Showcasing nature’s best in the majestic South Island Tour code: GPS10 10 Day South Island Spectacular NO HIDDEN EXTRAS PRE PAID ATTRACTIONS • TranzAlpine Rail Journey • Cruise Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw • Lakes District Museum • Milford Sound Cruise & Lunch • Larnach Castle* • Haggis Ceremony & Gift • City sights tour of Dunedin & Christchurch *Guided tour is included with 1 guide per 24 travellers. TOURING Personalised Meet & Greet on arrival • Return airport transfers in New Zealand • 48 seat modern coach travel, 2 door access, restroom, reclining seats and panoramic windows • Professional Coach Captain & Tour Guide • GUARANTEED departures 2019 2020 Sep 21, 24 Jan 31 Oct 9, 21, 27 Feb 12, 15, 18, 23, 28 Nov 5, 14, 23, 27 Mar 1, 13, 20, 23, 29 Apr 2, 18, 23 May 4, 11 SEASONAL OFFER Save $200 per person on highlighted departure dates. ALL INCLUSIVE tour price Fully escorted tour includes modern coach travel, 4 star hotel accommodation, most meals, sightseeing & attractions. TOUR ONLY from Per person, twin share Single supplement CAD$ $4037 $1235 Stay a little longer City Twin share Single Christchurch $128 $257 Extra night rates are per person and based on room only. Subject to availability. Prices are quoted in Canadian Dollars (CAD$). >> TOUR HIGH LIGHT The Milford Sound Cruise continues to be the highest rated South Island attraction by our travellers. 24 GRAND PACIFIC TOURS 9 nights 4 star hotel accommodation 2 two night stays • Hotel porterage • 2 cruises • All sightseeing and pre paid attractions • Comprehensive documentation pack • • MEALS 9 cooked breakfasts • 8 sumptuous dinners including 3 specialty dinners: Walter Peak Homestead, Queenstown; Haggis Ceremony, Dunedin; Farewell Dinner, Christchurch • 1 picnic lunch • 1 delicious Devonshire 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 and transferred to your hotel. Hotel Distinction Christchurch 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 through spectacular gorges to Arthur’s Pass. Board your coach and travel to Hokitika, before continuing to Franz Josef. Time is available to experience a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the spectacular glaciers. Hotel Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier (Douglas Wing) DAY 3: Franz Josef - Queenstown (B) See the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you continue via the Haast Pass, an area of stunning beauty before arriving into picturesque Queenstown. This evening is free to dine at leisure. Hotel Mercure Queenstown Resort (Lakeview Rooms. 2 nights) DAY 4: Queenstown (Free Day) (B,SD) Today is a free day. There are plenty of sightseeing options and your Coach Captain and Tour Guide are available to assist. This evening board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak Station. Enjoy the best of New Zealand’s high country cuisine. DAY 5: Queenstown - Te Anau (B,D) Enjoy a leisurely start this morning before travelling to Arrowtown to visit the Lakes District Museum. Continue to Te Anau, the gateway to Fiordland. Hotel Distinction Luxmore Hotel (Deluxe Rooms. 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 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 is available. DAY 7: Te Anau - Dunedin (B,SD) Travel via Gore and Balclutha to Dunedin for an informative city tour. Travel along the Otago Peninsula to Larnach Castle for a guided tour. Tonight a Scottish evening will be presented comprising of bagpipes, great food, special Haggis Ceremony and gift. Hotel Scenic Hotel Dunedin City DAY 8: Dunedin - Mt Cook - Twizel (B,D) Farewell Dunedin and travel to Oamaru famous for its limestone. Marvel at Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest peak where the opportunity is available to enjoy a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the Southern Alps. Travel to Twizel for your overnight stay. Hotel MacKenzie Country Hotel DAY 9: Twizel - Christchurch (B,SD) Continue to Lake Tekapo and view the brilliant turquoise water, visit the Church of the Good Shepherd and see the Sheep Dog Statue before arriving into Christchurch for an informative city tour. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner with your new found friends. Hotel Sudima Hotel Christchurch Airport DAY 10: Depart Christchurch (B) Time to say goodbye. You’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday.