The ultimate experience combining rail, coach and Doubtful Sound overnight cruise Tour code: UGPRC19 19 Day Ultimate Rail, Cruise & Coach Experience NO HIDDEN EXTRAS Doubtful Sound Pukerangi GUARANTEED departures 2019 2020 Sep 7, 21 Jan 6, 11, 26 Oct 10, 12 Feb 10, 17 Nov 14, 20 Mar 8, 15, 28 Dec 18 Apr 15 May 3 SEASONAL OFFER Save $275 per person on highlighted departure dates. FESTIVE SEASON departure $100 per person surcharge applies. PRE PAID ATTRACTIONS • Kauri Museum* • Waitangi Treaty Grounds* • Dolphin / Hole in the Rock Cruise • Glenbrook Vintage Railway • Rainbow Springs Nature Park* • National Kiwi Hatchery Tour* • Skyline Rotorua Gondola & Luge Ride • Agrodome • Thermal mud pools & geysers* • Te Puia traditional Maori Hangi & Concert • Wellington Tramway Museum • Te Papa, NZ’s National Museum • Cruise on the Interislander Ferry • Coastal Pacific Rail Journey • International Antarctic Centre • Christchurch Tram • TranzAlpine Rail Journey • Lakes District Museum • Cruise Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw • HIGHLIGHT Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise • Taieri Gorge Limited Rail Journey • Larnach Castle* • Pleasant Point Rail Experience • City sights tour of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch & Dunedin ULTIMATE SMALL GROUP TOURING Personalised Meet & Greet on arrival • Return airport transfers in New Zealand • Ultimate Small Group Tour Coach with 20 luxury leather reclining seats on a full size vehicle, 2 door access and panoramic windows • Professional Coach Captain • 17 nights 4.5 star hotel accommodation • Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise • 6 two night stays • Hotel porterage • 5 rail journeys • 4 cruises • All sightseeing and pre paid attractions • Comprehensive documentation pack • BONUS Group photo *Guided tour. Note: Dinner on Day 1 not included for anyone arriving later than 8pm. • MEALS 18 cooked breakfasts including a specialty breakfast: Stratosfare Restaurant, Rotorua • 14 sumptuous dinners including 3 specialty dinners: Maori Hangi & Concert, Rotorua; Walter Peak Homestead, Queenstown; Farewell Dinner, selected beverages, Christchurch • 2 lunches • 2 delicious morning teas including an Ultimate High Tea: Larnach Castle • ITINERARY ALL INCLUSIVE tour price Includes Ultimate 20 seat coach travel, 4.5 star hotel accommodation, most meals, sightseeing & attractions. TOUR ONLY from Per person, twin share Single supplement CAD$ $10,449 $3373 Stay a little longer City Twin share Single Auckland $166 $333 Christchurch $219 $437 Extra night rates are per person and based on room only. Subject to availability. Prices are quoted in Canadian Dollars (CAD$). (B) Breakfast. (L) Lunch. (D) Dinner. (SD) Specialty Dinner. DAY 1: Arrive Auckland (D) On arrival into Auckland you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Meet your travelling companions over a complimentary pre dinner drink. Hotel Crowne Plaza Auckland DAY 2: Auckland - Bay of Islands (B,D) Board the luxurious Ultimate Coach and enjoy a city tour of Auckland, dubbed the ‘City of Sails’, before travelling to Matakohe to enjoy a visit and informative talk at the Kauri Museum. Travel via Whangarei to Paihia, situated in the beautiful Bay of Islands. Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the location of the signing of the treaty between the Maori tribes and the British. Hotel Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands (Deluxe Room. 2 nights) DAY 3: Bay of Islands (Free Day) (B) Today is a free day. Choose from the many optional activities available, including the Cape Reinga coach trip via Ninety Mile Beach or a spectacular scenic flight. This evening is also free and you may like to enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise (optional). The Haka, a traditional Maori war cry, dance or challenge. 8 GRAND PACIFIC TOURS DAY 4: Bay of Islands - Auckland (B,D) This morning travel aboard a luxury catamaran to Cape Brett and the famous Hole in the Rock. Keep an eye out for bottlenose and common dolphins before returning to Paihia. Travel south, call into the Parry Kauri Park to see a magnificent example of a Kauri Tree before arriving in Auckland. Hotel Crowne Plaza Auckland DAY 5: Auckland - Rotorua (B,D) This morning travel to Glenbrook Vintage Railway for a nostalgic 15 kilometre trip back in time on a beautifully restored vintage steam train. Visit the restoration workshop and on return to Glenbrook Station, morning tea will be served. Travel through magnificent countryside of green pastures famous for dairying. Continue to the Rainbow Springs Nature Park, home to the world’s largest kiwi hatchery for a unique behind-the-scenes tour where over 1800 kiwi chicks have been hatched to date. Hotel Regent of Rotorua (2 nights) or similar DAY 6: Rotorua (B,SD) Today begins with a gondola ride at the Skyline Rotorua where a buffet breakfast and spectacular views are on offer. There is also time for a thrilling luge ride! Next stop is Agrodome for an action packed hour of farming entertainment and education that’s unlike anything you’ve seen before. Enjoy some free time this afternoon before travelling to Te Puia to see the boiling mud pools and awesome geysers that Rotorua is famous for. This evening experience an entertaining Maori Hangi and Concert.