Travel 2 Australia & New Zealand 2018/19

17 day New Zealand Wonderland Auckland • Bay of Islands • Rotorua • Wellington • Franz Josef Glacier • Queenstown • Milford Sound • Te Anau • Dunedin • Mount Cook • Christchurch NEW ZEALAND

Departures: 2019: Jan 5, 19, 25; Feb 9, 16, 20, 25; Mar 2, 9, 27; Apr 6, 20; May 11; Aug 31; Sep 14, 28; Oct 4, 18; Nov 1, 15, 29. 2020: Jan 3, 10, 24; Feb 7, 14, 21; Mar 3, 13. Note: Itinerary shown is valid until Sep 28 2019. Departures after this date will follow a revised itinerary, please call for details.

Day 3: Bay of Islands Select from an extensive range of ‘Freedom of Choice’ options. Perhaps a tour to Cape Reinga with a drive along the sands of Ninety Mile Beach, a tall ship sailing or even a dolphin watching adventure cruise. (B) Day 4: Bay of Islands - Auckland In the morning, explore the Bay of Islands on a cruise to Cape Brett and the ‘Hole in the Rock’. Later, return to Auckland for a special Pacific-themed dinner at your hotel. (BD) Grand Millennium Auckland Day 5: Auckland - Waitomo - Rotorua Leaving the ‘City of Sails’, travel south to the Waitomo Caves for a boat ride through a mystical grotto lit by thousands of tiny glow worms. Immerse yourself in Rotorua culture that evening with an authentic Maori Hangi feast and traditional entertainment. (BD) Holiday Inn Rotorua (2 nights) Day 6: Rotorua Discover some of Rotorua’s iconic attractions today from a wide selection of ‘Freedom of Choice’ activities. Perhaps enjoy a sheep show at the Agrodome, marvel at the geysers and bubbling mud pools at Te Puia Thermal Reserve, or visit some of the sets from the Lord of the Rings movies. (B)

Day 1: Arrive Auckland

Bay of Islands Whangarei

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Meet and transfer to your hotel. A selection of ‘Freedom of Choice’ touring options are available today – perhaps visit the Auckland Museum, take a Waiheke Island wine tour, or enjoy a cruise across Waitemata Harbour. (D) Grand Millennium Auckland Day 2: Auckland - Bay of Islands Travel along the Hibiscus Coast and visit the Matakohe Kauri Museum for an insight into the pioneering history of the Northland region. Arriving into the Bay of Islands,

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Auckland

Rotorua

Hamilton Waitomo

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Taupo

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Palmerston North

Picton

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Wellington

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Blenheim

enjoy a guided tour of the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds where, in 1840, the founding document of modern New Zealand was signed between the British and the Maori chiefs. (BD) Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands (2 nights)

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Arthurs Pass

Kaikoura

Franz Josef Glacier

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Christchurch

Fox Glacier

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Milford Sound 1

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Dunedin

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Te Anau

Gore

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