9-Nights Contrasts of New Zealand - Summer 2017

Contrasts Of New Zealand Summer 2017
After Auckland's harbour, geothermal wonders and Maori culture, it's on to South Island for the TranzAlpine train, Franz Josef Glacier and a cruise on magical Milford Sound.You'll enjoy Insider moments like… savouring Maori dishes at the Tamaki Family Marae, as you help raise the traditional hangi basket from the earth oven amid mouth-watering smells. And tasting succulent fruit at Mrs Jones' famous orchard.

  • Sightseeing Highlights
    City tour in Auckland. Cruise on Milford Sound. See Mt. Cook, waterfalls, lakes and rivers. View native flora and fauna, jade carving in Hoktika and Southern Alps from the TranzAlpine train. Visit a geothermal valley and Franz Josef Glacier.


  • Dining Highlights
    • 9 hot buffet breakfasts.
    • 2 lunches (including Be My Guest).
    • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest).


  • First class travel Highlights
    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most regions or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
    • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
    • Optional Experiences and free time
    • Porterage, local tips and charges
    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays
    • All hotel charges and local taxes
    • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
    • VIP entry to many sights




9 nights from $3025 per person

Supplier: Trafalgar

$50 Optional Experiences Credit per couple

Valid for travel in 2017. Please contact your travel consultant for more information.*


*Promotion is subject to availability, may not be combinable with certain fares or other amenity offers, is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions may apply.

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Featured Destinations

Auckland

Auckland is regularly voted one of the best lifestyle cities in the world, with the cosmopolitan city centre complemented by great escapes within half an hour of downtown. Indulge in Auckland's shopping, nightlife and unrivalled cuisine and experience some of the many attractions and adventure activities on offer. There is never a shortage of things to do in the City of Sails. Sights to see include Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland Zoo, and Museum of Transport and Technology.

Christchurch

Christchurch was founded in 1850 by members of the Church of England, who wanted a little bit of heaven on earth. They succeeded, and today the city takes great pride in its spacious layout and distinctive English-style buildings in elegant grey stone. The River Avon winds through Christchurch, along parks and gardens that cover one-third of the city.

Rotorua

New Zealand's premier destination on the edge of beautiful Lake Rotorua offers visitors so much to see and do the trouble is deciding what to do. From a quiet stroll through the magnificent Redwood Forest to an adrenaline rafting plunge over one of the world's highest commercially rafted waterfalls or an entertaining view of life on the farm at one of our award winning farmshows - Rotorua has it all. Famous for awesome geological forces, Rotorua has hundreds of gentle plopping mud pools, powerful erupting geysers, and intriguing geothermal lakes. Maori Culture is another unique facet to Rotorua's popularity. For more action try hiking down Mt Ngongatah, fishing for trophy-sized trout on one of Rotorua's many lakes, tandem skydiving, horse trekking, or off-road driving. Or just sit back, watch the world go by and enjoy the fresh, clean, picturesque atmosphere from one of many sidewalk cafes and bars. To end the day, soak away ailments in one of many thermally heated natural mineral spas.

Queenstown

Queenstown hosts an outstanding collection of adrenaline inducing activities and spectacular scenery. From jumping from tall bridges or quiet fishing, this is New Zealand's number one adventure destination. Lake and river join towering mountain ranges to make Queenstown as popular in the winter as it is in the summer.
At the heart of the action are cafes, the entire spectrum of accommodation, boutique shopping, restaurants and the visitor services expected in a small town with a big reputation.

Franz Josef Glacier

The South Island's most renowned explorer and geologist, Julius von Haast, named Franz Josef Glacier after the Emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Franz Josef Glacier is a remnant of a much older, larger glacier which flowed from the alpine snowfields right to the sea. The glacier is over 7.5 miles long extending into the rainforest just 3 miles from the Franz Josef township, making it easy to visit. Walk to viewpoints and the terminal face or, for a close-up view of the spectacular ice formations, take a guided glacier walk, helihike or scenic flight.

Valid Travel Dates

Number of Nights:
9
Vacation Inclusions:


Departure Dates:
From
Until
From Price
8/25/2017
9/3/2017
$3025
Remarks:
Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
* For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group.
* Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips. Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).
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