An Aotearoa Adventure

from 

AU$4,141

per person
 
Duration: 22 Nights
Destination: New Zealand
Region: New Zealand
Deal Code: PABEMHY

 

 

Description

Explore New Zealand from top to bottom at your leisure. You’ll find everything from untamed wilderness and pristine landscapes to rich culture and up-beat cities. This beautiful country is the definition of diversity. Experience, sun sand and scenery in the far north then head south for volcanic wonderlands, 1930’s architecture, and vibrant, quirky culture.

Hit the South Island for wineries, an abundance of lakes and towering mountains, adrenaline packed activities or local cuisine. Whether your after activities to get the blood pumping, or just want to relax and unwind, you’ll find it in any of these jaw dropping destinations.  

Your Holiday Package Includes:

  • 22 Day car hire in a Toyota Corolla Auto or similar from Auckland Airport
  • 21 Nights accommodation at selected hotels throughout
  • Fullers Great Sights Bay of Islands Tour
  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tours
  • Hells Gate Geothermal Reserve & Mud Spa
  • The Great Journeys of New Zealand Car Ferry from Wellington to Picton
  • Shotover Jetboat Ride, Queenstown
  • Milford Sound Nature Cruise
  • Larnach Castle & Gardens Entrance

**Rate is based on 2 adults for travel 01 – 22 February 2022. Other dates available from 01 Oct 2021 – 20 Dec 2021 and 10 Jan 2022 to 31 May 2022, surcharges may apply.

Call or chat us to add on flights or to make this holiday perfect for you!

Itinerary:

Auckland
This vibrant city is well known as the City of Sails for its unique twin harbours, that are home to more than 500,000 sail boats and an endless number of beaches. You’ll be within a 30-minute drive from the ocean where ever you are in the city. Adding to Auckland’s fascinating identity are the 48 volcanic cones settled amongst the city. Visit one of these craters for 360° views of Auckland and beyond.

Bay Of Islands
This subtropical destination is home to clear blue waters, soft sandy beaches and an abundance of wildlife. Soak up the sun, or stroll around to drink in the views of this breathtaking region. Your Bay of Islands cruise will travel along Cape Brett Peninsula to the historic lighthouse and the famous Hole in the Rock before spending some time on the island of the day! Don’t forget to visit the Treaty of Waitangi to clue up on a milestone in New Zealand history and culture.

Auckland
There is more to explore, with about 50 islands in the Auckland region. Visit Waiheke Island for a haven of beautiful vineyards, olive groves, and farmland or Rangitoto for great hikes, native wildlife and water activities. Retreat to the mainland to a waterfront restaurant for mouthwatering bites and gorgeous marina views, filled to the brim with spectacular yachts.

Rotorua
Experience the real Middle-Earth with a visit to the Hobbiton™ Movie Set. Take a guided tour of New Zealand’s most active geothermal reserve, walking amongst erupting waters, an active mud volcano and land coral. You can even test out the healing mud pool! The things to see and do in Rotorua are endless, from lakes, Redwood forests and glow worms to Maori culture, adventure activities and natural spas.

Napier
Gorgeously preserved 1930’s architecture is what separates Napier from the rest. Street after street offers beautifully restored Art Deco buildings, making it one of the most famous complete collections of Art Deco buildings in the world. During your stroll around the city you’ll also see more than 50 walls with magnificent painted murals. Head just out of town for superb wine tasting and vineyards.

Wellington
Recently named “the coolest little capital in the world” by Lonely Planet. Surrounded by nature, and fueled by creative energy. You’ll experience quirky and unique everywhere you go, from the funky street cafés and markets to the museums and art galleries. Ride the cable car to Kelburn for amazing views, walk the Makara Peak track or admire the waterfront.

Blenheim
The heart of the Marlborough wine-growing region and one of the sunniest towns in New Zealand. Mountains frame the area and trap the summer heat, where you can enjoy temperatures around 30°C while you sip at wine, nibble on local produce, and leisurely pedal your way around the vineyards.

Christchurch
A city for the explorer! Urban regeneration and heritage thrive here, with a constantly evolving city that has had to adapt its structure after the Christchurch Earthquakes. You’ll find great coffee in a rustic shipping container, cutting edge architecture and some of the oldest and most treasured buildings in New Zealand. You can pick your poison in this city, whether you wish to spend the day exploring the inner city, head to the spectacular coast or inland to the Southern Alps and Canterbury Plains.

Franz Josef
The town that serves the glacier of the same name. Explore this spectacular World Heritage area and visit the glacier by 1.5hour walk, a heli-hike or a guided ice walk. Visit the endless supply of rainforest, waterfalls, and lakes or retreat to the Glacier Hot Pools.

Queenstown
Surrounded by steep, rugged mountains and settled at the edge of a lake, Queenstown is the hub for those who want the adrenaline rush and adventure, or those who wish to relax and indulge. You won’t be short of things to do and see, its what dreams are made of.

Te Anau
Nestled on the lakes edge, this town has plenty to offer. Sample some delicious local foods such as Venison and Oysters, and indulge in local activities from fishing and kayaking, to exploring the Glow Worm caves. Make plans at the DOC Visitor Centre to walk one of the famous tracks, Milford, Routeburn or Kepler. Cruise the full length of the fiord for excellent wildlife viewing including seals, dolphins and penguins.

Dunedin
Known as the Edinburgh of New Zealand, this city proudly showcases its Scottish heritage. Explore the Otago University campus for unique student culture and history. Take a leisurely drive out to the Otago Peninsula where the views are endless and you can encounter some unique wildlife, such as the Northern Royal Albatross and the rarest penguin colonies in their natural habitat. Experience Larnach Castle and the exciting, sometimes scandalous, sometimes tragic history, its magnificent carved ceilings, New Zealand antiques and breathtaking views. Larnach Castle offers you a vision of the past and present.

Twizel
With the Southern Alps as a backdrop, this little town is located on one of the most picturesque lakes. Here you can catch salmon and trout that are so well fed by nature, they reach a whopping 17kg. Twizel offers great opportunities for walking, biking, boating, or simply relaxing at the cafes and restaurants. Be sure to admire the clear nights sky, the stars twinkle extra bright in this town.

Christchurch
Your unforgettable journey ends here, in a city that is sure to leave an impression. Explore a little more of Christchurch before heading home or relax and reminisce in the Hammer Springs thermal soak.

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* Conditions apply. Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Booking and full supplier terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated).

Prices listed are per person in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown *on the lowest inside category available at the time.  Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 30 September 2021 and can be withdrawn without notice. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.