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11 Days: Ultimate Solo New Zealand Tour [UGPSG11]
Starting at
$5,839

Guaranteed Departures

2020

Jan 7

Highlights

  • All inclusive
  • 11 Days/10 Nights
  • Fully escorted luxury 20 seat coach travel with panoramic windows
  • 4.5 star accommodations
  • Hotel porterage (we’ll handle your luggage for you!)
  • 3 cruises included
  • Personalized meet and greet on arrival

Inclusions

  • Accommodation – Christchurch – Sudima Christchurch City (2 nights), Franz Josef – Te Waonui Forest Retreat (1), Queenstown – Millenium Queenstown (2), Te Anau – Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas (2), Dunedin – Distinction Dunedin (1), Mt. Cook – The Hermitage Hotel (Aoraki Wing, 1), Christchurch – Sudima Christchurch City (1)
  • Meals – 10 cooked breakfasts; 8 sumptuous dinners including 2 specialty dinners: Walter Peak Homestead, Queenstown; Farewell Dinner, selected beverages, Christchurch; 1 Ultimate High Tea: Larnach Castle
  • US Domestic Flights – (Not included, but can be added to your quote)
  • International Flights – Los Angeles to Christchurch, Christchurch to Los Angeles (Not included, but can be added to your quote)
  • Day Tours – Christchurch: International Antarctic Centre, City Sights Tour; TranzAlpine Scenic Rail Journey; Southern Alps Ultimate Coach Journey; Queenstown: Cruise on the TSS Earnslaw; Arrowtown: Lakes District Museum; Milford Sound: Cruise & Picnic Lunch; Dunedin: City Sights tour, Larnach Castle tour; Mt. Cook: Canterbury Scenic Sights
  • Transfers – Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport
  • All Taxes and Fuel Levies (Except where noted)

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Christchurch

On arrival into Christchurch you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Meet your traveling companions over a complimentary pre-dinner drink.

Hotel Sudima Christchurch City (2 nights)

Dinner included

Day 2: Christchurch

Visit the International Antarctic Centre for an interactive experience of Antarctica, followed by a city tour of Christchurch and free time at leisure.

Breakfast included

Day 3: Christchurch – Arthur’s Pass – Franz Josef

Board the TranzAlpine and travel through spectacular gorges to Arthur’s Pass. Board your Ultimate coach and travel to Hokitika, before continuing to Franz Josef where time is available to experience a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the spectacular glaciers.

Hotel Te Waonui Forest Retreat

Breakfast & Dinner included

Day 4: Franz Josef – Queenstown

See the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you travel south along the West Coast and the Haast Pass. Arrive into picturesque Queenstown where this evening is free to dine at leisure.

Hotel Millennium Queenstown (2 nights)

Breakfast included

Day 5: Queenstown

Today is a free day for optional sightseeing. This evening board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak Station. Enjoy a gourmet barbecue dinner at the Colonel’s Homestead followed by a short farm tour and a sing along by the piano as your cruise back to Queenstown.

Breakfast & Specialty Dinner included

Day 6: Dunedin – Te Anau

Travel to Arrowtown to visit the Lakes District Museum. Continue to Te Anau, the gateway to Fiordland.

Hotel Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas (2 nights)

Breakfast & Dinner included

Day 7: Te Anau – Milford Sound – Te Anau

Enjoy a fascinating drive to Milford Sound for a nature cruise on this magnificent fiord. See the spectacular Bowen Falls and towering Mitre Peak as you enjoy a picnic lunch onboard. Return to Te Anau for free time.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Day 8: Te Anau – Dunedin

Travel to Dunedin for a city tour followed by some free time to explore at leisure.

Hotel Distinction Dunedin

Breakfast & Dinner included

Day 9: Dunedin – Mt Cook

Travel along the Otago Peninsula to Larnach Castle for a guided tour followed by an Ultimate High Tea. Travel to Oamaru famous for its limestone, follow the Waitaki River to Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest Peak.

Hotel The Hermitage Hotel (Aoraki Wing)

Breakfast & Dinner included

Day 10: Mt Cook – Christchurch

Today the opportunity is available to enjoy a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the Southern Alps. Continue to Lake Tekapo to view the brilliant turquoise water, the Church of the Good Shepherd and the Sheep Dog Statue before arriving into Christchurch. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner including selected beverages with your new found friends.

Hotel Sudima Christchurch City

Breakfast & Specialty Dinner included

Day 11: Depart Christchurch

Time to say goodbye. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday.

Breakfast included

All prices are USD$/person. Subject to availability and seasonality. Other Conditions Apply (see Terms and Conditions).