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Overview

About the Activity:

  • An eight day sightseeing tour of New Zealand covering the humbling beauty of the famed destinations of the island would let you escape from the boring routines.
  • Arrive at Auckland and be amused at the sights this awesome city can provide. There are two options left with you, either you can choose rent a car and do self drive or choose SIC and share the vehicle.
  • Rotorua, Waitomo, Queenstown, Christchurch etc are the major centres or cities you will come across during the tour. 
  • The popular Waitomo Caves, Glow-worm grotto, Agrodome, Te Puia thermal village, the Maori culture and their food and much more are there to welcome you with a warm smile.
  • The package includes breakfast, accommodation at hotels and transportation during the whole tour.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrive in Auckland

    Once you arrive in Auckland, meet the tour representative and get transferred to the hotel in a private car or if you wish to self drive, get your rental car from the airport and reach the hotel.

    Check-in and relax before you embark on to visit Sky Tower in the evening.

    After which, you will be going to take a short walk to Viaduct harbour.

    Come back to the hotel and stay overnight.

  • Day 2 - Auckland – Rotorua via Waitomo

    At the hotel, you will get breakfast. Post thism you will travel across the beautiful Waikato farmland to reach Waitomo.

    Indulge your heart with a guided tour of the Waitmo Caves (entry and guided tour with boat ride is included) and enjoy a boat ride through the famed Glow-Worm grotto.

    After enjoying the glimpses of the twinkling lights, continue your travel through the forested Mamaku Range and then reach Rotorua.

    Self-drive customers can pick up rental car from the local city branch for travel.

    Stay overnight at hotel in Rotorua.

  • Day 3 - Rotorua sightseeing

    Post breakfast at the hotel, set out to travel to Agrodome where you may come across the Agrodome Agricultural Show.

    Later, proceed to Te Puia thermal village that is known for the hot springs, geysers and boiling mud pools.

    From there, continue to visit the Maori village. There you will witness the Maori craftsmen's talents and learn about the traditional arts of carving and weaving.

    Also visit the Rainbow Springs to have the glimpses of flora and fauna of New Zealand.

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

    Spend the evening at leisure. Stay overnight at your hotel.

  • Day 4 - Rotorua – Queenstown fly (Flight is not included)

    From Rotorua, board your flight to Queenstown post breakfast at the hotel.

    Upon arrival in Alpine City, you will be transferred to the hotel.

    Self drive customers can travel to the airport in the rental car in Rotorua. After dropping their car there, they can catch the flight to Queenstown where they will be able to pick the rental car and drive to the hotel.

    Spend the evening at leisure.

    Stay overnight at your hotel.

  • Day 5 - Milford sound day tour

    Move to Milford Sound Cruise in the morning.

    This cruise is going to take you to see Mitre Peak which is a mile high.

    Board your kayaks and go explore the peak with the help of a nature guide.

    Spot the fur seals lazing on the rocks and lots of sea birds and numerous waterfalls.

    Return back to the hotel in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 6 - Queenstown day free for optional activities

    Choose the day to be free or enjoying the exciting Shot Over Jet Boat Ride, Ledge Bungee Jump, River Rafting, Sky Diving etc.

  • Day 7 - Queenstown- Mt Cook - Christchurch

    Today, you are going to Christchurch via Mount Cook National Park. Travel through the Central Otago region to Lake Pukaki and Mount Cook National Park Village.

    Set at the foothill of the Alps, you have a close up view of Mt Cook -the highest mountain in the country. Descend the mountains and re-cross the Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch in the

    evening.

  • Day 8 - Departure day

    Post breakfast, SIC customers will be dropped at the airport in a shared vehicle.

    Self-drive customers will be traveling in their car and drop the car at airport and depart.

Stay

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  • Accommodation at hotels on sharing basis
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  • The hotel options at different places are as follow:
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  • Auckland:
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  • Auckland City Hotel or similar (Standard Room)
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  • Rydges Hotel or similar (Superior room)
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  • Heritage Hotel or similar (Superior room)
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  • Rotorua:
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  • Ibis Hotel or similar (Standard Room)
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  • Holiday Inn Hotel or similar (Standard Room)
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  • Novotel Rotorua or similar (Superior room)
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  • Queenstown:
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  • Heartland Hotel or similar (Standard Room – Non AC Room)
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  • Copthorne Hotel Lakefront or similar (Superior room –Non Lakeview)
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  • Millennium Hotel or similar (Superior room)
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  • Christchurch:
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  • Heartland Hotel Cotswold
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  • Christchurch or similar ( Standard Room or Motel Unit)
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  • Rydges Hotel Christchurch or similar (Superior room)
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  • Novotel or similar (Superior room)

Meal

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  • Breakfast on all days from day 2 at the hotels

Activity

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  • Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

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  • Sightseeing and entrances fees as per itinerary.
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  • Sky tower – without transfer
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  • SIC Rotorua via Waitomo (Self drive clients will drive to visit Waitomo)
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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 ZQN to CHC via Mt. cook (self drive clients will drive)

Transport

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  • All the transfers during the sightseeing tour for Seat in Coach customers
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  • Self-drive customers canon book the cars on rental on the day of arrival at Auckland.

Things To Carry

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  • Comfortable clothes
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  • Comfortable footwear
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  • Sunscreen
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Water bottle
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  • Licence
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  • ID Card
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  • Passport
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  • Insect repellent
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  • Personal medicines, if any
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  • Torchlight

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

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 total tour cost 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 total tour cost 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 total tour cost 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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