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Essence of New Zealand

Summary:

Culture and nature unite in this inter-island New Zealand tour. Oh, and there’s a good dose of food and wine on the side to deliver a well-rounded taste of North and South. Whether you’re into wide, open spaces – Milford Sound, we’re looking at you – bubb...

Duration
18 Days
Cities
11
Next Departure
05-Sep-2024
Starting at
± USD 5,922.00
Price per day
± USD 329.00
Tour Type
Tour Type

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Operator
AATKings
Tour
Essence of New Zealand
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Summary

Culture and nature unite in this inter-island New Zealand tour. Oh, and there’s a good dose of food and wine on the side to deliver a well-rounded taste of North and South. Whether you’re into wide, open spaces – Milford Sound, we’re looking at you – bubbling geysers, gem-like glaciers or windswept coasts. Whether you’re a history, sport, architecture or culture buff. This New Zealand guided tour is for you.

Map: Essence of New Zealand (AATKings)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Welcome To Christchurch
Day 2
Christchurch - Omarama
Day 3
Omarama - Dunedin
Day 4
Dunedin - Invercargill
Day 5
Stewart Island
Day 6
Invercargill - Queenstown
Day 7
Queenstown Free Time
Day 8
Queenstown - Franz Josef/Waiau
Day 9
Franz Josef/Waiau - Punakaiki
Day 10
Punakaiki - Nelson
Day 11
Nelson Free Time
Day 12
Nelson - Wellington
Day 13
Wellington - Napier
Day 14
Napier
Day 15
Napier - Rotorua
Day 16
Rotorua Free Time
Day 17
Rotorua - Auckland
Day 18
Farewell From Auckland

Travel Cities (11): Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Franz Josef Glacier, Invercargill, Lake Tekapo, Milford Sound, Napier, Queenstown, Rotorua, Wellington

Highlights

Highlights

  • We’ve crafted an itinerary with plenty of two-night stays, so you can sleep in and take the pulse of your destination, whether Queenstown, Wellington, Nelson or Rotorua.
  • From the bubbling geysers of Rotorua to the gem-like surface of Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere, nature and culture unite across the North and South islands.
  • A guided tour of the Māori Arts and Crafts Institute at Te Puia to view traditional demonstrations, contributes to its success, committed to preserving and promoting Māori arts and crafts.
  • More than 97% of Stewart Island is protected national parkland – unspoilt and largely unpeopled. It’s a magnet for the kiwi bird, which thrives here.

Included in Price

What's Included

  • Specialist team of two highly experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide • Comfortable accommodation with easy access to city centres • National Park entrance fees

Travel Package

 

Coming from

 

Going to

Tour...

Christchurch

Arrow Going To

Auckland

Group ToursThis is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

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