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Essence of New Zealand (2023/2024, 18 Days) - AAT Kings

Essence of New Zealand (2023/2024, 18 Days)

18 days
4.5
(53)
From Christchurch to Auckland
Tour Operator:
AAT Kings
Max group size:
58
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
221251
Hygiene Measures:
Included
From
US $6,249
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Itinerary

Start in Christchurch and end in Auckland! With the Explorer tour Essence of New Zealand (2023/2024, 18 Days), you have a 18 days tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 10 other destinations in New Zealand. Essence of New Zealand (2023/2024, 18 Days) includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Christchurch
  2. Day 2: Christchurch – Omarama
  3. Day 3: Omarama – Dunedin
  4. Day 4: Dunedin – Milford Sound
  5. Day 5: Milford Sound – Queenstown
  6. Day 6: Queenstown ‘Free Time’
  7. Day 7: Queenstown ‘Free Time’
  8. Day 8: Queenstown – Franz Josef
  9. Day 9: Franz Josef Glacier – Punakaiki
  10. Day 10: Punakaiki – Nelson
  11. Day 11: Nelson ‘Free Time’
  12. Day 12: Nelson – Wellington
  13. Day 13: Wellington ‘Free Time’
  14. Day 14: Wellington – Napier
  15. Day 15: Napier - Rotorua
  16. Day 16: Rotorua Sights
  17. Day 17: Rotorua - Auckland
  18. Day 18: Farewell from Auckland
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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
Lodge
Resort

Reviews About This Operator

  • Rosemary
    · February 26th, 2020
    Very good tour, excellent tour director and driver. Itinerary super, fantastic scenery, food mostly very good, hotels... Show more
  • David
    · February 23rd, 2020
    Both the tour guide and driver were excellent as was the quality of both the breakfast and dinner meals. However,... Show more
  • Lynda
    · January 4th, 2022
    Had a good time. Saw and learnt lots. Had some fun. Met some lovely people. Eat some great food. Drank too much.... Show more

Dates & Availability

18 days
Essence of New Zealand (2023/2024, 18 Days)
From Christchurch to Auckland
No credit card fees

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Upcoming departures
  • Thursday
    6 Apr, 2023
    English
    Sunday
    23 Apr, 2023
    Multiple Room Types
    $6,249
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  • Thursday
    27 Apr, 2023
    English
    Sunday
    14 May, 2023
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  • Thursday
    7 Sep, 2023
    English
    Sunday
    24 Sep, 2023
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    $6,249
    0% Interest Instalments
  • Thursday
    5 Oct, 2023
    English
    Sunday
    22 Oct, 2023
    Multiple Room Types
    $6,336
    0% Interest Instalments
  • Thursday
    19 Oct, 2023
    English
    Sunday
    5 Nov, 2023
    Multiple Room Types
    $6,336
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  • Thursday
    2 Nov, 2023
    English
    Sunday
    19 Nov, 2023
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  • Thursday
    23 Nov, 2023
    English
    Sunday
    10 Dec, 2023
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  • Thursday
    30 Nov, 2023
    English
    Sunday
    17 Dec, 2023
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  • Thursday
    14 Dec, 2023
    English
    Sunday
    31 Dec, 2023
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  • Thursday
    21 Dec, 2023
    English
    Sunday
    7 Jan, 2024
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Good to Know

  • Currency
    $
    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 March 23rd, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after March 23rd, 2022, 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.