NZ Tour for 12N/13D
Seat-in-Coach | Car Rental
12 nights / 13 days
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 - BAY OF ISLANDS (B)
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, you will take a short ferry ride from the vibrant seaside resort of Paihia to the elegant township of Russell, an early hub of European settlement and now a big-game fishing base. You shall be taken for a sightseeing tour around this fascinating township with its early whaling and political history.
Later in the evening you will enjoy the Night Safari adventure on the BOI Kayak Cruise. We Cruise for around 40 minutes along the local island coastline & up a meandering river that in days gone by sailing ships used to load up Kauri Logs. The Cruise has the added punch of white water kayaking in the dark under a spot lit waterfall or glowing sunset. The scenery is captivating & waterfall exhilarating at this time.
STAY – Paihia
Day 3 - BAY OF ISLANDS (B, L)
Today you will be travelling to Cape Reinga via the spectacular 90 mile beach. Climb the huge sand dunes of this desert-like area. A boxed lunch will be served. This is the northernmost tip of the North Island where the Pacific Ocean crashes into the Tasman Sea. In the evening you will return to Paihia.
STAY – Paihia
Day 4 - BAY OF ISLANDS – AUCKLAND (B, L)
This morning you will enjoy the 'Hole in the Rock and Cape Brett' cruise. Later in the afternoon you shall depart Paihia and return to Auckland 'the City of Sails'.
STAY – Auckland
Day 5 - 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.
In the evening return to Auckland. An evening snack is served on the coach.
STAY – Auckland
Day 6 – AUCKLAND - CHRISTCHURCH (B)
Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Auckland city including a visit to Kelly Tarltons Underwater World and Antarctic Encounter & the Sky Tower. Late afternoon you will be transferred to the Auckland airport to catch your flight to Christchurch [Flight cost NOT included in the price]. On reaching Christchurch you shall be transferred to your accommodation.
STAY - Christchurch
Day 7 - 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 8 – CHRISTCHURCH - DUNEDIN (B)
Travel south by coach over the Canterbury Plains to the cities of Timaru and Oamaru. Follow the coastline to Palmerston and then its over the Kilmog Hill and Mount Cargill to Dunedin - the Edinburgh of the south. Arrive Dunedin 1.45pm. Late afternoon you will enjoy the Otago Peninsula tour to see the Yellow Eyed Penguins/seals etc.,
STAY - Dunedin
Day 9 – DUNEDIN – TE ANAU (B)
Morning at leisure in Dunedin. In the afternoon board the coach for your journey through the lush pastures of Otago and Southland to the lakeside resort of Te Anau, arriving at 6.30pm.
STAY – Te Anau
Day 10 - TE ANAU - MILFORD SOUND – QUEENSTOWN (B, L)
Enter the Eglinton Valley and travel through the breath taking man made Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls. Return to Queenstown.
STAY - Queenstown
Day 11 - 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 12 - QUEENSTOWN - MT COOK – CHRISTCHURCH (B)
Travel through the Central Otago region to Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook or 'Aorangi', the cloud piercer. Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd at Lake Tekapo before travelling across the Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch.
STAY - Christchurch
Day 13 – CHRISTCHURCH - DEPARTURE DAY (B)
Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer OR the return of your rental car.
The above is just a quote and there is no reservation done for the same
The above quote is subject to changes as on actual date of booking
The above quote is subject to changes with change in number of travelling passengers
ROOMS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY
The above quote does not include Early check in or late check out
As per Hotel Policy check in time in any hotels in New Zealand is 1400 hrs and checkout time is 1000 hrs
The above quote may change with the non-availability of cited accommodation OR flight tickets.
INCLUSIONS & ADMISSIONS:
- Airport & Terminal transfers
- 12 nights’ accommodation with breakfast
- Auckland Highlights
- Kelly Tarltons Underwater World experience & Sky Tower
- Bay of Islands, Waitangi Treaty House, Russell ferry and Mini tour
- Night Safari, Cape Brett – Hole in the Rock cruise, Cape Reinga – 90 Mile Beach
- Waitomo glow worm caves, Agrodome Sheep show, Maori concert
- Maori Arts & Crafts Institute, Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve
- Whale watch cruise, Mt Cook
- Milford Sound cruise, Otago Peninsula tour
- Coastal Pacific train, lunch as per itinerary & Tax.
Flight tickets, anything not mentioned in the Itinerary
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT
A deposit of 20%
per person is required to confirm the booking at least 90 days PRIOR to the travel date. Payment of the deposit will
indicate an acceptance of our terms and conditions by the purchaser and/or
passenger. Final payment is due 21 days
(for groups 35 days) before date of travel. In the case of bookings made
less than 21 days (for groups 35 days) before the date of commencement, full
payment must be made at the time of booking. Payments NOT received within the stipulated time
frame may attract a late payment fee of
2% on the due amount.
45 OR more days before departure, NZ$200 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.
In case any of your events booked through TT Tours are required to
be cancelled due to any unforeseen OR bad weather conditions, then you will be
entitled for a refund of the booking amount as per the supplier’s terms in the
following month, less NZD30 being our admin charges towards processing the