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Kiwiana Panorama (Auckland To Christchurch Winter - Until Sep 2018) (from Auckland to Christchurch)

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Kiwiana Panorama (Auckland To Christchurch Winter - Until Sep 2018) (from Auckland to Christchurch) - Contiki
Kiwiana Panorama (Auckland To Christchurch Winter - Until Sep 2018) (from Auckland to Christchurch) - Contiki
Lindsey "My trip was different to what I expected. I was very nervous before coming on the trip as, being 30, I was worried that I wouldn't get on with the other people or get annoyed with the partying etc. I was so happy when Susie explained that everyone was there for different reasons (seeing the sights / going out etc) and they they all were ok. If made me relax and enjoy the trip as how I wanted it to..."
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45 reviews
Starts
Auckland
Destinations
+19
Ends
Christchurch
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Highlights

  • Checkout Rotorua's boiling mud pools
  • Go on a ski adventure on Mount Raupeheu
  • Go quad biking in Queenstown
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Lodge
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch! With the in-depth cultural tour Kiwiana Panorama (Auckland To Christchurch Winter - Until Sep 2018) (from Auckland to Christchurch), you have a 16 day tour package taking you from Auckland to Christchurch and through Auckland, New Zealand and 19 other destinations in New Zealand. Kiwiana Panorama (Auckland To Christchurch Winter - Until Sep 2018) (from Auckland to Christchurch) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

45 Reviews

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  • LS
    Written on March 2, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Was amazing, the tour guide and driver was awesome
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  • Kiwiana Panorama (Auckland To Christchurch Winter - Until Sep 2018) (from Auckland to Christchurch) reviewer 2
    Written on December 8, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    It was an amazing trip! I did so many thrilling activities! Swinging over a canyon, Helicopter rides, Jet boat rides, Sunset Cruises, Canyoning the list goes on and on.
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  • Kiwiana Panorama (Auckland To Christchurch Winter - Until Sep 2018) (from Auckland to Christchurch) reviewer 3
    Written on July 24, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    This trip was absolute incredible! My Tour guide Katie was perfect organized and just an awesome person! The coach was comfortable and WiFi was provided. So this trip is a great opportunity to of lot of this beautiful country in a short time periode and have a lot of fun!
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  • Kiwiana Panorama (Auckland To Christchurch Winter - Until Sep 2018) (from Auckland to Christchurch) reviewer 4
    Written on May 12, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Without fail every time I travel with Contiki I have the best time! They include everything - make it all easy - super comfy coaches, knowledgeable staff and drivers, and such a great attitude
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  • R
    Written on April 2, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The contiki in New Zealand is definitely on of the best things I've ever done, due to no small part to Susie. She was incredibly knowledgeable, funny and really made it seem like we were part of a family. Kia Ora Susie :)
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  • S
    Written on March 2, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I was blown away by my experiences in New Zealand and by the support we received from Susie and Pat at every step of the way! Their enthusiasm was infectious and was such an important part of what made this trip so memorable.
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  • R
    Written on March 1, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I went on my first Contiki in New Zealand and was extremely lucky to get Susie as our tour manager! She was so knowledgeable, fun and super helpful with everything. I would definitely love to have Susie as a tour manager again!!
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  • LD
    Written on March 1, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had the best experience I could have imagined with Susie as my Contiki guide. She was always energetic and helpful. Susie ensured that everybody on tour was happy, comfortable and helped us resolve any problems quickly, and to the best of her ability. Her and our bus driver, Patty, were hilarious and I would 100% recommend them to my friends. I would definitely love to go on another trip with them! Fantastic.
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  • K
    Written on January 26, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Exceeded expectations. Our tour guide was engaging, fun and encouraged to get involved in everything that was happening around us. The scenery was amazing - rolling green hills, snow-capped mountains and blue lakes around every corner. There was never a dull moment.
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  • LG
    Written on January 25, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    My trip was different to what I expected. I was very nervous before coming on the trip as, being 30, I was worried that I wouldn't get on with the other people or get annoyed with the partying etc. I was so happy when Susie explained that everyone was there for different reasons (seeing the sights / going out etc) and they they all were ok. If made me relax and enjoy the trip as how I wanted it to be. The accomodation was great for the majority and the driving & insights susie and pat gave us made me really happy I chose contiki and not to drive around myself. I had an amazing time and would definitely recommend contiki to people my age!
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  1. Day 1: Auckland to Rotorua
  2. Day 2: Rotorua
  3. Day 3: Rotorua to Mount Ruapehu
  4. Day 4: Mount Ruapehu
  5. Day 5: Mount Ruapehu to Wellington
  6. Day 6: Wellington
  7. Day 7: Wellington to Christchurch
  8. Day 8: Christchurch to Franz Josef Glacier
  9. Day 9: Franz Josef Glacier
  10. Day 10: Franz Josef Glacier to Queenstown
  11. Day 11: Queenstown
  12. Day 12 - 14: Queenstown
  13. Day 14: Queenstown to Dunedin
  14. Day 15: Dunedin to Lake Ohau
  15. Day 16: Lake Ohau to Christchurch

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  • Transport

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  • Elvio18th May 2018
    When our chosen tour date was full other dates were suggested. The staff was patient in guiding us with regards to our many questions related to dietary needs and other information related to the trip. The staff was friendly and respectful on every phone call.

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Location
Auckland is the starting point and Christchurch is the endpoint.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 7 July 2018 the full payment of $2,447 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2447 for Kiwiana Panorama (Auckland To Christchurch Winter - Until Sep 2018) (from Auckland to Christchurch), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,426 km.
  • Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 194 km
  • Rotorua (New Zealand)
  • 59 km
  • Huka Falls (New Zealand)
  • 4 km
  • Taupo (New Zealand)
  • 79 km
  • Mount Ruapehu (New Zealand)
  • 233 km
  • Wellington (New Zealand)
  • 65 km
  • Picton (New Zealand)
  • 126 km
  • Kaikoura (New Zealand)
  • 151 km
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)
  • 100 km
  • Arthur's Pass National Park (New Zealand)
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