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Wine & Whales – 05 Days / 04 Nights

A 5 day seat in coach itinerary covering the main places of interest in the north east part of the South Island of New Zealand. This itinerary commences from Christchurch, and includes Kaikoura & Blenheim, and terminates in Christchurch. Daily departures and a choice of 3, 4, 5 star hotel accommodation.

Includes a Meet & Greet on arrival at Christchurch Airport and private vehicle for the arrival transfer, with SIC for the departure transfer. All touring and sightseeing is also by seat in coach, with a choice of 3 standards of hotel accommodation and including the sightseeing & entrance fees as specified, with daily buffet breakfast at the hotel.


Wine & Whales – 05 Days / 04 Nights Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH: view detail >
DAY 02: CHRISTCHURCH / KAIKOURA: view detail >
DAY 03: KAIKOURA / BLENHEIM: view detail >
DAY 04: BLENHEIM / CHRISTCHURCH: view detail >
DAY 05: DEPART CHRISTCHURCH: view detail >

Wine & Whales – 05 Days / 04 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 / KAIKOURA:

Transfer from your hotel to the Christchurch Railway Station and board the Tranz Coastal Train for a scenic rail journey through North Canterbury to fishing village of Kaikoura. Here you will enjoy a Whalewatch excursion and observe these huge mammals at close quarters from the safety of your cruise vessel. Transfer to your hotel and check in. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore on your own or relax. There are many very popular seafood restaurants in Kaikoura with plenty of fresh Crayfish - the local delicacy.


DAY 03: KAIKOURA / BLENHEIM:

Transfer to Blenheim this morning traveling north along the Kaikoura Coast to the heart of the Marlborough wine growing region, world famous for the Chardonnay and Savignon Blanc wines produced here. This afternoon you will enjoy a tour of the local vineyards with an opportunity to sample the latest vintage. Rest of the day at leisure.


DAY 04: BLENHEIM / CHRISTCHURCH:

This morning is at leisure with time to wander around the farming servicing town of Blenheim before the transfer back to Christchurch this afternoon. Perhaps you may like to try the local delicacy of Green Lipped Mussels which are commercially farmed in the Marlborough Sounds. Return via the same route along the Kaikoura Coast and through the farming areas of North Canterbury to arrive back in Christchurch in the late afternoon. Rest of the day at leisure.


DAY 05: DEPART CHRISTCHURCH:

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

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