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WT-New Zealand 02:14 Days Auckland - Waiheke Island - Waitomo Caves - Rotorua - Christchurch - Greymouth - West Coast - Wanaka - Queenstown - Milford Sound - Mt Cook
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    Arrival in Auckland

    After arriving at Auckland Airport by air, you can take a taxi to transfer to check in a hotel and take a rest for the rest of the time.

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    Auckland - Waiheke Island - Auckland

    In the morning, you will take a ferry ride from the pier to Waiheke Island, where the famous poet Gu Cheng last lived in. You can visit the main vineyards and olive cultivation base, and enjoy a meal at Mudbrick Vineyard, the best restaurant on the island. What's more, you can also participate in canoeing activities at the beach.

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    Auckland - Waitomo Caves - Rotorua

    Today, you will travel across the rugged volcanic mountains in Mamaku Range and go through the beautiful Fitzgerald Glade by sightseeing bus. The focal point of this trip is Waitomo Glowworm Caves, where you will quietly drift in the underground river and enjoy the millions of fireflies above your head. It’s just like a galaxy of little flashing stars.

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    Today's trip will begin with the visit of the hot springs and volcanic eruptions in Maori Hot Spring Park. Next, you will watch sheep shearing show in the famous Agrodome Farm, and watch trout and other wildlife at Rainbow Springs. In the evening, you can enjoy a spa in the world's top ten Polynesian SPA.

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    Rotorua - Christchurch

    You will fly to Christchurch after breakfast. Upon arrival, you will check in and have a rest. In the afternoon, you can experience the culture of the Garden City by vintage Christchurch Tramway. The old British style tram, along the 2.5 km track, takes you shuttle though the entire Christchurch city center and important scenic spots. It's convenient for you to travel between the various well-known attractions in Christchurch. In the evening, you can enjoy a fine classic New Zealand dinner in a dining train with strong colonial color.

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    Here, you are going to visit the Cathedral Square, Victoria Square, Avon River, the town hall, bell tower, courts, state legislature, University of Canterbury, museums, art centers, MonaWaLok Garden, Hagley Park and Christchurch's landmark--TahaJi, where you can overlook the entire city, Canterbury plains and the Alps. You will also visit the International Antarctic Centre and experience the unique scenery of the Antarctic continent. Or return to the city center and get on an Avon river raft, feeling the romance of the river Avon for 30 minutes.

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    Christchurch - Greymouth - West Coast

    You can travel in one of the world's most scenic highlands train, belonging to Tranz Alpine company. The train takes you across the spectacular gorges and winding valleys, travel across the southern mountains of national Arthur's Pass, go through lush beech forest and reach the West Coast Greymouth. Then you will take a ride along the coast to the south. At last, you will arrive at West National Park and West Coast glaciers area.

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    West Coast

    Here, you can enjoy the spectacular glaciers and climb onto the slowly moving ice, or participate in (optional) sightseeing flights to get a aerial view of exotic landscapes.

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    West Coast - Wanaka

    This morning, you will travel across the Westland Tai Poutini National Park, Mount Aspiring National Park and the rugged Haast Pass, and then reach Wanaka Town finally.

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    Wanaka - Queenstown

    You will go to Stuart Landsborough's Puzzling World by yourselves in the morning. This is the only theme park full of weird elves in the world! In the afternoon, you will take a tourist bus to Queenstown, which has a reputation of New Zealand's outdoor adventure capital.

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    In the morning, you will board a British style double-deck bus to visit the beautiful town surrounded by Southern Alps. Along the clear Lake Wakatipu, you will visit the birthplace of bungee jumping, the Lake Hayes, the ancient Arrowtown, which was once an important gold washing place,and Gibbston Valley Wines. The most exciting one is taking a cable car to get to the Baobo peak, where you can enjoy the absorbing scenery, gorgeous overlooking views of Queenstown, and enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner.

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    Milford Sound

    This morning, you will travel through Kingston and reach Te Anau along Lake Wakatipu. You can rest and take pictures there. Then, from Te Anau, you will get into Fiordland National Park, where you will go through beech woods, travel across the Homer Tunnel, participate in Milford Sound luncheon Cruise. You will go through Mitre Peak, the highest mountain which rises vertically from the sea in the world. When the ship is sailing towards the Tasman Sea, you can watch Stirling and Bowen Falls. At last, you will go back to the terminal and return to Queenstown by bus.

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    Queenstown - Mount Cook - Christchurch

    In the morning, you will go through Lindis Pass and reach Mt Cook at lunch time. You will have the unique opportunity to choose viewing flight, enjoying the Snow-covered fields and iceberg of Mt Cook. Next, you will go through Lake Tekapo and the Canterbury Plains to reach Christchurch.

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    Departure from Christchurch

    After breakfast, you will transfer to the airport and leave from Christchurch by air.