7 nights accommodation
Maori Hangi Dinner and Concert
Entrance to Waitomo Caves, Te Puia, Rainbow Springs,
Milford Sound Cruise
UTC Sight Saver Voucher Booklet
All transfers and coach travel as per the itinerary
7 days rental car with basic insurance, unlimited mileage
and road maps (self-drive)
DAY 1 - ARRIVE AUCKLAND
On arrival at Auckland Airport you will be met and transferred
to your hotel. (Self-drive passengers collect your rental
car for your exclusive use until the end of the tour package).
DAY 2 - AUCKLAND WAITOMO CAVES ROTORUA (370
Enroute to Rotorua the highlight is a visit to the Waitomo
Glow Worm Caves. This experience is climaxed by drifting silently
in a boat on the underground river under the milky way of
millions of glow worms on the cavern roof above you. This
evening, enjoy a night of truly authentic, traditional culture
and entertainment. Join in a time of sharing and feasting
to a selection of foods cooked the traditional Maori way on
hot stones in an authentic earthen oven.
DAY 3 - ROTORUA
Today’s tour includes Te Puia and its thermal valley of roaring geysers, steaming rivers and boiling mud pools. Following this, you will travel to Rainbow Springs to view trout and other wildlife and to the famous Agrodome Sheep Show. The rest of the afternoon is free for optional tours such as a gentle cruise on Lake Rotorua on the Lakeland Queen.
4 - ROTORUA - QUEENSTOWN (BY AIR)
Transfer to Rotorua Airport for your flight to Queenstown
where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. (Airfare
from Rotorua to Queenstown excluded). Rest of the day is free
for the many optional activities available in and around Queenstown.
(Self-drive passengers return your car at Rotorua Airport
and collect your South Island car on arrival at Queenstown
DAY 5 - QUEENSTOWN
This is a free day for you to pursue your own activities.
Queenstown offers jet boating, lake cruises, bungy jumping,
rafting, horse riding, gondola rides and maybe a visit to
the Sky Alpine Casino. (Your Sight Saver Voucher Booklet is
full of exciting and interesting sightseeing options).
DAY 6 - MILFORD SOUND EXCURSION (600 KMS)
Drive along Lake Wakatipu to Te Anau. Enter Fiordland National
Park and travel through beech forest, passing majestic mountains.
On through the Homer Tunnel in time to board your catamaran
for the Milford Sound cruise. You will pass Mitre Peak, the
highest mountain in the world to rise vertically from the
sea. View the Stirling and Bowen Falls as you cruise out to
the Tasman Sea. Return to the pier where you re-board your
coach for your return journey to Queenstown.
7 - QUEENSTOWN MT COOK CHRISTCHURCH (600 KMS)
This morning, travel over the Lindis Pass to reach Mt Cook
around lunch time. A rare opportunity to take an optional
scenic flight to view Mt Cooks snow fields and glaciers.
Continue through to Lake Tekapo and across the Canterbury
Plains to Christchurch.
DAY 8 - DEPART CHRISTCHURCH
Early this morning a tour on the Hot Air Balloon
is suggested if time permits. Transfer to the airport for
your departure flight. (Self-drive passengers return your
car directly at the airport).