12D11N Best of New Zealand (Motel)

12 DAYS 11 NIGHTS
NZ-MO11N-BNZ
FROM NZD 1,678 PER PAX

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Start your self drive adventure to Matamama and discover the real Middle-Earth at the Hobbiton Movie Set. Travel to Te Puia, home to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Insitute and the world famous Pohutu geyser. Continue south to Wellington across the Volcanic Plateau passing by majestic Mt Ruapehu and the Tongariro National Park. Experience rugged mountain scenery, ancient glaciers, the exciting resort town of Queenstown, and beautiful Milford Sound. Follow the shores of Lake Pukaki and travelling across the Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch, The Garden City


Highlights

  • Sky Tower Auckland
  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
  • Te Puia
  • Interislander Ferry from Wellington to Picton
  • International Antarctic Centre
  • University of Otago, Dunedin
  • Milford Sound Cruise
  • Queenstown Skyline Gondola

Inclusions

  • 11 nights accommodation
  • 11 days car rental (24hr = 1 day rental) with auto transmission unlimited mileage and zero excess, pick-up ex-downtown and FREE GPS
  • Admissions and/or sightseeing as per itinerary

Itinerary

Arrive at Auckland International Airport and collect your car hire. Drive to your accommodation. Perhaps, you may want to visit the Sky Tower Observation Deck.

Start your drive to Matamata. Join fascinating two-hours guided tour of Hobbiton Movie Set Tour, a picturesque 1,250 acre farm where scenes from the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies were filmed. After tour, proceed drive to Rotorua.

Visit Te Puia, New Zealand’s living Maori cultural centre, a live kiwi enclosure, the world-famous Pohutu Geyser, and more than 500 geothermal wonders. Experiencing the Agrodome to learn about our farming heritage with an entertaining farm show.

Today travel south to Wellington, New Zealand’s Capital City, across the Volcanic Plateau in the centre of the North island passing by majestic Mt Ruapehu and the Tongariro National Park.

Today travel on the Interislander Ferry from Wellington to Picton. Once in the South Island the journey will take you south along the coast to Christchurch.

A free morning for optional activities. In the afternoon, visit the International Antarctic Centre. Amazing experience and interactive fun for visitors of all ages. Antarctic Gallery, 'Antarctica' Snow & Ice, Storm, Hagglund Ride, 4D Theatre, Historic Hut exhibit & Little Blue Penguins

Travel south across the Canterbury Plains through the towns of Timaru and Oamaru to reach the Scottish influenced city of Dunedin, renowned for its natural history, wildlife and Otago University.

A free morning for optional activities before departing Dunedin to cross the Southland Plains, to arrive in Te Anau.

Enter The Eglinton Valley and travel through the breath taking man-made Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls. Return to Queenstown. Experience Skyline Gondola ride up to Bob Peak.

Today experience Skyline Gondola is a must see Queenstown attraction. Sit back and relax as the best views in the region unfold before your eyes and the Gondola carries you 450 metres above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu to the top of Bob's Peak

Travel through the Central Otago region and on to Twizel. Follow the shores of Lake Pukaki and travelling across the Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch, Garden City.

Drop-off your car rental at airport and check-in for your departure back home.

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