Cultural & Natural New Zealand

14 Days, North & South Islands

Visit:  Auckland, Bay of Islands, Wellington, Christchurch, Mt Cook

Queenstown and Milford Sound

From $5,199 per person

Description

This itinerary only requires self-driving for only half the trip!  From the Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga - New Zealand’s northern most point on the North Island to the highest mountain, stunning fiords and glaciers on the South Island, this self drive itinerary showcases New Zealand’s contrasting and stunning scenery and packed with opportunities to learn about our history and culture.

Sail in the stunning Bay of Islands, fly to NZ’s Northernmost point where the Pacific Ocean and Tasman sea's collide and 90 mile beach, visit New Zealands’s most historic site, see the world’s largest ceremonial Maori War Canoe. Enjoy the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Wellington, visit Te Papa (National Museum), Weta Cave, ride the cable car and savor the best coffee you’ve ever had!  Travel by ferry and train to the 'Garden City' of Christchurch, visit Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, see glaciers, stargaze at the clearest night skies in the world. Fly to Milford Sound and cruise on the fiords, visit a high country sheep station, whisk up the river in a jetboat alongside a dreamland of mountains, glaciers, river valleys and alpine lakes and enjoy wine tasting in the Central Otago Wine region.

Stay at some of our favorite boutique accommodations offering stunning views and fabulous food and wine. You’ll enjoy getting to know friendly New Zealanders offering truly authentic hospitality. A few hotel stays add variety to this already diverse and rich itinerary.

  Package Includes

  • 13 Nights 4 & 5 star hotel & boutique lodge style accommodation (based on double occupancy);

  • 7 Days Rental Car Intermediate Size, automatic, unlimited kms and daily insurance;

  • 13 Breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners;

  • Private transfer Auckland Airport to hotel and Queenstown hotel to airport;

  • Interislander Ferry and Coastal Pacific Train Journey (Wellington - Christchurch)

  • Private Day Sailing Charter;

  • Cape Reinga Scenic Fly/Drive;

  • Milford Sound Fly / Cruise/ Fly;

  • Night Sky Stargazing;

  • Paradise & Dart River Jetboating;

  • Boutique Wine Tour

Cultural and Natural New Zealand Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive Auckland

Day 2:  Auckland - Bay of Islands

Day 3: Bay of Islands: Private Day Sailing Charter

Day 4: Bay of Islands: Cape Reinga Fly / Drive / Fly

Day 5: Bay of Islands - Wellington

Day 6: Wellington

Day 7: Wellington: Interislander Ferry and Coastal Pacific Train to Christchurch

Day 8: Christchurch - Aoraki Mt Cook: Stargazing

Day 9: Aoraki Mt Cook

Day 10: Aoraki Mt Cook - Queenstown

Day 11: Queenstown: Milford Sound Fly / Cruise / Fly

Day 12: Queenstown: Paradise & Dart River Jetboating

Day 13: Queenstown: Free day to explore

Day 14: Queenstown: Depart New Zealand

Not included:

All itineraries can be customized to suit. Activities added, substituted, accommodations and car hire upgraded etc. Itinerary is strictly subject to availability at time of booking and subject. Please review our booking conditions.

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