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Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Bay of Islands, New Zealand
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Russell, Bay of Islands
Russell, Bay of Islands
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Auckland Viaduct
Auckland Viaduct
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Waiheke Island
Waiheke Island
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Waiheke Island Gourmet Food & Wine Tour
Waiheke Island Gourmet Food & Wine Tour
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Entrance
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Entrance
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Rotorua, Waimangu Volcanic Valley
Rotorua, Waimangu Volcanic Valley
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Rotorua Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Park
Rotorua Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Park
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Abel Tasman National Park
Abel Tasman National Park
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Kaikoura, New Zealand
Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Kaikoura - Swimming with the Dolphins
Kaikoura - Swimming with the Dolphins
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Dart River Wilderness Funyak Safari into Mt Aspiring National Park
Dart River Wilderness Funyak Safari into Mt Aspiring National Park
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Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Milford Sound, Fly / Cruise / Heli Excursion
Milford Sound, Fly / Cruise / Heli Excursion

New Zealand Discovery

15 Days / 14 Nights
Auckland to Queenstown

Departs: Daily


Priced at USD$4,375 per person
Price is based on peak season rates. Contact us for low season pricing and specials.

INTRODUCTION

Highlights: Bay of Islands | Auckland | Waitomo Glowworm Caves | Hobbiton | Waimangu Volcanic Valley | Abel Tasman National Park | Swimming with Dolphins or Whale Watching Cruise | Queenstown

Beginning in the beautiful Bay of Islands, explore New Zealand’s rich culture, storied history and wildlife as you drive south to Queenstown. 

Embark on a wilderness cruise, explore Auckland, whisk away to your choice of excursions and explore the geothermal landscapes of Rotorua. 

You'll venture between beautiful beaches and fern-filled forests in Abel Tasman National Park, then continue to Kaikoura and Christchurch to take your pick of wildlife activities. 

The trip comes to a close as you visit Queenstown, where once again you'll have your choice of one of five adventures.. 

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Bay of Island | Arrival
Day 2
Bay of Islands Cruise with lunch
Day 3
Bay of Islands to Auckland (228km / 141mi)
Day 4
Auckland | Freedom of Choice – Choose 1 of 5 Excursions
 
1. Waiheke Island Gourmet Food & Wine Tour
 
2. Day Tour of Auckland’s West Coast
 
3. Afternoon Taste of Kumeu Wine and Food Tour
 
4. Morning Guided Bike Tour of Auckland’s Waterfront / Afternoon America's Cup Sailing Experience
 
5. Auckland’s fascinating Maori Cultural Performance & City Sights
Day 5
Auckland to Rotorua (361km / 224mi)
 
Admission to Waitomo Glowworm Caves
 
Admission to Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
Day 6
Exploring Rotorua
 
Admission to Waimangu Volcanic Valley
Day 7
Rotorua to Nelson (Flight)
Day 8
Nelson - Abel Tasman National Park Cruise Tour
Day 9
Nelson to Kaikoura (243 km / 150mi)
Day 10
Kaikoura to Christchurch (181km / 112mi)
 
Freedom of Choice – 1 of 2 Excursions
 
1. Swimming with Dolphins
 
2. Whale Watching Cruise
Day 11
Christchurch to Queenstown (Flight)
Day 12-14
Queenstown | Freedom of Choice – choose 2 of 5 Excursions
 
1. Full Day Milford Sound Coach/Nature Cruise/Coach
 
2. Half Day Boutique Wine Tour
 
3. Sheep Station to Sheep Station Cycle Tour & Walter Peak BBQ Lunch
 
4. Shotover Jetboat Ride & Walter Peak High Country Farm Excursion
 
5. Half Day Wilderness Safari - Jetboat & Forest Walk
Day 15
Queenstown | Departure

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New Zealand Discovery
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