COULORS OF NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand, AUSTRALIA

Auckland – Rotorua – Queenstown – Franz Joesph – Christchurch 09 nights 10 days

Day 1: Arrive in Auckland

You will be met by our local representative upon arrival at the airport and transferred to hotel in a private vehicle. Visit Sky tower in the evening(included) later take a short walk to Viaduct harbor.
Over night at hotel

Day 2: Auckland sightseeing

Today morning See firsthand why Auckland is regarded as one of the best cities in the world to live in, as you join this half day tour around the central city and picturesque suburbs. Self drive customers pick up your rental car and proceed on self dive.
Our journey begins with a short trip over the Harbour Bridge to the North Shore before returning to the central city to visit Queen St and the Auckland Viaduct.
We continue on through the Auckland Domain, the city’s oldest park, situated on a 62,000 year old volcano to Parnell Village for our morning tea stop. The historic buildings of Parnell have been transformed in to a trendy shopping area featuring many boutiques, antique, craft and specialty shops.
Following this brief stop our tour will then take you along the scenic waterfront route of Tamaki Drive to the Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park, in Mission Bay.
A memorial to the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand and the founder of the welfare state. Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park has panoramic views over Whenua Rangatira, Auckland city and Waitemata Harbour. This park is a popular wedding and tourist venue, with formal gardens and perfect venue for flying a fabulous array of colourful and creative kites. The tour then returns to downtown.

Highlights:

Harbour Bridge, Viaduct Harbour, Queen Street, Auckland Domain, Parnell Village, Tamaki Drive
Michael Savage Memorial

Day 3: Auckland – Rotorua via Waitomo

Today morning you will travel across the rich Waikato farmland for Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitomo Caves and a boat ride(included) through the famous Glow-Worm grotto. Enjoy twinkling lights emitting from the ceiling like stars in a dark night. Later travel across to forested Mamaku Range to arrive at the thermal resort of Rotorua.
Over night at hotel (B)

Day 4: Rotorua sightseeing

Today we proceed to AGRODOME (included) to witness the Agrodome Agricultural Show, where you will be entertained by New Zealand’s performing sheep and other attractions. Later proceed to visit TE-PUIA thermal village (included) known for its hot springs, geysers and boiling mud pools. Watch the Maori craftsmen and learn about the traditional arts of carving and weaving and RAINBOW SPRINGS (included) to see the flower and fauna of New Zealand. Evening at leisure.
Over night at hotel (B)

Day 5: Rotorua – Queenstown

Travel to Rotorua airport and board your flight to Queenstown (flight not included), upon arrival in Alpine city travel to your hotel. Evening at leisure
Over night at hotel (B)

Day 6: Milford sound day tour

This morning we head to MILFORD SOUND CRUISE (included). This famous cruise gives you an opportunity to see MITRE PEAK which is just out of the water and mile high. Go exploring with a nature guide in the tender vessels and kayaks. You may see fur seals lazing on the rocks and lots of sea birds and numerous waterfalls. Return back to the hotel in the evening. Self drive customers will drive to Milford in their rental car.
Overnight at the hotel. (B)

Day 7: Queenstown day free for optional activities

Today you have an option to enjoy the exciting SHOTOVER JET BOAT RIDE, LEDGE BUNGY JUMP, RIVER RAFTING, SKY DIVING OR SKY SWING (activities not included)
Overnight in hotel. (B)

Day 8: Queenstown- Glacier region

This morning, leave for Franz Joseph. Discover the rugged scenery along one of New Zealand’s most awe-inspiring highways. The viewing platforms overlooking Franz Josef show the sheer size and beauty of these natural wonders and provide fantastic photo opportunities. On arrival you have day free for leisure.
Overnight in hotel. (B)

Day 9: To Christchurch via Greymouth

Today, check out from hotel and leave to Greymouth. On arrival you will board Tranz Alpine train (Seat in coach customers only) for one of the most scenic train journeys in the world. On arrival in Christchurch you will be transferred to hotel. Evening at leisure.
Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day 10: Departure day

Travel to Christchurch airport and board your flight for onward journey (flight not included)
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