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Marvels of the West Coast

7 days with SITA World Tours   Rating: First Class

Itinerary
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Daily Departures Available!

DAY 1 - ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH
On arrival in Christchurch, 'The Garden City', seat in coach passengers will be met by our local representative and privately transferred to your hotel. Self drive clients will collect your rental car at the airport and drive to your hotel.

DAY 2 - CHRISTCHURCH / MT COOK / QUEENSTOWN
Travel across the fertile Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo before continuing on to New Zealand's highest mountain, Mt Cook. Depart Mt Cook and follow the shores of Lake Pukaki south through the historic Central Otago region to the 'Alpine Resort' of Queenstown. (B)

DAY 3 - QUEENSTOWN - MILFORD SOUND
Follow the southern arm of Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden, and onward to Lake Te Anau. Enter the Eglinton Valley and travel through the breath taking man made Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls. Return to Queenstown. (B)

DAY 4 - QUEENSTOWN
A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more. Optional activities not included in tour price. (B)

DAY 5 - QUEENSTOWN / GLACIER REGION
Depart Queenstown this morning and travel along the shores of Lakes Wanaka and Hawea to the Haast Pass. Continue up the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges and native forests to the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. For Self Drive clients, entry to the Glacier Hot Pools is included. (B)

DAY 6 - GLACIER REGION / TRANZ ALPINE TRAIN / CHRISTCHURCH
Travel north to Greymouth today and board the world famous Tranz Alpine train. Ascend through lush beech forests past the alpine village of Arthur's Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps onto Christchurch. (B)

DAY 7 - DEPART CHRISTCHURCH
Transfer to the airport for your departing flight. (B)


Map
All This Included
  • Accommodation in First Class hotels
  • 6 Breakfasts
  • Meet and Greet and airport transfers by private vehicle
  • Remainder of transportation by seat in coach with English speaking driver/guide.
  • Sightseeing with entry fees as specified in the itinerary
Accommodations
Christchurch: Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch, Novotel Christchurch or similar
Queenstown: Millennium Hotel Queenstown, Novotel Queenstown Lakeside or similar
Glacier Region: Distinction Fox Glacier or similar
Notes
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.