Travel 2 Australia & New Zealand 2018/19

21 day Spirit of New Zealand Christchurch • Milford Sound • Queenstown• Franz Josef • Nelson • Wellington • Napier• Rotorua • Auckland • Bay of Islands NEW ZEALAND

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Departures: Selected Departures throughout Jan - Dec, please call for details. Tour code LQCB.

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Day 3: Omarama – Dunedin Travel through Oamaru, with its famous white limestone buildings, to Dunedin for a tour of the city. With an afternoon at leisure, you have a range of optional experiences available – perhaps take a wildlife cruise out to Otago Peninsula or ride the historic Taieri Gorge Railway (all at own expense). (BD) Kingsgate Hotel Dunedin Day 4: Dunedin – Milford Sound Be awestruck by the World Heritage Fiordland National Park. You’ll see rainforest, ancient glaciers and mountain ranges, and then drive through the Homer Tunnel. Pass through the Cleddau Valley and the Chasm, before arriving in Milford Sound for your overnight cruise (please note: Cruise does not operate 21 May-15 September. During this period there will be a day cruise on Milford Sound and accommodation in Queenstown or Te Anau). (BD) Milford Sound Overnight Cruise Day 5: Milford Sound – Queenstown In the morning depart for the lakeside town of Te Anau. Explore the famous Te Anau Glowworm Caves by boat with a local guide, before travelling to New Zealand’s adventure capital, Queenstown. (BD) Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown (3 nights) Days 6 & 7: Queenstown Explore exciting Queenstown your way over the next two days. You may like to consider taking one of the optional experiences on offer, such as the Shotover Jet boat, a local wine tour, a round of golf, a 4WD minibus excursion through Skippers Canyon or simply exploring Queenstown on your own. That evening, you might

Day 1: Christchurch

On arrival at Christchurch Airport, you’ll be transferred to your hotel. That evening meet your Travel Director for a welcome reception and dinner. (D) Ibis Hotel Christchurch Day 2: Christchurch – Omarama Board your coach to see the extensive February 2011. Later, travelling over the patchwork countryside of the Canterbury Plains, the spectacular sightseeing begins. Enjoy sweeping views across the turquoise waters of Lake Tekapo and visit the Church of the Good Shepherd before soaking up the sensational alpine landscape of Mt. Cook National Park – a scenic highlight! You may choose to take an optional scenic flight over Mt. Cook (weather permitting, at own expense). (BD) Heritage Gateway Hotel 1 Rotorua Taupo Napier work carried out to rebuild the city after the devastating earthquake of

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Bay of Islands

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Auckland

Matamata

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Picton

Wellington

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Nelson

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Punakaiki

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Hokitika

Franz Josef Glacier

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Christchurch

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Mt. Cook

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Haast

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Queenstown

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