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HOLIDAY IDEA – Discover New Zealand
You will be rewarded with unspoilt countryside and beauty and its charming towns and vibrant cities offering unique Kiwi hospitality
This is just a ‘taster’ of what there is to do and see:
Cruise amongst the 144 islands of the Bay of Islands or take the helicopter for a bird’s eye view – visit the Coromandel Peninsula and dig a hole on Hot Water Beach for a thermal soak – visit the Art Decor Capital of the world at Napier – tour the geyser s of Geothermal Rotorua – Jet boat to the mighty Huka Falls while visiting Lake Taupo, the largest freshwater volcanic lake in the world – at Wellington visit the Te Papa Museum or take the cable car for stunning views of the natural harbour.
Swim with the world’s rarest dolphins – the Hectors at Akaroa or Dusky dolphins at Kaikoura (or whale watch in the same areas) – Travel over the Southern Alps – try the famous TranzAlpine Train) – Take ‘The West Coast Road’ one of the world’s top drives – Try a Heli-hike to for the best views of Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glaciers – Take a scenic flight from Wanaka over Milford Sound or take a cruise to admire the spectacular scenery – Explore Dart River by Jet safari or Funyak – At Queenstown, the adventure capital, try white-water rafting or jet boating on the thrilling Shotover River– many other thrilling activities are available in abundance in Queenstown area including Tandem Hang Gliding & Paragliding, a j Hackett Bungy Jump (home of the first commercial bungy jump), Nzone Skydive, several types of helicopter based experiences and much more.
All examples quoted ex UK with Air New Zealand – prices subject to confirmation at time of booking
Tailor – made Ultimate 22 night Fly-drive Itinerary of both North and South Islands.
Christchurch 1 night – Lake Tekapo 2 nights – Queenstown 3 nights – Te Anua 2 nights – Wanaka 1 night – Franz Josef 1 night – Greymouth 1 night – Nelson 2 nights – Wellington 2 nights – Rotorua 2 nights – Orewa 1 night – Bay of Islands – 2 nights – Auckland – 2 nights – average driving each sector 3 to 4 hours.
Based on a Sep 13 departure including 24 days Car hire, all recommended hotel & motel accommodation for full duration and return flights Ex UK – £2679 person.
There are many more examples offering different grades of accommodation and areas you may wish to visit – Please contact me for further details.
New Zealand can be combined with several other countries including the USA, the islands of the Pacific, Australia, Japan, the Far East and Middle East – ask for further details.
Contact Simon at Designer Travel Tailor-made Holidays & Cruises
All details quoted are thought to be correct at time of posting but are always subject to confirmation at time of booking
Photo: Milford Sound (T2) 105
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