Designed Exclusively for APT guests
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options
Perhaps cruise on Waitemata Harbour; enjoy a unique All Blacks experience; visit Auckland Zoo to discover the native flora and fauna of New Zealand; or immerse yourself in a Make Believe Experience and journey behind the cinema curtain with the Academy Award-winning team at Weta Workshop; or escape the bustle of the city on a tour to Auckland’s wild, black sand beaches and lush rainforest.
Transfer to your hotel then set out on your selected activity. This evening, enjoy a special welcome dinner.
Stay: Auckland, Grand Millennium HotelDaily :
Immerse yourself in Maori culture as you enjoy a traditional Hangi Feast and performance of song and dance.
Discover the Waitomo Caves on a guided boat ride through a grotto lit by the magical glow worms, before continuing to Rotorua.
Stay: Two Nights, Millennium RotoruaDaily :
Perhaps experience one of New Zealand’s best-loved attractions, the Agrodome, with its entertaining sheep shearing demonstration and dog trials, then visit the Te Puia Thermal Reserve. Alternatively, choose to visit Wai-O-Tapu or experience Middle-earth during a tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set.
This morning after breakfast, it's time to explore Rotorua on your selected sightseeing activity. Afterwards, the afternoon and evening are free for you to explore.Daily :
Follow the Thermal Explorer Highway to the heart of New Zealand’s North Island this morning. View the Wairakei Steam Valley, then visit Huka Falls and Lake Taupo, before travelling across the plateau of Tongariro National Park to Wellington.
Stay: Two Nights, InterContinental WellingtonDaily :
After breakfast, set off on a sightseeing tour of Wellington’s best-loved landmarks and sights, including Mt Victoria, the waterfront area, and New Zealand’s national museum – Te Papa Tongarewa. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy as you please.Daily :
Step aboard the Interislander ferry to cruise across Cook Strait and through Marlborough and Queen Charlotte sounds to Picton.
This morning, travel to the South Island, to the quaint fishing town of Kaikoura before continuing along the central east coast all the way to Christchurch.
Stay: Christchurch, Commodore Hotel or Rydges Latimer HotelDaily :
Board the TranzAlpine train for one of the world’s greatest rail adventures.
Take in the dramatic surrounds of the Franz Josef Glacier Region.
Pass through epic river valleys and past awesome mountain ranges on the TranzAlpine Train, then disembark at Arthur’s Pass and travel to Hokitika, where you will see pounamu (jade) being carved into pieces of jewellery. Continue to Franz Josef.
Stay: Franz Josef, Te Waonui Forest RetreatDaily :
Tonight, perhaps take a scenic gondola ride to the Skyline Restaurant for dinner with a view. Alternatively, you may prefer a cruise aboard the TSS Earnslaw, a vintage steamboat, or dine amid the stylish surrounds of the Elements Restaurant.
Enjoy a day of breathtaking scenery as you travel along the Haast River Valley to Queenstown. Tonight, enjoy a Freedom of Choice Dining evening.
Stay: Three Nights, Novotel Queenstown LakesideDaily :
Choose your activity today. Visit where The Lord of the Rings was filmed, enjoy a cruise on Lake Wakatipu, take a Skippers Canyon adventure, join a river safari along Dart River, or enjoy a winery tour.
Personalise your experience today with our range of Freedom of Choice activities.Daily :
Cruise the full length of pristine Milford Sound.
Say goodbye to your tour director this morning, as you are given the freedom to explore New Zealand independently. Follow The Remarkables mountain range to Fiordland National Park. Continue to Milford Sound, where you’ll enjoy a cruise that explores this pristine fiord. Return to Queenstown this evening.Daily :
After breakfast this morning, your New Zealand adventure concludes as we transfer you to the airport for your flight.Daily :
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