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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 Distinction Christchurch (2 nights)

DAY 2: CHRISTCHURCH (B)

Today visit the International Antarctic Centre, followed by a Christchurch city tour and time to journey on board the Christchurch Tram. This evening is free to explore the local cuisine.

DAY 3: CHRISTCHURCH – ARTHUR’S PASSFRANZ JOSEF (B,D)

Board the TranzAlpine, travel through spectacular scenery to Arthur’s Pass. Travel to Hokitika, famous for its Greenstone before arriving into Franz Josef where time is available for a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the spectacular glaciers. Hotel Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier (Douglas Wing)

DAY 4: FRANZ JOSEFQUEENSTOWN (B)

Travel south via the Haast Pass, an area of stunning beauty before arriving into Queenstown. This evening is free to dine at leisure. Hotel Copthorne Hotel and Resort Lakefront (2 nights)

DAY 5: QUEENSTOWN (FREE DAY) (B,SD)

Today is a free day for you to explore Queenstown. This evening board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise to Walter Peak Station. Sit back, relax and enjoy a gourmet barbecue dinner followed by a short farm tour before reboarding the TSS Earnslaw for the return cruise.

DAY 6: QUEENSTOWNMILFORD SOUND OVERNIGHT CRUISE (B,D)

Merry Christmas! Travel via Te Anau into the Fiordland National Park to Milford Sound for your overnight cruise. View spectacular waterfalls, rainforest, mountains and wildlife. This evening enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner. Overnight Milford Mariner

DAY 7: MILFORD SOUND – TE ANAU (B,D)

After a hearty breakfast, head back out to the Tasman Sea (weather permitting), then return back to the wharf and enjoy the scenic drive to Te Anau for an afternoon at leisure. Hotel Distinction Luxmore (Deluxe Room)

DAY 8: TE ANAUDUNEDIN (B,D)

Travel to Pukerangi to board The Taieri Gorge Limited for a journey through spectacular scenery. On arrival in Dunedin your coach will transfer you to the hotel. Hotel Scenic Hotel Southern Cross (2 nights)

DAY 9: DUNEDIN (B,SD)

Travel to Larnach Castle for a guided tour followed by a delicious Devonshire Tea. Return to the city for an city tour and time at leisure. Tonight a Scottish evening will be presented comprising of bagpipes, great food, Haggis Ceremony and gift.

DAY 10: DUNEDINCHRISTCHURCH (B,SD)

Visit Olveston, a prosperous merchants’ home from the turn of the century before travelling to Oamaru, famous for its limestone. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner with your new found friends. Hotel Sudima Hotel Christchurch Airport

DAY 11: DEPART CHRISTCHURCH (B)

Time to say goodbye. You will 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 2019
Sydney $4999 + $185 air taxes $5184 Dec 20
Melbourne $4999 + $185 air taxes $5184
Brisbane $4999 + $185 air taxes $5184
Gold Coast $4999 + $185 air taxes $5184
Canberra $5229 + $245 air taxes $5474
Cairns $5279 + $230 air taxes $5509
Adelaide $5299 + $190 air taxes $5489
Hobart $5299 + $190 air taxes $5489
Launceston $5299 + $190 air taxes $5489
Perth $5549 + $175 air taxes $5724
  • REEF N OUTBACK SPECIALSAVE $100 PER PERSON ON ADVERTISED PRICE
  • Prices per person twinshare
  • All dates guaranteed departures
  • Land only $4699pp
  • Sole Use +$1430
  • Escort provided on arrival into New Zealand
  • Airline taxes are approximate and are subject to change

Highlights & inclusions

  • International Antarctic Centre
  • Christchurch Tram
  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey
  • Cruise Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw
  • HIGHLIGHT Milford Sound Overnight Cruise
  • Taieri Gorge Limited Rail Journey
  • Larnach Castle*
  • Haggis Ceremony & Gift
  • Olveston Historic Home*
  • City sights tour of Christchurch & Dunedin
  • Return airfares from your homeport
  • Personalised Meet & Greet on arrival
  • Return airport transfers in New Zealand
  • Modern coach travel with 2 door access, restroom, reclining seats and panoramic windows
  • Professional Coach Captain & Tour Guide
  • 9 nights 4 star hotel accommodation
  • Milford Sound Overnight Cruise
  • 3 two night stays
  • Hotel porterage
  • 2 rail journeys
  • 1 cruise
  • All sightseeing and pre paid attractions
  • GST (New Zealand Goods and Services Tax)
  • Comprehensive documentation pack
  • 10 cooked breakfasts
  • 8 sumptuous dinners including 4 specialty dinners: Walter Peak Homestead, Queenstown; Christmas Dinner, Milford Mariner; Haggis Ceremony, Dunedin; Farewell Dinner, Christchurch
  • 1 delicious Devonshire Tea: Larnach Castle
  • Note: Dinner on Day 1 not included for anyone arriving later than 8pm.
  • *Guided tour is included with 1 guide per 24 travellers.

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