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Valid for departures between 26 Sep 2020 and 10 Apr 2021 Minimum 6 passengers to guarantee departure

Program Type

Package program

Detailed Itinerary

On arrival to the largest city in the South Island, you will be transferred to your city hotel for the first night of your tour. Depending on your arrival time you may like to enjoy a walk around the exciting
redevelopment of central Christchurch surrounding your city hotel. From stunning new architectural office buildings and shopping centres to the painstaking rebuild of the historic Arts Centre. This
afternoon meet your local tour representative who will provide a tour briefing and confirm tomorrow’s departure details.
Hotel: Distinction Christchurch Hotel

This morning depart on an exclusive tour of Christchurch City, where you will learn about the amazing rebuilding efforts taking place in the city following the devastating earthquakes of 2010 and 2011.
Leaving Christchurch your tour will take you north to the Waipara region renown for producing rich and spicy Pinot Noirs and Rieslings. You will visit two wineries with tasting and lunch included. Return to Christchurch where you will visit the New Brighton Pier – the biggest ocean Pier in Australasia. Dinner is included this evening at your hotel. B,L,D

On leaving Christchurch this morning you will head across the vast Canterbury Plains and then through the rural service towns of Geraldine and Fairlie before arriving in Tekapo. You will have time to visit the most photographed church in New Zealand – the Church of the Good Shepherd on the shores of the stunning turquoise Lake Tekapo. The famous Lupins will be blooming from November to January. After leaving the MacKenzie Country head over the Lindis Pass with an elevation of 971 metres and down towards the fruit bowl of New Zealand – Central Otago and Cromwell before finally arriving in Queenstown. Dinner is included this evening at your hotel.
Hotel: The Rees Hotel B,D

An early start today as you travel from Queenstown alongside Lake Wakatipu and onto the Lakeside town of Te Anau. Then journey along one of the most breathtakingly scenic drives in New Zealand the Milford Sound Road. There will be a number of stops making the most of the scenic opportunities.
These will include the Eglinton Valley and the Mirror Lakes. The road continues through the Homer Tunnel at 1200 metres long – opening Milford to tourism in 1953. On arrival to Milford Sound board your cruise and survey the fiord. Onboard take in Mitre Peak, Stirling Falls and a range of wildlife. Travel back along the Milford Road heading further inland back to Queenstown. B

Queenstown has so many options on offer. Exhilarating jet boat rides, 4WD adventures, Bungy Jumping. The list is endless. Or you may simply choose to soak up the beauty of the surrounding lake and
mountain views, relaxing at the The Rees Hotel. B

Your tour will conclude today following breakfast and your transfer to the Airport. B

Inclusions

Christchurch, Tekapo, Queenstown, Milford Sound
Christchurch Airport to City Hotel Transfer
Six nights in excellent centrally located accommodation including Breakfast Daily (B)
Meals as stipulated in Itinerary include 2x Dinners, 1x Lunch
Modern air conditioned vehicle as per Itinerary outline
Sightseeing includes
• Christchurch City Tour
• Waipara Wine Region Tour
• Church of the Good Shepherd
• Milford Sound Day Tour including Cruise
Queenstown Hotel to Airport Transfer

Exclusions

Domestic Air Fares

Additional /Optional Tour Costs

Hotel Mini Bar, Sightseeing/Meals not stated in Itinerary

Notes

Valid for departures between 26 Sep 2020 and 10 Apr 2021

Minimum 6 passengers to guarantee departure

Cost for rental car options, private driver option or exclusive group travel is available on request

Child supplement is available on request

Trip Highlights

Christchurch - Queenstown

Fixed-Departure

21 Nov, 2020
AUD 2,237 P P twin share
AUD 3,148 P P single

09 Jan, 2021
AUD 2,237 P P twin share
AUD 3,148 P P single

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