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14 Day New Zealand Tour

Tour Code - NZ001
14 Days – New Zealand

Transfer from the airport to your hotel for check-in, then you’re free to see Auckland for yourself. An evening welcome reception is followed by dinner with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.Later, tracing the Waikato River travel to Waitomo Caves to tour the amazing Glow Worm Grotto. At Rotorua, you’ll take in views of Lake Rotorua. Visit Taupo and drive along the shores of New Zealand’s biggest lake through the alpine scenery of Mt. Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park and the dairy farms of Manawatu.Then visit Te Papa, the Museum of New Zealand.Travel along the rugged Pacific Ocean coast and across the colourful Canterbury Plains to Christchurch. Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd before soaking up the sensational alpine landscape of Mt. Cook National Park. Travel through Oamaru with its famous white limestone buildings to Dunedin. See reat sights from Fiordland National Park to Milford Sound. Visit Hokitika, home of the native greenstone (jade), for a factory visit and jewellery demonstration. Travel to Arthur’s Pass to board the TranzAlpine, one of the top six train journeys in the world. This spectacular journey takes you through the Southern Alps and across the Canterbury Plains to Christchurch. This evening celebrate your holiday at dinner with your Tour Director and new-found friends.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Auckland

Transfer from the airport to your hotel for check-in, then you’re free to see Auckland for yourself. An evening welcome reception is followed by dinner with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

Day 2: Auckland – Rotorua

See Auckland on a city sights tour. Later, tracing the Waikato River travel to Waitomo Caves to tour the amazing Glow Worm Grotto. At Rotorua, you’ll take in views of Lake Rotorua and more on your orientation tour.Tonight enjoy a Maori Hangi feast ‘highlight dinner’ and concert for an insight into Maori culture at the Tamaki Family Marae.

Day 3: Rotorua

Watch the Agrodome sheep Show to gain an insight into agriculture in New Zealand. Then the afternoon is at leisure. Perhaps visit Rainbow Springs Nature Park, abundant with Rainbow Trout and native fauna including the kiwi, or TePuia where you can join a tour of the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve with a local guide.

Day 4: Rotorua – Wellington

Heading south, you’ll view the Huka Falls. Visit Taupo and drive along the shores of New Zealand’s biggest lake through the alpine scenery of Mt. Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park and the dairy farms of Manawatu. Then it’s along the Kapiti Coast to Wellington for a city sights tour.

Day5: Wellington – Picton

It’s a morning at leisure in Wellington, then visit Te Papa, the Museum of New Zealand, where you’ll have time to explore New Zealand’s nature, art, history and cultural heritage. There’s time for a photo at Parliament House. Then cruise on Queen Charlotte Sound and across the Cook Strait. Later you’ll travel to the seaside village of Picton for an orientation tour.

Day6: Picton – Christchurch

It’s your chance to get up close and personal with some New Zealand fur seals at Ohau Point and watch whales at Kaikoura, (optional scenic whale-watching flight is available). Travel along the rugged Pacific Ocean coast and across the colourful Canterbury Plains to Christchurch.

Day7: Christchurch – Omarama

After a morning at leisure travel over the patchwork countryside, where the spectacular sightseeing begins. Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki are first up. Next you’ll visit the Church of the Good Shepherd before soaking up the sensational alpine landscape of Mt. Cook National Park (optional scenic flight is available). mew1new2

Day8: Omarama – Dunedin

Your day starts along the Waitaki River with the Waitaki Hydro Power Scheme and Benmore Dam. Travel through Oamaru with its famous white limestone buildings to Dunedin, for a city tour. Then you’ve got the afternoon to yourself – perhaps take a Wildlife Cruise, visit the Cadbury Chocolate Factory or ride the historic Taieri Gorge Railway.

Day9: Dunedin – TeAnau

It’s a morning at leisure, during which you might like to tour New Zealand’s Larnach Castle. Head off across South Otago’s fertile sheep-filled farming land en route to TeAnau, on the shores of the largest lake in the South Island. Tonight you may choose to travel by boat to the TeAnau Glow Worm Caves (own expense).

Day 10: TeAnau – Queenstown

You’ll be awestruck by great sights from Fiordland National Park to Milford Sound, where you’ll cruise on the waters of this natural wonder. On the way to Queenstown see the Mirror Lake, Cleddau Valley, the Chasm, Mitre Peak, Bowen Falls, then travel along the Devil’s Staircase and the shores of Lake Wakatipu. In Queenstown, an orientation tour on arrival will complete your highlight day.

Day 11: Queenstown ‘Free Time’

Explore exciting Queenstown your way, all day – from wine tours to jet boat rides and white water rafting – Queenstown will surprise and exhilarate. This evening cruise across Lake Wakatipu aboard New Zealand’s oldest steamship, the TSS Earnslaw, to Walter Peak High Country Farm for a gourmet barbecue ‘highlight dinner’ at the Colonel’s Homestead. An entertaining after-dinner farm show provides a glimpse into high-country farm life. new3new4

Day12: Queenstown – Franz Josef

First stop, Arrowtown, on the Arrow River. Second stop is Cromwell and its sensational stone fruit. Then it’s a trio of lakes – Dunstan, Hawea and Wanaka. Through the Haast Pass, view Thunder Creek Falls and enjoy a rainforest walk. Final stop, majestic Franz Josef Glacier – a rare, still advancing glacier.

Day13: Franz Josef – Christchurch

Visit Hokitika, home of the native greenstone (jade), for a factory visit and jewellery demonstration. Travel to Arthur’s Pass to board the TranzAlpine, one of the top six train journeys in the world. This spectacular journey takes you through the Southern Alps and across the Canterbury Plains to Christchurch. This evening celebrate your holiday at dinner with your Tour Director and new-found friends. new5new6

Day14: Farewell from Christchurch

Your holiday concludes this morning after breakfast. You’ll be transferred to Christchurch Airport for your onward flight. new7new8 Departure & Return Departure:
  • Courtesy airport (JFK, LGA, EWR) pick up between 9:00am and 10pm
  • Arrival before 6:00pm at 87 Bowery (2nd Floor), New York, NY10013(Chinatown), we will transfer you to the hotel free
  • Arrival before 5:00pm at 133-35 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY11354 (New York Food Court), we will transfer you to the hotel free
Return (approximate):
  • Please book the flight out from Boston after 1:30pm.
  • For JFK, LGA, EWR departure, please book your flights after 07:00pm
  • 5:00pm 135-20 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11358-2207 (In front of Sheraton Hotel)
  • 6:00pm 87 Bowery, New York, NY10013(Chinatown)
Date & Pricing

Available 2016 Tours

Date & Pricing
Start Date Twin Share Single Triple Availability
05 Jan 2017 $4175 $5515 N/A Buy Now
09 Feb 2017 $4175 $5515 N/A Buy Now
29 Mar 2017 $4175 $5515 N/A Buy Now
26 Apr 2017 $3950 $5255 N/A Buy Now
03 May 2017 $3950 $5255 N/A Buy Now
07 June 2017 $3725 $4965 N/A Buy Now
05 July 2017 $3725 $4965 N/A Buy Now
16 Aug 2017 $3725 $4965 N/A Buy Now
20 Sep 2017 $3725 $4965 N/A Buy Now
25 Oct 2017 $4275 $5635 N/A Buy Now
15 Nov 2017 $4275 $5635 N/A Buy Now
27 Dec 2017 $4275 $5635 N/A Buy Now
 
Start Date Twin Share Single Availability
27 Mar 2018 $3995 $4795 Buy Now
  • NOTE: All prices above exclude tax
  • *Peak season surcharge applies to departures in March, April, September, October and November 2017
Price Includes
  • Airfare ticket from Australia to Auckland plus return
  • Airport Transfer
  • 3 Star Hotel Accommodation
  • 13 Breakfasts included
Policies Confirmation
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Terms & Condition PLEASE READ CAREFULLY The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking. Booking changes A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure. Cancellations and Cancellation Fees Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by cancelling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to West World International Travel by email or through web mail at Contact us. Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply. Cancellation penalties per person for tours last 5 or more days
  • Up to 46 days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
  • 21-45 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
  • 8-20 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
  • 1-7 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
  • Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
  • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
  • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour. Itinerary Variations We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages. Tour Cancellation: We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, West World International Travel' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers. We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.
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