Grand Pacific Tours Travel Brochure Grand Pacific Tours 2019-2020 - Page 28

Unbeatable value including the beautiful sub-tropical region of the Bay of Islands Tour code: GPN16 16 Day Highlights of New Zealand Tour NO HIDDEN EXTRAS GUARANTEED departures 2019 2020 Sep 10, 19, 26 Jan 8, 18 Oct 7, 14, 18, 27 Feb 2, 5, 8, 9, 12, 14, Nov 3, 8, 13, 18 19, 23 Mar 2, 4, 7, 11, 16, 22, 24, 26 Apr 6, 8, 14, 25 May 2 SEASONAL OFFER Save $275 per person on highlighted departure dates. PRE PAID ATTRACTIONS • Haggis Ceremony & Gift • Larnach Castle* • Milford Sound Cruise & Lunch • Cruise Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw • Lakes District Museum • TranzAlpine Rail Journey • Cruise on the Interislander Ferry • Te Papa, NZ’s National Museum • Skyline Rotorua Gondola & Luge Ride • Agrodome • Thermal mud pools & geysers* • Traditional Maori Hangi & Concert • Dolphin / Hole in the Rock Cruise • Kauri Museum* • City sights tour of Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington & Auckland *Guided tour is included with 1 guide per 24 travellers. ITINERARY (B) Breakfast. (L) Lunch. (D) Dinner. (SD) Specialty Dinner. DAY 1: Arrive Christchurch (D) On arrival into Christchurch you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative and transferred to your hotel. Hotel Quality Hotel Elms or similar TOUR ONLY from DAY 2: Christchurch - Omarama (B,D) After an introductory city sights tour depart Christchurch and travel through the southern Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo. See the brilliant turquoise water, visit The Church of the Good Shepherd and view the Sheep Dog Statue. Marvel at the spectacular mountain ranges including Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest peak. The opportunity is available (time and weather permitting) to enjoy a scenic flight (optional) over the Southern Alps before travelling to Omarama. Hotel Heritage Gateway Hotel CAD$ $5604 $1682 Stay a little longer City Twin share Single Christchurch $114 $228 Auckland $143 $285 Extra night rates are per person and based on room only. Subject to availability. Prices are quoted in Canadian Dollars (CAD$). DAY 3: Omarama - Dunedin (B,SD) Depart Omarama and see Lake Benmore, before following the Waitaki River to Oamaru, famous for its limestone. Continue south to Dunedin and enjoy a city sights tour followed by some free time. Tonight a Scottish evening will be presented comprising of bagpipes, great food, special Haggis Ceremony and gift. Hotel Mercure Leisure Lodge The iconic Shotover Jet boat ride is available during your free time in Queenstown. 28 GRAND PACIFIC TOURS MEALS 15 cooked breakfasts including a specialty breakfast: Stratosfare Restaurant, Rotorua • 12 sumptuous dinners including 3 specialty dinners: Haggis Ceremony, Dunedin; Walter Peak Homestead, Queenstown; Maori Hangi & Concert, Rotorua • 1 picnic lunch • 1 delicious Devonshire Tea: Larnach Castle • Note: Dinner on Day 1 not included for anyone arriving later than 8pm. ALL INCLUSIVE tour price Fully escorted tour includes modern coach travel, 3.5 star hotel accommodation, most meals, sightseeing & attractions. Per person, twin share Single supplement 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 • 15 nights 3.5 star hotel accommodation • 4 two night stays • Hotel porterage • 4 cruises • All sightseeing and pre paid attractions • Comprehensive documentation pack • DAY 4: Dunedin - Te Anau (B,D) This morning travel out along the Otago Peninsula to Larnach Castle where you hear of the tragic and scandalous history on a guided tour. Enjoy time to wander around this Garden of International Significance followed by a delicious Devonshire Tea. Farewell Dunedin and travel through Balclutha and Gore to Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland and your overnight stay. Today you may like to visit the Te Anau Glow Worm Caves (optional). Hotel Distinction Luxmore Hotel (Superior Room) DAY 5: Te Anau - Milford Sound - Queenstown (B,L) 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. This afternoon travel to Queenstown, overlooking magical Lake Wakatipu. Spend the next two nights at this year round resort which offers a wide range of activities and attractions. This evening is free and you may choose to dine at one of the many fine restaurants. Hotel Mercure Queenstown Resort (2 nights) DAY 6: Queenstown (Free Day) (B,SD) Today is a free day for you to explore Queenstown at leisure. Your Coach Captain & Tour Guide are available to assist with the many sightseeing options available, including the thrill of a jet boat ride, a heritage tour to Skippers Canyon or get up close to a Kiwi bird. This evening board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake