Best of New Zealand summer 2018 (Base, 18 Days)

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Best of New Zealand summer 2018 (Base, 18 Days) - Trafalgar
Best of New Zealand summer 2018 (Base, 18 Days) - Trafalgar


  • Visit Parry Kauri Park and the Bay of Islands
  • See Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Franz Josef Glacier
  • Cruise in Bay of Islands, on the Cook Strait, on Lake Wakatipu and Milford Sound
  • View the Southern Alps from the TranzAlpine train
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
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Coach / Bus
Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch! With the coach/bus tour Best of New Zealand summer 2018 (Base, 18 Days), you have a 18 day tour package taking you from Auckland to Christchurch and through Auckland, New Zealand and 30 other destinations in New Zealand. Best of New Zealand summer 2018 (Base, 18 Days) includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Arrive Auckland
  2. Day 2: Auckland - Bay of Islands (2 Nights)
  3. Day 3: Bay of Islands Sightseeing
  4. Day 4: Bay of Islands - Auckland
  5. Day 5: Auckland - Rotorua (2 Nights)
  6. Day 6: Rotorua Sightseeing - Rural Homestay
  7. Day 7: Rotorua - Wellington
  8. Day 8: Wellington - Blenheim
  9. Day 9: Blenheim - Christchurch
  10. Day 10: Christchurch - Twizel
  11. Day 11: Twizel - Dunedin Sightseeing
  12. Day 12: Dunedin - Te Anau
  13. Day 13: Te Anau - Queenstown (2 Nights)
  14. Day 14: Queenstown Sightseeing
  15. Day 15: Queenstown - Franz Josef
  16. Day 16: Franz Josef - Punakaiki
  17. Day 17: Punakaiki - Christchurch
  18. Day 18: Depart Christchurch

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Questions & Answers

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

  • October 1, 2016

    Is there a supplemental charge for single travelers?

    There is no mandatory single supplement for this tour, meaning you will get matched up with another solo traveller of the same gender at no additional charge.

  • October 1, 2016

    How many people on each tour?

    The Maximum group size on a Trafalgar tour is 52 passengers but they typically average about 40 - 45 guests.

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  • Sandra3rd May 2018
    I have travelled a lot over the last ten years and joined several organized tours. This is the absolute best, easiest and most efficient service I have ever come across. Its been so easy and well organized to achieve the booking and book the tour I want to be part of. I am very confident that this is going to be an amazing experience. Thank you TourRadar



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Auckland is the starting point and Christchurch is the endpoint.
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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 15 July 2018 the full payment of $4,883 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 $4883 for Best of New Zealand summer 2018 (Base, 18 Days), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 2,878 km.
  • Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 141 km
  • Kauri (New Zealand)
  • 49 km
  • Bay of Islands (New Zealand)
  • 20 km
  • Kerikeri (New Zealand)
  • 16 km
  • Russell (New Zealand)
  • 186 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)
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