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Travelmarvel

New Zealand Discoverer

Auckland to Christchurch

Trip Code: NTA12
12 Days
7 Meals
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Similar Trips

Trip Inclusions

  • 11 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and an experienced Driver
  • Premium air-conditioned coach travel
  • 18 delicious meals - 11 breakfasts and 7 dinners
  • Special Farewell Dinner
  • All sightseeing, cruises, tours and entrance fees as specified
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day

Travel & Accommodation

Sky high shot of Milford Sound Fjordland

Milford Sound Cruise

Embark on a spectacular cruise of the full length of Milford Sound.

Waitomo caves illuminated by the renowned glowworms

Waitomo's Glow-Worms

With a guide, discover the incredible Waitomo Caves, home to thousands of tiny luminescent glow-worms

Double room with view of lake outside, Queenstown

Lakeview Stay

Enjoy a two night stay at Copthorne Hotel and Apartments Queenstown Lakeside and admire idyllic views of Lake Wakatipu.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Ask about our TranzAlpine Train option
  • Ask about our Country Homestay option in Rotorua
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included
New Zealand Map NTA12 2018/19
Auckland to Christchurch

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Enhance Your Journey

Travelmarvel provides further opportunity to pursue your special interests and enhance your holiday with a range of optional experiences

Insider Experience

Discover the Waitomo Caves where thousands of tiny luminescent glow-worms radiate.


Enhance Your Journey

Perhaps experience a special Country Homestay. Enjoy warm hospitality, and a real insight into rural New Zealand life.


Explore the Agrodome, with its sheep shearing demonstration, dog trials and animal nursery.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel the Thermal Explorer Highway. Visit Lake Taupo and Huka Falls, then visit Wellington.

Stay: Travelodge Hotel Wellington

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Enhance Your Journey

In place of a the coach, perhaps take one of the world’s most scenic rail journeys aboard the TranzAlpine Train –travelling up into Arthur’s Pass.


Insider Experience

Enjoy a picturesque two-night stay with the dramatic backdrop of towering mountains overlooking Lake Wakatipu.


With a day at leisure, perhaps choose from one of Travelmarvel’s exciting select experiences. These include a relaxing cruise to Walter Peak Station or a gondola ride to the top of Bob’s Peak for spectacular panoramic views over Queenstown. Or take a Shotover Jet Boat ride for a different perspective on Queenstown (both own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Insider Experience

Cruise Milford Sound, a magnificent fiord with views of cascading waterfalls, dense rainforest and sheer cliffs.


Follow The Remarkables and Lake Wakatipu to the still beauty of the Fiordland National Park, where Milford Sound awaits.

Stay: Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today you will journey through rolling Southland countryside before arriving in the city of Dunedin. Known as the ‘Edinburgh of the South’, Dunedin was planned in Scotland and still maintains its grand Victorian heritage which is very impressive. Upon arrival, enjoy a guided tour then head to the nearby hills to take an intriguing tour of Larnach Castle, which is New Zealand’s only castle. Steeped in scandal and tragedy, it is filled with magnificent antiques and offers breathtaking views.

Stay: Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Insider Experience

Journey into Mt Cook National Park to view Australasia’s highest mountain, Aoraki (Mt Cook).

Insider Experience

Dine on fresh local produce at your hotel’s restaurant during a memorable Farewell Dinner.


In all we had a fantastic holiday. We would recommend Travelmarvel to all who'll ask.

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