14D13N Discover New Zealand

Tour Code:TF-GA-NZI

Product Description

Minimum 2 to go (Seat in Coach)

DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.
Professional guide
Airfare Entrance fees
Guide gratuity


DAY 1 - Arrive Auckland

  • On arrival in Auckland, ‘The City of Sails’, seat in coach passengers will be met by our local representative
    and privately transferred to your hotel. Self-drive clients will collect your rental car at the airport
    and drive to your hotel


DAY 2 - Auckland – Waitomo – Rotorua

  • Farewell the ‘City of Sails’ as you travel south through the fertile Waikato region to arrive at Waitomo
  • World famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves including an underground boat ride viewing the millions of glow worms on the cavern roof
  • The forested Mamaku Ranges to reach the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua


DAY 3 - Rotorua

  • Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see boiling mudpools and roaring geysers.
  • Grodome for a farm show featuring sheep dog demonstrations, cow milking
  • Enjoy an authentic Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert


DAY 4 - Rotorua – Wellington

  • The popular lake resort of Taupo and along the shores of Lake Taupo to Turangi.
  • Desert Road -dominated in the background by the three peaks of Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro
  • Lush farmland before arriving in the ‘Capital City’ of Wellington


DAY 5 - Wellington

  • Sightseeing tour of Wellington (seat in coach guests only).
  • Te Papa Museum (the ‘Museum of New Zealand’) for a short guided tour (both seat in coach & self drive customer)
  • enjoying a free afternoon to explore New Zealand’s capital city


DAY 6 - Wellington – Picton – Kaikoura

  • Journey across Cook Strait and into the Marlborough Sounds before arriving in Picton.
  • Travel south through the town of Blenheim, before reaching Kaikoura
  • You might like to take an optional whalewatch cruise or scenic flight (optional activities not included in the tour price).


DAY 7 - Kaikoura – Chirstchurch

  • Leave Kaikoura behind as you turn inland and travel through North Canterbury to reach the ‘Garden City’ of Christchurch.


DAY 8 - Chirstchurch – Mt Cook

  • Travel across the fertile Canterbury Plains before arriving at Lake Tekapo.
  • ‘Church of the Good Shepherd’ before continuing onto Mt Cook National Park


DAY 9 - Mt Cook – Queenstown

  • Follow the shores of Lake Pukaki south to the small town of Twizel.
  • Historic Central Otago region to Lake Wakatipu and the ‘Alpine Resort’ of Queenstown.


DAY 10 - Queenstown

  • A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available.
  • Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more
  • Optional activities not included in the tour price.


DAY 11 - Queenstown – Milford Sound – Te Anau

  • Southern arm of Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden, and onward to Lake Te Anau.
  • Eglinton Valley and travel through the breath taking man made Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound
  • Cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak.
  • Return to Te Anau.


DAY 12 - Te Anau – Dunedin

  • Cross the fertile Southland Plains through Gore and Balclutha to South Otago.
  • Travel north to the ‘Edinburgh of the South’, Dunedin
  • The afternoon is free for optional activities.


DAY 13 - Dunedin – Chirstchurch

  • Travel north through lush farmland and a series of small farming communities to Christchurch..


DAY 14 - Departure Day

  • Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car

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