8 day self drive holiday New Zealand North and South Islands
Day 1 - Arrive Auckland and stay overnight
Day 2 - Auckland to Rotorua
Day 3 - Rotorua
Day 4 - fly to Queenstown
Day 5 - Queenstown day trip to Milford Sound
Day 6, 7 and 8- Queenstown and end trip
|Day 1 - Arrive Auckland and stay overnight|
Located on the waterfront Auckland city
enjoys wonderful views across the harbour to the popular
seaside village of Devonport. Auckland is a cosmopolitan
city that benefits from its mix of Pacific and European
cultures, take time to enjoy these influences and the resulting
art and cuisine.
|Day 2 - Auckland to Rotorua|
From Auckland city make your way towards
Hamilton alongside the Waikato River. Cambridge and Tirau
provide excellent opportunities for a 'refreshment'
stop as you near your destination, the lakeside city of
Rotorua. Here you will find a fantastic diversity of scenery
and activities to suit all interests.
|Day 3 - Rotorua|
Full day in Rotorua to enjoy the many
thermal and cultural sights, Rotorua also has excellent
fishing, an interesting golf course with mud pools and Geysers,
mountain bike tracks and forest trails. Scenic drives to
stunning lakeside picnic spots and summer swims. Opportunities
to head out over the volcanoes by helicopter including White
Island, and to visit Whirinaki Forest
a remnant of giant podocarp forests
|Day 4 - fly to Queenstown|
Morning in Rotorua then this afternoon
flying down to Queenstown to enjoy a stroll around this
beautiful lake side town or sit back and relax taking in
the magnificent mountain scenery.
|Day 5 - Queenstown day trip to Milford
Travel by luxury coach from Queenstown
taking in views of Lake Wakatipu, the lakeside town of Te
Anau and the sights of the Milford Road, stop for short
walks, before cruising the wonderful Milford Sound with
its soaring peaks and cascading waterfalls. Watch for seals,
dolphins and penguins as you make your way to where the
fiord meets the sea and back. Scenic flight options to Milford
Sound or both ways are also available.
|Days 6, 7 and 8 - Queenstown and end trip|
Journey up the Dart River into the stunning
scenery of the Mount Aspiring National Park. Then free time
to enjoy some of the many other Queenstown activities. Ride
the Gondola for spectacular views over the town and across
the lake to the mountains, Bungee jump, take a hikes including the famous Routeburn Track for a day.
Catch a fish, white water rafting, horse treks, winery visits,
the possibilities are endless!
This holiday can be customised to suit your interests,
golf, wine, hiking, art, culture... just let us know. You can also have all
or part of this holiday combined with a holiday in Australia. Price will be
determined by accommodation choices, activities to include and flight costs.
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