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Overview

About the Activity:

  • Embrace the cold wind blowing everywhere in New Zealand and search for reasons to linger your tour of this precious island.
  • You are happily invited to embark on a 12 day tour of New Zealand and its subsidiaries and enjoy the magical beauty of the country at its best.
  • Auckland, the destination you arrive on the first day itself has an umpteen number of unfiltered views of the major landmarks.
  • Bay of Island, Rotorua, Queenstown sightseeing tour,  Milford sound day tour, Mitre Peak exploration, Franz Josef glacier, Greymouth and much more are waiting eagerly to let you delve into complete joy.
  • If you wish to, you can select different adventurous activities at many destinations listed out and enjoy the maximum on your own.
  • This package includes food, accommodation at hotels and transportation during the whole trip for seat in coach customers.
  • There is an option to rent a car and do self driving throughout the tour.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrive in Auckland

    Upon arrival in Auckland and get transferred to your hotel in a private car.

    Visit Sky tower in the evening (entrance cost included) later 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.

    Travel past Whangarei, Northland’s only major city and port, before arriving in the beautiful Bay of Islands.

    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 to a factory processing century old kauri wood dug out from the swamp.

    Walk amongst huge Kauri trees at Puketi Forest.

    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 to Milford 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 to Milford in their rental car.

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 6 - Rotorua – Queenstown fly (flight not included)

    After breakfast, SIC transfer to Rotorua airport and board your flight to Queenstown (flight not included), upon arrival in Alpine city 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 Queenstown (flight not included), upon arriving pick up their rental car in Queenstown to drive to their hotel.

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 7 - Milford sound day tour

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

    This famous cruise 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 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 8 - Queenstown day free for optional activities

    After breakfast, you have an option to enjoy the exciting shot Over Jet Boat Ride, Ledge Bungee Jump, River Rafting, Sky Diving etc.

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 9 - Queenstown- Glacier region

    After breakfast, leave for Franz Joseph.

    Discover the rugged scenery along one of New Zealand's most awe- inspiring highways.

    The viewing platforms overlooking Franz Josef show the sheer size and beauty of these natural wonders and provide fantastic photo opportunities.

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

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 10 - To Christchurch via Greymouth (Tranz alpine train will be applicable only for SIC clients)

    After breakfast, check out from hotel and leave to Greymouth.

    Upon arrival, you will board Tranz Alpine train (SIC Customers only) for one of the most scenic train journeys in the world.

    On arrival in Christchurch you will be transferred to hotel.

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

    Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day 11 - Christchurch sightseeing

    After breakfast, enjoy the morning city tour (included) 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 have a spectacular view over the city, Canterbury Plains to the Alps.

    Self drive customers will explore the city in their rental car.

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

    Stay at your hotel.

  • Day 12 - Departure day

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

    Self-drive customers will travel in 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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  • Christchurch: Heartland Hotel Cotswold, Christchurch or similar ( Standard Room or Motel Unit), Rydges Hotel Christchurch or similar (Superior room), Novotel (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 Wing) 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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  • 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

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 be by own)
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  • Tranz alpine train tickets (Not applicable for self-drive clients)

Transport

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  • All transportation during the tour for seat in coach customers
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  • Self drive customers may get the car on rental upon arrival

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.
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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 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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