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Kiwi 16 day New Zealand Tour

Discover back road places, country hospitality and nature in the wild. Explore the Coromandel Peninsula and dig a hot pool in the sand. Experience Maori culture in Rotorua. Enjoy private lunches at Lake Tarawera and in a mid-Canterbury farmhouse. Visit Napier and Wellington. Cruise across Cook Strait. Drive the spectacular Kaikoura coastline to Mt Somers in the foothills of the Alps and stay at Mt Cook. Drive to Milford Sound to cruise by Mitre Peak. Fly back to Queenstown and travel on to Wanaka, the West Coast rainforests, waterfalls, glaciers, Punakaiki Pancake rocks and Arthur’s Pass.

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Region
Auckland
Town / City
Auckland City
Duration
15 Nights/16 Days
Address / Event
meeting place
Central Auckland
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This event requires a
minimum booking of 2 people.
15 Nights/16 Days: Auckland - Whitianga on the Coromandel Peninsula - Rotorua - Napier - Wellington - Kaikoura - Mt Somers - Aoraki/Mt Cook – Queenstown - Wanaka - Franz Josef Glacier - Punakaiki - Christchurch

Experiences included in your tour price
• All transport by comfortable, air conditioned coach (maximum of 18 travellers).
• Services of your knowledgeable MoaTrek driver/guide.
• Quality accommodation chosen for a “sense of place”.
• All breakfasts(B).
• Three special lunches(L)- Rapaura Water Garden, Coromandel Peninsula - Pounamu Lodge, Lake Tarawera, Rotorua; Akaunui Farm homestead, Canterbury.
• Four special dinners(D)- Maori hangi in Rotorua; high country cuisine at Stronechrubie, Mt Somers, Private Wanaka homestead and celebratory final dinner at Punakaiki Resort.
• Travel the dramatic coastal highway from Thames to Coromandel township.
• Lunch is included at lovely Rapaura Water Gardens surrounded by Coromandel rainforest.
• Stroll beautiful Coromandel beaches - Otama Bay, Hot Water Beach, Hahei.
• Catch the ferry from Whitianga to Cook's Landing.
• Take a short bush walk to a giant Kauri tree in the Kaimai Ranges.
• Discover the bush fringed lakes of Rotomaha, Rotoehu, Rotoiti and Tarawera.
• Experience the warmth of a Maori concert and hangi dinner in Rotorua.
• Enjoy all the highlights of Rotorua and the surrounding geothermal region.
• Cruise across Lake Rotoiti on the 16 metre luxury yacht “Tiua”. Soak in the lake edge mineral hot pools, only accessible by boat.
• Visit Rotorua Museum for evocative exhibitions and films of earlier times.
• Relax over an exclusive lunch at beautiful Pounamu Lodge on Lake Tarawera.
• Cross the lake to a thermal wonderland at Orakei Korako.
• See the powerful Huka Falls and the Wairakei geothermal power station.
• At Lake Taupo there are expansive views across to the active volcanoes.
• Walk with your guide on an Art Deco Tour of Napier.
• At Puhaka Mt Bruce Wildlife Centre you’ll see kiwi, tuatara and other unique wildlife.
• See the sights of Wellington, the capital city.
• Cruise on the Interislander ferry across the Cook Strait and up Queen Charlotte Sound to Picton.
• Wine taste in the Marlborough premier wine region.
• On the Kaikoura Coast encounter seals, albatross and whales.
• Join our hosts for lunch and country hospitality in a private farm homestead.
• Dine at an award winning lamb and beef restaurant beneath the Southern Alps.
• At Lake Tekapo photograph the picturesque church and the sculpture celebrating the high country sheep dog.
• Explore the legendary Aoraki/Mt Cook region and visit the Sir Edmund Hillary Centre.
• Stroll the Tasman Valley before cruising by boat to the ever changing face of the Tasman Glacier.
• Drive through the stark beauty of the Lindis Pass and Kawarau Gorge.
• Enjoy a scenic flight and 2.5 hour nature and wildlife cruise on Milford Sound.
• Walk in the great outdoors in Fiordland, Mt Aspiring, Tai Poutini Westland and Arthur’s Pass National Parks.
• Gold mining history comes alive in Arrowtown and the Arrowtown Museum.
• See the Great Southern Lakes of Wakatipu, Wanaka and Hawea.
• Dine with the locals in a Wanaka homestead with stunning views.
• Stroll in Haast Pass’ mountain beech forests to waterfalls and blue pools.
• View the breath-taking Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier.
• See the Tasman Sea and blow holes at the Punakaiki Pancake rocks and walk in the rain forests.
• On your last night join our farewell dinner celebration at Punakaiki Resort on the wild West Coast.
• Drive the exciting Otira Gorge highway to Arthur’s Pass, see kea birds and towering mountains.

Experiences not included in your tour price
Enjoy a range of optional activities from jet boat riding to kayaking and scenic flights.
Tour dates
• November 23 - December 8, 2012
• December 7 - December 22, 2012
• January 11 - January 26, 2013
• February 1 - February 16, 2013
• February 23 - March 10, 2013
• March 15 - March 30, 2013
• April 5 - April 20, 2013

Tour Price
$NZD7490 per person twin or double share accommodation
Full itinerary and meeting / departure details will be emailed from the operator.

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