Scenic New Zealand – Self Drive

9N / 10D

2N Auckland, 2N Rotorua ,3N Queenstown, 1N Franz Josef, 1N Christchurch

New Zealand is blessed with perhaps the world’s largest concentration of stunning natural wonders, including bubbling geothermal pools, brooding volcanoes, majestic peaks, dense forests, deep fjords and sunny beaches.

Peak Season: Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan. Feb, Mrch, 
  • Auckland: Auckland City Hotel or similar

    Rotorua: Ibis Hotel or similar

    Queenstown: Heartland Hotel or similar

    Franz josef: Rainforest Retreat or similar

    Christchurch: Quality Elms or similar
  • Auckland city tour including Kelly Tarlton’s underwater world
    Waitomo Caves
    Te Puia
    Agrodome and Rainbow Springs
    Milford Sound Cruise including Indian Lunch
  • All transfers on shared basis
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Visa at an additional cost

    Itinerary

    DAY 1 –  Arrive Auckland

    • On arrival in Auckland, ‘The City of Sails’, you will be transferred to your hotel.
    • Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore on own.
    • Overnight at your hotel in Auckland.

    DAY 2 –  Auckland – Auckland city tour including Kelly Tarlton (B)

    • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
    • Today, enjoy a full day tour to the Dream World. Regarded as Australia’s favorite family theme park, Dream World spans 30 hectares and is filled with a variety of rides, shows and attractions. Enjoy one of the world’s tallest and fastest thrill rides, free fall from 38 stories or be propelled 9 stories high while spinning 360 degrees for a guaranteed adrenaline rush!
    • Visit Wiggles World, the Australian Wildlife Experience and Tiger Island, where magnificent tigers interact with a team of dedicated tiger handlers. Go to V8 Supercars Redine, AVPX (the immersive combat zone combining Alien vs. Predator) and Australia’s first and only Flow Rider, born from the roots of surfing, skateboarding and bodyboarding! Dive into a world of aquatic adventure at White Water World.
    • Later in the evening, proceed to the SkyPoint Observation, located 230 meters off the ground at the top of the Q1 on the Gold Coast, Australia.
    • Overnight stay at your hotel in Gold Coast.

    DAY 3 – Auckland – Waitomo Caves – Rotorua (B)

    • After breakfast at the hotel, check–out and proceed towards Rotorua via Waitomo Caves.
    • On arrival enjoy a comprehensive cave tour, where you will have the opportunity to view thousands of luminescent lights radiating from the unique Waitomo glowworms, as expert guides provide informative commentary on the Caves historical and geological significance. Enjoy the limestone shafts, stunning Cathedral cavern and then take a unique boat ride through the glowworm grotto.
    • On completion continue over the Mamaku Ranges to reach the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua.
    • Overnight at your hotel in Rotorua.
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    DAY 4 – Rotorua (B)

    • Have breakfast at the hotel and depart for a full day tour of Rotorua.
    • Your first experience of the day is Te Puia, a place of Maori culture and a thermal wonderland of impressive geysers and boiling mud pools.
    • Following this, visit Rainbow Springs to see New Zealand’s trout, birds and wildlife before continuing to the Agrodome for a New Zealand farm show featuring sheep dog demonstrations, cow milking and an introduction to the stars of our sheep industry.
    • The afternoon is at leisure.
    • Overnight at your hotel in Rotorua.

    DAY 5 – Rotorua – Queenstown (B)

    • Breakfast at the Hotel. Post check-out, depart on your domestic flight from Rotorua To Queenstown (Airfare is NOT included).

    DAY 6 – Milford Sound (B/L)

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Post breakfast, travel from Queenstown to Milford hugging the shores of Lake Wakatipu, proceeding past wind turbines, deer farms and across rural farmland, before reaching Lake Te Anau, the ‘Gateway to Fiordland’. Board the waiting vessel for a cruise of Milford Sound out to the Tasman Sea.
    • After boarding the cruise, relax and enjoy the view from the coach on the return journey to Queenstown.
    • Overnight at your hotel in Queenstown

     

    DAY 7 – Queenstown (B)

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • This is completely a free day for you to pursue your own activities. Queenstown offers jet boating, lake cruised, bungee jumping, rafting, horse riding, gondola rides and may be a visit to the Sky Alpine Casino.
    • Overnight at your hotel in Queenstown.

    DAY 8 –  Queenstown – Glacier Region (B)

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Depart Queenstown and travel via Lake Wanaka and through the historic Haast Pass, gateway to the World Heritage Westland National Park.
    • Continue up the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers.

    DAY 9 –  Glacier Region – Greymouth – Christchurch (B)

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Leave for Christchurch. On arrival at Greymouth, travel past Lake Brunner and the subtropical rainforests of New Zealand’s West Coast, crossing the main divide through Otira Tunnel, before arriving into Arthurs Pass.
    • Truly one of the world’s great scenic train trips through the dramatic contrast of dry beech forests and tussock land on one side of the Alps and lush green landscapes on the other.
    • Overnight at hotel in Christchurch.

    DAY 10 –  Depart Christchurch (B)

    • Transfer to the airport is included for your departure flight.L

    Inclusions

    • 9 Nights Accommodation on bed & breakfast basis
    • Sightseeing:
    • Auckland city tour including Kelly Tarlton’s under water world
    • Sky Tower entrance tickets
    • Waitomo Caves
    • Half day Rotorua sightseeing: Agrodome, Rainbow Springs, Te Puia
    • Full day Milford sound excursion including Indian boxed lunch
    • TranzAlpine Train journey from Greymouth to Christchurch
    • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary

    Exclusions

    • 5% Goods & Service Tax (GST) is applicable additional on total invoice.
    • Airfare, Visa & overseas travel insurance
    • Cost of meals other than those specified in inclusions
    • Surcharges applicable for transfers between 2000 hrs – 0800 hrs.
    • Early check-in and late check-out are on request basis only and subject to room availability [Standard international check-in time is 1500 hrs and check-out time is 1100 hrs. (**Subject to change as per hotel’s policy)]
    • Expenses of personal nature, mini bar in the room, laundry, telephone bills, tips, gratuities etc.
    • Tips & porterage for local driver & guide
    • Cost of foreign exchange for personal expenses
    • Surcharges applicable during conventions, festivals, special events, trade fairs, black-out dates, etc
    • Cost of any other services not specifically mentioned in inclusions
    • Any increase in the cost that may come into force prior to the departure date including change in price owing to fluctuation in the rate of exchange
    • Gala Dinner during Christmas & New Year not included and payable direct at the hotel as per hotel policy

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