garden City’. On arrival you will visit to the World's Best Antarctic Attraction. The International Antarctic Centre it’s the "must see" attraction of Christchurch. Twice judged "The Best Attraction" in NZ, the Antarctic Centre is a polar experience (Admission included). After this wonderful experience you shall check-in your hotel. Later, in the afternoon you may relax OR move around the city to uncover its rich history, you can visit the Canterbury Museum & Art Gallery, Mona Vale, Hagley Park, Botanical Garden etc.,.
STAY - Christchurch

Day 6: Christchurch (B)
Today you shall proceed to Kaikoura by the Coastal Pacific train to enjoy the famous Whale watch cruise (Admission included) or an optional scenic flight (Optional activities not included in tour price). In the afternoon you will again return by the same Coastal Pacific train to reach the 'Garden City' of Christchurch. You shall be transferred to your accommodation.
STAY - Christchurch

Day 7: Christchurch - Mt Cook – Queenstown (B)
Travel across the fertile Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo and the Church of the Good Shepherd before continuing on to New Zealand's highest mountain - Mt Cook. Depart Mt Cook and follow the shores of Lake Pukaki south through the historic Central Otago region to the 'Alpine Resort' of Queenstown.
STAY - Queenstown

Day 8: Milford Sound (B, L)
Follow the southern arm of Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden, and onward to Lake Te Anau. Enter the Eglinton Valley and travel through the Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls. Here you shall be served with a Lunch Pack. In the evening return to Queenstown.
STAY - Queenstown

Day 9: Queenstown (B)
A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, canyon swing, jet-boating, white water rafting, gondola rides, skydiving and much more. Optional activities not included in the tour price.

Below are the links for your ready reference of the following activities:
- The world’s most exciting Jet Boat ride http://www.shotoverjet.com
- Horse Riding http://www.dartstables.com |- Ballooning http://www.ballooningnz.com
- Paragliding http://www.skytrek.co.nz |- Skydiving http://www.nzoneskydive.co.nz/home
- Shotover Canyon Swing http://www.canyonswing.co.nz
- Parasailing http://www.paraflights.co.nz |Walter Peak Farm Tour https://www.realjourneys.co.nz
- Nevis Arc Swing OR Nevis Bungy etc., http://www.bungy.co.nz/the-nevis/the-nevis-swing

[We can assist in booking all your activities for a SPECIAL price. Recommended Skydiving]
STAY - Queenstown

Day 10: Queenstown - Glacier Regions (B)
Depart Queenstown and travel via Lake Wanaka and through the historic Haast Pass, gateway to the World Heritage Westland National Park. Continue up the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. You will walk to the viewing platform to closely watch the glaciers.
STAY - Glaciers

Day 11: Glacier Region (B)
A full day at leisure to explore this magnificent glacier region. Optional activities include a scenic flight or guided walk on one of the glaciers. Optional activities not included in the tour price. Enjoy a breathtaking guided glacier walk onto the world famous Fox Glacier with New Zealand's most experienced glacier guiding company; They offer a full range of Fox Glacier tours and ice adventures to suit all fitness levels....
Half Day Guided Glacier Walks - a suitable family activity, All Day Guided walks for the more adventurous
Thrilling helicopter flights to and from a more remote part of the glacier on Guided Heli-hikes
Gentle, informative Valley Guided Walks to the dynamic glacier face
Day Heli-Treks & Overnight Alpine Trekking high above Fox Glacier with superb views of NZ's highest peaks
Ice climbing Adventures - expert instruction, small groups, Heli-ice climbing options

[We can assist in booking all your activities for a SPECIAL price. Recommended Heli-hike]
STAY - Glaciers

Day 12: Glacier Region - Greymouth – Christchurch (B)
Travel north to Greymouth and board the world famous Tranzalpine train (seat in coach passengers only). Ascend through lush beech forests past the alpine village of Arthur's Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps. Travel over Canterbury Plains to Christchurch.
STAY - Christchurch

Day 13: Christchurch - Departure Day (B)
Deposit and Payment:
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Cancellation Fees:
45 OR more days before departure, NZ$150 per person. Within 45 days before departure, loss of deposit. Within 10 days of departure 50% of the tour cost. No refund will be due within 24 hours of travel date. If you cancel, then each case will be considered on its own merits, as it will be dependent on charges made by individual suppliers and operators. Setting up your tour is complicated, as is cancelling the arrangements.

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