Designed exclusively for our guests
Pursue your special interests and enhance your holiday with a range of optional experiences
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 IslandsDaily :
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 :
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 AucklandDaily :
Discover the famous Waitomo glow worm caves.
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 HotelDaily :
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 :
Travel the Thermal Explorer Highway, visit Lake Taupo and Huka Falls. Arrive in Wellington.
Stay: Travelodge Hotel WellingtonDaily :
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 HotelDaily :
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.
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 GlacierDaily :
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 LakeviewDaily :
Ride the Skyline Gondola 450 metres above the city to the top of Bob’s Peak for a buffet lunch at the Stratosfare Restaurant.
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 :
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 AnauDaily :
Journey through Southland countryside before arriving in Dunedin for a tour.
Stay: Scenic Hotel Dunedin City or Scenic Hotel Southern CrossDaily :
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 ResortDaily :
Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd, taking in lake views before continuing to Christchurch, where your journey comes to an end.Daily :
As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary