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Highlights of New Zealand

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4.0 Based on 2 Reviews
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-5111
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Auckland, New Zealand
  • Ends Christchurch, New Zealand
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Marvel at the striking Franz Josef glacier.
  • Feast on a hangi in a Maori village.
  • Let loose in Queenstown.
  • Cruise around the fjords of Doubtful Sound
Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch, the "Highlights Of New Zealand" tour is a guided photography tour that takes 15 days. You will travel through Hanmer Springs, Twizel, Christchurch and 7 other destinations in New Zealand. "Highlights Of New Zealand" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Two weeks is barely enough time to thoroughly explore your hometown, let alone a place as fascinating as New Zealand. For adventurers on a tight time-budget, this 15-day trip wraps up the must-sees of both islands with a nice little bow. Check out the Coromandel Peninsula's gorgeous beaches, hang with the Maori in a traditional village, and get your adrenaline fix in Queenstown. Consider this your New Zealand starter kit.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Auckland
  • Day 2: Coromandel Peninsula/Hot Water Beach
  • Day 3: Coromandel Peninsula/Rotorua
  • Day 4: Rotorua/Wellington
  • Day 5: Wellington
  • Day 6: Wellington/Kaikoura
  • Day 7: Kaikoura/Hanmer Springs
  • Day 8: Hanmer Springs/Franz Josef
  • Day 9: Franz Josef
  • Day 10: Franz Josef/Queenstown
  • Day 11: Queenstown
  • Day 12: Queenstown
  • Day 13: Queenstown/Twizel
  • Day 14: Twizel/Christchurch
  • Day 15: Christchurch
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels/motels (14 nts).
Meals
  • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
    Note: Allow USD515-670 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, plane, walking, boat.
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Discover Moment: Franz Josef
  • Your Discover Moment: Queenstown
  • Coromandel Peninsula visit
  • Cathedral Cove visit
  • Orientation walk in Wellington and Christchurch
  • Wine tasting
  • Fiordland National Park visit with Doubtful Sound day cruise
  • Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park visit with hiking opportunity (weather permitting)
  • Free time in Rotorua
  • Wellington
  • Franz Josef
  • and Queenstown
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Auckland and from Christchurch are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Highlights of New Zealand tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
4 - Very Good
Based on 2 reviews
  • Deborah Buckley
  • From USA
  • On Dec 03 2019
4 - Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
  • Erik Lippold
  • From USA
  • On May 07 2019
4 - Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
Request a private and/or personalized departure To design a private tour, we'll ask you some more information in the following steps.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Highlights of New Zealand tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 07 October 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 07 October 2022, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Highlights of New Zealand tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Highlights of New Zealand tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

minimum 12 years old

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Physical Grading : 2 - Light Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 2. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip.
  • 3. Travel Style : Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 4. Service Level : Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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