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DAY 1: ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH (D)

On arrival into Christchurch you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative and transferred to your hotel. Hotel Sudima Hotel Christchurch Airport

DAY 2: CHRISTCHURCH – ARTHUR’S PASSFRANZ JOSEF (B,D)

This morning board the TranzAlpine, renowned as one of the great train journeys of the world. Travel through spectacular gorges to Arthur’s Pass. Board your coach and travel to Hokitika, before continuing to Franz Josef. Time is available to experience a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the spectacular glaciers. Hotel Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier (Douglas Wing)

DAY 3: FRANZ JOSEFQUEENSTOWN (B)

See the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you continue via the Haast Pass, an area of stunning beauty before arriving into picturesque Queenstown. This evening is free and you may choose to dine out at one of the many fine restaurants. Hotel Mercure Queenstown Resort (Lakeview Rooms. 2 nights)

DAY 4: QUEENSTOWN (FREE DAY) (B,SD)

Today is a free day. There are plenty of sightseeing options and your Coach Captain and Tour Guide are available to assist. This evening board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak Station. Enjoy the best of New Zealand’s high country cuisine.

DAY 5: QUEENSTOWN – TE ANAU (B,D)

Enjoy a leisurely start this morning before travelling to Arrowtown to visit the Lakes District Museum. Continue to Te Anau, the gateway to Fiordland.
Hotel Distinction Luxmore Hotel (Deluxe Rooms. 2 nights)

DAY 6: TE ANAUMILFORD SOUND – TE ANAU (B,L,D)

Depart Te Anau for a fascinating drive to Milford Sound where you board your launch for a cruise on this magnificent fiord. See the spectacular Bowen Falls and towering Mitre Peak as you enjoy a picnic lunch onboard. This afternoon return to Te Anau where some free time is available.

DAY 7: TE ANAUDUNEDIN (B,SD)

Travel via Gore and Balclutha to Dunedin for an informative city tour followed by some free time at leisure. Tonight a Scottish evening will be presented comprising of bagpipes, great food, special Haggis Ceremony and gift. Hotel Mercure Leisure Lodge

DAY 8: DUNEDINTWIZEL (B,D)

Travel along the Otago Peninsula to Larnach Castle for a guided tour. Visit Glenfalloch Restaurant for a delightful morning tea. Travel to Oamaru famous for its limestone. Continue to Twizel for your overnight stay. Hotel MacKenzie Country Hotel

DAY 9: TWIZEL – MT COOKCHRISTCHURCH (B,SD)

This morning marvel at Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest peak. The opportunity is available to enjoy a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the Southern Alps. Continue to Lake Tekapo and view the brilliant turquoise water, the Church of the Good Shepherd and the Sheep Dog Statue before arriving into Christchurch. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner with your new found friends. Hotel Sudima Hotel Christchurch Airport

DAY 10: DEPART CHRISTCHURCH (B)

Time to say goodbye. You’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday.

(B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner, (SD) Specialty Dinner

dates & pricing

From Twinshare Total Departs 2017/2018
Sydney $3719 + $175 air taxes $3894 Sep 21*, 24*
Melbourne $3719 + $175 air taxes $3894 Oct 9*, 14, 27
Brisbane $3719 + $175 air taxes $3894 Nov 5, 14, 23, 26
Gold Coast $3719 + $175 air taxes $3894 Jan 31
Canberra $3949 + $195 air taxes $4144 Feb 15, 18, 23, 28
Cairns $3999 + $215 air taxes $4214 Mar 5, 13, 20, 23, 26, 29
Adelaide $4019 + $175 air taxes $4194 Apr 18, 28*
Hobart $4019 + $170 air taxes $4189 May 4*, 11*
Launceston $4019 + $170 air taxes $4189
Perth $4269 + $170 air taxes $4439
  • REEF N OUTBACK SPECIALSAVE $100 PER PERSON OFF ADVERTISED TOUR PRICE* Does not apply to seasonal discount offer dates
  • SEASONAL OFFER Save $250 per person on dates marked with *
  • Prices per person twinshare
  • All dates guaranteed departures
  • Land only $3419pp
  • Single Supplement $990
  • Escort provided on arrival into New Zealand

Highlights & inclusions

  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey
  • Cruise Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw
  • Lakes District Museum
  • Milford Sound Cruise & Lunch
  • Haggis Ceremony & Gift
  • Larnach Castle*
  • Glenfalloch Restaurant
  • City sights tour of Dunedin
  • *Guided tour is included with 1 guide per 24 travellers.
  • Return airfares from your homeport
  • Luxury coach travel with 2 door access, restroom, reclining seats and panoramic windows
  • Professional Coach Captain
  • Experienced Tour Guide
  • Personalised Meet & Greet on arrival
  • Return airport transfers in New Zealand
  • 9 nights superior hotel accommodation
  • 2 two night stays
  • Hotel porterage
  • 2 cruises
  • All sightseeing and pre paid attractions
  • GST (New Zealand Goods and Services Tax)
  • Comprehensive documentation pack
  • 9 cooked breakfasts
  • 8 sumptuous dinners including 3 specialty dinners: Walter Peak Homestead, Queenstown; Haggis Ceremony, Dunedin; Farewell Dinner, Christchurch
  • 1 picnic lunch
  • 1 delicious morning tea
  • Note: Dinner on Day 1 not included for anyone arriving later than 8pm.

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