New Zealand Coach Tour: Ultimate New Zealand

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Price from $7,095 AUD per person

See the best of the North & South Island with this 16 Day Ultimate New Zealand guided coach tour. Experience 16 days of magic as you explore the best of the North from Auckland to Wellington with signature stays in geothermal Rotorua, Taupo and the wine region of Napier. Uncover the Top of the South as you marvel at the golden beaches of Abel Tasman National Park. See the spectacular landscape including the mighty fiords of Doubtful Sound, tranquil lakes of Wanaka & Queenstown, giant glaciers of the West Coast and travel aboard two of New Zealand’s great train journeys.

Tour Inclusions:

• Return Economy Airfares ex BNE/SYD/MEL
• Air New Zealand Works Fare & Taxes
• 16 Day North & South Guided Tour
• Operated by Kirra Tours
• From Auckland to Christchurch
• Luxury transportation with Tour Guide
• Small group with a max 24 passengers
• 15 nights handpicked accommodation
• 15 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners
• Lake Aniwhenua Cultural Experience
• Abel Tasman National Park Cruise
• TranzAlpine & Coastal Pacific Trains
• Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise•
Visit Arrowtown, Wanaka & West Coast

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Ultimate New Zealand itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive Auckland
Haere Mai and welcome to Auckland. Enjoy today at leisure to explore the largest city in New Zealand.

Day 2 – Auckland to Rotorua
Leave Auckland and visit Okere Falls, located on the Kaituna River. Marvel at the infamous Mount Tarawera before arriving into Rotorua. (B,D)

Day 3 – Rotorua
Enjoy today at leisure (B).

Day 4 – Rotorua to Taupo
Venture off the beaten track to the shores of Lake Aniwhenua. After lunch, visit the lush Whirinaki Rainforest, visit the Huka Falls before arriving at the Hilton Taupo where you will enjoy a delicious lakeview dinner. (B,L,D)

Day 5 – Taupo to Napier
Journey to the stunning wine region of Hawke’s Bay. Enjoy a wine tasting and lunch at the iconic Church Road Winery beforing arriving at the coastal town of Napier. (B,L)

Day 6 – Napier to Wellington
Journey down to the sparkling capital city of Wellington where you will have the entire afternoon to explore the harbour at leisure or purchase a sight-seeing activity via your Tour Guide. (B)

Day 7 – Wellington to Nelson
Travel by Ferry across the Marlbor-ough Sounds as you arrive on the South Island. Enjoy this afternoon at leisure in Nelson. (B)

Day 8 – Abel Tasman National Park
Cruise the breathtaking Abel Tasman National Park, where golden beaches meet pristine waters. (B)

Day 9 – Nelson to Christchurch
Travel aboard the Coastal Pacific, one of New Zealand’s great train journeys. View the rugged coastline before arriving into Christchurch. (B,D)

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Day 10 – Christchurch to Dunedin
Pass through the township of Oamaru and the mystical Moeraki Boulders before arriving into Dunedin. (B)

Day 11 – Dunedin to Te Anau
Visit the iconic Larnach Castle, Gore and Hokonui Moonshine Museum before arriving at Te Anau. (B,D)

Day 12 – Te Anau to Queenstown
Cruise the bucket-list worthy Doubtful Sound. It is the deepest of New Zea-land’s 14 fiords and its immense size leaves all who visit feeling humbled yet uplifted by its powerful physical presence. This afternoon arrive into Queenstown for a two night stay. (B)

Day 13 – Queenstown
Enjoy today at leisure (B).

Day 14 – Queenstown to Haast
On the journey to Haast, visit historic Arrowtown and picturesque Wanaka. Arrive into the West Coast where you will visit the village of Jackson Bay before arriving into Haast. (B,L)

Day 15 – Haast to Franz Josef
Continue travelling north along the West Coast Franz Josef, home to New Zealand’s most spectacular and acces-sible glaciers. (B,D)

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Day 16 – Franz Josef to Christchurch
Visit the seaside town of Hokitika before boarding the TranzAlpine, where you will ascend the Southern Alps by train to Christchurch. Upon arrival into Christchurch, your 16 Day Ultimate New Zealand Tour comes to an end. (B)

(B) Breakfast
(L) Lunch
(D) Dinner

Additional pre and post nights accommodation available for an additional cost. Due to the late finish on Day 16, a post night is recommended.


* Terms & conditions: Pricing is based on per person, twin share and priced in Australian Dollars. Offer valid for new bookings only and valid for sale until 30 September 2022 unless sold out prior. Return Airfares Included based on Air New Zealand economy Works Fare from Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne. Air New Zealand booking class based on V class including taxes as of 24 August 2022 however this is subject to change due to fluctuat-ing fuel prices and booking class availability. Airport transfers and pre/post accommodation is not included. Deposit: A non-refundable Air & Land deposit of of $1,500 per person is required within 7 days of booking. Final Payment: is due 60 days prior to departure. Airline conditions and ANZCRO cancellation policies apply. Alternative Tour dates are available, contact ANZCRO for pricing and details.Quote package code ANZ2210DNS