- 07 Days / 06 Nights
- New Zealand
- World Tours
Description: New Zealand has some amazing sights to offer such as the Pancake Rocks, Fox Glaciers, Lake Matheson, Mount Cook and more. On this tour you will be able to see them all and more.
Day 1 Arrive Christchurch:
On arrival in Christchurch, ‘The Garden City’, you will be met by our local representative and privately transferred to your hotel. Self-drive passengers will collect your rental car at the airport and drive to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 Christchurch - Punakaiki - Greymouth (B):
Depart for Christchurch on the renowned Tranz Alpine Train (seat-in coach passengers only), over the Southern Alps to Greymouth. On arrival in Greymouth, continue by coach to Punakaiki to view the Pancake Rocks, magnificent limestone formations carved over millions of years. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 Greymouth - Glacier Region (B)
Depart for Greymouth and travel south along the Scenic West Coast, with views of both the Southern Alps and the Tasman Sea. Stop at Hokitika enroute where you can view greenstone carvers and glass blowers at work. View Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glaciers and nearby Lake Matheson, formed some 14,000 years ago from trapped ice. On calm days, the still waters provide brilliant reflections of Mt. Cook and Tasman. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4 Glacier Region - Queenstown (B):
Depart for the Glacier Region through spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to Haast Pass, Gateway to World Heritage Westland National Park. Follow the shores of Lakes Hawea and Wanaka to Queenstown. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5 Queenstown (B):
A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more. Optional activities not included in the tour price. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6 Queenstown - Mt Cook - Christchurch (B):
Travel through the Central Otago region to Mt Cook, or as known in Maori ‘Aoraki’, the cloud piercer. Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd at Lake Tekapo before travelling across the Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 Departure Day (B):
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Airport to board your flight home.
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