Essential New Zealand – 10 days
Day 1: 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 passengers will collect your rental car at the airport and drive to your hotel.
Day 2: Auckland
Breakfast. Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Auckland city including a visit to Kelly Tarlton's Sealife Aquarium and Antarctic Encounter. The remainder of the day is free.
Day 3: Auckland – Waitomo – Rotorua
Breakfast. Travel south through the fertile Waikato region to arrive at Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour of the famous Glowworm Caves including underground boat ride. Continue to Rotorua this afternoon.
Day 4: Rotorua
Breakfast. Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see boiling mudpools and roaring geysers. 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. This evening enjoy an authentic Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert. Overnight.
Day 5: Rotorua – Christchurch
Breakfast. Depart on your domestic flight from Rotorua to Christchurch (airfare is NOT included).
Day 6: Christchurch – Mount Cook – Queenstown
Breakfast. Travel across the fertile Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo and the Church of the Good Shepherd before continuing on to New Zealand's highest mountain - Mt Cook. Depart Mt Cook and follow the shores of Lake Pukaki south through the historic Central Otago region to the 'Alpine Resort' of Queenstown.
Day 7: Queenstown
Breakfast. 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 8: Queenstown - Milford Sound
Breakfast. Follow the southern arm of Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden, and onward to Lake TeAnau. Enter the Eglinton Valley and travel through the breath taking man made Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls. Buffet lunch is also included on board today. Return to Queenstown.
Day 9: Queenstown
Breakfast. 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 10: Queenstown
Breakfast. Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car. We trust you enjoyed your vacation!
Please contact us at vacations@tbi.co.in for more details and prices.