Undiscovered New Zealand

13 Days 12 Nights
 
* T&C Apply
* Holiday surcharge extra if applicable
Day
01
Arrive in Auckland

Upon arrival in Auckland you will be met and greeted by our representative in the arrival hall and transferred to your hotel in a private car.

Visit Sky tower in the evening (Entrance cost included) later take a short walk to Viaduct harbor. Overnight at hotel

Day
02
Auckland – Bay of Island (Paihia)

After breakfast, travel towards North over Auckland’s Harbour Bridge and along the Hibiscus Coast. The journey continues, travelling through Whangarei, Northland’s only major city and port, before arriving in the beautiful Bay of Islands. This afternoon, take a ‘Hole in the Rock and Cape Brett’ cruise (included). If you wish, you may disembark from this cruise in Romantic Russell and take some time to explore this historic town, returning to Paihia by local ferry at your leisure (ferry ticket included). SIC Customers will travel in a coach and Self-drive customers will pick up rental car from the local city branch for travel.

Overnight at hotel (B)

Day
03
Bay of Island -90 Mile beach & Cape Reinga

After breakfast, go for an exciting day as you are driven along 90 Miles Beach and the Te Paki quicksand stream. Have the chance to surf down the massive sand dunes. Onto Cape Reinga’s for spectacular view of 2 oceans merging. Visit to a factory processing century old kauri wood dug out from the swamp. Walk amongst huge Kauri trees at Puketi Forest. Evening return back to your hotel in Paihia. (Included) SIC Customers will travel in a coach, Self-drive customers will travel in their rental car (rental cars are not allowed on 90 mile beach)

Overnight at Hotel. (B)

Day
04
Bay of Island to Rotorua

After breakfast, travel to Rotorua via Auckland. Evening at leisure. SIC customers will travel in a coach, self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.

Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day
05
Rotorua Sightseeing

After breakfast, we proceed to AGRODOME (included) to witness the Agrodome Agricultural Show, where you will be entertained by New Zealand's performing sheep and other attractions. Later proceed to visit TE-PUIA thermal village (included) known for its hot springs, geysers and boiling mud pools. Watch the Maori craftsmen and learn about the traditional arts of carving and weaving and RAINBOW SPRINGS (included) to see the flower and fauna of New Zealand. Evening at leisure. SIC customers will travel in a coach, self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.

Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day
06
Rotorua - Christchurch

After breakfast at Hotel’s restaurant, SIC transfer to Rotorua airport and board your flight to Christchurch (flight not included), upon arrival SIC transfer to travel to your hotel.

Self-drive customers travel to airport in their rental car in Rotorua, drop the car at Rotorua branch, fly to Christchurch (flight not included), upon arriving pick up their rental car in Christchurch to drive to their hotel.
Evening at leisure

Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day
07
Christchurch sightseeing

After breakfast, enjoy the morning city tour covering Cathedral Square, Bridge of Remembrance, Avon River Art’s Centre and museum. See beautiful Mona Vale Garden, Hagley Park and from the Sign of the Takahe, you have a spectacular view over the city, Canterbury Plains to the Alps. (included)

SIC Customers will travel in a coach, Self-drive customers will travel in their rental car. Evening at leisure.

Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day
08
Christchurch-Glacier region via Greymouth

After breakfast, today morning travel over Canterbury plains and ascend through lush beech forest and alpine village of Arthur’s pass in Tranz Apline train (seat in coach passengers only) to reach Greymouth. Travel south to reach Glacier region. SIC Customers will travel in a coach, Self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.

Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day
09
Glacier region – Queenstown

After breakfast, travel past the native forest, lakes and mountains of Glacier region and drive past lake Wanaka before reaching the alpine resort Queenstown. SIC Customers will travel in a coach, Self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.

Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day
10
Milford Sound Day Tour

After breakfast, we head to MILFORD SOUND CRUISE (included). This famous cruise gives you an opportunity to see MITRE PEAK which is just out of the water and mile high. Go exploring with a nature guide in the tender vessels and kayaks. You may see fur seals lazing on the rocks and lots of sea birds and numerous waterfalls. Return back to the hotel in the evening. ) SIC Customers will travel in a coach, Self-drive customers will travel in their rental car

Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day
11
Queenstown Day Free for Optional Activities

After breakfast, you have an option to enjoy the exciting SHOTOVER JET BOAT RIDE, LEDGE BUNGY JUMP, RIVER RAFTING, SKY DIVING Etc (activities not included)

Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day
12
To Christchurch via MT Cook

After breakfast, check out from hotel and leave for Christchurch. Travel past Central Otago plains and lake Pukaki before reaching Mt Cook. Continue your journey via lake Tekapo and Caterbury plains before reaching the garden city Christchurch. SIC Customers will travel in a coach, Self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.

Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day
13
Departure day

After breakfast SIC customers will be transferred to airport in a shared vehicle. Self-drive customers will travel their rental car, drop the car at airport branch and board your flight for onward journey (flight not included)