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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
Arrive in Christchurch and be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a tour of the city’s sights before a Welcome Dinner this evening.
Stay: Christchurch, The CommodoreDaily :
Board the TranzAlpine train for one of the world’s greatest rail adventures.
Take in the dramatic icy surrounds of the Franz Josef Glacier.
Disembark the TranzAlpine Train and travel by coach to Franz Josef.
Stay: Scenic Hotel Franz JosefDaily :
Tonight, perhaps sample quality crafted beer at Canyon Food & Brew Co. Alternatively, take a scenic gondola ride to the Skyline Restaurant for dinner with a view. You may prefer a cruise aboard the TSS Earnslaw, a vintage steamboat, or dine amid the stylish surrounds of the Elements Restaurant.
Enjoy breathtaking scenery as you travel along the Haast River to Queenstown, where this evening you will choose where to dine.
Stay: Two 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.
Choose from a range of sightseeing options today.Daily :
Board a spectacular overnight cruise on the beautiful Doubtful Sound.
Journey through Fiordland National Park then, board a cruise across Lake Manapouri and travel to Doubtful Sound, the second largest fiord within the national park.
Stay: Doubtful Sound overnight cruiseDaily :
Leave the Fiordland region and travel to Dunedin, the ‘Edinburgh of the South’.
Stay: Two Nights, Distinction Dunedin HotelDaily :
Journey through the picturesque Southland countryside aboard the Taieri Gorge Railway.
Step aboard the Taieri Gorge Railway.Daily :
Continue to Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, then head to the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre.
Stay: Aoraki Mt Cook, The Hermitage Hotel, in a room with alpine viewsDaily :
Drive along the shores of Lake Pukaki to Lake Tekapo. Visit the tiny Church of the Good Shepherd then continue to Christchurch.
Stay: Rydges Latimer ChristchurchDaily :
Board the Coastal Pacific train and enjoy a journey through the rugged east coast to Christchurch.
Step aboard the Interislander ferry to cruise across the Cook Strait.
Enjoy a journey through the rugged east coast to Picton. Cross Cook Strait and through the Marlborough and Queen Charlotte sounds to Wellington.
Stay: Two Nights, InterContinental WellingtonDaily :
See the sights of Wellington, then ride Wellington’s iconic Cable Car for spectacular views over this scenic coastal city.Daily :
Explore the fascinating Fell Locomotive Museum in Featherston this morning.
This afternoon, travel to Tongariro National Park. Then, enjoy a chairlift ride to the top of Mount Ruapehu.
Stay: Chateau Tongariro HotelDaily :
Board a self-drive cart rail along a decommissioned railway line in Taumarunui.
This evening, enjoy a traditional Maori Hangi feast and performance.
Discover Whanganui National Park, before travelling 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, dog trials and animal nursery 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.
Spend this morning on your Freedom of Choice activity. The afternoon and evening are free for you to explore at your leisure.Daily :
Step back in time as you experience the history of Glenbrook Vintage Railway.
This morning, travel to Glenbrook. Travel to Victoria Avenue and Waiuku, before enjoying a stop at the Pukeoware Depot. This afternoon, take in the sights of Auckland on a guided tour before a Farewell Dinner this evening.
Stay: Auckland, Grand Millenium HotelDaily :
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
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