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Travel Deal | Choose Your Own New Zealand Adventure

11-Day Auckland, Rotorua & Queenstown with International Flights from $2,499*

Save $321+ per person on this flexible New Zealand Adventure Travel Deal!

Highlights & Inclusions:

  • 11 Days / 9 Nights – New Zealand
  • 4-Star Accommodations: Auckland (2 Night), Rotorua (3), Queenstown (4)
  • New Zealand Domestic Flights: Rotorua to Queenstown, Queenstown to Auckland
  • International Flights: Los Angeles to Auckland (Return) Houston, Chicago & San Francisco also on sale!
  • Day Tours: Deluxe Coach from Auckland to Rotorua with tours of Waitomo Glow Worm Caves, Agrodome Farm & Te Puia Institute
  • Shuttle Transfers: Airport to Accommodation in Auckland & Queenstown
  • This free and independent travel (FIT) tour is customizable to suit your needs.

Permitted US Departure Dates: Now – June 19, 2019

Starting Price Can Be Found: April 24 – June 19, 2019

New Zealand Adventure Tour

Build Your New Zealand Adventure by Adding a Few Tours & Activities:

Auckland Adventures

  • SkyJump – Jump off Auckland’s Sky Tower in New Zealand’s Highest Jump.
  • SkyWalk – Walk around the outside of the tallest building in New Zealand with breathtaking 360-degree views.
  • Auckland Bridge Bungy Jump – Bungy jump off the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge with a chance for an optional dip at the only ocean touch jump!
  • Auckland Harbour Bridge Climb – A little adventure, a little epic sightseeing, a little history and a lot of fun! This unforgettable adventure takes you under, around, up and over the historic Auckland Harbour Bridge.
  • Piha Canyon Rappelling – Explore Piha Canyon, visit a black sand beach & rappel down a showering waterfall.
  • Kayak to Rangitoto Island – An adventure across the sea to a volcanic island with great views of Auckland. 

Rotorua Adventures

  • Rotorua Canopy – Embark on a magical journey through untouched native New Zealand forest from an unexplored perspective with a small group, fully guided canopy tour.
  • Gondola Ride & Luge – Relax and take in the 180 panorama of Rotorua on a cable car Gondola ride and race down the hill on a winding trail through beautiful forest.
  • Helicopter over White Island – Treat yourself to a scenic flight and 1 hour tour of the active volcano of White Island.
  • Agroventures – Experience up to five of New Zealand’s most iconic adventure activities: the Swoop, Agrojet, Freefall Xtreme, Shweeb Racing or Bungy Jumping.
  • Geothermal Wonderland – Take a guided tour of Rotorua’s best known thermal attractions – Waimangu Volcanic Valley & Waiotapu. 

Queenstown Adventures

  • Shotover Jet – Get ready for the world’s most exciting JetBoat ride, skimming past rocky outcrops and twisting through narrow canyons. 
  • Shotover Canyon Swing – Swing across the canyon on the world’s highest swing.
  • Hike the Routeburn Trail – Take a half-day to experience one of the world’s “Top Ten Classic Hikes” through awe-inspiring scenery with a knowledgeable guide. 
  • 4×4 through LOTR Scenes – Take in the breathtaking sights of the land around Queenstown with time spent at “Lord of the Rings” filming locations.
  • Nevis Catapult – Propel across the Nevis Valley on the biggest and most extreme catapult in the world. New in 2018!
  • Dart River Safari – This full day jet boat adventure offers your senses a feast of spectacular natural beauty on a journey into the wilderness of a World Heritage area.
  • Cruise & Cycle Queenstown – The perfect half day on a self-guided cycling trip, Spirit of Queenstown cruise to Mt. Nicholas High Country Farm and authentic NZ BBQ lunch.  
  • Scenic Helicopter to a Glacier -See dramatic views of the majestic Southern Alps and Aspiring National Park. Discover the ancient icefalls of glaciers before an alpine snow landing.
  • Bungy Jumping from the Kawarau Bridge – Jump from the world’s most famous and first commercial jumping site.
  • Skydive – Skydive high above the beautiful landscape of Queenstown.
  • Cycle the Queenstown Basin – Cycle through Otago’s Wakatipu Basin taking in breathtaking scenery, wineries, historic gold-mining towns, lakes and mountains. Along the way riders might discover hidden ruins, amazing architecture and historic bridges.
  • Walk the Milford Track – Extend your vacation with a 5-day hike along the famous Milford Track from Te Anau.
  • Gondola Ride & Zip-lining – Ride up the Queenstown Gondola and glide through the tree tops on a series of flying foxes on this guided tour. 

Booking Code: ST-NZ41

Call: 888-359-2877 (M-F, 8:30am-5pm CT USA)

Don’t miss this amazing New Zealand adventure vacation!

Book by: October 8, 2018

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Other Departure Cities

Direct International Flights from the following cities are available!

San Francisco – Add $100+

Houston – Add $100+

Chicago – Add $200+

Trip Details

As you stand on a precipice, high above canyon peaks and inches away from an endless drop, the rush of blood coursing through you may hitch your breath. But as you look out toward the  Southern Alps around you, majestic against a clear, deep blue sky, the scenery is what will truly take your breath away.

After taking the plunge and plummeting toward sparkling lakes and tall pines, the adrenaline rush will make you feel more alive than ever before. And as you swing from the rope attached to your harness, taking in the incredible views below you, you’ll know you can finally tick bungy jumping off your bucket list.

Taking the ultimate leap of faith gets no better than in New Zealand, the bucket list capital of the world. All the world’s landscapes and most extraordinary adventures are found in this epic destination, a playground for the fearless.

Live more and conquer your fears as you choose your own New Zealand adventures with this thrilling vacation package!

Auckland

Auckland Sky Tower Walk

Auckland Sky Tower Walk

Start your adventure in Auckland, the world-famous City of Sails. You’ll spend 2 nights in a 4-star hotel based perfectly near the heart of the city. Surrounded in black sand beaches, rolling green volcanic cones and a stone’s throw away from stunning islands, Auckland beautifully encapsulates the contrasts of New Zealand’s unique landscapes and urban city life.

Decorating the city skyline is the Sky Tower, where you can conquer your fear of heights with bungy jumping or a guided walk scaling the top of the tower. For an extra dose of adrenaline, scale the Auckland Harbour bridge on a guided climb or bungy jump only inches away from the gulf waters! Coupled with breathtaking views over the harbor, these thrilling adventures are totally worth it.

You may want to head away from the city and kayak to neighboring Rangitoto Island. Home to incredible walking trails through the world’s largest Pohutukawa forest, this volcanic island is paradise for nature lovers. Walk on the blackened lava fields, explore unique lava caves and keep an eye out for native bird life. Though you’ll still be able to see the city skyline from Rangitoto, you’ll feel like you’re an entire world away.

After your adventures in Auckland, board a luxury coach and ride through New Zealand’s agricultural townships. You’ll stop at the iconic Waitomo Caves and journey through the stalactites and stalagmites of these underground caverns. At the Glowworm Grotto, embark on a serene boat ride through the dark caverns, illuminated by the fascinating blue glow of a thousand glowworms.

Rotorua

Rotorua geothermal wonders credit Chris McLennan

Champagne Pool, Rotorua. Photo: Chris McLennan

You’ll continue on your coach ride into Rotorua, the “Sulfur City.” Known the world-over as New Zealand’s indigenous Maori cultural capital, you’ll experience this rich culture for yourself at Te Puia.

See the incredible geysers and bubbling mud pools that are part of Rotorua’s unique geothermal landscape. Witness artful woodcarving, weaving displays and other traditional crafts practiced by Maori artists. The warm hospitality of this Polynesian culture will leave a lasting impression.

You’ll spend 3 nights in Rotorua, packed with extreme adventures unique to New Zealand.

Get your hands on an Agroventures Flexi pass and get your blood pumping on up to five one-of-a-kind adrenaline rides:

  • Strap yourself into a harness, hoisted over 130 feet into the sky, and swing up to 80 miles per hour on the Swoop – it’s your favorite playground swing intensified times a million!
  • Reach speeds over 60 miles per hour on New Zealand’s fastest jet boat – the Agrojet!
  • Take on the Shweeb Racer, a human powered racing track in suspended aerodynamic racing pods!
  • Take the ultimate leap of faith on the Rotorua Bungy!
  • Experience an incredible free fall with wind speeds up to 136 miles per hour!

See more untouched New Zealand nature with a tranquil journey through verdant green canopies, or explore the geothermal wonders of the Waimangu Volcanic Valley. However you spend your time in Rotorua is certain to be an unforgettable blend of thrilling adventures and otherworldly scenery.

Queenstown

The Ledge Bungy, Queenstown credit AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand Travel DealNow get ready for the ultimate adrenaline rush in Queenstown, the “Adventure Capital of the World.”

You’ll spend 4 nights in a 4-star hotel right in the center of the action. Surrounded in snow-capped peaks and home to stunning Lake Wakatipu, extreme adventures cannot have a more beautiful setting. You may want to take it slow and recharge before your epic adventures with a soak in the Onsen Hot Pools, overlooking the magnificent Shotover Canyon. Or take a leisurely bike ride through historic towns, old railways and stopping at award-winning wineries on a cycling trip around the Central Otago region, only minutes away.

But if you’re ready to take on Queenstown at full throttle, a playground of exhilarating experiences is right at your fingertips.

  • Dart through narrow cliffs on a thrilling jet boat ride through Shotover Canyon.
  • Jump out of a plane and into the snowy mountains on a skydiving adventure.
  • Be among the first to shoot across the Nevis Valley in the world’s most extreme catapult.
  • Take scenic helicopter ride over breathtaking glaciers and panoramic views of the Southern Alps.
  • Jump off the historic Kawarau Bridge towards the turquoise Kawarau River on the world’s first commercial bungy jump.

Queenstown’s heart-stopping action offers endless opportunities to check off adventures from your bucket list. Whether you decide you take the plunge off a bridge, into a canyon or off a plane, the choice is yours.

Ready to craft your New Zealand vacation of a lifetime?

An amazing New Zealand vacation isn’t complete without a few thrills to keep the energy flowing throughout your trip. After taking on some the most extraordinary experiences in the world’s most exhilarating landscapes, you’ll feel like you’ve lived a thousand lifetimes. With all hotels, transfers and flights included, we’ll ensure your New Zealand adventure is as seamless as possible.

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