New Zealand 13 Day

12N/13D

Itinerary

Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium

Welcome to Auckland! Upon arrival, you will be met by a local representative and transferred from the airport to the hotel on private basis. Check in and freshen up.

Later you will be taken to Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium. Set on the waterfront of Auckland City on Okahu Bay, just moments from the famous Mission Bay beach, it is one of Auckland's top attractions! It showcases over 30 live animal exhibits in spectacular habitat displays, including the world's largest Antarctic penguin colony exhibit and amazing underwater viewing tunnels.

Rest of the day is at leisure.

 

Overnight:    Auckland

Transfer to Rotorua

Waitomo Glow Worm Caves
 
Post breakfast check out from your hotel and you will be transferred to Rotorua.

Enjoy a guided tour of the world-famous Waitomo Glow worm Caves including an underground boat ride viewing the millions of glow worms on the cavern roof. On completion of the tour continue over the forested Mamaku Ranges to reach the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua.

Upon arrival in Rotorua check into your hotel. Later in the evening you may enjoy a relaxing soak in the tranquil setting of the Lake Spa Retreat at the Polynesian Spa. Ensure you are here before sunset to enjoy the best view while relaxing!!!!!!

Overnight:    Rotorua

Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve, Rainbow Springs

Visit Agrodome

After breakfast in the morning visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see the boiling mud-pools and the roaring geysers. Following this, visit the Rainbow Springs to see New Zealand’s trout, birds. You will also experience a Kiwi Encounter offering unique behind-the-scenes tours of a working kiwi nursery and hatchery and wildlife before continuing to the Agrodome for a New Zealand farm show featuring sheep dog demonstrations, cow milking and an introduction to the stars of our sheep industry.

Overnight:    Rotorua

Visit Hobbiton and Agroventure

Post breakfast visit Hobbiton, the newly reconstructed and permanent film set which is located in the North Island of New Zealand near Matamata. Despite the parade of movie stars on and off the set, the site is still a working sheep and beef farm, where you will have the opportunity to cuddle and bottle feed the pet lambs.
NOTE: It is a walking tour around the set and sensible footwear is recommended.

Later proceed to Agroventure to enjoy some unique experiences. Agrojet: Take on New Zealand’s fastest jet sprint boat!

Swoop: Feel your heart beat as the anticipation increases as your raised 40 metres into the air high above the Ngongotaha stream, and then pulling a ripcord that that plunges you into an exhilarating swoop towards the ground at 130kmph.

Shweeb: The Shweeb will get your pulse racing as you push through THE EDGE to compete against friends or family or clock to race for to challenge the world record.

Freefall Xtreme: Fly unattached and pretend that you are just like your favorite super hero. Freefall Xtreme is the only place in NZ where you can body fly.

Bungy: Jump into the experience of a lifetime with best value bungy at Agroventures.

Overnight:    Rotorua

Transfer to Auckland Airport for flight to Queenstown.

Skyline Queenstown Luge with lunch

Post breakfast check out from your hotel and you will be transferred to Auckland Airport for your onward flight to Queenstown.

Welcome to Queenstown, surrounded by majestic mountains and set on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, the natural beauty and the unique energy of the region create the perfect backdrop for a holiday full of adventure, exploration or relaxation.

On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Later proceed for the Skyline Queenstown Luge, which is a thrilling ride for all ages and abilities and one of the top things to do in Queenstown.

Before you take on the Luge Marvel at the stunning views as you ride the Skyline Queenstown Gondola - the steepest cable car lift in the Southern Hemisphere, and one of the must-do activities in Queenstown! En route you will enjoy a spectacular 220 degree panorama, with breath taking views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Walter Peak, Cecil Peak and over Queenstown.

Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore this adventure capital of the World. In the evening you can have a meal at the famous “Ferg Burger”.

Overnight:    Queenstown

Spend time at leisure.

Day at leisure, explore the city on your own.

Overnight:    Queenstown

4WD Safari of the Scenes Glenorchy Half Day Tour

Jet Boat Shotover River

Post breakfast proceed for your safari. Let Nomad Safaris take you on one a personalised adventure tour to the NZ backcountry. The award winning Safari of the Scenes will capture the heart of the most
avid Lord of the Rings fans as our expert guides will explore with you spectacular filming locations. You are guaranteed to shoot the best pictures of your trip today.

Later prepare yourself for the thrill and excitement of the ultimate Jet Boating experience with world famous Shotover Jet. It’s a unique, breathtaking white water ride and an adrenaline rush you’ll never forget!

Overnight:    Queenstown

Full Day Milford Sound with lunch

Today post your breakfast, proceed for your Milford Sound tour. Aboard a spacious boat, get up-close views of New Zealand’s fur seals, dolphins and Fiordland-crested penguins. This boutique vessel provides a superior experience with unforgettable memories of highlights like Mitre Peak.

Note: Tour duration approx 13 hrs.

Overnight:    Heartland Hotel Queenstown or similar

Depart Queenstown.

Today post breakfast check out from your hotel and you will be transferred to Wanaka.

Overnight:    Wanaka

Spend day at leisure or you can visit Puzzle World

Today after your breakfast you can explore Wanaka as you like it.

Alternatively you have an option to visit Puzzle World, for over forty years Puzzling World has been messing with people’s heads no matter what age, nationality or experience. With a mix of bizarre buildings, rooms of illusion and the world-famous Great Maze this attraction is designed to baffle your brain and challenge your perceptions of reality.

 


Overnight:    Wanaka Hotel or similar

Drive to Mount Cook

Early breakfast today and proceed for an amazing scenic drive towards Mount Cook. Spend some time at New Zealand’s highest mountain, Mt Cook (Aoraki in Maori) which towers 3,754 metres into the sky, providing a stunning backdrop to the beautiful Mount Cook National Park in the centre of the South Island. Next, depart and travel down the western side of Lake Pukaki at the foot of Mt Cook - and onto Tekapo. The views of this alpine region (mountains and glacier lakes) are breathtaking as you head towards the stunning, glacial fed Lake Tekapo. Visit the famous Church of the Good Shepherd standing in picturesque solitude on the foreshores of the lake.

 

Overnight:    Hermitage Hotel or similar

Transfer to Christchurch

Early breakfast today and proceed for Christchurch and travel through the rich pastoral farmland of the Canterbury Plains before arriving in 'The Garden City', Christchurch, this evening. Check into you hotel and relax.

 

Overnight:    Heartland Hotel Cotswold or similar

Breakfast and drive towards the airport for your departure flight with wonderful memories of your New Zealand tour.


Important Note: The above itinerary is tentative and subjected to change without prior notice


Accommodation

01 nights’ accommodation in Auckland

03 nights’ accommodation in Rotorua

04 nights’ accommodation in Queenstown

02 nights’ accommodation in Wanaka

01 night accommodation in Mount Cook

01 night accommodation in Christchurch


Inclusion

  • Breakfast everyday except on Day 01
  • Sightseeing and Attractions
  • Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium (only ticket)
  • Auckland Sky Tower (only ticket)
  • Waitomo: Waitomo Glowworm Cave Guided Tour
  • Rotorua: Te Puia Guided Tour 90 minutes & Rainbow Springs All Inclusion Park Entry & Polynesian Lake Spa
  • Hobbiton Guided Tour
  • Agroventures 4-tune Flexi Pass
  • Agrodome
  • Skyline Queenstown Luge and Gondola on seat in coach basis
  • Dinner at Ferg Burger (Coupon)
  • Glenorchy – traveling by 4WD and TSS Earnslaw on seat in coach basis
  • Jet boat Shotover River on seat in coach basis
  • Milford Sound Day tour including lunch

Inter City Transfers:

  • Auckland to Rotorua
  • Rotorua to Auckland
  • Queenstown Airport to Hotel
  • Queenstown - Wanaka
  • Wanaka - Mt Cook
  • Mt Cook - Christchurch

Exclusions

    • GST of 9% from 01st June’2016 onwards
    • International & domestic airfare with taxes
    • Visa Fees and Travel Insurance
    • Any expenses of personal nature
    • Tips and porterage charges
    • Meals other than that what is mentioned in your itinerary.
    • Any services not mentioned in the inclusions list
    • Drinks including Water during meals or sightseeing tours are not included
    • Surcharges as applicable due to peak season, surcharge dates, trade fair dates, Christmas, New Year week.
    • Guaranteed early check in or late checkout is completely at the discretion of the hotel and we can only put in a request for the same.
    • Third person sharing the room may be provided with a roll away mattress
    • Night surcharges for transfers
    • If seat in coach transfers timings are not met; upgrade to private transfers will not be provided
    • Any City Tax / Resort fees if applicable to be paid directly at the hotel

     

    IMP NOTES:

    • The above is just a quote and there is no reservation done for the same. The above is subject to changes as on actual date of travel.
    • The above quote is subject to changes with change in number of travelling passengers. The above quote is subject to changes due to BLOCKOUT & SURCHARGE dates.
    • Any change in number of travelling passengers will further change the quote. The vehicle has to be returned with Fuel Completely filled.
    • Vehicle Delivery at the Hotel cannot be guaranteed at the time of the booking however can be requested for.
    • The client needs to hold an International Credit Card which is mandatory as a Copy of the same is required at the time the car is picked up by the client as a guarantee.
    • GPS System can be requested but not guaranteed.

     

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

    • All rates are valid from 01 April - 30 September 2017
    • TCIL reserves the right to change departure dates given the airline seat availability changes.
    • The rates are not valid on block out dates which covers sporting events , trade fairs , conventions , and major congresses
    • The rates are valid for minimum 02 adults travelling together at all times. The rates are not valid on block out dates.
    • Surcharges wherever applicable would be advised at the time of booking.
    • The rates are subject to availability of hotel accommodation and sightseeing tours at the time of booking. We reserve the right to use an alternate hotel accommodation of an equal or higher standard. If we source a more expensive alternative, we reserve the right to re-quote based on the higher rates.
    • Prices are not valid during Trade Fair periods.
    • Rates are valid for Indian Passport holders only.
    • We are not holding any Hotel blocks for this package.
    • International Check in time is 1400 hours / Check out time is 1100 hours, early check in and checkout is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.
    • Transfers wherever included are without night surcharges and from specific airports only. No refunds either in part or in full will be made for any unutilized service.
    • All the sightseeing tours and excursions are organized by local companies and may be from designated points. The timings and days of operation are subject to alteration. Changes if any will be intimated at the time of booking.
    • Sightseeing’s tours are strictly based on whether conditions and also local service providers have rights to cancel the sightseeing tours without prior notice.
    • Rates subject to change without prior notice and also for clients travelling during weekends. Offer can be withdrawn at any point without prior notice.
    • Bookings once confirmed are subject to cancellation charges which shall be advised at that time. As a practice all international hotels take a security deposit at the time of check-in. The amount is generally blocked on the client’s credit card or they can pay cash to the hotel. The amount will vary according to the hotel and is refunded back to the clients upon check out. Debit cards
    • should not be offered as it will be charged immediately and refunded only after 2-3 weeks.
    • Kesar Tourism is not responsible for any change in the price due to factors not in the control of the organization.
    • Sightseeing’s tours are strictly based on whether conditions and also local service providers have rights to cancel the sightseeing tours without prior notice

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