> 12 nights accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar
> 1 Night in Maori Village (mullti-share)
> 1 Night accommodation in a boat
> Overseas Medical Insurance for the duration of the tour (Sum of US$ 2,50,000 covered)
> Meals included: 13 breakfasts & 5 dinners.
> Coromandel Peninsula Visit
> Hot Water Beach stop
> Geothermal area
> Traditional Hangi ceremony and dinner
> Overnight in Maori village
> National Park walks
> Scenic train journeys
> Beach time in Kaikoura
> Arthurs Pass
> Franz Josef Glacier visit.
> Fiordland National Park visit.
> Milford Sound overnight boat excursion (Seasonal. May through. >September will have a day cruise).
> All transport between destinations and to/from included activities..
Services of Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout the tour.
> DAY 1 AUCKLAND
Arrive in time for an evening Welcome Meeting. There are no activities planned for today so check into your hotel and enjoy the city.
You can opt for an optional group dinner. (None (Meals on your own))
> DAY 2 HAHEI
Drive to the stunning Coromandel Peninsula, famous for its white sand beaches.
If the tide is right, grab a shovel and dig a natural jacuzzi on in the sand on Hot water Beach. Take a scenic walk to Cathedral Cove or opt to try sea kayaking. (Breakfast,Dinner)
> DAY 3 TAMAKI MARAE
Visit a geothermal area to see the boiling mud pools.
Opt to raft a waterfall before enjoying a cultural overnight featuring a traditional dinner and show, and a night staying in a Maori village. Here, the local accommodation can be multi-share. (Breakfast,Dinner)
> DAY 4 NATIONAL PARK
Start early and enjoy the walks of 'National Park'.
Estimated travel time: 3 hours (driving time, walking time depending on group speed and size)
Travel distance: 180 km driving, 19.4 km walking
Opt to walk on an active volcano in this alpine park. (Breakfast,Dinner)
> DAY 5 WELLINGTON
Free morning before hopping on the train and taking the scenic journey to New Zealand's capital, Wellington. Enjoy the atmosphere in this relaxed but lively city. (Breakfast)
> DAY 6 KAIKOURA
Take the ferry to the South Island. Travel the Coastal Railway from Picton to the seaside town of Kaikoura, known for its volcanic black sand beaches.
Please note that the train on the south island is seasonal and does not run from May to September. Today and Day 7 you will take a public bus during this time period.
Opt to swim with seals or go whale watching. Chow down on the national dish - fish and chips - on the beach for dinner tonight. (Breakfast)
> DAY 7 CHRISTCHURCH
Travel the coast by train to the garden city of Christchurch, a little piece of England in New Zealand. (Breakfast)
> DAY 8 FRANZ JOSEF
Travel by bus across the Southern Alps via the stunningly scenic Arthurs Pass. Stretch your legs with a mountain walk. In the evening, enjoy staying in the rainforest near the world's fastest moving glacier. (Breakfast)
> DAY 9 FRANZ JOSEF
The day is at leisure. (Breakfast,Dinner)
> DAY 10 QUEENSTOWN
Continue down to Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world, stopping for walks along the way. (Breakfast)
> DAY 11 QUEENSTOWN
Opt to go bungee jumping (in its birthplace), jet boating (also born here!), skydiving, parapenting, hiking or mountain biking. Otherwise, take it a little slower and travel by gondola to the top of a local peak to take in the view. Enjoy the great night life this evening. (Breakfast)
> DAY 12 MILFORD SOUND
Continue to the fjords of the South Island. Enjoy the stunning scenery of Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound from the deck of a boat. Take in the waterfalls and wildlife or venture out on the provided kayaks before an overnight on board. (seasonal).
In the winter, the overnight boat does not operate. We'll spend the day on a cruise around the fjords and then head back to nearby Te Anau for the night. This alternate itinerary will run May through September. (Breakfast,Dinner)
> DAY 13 TWIZEL
Head up through the centre of the South Island to Twizel, near New Zealand's highest peak, Mt Cook. (Breakfast)
> DAY 14 CHRISTCHURCH
Spend the morning exploring this region surrounding Mt Cook taking in the alpine scenery with the chance to learn more about mountaineer Sir Edmond Hillary. Continue on to Christchurch for one final night together. (Breakfast)
> DAY 15 CHRISTCHURCH
Depart at any time. (Breakfast)
As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals
> We recommend you to have a meal budget of NZD 300 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.
This programme is operated on a Coach tour. Maximum Group size is 16 passengers, at an average there are 12 passengers travelling on this tour.
Itinerary descriptions are guaranteed with the exception of unforeseen conditions which include, but are not limited to, road closures due to weather, acts of God, safety concerns, changes to highway legal restrictions, and acts by third parties beyond the control of Service Provider.
There is no refund for any non-utilization of any services.
At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.