New Zealand 2018 – Pre-Designed Private Travel
AUCKLAND • WELLINGTON • PELLISER BAY • NELSON • QUEENSTOWN
10 DAYS | PRICES FROM: $11,595 | BEGIN: Auckland END: Queenstown
This itinerary can be modified based on your specific interests, preferred travel dates and budget.
This Pre-Designed Private Travel Experience includes deluxe accommodations, meals as indicated, expert local guides, entrance fees, all transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car. Package price is per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement applies. Intra-tour air is subject to change. International air fare is additional.
Highlights & Inclusions
- Accommodations as shown
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- All transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car and driver
- Your own personal expert local guides
- See the views of Auckland from Mt. Eden
- Experience the legendary farm heritage, sheep shearing and sheep dogs in action
- Enjoy wine tasting in the Martinborough region famous for Pinot Noir
- Visit with artists in Nelson
- Fly over Milford Sound in a helicopter and experience an alpine landing
Prices Starting From
DAYS 1 – 2 • Auckland, NEW ZEALAND---Cordis HotelOn arrival in Auckland, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for early check in. Your tour of Auckland will include a drive over the Auckland Harbour Bridge to Westhaven Marina, Auckland Viaduct, Tamaki Drive and waterfront. Enjoy magnificent views from Mt. Eden. Discover the rea Middle-earth on the most picturesque private farmland near Matamata as you visit the Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogy. Meals: B
DAYS 3 – 4 • Wellington / Pelliser Bay---Wharekauhau LodgeFly from Auckland to Wellington for a tour that takes you to the peak of Mount Victoria for the fantastic views. Continue to tour the south coast and rocky hills, past the parliamentary complex, old government building and features of the New Zealand film industry. Travel north to Pelliser Bay. Experience the legendary farm heritage, sheep shearing and sheep dogs in action by 4-wheel drive. Explore the historic township of Greytown and the celebrated Martinborough wine region famous for Pinot Noir. Enjoy lunch with expertly matched wines. Meals: B 1L 2D
DAY 5 - 6 • Nelson---Eden HotelDrive from Wellington to Nelson, a scenic paradise with mountains sheltering the foothills and plains to the sea. There is no better way to explore and discover the quintessential Nelson lifestyle as this journey takes you to meet artists and into galleries exhibiting art forms of all persuasions. Winemakers share their world class wine as the host prepared matching food and lunch showcasing the huge variety of produce from this sunniest part of New Zealand. Meals: B
DAYS 7 – 10 • Queenstown---Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & SpaFly from Christchurch to Queenstown for an introductory tour of the area on arrival. Highlights of the tour will include Lake Hayes; Kawarau Bungy Centre where you may contemplate a jump; Arrowtown discovered to be a gold-rich area in 1862; Edith Cavill Bridge over the Shotover River; and Queenstown – the areas premier alpine resort. Take an excursion to Milford Sound by helicopter to see the unique character of the region with rainforest, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and the fjords carved by the glaciers. You will join a cruise on the fjord, and experience an alpine landing. You will have your last full day in New Zealand at leisure to enjoy Queenstown on your own. Transfer to the airport. Meals: B
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