On arrival in Auckland, you will be met by your driver and transferred to your hotel by vehicle. Free for the rest of the day. Dinner by own arrangement.
Auckland - Waitomo - Rotorua (B/L/D)
After breakfast you will meet our local guide at the hotel lobby, and this morning you will be transferred to Rotorua via Waitomo to experience the world famous Glowworm caves. Following the tour a BBQ Lunch at Roselands. (Restaurant is included) After lunch the journey continues to the city of Rotorua where we will experience the geothermal wonders and Maori crafts of Te Puia. After checking in at our hotel we will meet together and enjoy the Maori show and Hangi (feast) dinner at the hotel.
Rotorua - Matamata - Auckland/Fly/Queenstown (B/L)
After breakfast our first stop this morning is a visit to the Agrodome Sheep Show. Following this iconic Kiwi attraction we drive by coach for approximately one hour to the Movie set of Hobbiton where we will have a guided tour of the Hobbit village from the film. Following the tour we will have a great marquee Festive Feast at Hobbiton Movie Set Tours. Buffet style. Transfer to Auckland airport for our domestic flight to the adventure capital of the world Queenstown.
On arrival we meet our Coach for the South island and transfer to our hotel for check in. Dinner is by own arrangement this evening.
Free Day in Queenstown (B)
Cooked breakfast included. Today is free day at leisure and meals at own arrangement. There is a range of activities to enjoy from scenic to thrilling, options include;
◻ A full day excursion to the UNESCO world heritage site of Milford sounds
◻ TSS Earnslaw Steamship and farm show followed by Deluxe BBQ Lunch at Walter peak
◻ Shot over Jet boat trip
◻ Lunch or dinner with Luge rides at Bob’s peak Skyline restaurant with return Gondola included.
Optional tours can be purchased before your departure from home or while on tour in New Zealand.
Queenstown - Mount Cook (B/L/D)
After breakfast you will travel to Mount Cook on your private coach visiting key attractions on the way such as Arrowtown, Mrs. Jones Fruit store and more. On arrival at Omarama a Kiwi BBQ Lunch at the Heritage Gateway Hotel is included. Following lunch the coach continues to Mount Cook village nestled in the UNESCO World Heritage national park. There will be time to enjoy a sightseeing like helicopter scenic flight or a Skiplane ride for a glacier landing. At own cost and weather permitting.
Buffet dinner at the hotel is included this
Mount Cook - Christchurch (B/L/D)
After breakfast travel to Christchurch via Lake Pukaki and Lake Tekapo, we will have time for a photo stop at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tekapo and stop for a Taiwanese lunch in the town of Ashburton. On arrival in Christchurch we will have a city
Tour that will include a visit to the Cardboard Cathedral, the newly rebuilt retail area of the city center, the Cashmere Hills, Hagley Park
And the Botanical Garden. Following our check in at the Novotel on Cathedral Square we will re-group in the lobby and transfer by coach to our dinner restaurant the Red Elephant Thai Restaurant.
Depart Christchurch (B)
After breakfast meet your private driver for your transfer to Christchurch Airport. Note that check-in time is at least 2 hours prior for International flights, and 30 minutes for Domestic flights.