Explore NZ by Coach or Self-Drive Car - 7 Days, 6 Nights
Discover New Zealand’s compact kaleidoscope of landscapes. Journey underground on a subterranean adventure through limestone chambers and passages, weave between steaming thermal springs and boiling mud, or be captivated by some of the world’s most magnificent scenery at Milford Sound. You’ll leave with an intimate understanding of New Zealand.
- Famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves
- 2 nights in Rotorua including Maori culture
- 3 nights in exciting Queenstown
- Spectacular Milford Sound Red Boat Cruise
Day 1 - Arrive Auckland
Welcome to Auckland, the ‘City of Sails’.
Day 2 - Auckland/ Waitomo/Rotorua
(226 miles/363 kms) (lunch and dinner included) (optional meal plans begin today) Travel to the fascinating Waitomo Caves where you will enjoy lunch before a guided tour of the famous Glowworm Grotto and an underground boat ride. Continue on via Lake Karapiro to arrive in Rotorua. In the evening enjoy a unique Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert.
Day 3 - Rotorua Sightseeing
Today experience the many varied sights that Rotorua has to offer. Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve and learn about traditional Maori crafts, before traveling to Rainbow Springs and Agrodome Farm Show. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure.
Day 4 - Rotorua/ Queenstown
(flight not included) Fly to Queenstown, the ‘adventure capital’, where you will be transferred to your hotel. Rest of your day is at leisure.
Day 5 - Milford Sound Excursion
Travel with Great Sights along the shores of Lake Wakatipu to Te Anau, gateway to the Fiordland National Park. 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 before returning to Queenstown.
Day 6 - Queenstown
A free day to enjoy the many activities on offer.
Day 7 - Queenstown/Christchurch
(369 miles/594 kms) Journey through some of New Zealand’s most dramatic landscapes. Arrive in Christchurch early evening.
DOMESTIC FLIGHTS NOT INCLUDED