Day 1: Arrive Christchurch

On arrival in Christchurch, ‘The Garden City’, you will be met by our local representative and privately transferred to your hotel.

Overnight at the hotel in Christchurch. 

 

Day 2: Christchurch - Queenstown

Travel across the fertile Canterbury Plains before arriving at Lake Tekapo. Continue south to the small town of Twizel before travelling through the historic Central Otago region to Lake Wakatipu and the ‘Alpine Resort’ of Queenstown.

Overnight at the hotel in Queenstown (Breakfast)

 

Day 3: Queenstown

A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides, NZONE Skydive and much more. Optional activities not included in the tour price.

Overnight at the hotel in Queenstown (Breakfast)

 

Day 4: Queenstown - Doubtful Sound - Te Anau

Experience the peacefulness and tranquillity of Doubtful Sound by coach with 2 boat cruises included, on Lake Manapouri and Doubtful Sound. This area is not visited as much as Milford Sound and is a piece of paradise!

Overnight at the hotel in Te Anau (Breakfast)

 

Day 5: Te Anau - Invercargill - Stewart Island

Depart Te Anau this morning and travel through the town of Gore to reach Invercargill, New Zealand’s southernmost city. You will be transferred to Bluff to collect the Stewart Island ferry. On arrival in Oban on Stewart Island, you will enjoy a guided tour of the island by mini coach. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight at the hotel in Stewart Island (Breakfast)

 

Day 6: Stewart Island

Today is at your leisure to enjoy Stewart Island. Many people visit for the natural bush and birdlife and the opportunity to see the native kiwi in the wild at night! (Optional tours not included in the tour price).

Overnight at the hotel in Stewart Island (Breakfast)

 

Day 7: Stewart Island - Invercargill

Today is at leisure on Stewart Island until check in for your return flight. There are many optional wildlife cruises and walks in this untouched natural area that you may wish to take (Optional activities not included in the tour price). On arrival in Invercargill you will be transferred to your accommodation.

Overnight at the hotel in Invercargill (Breakfast)

 

Day 8: Invercargill - Dunedin

Today you will travel inland to Gore then through to Dunedin by coach.

Overnight at the hotel in Dunedin (Breakfast)

 

Day 9: Dunedin - Christchurch

Depart Dunedin and travel north to the Garden City of Christchurch. This afternoon is at your leisure in Christchurch.

 

OPTIONAL:

Christchurch Tramway Restaurant: Experience the luxury of our 36 seater air-conditioned, colonial style dining tram and be treated to the finest service, cuisine and beverages New Zealand has to offer.

 

Punting on the Avon: Punting on the Avon is one of the iconic tourist attractions in Christchurch. Like punting at Oxford and Cambridge in England, our punting experience uses flat-bottomed boats with no keel, pushed by a pole.

 

Overnight at the hotel in Christchurch (Breakfast)

 

Day 10: Fly back

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport to board your flight back home. Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday with Vacations Exotica.

Inclusions - CLASSIC NEW ZEALAND

  • 1 night accommodation with breakfast at Christchurch
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast at Queenstown
  • 1 night accommodation with breakfast at Te Anau
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast at Stewart Island
  • 1 night accommodation with breakfast at Invercargil
  • 1 night accommodation with breakfast at Dunedin
  • 1 night accommodation with breakfast at Christchurch
  • Doubtful Sound cruise
  • Bluff-Stewart Island ferry
  • Stewart Island-Invercargill flight
  • Village and Bays tour of Stewart Island
  • Meet and Greet and arrival transfer by private vehicle
  • Remainder of transportation by seat in coach with English speaking driver/guide

HOTEL OPTIONS

Location

3* Hotels

3.5* - 4* Hotels

4* - 4.5* Hotels

Christchurch

The Ashley Hotel / Sudima Christchurch / Quality Hotel Elms

Heartland Hotel Cotswold

Novotel Christchurch / Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch

Queenstown

Heartland Hotel / Goldridge Resort

Copthorne Resort Lakefront / Rydges Lakeland Resort

Millennium Hotel Queenstown / Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Te Anau

Kingsgate Te Anau / The Village Inn

Distinction Luxmore Hotel (Superior)

Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas

Stewart Island

Bay Motel

Bay Motel

Bay Motel (1bedroom Spa) Steward Island Lodge

Invercargil

Kelvin Hotel

Ascot Park Hotel

Ascot Park

Dunedin

The Victoria Hotel Dunedin

Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

Scenic Hotel Southern Cross

Exclusions - CLASSIC NEW ZEALAND

  • Airfare (International & Domestic), Visa and travel insurance
  • Airport departure taxes (if applicable)
  • Early check-in & late check-out
  • Sightseeing transfers unless mentioned in the package inclusions.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels etc.
  • Tips of any nature i.e. drivers, guides etc.
  • Meals other than what is mentioned in the package inclusions
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘Package Inclusions’
  • Surcharges may be applicable on the entire package, depending upon the final date of travel.
  • Taxes as applicable.

Holiday package starting from NZD 2430*

*Terms and Conditions Apply. Prices valid till March 2018.

Notes:

  • All arrangements made by Vacations Exotica are in the capacity of an agent only. Vacations Exotica will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature.
  • The above package cost is valid for a minimum of 2 adults travelling together.
  • Certain sightseeing and day tours may be subject to weather conditions or minimum number of passengers before they operate and suppliers may cancel or postpone the date of the tour at short notice. Any changes shall be notified to you at the earliest opportunity.
  • There is no refund for services not utilized.
  • Confirmations of all bookings are subject to availability at time of booking
  • Above rates are not valid during public holidays, festivals, events, exhibitions, conference and conventions. Surcharges are applicable during this period.

Offered discounts cannot be clubbed or used with any other ongoing discounts, vouchers, offers and promotions

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