6 day new zealand highlights
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Rotorua geothermal wonderland
Experience Maori culture
3 nights exciting Queenstown
Magnificent Milford Sound
Day 1: Auckland – Waitomo Caves - Rotorua
Today, travel south to Rotorua via the rich pastoral province of Waikato. Enjoy lunch before experiencing the fascinating Waitomo Caves. Enjoy a guided tour of the famous Glowworm Grotto featuring an underground boat ride. Continue on via Lake Karapiro to arrive in Rotorua. In the evening enjoy a unique Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert with Tamaki Tours.
Day 2: Rotorua Sightseeing - Christchurch
(Airfare not included)
This morning experience the many varied sights that Rotorua has to offer. Visit the wildlife at Rainbow Springs, a performing sheep show at Rainbow Farm and the amazing Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve. This afternoon fly from Rotorua over the majestic Southern Alps to Christchurch the Garden City. On arrival we will transfer you to your hotel.
Day 3: Christchurch - Mount Cook - Queenstown
Today travel south, across the Canterbury Plains and through the Mackenzie country via Lake Tekapo where you can view the solitary Church of the Good Shepherd. Continue alongside the Tasman River to Mount Cook National Park. We suggest a scenic flight over some of New Zealand’s finest alpine scenery. Continue on to the Lindis Pass and through the Kawarau Gorge to Queenstown, New Zealand’s adventure capital.
Day 4: Milford Sound Day Excursion
Travel along the shores of Lake Wakatipu to Te Anau, gateway to the Fiordland National Park. View the Mirror lakes as you continue through the Eglinton Valley. From the Homer Tunnel emerge into the Cleddau Valley. Join your Milford Sound Red Boat cruise, for an unforgettable experience, and explore the wonder of this majestic fiord. Journey to the mouth of the Sound and see the seals and dolphins which inhabit this part of the world. Return to Queenstown.
Day 5: Queenstown
A free day to enjoy the many leisure pursuits on offer. Local staff at “The Station” can assist with information and reservations for the huge selection of things to see and do.
Day 6: Queenstown
Your tour arrangements conclude this morning.
Luxury coach transport 5 nights accommodation Waitomo Caves tour with lunch Maori Hangi and concert Rotorua sightseeing tour Milford Sound day excursion
Departs: Daily from 7.00am from Auckland Hotels. Pick-up time confirmed at time of booking.
Operated by: Great Sights – Tour Code: SB7
Children: aged 0-12 years are at the child rate, when using existing bedding and sharing a room with 2 adults