North to South LOTR Explorer Independent Coach Tour

13 Days / 12 Nights
From NZ$6,005 per person Double / Twin Share
Double / Twin Share

This 13 day tour starts in Auckland and finishes in Christchurch.  Superb scenery and fantastic inclusions!

Highlights

  • Geothermal Rotorua
  • Visit the WETA workshop in Wellington
  • TranzAlpine scenic train
  • Dramatic Milford Sound

Departure Dates

Any date to suit your plans

Day 1: Welcome to Auckland 
Accommodation: Copthorne Hotel Auckland City 

Day 2: Auckland to Waitomo Caves to Rotorua 
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua 

Day 3: Hobbiton day tour from Rotorua, Maori Village tour and dinner this evening 
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua 

Day 4: Fly Rotorua to Wellington, afternoon Lord of the Rings Tours 
Accommodation: Hotel Ibis Wellington 

Day 5: Wellington to Christchurch via Air New Zealand flight 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Cotswold 

Day 6: Lord of the rings Edoras full day tour 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Cotswold 

Day 7: Christchurch to Mt Cook National Park 
Accommodation: Hermitage Hotel Room Mount Cook View 

Day 8: Mt. Cook National Park to Queenstown 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Queenstown 

Day 9: Full day tour to Milford Sound including a nature cruise 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Queenstown 

Day 10: Nomad Safari of the Scenes morning tour, free time to explore this afternoon 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Queenstown 

Day 11: Queenstown to Fox Glacier 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier 

Day 12: Fox Glacier to Greymouth, then take the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train to Christchurch 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Cotswold 

Day 13: Depart Christchurch today 

  • 12 nights Hotel 3 star accommodation
  • All coach tour transport as specified in this package
  • Daily breakfasts
  • 1 highlight dinner
  • Private airport & train station transfers
  • Domestic flight Rotorua to Wellington
  • Domestic flight Wellington to Christchurch
  • TranzAlpine train from Greymouth to Christchurch
  • Hobbiton Movie Set tour from Rotorua
  • Te Puia Maori Arts & Crafts
  • Entrance to Agrodome and sheep show
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Lord of the Rings Tour, Wellington
  • Lord of the Rings Edoras full day tour, Christchurch
  • Safari of the Scenes Glenorchy tour
  • Milford Sound Nature Cruise

 

Description & Highlights

This 13 day tour starts in Auckland and finishes in Christchurch.  Superb scenery and fantastic inclusions!

Tour Map

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Auckland 
Accommodation: Copthorne Hotel Auckland City 

Day 2: Auckland to Waitomo Caves to Rotorua 
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua 

Day 3: Hobbiton day tour from Rotorua, Maori Village tour and dinner this evening 
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua 

Day 4: Fly Rotorua to Wellington, afternoon Lord of the Rings Tours 
Accommodation: Hotel Ibis Wellington 

Day 5: Wellington to Christchurch via Air New Zealand flight 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Cotswold 

Day 6: Lord of the rings Edoras full day tour 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Cotswold 

Day 7: Christchurch to Mt Cook National Park 
Accommodation: Hermitage Hotel Room Mount Cook View 

Day 8: Mt. Cook National Park to Queenstown 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Queenstown 

Day 9: Full day tour to Milford Sound including a nature cruise 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Queenstown 

Day 10: Nomad Safari of the Scenes morning tour, free time to explore this afternoon 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Queenstown 

Day 11: Queenstown to Fox Glacier 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier 

Day 12: Fox Glacier to Greymouth, then take the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train to Christchurch 
Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Cotswold 

Day 13: Depart Christchurch today 

Included In Package

  • 12 nights Hotel 3 star accommodation
  • All coach tour transport as specified in this package
  • Daily breakfasts
  • 1 highlight dinner
  • Private airport & train station transfers
  • Domestic flight Rotorua to Wellington
  • Domestic flight Wellington to Christchurch
  • TranzAlpine train from Greymouth to Christchurch
  • Hobbiton Movie Set tour from Rotorua
  • Te Puia Maori Arts & Crafts
  • Entrance to Agrodome and sheep show
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Lord of the Rings Tour, Wellington
  • Lord of the Rings Edoras full day tour, Christchurch
  • Safari of the Scenes Glenorchy tour
  • Milford Sound Nature Cruise

 

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