Auckland, Waitomo, Rotorua, Auckland, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Mt Cook, Christchurch




Highlights & Inclusions

  • Breakfast Daily
  • Transfers as stated in the itinerary
  • Auckland – City of Sails
  • Waitomo Caves – Guided Tour
  • Rotorua – A Geothermal Wonderland
  • Te Puia Geothermal Reserve
  • Maori Hangi Dinner and Cultural performance
  • Queenstown – Adventure Capital
  • Cruise on Milford Sound including lunch
  • Aoraki / Mount Cook
  • Christchurch – The Garden City


Day 1:

Arrive Auckland

On arrival at Auckland International Airport, you will be met and transferred by private car and driver to your hotel. The remainder of today is at your leisure in Auckland.

Day 2:

Auckland – Waitomo – Rotorua

Pick up your rental car and travel south following the mighty Waikato River and through the prime Waikato farmlands to Waitomo. Enjoy a guided visit through the subterranean Waitomo Cave, concluding with a boat ride to see the lights of the glowworms. On conclusion travel south to Rotorua, renowned for its geothermal activity.

Day 3:

Discover Rotorua

Today visit Te Puia Geothermal Reserve, where you will see boiling mud pools and steaming geysers. The remainder of today is at your leisure.

This evening enjoy a Maori Hangi and Cultural performance at Tamaki Village.

Day 4:

Rotorua to Queenstown

Return your rental car to Rotorua Airport. Fly from Rotorua to Queenstown (flights are not included and are at your own expense). On arrival in Queenstown, collect your rental car before making your way to your accommodation.

Day 5:

Discover Queenstown

A full day at your leisure to explore the many sights and activities available in Queenstown.

Day 6:

Milford Sound Excursion

A day trip to Milford Sound is a touring highlight. Enjoy beautiful scenery before arriving at Milford Sound, where you will join a cruise and enjoy lunch on this magnificent sound. On conclusion travel back to Queenstown.

Day 7:

Queenstown – Mount Cook – Christchurch

Travel through Central Otago, renowned for vineyards, orchards and some pretty special views of the surrounding mountains, over the Lindis Pass and through the middle of the South Island. Visit Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park before heading north through the Mackenzie Country, over Burkes Pass and the Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch.

Day 8: Depart Christchurch

Return your rental car to Christchurch Airport.