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7 North Island New Zealand
7 South Island New Zealand
7 Both Islands
Glacier and Coastal Wonder

8 DAYS Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Glacier Region, Tranz Alpine Train

DAY 1 - ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH
On arrival in Christchurch, ‘The Garden City’, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

DAY 2 - CHRISTCHURCH / DUNEDIN
Travel south across the Canterbury Plains to reach Scottish influenced Dunedin, renowned for the local wildlife and Otago University. (B)

DAY 3 - DUNEDIN / QUEENSTOWN
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dunedin city this morning. Travel to Queenstown this afternoon. (B)

DAY 4 - QUEENSTOWN - MILFORD SOUND
Follow the southern arm of Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden, and onward to Lake Te Anau. Enter the Eglinton Valley and travel through the breath taking man made Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls. Return to Queenstown. (B)

DAY 5 - QUEENSTOWN
A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more. (B)

DAY 6 - QUEENSTOWN / GLACIER REGION
Travel along the shores of Lakes Wanaka and Hawea to the Haast Pass. Continue up the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. For Self Drive clients, entry to the Glacier Hot Pools is included. (B)

DAY 7 - GLACIER REGION / TRANZ ALPINE TRAIN / CHRISTCHURCH
Travel north to Greymouth today and board the Tranz Alpine train. Ascend through lush beech forests past the alpine village of Arthur’s Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps. Travel over the Canterbury Plains to reach ‘the garden city’ of Christchurch. (B)

DAY 8 - DEPART CHRISTCHURCH
Transfer to the airport for your departing flight. (B)

* This tour is also available on self-drive basis

           
      2017    
      Daily Arrivals Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
      Oct 1, 2016 - Apr 30, 2017 $2,275 $3,450
           
      Hotels    
      Christchurch: Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch, Novotel Christchurch or similar
      Dunedin: Scenic Hotel Southern Cross or similar
      Queenstown: Millennium Hotel Queenstown, Novotel Queenstown Lakeside or similar
      Glacier Region: Distinction Fox Glacier or similar
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation in First Class hotels
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • Meet and Greet and airport transfers by private vehicle
  • Remainder of transportation by seat in coach with English speaking driver/guide.
  • Sightseeing with entry fees as specified in the itinerary
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