Essence of New Zealand

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Travel now, pay later
0% 9 months interest free†
Weekly
$218*
Monthly
$944*
This deal expires on the 29th Jul 2019

    Availability

    From 01-Oct-2019 to 30-Sep-2020

    Departure dates & prices

    Dates Availability Price
    • Oct Sat 05 2019 to Oct Thu 24 2019
      Available
      From
      $9,395*
    • Nov Sat 09 2019 to Nov Thu 28 2019
      Sold Out
    • Nov Thu 14 2019 to Dec Tue 03 2019
      Available
      From
      $9,395*
    • Nov Sat 30 2019 to Dec Thu 19 2019
      Sold Out
    • Jan Thu 09 2020 to Jan Tue 28 2020
      Available
      From
      $9,395*
    • Jan Sat 18 2020 to Feb Thu 06 2020
      Sold Out
    • Jan Sat 25 2020 to Feb Thu 13 2020
      Available
      From
      $9,395*
    • Jan Wed 29 2020 to Feb Mon 17 2020
      Sold Out
    • Feb Sat 08 2020 to Feb Thu 27 2020
      Available
      From
      $9,395*
    • Feb Thu 13 2020 to Mar Tue 03 2020
      Available
      From
      $9,395*
    • Feb Sat 29 2020 to Mar Thu 19 2020
      Available
      From
      $9,395*
    • Mar Sat 21 2020 to Apr Thu 09 2020
      Available
      From
      $9,395*
    • Apr Thu 02 2020 to Apr Tue 21 2020
      Available
      From
      $8,995*

    What's included

    Explore the Bay of Islands with your choice of activity.
    Home to 144 islands, there is no lack of discovery options.
    Travel with a maximum of 40 guests.
    Enriching Signature Experiences and Freedom of Choice Inclusions.
    19 breakfasts and 14 dinners.
    APT Tour Director, plus expert local guides.
    .

    Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Arrive Christchurch On arrival, be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel where you have the afternoon to relax. Enjoy a Welcome Drink and Dinner tonight.
      Meals Included
      dinner
    • Day 2 - Christchurch, Mt Cook Traverse the Canterbury plains to visit the Church of the Good Shepherd on the shores of Lake Tekapo. This afternoon, choose your Freedom of Choice Sightseeing experience.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 3 - 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 4 - Dunedin, Te Anau Wake up this morning in Dunedin, where you may begin your day with your choice of sightseeing activity. Afterwards, absorb the breathtaking scenery as you travel to the lakeside settlement of Te Anau.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 5 - Te Anau Decide how to spend your day in Te Anau thanks to our Freedom of Choice activities on offer to you today.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Day 6 - Te Anau, Milford Sound, Queenstown Along Milford Road, wind down the Eglinton and Hollyford valleys, then travel through the Homer Tunnel to be met by the sight of Mitre Peak. After, travel to Queenstown.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 7 - Queenstown Today you can discover Queenstown your own way with the included Freedom of Choice sightseeing activities available. Later, choose where to dine.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 8 - Queenstown Immerse yourself in beautiful Queenstown with a full day at leisure. You may like to take a relaxing stroll along the tranquil shores of Lake Wakatipu, or take part in the thrill of a lifetime in this adventurous city.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Day 9 - Queenstown, Franz Josef Glacier Skirt the shores of lakes Wanaka and Hawea. Check in to your eco-resort, before a special four-course dinner.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 10 - Franz Josef Glacier, TranzAlpine Train, Christchurch Travel through deep gorges, river valleys and across the Southern Alps all the way to Christchurch.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 11 - Christchurch, Kaikoura, Blenheim Follow the east coast to Kaikoura. Later, take in a special and unique Signature Experience.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 12 - Blenheim Tailor your day with a choice of an included sightseeing option.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Day 13 - Blenheim, Picton, Wellington Traverse the stunning waters of Marlborough and Queen Charlotte sounds while taking in breathtaking surrounds. This afternoon, take part in a fascinating city sights tour of Wellington.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 14 - Wellington, Napier Drive through the Rimutaka Ranges en route to Napier.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 15 - Napier, Taupo, Rotorua Journey through Esk Valley and Te Pohue, stopping at the charming town of Taupo. Travel to Rotorua, then tonight enjoy a special Signature Experience.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 16 - Rotorua Select from a range of activities today. The evening is yours at leisure to further explore.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Day 17 - Rotorua, Auckland Travel through Waikato farmland to Cambridge and Auckland. Choose from a range of included sightseeing activities today.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 18 - Auckland, Bay of Islands Continue north to the Bay of Islands.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
      dinner
    • Day 19 - Bay of Islands Choose your Freedom of Choice sightseeing activity today.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    • Day 20 - Bay of Islands, Depart Auckland Travel from the Bay of Islands back to Auckland where your tour will conclude.
      Meals Included
      Breakfast
    Travel now, pay later
    0% 9 months interest free†
    Weekly
    $218*
    Monthly
    $944*
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    • Prices quoted valid for sale until 29 July 2019 for travel during the period specified (if applicable) unless otherwise stated or sold out prior.
    • All prices are per person (unless otherwise stated), subject to availability and may be withdrawn or varied without notice. Accommodation (if included) is based on twin share unless otherwise stated.
    • Advertised price includes bonus nights and/or stated saving (if applicable).
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    • Gratuities are not included unless otherwise stated.
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