Inspiring New Zealand

10 days,

9 nights |

from $5875 per person*


A tale of two great islands, of epic natural beauty and ancient rituals and traditions – yours to explore on this Inspiring Journey across the length and breadth of New Zealand. Embrace the sophistication of its cities and the soulful expanse of its stunning untamed landscapes.

  • Hand-picked accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)

Tour Highlights

  • Stunning Doubtful Sound in the heart of Fiordland National Park
  • Beautiful Lake Rotorua
  • Stunning scenery in “Adventure Capital” Queenstown
  • Rainbow Springs Nature Park
  • Historic goldrush Arrowtown
  • Queenstown Journey Select experiences
  • Visit Te Papa Museum of New Zealand
  • Experience Maori culture at the Tamaki Maori Village
  • Zealandia, the world’s first fully-fenced urban eco-sanctuary
  • Relax in cosmopolitan Auckland and Wellington
  • Enjoy Rotorua Journey Select experiences

Flight Information

Flights are not included in the tour price; please call our team for the current flight prices. Any flights referred to in the itinerary are an additional expense; these are the suggested group flights:

  • Day 1 Flights to arrive prior to 4.00pm into Auckland Airport
  • Day 10 Flights to depart anytime from Queenstown Airport

Required Internal Flights: are to be purchased in order to fulfil the itinerary and are not included in the land content price

  • Day 5 Rotorua to Wellington NZ8235 (required internal flight)
  • Day 7 Wellington to Queenstown NZ605 (required internal flight)

Departure Dates

2020 OCT: 18 NOV: 22 Please click here for full Booking Conditions.

All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.

Book by:

November 22, 2020

Valid for travel between:

10/18/2020 – 11/22/2020

Additional dates, gateway cities and airlines may be available.

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NZFLYDay 1 Welcome to Auckland

Welcome to New Zealand’s invigorating North Island hub. Spend your day at leisure, before joining your Journey Director and fellow travelling companions for a Welcome Reception and dinner. Hotel: Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour Hotel, 2 nights Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Day 2 Auckland

Soak up Auckland’s intoxicating charm this morning as you embark on a city sightseeing tour. Then travel by ferry to Waiheke Island for a culinary extravaganza of bold reds. Continue your love affair with Waiheke at Casita Miro, savouring delicious Mediterranean flavours. Today’s final stop is at Mudbrick Vineyard where you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the Hauraki Gulf. Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast, lunch

Day 3 Auckland to Rotorua

Your leisurely discovery of New Zealand’s North Island continues as you follow the Waikato River to the home of Lance and Bridgette O’Sullivan, for a Be My Guest traditional country-style lunch. Visit the Tamaki Maori Village for insights into the local rituals and traditions and then indulge in the mouthwatering flavours of a Hangi Local Dining Experience. Hotel: Pullman Rotorua, 2 nights Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast, Local Dining Experience

Day 4 Rotorua Journey Select

Embark on one of the Journey Select sightseeing experiences today to explore the sacred lands and Maori traditions of Rotorua. Indulge in the Polynesian Spa’s healing waters, tread in the footsteps of Bilbo Baggins in the fantasy-land of Hobbiton or take the native forest zipline adventure tour with Canopy Tours. Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast, dinner with wine

Day 5 Rotorua – Wellington

Come face-to-face with New Zealand’s indigenous creatures within the lush surrounds of Rainbow Springs Nature Park. Encounter the local Maori community at Whakarewarewa Living Village and see New Zealand’s largest geyser before you board your flight to Wellington. Hotel: Sofitel Wellington, 2 nights Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast

Day 6 Wellington

A foodie extravaganza awaits this morning as you join a local guide to sample the delicious gourmet delights. Explore New Zealand’s fascinating culture, nature, heritage and art at Te Papa, the Museum of New Zealand, joining a guide who will reveal the stories behind the exhibitions. Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast, dinner with wine

Day 7 Wellington – Queenstown

Discover the urban eco-sanctuary of Zealandia, admiring the extraordinary efforts of conservationists. Then it’s time to fly to Queenstown, New Zealand’s adrenalin capital. On arrival, journey to the gold-rush village of Arrowtown. Enjoy an orientation tour of Queenstown. Hotel: Heritage Queenstown, 3 nights Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast

Day 8 Doubtful Sound

Journey deep into the heart of Fiordland National Park. From the silence of the ‘Sounds’ to the ancient rainforests, the beauty and vastness will leave you speechless. Your day begins in Manapouri, where you’ll embark on a cruise across Lake Manapouri. In Doubtful Sound, take to the waters of this glistening fiord. Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner with wine

Day 9 Queenstown Journey Select

Today indulge your adventurous side, selecting your choice sightseeing experiences: choose from a wine tour, a guided walk through native forest or a minibus tour in Skippers Canyon. As your final day ends, spend the evening enjoying a Celebration Dinner with wine with your Journey Director and new found friends. Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast, Celebration Dinner

Day 10 Farewell from Queenstown

For now, all that’s left to say is a fond farewell as your journey comes to an end after breakfast. Included Meals: Full buffet breakfast

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*Terms & Conditions: Pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting for travel during specified travel dates. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Airfare is not included unless indicated. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. Airline and hotels frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases and/or fuel surcharges. Prices may increase before full payment for those and other reasons. Package is not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government-imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. Package is strictly subject to availability, not retroactive and not combinable with any other special or vacation package offer. Minimum night stays or required room types may apply. All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. CST#2001136-20

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