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New Zealand: From $2,899 Per Person for an 8-Day Tour incl. Auckland, Rotorua, Queenstown, Milford Sound & Christchurch

New Zealand: 8-Day Tour with Sightseeing

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The Experience

Snow-capped mountains, fiords, lakes, lush greenery, and national parks are just a few of the wonders than place New Zealand high on a bucket list of many travellers. This eight-day tour takes travellers through some of its landmarks, starting from Auckland and going through Rotorua, the vibrant Queenstown, Milford Sound, and Mt Cook before reaching Christchurch.

The Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Auckland

  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel

Day 2: Auckland - Waitomo Caves - Rotorua

  • Leave the green hills behind and head to the Waitomo Caves region which hides a labyrinth of caves and underground rivers under its surface
  • Enjoy a boat ride upgraded with a guide’s commentary and fairytale-like views of glow worms
  • Continue the journey through farmland and forest until the distinctive smell of sulphur and constant steam mark the point of arrival in tempestuous, geothermal Rotorua

Day 3: Rotorua; dinner

  • Head to Te Puia, an arts and crafts centre, to witness Māori culture
  • Take a tour through a thermal valley full of forceful geysers and bubbling mud pools, see woodcarving and weaving schools and explore Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park to get up close to local flora and fauna
  • Later on, head to the Agrodome, a working farm with sheep shearing display and sheepdog trails, to see New Zealand’s agricultural industry in action 
  • In the evening, enjoy a cultural show followed by dinner cooked the traditional Maori way on hot stones underground

Day 4: Rotorua - Queenstown

  • Transfer to Rotorua airport for a flight to Queenstown and transfer to the hotel; please note that only hand luggage is included - upgrades are available for a surcharge

Day 5: Queenstown - Milford Sound – Queenstown

  • Embark on a journey to the heart of Milford Sound - a famous fiord which boasts rainforests, waterfalls and colonies of seals, penguins, and dolphins - past the Mirror Lakes and Eglinton Valley
  • When at Milford Sound, board a cruise to witness the wonders of Mitre Peak, glacier-scarred rock walls and waterfalls that tumble through valleys and crash into the sea far below
  • Head back to Queenstown

Day 6: Queenstown

  • Make the most of leisure time to explore the city as you please

Day 7: Queenstown - Mount Cook - Christchurch

  • Take a small d-tour to Aoraki, Mt Cook - the country’s tallest mountain
  • Explore the village and take in the picture-perfect view
  • Afterwards, pass the turquoise Lake Tekapo and river crossings before the patchwork farmlands of the Canterbury Plains lead to Christchurch

Day 6: Christchurch

  • Transfer to Christchurch airport; the tour ends

The Hotels

Budget Class

  • Auckland: Auckland City Hotel
  • Christchurch: Ibis Christchurch
  • Queenstown: Aspen Hotel
  • Rotorua: Ibis Rotorua

Standard Class

  • Auckland: Copthorne Hotel
  • Christchurch: Chateau On The Park
  • Queenstown: Copthorne Hotel
  • Rotorua: Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua

Superior Class

  • Auckland: Grand Millennium
  • Christchurch: Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square
  • Queenstown: Millennium Christchurch
  • Rotorua: Millennium Rotorua

Highlights

This eight-day tour covers many gems such as Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Maori arts and crafts institute and Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park

What You Get

Choose from Three Options

  • $2,899 per person, twin share for a budget class package (up to $5,084 value)
  • $3,099 per person, twin share for a standard class package (up to $5,526 value)
  • $3,399 per person, twin share for a superior class package (up to $5,912 value)

    • Price is per person, based on twin share (two people travelling together)
    • Single supplement (one person travelling alone): $1,272 applies for the budget option, $1,193 for the standard option and $1,585 for the superior option, payable at time of booking
    • Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Included in all options:
  • Seven-night accommodation
  • Meet & Greet service
  • Scheduled seat-in-coach transportation throughout
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Te Puia – Maori Arts & Crafts Institute
  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park
  • Agrodome Sheep Show
  • Maori Hangi dinner and concert
  • Milford Sound Cruise with lunch
  • Domestic flight from Rotorua to Queenstown (with hand luggage only)
  • All tours and transfers as listed
Exclusions:
  • International flights
  • Visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals other than specified
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, etc
  • Any other services not mentioned

The Fine Print

Blackout dates: 20 December 2019 to 10 January 2020

• Deal is valid for 1 person based on 2 people travelling together (twin share)

• Customers can purchase multiple vouchers

• Vouchers cannot be combined to extend stay

• Based on two people sharing, a single supplement of $1,272 applies for the budget option, $1,193 for the standard option and $1,585 for the superior option

• Package rates may not be applicable over special events and during Public Holidays - rates are subject to confirmation at the time of booking (60 days prior to the travel date)

• All travel to be completed within date periods specified above

Groupon strongly encourages all travellers to check official advice available at smartraveller.gov.au prior to purchasing this deal

Travel insurance not included; customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover after booking

• Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Standard fine print which applies to all travel promotions



How to Redeem


Can travel to: 31 Mar 2020


• Email to book: rohit@travelandtaste.com.au

• Phone to book: 0061 438 517 598

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