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Tour Code: WT-New Zealand 01
17 Days Trip of New Zealand: Auckland - Paihia - Rotorua - Napier - Masterton - Wellington - Picton - Blenheim - Kaikoura - Christchurch - Twizel - Dunedin - Te Anau - Queenstown - Fox Glacier - Franz Josef

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  • Itinerary

    Day by Day
  • Day 10
    Christchurch - Twizel

    You will arrive at Lake Tekapo after passing through the Canterbury Plains. Here, you can enjoy the clear blue lake, visit Church of the Good Shepherd, watch the Sheep Dog Statue. You will be impressed by the majestic mountains. Here you can also appreciate the outstanding scenery of the highest peak in New Zealand - Mt Cook. If time and weather permits, you can get a clear aerial view of the Southern Alps. Then proceed to Twizel.

  • Day 11
    Twizel - Dunedin

    You will leave Twizel and go to visit the Lake Benmore in the morning. Then continue the journey to Waitaki River to enjoy Oamaru, known by limestone. After that, you will head for Dunedin, a well-preserved Victorian city, and visit the famous historic house--Olveston House.

  • Day 12
    Dunedin - Te Anau

    If you go from Otago Peninsula to Larnach Castle, you will learn about the magic history of this castle. In Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens, you can enjoy bundles of flowers. Then leave Dunedin for Te Anau by way of Balclutha. If time permits, you can visit the Te Anau Glow Worm Caves in Te Anau.

  • Day 13
    Te Anau - Milford Sound - Te Anau

    Today, you will drive to Milford Sound to visit the spectacular Bowen Falls by a luxury cruise ship and enjoy the Mitre Peak. Particularly, you will have a unique picnic lunch and then return to Te Anau in the afternoon.

  • Day 14
    Te Anau - Queenstown

    First, you are going to visit Arrowtown, which was once an important gold washing place, and the Lakes District Museum. Then proceed to visit the beautiful Queenstown, which is surrounded by Southern Alps. Near the urban areas, there is a deep blue mountain lake--Lake Wakatipu, which is your next destination. In the evening, you will go to Walter Peak Farm by a steam ship along Lake Wakatipu. Upon arrival, you will have a rest and enjoy a delicious New Zealand meal in the Colonel house. After dinner, you can go walking for some time in the farm. Then transfer back to Queenstown by boat. During the way, you can enjoy elegant piano music.

  • Day 15
    Fox Glacier - Franz Josef Glacier - Haast Pass

    By way of Haast Pass, you will reach the extremely beautiful West Coast. Then go to the Fox Glacier in the north. During the way, you can enjoy the snow-capped peaks of Southern Alps. If the weather allows, you can also overlook the spectacular glaciers and then head to Franz Josef.

  • Day 16
    Franz Josef Glacier - Arthur’s Pass - Christchurch

    Today, you will go to Hokitika to visit the Greenstone Factory. Then you will reach Arthur’s Pass by Tranz Alpine, which is known as one of the worlds greatest journeys. After that, you will go through dense beech forest, during which you can enjoy the beautiful lakes and rivers all along the way. Then you will get to the center of the South Alps - Arthur’s Pass after going through Otira Tunnel. After watching the spectacular gorges, rivers and valleys, you will go back to Christchurch.

  • Day 17
    Departure from Christchurch

    After breakfast, you will head to the airport and take an international flight to return home.Back: Day01 - Day 09

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