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Scottish Flavours – 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, Mount Cook, Dunedin, Queenstown and Milford Sound. 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 and entrance fees, and daily buffet breakfast at hotel.


Scottish Flavours – 07 Days / 06 Nights Itinerary

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

Scottish Flavours – 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 / MOUNT COOK / DUNEDIN:

Transfer to Dunedin by SIC today traveling across the Canterbury Plains to Geraldine and over rolling hill country to Fairlie. Climb up through the Burke’s Pass to the MacKenzie High Country. Stop at the “Church of the Good Shepherd” on the shores of Lake Tekapo before following the shores of Lake Pukaki to the highest mountain in New Zealand – Mt Cook. There is time here for an Optional scenic flight subject to the weather on the day. Please note that the Optional scenic flight is not included in the tour costs.) Continue via the townships of Twizel and Omarama and follow the Waitaki River to Oamaru and then head south to Dunedin via North Otago and settlements of Palmerston and Waikouiti. Rest of the day is at leisure.


DAY 03: DUNEDIN:

This morning you will enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Dunedin including the First Church, the Octagon, Dunedin Cathedral, Botanical Gardens, Town Belt, and the University of Otago. In the afternoon you will be taken on a 1/2 day SIC tour out along the Otago Peninsula following the harbour edge to the Royal Albatross Colony Visitors Centre. Later visit Natures Wonders to see the Yellow Eyed penguins and then visit the grounds of Larnach Castle, built by William Larnach in the nineteenth century and the only castle in New Zealand. Return to your hotel afterwards. Rest of the day is at leisure to relax or explore this lively student city.


DAY 04: DUNEDIN / TAIERI GORGE TRAIN / QUEENSTOWN:

This afternoon transfer by SIC to the Dunedin Railway Station and board the Taieri Gorge Train for the scenic rail excursion through to Central Otago via the remote Taieri Gorge to Pukerangi. Here you will board your waiting coach and continue on to Alexandra by SIC, then following the Clutha River to Cromwell and through the rugged Kawarau Gorge to Queenstown, nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Check-in to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax.


DAY 05: QUEENSTOWN / MILFORD SOUND / QUEENSTOWN:

Full day SIC excursion to Milford Sound. 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 Queenstown afterwards.


DAY 06: QUEENSTOWN / CHRISTCHURCH:

Transfer to Christchurch by SIC this morning traveling through the Kawarau Gorge once more and the fruit growing area around Cromwell and across Lake Dunstan and through Central Otago to the Lindis Pass and up into the MacKenzie High Country, through the settlements of Omarama, Twizel and on to Lake Tekapo. Descend Burkes Pass to Fairlie and pass through rolling hill country to Geraldine before reaching the flat straight roads of the Canterbury Plains and arriving back in the "Garden City" of Christchurch. Rest of day is 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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