Travel 2 Australia & New Zealand 2018/19

NEW ZEALAND

Cape Reinga

Bay of Islands

Paihia

Whangarei

Dargaville

Coromandel Peninsula

Auckland

Whitianga

Whangamata

Tauranga

NORTH ISLAND

Hamilton

Rotorua

Tasman Sea

Gisborne

Taupo

New Plymouth

Tongariro National Park

Hawke’s Bay

Napier

Hastings

Pacific Ocean

Palmerston North

Martinborough

Wellington

Cook Strait

Highlights

QUEENSTOWN, FIORDLAND & SOUTHERN LAKES Visit the adventure capital of Queenstown, and go white-water rafting and jetboating down the thrilling Shotover River. Take an overnight cruise through the scenery of Milford or Doubtful Sound. WEST COAST & GLACIERS Fly by helicopter over the Franz Josef Glacier and then land on the ice and hike. Visit Punakaiki to see the remarkable Pancake Rocks and the crowd-pleasing tidal blowholes. Travel down a glacial valley along the Haast River in a jetboat. CHRISTCHURCH, DUNEDIN & BEYOND Fly above Christchurch and the Canterbury Plains in a hot air balloon past the alpine peaks of the Southern Alps. Go whale watching at Kaikoura, and look out for dolphins, seals and other marine life. Make the Scottish-influenced city of Dunedin your base for exploring the penguin and albatross colonies. MARLBOROUGH & ABEL TASMAN Walk along the Queen Charlotte Track through the secluded bays of the Marlborough Sounds. Paddle in a sea kayak around the rugged headlands of Abel Tasman National Park to view seals and dolphins. Go wine tasting in Blenheim – best known for its sauvignon blancs.

AUCKLAND & THE NORTH From Auckland, hop on-board a scenic ferry to Waiheke Island. Take a helicopter ride over the Bay of Islands for a thrilling bird’s-eye view of these picturesque islands. Visit the Coromandel Peninsula, and dig a hole on the remarkable Hot Water Beach for a thermal soak. WELLINGTON & MARTINBOROUGH Visit the fascinating Te Papa National Museum in Wellington. Hire a bike to tour Martinborough’s vineyards and learn a thing or two about the local wines. Ride Wellington’s cable car for panoramic views over the stunning natural harbour. NAPIER & HAWKE’S BAY Visit the seaside resort of Napier and see the Art Déco architecture and visit one of the local wineries. Enjoy a 4WD safari to Cape Kidnappers, just south of Napier, and see the largest mainland gannet colony in the world. ROTORUA, TAUPO & TONGARIRO Tour the mudpools and geysers of geothermal Rotorua, and finish the day with a hangi dinner. Visit Lake Taupo, the largest freshwater volcanic lake in the world. Enjoy New Zealand’s best day walk along the Tongariro Crossing, alongside 3 dramatic volcanic peaks.

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