9 DAYS 8 NIGHTS NORTH AND SOUTH ISLAND TOUR
Experience nothing but enjoyment with our nine (9) days, eight (8) nights North and South tour! Appreciate Maori culture in Te Puia, and travel to Tongariro National Park, among others. Our North and South optional tours also include a hike to Queenstown Hill, Mt. Aspiring National Park and a ride in the Skyline Gondola.
TOUR PACKAGE ITINERARY:
DAY ONE: ARRIVAL & TRANSFERS
Pick up and transfer to hotel by shuttle service. The rest of the day is free by leisure.
Auckland City Sights Afternoon Tour (OPTIONAL TOUR) – Set off through the city center, along the main road of Queen Street, past iconic Karangahape Road and the stylish suburb of Ponsonby. Cross over the Auckland Harbour Bridge, enjoying views of the Hauraki Gulf and the city skyline.
DAY TWO: GLOW WORM CAVES, ROTORUA
Breakfast in hotel. Join the seat in couch to tour the famous Glow Worm Caves. The rest of day is free at leisure.
Skyline Rotorua (OPTIONAL TOUR) – Jump on board on one of our eight-seater Gondola cabins and experience spectacular views of Lake Rotorua, the city and steaming geothermal vistas. The 900-meter long Dopplemayr cableway system will transport you and your friends on a gentle, scenic ride up to the Skyline Rotorua complex.
DAY THREE: TE PUIA, AUCKLAND
Breakfast in hotel. Join the seat in couch for morning tour of Rotorua’s top attractions – visit Te Puia and gain Maori traditions and ways of life before entering a geothermal wonderland of impressive geysers and boiling mud pools. Enjoy an entertaining farm show at Agrodome highlighting sheep farming industry with sheep shearing demonstration. Then visit Rainbow Springs, a nature park which showcases native flora and fauna including the famous New Zealand kiwi. Following the show, enjoy a scenic drive across the Kaimai Ranges to the picturesque 1,250 acre farm near Matamata where scenes from the Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit movies were filmed. After your Hobbiton Movie Set tour, continue your journey to Auckland.
DAY FOUR: ROTORUA, WELLINGTON
Breakfast in hotel. Join the seat in couch for journey to Taupo, travel along the shore of the huge lake to spectacular Tongariro National Park comprising of massive active volcanoes and site of North Island’s ski fields. From the barren land of this plateau, you descend to the “Capital City” Wellington. Arrive in Wellington by early evening.
DAY FIVE: PICTON, CHRISTCHURCH
Breakfast in hotel. Early morning transfer to the ferry terminal to board the Inter-Islander ferry to Picton. The 3 hour’s cruise crosses the Cook Strait separating the two islands and along the serene and picturesque Queen Charlotte Sound. The sparkling waters and lush forest are a breathtaking introduction to the South Island.
Connect the Seat in Coach bus service for journey across the famed Marlborough wine fields and along the narrow strip of land flanked by the Pacific Ocean and the Kaikoura ranges which plunges into its water. Lush beauty of farmlands followed before arriving into Christchurch in the evening.
DAY SIX: MT. COOK, QUEENSTOWN
Breakfast in hotel. Leaving Christchurch in the morning, we travel through the fertile farmland of the Canterbury Plains to the shores of the stunning, glacier-fed Lake Tekapo. We then continue to the location of New Zealand’s tallest mountain, Aoraki/Mt. Cook, situated in a national park and UNSECO World Heritage site.
The tour continues suth, past Lake Pukaki and through the tawny tussock of the Mackenzie Country. En route, enjoy afternoon tea (own expense) in the quaint village of Omarama and if time permits, visit the Jones Family Orchard near Cromwell. Your tour concludes in the evening upon reaching Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand.
DAY SEVEN: MILFORD SOUND, QUEENSTOWN
Breakfast in hotel. Follow the southern arm of Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden and onward to Lake Te Anau. Enter the Eglinton Valley and travel through the breathtaking manmade Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a 2-hour 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 EIGHT: FREE DAY, QUEENSTOWN
Breakfast in hotel. Free day.
Walter Peak Farm Tours (OPTIONAL TOUR) – This is a New Zealand farming tour like no other – a visit to the Walter Peak High Country Farm and the perfect opportunity to spend a relaxing few hours enjoying the interactive experience.
Queenstown Highlight (OPTIONAL TOUR) – Spend a morning exploring Queenstown on a guided tour, taking in some of the region’s best sights and activities. Travel up the Queenstown Hill and enjoy spectacular bird’s eyeviews of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables.
Dart River Wilderness Jet Ex Queenstown (OPTIONAL TOUR) – Take an exhilarating journey into the heart of Mt. Aspiring National Park, experiencing a thrilling jet boat ride amid breathtaking scenery.Walk amongst ancient forests unchanged for 80 million years and view the awe-inspiring locations of many Middle Earth movie scenes.
Skyline Queenstown (OPTIONAL TOUR) – Take a scenic ride in the iconic Skyline Gondola and take in the stunning views as you ride the steepest cable car lift in the Southern Hemisphere! You’ll be carrued 459 meters above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu to the top of Bob’s Peak, where you’ll enjoy a spectacular 220-degree panorama with breathtaking views of Coronet Park, The Remarkables, Walter and Cecil Peak and Queenstown.
DAY NINE: QUEENSTOWN
Breakfast in hotel. Pick-up and transfer to the airport by shuttle service.
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