Northern Choice (Christchurch to Auckland Summer)(Multi Share,Start Christchurch, End Auckland)

New Zealand
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Travel now, pay later
0% 9 months interest free†
Weekly
$61*
Monthly
$262*
This deal expires on the 25th Oct 2019

    Availability

    From 28/10/2019 to 24/08/2020

    Departure dates & prices

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    • Oct Mon 28 2019 to Nov Wed 06 2019
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      $2,394*
    • Nov Wed 13 2019 to Nov Fri 22 2019
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      $2,394*
    • Nov Thu 21 2019 to Nov Sat 30 2019
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      $2,444*
    • Nov Fri 29 2019 to Dec Sun 08 2019
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      $2,444*
    • Dec Sat 07 2019 to Dec Mon 16 2019
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      $2,444*
    • Dec Wed 11 2019 to Dec Fri 20 2019
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      $2,444*
    • Dec Mon 23 2019 to Jan Wed 01 2020
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      $2,454*
    • Dec Fri 27 2019 to Jan Sun 05 2020
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      $2,454*
    • Dec Tue 31 2019 to Jan Thu 09 2020
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      $2,454*
    • Jan Sat 04 2020 to Jan Mon 13 2020
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      $2,454*
    • Jan Wed 08 2020 to Jan Fri 17 2020
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      $2,454*
    • Jan Sun 12 2020 to Jan Tue 21 2020
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      $2,444*
    • Jan Thu 16 2020 to Jan Sat 25 2020
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      $2,444*
    • Jan Mon 20 2020 to Jan Wed 29 2020
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      $2,444*
    • Jan Fri 24 2020 to Feb Sun 02 2020
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      $2,444*
    • Feb Sat 01 2020 to Feb Mon 10 2020
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      $2,444*
    • Feb Wed 05 2020 to Feb Fri 14 2020
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      $2,444*
    • Feb Thu 13 2020 to Feb Sat 22 2020
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      $2,444*
    • Feb Fri 21 2020 to Mar Sun 01 2020
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      $2,444*
    • Feb Tue 25 2020 to Mar Thu 05 2020
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      $2,444*
    • Mar Thu 12 2020 to Mar Sat 21 2020
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      $2,444*
    • Mar Sat 28 2020 to Apr Mon 06 2020
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      $2,444*
    • Apr Mon 13 2020 to Apr Wed 22 2020
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      $2,414*
    • Apr Wed 29 2020 to May Fri 08 2020
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      $2,414*
    • May Fri 15 2020 to May Sun 24 2020
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      $2,414*
    • May Sun 31 2020 to Jun Tue 09 2020
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      $2,414*
    • Jun Tue 16 2020 to Jun Thu 25 2020
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      $2,414*
    • Jun Wed 24 2020 to Jul Fri 03 2020
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      $2,414*
    • Jun Sun 28 2020 to Jul Tue 07 2020
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      $2,414*
    • Jul Thu 02 2020 to Jul Sat 11 2020
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      $2,350*
    • Jul Fri 10 2020 to Jul Sun 19 2020
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      $2,350*
    • Jul Sat 18 2020 to Jul Mon 27 2020
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      $2,350*
    • Jul Wed 22 2020 to Jul Fri 31 2020
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      $2,350*
    • Aug Sat 15 2020 to Aug Mon 24 2020
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      $2,350*

    What's included

    Accommodation.
    Throughout your trip you’ll be getting your beauty sleep in comfy beds in cosy multi-share rooms.
    Your accommodation will always be located in the heart of the action, with communal areas for you and your new best friends to relax and socialise.
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    Food.
    We'll get 12 of your meals, you get the rest.
    You can expect a healthy breakfast every morning, as well as a traditional Maori Hangi and a BBQ or roast along the way.
    We'll also give you plenty of opportunities to try the best gourmet eats in NZ.
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    Staff.
    A highly trained Trip Manager who brings your adventure to life.
    An expert driver who knows foreign roads better than Google Maps.
    Local Guides who make tourist traps a thing of the past.
    This is your team.
    Smart, friendly, fun, and integral to everything we do.
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    Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Christchurch to Wellington via Kaikoura & Picton It's another jaw-dropping drive up to the top of the South Island today. The coach cuts across the Canterbury Plains to Kaikoura.Arriving in Kaikoura will see us amongst a seaside settlement known for whales & dolphins, so have those cameras at the ready as we roll around the coast. We'll stop at a seal colony, where you'll struggle not to break into a collective 'cuuuute' as you watch these guys sunning themselves on the rocks.Our next drive takes us up the wild, rugged east coast and the wine country of Marlborough. Jump on the Inter-Island ferry and leave the South Island behind. Cruise through the gorgeous Marlborough Sounds, where thick forested peaks rise straight up from the sea. It's a camera-friendly spot with picturesque inlets, remote coves and tiny beaches that dot the islands.We dock in the capital city of Wellington, where no doubt New Zealand's well-cultured capital will prove an utter delight. After an orientation through the narrow streets a night on the town will be on the cards, plus an optional dinner to start the night off as we mean to go on.
    • Day 2 - Wellington Galleries, cafes, shops, street performers, vintage markets -Wellington you're spoiling us. Stroll the eclectic Cuba Street, grab some sushi & pop by the Tattoo Museum where Maori moko face tattoos and modern ink collide, or hop on a quad bike to get down and dirty.
    • Day 3 - Wellington to Mount Ruapehu We wave goodbye to Wellington and its beautiful scenery and we prepare ourselves for our next adventure - and trust us, this one is bucket-list worthy.Known as the apr?s-ski capital of the North island, Ohakune is a tranquil town with stupendous view. Today you have the option to go mountain biking along one of NZ's most picturesque track, "the Old Coach Rd" or spend the day bettering your skills on the slopes or generally treating yourself to all the snowy based activities on offer, then tonight snuggle down in our Special Stay ski lodge, located in prime position at the base of Mt. Ruapehu.
    • Day 4 - Mount Ruapehu to Lake Taupo Wake up in the spectacular surroundings of Mt. Ruapehu with the epic views of the volcano, and you have the option this morning to go mountain biking along one of NZ's most picturesque track, "the Old Coach Rd" before we head to Taupo.Volcanic peak views & trout fishing will seamlessly slip us into quaint lake life. But don't be fooled by the seemingly still scenery - a bungy jump or skydive are both on the menu if that adrenaline itch needs scratching.
    • Day 5 - Lake Taupo to Rotorua via Huka Falls As we leave Lake Taupo keep an eye out for even more recognisable 'The Lord of the Rings' backdrops.220,000 litres (58 000 gallons) of water gush over Huka Falls per second. Just let that sink in for a minute. Wild, right? Even wilder still is the Huka Falls Jet experience - a thrilling ride that will get you experiencing the full force of the falls and leave you with even more of a taste for adventure.When you catch your first whiff of that... 'unusual' sulphur smell, you'll know we've arrived in Rotorua. Upon arrival in Rotorua we get to learn some fascinating info on NZ's national birds, as well as watch new lives hatch right in front of our eyes! How impressed are you right now? Soak in a hotspring, go skydiving or take a canopy tour - there's plenty of time for you to make the best of this town. Tonight we enjoy a Maori dance performance and feast on a H?ngi dinner that is sweetly roasted in the ground.
    • Day 6 - Rotorua The day is yours to roam free. Soak in a hotspring, go white water rafting, take a canopy tour of hike up a volcano - the options are limitless and the decisions are yours.
    • Day 7 - Rotorua to Auckland Famed for its spurting geysers, boiling mud pools & hot springs, gondola and speeding luge rides, Rotorua is a natural wonderland and then some. But don't let the allure of this place consume you, for there's a fun stop at Hobbiton village we must complete. Join us at our short visit at the land of 'Lord of the Rings', before we head to Auckland. That's right, it wouldn't be a complete experience without a stop at the "Shire".
    • Day 8 - Auckland to Paihia via Parry Kauri Park We'll cross Aucklands Harbour Bridge admiring the 'City of Sails' harbour before starting our journey north to Paihia.We'll waste no time exploring what this country is famed for - unfathomable nature. Ancient Kauri trees that stand up to 50 metres high and hold over 1000-years of history will delight a walk through the reserve of Parry Kauri Park. -Walk through native Kauri ForestOn arrival to the Bay of Island we're starting off with a dose of Kiwi history on a guided tour at Waitangi Treaty grounds where in 1840 New Zealand officially became a nation of two communities. And because we like to give you that something extra, how about a free admission at the Treaty museum, in case you seek a bit more detail on Kiwi history.
    • Day 9 - Paihia Whether it's parasailing or a fast boat ride - today's (idyllic) list of optionals reads like a who's who of adventure. This area is filled with natural beauty and is sure to inspire your inner wild child. Make the most of the Free Time Add-On experiences on offer - tomorrow we head back to the big city vibes.
    • Day 10 - Paihia to End Auckland Feeling salty and sun-kissed we wave goodbye to beautiful Paihia & sashay our way back down NZ in the direction of Auckland.Time to say adios to the wolf pack and re-live the dream that was the land of the long white cloud, no doubt also dreaming of what might be next in store on an upcoming Contiki adventure, Asia, adventure? Lake Taupo to Rotorua Take a behind the scenes tour of the of a Kiwi conservation project at the Rainbow Springs Kiwi Encounter Rotorua to Auckland Visit Hobbiton and take a guided tour of the set made famous by the "Lord of the Rings & Hobbit" movies Auckland to Paihia See the City of Sails harbour made famous by the Americas Cup
    Travel now, pay later
    0% 9 months interest free†
    Weekly
    $61*
    Monthly
    $262*
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    • Prices quoted valid for sale until 25 October 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.
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