Originating in Auckland, the tour takes you over the harbour bridge and along the Hibiscus Coast, traveling through Whangarei, with an opportunity to see the mighty Kauri trees en route, before arriving in the beautiful Bay of Islands.
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While it is almost impossible to capture the beauty of this marvellous island nation in just a few days, we’ve tried our best to give you an essence of New Zealand with this itinerary. Explore all that New Zealand is famous for – the busting cities of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, the stunning thermal reserves & geysers of Rotorua, and the out-of-a-fairytale like Queenstown, also known as the adventure capital of the world.
Covering some of the most charming places in New Zealand, this itinerary surely lives up to its name. Starting with Auckland, The City of Sails, the tour takes you to the Hobbiton movie set, thermal reserves of Rotorua and Lake Taupo, the capital city of Wellington, Christchurch, Scottish influenced Dunedin, The TranzAlpine Train and the showstopper Queenstown, one of the most picturesque places on Earth.
Combining the best of Australia and New Zealand, this tour has all the makings of one of your most memorable trips. From the busting metropolises of Sydney and Melbourne to Ayers Rock and The Great Barrier Reef in Australia, to the world renowned towns of Rotorua and Queenstown in NZ, as well as a ride on the legendary TranzAlpine train, this trip is bound to create memories that last for a lifetime!
Begin your tour in Christchurch, The Garden City, before heading to Dunedin, known for its Scottish influence and wildlife. Enjoy a cruise on the world famous Milford Sound fjord and feel free to choose an adventure activity in dream city of Queenstown. Last but by no means the least, travel along the shores of The Glacier Region, before riding the TranzAlpine train.
After arriving in Christchurch, travel across the fertile Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo before continuing on to Mt. Cook, New Zealand’s highest mountain. Explore the world renowned Milford Sound fjord as well the fairytale like backdrop of Queenstown, the world’s adventure capital. Explore the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, before ending your trip on a high by taking one of the most scenic train journeys on the planet, the TranzAlpine.
Start your New Zealand sojourn in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city. Travel south for a guided tour of the Glowworm Caves, before a guided tour of Hobbiton Movie Set, one of NZ’s most visited attractions. Explore the incredible nature in Rotorua, Milford Sound, Queenstown and Glacier Region, before capping off your bucket list trip by riding the incredibly scenic TranzAlpine Train.
Arrive in the City of Sails, better known as Auckland, and travel to Waitomo for its famous Glowworm Caves, before arriving in the Thermal City of Rotorua, where you are bound to be amazed by the boiling mudpools and roaring geysers. Depart for The East Coast via Lake Taupo and explore the art deco city of Napier, along with enjoying a wine tour. Travel through the Manawatu Gorge before ending your dream vacation in Wellington, NZ’s capital city.
Welcome to Christchurch, also known as The Garden City. Travel across the Canterbury Plains to reach the Scottish influenced city of Dunedin, known for its natural history. Explore the Eglinton Valley and Milford Sound, where you enjoy a cruise on this world famous fjord. Depart for the extraordinarily beautiful Queenstown, where a plethora of adventure activities await you. Travel to Lake Pukaki and Mount Cook before returning to Christchurch.
Covering Auckland, Rotorua, Hobbiton and Waitamo, this 5 day tour takes you to some of New Zealand’s best known attractions. After arriving in Auckland, depart for The Thermal City of Rotorua via Hamilton, New Zealand’s 4th largest city. Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve and visit the world renowned Hobbiton Movie Set, before departing for the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves, described by many as one of the most unique experiences in the world.