Destination : NZ
Start City : Dunedin
Finish City : Christchurch
Type of Tour : Something mild, scenic and classic
Duration : 11 Days
Day1 : This is the “Start Date”. Your driver will pick you up from Dunedin Airport or your accommodation and your journey begins. Dunedin City is full of authentic welcoming characters that tell it like it is, with abundant wildlife on its door step and heritage buildings housing great cafes from The Octagon Square to the Royal Albatross Centre.
Day2 : Leaving Dunedin you will visit the Oamaru Penguin Colony and see the fascinating Moeraki Boulders on the way to Lake Tekapo where adventure comes naturally. Lake Tekapo reflects the splendour of the Southern Alps by day and the glittery sky by night. You will also visit one of the most photographed sites in New Zealand, Church of the Good Shepherd, and then enjoy the local stargazing.
Day3 : Next, experience the grandeur of Mt John and Lake Pukaki (Milk Lake). Then have a fresh taste of the famous Salmon from the High Country Salmon Factory and embrace the awe of the skyscraping mountains and permanent snow fields of the Mount Cook National Park. There will be time available today for hiking if you wish to get up close to the Glacier.
Day4 : Enjoy fine living and excitement in the quaint lakeside town of Wanaka. Visit the NZ Alpine Lavender farm and have fun at Puzzling World. You will have time to visit the most photographed “Lone Tree” in the South Island, take the Lake Wanaka Tour, or even play a round of golf.
Day5 : Kick back in the charm of country living with a tour of “Fruit Town” in Cromwell and then go on to discover New Zealand’s largest wine cave at the Gibbston Valley Winery, with Wine Tasting available, and finish the day in Te Anau which is the gateway to the Fiordland National Park.
Day6 : Today you will stand before the breath-taking view that is Milford Sound and enjoy the awe-inspiring Milford Scenic Cruise. Then we travel back to Te Anau where, if you wish, you can drift in black silence as you uncover an enchanting world of luminosity in the Gloworm Caves.
Day7 : Base yourself in Queenstown and discover the gold-mining heritage of the area. Queenstown sits on the shore of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu among dramatic alpine ranges. Enjoy a ride on the Skyline Gondola & Luge and also have the option of a freestyle jump at the original A J Hacket “The Ledge” Bungy Jump situated 400 metres above Queenstown.
Day8 : Visit Glenorchy where “Lord of the Rings” was filmed and have the option of taking the exhilarating Dart River Wilderness Jet Boat Tour. Take in the magnificent view of Queenstown and the Remarkables and be humbled by the majesty of your surroundings on the optional century-old steamship, TSS Earnslaw Cruise, which also includes a Farm Tour & BBQ Lunch or Dinner.
Day9 : Pass through the beautiful and historic gold mining town of Arrowtown and then travel on to see the Fox Glacier and Lake Matheson on the West Coast.
Day10 : Encounter what only skilled mountaineers have seen of the Fox Glacier with an optional scenic Helicopter flight and then travel on to the famous Hamner Springs where you can enjoy a relaxing swim in the natural thermal pools of this truly picturesque setting.
Day11 : This is your “End Date”. Travel back to Christchurch via the beautiful Kaikoura coast. Take on the sea in an optional epic Whale Watching tour or Lobster fishing trip and then carry on down the East Coast to the largest South Island city of Christchurch, known as the “garden city”, where your driver will drop you off at your accommodation or the airport to complete your tour.
Departure Day：This day can be ANY DAY AFTER “End Date” on which your tour ends. Your driver will pick you up from your accommodation and take you to the airport or instructed place.
Airport Pick-up & Drop-off
Number of Nights: This tour includes 10 nights of accommodation.
Kiwi Holiday Homes: Your privacy, safety and comfort are our prime considerations. Because we are only taking small groups we are usually able to book you into private Kiwi holiday homes. Compared with Motels, Hotels etc. this natural environment is more relaxed and allows you to better enjoy your surroundings. These holiday homes also provide you with facilities for laundry, washing, cooking and dining etc.
Meals: At your own cost and our driver will be happy to recommend the most popular local restaurants or cafes based on your preferences. If you don't feel like eating out, our driver will assist you to buy provisions from a local supermarket and also help you with the cooking. If you have any special eating or food requirements just let our driver know.
Optional Activity: This tour price does not include any admission required activities. However, you can choose any activities mentioned in "Summary of Trip" section in step 5, and will be in addition to the tour price.
1. We will use our best endeavours to book all activities and will make a full refund of any activities if unsuccessful;
2. The system currently only support “all group members” participate the optional activities that have been selected in step 5. However, if any member unwilling or unsuitable to do the activity, please contact us via E-mail: email@example.com we will reply and fully refund the relevant activity fees to you within 48 hours. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Tour Price: The tour price per person will reduce with each additional person booked on the tour. The stated per person tour price is based on a group of 10 people taking the tour which is the maximum number of people (including infants) per tour.
Confirmation: After your booking has been confirmed, you will receive a confirmation email regarding the tour and driver you selected from the booking process, you can contact the driver if you wish or the driver will contact you within 48 hours to discuss with you the pick-up time & location etc...
Arrival Day: This day can be ANY DAY BEFORE “Start Date” on which your tour starts. Your driver will greet you at the airport and take you to your pre-arranged accommodation. This is a free service.
Departure Day: This day can be ANY DAY AFTER “End Date” on which your tour ends. Your driver will pick you up from your accommodation and take you to the airport or instructed place. This is a free service.
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