Today I will take you on a short city tour around Auckland and then over the Auckland Bridge to Devonport and to Mt Victoria with great views of the City and then on to North Head with more views out to the Islands and Rangitoto the largest of the volcanic islands in the Hauraki Gulf.
There is also a short film to watch depicting the history of this area. We will then make our way over to the West of the Auckland for lunch at the Riverside Historic Hotel before making our way to Murawai with a stunning coastline and a short walk to view the Ganet Colony which is the home to thousands of Ganets who perch themselves here on the side of cliffs.
Night’s accommodation will be in Auckland.
Today in Rotorua you will visit a living Maori Village of Whakarewarewa. You will join a tour to enjoy a traditional song & dance performance by the Te Pakira Performance Group .We will then make our way to one of the best Geothermal areas of New Zealand to Orakei Korako where you catch a short ferry crossing to this spectacular Hidden Valley as it is called. You can spend a couple of hours walking the boardwalks around the amazing mud pools and geysers.and through some lovely rain forest.
Afterwards will make our way across to Huka Falls which is a natural attraction in New Zealand and on to Wairakei where I will take you to a lookout with amazing views of the Geothermal Power Station. Your night's accommodation will be in Taupo
hop on a boat from the lakefront in Te Anau on a trip to the glow-worm caves. You are taken across Lake Te Anau to our amazing 12,000 year-old caves, carved out into incredible swirling shapes by the force of the river that flows through them. Your tour continues through the limestone passages on foot and by boat to find a grotto of thousands of glittering glow worms. A must experience if you like caves and glow worms. (The alternative is just to relax and enjoy your surrounds at Te Anau). Your night's accommodation will be in Te Anau
Your day begins in Manapouri with a cruise across the picturesque Lake Manapouri followed by a trip across New Zealand’s most expensive road over Wilmot Pass, pausing along the way to experience the dense Fiordland rain forest and view Doubtful Sound below. In Doubtful Sound you will board a purpose built catamaran for a three hour cruise. You will also have a chance to visit the Manapouri underground Power Station. Your night's accommodation will be in Te Anau.
The triangular window design includes 49 panels and incorporates images from Christchurch Cathedral's original rose window. We will then finish your day exploring the inner City of the new colourful containers now a vibrant shopping centre and just across Quake City, a unique attraction aimed at informing, New Zealanders and international tourists about the Canterbury earthquakes. Your night's accommodation will be in the heart of Christchurch.
The Total Cost For This Tour
2 Persons - NZ $8995.00 each
4 Persons - NZ $5695.00 each
This tour includes:
16 Nights 4 -5 Star accommodation with 13 breakfasts(Other accommodation self-contained)
Private flexible touring for 16 Days including Airport Transfers
Doubtful Sound Cruise incl lunch
Lake Wakatipu Cruise at Queeenstown incl lunch
Whakarewarewa Guided Tour incl lunch
Please note all prices are based on Peak Time touring in NZ (Dec-Mch)