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Australia18-Day New Zealand Ultimate Experience
2016 LAND ARRANGEMENTS: from $8,495.00 per person sharing
Auckland/Rotorua/Christchurch/Franz Josef Glacier/Wanaka/Lake
Manapouri (Doubtful Sound)/Te Anau/Queenstown/Dunedin

Marlborough-Sounds

Why only see the South or North Island of New Zealand when you can see both; experience all that New Zealand has to offer! Every day is a different journey, from adventure to relaxation to amazing scenery to discovering new cultures. New Zealand has something for everyone. Indulge in thermal hot springs, hike through the Southern Alps, enjoy the scenery as you travel on one of the world’s best train journeys’, learn native customs and traditions from the Maori tribes. Whatever you are looking for, your ultimate New Zealand experience starts right here!

Day 01+02
Depart the USA on your flight to New Zealand.
Cross the International Date Line and lose a day.


Day 03
Arrive in Auckland!
Take a private transfer to your accommodation, freshen up and spend the remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel DeBrett (B)


Day 04
Today you will collect your rental car and make your way to the beautiful area of Rotorua. Early this evening you will need to report to the Maori Arts & Crafts Institute for your Maori cultural show. This is a unique and special evening of cultural experience (D).
Overnight at Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel & Spa (B)


Day 05
This morning you will be collected from your accommodation by a local Maori guide, for a full day private tour of the Rotorua thermal area and environment (L).
Overnight at Black Swan Lakeside Boutique Hotel & Spa (B)


Day 06
Today you will return your car at Rotorua airport and board your flight to Christchurch. On arrival into Christchurch you will be met by a private driver and transferred to your accommodation. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight at The George Hotel (B)


Day 07
This morning you will be collected from your hotel for a full day private tour to Akaroa on Banks Peninsula.
Overnight at The George Hotel (B)


Day 08
This morning you will transferred to Christchurch airport where you will board the TranzAlpine train for your journey to Greymouth. Here you will collect your rental car for your scenic drive to Franz Josef Glacier.
Overnight at Te Waonui Forest Retreat (D,B)


Day 09
What an amazing way to start your day! A Heli Hike! You will fly to the Franz Josef Glacier, land and go for a two-hour hike in ice caves, through pinnacles and seracs and be amazed by the many ice formations.
Overnight at Te Waonui Forest Retreat (D,B)


Day 10
This afternoon your journey continues down the coast to the lakeside town of Wanaka. There are so many things to see and do along the way – this drive may take you longer!
Overnight at Tin Tub Lodge (B)


Day 11
Rise early this morning for your drive to Lake Manapouri. Upon arrival collect your pre-ordered picnic lunch and board your overnight cruise to Doubtful Sound.
Overnight at Doubtful Sound (FULL BOARD)


Day 12
Disembark the cruise at noon and make your way to Te Anau. This afternoon your Te Anau Glow Worm Cave adventure begins with a scenic cruise.
Overnight at Fiordland Lodge (D,B)


Day 13
Today you will embark on your drive to Queenstown.
Queenstown is the Southern Hemisphere's premiere four-season alpine and lake resort. Nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and overlooked by the majestic Remarkables Range.
Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight at The Sofitel (B)


Day 14
This morning you will be collected from your hotel for a full day river adventure! An unmissable journey into the Dart River Valley, where myth, heritage and fantasy come to life.
Overnight at The Sofitel (B)


Day 15
Enjoy the day in Queenstown at leisure.
Overnight at The Sofitel (B)


Day 16
Depart Queenstown by coach this morning and travel to Pukerangi to connect with the Taieri Gorge Railway to Dunedin. On arrival, there will be a private transfer to take you to your hotel.
Enjoy the evening exploring this architectural city at leisure.
Overnight at Fletcher Lodge (B)


Day 17
This afternoon you will be collected from your hotel for an afternoon private tour of the wildlife wonders on the Otago Peninsula.
Overnight at Fletcher Lodge (B)


Day 18
Transfer to Dunedin Airport for onward flights home to the USA.


2017 LAND ARRANGEMENTS: from $8,495.00 per person sharing

Program based on 2017 rates, subject to change for 2018.
Costing based on two people traveling.

Please note: if the New Zealand $ rate of exchange changes from 1.4 the program will need to be re-costed.
Note: We can interchange properties upon request

(B) = Breakfast (L) = Lunch (D) = Dinner

       
DownUnder Adventure Company
2601 East Oakland Park Boulevard, Suite 600 - Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
Tel: 1-800-882-9453 • 954-491-4852 • Fax: 954-491-9060
Email - info@safaridownunder.com
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