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INDEPENDENT & RAIL ITINERARIES / New Zealand SELF DRIVE ADVENTURE & HIKING PACKAGES / New Zealand 15 Day New Zealand Cultural & Wildlife Discovery 17 Day New Zealand Rail & Cruise Experience 21 Day New Zealand Adventurer 26 Day Great Walks of New Zealand Cathedral Cove, Coromandel | Graeme Murray Black Water Rafting | Sean Jeffers Penguin, Dunedin, Otago | Tourism New Zealand Immerse yourself in this cultural discovery and learn about the wildlife of the islands. A wide variety of experiences will provide plenty of opportunities to learn about New Zealands Māori Heritage and get you up close to whales, dolphins, seals, and many different birds including the famous kiwi. Highlights (included): • Auckland Māori tour • Bay of Islands swim with the dophins experience • Auckland to Rotorua guided tour • Waitomo Glowworm Caves • Traditional Māori Hangi dinner • Rotorua geothermal and culture tour • Seal Coast Safari and Zealandia night kiwi encounter • Kaikoura whale watching excursion • Otago Peninsula tour with visit to the Royal Albatross Centre • Queenstown sightseeing tour • Milford Sound tour with cruise Day 1: Auckland Day 2: Auckland touring Day 3: Bay of Islands Day 4: Auckland – Waitomo – Rotorua Day 5: Rotorua touring Day 6: Rotorua – Wellington Day 7: Seal Coast Safari Day 8: Wellington – Kaikoura Day 9: Kaikoura – Christchurch Day 10: Christchurch – Dunedin Day 11: Otago Peninsula Day 12: Dunedin – Queenstown Day 13: Queenstown sightseeing Day 14: Milford Sound Day 15: Depart Queenstown Package includes: 14 nights of hotel accommodation (3–4 star), arrival and departure transfers, ferry between Wellington and Picton, rail transportation Rotorua to Wellington, Picton to Kaikoura, Kaikoura to Christchurch, sightseeing and attractions as noted above. Pricing from. $5,799 Pricing is per person, double occupancy A great way to experience New Zealand’s fantastic scenery from different points of view. Travel by coach, ferry, cruise and rail to get a full view of the country’s natural beauty. Cruise through some of the most spectacular fjords in the world and ride the rails through some of the most scenic mountains and coastal lines. Highlights (included): Bay of Islands By Rail • Rainbow Falls • Rotorua to Auckland guided tour • Waitomo Glowworm Caves • Milford Sound (or Doubtful Sound) overnight experience • Taraei Gorge Rail journey • Christchurch city tour Day 1: Auckland Day 2: Bay of Islands touring Day 3: Coromandel touring Day 4: Auckland – Hobbiton – Rotorua Day 5: Rotorua – Waitomo – Auckland Day 6: Auckland – Wellington Day 7: Wellington – Picton – Christchurch Day 8: Christchurch – Greymouth – Franz Josef Day 9: Franz Josef - Queenstown Day 10: Queenstown Day 11: Milford Sound Day 12: Milford Sound Day 13: Queenstown – Dunedin Day 14: Tairaei Gorge train journey Day 15: Dunedin – Christchurch Day 16: Christchurch Day 17: Depart Christchurch Package includes: 15 nights of hotel accommodation (3–4 star) plus Auckland 3 No. of nights stay Waitomo 2 • Swim with the dolphins in the Bay of Islands • Auckland canyoning excursion • Coromandel kayaking trip • White Island excursion • Waitmo Blackwater Rafting • Tongariro guided hike • Abel Tasman guided walk and kayak excursion • Franz Josef guided heli-hike • Choice of Queenstown adventures • Doubtful Sound cruise Day 1: Auckland Day 2: Auckland – Bay of Islands (3 hours) Day 3: Bay of Islands – Auckland (3.5 hours) Day 4: Auckland touring Day 5: Auckland – Coromandel Peninsula (2.5 hours) Day 6: Bay of Many Coves Day 7: Coromandel Peninsula – Whakatane (4 hours) Day 8: White Island touring Day 9: Whakatane – Rotorua (1 hour) Day 10: Waitomo touring Day 11: Rotorua – Tongariro (2.5 hours) Day 12: Tongariro hiking Day 13: Tongariro – Wellington (4 hours) Day 14: Wellington – Picton – Nelson (5 hours) Day 15: Abel Tasman touring Day 16: Nelson – Franz Josef (6 hours) Day 17: Franz Josef heli-hiking Day 18: Franz Josef – Queenstown (5 hours) Day 19: Queenstown touring Day 20: Doubtful Sound overnight experience Day 21: Queenstown departure Picton 1 1 Queenstown 3 Milford Sound Dunedin 2 2 Kaikoura Christchurch • Abel Tasman multi-day guided walk • Franz Josef Glacier guided heli-hike • Hollyford Track multi-day guided hike • Queenstown Jetboat ride • Helicopter to Milford Sound • Milford Sound overnight cruise Day 1: Auckland Day 2: Rainforest and Coast Day 3: Auckland – Coromandel Day 4: Coromandel hiking Day 5: Coromandel – Rotorua Day 6: Whirinaki Forest hiking Day 7: Rotorua – Tongariro National Park Day 8: Tongariro Crossing Day 9: Tongariro – Wellington – Picton Day 10: Queen Charlotte Track Day 11: Queen Charlotte Track Day 12: Queen Charlotte Track Day 13: Queen Charlotte Track Day 14: Picton – Nelson Day 15: Abel Tasman hiking Day 16: Abel Tasman hiking Day 17: Abel Tasman hiking Day 18: Nelson – Franz Josef Day 19: Franz Josef Glacier heli-hiking Day 20: Franz Josef – Queenstown Day 21: Hollyford Track Day 22: Hollyford Track Day 23: Hollyford Track – Milford Sound heli-experience Day 24: Milford Sound overnight cruise Day 25: Milford Sound – Queenstown Day 26: Queenstown departure hiking experiences, 26 day intermediate car rental (conditions apply), meals during the 4 day / 3 night Queen Charlotte track, meals during the 3 day / 2night Abel Tasman walk, meals during the Hollyford track experience, sightseeing and attractions as noted above. 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Pricing from. $6,499 KEY TO MAP Bay of Islands By Road Auckland No. of nights stay Coromandel 4 Waitomo rental (conditions apply), sightseeing and attractions as noted above. $6,099 NEW ZEALAND Picton KEY TO MAP Bay of Islands 1 By Road No. of nights stay Auckland Hobbiton 1 Rotorua 2 3 Rotorua Greymouth Franz Josef Queenstown Milford Sound or 1 Doubtful Sound 3 1 Abel Tasman Nelson NEW ZEALAND 1 Wellington Christchurch Franz Josef 2 Dunedin Doubtful Sound ANDERSON VACATIONS Coromandel White Island 2 2 KEY TO MAP By Road No. of nights stay Auckland 1 2 2 Whakatane Tongariro Queen Charlotte Track Abel Tasman 3 Nelson 1 4 1 2 Franz Josef Milford Sound 2 Rotorua 2 Wellington Picton Wellington 2 Coromandel 2 NEW ZEALAND 2 Picton Queenstown 3 Pricing on request Pricing is per person, double occupancy Pricing is per person, double occupancy 1 3 1 2 Queenstown Hollyford Track 1 Gold Bottom Creek, Dawson City Gold Bottom Creek, Dawson City 76 • Guided rainforest and coast hike from Auckland • Coromandel Coastal Walkway • Whirinaki Forest guided hike • Tongariro guided hike • Queen Charlotte guided multi-day hike Package includes: 20 nights of accommodation (3–4 star), 21 day mid-size car Rotorua Wellington Highlights (included): Package includes: 25 nights of hotel (3–4 star) and trail accommodations during Tongariro NEW ZEALAND Discover the amazing sights available when you step off the main tour routes. Combine a variety of circle hiking routes, coastal walks, multi-day guided hikes and even heli-hiking to venture to secret view points and famous vistas. accommodation during the Milford Sound overnight, airport transfers, transpotation by rail (Auckland to Wellington, Picton to Christchurch, Christchurch to Greymouth), coach, ferry and cruise, sightseeing and attractions as noted above. By Rail By Road Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand | Julian Apse Highlights (included): • Auckland dinner cruise • Bay of Islands hole in the rock cruise • Coromandel day tour • Driving Creek Railway • Auckland to Rotorua guided tour • Hobbiton • Rotorua city tour with Te Puia Pricing is per person, double occupancy KEY TO MAP New Zealand offers a wide variety of soft adventures in many different destinations adding a pinch of thrill to what is already an amazing road trip. Discover all the top spots in New Zealand and satisfy your inner-adventurer! As always activities can be switched to your comfort level. 77