New Zealand Splendour

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Travel now, pay later
0% interest over 9 months
Weekly^
$252*
Monthly^
$1089*
This deal expires on the 26th Jul 2019

    Availability

    From 01-Oct-2018 to 30-Sep-2019

    Departure dates & prices

    Dates Availability Price
    • Sep Tue 17 2019 to Oct Wed 09 2019
      Available
      From
      $9,995*

    What's included

    Enjoy the views on one of the world's greatest rail journeys as you travel across New Zealand's Southern Alps.
    Included sightseeing in up to 20 locations.
    Return airport transfers and porterage.
    22 nights in hand-picked accommodation.
    Services of an APT Tour Director and Driver.
    Luxury dining - a total of 36 meals.
    .

    Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Arrive Christchurch Arrive in Christchurch where you will be met by your APT Tour Director and transferred to your hotel. After settling in, enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.
    • Day 2 - Christchurch, Mt Cook Traverse the Canterbury plains to visit the tiny Church of the Good Shepherd. Journey into Aoraki Mt Cook National Park. This evening, get to know your Tour Director and fellow travellers during a special Welcome Dinner with drinks.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 3 - Mt Cook This morning presents an incredible opportunity to explore Mt Cook with a range of sightseeing options. After your selected activity, enjoy leisure time.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 4 - Mt Cook, Dunedin Set out along the shores of Lake Pukaki to Oamaru. Continue to Koekohe Beach to view the unusual spherical-shaped Moeraki Boulders. Arrive in Dunedin this afternoon and enjoy time at leisure before dinner.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 5 - Dunedin, Te Anau This morning, choose your Freedom of Choice activity. After continue to Te Anau.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 6 - Te Anau Take the opportunity today to explore Te Anau through a range of fascinating Freedom of Choice Sightseeing options. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Day 7 - Te Anau, Milford Sound, Queenstown Witness an array of landscapes today as you experience one of the world's most spectacular alpine drives along Milford Road. Wind down the Eglinton and Hollyford valleys, then travel through the Homer Tunnel to be met by Mitre Peak. Your journey continues as you travel to Queenstown.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 8 - Queenstown Today presents the opportunity to indulge all of your interests. This evening, select from our Freedom of Choice dining inclusions.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 9 - Queenstown Enjoy an undisturbed day to experience all that Queenstown with its majestic natural surrounds and lively city centre has to offer. Immerse yourself in the beautiful city as you enjoy a full day at leisure exploring this exciting destination. You may like to use this time to stroll along the lightning bolt shaped shores of Lake Wakatipu. Wander along this tranquil lake, which is steeped in M?ori legend. Because of its unusual shape, the lake's tide is linked to the legend that this phenomenon is the heartbeat of a slumbering monster. Perhaps you'll spend the day browsing through the stores in the bustling central shopping district, or maybe, if you're feeling particularly courageous, take advantage of being in the country's adventure capital, and indulge in the thrill of a lifetime (all at own expense).
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Day 10 - Queenstown, Wanaka, Franz Josef View historic mining sites as you travel through Kawarau Gorge and meander through the scenery of Cromwell. Skirt the shores of lakes Wanaka and Hawea, taking in the dramatic vistas and surrounding mountains that seem to shift mood with the seasons. Check-in to your luxury eco-resort within the pristine rainforest, before a four-course degustation dinner. Tonight you enjoy the unique and tranquil surrounds of Te Waonui Forest Retreat.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 11 - Franz Josef, TranzAlpine Train, Christchurch Set out for the coastal town of Hokitika after breakfast this morning. A cultural centre on the west coast, this hidden gem is famous for its jade greenstone.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 12 - Christchurch, Blenheim Traverse the picturesque Marlborough region where world-famous wines are produced. You'll soon arrive in Blenheim, known as New Zealand's sunniest town. Recently, Blenheim has flourished with maturation of the ever-growing wine industry of the area. Afterwards, check into your hotel.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 13 - Blenheim Choose from three exciting sightseeing inclusions today. Of course, you could also always enjoy personal leisure time exploring the city. However you choose to spend the day, Blenheim offers a range of activities that are sure to delight.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Day 14 - Blenheim, Wellington Depart Blenheim this morning and travel through the wine-growing country. Arrive in New Zealand's capital city, Wellington. Famous for its art, history and culture, you'll enjoy two nights in this amazing city. Unpack before dinner and soak up the diverse cityscape. Tonight, choose from our range of Freedom of Choice Dining inclusions.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 15 - Wellington Today, you have the opportunity to choose an activity that most interests you and explore the fascinating city of Wellington in your own way.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Day 16 - Wellington, Napier En route to Napier, drive through the bush-clad ridges of the Rimutaka Range and become surrounded by peaks varying between 700 and 940 metres high. On arrival, set off on a tour of the Art Deco City. Uncover Napier's commitment to the preservation and promotion of the unique style through architecture and other local attractions. Enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 17 - Napier, Taupo, Rotorua Journey through Esk Valley and Te Pohue, stopping at the charming town of Taupo, situated alongside New Zealand's largest lake - Lake Taupo. A centre of rich geothermal activity, the volcanic mountain of Mt Tauhara lies six kilometres to its east, and provides astounding panoramic views. Enjoy breathtaking natural surrounds of serene lake waters and distant volcanic mountains. You will travel to the geothermal capital, Rotorua, this evening. For dinner, journey to the Tamaki M?ori Village in Rotorua.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 18 - Rotorua Today, choose how you wish to explore Rotorua with a range of Freedom of Choice Sightseeing activities.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Day 19 - Rotorua, Bay of Islands Travel north via the impossibly green landscape of Hauraki Plains on the way to New Zealand's City of Sails, Auckland. From here you will then follow the east coast Pacific Ocean Drive to Paihia, a bustling seaside town set right in the heart of the Bay of Islands. The tourist mecca of Paihia boasts golden sand beaches and spectacular views from every angle. During your time exploring, you'll stay at the conveniently located Scenic Hotel, a stunning resort-style property set amid beautifully maintained grounds and lush sub-tropical gardens.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 20 - Bay of Islands Today offers you the perfect chance to explore the sensational Bay of Islands, home to an incredible 144 islands. After breakfast, choose to explore your own way.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Day 21 - Bay of Islands, Auckland Cruise the shimmering waters as you hear about the ecology and history of the area and keep an eye out for dolphins in this subtropical marine paradise. Marvel at the narrow rock walls at the famous Hole in the Rock. Afterwards, re-board your coach and continue down the coast to Auckland, often called the City of Sails due to the popularity of sailing in the region.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Day 22 - Auckland Enjoy the freedom to choose from a range of included sightseeing activities today. This evening, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner and Drink with your fellow travellers and APT Tour Director.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 23 - Depart Auckland Today your New Zealand adventure comes to an end. After a delicious breakfast at your hotel, check-out and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    Travel now, pay later
    0% interest over 9 months
    Weekly^
    $252*
    Monthly^
    $1089*
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