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From 1 October 2017

$2125 adult twin $2825 single $1910 child

07 Nov 201713 Nov 2017Definite Departure
27 Feb 201805 Mar 2018Departure
13 Mar 201819 Mar 2018Definite Departure

From 1 April 2018

$1950 adult twin $2580 single $1755 child

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22 May 201828 May 2018Departure
10 Jul 201816 Jul 2018Departure
18 Sep 201824 Sep 2018Departure

From 1 October 2018

$2225 adult twin $2950 single $2010 child

09 Oct 201815 Oct 2018Departure
06 Nov 201812 Nov 2018Departure
18 Dec 201824 Dec 2018Departure
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    Tamaki Family Marae

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    Agrodome Farm Show

  • Historic Arrowton

    Historic Arrowton

Tour code: NZAQ

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Discover what New Zealand’s unique islands have to offer. Up north, indulge in gourmet food in Auckland, cruise Waitomo’s Glowworm Grotto, experience a Maori Hangi with the Tamaki family, and discover Rotorua’s geothermal wonderland. Then it’s down south to historic Arrowtown and adventure capital Queenstown, where you can explore or just relax.


1 October 2017 - 30 September 2018 ?
Day 1
Welcome to Auckland

On arrival at Auckland Airport you’ll be transferred to your hotel. You’ll have time at leisure to relax after your journey or to orientate yourself with the city. This evening meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a welcome reception and highlight dinner at ‘Eight’ at The Langham. Your personal degustation is prepared for you from the freshest, quality ingredients including mouthwatering seafood and delicious desserts.

Hotel: The Langham Hotel Auckland

Included Meals: Highlight dinner

Day 2-3
Auckland – Rotorua
Day 2: Auckland – Rotorua

Travel to the Waitomo Caves to see the incredible Glowworm Grotto and Limestone Caves with a local guide. Glide silently through the subterranean cavern lit by thousands of tiny glowworms. Be My Guest Dining Icon

Day 3: Rotorua

This morning a local Maori guide will accompany you around the Whakarewarewa Living Thermal Village. See New Zealand’s biggest geyser, bubbling mud pools and thermal springs. Your next stop is Rainbow Springs Nature Park for a tour with a local guide. You may even spot a kiwi! Then visit the Agrodome Farm Show, the multi award-winning stage show, for a taste of farm life.

Hotel: Millennium Hotel, Rotorua, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 2: Breakfast, Be My Guest dinner. Day 3: Breakfast

Day 4-6
Rotorua – Queenstown
Day 4: Rotorua – Queenstown

This morning you’ll fly from Rotorua to Queenstown. (Airfare is not included and must be booked by you or your travel agent. )When you arrive you’ll board your coach and travel to the delightful gold rush village of Arrowtown, on the sparkling Arrow River, once one of the world’s richest rivers. Afterwards you’ll get a feel for Queenstown and surrounds on an orientation tour. See Lake Wakatipu, the Remarkables mountain range and the home of the Bungy Jump at Kawarau Bridge.

Day 5: Queenstown ‘Free Time’

You have a free day so why not take an optional experience to breathtaking Milford Sound for an unforgettable cruise on the majestic fiord.

Day 6: Queenstown ‘Free Time’

Today’s your last chance to soak up the atmosphere in New Zealand’s adventure capital. You could ride the Shotover Jet boat, take a wine tour or a 4WD mini-bus excursion through Skippers Canyon, play a round of golf, tempt your tastebuds on a wine tour or just explore Queenstown on your own. This evening join your Travel Director and new-found friends for a farewell dinner at The Boatshed, set in the historic New Zealand Railways Shipping Office built in 1936. Restored and relocated to its lakefront setting, The Boatshed, with its spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range, is the perfect setting in which to celebrate your holiday.

Hotel: Millennium Hotel, Queenstown, 3 nights

Included Meals: Day 4: Breakfast. Day 5: Breakfast. Day 6: Breakfast, Farewell dinner

Day 7
Farewell from Queenstown

It’s time for us to bid you farewell as you are transferred to Queenstown Airport for your onward flight.

Included Meals: Breakfast

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7 Day Guided Vacation

Tour departs from Auckland and returns to Queenstown


  • Indulge in 8 international cuisines at ‘Eight’, with its 8 interactive kitchens, at the Langham in Auckland
  • Cruise through Waitomo’s famous Glowworm Grotto with a local guide
  • Feast on a Maori Hangi at a unique dinner experience with the Tamaki family Maori Cultural IconBe My Guest Dining Icon
  • Explore the geothermal valley at Whakarewarewa Living Thermal Village in Rotorua
  • Spot a kiwi bird at Rainbow Springs
  • Experience New Zealand farm life at the world famous Agrodome Farm Show
  • Let loose in the spectacular adventure capital, Queenstown
  • Visit the historic gold mining village of Arrowtown
  • Enjoy New Zealand wines with all hotel dinners
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide


  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)


  • Full buffet breakfasts (6)
  • Be My Guest dinner (1)
  • Highlight dinner (1)
  • Farewell dinner (1)


Required Internal Flight

Airfares are not included in the prices above. Land only price requires the following internal holiday flight to be purchased separately in order to fulfil the holiday itinerary:


Day 4   Rotorua to Queenstown

Flight Information

Any flights referred to in the itinerary are at the client’s expense and are not included in the land content price.

Day 1   Flights to arrive prior to 3.00pm
into Auckland Airport
Day 7   Flights to depart anytime
from Queenstown Airport

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in cooler months

Ways to Save

Early payment discount
Pay by 14 April 2017    Save up to 10%
Pay by 02 June 2017    Save up to 7.5%
Pay by 31 July 2017    Save up to 5%
Kings Club early payment discount
Pay by 14 April 2017    Save up to 15%
Pay by 02 June 2017    Save up to 12.5%
Pay by 31 July 2017    Save up to 10%
Triple share    Save up to 5%
Kings Club    Save up to 5%

All savings are per person.

Quality accommodation

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.

The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • The Langham Hotel Auckland
    83 Symonds St Grafton, Auckland 1010 New Zealand

    • The Langham Hotel Auckland Executive Room
    • The Langham Hotel Auckland Lobby
    • The Langham Hotel Auckland exterior

    The Langham Hotel Auckland exudes a timeless elegance that celebrates the past, yet embraces the future. As a luxury Auckland hotel, we will enchant you with our tradition of graceful living.


    • Features
    • LCD TV
    • Work Desk
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Shower Over Bath
    • Deluxe Marble Bathroom
    • In-room Movies (fee applies)
    • Manual temperature control
    • Blackout drapes/curtains
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • In-room safe
    • Room service
    • Business Facilities
    • Mini-bar (surcharge)
    • Satellite TV
    • Broadband Internet access
    • Phone
  • Millennium Hotel, Rotorua
    Corner Eruera & Hinemaru St, Rotorua 3010, North Island

    2 nights

    • Zazu Bar at Millennium Hotel Rotorua
    • Lobby at Millennium Hotel Rotorua
    • Nikau Restaurant at Millennium Hotel Rotorua
    • Superior Room at Millennium Hotel Rotorua
    • Front Exterior at Millennium Hotel Rotorua

    Centrally located in the city beside mystical Lake Rotorua, this hotel is just a brief stroll from the Rotorua Museum, Convention Centres and adjacent to a Polynesian Spa.

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Mini Bar
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Internet Access
    • Sky TV
    • Personalised message and wakeup service
    • Work Desk
    • Radio
    • Hair Dryer
    • In-room safe
    • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Millennium Hotel, Queenstown
    32 Frankton Rd, Queenstown 9300, South Island

    3 nights

    • Millennium Hotel Queenstown - Superior Room
    • Millennium Hotel Queenstown - Exterior
    • Millennium Hotel Queenstown - Exterior
    • Millennium Hotel Queenstown - Exterior
    • Millennium Hotel Queenstown - Exterior

    Millennium Hotel Queenstown is only minutes from Queenstown shopping, entertainment and outdoor activities such as bungee jumping, white water rafting and jet boating.

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Colour TV
    • Refrigerator
    • Mini Bar
    • Phone
    • In-room safe
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Hair Dryer
    • Electric blankets
    • Broadband Internet access