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New Zealand Vista (14 Days) - AAT Kings

New Zealand Vista (14 Days)

14 days
4.7
(3)
From Auckland to Christchurch
Tour Operator:
AAT Kings
Max group size:
50
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
137140
Hygiene Measures:
Included
Private available:
From
US $4,420
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Highlights

  • Cruise on the magical waters of mystical Milford Sound
  • Admire the awe-inspiring beauty of Franz Josef Glacier
  • Enjoy a traditional Maori Hangi dinner and performance
  • Journey past crystal clear lakes and towering mountains
  • Immerse yourself in the cultural traditions of Dunedin

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  • Protected

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Itinerary

Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch! With the Explorer tour New Zealand Vista (14 Days), you have a 14 days tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 15 other destinations in New Zealand. New Zealand Vista (14 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Auckland
  2. Day 2: Auckland – Rotorua
  3. Day 3: Rotorua ‘Free Time'
  4. Day 4: Rotorua – Wellington
  5. Day 5: Wellington – Picton
  6. Day 6: Picton – Christchurch
  7. Day 7: Christchurch – Omarama
  8. Day 8: Omarama – Dunedin
  9. Day 9: Dunedin – Te Anau
  10. Day 10: Te Anau – Queenstown
  11. Day 11: Queenstown ‘Free Time’
  12. Day 12: Queenstown – Franz Josef
  13. Day 13: Franz Josef – Christchurch
  14. Day 14: Farewell from Christchurch
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
13 nights

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Food
    Excellent
    5.0
  • 4.5
  • DH
    · February 23rd, 2020
    Both the tour guide and driver were excellent as was the quality of both the breakfast and dinner meals. However, with the exception of the Agrodome and the final evening’s farm presentation of a working sheepdog, most of the rest of the tour was... Show more
    AAT Kings commented on this review
    Hi David, thanks for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed travelling with our Travel Director and that you enjoyed the meals on the tour, but we are sorry to hear that other parts of the Guided Holiday did not... Show more
    Trip date: January 2020
  • New Zealand Vista (14 Days) reviewer 2
    · February 18th, 2020
    Great time & good food!
    AAT Kings commented on this review
    Hello Jane, Many thanks for taking the time to provide us with feedback on our New Zealand Vista tour. We are glad you enjoyed your holiday with us and thanks for sharing your photos. Hope to see you soon on another tour. Many thanks, AAT Kings
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    Trip date: February 2020
  • LI
    · January 13th, 2020
    I am very very heapy - excellent
    AAT Kings commented on this review
    Dear Leopold, Thanks very much for your review of our New Zealand Vista tour and we hope to welcome you back on board again in the future. Thanks, The Team at AAT Kings
    Trip date: December 2019

Dates & Availability

14 days
New Zealand Vista (14 Days)
From Auckland to Christchurch
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Is tipping my Travel Director or Driver Guide compulsory?

      Tipping is not compulsory in Australia or New Zealand however if you are happy with the service you received from your Travel Director or Driver Guide you can feel free to leave them a tip at your own discretion.

    • How can I pay for the Optional Experiences?

      All your Optional Experiences can be organised directly with your Travel Director whilst on the tour and you can choose to either pay in either local cash or by credit card.

    • What is the maximum luggage allowance?

      Due to strict Government vehicle weight restrictions you are allowed one medium size suitcase per person, with dimensions not to exceed H76cm x W46cm x D25cm. The maximum weight of all luggage must not exceed 23kg (50lbs).
      You are also allowed one piece of hand luggage on-board the coach: however it must be able to fit in the overhead compartments or under the seat in front of you if required.

    • On travelling days how often do we get a break?

      On travelling days you will stop every 2 to 3 hours either at a rest stop or for sightseeing, activities or free time.

    • Can I join the tour later or finish the tour earlier?

      You can choose to join the tour at a later date or finish the tour early however, it is important to note that AAT Kings is unable to offer a discount for choosing to do as the tour is a set package with a strict itinerary.

    • Where do I meet the tour and tour manager?

      Your tour will start from a centrally located hotel on day 1 of the tour, as this hotel is subject to change it is recommended to contact our team of Travel Experts for more information once your booking is confirmed.

    • Am I able to bring my children on this tour?

      Children are welcome on all AAT Kings tours however they are required to be a minimum age of 5 years or older. It is recommended that if you are travelling with children to consider whether the itinerary is suitable and in particular the activities involved.

    • I am travelling alone, is there a single supplement?

      If you are a single traveller you can either choose to share a room with another guest of the same gender at no extra cost or if you prefer the privacy of your own room you can pay a single supplement to upgrade to a single room. If you would like to book a single room please make sure to choose this option on the booking page or simply contact our team of Travel Experts.

    • Can airport transfers be arranged?

      Arrival and departure transfers can be arranged for you once you have a confirmed booking. Please contact our team of Travel Experts if you would like a transfer added to your tour booking or for more information.

    • When will I receive my travel documents?

      Your travel documents will be posted to you in a travel wallet which will contain your documents and luggage tags to you approximately four weeks before your departure date.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
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      New Zealand Dollar
      New Zealand
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, South Africa you will need an adaptor for type I.

      Type I
      New Zealand
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before December 25th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after December 25th, 2021, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with AAT Kings. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and AAT Kings will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "AAT Kings" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
    • Accessibility
      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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