Scenic New Zealand

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Journey Overview

Travel to New Zealand is pretty simple but there are a few things that may be different to your home country. A little prior research will have you better prepared and ensure you make the most of your holiday.

Day 1
Arrive in Auckland

Upon arrival at Auckland airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel. Visit Sky tower in the evening (entry included) later take a short walk to Viaduct harbour.

Day 2
Auckland sightseeing

After breakfast, today morning See firsthand why Auckland is regarded as one of the best cities in the world to live in, as you join this half day tour around the central city and picturesque suburbs. Your journey begins with a short trip over the Harbour Bridge to the North Shore before returning to the central city to visit Queen St and the Auckland Viaduct. You will continue on through the Auckland Domain, the city's oldest park, situated on a 62,000 year old volcano to Parnell Village for our morning tea stop. The historic buildings of Parnell have been transformed in to a trendy shopping area featuring many boutiques, antique, craft and specialty shops. Following this brief stop our tour will then take you along the scenic waterfront route of Tamaki Drive to the Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park, in Mission Bay. A memorial to the first Labor Prime Minister of New Zealand and the founder of the welfare state. Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park has panoramic views over Whenua Rangatira, Auckland city and Waitemata Harbour. This park is a popular wedding and tourist venue, with formal gardens and perfect venue for flying a fabulous array of colorful and creative kites. The tour then returns to downtown. Highlights: Harbour Bridge, Viaduct Harbour, Queen Street, Auckland Domain, Parnell Village, Tamaki Drive, Michael Savage Memorial. SIC Customers will travel in a coach and self-drive customers will pick up their rental car from the city branch and travel in their car. Overnight at hotel (B)

Day 3
Auckland – Rotorua via Waitomo

After breakfast at hotel’s restaurant you will travel across the rich Waikato farmland for Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitomo Caves (entry & guided tour with boat ride is included) and a boat ride through the famous Glow-Worm grotto. Enjoy twinkling lights emitting from the ceiling like stars in a dark night. Later travel across to forested Mamaku Range to arrive at the thermal resort of Rotorua. Self-drive customers will pick up rental car from the local city branch for travel. Overnight at hotel (B)

Day 4
Rotorua sightseeing

After breakfast at Hotel’s restaurant, today we proceed to Agrodome (included) to witness the Agrodome Agricultural Show, where you will be entertained by New Zealand's performing sheep and other attractions. Later proceed to visit Te-Puia thermal village (included) known for its hot springs, geysers and boiling mud pools. Watch the Maori craftsmen and learn about the traditional arts of carving and weaving and Rainbow Springs (included) to see the flower and fauna of New Zealand. SIC Customers will travel in a sightseeing coach & self-drive customers in their rental car. Evening at leisure Overnight at hotel (B)

Day 5
Rotorua - Queenstown

After breakfast at Hotel’s restaurant, travel to Rotorua airport and board your flight to Queenstown (flight not included), upon arrival in Alpine city SIC transfer to travel to your hotel. Self-drive customers will pick up their rental car and drive to their hotel. Evening is at leisure Overnight at hotel (B)

Day 6
Milford sound day tour

This morning we head to Milford Sound Cruise (included). SIC customers will travel in a five star coach; self-drive customers will travel to Milford in their rental car. This famous cruise gives you an opportunity to see MITRE PEAK which is just out of the water and mile high. Go exploring with a nature guide in the tender vessels and kayaks. You may see fur seals lazing on the rocks and lots of sea birds and numerous waterfalls. Return back to the hotel in the evening. Overnight at hotel (B)

Day 7
Queenstown day free for optional activities

After breakfast, today you have an option to enjoy the exciting Shotover Jet Boat Ride, Ledge Bungee Jump, River Rafting, Sky Diving etc. (activities not included) Overnight at hotel (B)

Day 8
Queenstown- Glacier region

After breakfast leave for Franz Joseph. Discover the rugged scenery along one of New Zealand's most awe-inspiring highways. The viewing platforms overlooking Franz Josef show the sheer size and beauty of these natural wonders and provide fantastic photo opportunities. SIC customers will travel in a coach and self-drive customers will travel in their rental car. Overnight at hotel (B)

Day 9
Glacier Region

Day free for optional activities like: Helicopter ride onto Glaciers, Heli Hike, Ice Explorer, Quad Biking or visit to Glacier hot pools. Overnight at hotel (B)

Day 10

Today, check out from hotel and leave for Greymouth. On arrival you will board Tranz Alpine train for one of the most scenic train journeys in the world. On arrival in Christchurch you will be transferred to hotel. SIC customers will travel in a coach and self-drive customers will travel in their rental car. Overnight at hotel (B)

Day 11
Departure day

After breakfast SIC customers will be transferred to airport in a shared vehicle. Self-drive customers will travel their rental car, drop the car at airport branch and board your flight for onward journey (flight not included) (B)


  • Meet & greet on arrival in case of SIC customers.
  • 2 night’s accommodation in Auckland
  • 2 night’s accommodation in Rotorua
  • 3 night’s accommodation in Queenstown
  • 2 night’s accommodation in Glacier region
  • 1 night accommodation in Christchruch
  • Daily cooked breakfast in Hotel’s restaurant, in case of no restaurant at hotel/ motel, Continental breakfast will be served in your room a day prior.
  • Sky Tower
  • Auckland City tour
  • Waitomo caves
  • Agrodome
  • Te-Puia Thermal Village
  • Rainbow Springs
  • Milford Sound Cruise
  • Tranz Alpine train (seat in coach passengers only)
  • All transfers and tours as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Complimentary SIM card per family on arrival


  • International and Domestic Airfares for and from New Zealand.
  • Transfer to visit Sky Tower
  • Activity transfers if any (unless specified)
  • Cost of travel or any other insurance.
  • Cost of Optional & Add-On tours unless mentioned otherwise.
  • Porterage at hotels, airports, tips, insurance, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges and all items of personal nature and also food & drinks not forming a part of the group menus.
  • Meals if not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Additional transfer if any.
  • Toll, parking & Fuel at all destinations as well as hotels.
  • GPS & Excess Insurance if not mentioned in inclusions.
  • Any damage for hotel rooms / coach.
  • Any Bond (Hotel will require cash or credit card bond & Rental car company will require credit card bond) during stay, from client.
  • Any optional activities and transfer if require.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in 'Tour Price Includes' box
  • GST @ 3.5% is not included

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