General

Day 1
Start you New Zealand Tour by arriving into Queenstown

Today we check out and drive to the airport for your flight to New Zealand. Upon arrival into Queenstown, our local representative will be waiting outside the custom area to welcome you and take you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight at your hotel in Queenstown. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 2
Day Free
Optional : Visit Milford Sound

Today, the entire day is free to explore Queenstown on your own . OR you can opt for a full day excursion to Milford Sound. We proceed through the lush beech forests of Eglington Valley. Here we board our enchanting cruise (weather permitting) and enjoy the  ordland scenery. Later, we drive back to Queenstown. Overnight at the hotel in Queenstown. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3
Arrowtown and Bungy Jump Site
Gondola Ride to Bob’s Peak

Today, we take you on a tour of Queenstown. Visit Arrowtown where you can leisurely browse through the shops for a wide range of New Zealand made merchandise. Later, enjoy a gondola ride to Bob’s Peak for a stunning view of Queenstown. Rest of the day is free to enjoy the activities of Queenstown on your own. Overnight at your hotel in Queenstown. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4
Onto Mt. Cook
Lake Tekapo
Church of Good Shepherd

Today, we check out and proceed to Mount Cook. We pass through Mt. Cook National Park and stop for a photo opportunity at The church of Good Shepherd and Lake Tekapo. On arrival we check into your hotel. The rest of the evening is free to relax or you can opt for a scenic helicopter ride in the Mt Cook region. Take a fl ight over this amazing alpine region with vast snowfi elds, glaciers and a spectacular view of New Zealand’s highest peak, Mount Cook. Fly towards the Tasman Glacier and land high above it where you can step out of the helicopter and experience what it feels like to stand on snow atop a mountain. Overnight at your hotel in Mount Cook.(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5
Onto Christchurch
Panaromic City Tour of Christchurch

After breakfast we drive to Christchuch. Welcome to Christchurch – ‘The Garden City’. Upon arrival, we proceed on a panaromic city tour of Christchurch. Drive past the city’s parks and gardens. See the Gothicstyle University building. Overnight at your hotel in Christchurch. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6
Fly to Rotorua
Agrodome and Sheep Shearing Show
Te Puia Thermal Reserve
Maori Village

Today, we check out of the hotel and drive to the airport to take our fl ight to Rotorua. “Kia Ora”, Welcome to Rotorua. Our local representative will be waiting outside the airport to welcome you and take you on a visit to Agrodome and Sheep Shearing Show. We later visit to Te Puia Thermal Reserve, world famous for the ‘healing waters’ of its thermal spas. For our fi nal sightseeing of this day, we visit a Maori Village. Meet the colorful Maori people and learn about their culture. Overnight at your hotel in Rotorua. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7
Day Free
Suggested Excursion : Day Trip to White Island

Today, the day is free OR you can take the optional full day excursion to White Island. It is one of the most fascinating and accessible volcanoes on earth. The volcano is estimated to be between 100,000 and 200,000 years old. However, the small portion of the island that is visible above sea level has been in its present form for an estimated 16,000 years – evidence of a continually changing landscape. Walking on White Island is like walking on the moon. Later board the cruise back to Whakatane and then return to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Rotorua. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 8
Onto Bay Of Islands
Waitomo Caves

Today, we check out and proceed to Bay Of Islands. Enroute we visit the Waitomo Caves. Take a boat ride on the underground river and visit the Glowworm Grotto. As your boat glides through the darkness,thousands of tiny glowworms light up the cave to give you an unforgettable experience. Later we continue our journey to Bay of Islands and check-in to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Bay Of Islands (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9
Hole in the Rock Cruise

Today we proceed on a half-day Bay of Islands cruise in search of dolphins and other marine life. Enjoy the views from your catamaran as you journey around the Bay of Islands right to the end of the Cape Brett Peninsula, to the famous Hole in the Rock on Motukokako Island. According to Māori legend, local warriors used to paddle through the Hole in the R ck in their canoes before departing for battle. Drops of water from the cave roof above were a good omen. If conditions permit, your skipper will expertly guide the ship through the narrow space… and if you get dripped on, consider yourself lucky! Keep an eye out for common and bottlenose dolphins,whales and other marine life during your cruise, and have your camera ready as you get up close to the action. Overnight at your hotel in Bay Of Islands. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10
Onto Auckland
Guided City Tour of Auckland
Visit the Sky Tower

Today, we proceed to Auckland. On arrival, we take you on a guided city tour. See the Harbour Bridge, Auckland domain, Queen street and City centre. We also take you to the top of Sky Tower for a breathtaking view of Auckland. Overnight at your hotel in Auckland. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11
Return Home with Wonderful Memories

Today, after breakfast your ‘Scenic New Zealand Tour’ tour ends as you check out of the hotel. Its time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your tour and any suggestions you may have for the future. (Breakfast)