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12D11N New Zealand Journey (ONENG) ⚠ Minimum 2 adult(s) per departure

12D11N New Zealand Journey (ONENG)
⚠ Minimum 2 adult(s) per departure

Per Pax
From: $4845 From: €4613 From: £3960 From: RM21065 From: CAD6277 From: SGD6720 From: AUD6994 From: HKD38170
Auckland
G Adventures - National Geographic Journeys
National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures is a collection of unique tours designed to take you deeper into the cultures and habitats of the places we explore. They offer more inclusions compared to other G Adventures Travel Styles, greater hands-on exploration, interactions with local experts, and the freedom to roam, all within the structure and security of travelling in a small group.
Cities to Visit: Auckland - Rotorua - Christchurch
Language: English

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Travel Period: from November 6, 2022 till June 18, 2023
Tour Highlight
~ Sample wine with local experts on Waiheke Island
~ Learn about Maori myths and traditions
~ Experience the geothermal mysteries of Rotorua
~ Glide along the TranzAlpine railway
~ Relax at a rainforest lodge
~ Cruise through Fiordland National Park searching for wildlife and waterfalls
What To Expect
Immerse yourself in New Zealand’s stunning landscapes and multicultural heritage, travelling by plane, train, van, boat, and cable car through the North and South Islands. Discover magnificent fjords, ethereal glowworm caves, and snowcapped peaks; visit picturesque vineyards and explore vibrant cities; and imbibe the wisdom and knowledge of the country’s indigenous Maori culture.
  • Day 1: AUCKLAND

    Arrive at any time.

  • Day 2: AUCKLAND

    Take an orientation walk in Auckland, one of the most multicultural cities in the Southern Hemisphere. We’ll then catch a ferry to beautiful Waiheke Island, a haven of world-class vineyards and idyllic beaches. Visit two wineries to learn about New Zealand's burgeoning wine industry and the history of viticulture in the country while sampling some of the local blends.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 3: AUCKLAND / ROTORUA

    Drive to the lakeside town of Rotorua, situated over an active geothermal zone and known for its volcanic features and rich Maori heritage. Stop en route at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, and take a boat ride through this spectacular underground realm to see thousands of flickering glowworms light up in the dark.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: ROTORUA

    Spend a free day in fascinating Rotorua. Opt to explore a geothermal park, walking past bubbling mud pits and multi-coloured pools, or go on a white-water rafting excursion. This evening, visit Tamaki Maori Village and enjoy a private welcome ceremony; then sit down for an exclusive talk with a Maori elder, learning about the community’s traditions, myths, and legends. Later, we’ll witness a captivating performance of Maori folklore while dining on an array of traditional foods prepared in a hangi, or underground oven.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: ROTORUA / CHRISTCHURCH

    Enjoy time at leisure this morning before catching a flight to Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island. Take some time to explore this small city on your own.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: CHRISTCHURCH / FRANZ JOSEF

    Board the TranzAlpine train—one of the world’s most scenic rail routes—for a breathtaking journey through verdant plains, beech forests, and majestic, misty mountains. Disembark at Arthur’s Pass—the highest pass in the Southern Alps—and continue on a private vehicle to a rainforest lodge near the town of Franz Josef, our home for the next two nights.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: FRANZ JOSEF

    Discover the natural wonders of the Franz Josef area on your own today. Opt to take a helicopter up to the stunning Franz Josef Glacier and hop out for an unforgettable hike on the jagged ice; embark on a guided interpretive walk that follows a riverbed along the glacier’s retreat; soak up in natural hot pools surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery; and more.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 8: FRANZ JOSEF / QUEENSTOWN

    Set out towards Queenstown on a drive along the South Island’s magnificent west coast. Stop at tranquil Lake Matheson, where, on a clear day, you can capture a postcard-perfect image of New Zealand’s highest peaks reflected in the water. Continue to Queenstown, pausing for short walks through the rainforest and visits to picturesque waterfalls.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 9: QUEENSTOWN / FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK

    Discover the glacially carved wilderness of Fiordland National Park on a cruise. Glide past shimmering waterfalls and towering cliffs, and look out for bottlenose dolphins, fur seals, and little blue penguins with our naturalist guides. Depending on the season, we’ll spend the night onboard in comfortable cabins, enjoying time to relax on deck and watch the stars.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10: FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK / QUEENSTOWN

    Rise early for a wildlife viewing cruise along the pristine fjord. Then navigate back to Queenstown and spend the rest of the day at leisure in this fun-loving lakeside town, known as the adventure capital of the world.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 11: QUEENSTOWN

    The day is yours to explore Queenstown. Choose to go bungee jumping at the world’s first commercial bungee jumping site; Cruise lake Wakatipu on a historic steamer; experience a thrilling jet boat ride; or visit a local winery to sample the region’s award-winning vintages. This evening, enjoy a cable car ride to the top of Bob’s Peak for panoramic vistas of Lake Wakatipu and the Southern Alps.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 12: QUEENSTOWN

    Depart at any time.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 11 nights' accommodation
~ 11 breakfasts, 2 dinners
~ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
~ Attractions as per itinerary

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance
~ Tipping
~ Others not mentioned

Where to Visits

DATEPRICE
Jan 2023: 8 & 29RM24005
Feb 2023: 19RM24005
Mar 2023: 12, 19 & 26RM24005
Apr 2023: 2 & 16RM22535
May 2023: 14RM22535
Jun 2023: 18RM21065

Information



Travel Period: from November 6, 2022 till June 18, 2023
Tour Highlight
~ Sample wine with local experts on Waiheke Island
~ Learn about Maori myths and traditions
~ Experience the geothermal mysteries of Rotorua
~ Glide along the TranzAlpine railway
~ Relax at a rainforest lodge
~ Cruise through Fiordland National Park searching for wildlife and waterfalls
What To Expect
Immerse yourself in New Zealand’s stunning landscapes and multicultural heritage, travelling by plane, train, van, boat, and cable car through the North and South Islands. Discover magnificent fjords, ethereal glowworm caves, and snowcapped peaks; visit picturesque vineyards and explore vibrant cities; and imbibe the wisdom and knowledge of the country’s indigenous Maori culture.
  • Day 1: AUCKLAND

    Arrive at any time.

  • Day 2: AUCKLAND

    Take an orientation walk in Auckland, one of the most multicultural cities in the Southern Hemisphere. We’ll then catch a ferry to beautiful Waiheke Island, a haven of world-class vineyards and idyllic beaches. Visit two wineries to learn about New Zealand's burgeoning wine industry and the history of viticulture in the country while sampling some of the local blends.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 3: AUCKLAND / ROTORUA

    Drive to the lakeside town of Rotorua, situated over an active geothermal zone and known for its volcanic features and rich Maori heritage. Stop en route at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, and take a boat ride through this spectacular underground realm to see thousands of flickering glowworms light up in the dark.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: ROTORUA

    Spend a free day in fascinating Rotorua. Opt to explore a geothermal park, walking past bubbling mud pits and multi-coloured pools, or go on a white-water rafting excursion. This evening, visit Tamaki Maori Village and enjoy a private welcome ceremony; then sit down for an exclusive talk with a Maori elder, learning about the community’s traditions, myths, and legends. Later, we’ll witness a captivating performance of Maori folklore while dining on an array of traditional foods prepared in a hangi, or underground oven.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: ROTORUA / CHRISTCHURCH

    Enjoy time at leisure this morning before catching a flight to Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island. Take some time to explore this small city on your own.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: CHRISTCHURCH / FRANZ JOSEF

    Board the TranzAlpine train—one of the world’s most scenic rail routes—for a breathtaking journey through verdant plains, beech forests, and majestic, misty mountains. Disembark at Arthur’s Pass—the highest pass in the Southern Alps—and continue on a private vehicle to a rainforest lodge near the town of Franz Josef, our home for the next two nights.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: FRANZ JOSEF

    Discover the natural wonders of the Franz Josef area on your own today. Opt to take a helicopter up to the stunning Franz Josef Glacier and hop out for an unforgettable hike on the jagged ice; embark on a guided interpretive walk that follows a riverbed along the glacier’s retreat; soak up in natural hot pools surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery; and more.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 8: FRANZ JOSEF / QUEENSTOWN

    Set out towards Queenstown on a drive along the South Island’s magnificent west coast. Stop at tranquil Lake Matheson, where, on a clear day, you can capture a postcard-perfect image of New Zealand’s highest peaks reflected in the water. Continue to Queenstown, pausing for short walks through the rainforest and visits to picturesque waterfalls.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 9: QUEENSTOWN / FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK

    Discover the glacially carved wilderness of Fiordland National Park on a cruise. Glide past shimmering waterfalls and towering cliffs, and look out for bottlenose dolphins, fur seals, and little blue penguins with our naturalist guides. Depending on the season, we’ll spend the night onboard in comfortable cabins, enjoying time to relax on deck and watch the stars.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10: FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK / QUEENSTOWN

    Rise early for a wildlife viewing cruise along the pristine fjord. Then navigate back to Queenstown and spend the rest of the day at leisure in this fun-loving lakeside town, known as the adventure capital of the world.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 11: QUEENSTOWN

    The day is yours to explore Queenstown. Choose to go bungee jumping at the world’s first commercial bungee jumping site; Cruise lake Wakatipu on a historic steamer; experience a thrilling jet boat ride; or visit a local winery to sample the region’s award-winning vintages. This evening, enjoy a cable car ride to the top of Bob’s Peak for panoramic vistas of Lake Wakatipu and the Southern Alps.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 12: QUEENSTOWN

    Depart at any time.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 11 nights' accommodation
~ 11 breakfasts, 2 dinners
~ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
~ Attractions as per itinerary

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance
~ Tipping
~ Others not mentioned
DATEPRICE
Jan 2023: 8 & 29RM24005
Feb 2023: 19RM24005
Mar 2023: 12, 19 & 26RM24005
Apr 2023: 2 & 16RM22535
May 2023: 14RM22535
Jun 2023: 18RM21065
★★★★☆

171 Queen Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Whether you’re visiting the City of Sails for the first time, or are a returning guest, CityLife Auckland offers truly memorable Auckland accommodation. Located on Queen St in the CBD, it’s a short stroll to the city’s best restaurants, bars and attractions like the Sky Tower, Ferry Terminal and Viaduct Harbour.

★★★★☆

1270 Hinemaru Street, Ohinemutu, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

Next to mystical Lake Rotorua and just a brief stroll from the city centre, Millennium Hotel Rotorua is an eco-friendly destination in New Zealand.

★★★★☆

189 Deans Avenue, Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

We're across the street from Hagley Park, home to Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Canterbury Museum. The city center is three kilometers away and we’re within 10 minutes of Te Pae Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre.

★★★★☆

46 Cron Street, Franz Josef / Waiau 7856, New Zealand

Rainforest is located in Franz Josef Village close to the glacier of the same name on New Zealand’s West Coast, 5 hours drive from both Christchurch and Queenstown airports. Rainforest is committed to environmental stewardship and is proud to promote the Tiaki Promise.

★★★★☆

34 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Peppers Beacon is a bright shining light on the horizon. Queenstown resorts don’t come any better. Here you can admire the views of New Zealand’s famous Remarkables Mountains from your Queenstown accommodation, and surround yourself in the stylish comforts of a lakeside room, suite or deluxe penthouse apartment.

★★★★☆

171 Queen Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Whether you’re visiting the City of Sails for the first time, or are a returning guest, CityLife Auckland offers truly memorable Auckland accommodation. Located on Queen St in the CBD, it’s a short stroll to the city’s best restaurants, bars and attractions like the Sky Tower, Ferry Terminal and Viaduct Harbour.

★★★★☆

1270 Hinemaru Street, Ohinemutu, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

Next to mystical Lake Rotorua and just a brief stroll from the city centre, Millennium Hotel Rotorua is an eco-friendly destination in New Zealand.

★★★★☆

189 Deans Avenue, Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

We're across the street from Hagley Park, home to Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Canterbury Museum. The city center is three kilometers away and we’re within 10 minutes of Te Pae Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre.

★★★★☆

46 Cron Street, Franz Josef / Waiau 7856, New Zealand

Rainforest is located in Franz Josef Village close to the glacier of the same name on New Zealand’s West Coast, 5 hours drive from both Christchurch and Queenstown airports. Rainforest is committed to environmental stewardship and is proud to promote the Tiaki Promise.

★★★★☆

34 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Peppers Beacon is a bright shining light on the horizon. Queenstown resorts don’t come any better. Here you can admire the views of New Zealand’s famous Remarkables Mountains from your Queenstown accommodation, and surround yourself in the stylish comforts of a lakeside room, suite or deluxe penthouse apartment.

Per Pax
From: $4845 From: €4613 From: £3960 From: RM21065 From: CAD6277 From: SGD6720 From: AUD6994 From: HKD38170
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