Grand Pacific Tours Travel Brochure Grand Pacific Tours 2019-2020 - Page 14

Enjoy an Ultimate escape to New Zealand’s dramatic South Island Tour code: UGPSI10 10 Day Ultimate South Island Escape NO HIDDEN EXTRAS PRE PAID ATTRACTIONS • TranzAlpine Rail Journey • Cruise Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw • Lakes District Museum • Milford Sound Nature Cruise & Lunch • Larnach Castle* • City sights tour of Christchurch & Dunedin *Guided tour. ULTIMATE SMALL GROUP TOURING Personalised Meet & Greet on arrival • Return airport transfers in New Zealand • Ultimate Small Group Tour Coach with 20 luxury leather reclining seats on a full size vehicle, 2 door access and panoramic windows • Professional Coach Captain • 9 nights 4.5 star hotel accommodation • 2 two night stays • Hotel porterage • 2 cruises • All sightseeing and pre paid attractions • Comprehensive documentation pack • BONUS Group photo • GUARANTEED departures 2019 2020 Sep 1, 10 Jan 17 Oct 2, 16 Mar 1, 19 Nov 1 May 6 Dec 9 SEASONAL OFFER Save $200 per person on highlighted departure dates. ALL INCLUSIVE tour price Includes Ultimate 20 seat coach travel, 4.5 star hotel accommodation, most meals, sightseeing & attractions. TOUR ONLY from Per person, twin share Single supplement CAD$ $5633 $1872 Stay a little longer City Twin share Single Christchurch $257 $513 Extra night rates are per person and includes full breakfast and other luxe benefits. Subject to availability. Prices are quoted in Canadian Dollars (CAD$). The TranzAlpine, one of the great train journey’s of the world. 14 GRAND PACIFIC TOURS MEALS 9 cooked breakfasts • 8 sumptuous dinners including 2 specialty dinners: Walter Peak Homestead, Queenstown; Farewell Dinner, selected beverages, Christchurch • 1 picnic lunch • 1 Ultimate High Tea: Larnach Castle • Note: Dinner on Day 1 not included for anyone arriving later than 8pm. ITINERARY (B) Breakfast. (L) Lunch. (D) Dinner. (SD) Specialty Dinner. DAY 1: Arrive Christchurch (D) On arrival into Christchurch you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy luxe benefits and a complimentary pre dinner drink as you meet your travelling companions. Hotel Sudima Christchurch City DAY 2: Christchurch - Arthur’s Pass - Franz Josef (B,D) This morning board the TranzAlpine, renowned as one of the great train journeys of the world. Travel over massive viaducts, river valleys and spectacular gorges as you ascend to Arthur’s Pass located in the centre of the Southern Alps. Board your Ultimate coach and travel to Hokitika, famous for its Greenstone before continuing to the township of Franz Josef where time is available to experience a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the spectacular glaciers. Hotel Te Waonui Forest Retreat DAY 3: Franz Josef - Queenstown (B) See the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you travel south along the West Coast. Continue via the Haast Pass, an area of stunning beauty before arriving into picturesque Queenstown, a year round resort situated on the shores of magical Lake Wakatipu. This evening is free and you may choose to dine out at one of the many fine restaurants. Hotel Heritage Queenstown (2 nights) DAY 4: Queenstown (Free Day) (B,SD) Today is a free day with plenty of sightseeing options to choose from. You may wish to enjoy the thrill of a jet boat ride, a heritage tour of the scenic Skippers Canyon or get up close to a Kiwi bird. This evening board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak Station. Sit back, relax and enjoy a gourmet barbecue dinner which the chef will prepare in front of you at the Colonel’s Homestead. After dinner enjoy a short farm tour then reboard the TSS Earnslaw for a sing along by the piano as your cruise back to Queenstown. DAY 5: Queenstown - Te Anau (B,D) Enjoy a leisurely start this morning before travelling to Arrowtown, an old gold mining village where you visit the Lakes District Museum. This innovative museum is heavily involved in the protection of the historic buildings scattered around town. Continue to Te Anau, the gateway to Fiordland. Today you may like to visit the Te Anau Glow Worm Caves (optional). Hotel Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas (2 nights) DAY 6: Te Anau - Milford Sound - Te Anau (B,L,D) Depart Te Anau for a fascinating drive to Milford Sound where you board your launch for a nature cruise on this magnificent fiord. See the spectacular Bowen Falls and towering Mitre Peak as you enjoy a picnic lunch onboard. This afternoon return to Te Anau where some free time