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Overview

About the Activity:

  • Embark on a 13 day long and extensive tour of the awe-inspiring New Zealand, bold yet delicately beautiful in all terms.
  • Arrive at Auckland and then start the trip to Bay of Island and then continue to other major sights New Zealand boasts of always.
  • Gaze at the awesome 90 Mile beach and Cape Reinga, Mona Vale Garden, Hagley Park and experience the charm spread by Glacier region, Greymouth, Tranz Alpine Train and much more.
  • Visit the The Thermal Village, Glow-worm caves, the Maori Culture and most importantly the sights in each city of New Zealand are enough to make you linger.
  • This package includes food, accommodation at hotels and transportation during the sightseeing.
  • You are free to choose from Seat in Coach trip or rent a car trip.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrive in Auckland

    Upon arrival in Auckland meet the tour representative in the arrival hall and get transferred to your hotel in a private car.

    Check-in and later head out to visit Sky tower in the evening (entrance cost included) as well as take a short walk to Viaduct harbor.

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 2 - Auckland – Bay of Island (Paihia)

    After breakfast, travel towards North over Auckland’s Harbour Bridge and along the Hibiscus Coast.

    The journey continues, travelling through Whangarei, Northland’s only major city and port, before arriving in the beautiful Bay of Islands.

    This afternoon, take a ‘Hole in the Rock and Cape Brett’ cruise (included).

    If you wish, you may disembark from this cruise in Romantic Russell and take some time to explore this historic town, returning to Paihia by local ferry at your leisure (ferry ticket included).

    SIC customers will travel in a coach and Self-drive customers will pick up rental car from the local city branch for travel.

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 3 - Bay of Island -90 Mile beach and Cape Reinga

    After breakfast, go for an exciting day as you are driven along 90 Miles Beach and the Te Paki quicksand stream.

    Have the chance to surf down the massive sand dunes.

    Onto Cape Reinga’s for spectacular view of 2 oceans merging.

    Visit a factory processing century old kauri wood dug out from the swamp. Walk amongst huge Kauri trees at Puketi Forest.

    In the evening, return to your hotel in Paihia. (Included)

    SIC Customers will travel in a coach, Self-drive customers will travel in their rental car (rental cars are not allowed on 90 mile beach).

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 4 - Bay of Island to Rotorua (Without Waitomo)

    After breakfast, travel to Rotorua via Auckland.

    SIC customers will travel in a coach, self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 5 - Rotorua sightseeing

    After breakfast, proceed to AGRODOME (included) to witness the Agrodome Agricultural Show, where you will be entertained by New Zealand's performing sheep and other attractions.

    Later proceed to visit TE-PUIA thermal village (included) known for its hot springs, geysers and boiling mud pools.

    Watch the Maori craftsmen and learn about the traditional arts of carving and weaving and RAINBOW SPRINGS (included) to see the flower and fauna of New Zealand.

    SIC customers will travel in a coach, self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 6 - Rotorua - Christchurch

    After breakfast, SIC transfer to Rotorua airport and board your flight to Christchurch (flight not included), upon arrival SIC transfer to travel to your hotel.

    Self-drive customers travel to airport in their rental car in Rotorua, drop the car at Rotorua branch, fly to Christchurch (flight not included), upon arriving pick up their rental car in Christchurch to drive to their hotel.

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 7 - Christchurch sightseeing

    After breakfast, enjoy the morning city tour covering Cathedral Square, Bridge of Remembrance, Avon River Art’s Centre and museum.

    See beautiful Mona Vale Garden, Hagley Park and from the Sign of the Takahe, you will get a spectacular view over the city, Canterbury Plains to the Alps (included).

    SIC Customers will travel in a coach, Self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 8 - Christchurch-Glacier region via Greymouth (Tranz Alpine Train will be only for SIC clients)

    After breakfast, today morning travel over Canterbury plains and ascend through lush beech forest and alpine village of Arthur’s pass in Tranz Apline train (seat in coach passengers only) to reach Greymouth.

    Travel south to reach Glacier region.

    SIC Customers will travel in a coach, Self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 9 - Glacier region – Queenstown

    After breakfast, travel past the native forest, lakes and mountains of Glacier region and drive past lake Wanaka before reaching the alpine resort Queenstown.

    SIC Customers will travel in a coach, self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 10 - Milford sound day tour

    After breakfast, head to MILFORD SOUND CRUISE (included).

    It gives you an opportunity to see MITRE PEAK which is just out of the water and mile high.

    Go exploring with a nature guide in the tender vessels and kayaks.

    You may see fur seals lazing on the rocks and lots of sea birds and numerous waterfalls. Return back to the hotel in the evening.

    SIC Customers will travel in a coach, Self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 11 - Queenstown day free for optional activities

    After breakfast, you have an option to enjoy the exciting SHOTOVER JET BOAT RIDE, LEDGE BUNGY JUMP, RIVER RAFTING, SKY DIVING Etc (activities not included)

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 12 - To Christchurch via MT Cook

    After breakfast, check out from hotel and leave for Christchurch.

    Travel past Central Otago plains and lake Pukaki before reaching Mt Cook.

    Continue your journey via Lake Tekapo and Caterbury plains before reaching the garden city Christchurch.

    SIC Customers will travel in a coach, self-drive customers will travel in their rental car.

  • Day 13 - Departure day

    After breakfast SIC customers will be transferred to airport in a shared vehicle.

    Self-drive customers will travel their rental car, drop the car at airport branch and board your flight for onward journey (flight not included).

Stay

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  • Accommodation at hotels on sharing basis
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  • The hotel options are as follow:
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  • Auckland: Auckland City Hotel (Standard Room) or similar, Rydges Hotel (Superior room) or similar, Heritage Hotel (Superior room) or similar
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  • Paihia: Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia (Standard room) or similar, Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands (Standard Room) or similar, Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands (Standard room) or similar
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  • Rotorua: Ibis Hotel (Standard Room) or similar, Holiday Inn Hotel (Standard Room) or similar, Novotel Rotorua (Superior room) or similar
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  • Queenstown: Heartland Hotel (Standard Room – Non AC Room) or similar, Copthorne Hotel Lakefront (Superior room –Non Lakeview) or similar, Millennium Hotel (Superior room) or similar
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  • Franz Josef / Fox Glacier: Alpine Glacier Motel ( Queen Studio) + Continental b/f or similar, Rainforest Retreat (Tree Hutt) + Continental b/f or similar, Scenic Hotel Franz Josef (Standard Room (Graham
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  • Wing) or similar
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  • Christchurch: Heartland Hotel Cotswold Christchurch or similar (Standard Room or Motel Unit),Rydges Latimer Christchurch (Superior room) or similar,Novotel (Superior room) or similar

Meal

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  • Breakfast at the hotel on all days from day 2

Activity

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  • Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

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  • All applicable government taxes 15% GST
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  • Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary
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  • Sky Tower – without transfer
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  • Cape Brett Hole in the Rock Cruise - 4 hrs – without transfer
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  • SIC Cape Reinga - Scenic coach tour via Ninety Mile beach - ex Paihia (Excl Lunch)
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  • SIC Rotorua morning sightseeing (Self drive clients will visit Agrodome, Rainbow sp and Te puia)
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  • SIC Milford day out without lunch (by Jucy Milford) (Self drive will drive to Milford)
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  • SIC Discover Christchurch - Morning Tour (Self drive clients will do sightseeing by own)
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  • Tranz Alpine Train (only for SIC clients)

Transport

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  • All the transportation during the tour for seat in coach customers

Things To Carry

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  • Sunscreen
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Comfortable footwear
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  • Comfortable clothes
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  • Camera
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  • Personal medicine kit, if any
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  • ID Card
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  • Passport
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  • Licence
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  • Water bottle

Advisory

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  • Client will be required to present his/her driver’s license (Indian) with driver’s photograph, age clearly mentioned and it must be in English to the rental car company in order to claim the vehicle.
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  • Driver must carry a valid Credit card with enough funds(almost NZ$4,000) to pay a security bond at the time of collecting the vehicle without a valid Credit card a car can-not be hired and no refunds will be made for cancellation.
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  • On self drive: clients will need to carry a valid credit card with enough funds for bond (Cash bond will not be acceptable by rental car company), also need to carry valid full driving licence (should be in clear English).
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  • Toll, Parking and Fuel is NOT including in the cost.
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  • Rental car Rate Includes: GST, Unlimited Kilometers, Loss Damage Waiver (Standard Basic Insurance) and NZ Road maps.
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  • Optional tours / activities are not included in the package (will be on additional cost).
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  • Self Drive: Rental car pick up and drop off time is calculated on the basis of 24 hrs, in case of delays one day extra rental will be charged.
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  • Rental vehicles not drive or take the vehicle on the following roads:
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  • (a) Ball Hutt (Mt Cook);
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  • (b) Skippers (Queenstown);
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  • (c) 90 mile beach (Northland)

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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