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Glacier and Coastal Wonder

8 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’, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

DAY 2 - CHRISTCHURCH / DUNEDIN
Travel south across the Canterbury Plains to reach Scottish influenced Dunedin, renowned for the local wildlife and Otago University. (B)

DAY 3 - DUNEDIN / QUEENSTOWN
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dunedin city this morning. Travel to Queenstown this afternoon. (B)

DAY 4 - 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 5 - QUEENSTOWN
A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more. (B)

DAY 6 - QUEENSTOWN / GLACIER REGION
Travel along the shores of Lakes Wanaka and Hawea to the Haast Pass. Continue up the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. For Self Drive clients, entry to the Glacier Hot Pools is included. (B)

DAY 7 - GLACIER REGION / TRANZ ALPINE TRAIN / CHRISTCHURCH
Travel north to Greymouth today and board the Tranz Alpine train. Ascend through lush beech forests past the alpine village of Arthur’s Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps. Travel over the Canterbury Plains to reach ‘the garden city’ of Christchurch. (B)

DAY 8 - DEPART CHRISTCHURCH
Transfer to the airport for your departing flight. (B)

Map
All This Included
  • Accommodation in First Class hotels
  • 7 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
Dunedin: Scenic Hotel Southern Cross 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.
Terms and Conditions
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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.