Travel 2 Touring 18/19

NEW ZEALAND

LAND RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

TOUR DETAILS

1

Bay of Islands

2

£3979 per person

PRICES FROM:

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Auckland

LAND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED

Matamata

Rotorua Taupo

2

PRICES INCLUDE • 20 nights’ accommodation in hotels as specified • Meals as specified: 20 breakfasts, 14 dinners • Touring by luxury air-conditioned motorcoach • Services of a qualified Travel Director & Driver Guide • Airport transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary (excludes ‘optional’ items) DEPARTURES 2018: Dec 6, 20, 27. 2019: Jan 3, 10, 31; Feb 7, 14, 21, 28; Mar 7, 14, 28; Apr 11; May 2; Jun 13; Jul 11;

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Napier

1

RAIL NIGHTS STAYED

1

Picton

Wellington

2

Nelson

2

LAND AIR RAIL NIGHTS STAYED

Buller Gorge

Punakaiki

1

Hokitika

1

Franz Josef Glacier

1

Christchurch

1

Mt. Cook

Haast

Aug 8, 29; Sep 12; Oct 10, 24; Nov 7, 28; Dec 5, 19, 26. 2020: Jan 2, 9, 30; Feb 6, 13, 20, 27; Mar 5, 12, 26.

LAND CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

1 Omarama

Milford Sound

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3

1

Queenstown

TOUR STYLE: Escorted Coach

Te Anau

1

Dunedin

GROUP SIZE: 48 max

PHYSICAL DEMAND:

INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd on the shores of Lake Tekapo • Spend the night cruising on magical Milford Sound • Let loose in the adventure capital, Queenstown • Explore the Glowworm caves at Te Anau by boat • Taste Central Otago stone fruit at a local orchard • See awe-inspiring Franz Josef Glacier • Watch artisans carving native greenstone (jade) in Hokitika • Punakaiki, home to Pancake Rocks and Blowholes • Visit Te Papa, the Museum of New ZealandMaori Cultural Icon • Immerse yourself in Maori culture at a Hangi and Concert Maori Cultural Icon • Explore the geothermal valley at Te Puia in Rotorua • Relax in the Bay of Islands

ACCOMMODATION LEVEL: 3 - 4 stars

Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

you visit Te Papa, the Museum of New Zealand, where you’ll learn more about the nation’s nature, art, history and cultural heritage. (BD) Travelodge Wellington (2 nights) Day 13: Wellington You have a free day to see the sights of your choice. Perhaps take a tour of Parliament, a Lord of the Rings movie tour or a visit to Weta Workshop for a behind- the-scenes glimpse into the world of movie special effects (all at own expense). (B) Day 14: Wellington – Napier Travel through the fertile farmland of Manawatu to the Art Deco town of Napier. Enjoy a city walking tour with a local guide and learn how Napier was rebuilt after the 1931 earthquake. (BD) Scenic Hotel Te Pania Day 15: Napier – Rotorua Travel to Lake Taupo, the largest in New Zealand. Visit mighty Huka Falls en route to Rotorua. Take a sightseeing tour with views of Lake Rotorua. Enjoy an evening of fun and laughter and gain an insight into traditional Maori culture followed by a delicious buffet highlight dinner at the Tamaki Maori Village. (BD) Ibis Rotorua Hotel (2 nights) Day 16: Rotorua Visit Te Puia, the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, where you’ll see demonstrations of wood carving and weaving. Then, tour the geothermal valley and hear about its importance to the Maori people. A range of optional experiences are available in the afternoon to ensure you get the most out of your day. (B) Day 17: Rotorua – Auckland This morning, spend some time at the multi-awardwinning and highly entertaining Agrodome Farm Show, to gain an insight into agricultural life in New Zealand. You’ll see the art of sheep shearing, sheepdog demonstrations, cow milking, bottle feeding of lambs and an exciting sheep auction. Later, travel through the dairy farming district of Waikato before arriving into to Auckland for a city sightseeing tour. (B) VR Queen Street Hotel Day 18: Auckland – Bay of Islands Depart Auckland this morning and travel through the lush fields of Northland before arriving into the beautiful Bay of Islands. Enjoy a scenic cruise to Cape Brett and the famous ‘Hole in the Rock’, and keep your eyes peeled for sightings of the marine life that call these waters home. (BD) Copthorne Resort Bay of Islands, Garden View Rooms (2 nights) Day 19: Bay of Islands You have a free day to experience the beauty of the Bay of Islands. Perhaps go dolphin-watching, take a coach trip to Cape Reinga via idyllic Ninety Mile Beach, a day of sailing on a tall ship or take a tour to historic Russell. Ask your Travel Director about all optional experiences available (at own expense). (B) Day 20: Bay of Islands – Auckland After a leisurely morning, you will travel via Whangarei and stop at Parry Kauri Park to walk among the native Kauri trees before arriving into Auckland in the late afternoon. Celebrate your holiday at a farewell dinner with your Travel Director and new-found friends. (BD) VR Queen Street Hotel Day 21: Auckland Your holiday will conclude in the morning after breakfast. You’ll be transferred to Auckland Airport for your onward flight. (B)

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