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Scenic Wonderland – 07 Days / 06 Nights

7 Day Seat in Coach itinerary covering the following places of interest in the South Island of New Zealand including Christchurch, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Te Anau, Dunedin, and Mt Cook. Daily departures and choice of 3, 4, 5 star hotel accommodation.

Includes Meet and Greet on arrival at Christchurch Airport and private vehicle for arrival transfer and SIC for departure airport transfer; seat in coach transport for all touring and sightseeing, a choice of 3 standards of accommodation, sightseeing & entrance fees, a choice of 3 standards of hotel accommodation, sightseeing and entrance fees and daily buffet breakfast at the hotel.


Scenic Wonderland – 07 Days / 06 Nights Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH: view detail >
DAY 02: CHRISTCHURCH / QUEENSTOWN: view detail >
DAY 03: QUEENSTOWN: view detail >
DAY 04: QUEENSTOWN / MILFORD SOUND / TE ANAU: view detail >
DAY 05: TE ANAU / DUNEDIN: view detail >
DAY 06: DUNEDIN / MOUNT COOK / CHRISTCHURCH: view detail >
DAY 07: DEPART CHRISTCHURCH: view detail >

Scenic Wonderland – 07 Days / 06 Nights Itinerary Detail

DAY 01: ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH:

Meet & greet on arrival at Christchurch International Airport.
Transfer by private vehicle to your hotel in the “Garden City”.


DAY 02: CHRISTCHURCH / QUEENSTOWN:

Transfer by SIC on scheduled coach service to Queenstown today. Depart Christchurch and travel across the flat Canterbury Plains to Geraldine and over rolling hill country to Fairlie before climbing up the Burkes Pass and into the MacKenzie High Country. Stop at the “Church of the Good Shepherd”on the shores of Lake Tekapo. Continue on past Lake Pukaki and Twizel and through the small settlement of Omarama before climbing over the Lindis Pass and into the province of Central Otago.Cross Lake Dunstan and pass through the fruit growing region around Cromwell. Drive through the rugged Kawarau Gorge and arrive at Queenstown set on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax.


DAY 03: QUEENSTOWN:

Today is a free day at leisure with an opportunity to explore on your own or to experience some of the many Optional activities available here such as Jetboating, bungy jumping, whitewater rafting, TSS Earnslaw cruise across Lake Wakatipu to the Walter Peak Sheep Station, gondola ride to Bob's Peak, 4WD Safaris and many more options. (Optional activities are not included in the tour costs) Enjoy your time in Queenstown, the Adventure Capital of New Zealand.


DAY 04: QUEENSTOWN / MILFORD SOUND / TE ANAU:

Full day excursion to Milford Sound by SIC. Travel alongside the shores of Lake Wakatipu beneath the towering Remarkables mountain range and across the flat Southland Plains to Te Anau, gateway to the Fiordland National Park, a World Heritage Park. Pass through Beech forests, glaciated valleys, the Homer Tunnel with its 1:10 gradient and stunning scenery to reach the majestic Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord which is dominated by Mitre Peak and the Bowen Falls. Return to Te Anau afterwards.


DAY 05: TE ANAU / DUNEDIN:

Travel by SIC from Te Anau to Dunedin via the Southland Plains and small farming settlements of Lumsden, Gore, Balclutha, and Milton before arriving at the Scottish influenced City of Dunedin. Check in to your hotel. This afternoon enjoy a ½ day SIC sightseeing tour along the Otago Peninsula with visits to the Royal Albatross Colony Visitors Centre, Natures Wonders with the Yellow Eyed Penguins, and the grounds of Larnach Castle, built by William Larnach in the nineteenth century and the only castle in N.Z. Return to hotel. Rest of day is at leisure.


DAY 06: DUNEDIN / MOUNT COOK / CHRISTCHURCH:

Transfer by SIC to Christchurch via Mount Cook. Depart Dunedin and travel north to Oamaru and then inland following the Waitaki River into the MacKenzie High Country and on to New Zealand’s highest mountain – Mount Cook. There is time for an Optional scenic flight here subject to the weather conditions on the day. (Optional scenic flight is not included in the tour costs.) Depart Mount Cook and follow the shores of Lake Pukaki and on to Lake Tekapo and the “Church of the Good Shepherd” before descending Burkes Pass and across the Canterbury Plains to arrive at the “Garden City” of Christchurch once more in the late afternoon. Relax at leisure.


DAY 07: DEPART CHRISTCHURCH:


Your arrangements conclude with a transfer by SIC to Christchurch Airport. We trust that you have enjoyed your New Zealand holiday with Adventure Pacific.

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