Distinctly New Zealand

Distinctly New Zealand

Your New Zealand Vacation starts when with a journey on award-winning Air New Zealand to experience the sights and sounds that are distinctly New Zealand.

Distinctly New Zealand

New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Rotorua > South Island > Christchurch & Canterbury > Mt Cook/Mt Aoraki > Queenstown & Wanaka 

12 Days, 9 Nights

New Zealand is not only renowned for its gorgeous scenery and Maori culture, but also home to Hobbits and the All Blacks.

Experience New Zealand’s highlights and distinct experiences on this 9-night fully-loaded vacation. Discover Auckland on a half-day guided tour, explore Weta Workshop and the All Blacks experience. Enjoy a guided tour from Auckland to Rotorua, visiting Waitomo Caves and the Hobbiton Movie Set. Get up close to the geothermal wonderlands in Rotorua and enjoy an evening of Maori culture at Te Puia. Go punting on the Avon River in Christchurch and experience the TranzAlpine rail journey to Arthurs Pass. Cross the Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook to Queenstown. Enjoy a Shotover jet boat ride and a half day tour of Queenstown and surrounds. Discover Milford Sound by road and air - the ultimate day out from Queenstown.


  • Immerse in New Zealand’s love of Rugby at the All Blacks Experience
  • Step into the scenes of movies at Weta Workshop and the Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Explore Rotorua’s cultural and geothermal wonderland.
  • Relax on Christchurch Avon River
  • Ride the TranzAlpine Rail to Arthurs Pass
  • Journey across the Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo and Mt. Cook
  • Discover the adventure capital of New Zealand, Queenstown and enjoy a Jetboat ride
  • Admire the Fiordland from above and on the ground with a visit to Milford Sound


  • Round-trip airfare on Air New Zealand from Los Angeles to Auckland, returning from Queenstown
  • One-way airfare on Air New Zealand from Rotorua to Christchurch
  • Auckland Private Arrival Transfer Airport/Hotel
  • 2-nights Auckland, Travelodge Hotel Wynyard Quarter including early check-in
    • Weta Workshop Unleashed
    • All Blacks Experience
    • Auckland City Revealed tour
  • One-way Auckland to Rotorua via Waitomo Caves and Hobbiton
  • 2-nights Rotorua, Sudima Lake Rotorua
    • Half-day Geothermal Wonderland Tour
    • Te Po Indigenous Evening Experience
  • Rotorua Private Departure Transfer Hotel/Airport
  • Christchurch Private Arrival Transfer Airport/Hotel
  • 2-nights Christchurch, Sudima Christchurch City
    • Punting on the Avon River
    • Full-day Arthurs Pass with TranzAlpine Train
  • One-Way Christchurch to Queenstown via Mt Cook and Lake Tekapo
  • 3-nights Queenstown, Millennium Queenstown
    • Shotover Jetboat experience
    • Half-day Queenstown Highlights tour
    • Milford Sound Coach, Cruise and Fly
  • Queenstown Private Departure Transfer Hotel/Airport
  • US/foreign taxes and fees including September 11 Security Fee


Based on Departures

Price per person from

Based on double occupancy

April 1 - April 30, 2023 5399
May 1 - June 28, 2023 5199
June 29 - July 23, 2023 5589
July 24 - September 20, 2023 5449
September 21 - October 15, 2023 5859
October 16 - November 27, 2023 5649


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Group Size

Independent Vacation


May 1, 2023 - June 28, 2023


From $5199 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

*Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplements apply. Advertised price valid for departures May 1, 2023 - June 28, 2023, and is valid for weekday departure (Mon - Thu). Weekend travel incurs a $100 surcharge per Transpacific Flight each direction. Package can be tailored to suit individual requirements. Black-out dates apply. Prices are current at time of posting (7/14/2022) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. All pricing is strictly subject to availability at time of booking. Bookings must be made by March 31, 2023, but must be ticketed within 72 hours of booking. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to availability and change without notice. US citizens are require a NZETA visa to enter New Zealand. Please call for our current prices. CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531 | PC-1282498.

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