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Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive In Auckland
Upon arrival you will be met by our local representative in the arrival hall and transferred to hotel in a private vehicle. Visit Sky tower in the evening (included) later take a short walk to Viaduct harbor. Overnight at hotel.
The Viaduct Harbour provides upmarket dining, starting at $30 for mains. Whilst this location has some very nice bars and restaurants, be wary of certain restaurants lacking ...
Viaduct Harbour Holdings Limited Level 5 16 Viaduct Harbour Avenue Auc...
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Day 2: Auckland Sightseeing
After breakfast, today morning See firsthand why Auckland is regarded as one of the best cities in the world to live in, as you join this half day tour around the central city and picturesque suburbs. Self drive customers will pick up their rental car and go for sightseeing on self drive. Our journey begins with a short trip over the Harbour Bridge to the North Shore before returning to the central city to visit Queen St and the Auckland Viaduct. We continue on through the Auckland Domain, the city's oldest park, situated on a 62,000 year old volcano to Parnell Village for our morning tea stop. The historic buildings of Parnell have been transformed in to a trendy shopping area featuring many boutiques, antique, craft and specialty shops. Following this brief stop our tour will then take you along the scenic waterfront route of Tamaki Drive to the Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park, in Mission Bay. A memorial to the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand and the founder of the welfare state. Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park has panoramic views over Whenua Rangatira, Auckland city and Waitemata Harbour. This park is a popular wedding and tourist venue, with formal gardens and perfect venue for flying a fabulous array of colourful and creative kites. The tour then returns to downtown. Highlights: Harbour Bridge, Viaduct Harbour, Queen Street, Auckland Domain, Parnell Village, Tamaki Drive Michael Savage Memorial SIC Customers will travel in a coach and self-drive customers will travel in their rental car. Overnight at hotel (B)
Just a short walk east from the city centre, Auckland Domain is New Zealand's oldest municipal park. Founded in 1840 by Governor Hobson, the Domain features the Auckland War ...
(Across Grafton Bridge)
Day 3: Auckland – Rotorua Via Waitomo
After breakfast, today morning you will travel across the rich Waikato farmland for Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitomo Caves (included) and a boat ride through the famous Glow-Worm grotto. Enjoy twinkling lights emitting from the ceiling like stars in a dark night. Later travel across to forested Mamaku Range to arrive at the thermal resort of Rotorua. SIC Customers will travel in a coach and self-drive customers will travel in their rental car. Overnight at hotel (B)
Travel from Auckland to Rotorua
Fly to Rotorua
Fly to Tauranga, bus
Day 4: Rotorua Sightseeing
After breakfast, today we proceed to AGRODOME (included) to witness the Agrodome Agricultural Show, where you will be entertained by New Zealand's performing sheep and other attractions. Later proceed to visit TE-PUIA thermal village (included) known for its hot springs, geysers and boiling mud pools. Watch the Maori craftsmen and learn about the traditional arts of carving and weaving and RAINBOW SPRINGS (included) to see the flower and fauna of New Zealand. SIC Customers will travel in a coach and self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.Evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel (B)
Rainbow Springs Nature Park Beautifully landscaped nature park featuring sculptured ponds with cuy fish and gardens including Kiwi birds and other native New Zealand ...
Day 5: Rotorua - Queenstown
After breakfast, travel to Rotorua airport and board your flight to Queenstown (flight not included), upon arrival in Alpine city travel to your hotel. Evening at leisure. SIC Customers will travel in a shared van and self-drive customers will travel in their rental car. Overnight at hotel (B)
Travel from Rotorua to Queenstown
Fly from Rotorua
Bus to Auckland, fly
Drive, car ferry
Day 6: Milford Sound Day Tour
After breakfast, this morning we head to MILFORD SOUND CRUISE(included). This famous cruise gives you an opportunity to see MITRE PEAK which is just out of the water and mile high. Go exploring with a nature guide in the tender vessels and kayaks. You may see fur seals lazing on the rocks and lots of sea birds and numerous waterfalls. Return back to the hotel in the evening. SIC Customers will travel in a coach and self-drive customers will travel in their rental car. Overnight at the hotel. (B)
Day 7: Queenstown Day Free For Optional Activities
After breakfast, today you have an option to enjoy the exciting SHOTOVER JET BOAT RIDE, LEDGE BUNGY JUMP, RIVER RAFTING, SKY DIVING OR SKY SWING (activities not included) Overnight in hotel. (B)
Experience the exhilarating adrenaline pumping rapids of this infamous river. Begin with an unforgettable coach trip on the historic Skippers Road along old goldminers trails ...
Day 8: Queenstown- Glacier Region
After breakfast, this morning, leave for Franz Joseph. Discover the rugged scenery along one of New Zealand's most awe-inspiring highways. The viewing platforms overlooking Franz Josef show the sheer size and beauty of these natural wonders and provide fantastic photo opportunities. . SIC Customers will travel in a coach and self-drive customers will travel in their rental car. Overnight in hotel. (B)
This tour from Franz Josef to Queenstown will take you through some amazing scenery on New Zealand's West Coast. Throughout the duration you'll have the chance to view a ...
Queenstown to Franz Josef (one way), Queenstown, New Zealand
Travel from Queenstown to Fox Glacier
Bus InterCity Coachlines
Day 9: To Christchurch Via Greymouth
After breakfast, check out from hotel and leave to Greymouth. On arrival you will board Tranz Alpine train (Seat in coach customers only) for one of the most scenic train journeys in the world. On arrival in Christchurch you will be transferred to hotel. . SIC Customers will travel in a coach and self-drive customers will travel in their rental car. Overnight at hotel. (B)
Travel from Fox Glacier to Greymouth
Day 10: Departure Day
After breakfast SIC customers will be transferred to airport in a shared vehicle. Self-drive customers will travel their rental car, drop the car at airport branch and board your flight for onward journey (flight not included)