New Zealand Splendour Summer 2018

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New Zealand Splendour Summer 2018 - Trafalgar
New Zealand Splendour Summer 2018 - Trafalgar
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  • City tour in Auckland, Wellington, Blenheim, Dunedin
  • Visit the Tamaki Family Marae in Rotorua
  • See the Historic Arrowtown and Franz Josef Glacier
  • Cruise on Cook Strait, Lake Wakatipu, Milford Sound
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus
Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch! With the discovery tour New Zealand Splendour Summer 2018, you have a 15 day tour package taking you from Auckland to Christchurch and through Auckland, New Zealand and 20 other destinations in New Zealand. New Zealand Splendour Summer 2018 includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • PI
    Written on June 11, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The trip was very well organized, no major delays or setbacks. We saw a lot and had some lovely experiences. However, the trip is geared to a much older clientele. There were very limited adventurous activities. ( hiking, kayaking, walking...) A lot of time was spent sitting, being transported. The group was too large, there were 48. The guide was knowledgeable and helpful but lacked the personal touch. She catered to the older demographic so we felt lost in the shuffle. It is unlikely we would book another tour with Trafalgar. We do have to commend the company as they finally provided compensation and assistance arranging our tour after cancelling our initial tour. Tour radar was also instrumental assisting us with the reorganization and financing of our tour. Thank You.
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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Arrive Auckland
  2. Day 2: Auckland - Rotorua (2 Nights)
  3. Day 3: Rotorua Sightseeing – Rural Homestay
  4. Day 4: Rotorua - Wellington
  5. Day 5: Wellington - Blenheim
  6. Day 6: Blenheim - Christchurch
  7. Day 7: Christchurch - Twizel
  8. Day 8: Twizel - Dunedin Sightseeing
  9. Day 9: Dunedin - Te Anau
  10. Day 10: Te Anau - Queenstown (2 Nights)
  11. Day 11: Queenstown Sightseeing
  12. Day 12: Queenstown - Franz Josef
  13. Day 13: Franz Josef - Punakaiki
  14. Day 14: Punakaiki - Christchurch
  15. Day 15: Depart Christchurch

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

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  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • September 13, 2016

    Will I need a visa?

    You are responsible for obtaining all necessary visas prior to the departure of your trip. Depending on your nationality, you may need visas to enter certain countries included on your trip. Obtaining visas can take up to six weeks prior to your departure. It is strongly advised that you consult your travel agent and the local Consulate or Embassy of the country you are visiting well in advance to determine which visas they require.

  • July 1, 2016

    How many people are on this group tour?

    On this tour you travel by private coach and the group is on average 35-45 people.

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What are people saying about TourRadar?

  • Richard17th December 2017
    I was struggling to get seats on a coach tour I was trying to organise at late notice. TourRadar came to the rescue and secured the seats. Not having used them before I was impressed with their rapid response to my initial booking and my subsequent questions.



New Zealand Splendour Summer 2018

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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.


Auckland is the starting point and Christchurch is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Trafalgar to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Trafalgar booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 10 July 2018 the full payment of $4,440 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $4440 for New Zealand Splendour Summer 2018, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Trafalgar tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


Covering a total distance of approx 2,431 km.
  • Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 194 km
  • Rotorua (New Zealand)
  • 4 km
  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park (New Zealand)
  • 4 km
  • Rotorua (New Zealand)
  • 141 km
  • Mount Ruapehu (New Zealand)
  • 10 km
  • Tongariro National Park (New Zealand)
  • 242 km
  • Wellington (New Zealand)
  • 43 km
  • Queen Charlotte Sound (New Zealand)
  • 36 km
  • Picton (New Zealand)
  • 25 km
  • Blenheim (New Zealand)
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