NZ Ultimate Must Do Adventure

19 days / 18 nights
From $5,185 per person Double/Twin Share
Double/Twin Share

What a great adventure you will have on this 19 day package!  Visit the must see places and experience the must do activities. From Bay of Islands to Fiordland National park this tour won't stop delivering thrills and excitement as you see what NZ is all about - beautiful scenery and world beating excursions.

Highlights

  • Beautiful Bay of Islands
  • Geothermal Rotorua
  • Wellington, the nation's capital city
  • West Coast Glaciers
  • Southern Lakes region
  • TranzAlpine train, rated as one of the world's most scenic rail journeys

Departure Dates

Daily departures

Day 1:  Welcome to Auckland City

Day 2:  Auckland to Paihia.  Visit Waitangi and take a cruise to Hole in the Rock.

Day 3:  Full day tour to Cape Reinga via Ninety Mile Beach

Day 4:  Free time this morning then back to Auckland

Day 5:  Today visit the iconic Waitomo Caves and then to Rotorua.  Visit a Maori village for an evening of song, dance and food.

Day 6:  Visit Hobbiton today on a tour from Rotorua.  Some free time this afternoon.

Day 7:  Fly to Wellington this morning.  Explore the capital this afternoon with a LOTR tour.

Day 8:  Fly to Christchurch today.  Spend rest of the day at leisure.

Day 9:  Today head into the hills on a LOTR inspired day of adventure

Day 10:  Christchurch to Mt Cook National Park.  Glacier explorers tour this afternoon.

Day 11:  Explore the Edmund Hillary Centre and then on to Queenstown

Day 12:  Some free time today after your thrilling jet boat ride.  This evening dine at Skyline overlooking the lake.

Day 13:  Enjoy an afternoon exploring the Central Otago wineries

Day 14:  Milford Sound day tour with Real Journeys

Day 15:  More Queenstown adventure.  Dart River Safari tour this morning, TSS Earnslaw cruise and BBQ dinner this evening.

Day 16:  Head into Glacier Country today

Day 17:  Explore the glaciers today.  A scenic helicopter flight with snow landing is the perfect way to do this.

Day 18:  Return to Christchurch across the Southern Alps by TranzAlpine scenic train

Day 19:  Depart Christchurch today

 

  • Coach transport
  • 18 nights Motel accommodation
  • 3 dinners
  • Private train station & airport transfers
  • 2 domestic flights
  • TranzAlpine train from Greymouth to Christchurch
  • Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach day tour
  • Cruise to Cape Brett and the Hole in the Rock
  • Hobbiton Movie Set tour
  • Agrodome Farm Show
  • Te Puia Maori Arts & Crafts
  • Mitai Maori Village Concert & Buffet Dinner
  • Waitomo Glow Worm CavesLord of the Rings full day tour
  • Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre explorer pass
  • Glacier Explorers Tour, Mt Cook National Park
  • Dart River Wilderness Safari
  • Queenstown Skyline Gondola with dinner
  • Queenstown Boutique half day wine tour
  • TSS Earnslaw cruise and dinner at Walter Peak high country farm
  • Shotover Jet ride
  • Milford Sound Nature cruise
  • Twin Glaciers Scenic helicopter flight
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds

 

 

  • Lunch or Dinner Cruise on Waitangi River
  • Hop on Hop off Explorer Bus, Auckland
  • International Antarctic Centre, Christchurch
  • Nevis Bungy, Queenstown
  • Whitewater Rafting, Queenstown

Description & Highlights

What a great adventure you will have on this 19 day package!  Visit the must see places and experience the must do activities. From Bay of Islands to Fiordland National park this tour won't stop delivering thrills and excitement as you see what NZ is all about - beautiful scenery and world beating excursions.

Itinerary

Day 1:  Welcome to Auckland City

Day 2:  Auckland to Paihia.  Visit Waitangi and take a cruise to Hole in the Rock.

Day 3:  Full day tour to Cape Reinga via Ninety Mile Beach

Day 4:  Free time this morning then back to Auckland

Day 5:  Today visit the iconic Waitomo Caves and then to Rotorua.  Visit a Maori village for an evening of song, dance and food.

Day 6:  Visit Hobbiton today on a tour from Rotorua.  Some free time this afternoon.

Day 7:  Fly to Wellington this morning.  Explore the capital this afternoon with a LOTR tour.

Day 8:  Fly to Christchurch today.  Spend rest of the day at leisure.

Day 9:  Today head into the hills on a LOTR inspired day of adventure

Day 10:  Christchurch to Mt Cook National Park.  Glacier explorers tour this afternoon.

Day 11:  Explore the Edmund Hillary Centre and then on to Queenstown

Day 12:  Some free time today after your thrilling jet boat ride.  This evening dine at Skyline overlooking the lake.

Day 13:  Enjoy an afternoon exploring the Central Otago wineries

Day 14:  Milford Sound day tour with Real Journeys

Day 15:  More Queenstown adventure.  Dart River Safari tour this morning, TSS Earnslaw cruise and BBQ dinner this evening.

Day 16:  Head into Glacier Country today

Day 17:  Explore the glaciers today.  A scenic helicopter flight with snow landing is the perfect way to do this.

Day 18:  Return to Christchurch across the Southern Alps by TranzAlpine scenic train

Day 19:  Depart Christchurch today

 

Included In Package

  • Coach transport
  • 18 nights Motel accommodation
  • 3 dinners
  • Private train station & airport transfers
  • 2 domestic flights
  • TranzAlpine train from Greymouth to Christchurch
  • Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach day tour
  • Cruise to Cape Brett and the Hole in the Rock
  • Hobbiton Movie Set tour
  • Agrodome Farm Show
  • Te Puia Maori Arts & Crafts
  • Mitai Maori Village Concert & Buffet Dinner
  • Waitomo Glow Worm CavesLord of the Rings full day tour
  • Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre explorer pass
  • Glacier Explorers Tour, Mt Cook National Park
  • Dart River Wilderness Safari
  • Queenstown Skyline Gondola with dinner
  • Queenstown Boutique half day wine tour
  • TSS Earnslaw cruise and dinner at Walter Peak high country farm
  • Shotover Jet ride
  • Milford Sound Nature cruise
  • Twin Glaciers Scenic helicopter flight
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds

 

 

Optional Extras

  • Lunch or Dinner Cruise on Waitangi River
  • Hop on Hop off Explorer Bus, Auckland
  • International Antarctic Centre, Christchurch
  • Nevis Bungy, Queenstown
  • Whitewater Rafting, Queenstown
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