You know what, consider yourself as lucky on this planet that you are now arriving at one of the top 10 cities to live in – auckland. Auckland has the highest per capita boat than any other city in the world. Transfer to the hotel for a nice & relaxing start.
Pack your bags and off we go to rotorua, a geothermal city of new zealand, rare and unique on the planet. On our way we will visit waitomo caves – a wonder of its own. Visit includes boat ride in a real dark cave of – glowworms. Later arrive in rotorua, check-in to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the evening – go spoil yourself at rotorua lake, wonder around the town and be amazed with flumes from the earth. Overnight stay will be in rotorua.
Today is a rotorua sightseeing tour day. We will visit agrodome show – a fun loving insight of nz’s sheep myth. In new zealand there are approx. 14 times more sheep then nz’s population. Later on we will be amazed with visit to te puia thermal reserve to witness world famous bubbling mud pools, pohutu geyser and maori cultural show to enjoy local traditions, culture, songs and dance. Overnight stay in rotorua.
Early in the morning pack your bags to leave for auckland. On our way we will visit hamilton gardens – a peaceful, relaxing garden collection of paradise, productive, fantasy and landscape gardens – all at one place. We will then proceed to auckland, check-in to the hotel and quickly off to city tour. We will explore mt. Eden hill, tamaki drive, bastion point, and kelly tarltons sealife aquarium as main locations in a very dynamic – city of sails auckland. Witness the largest in- house collection of penguins in the world at kelly tarltons along with the sharks and other sea creatures. Later in the evening visit sky tower- the tallest free standing tower on southern hemisphere and enjoy a panoramic view of auckland.
Early morning we will leave for christchurch by air and continue to lake tekapo. Travel through the scenic canterbury plains and arrive at lake tekapo. Visit world famous church of good shepherd and stroll on the shores of stunning lake tekapo. Later continue to twizel via lake pukaki mount cook lookout point for a photo shoot of your lifetime, check in to the hotel and relax. Overnight stay in twizel.
Leave for one of the most beautiful places on the planet- queenstown. On the way visit arrowtown – a little historical town with long mining history, bungy bridge point & gibbston valley winery. Taste three of new zealand’s finest wines and catch a glimpse of wine makers in action. Later check in to the hotel, freshen up and leave for below zero bar. Enjoy a glass of your favorite drink in the icy surroundings. Rest of the evening is free for leisure.
We will leave for milford sound – a road trip with breathtaking scenery at every corner so keep your camera handy and there is no way, you can afford a little nap. Afternoon will be spent on milford sound cruise – a cherry on the cake kind of cruise trip after a beautiful road journey on milford road. We will return at the same hotel for overnight stay in queenstown.
Today is a leisure day for you to explore this beautiful town on your own. Have a relaxing time on the lake or in the town, explore any of the adventurous activities queenstown has to offer or do some shopping in queenstown mall before the evening’s big event. Get dressed up and jump on a gondola towards bob’s peak for an amazing gala dinner. Have one of the best gala dinners of your life on top of queenstown with one of the best views in the world around. Also enjoy kiwi haka show and explore new zealand maori culture, traditions & dance. Return back to your hotel late night and relax. Overnight stay in queenstown.
Today leave for glacier regionvia lake wanaka & world heritage area of haast pass. Once at wanaka, we will get you through some brain tickling at puzzling world – go challenge yourself and entertain at the same time. Also stroll on the shores of beautiful lake wanaka and witness stunning beauty around. Later reach franz josef, check in to the hotel and relax. Stay warm at glacier regionas it may be a bit chilly. Overnight stay in franz josef.
Early morning after breakfast jump on a scenic helicopter flight of franz josef glacier and witness the nature of ever changing world famous franz josef glacier and snowcapped mountains around. Land on the glacier for a short time and have one of the best photo-shoots of your life. Later leave for greymouth via hokitika and board the tranzalpine train for scenic journey to christchurch. Don’t forget to take some exclusive pictures from open viewing deck of the train. Overnight stay will be in christchurch.
Transfer to the airport-departure from new zealand