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New Zealand Getaway

15 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: NT15
  • Travelmarvel by APT
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • 14 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and experienced Driver
  • 22 meals - 14 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 7 dinners
  • Premium air-conditioned coach travel
  • Special Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • savour-an-authentic-maori-hangi-feast-in-rotorua
  • Ride the iconic TranzAlpine Train across the Southern Alps
  • Cruise Milford Sound, a magnificent fiord with views of cascading waterfalls

Map & Itinerary

New Zealand Map 2022-23 NT15
Auckland to Christchurch

Reverse Trip

Designed exclusively for our guests

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Pursue your special interests and enhance your holiday with a range of optional experiences

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a range of included special or unique excursions and events

Your spectacular New Zealand journey begins today upon arrival in Auckland. Here, you will be met and transferred to your premium hotel.

Stay: Heritage Hotel Auckland

Journey north to see a mighty Kauri tree and marvel at its size. Continue to the stunning Bay of Islands, where you’ll enjoy a special Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional experience in Bay of Islands - Cape Reinga Day Tour (additional charges apply - enquire for details)


The Bay of Islands is home to 144 islands providing a stunning aquatic playground off the north coast of the North Island. Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the subtropical surrounds. Your Tour Director is always on hand to offer some fantastic suggestions to make the most of your time here.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Head out on a spectacular cruise to Cape Brett in the Bay of Islands and the famous Hole in the Rock.


Explore the beauty of the Bay of Islands before returning to Auckland by coach.

Stay: Heritage Hotel Auckland

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Discover the famous Waitomo glow worm caves.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Savour an authentic Maori Hangi feast in Rotorua.


Travel to Waitomo to explore the glow worm caves, then continue to Rotorua. Visit Te Puia, New Zealand’s premier cultural centre, and tour the Maori Arts & Crafts Institute. While here, you’ll see the Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley. This evening, enjoy an Insider Experience.

Stay: Two Nights, Sudima Rotorua or Distinction Rotorua Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Find yourself up close to the largest active geyser in the Southern Hemisphere with Travelmarvel.

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional experiences in Rotorua - Country Home Stay (Must be pre-booked & additional charges apply) or Hobbiton Movie Set (Additional charges apply) - enquire for details


Rotorua captures the essence of New Zealand with its geothermal geysers, fascinating Māori culture and rich heritage. Your sightseeing continues with a visit to the Agrodome. Later, perhaps enjoy a visit to the Hobbiton movie set from the Lord of the Rings series (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel the Thermal Explorer Highway, visit Lake Taupo and Huka Falls. Arrive in Wellington.

Stay: Travelodge Hotel Wellington

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy one of the world’s most scenic voyages on the Interislander ferry en route to Picton.


Begin the day with a spectacular sea crossing between the North and South islands, then continue your journey onwards to Christchurch.

Stay: Christchurch, Quality Elms Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Embark on one of the world’s great rail journeys aboard the TranzAlpine train. Watch the South Island’s snow-capped mountains and rolling green hills glide past from the comfort of your seat.

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional experience in Franz Josef - Helicopter Ride (additional charges apply - enquire for details)


Ride the iconic TranzAlpine train, then drive through the Southern Alps, home to the Franz Josef and Fox glaciers, as well as spectacular lakes and rainforests.

Stay: Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Train carriages with the mountain ranges in the background

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Settle in for a relaxing two-night stay overlooking beautiful Lake Wakatipu.


The stunning drive across Haast Pass brings you to Queenstown, New Zealand's adventure capital.

Stay: Two Nights, Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Ride the Skyline Gondola 450 metres above the city to the top of Bob’s Peak for a buffet lunch at the Stratosfare Restaurant.

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional experiences in Queenstown - Shotover Jet Boat Ride, TSS Earnslaw Cruise or the Million Dollar Cruise (Aadditional charges apply - enquire for details)


Soar to the top of a Queenstown peak for lunch with a view as all of Queenstown spreads below you. The rest of the day is at leisure, so perhaps try a Select Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Aerial of Queenstown at night, New Zealand

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Cruise the full length of magnificent Milford Sound.


Follow The Remarkables and Lake Wakatipu to the incredible Fiordland National Park. Milford Sound is the jewel in the crown. Cruise the full length of magnificent Milford Sound before travelling to Te Anau.

Stay: Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Journey through Southland countryside before arriving in Dunedin for a tour.

Stay: Scenic Hotel Dunedin City or Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

View the spectacular peak of Aoraki Mt Cook, the highest point in Australasia.


See the Moeraki Boulders and visit Oamaru. See Aoraki Mt Cook, then arrive at Peppers Bluewater Resort for a farewell dinner.

Stay: Lake Tekapo, Peppers Bluewater Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd, taking in lake views before continuing to Christchurch, where your journey comes to an end.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

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