Kiwi Essence - Auckland, Rotorua & Queenstown

Kiwi Essence - Auckland, Rotorua & Queenstown

Embark on an adventurous journey with this curated holiday package for New Zealand’s incredible, beautiful cultural experiences from the vibrant cities of Auckland to the geothermal wonders of Rotorua, and adventure capital Queenstown offering scenic vistas and adrenaline experiences.

Kiwi Essence - Auckland, Rotorua & Queenstown

New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Rotorua > South Island > Queenstown & Wanaka 

12 Days, 9 Nights

Your journey begins with an easy round-trip flight from Los Angeles to Auckland, where you will be greeted with warm Kiwi hospitality. On arrival, indulge in the luxury of visiting the glamorous Voco Auckland, where a three-night break awaits in King Standard room.  Dive into the heart of Auckland, exploring landmarks such as the Sky Tower, the All Blacks Experience and stroll through many of the museums that offer a insight into the country’s history at your leisure.

Immerse yourself in New Zealand’s rich rugby heritage with a tour of the All-Black Experience, where interactive screenings and immersive experiences give you an insight into the nation’s favorite sport ho and then, marvel at the incredible glowworm grottoes deep underground with a Waitomo Cave tour from Auckland Embark on an unforgettable journey to Rotorua.

Immerse yourself in Maori culture and geothermal wonder with a two-night stay at Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua in Rotorua. Relax in the Superior King Room before embarking on the Te Po Combo experience, which combines a guided tour of the geothermal valley of Te Puia with a local evening filled with traditional performances followed by a sumptuous hangi feast.

As your Rotorua adventure draws to a close, enjoy a private transfer from your hotel to the airport, where you will board a flight to Queenstown and upon arrival check into the Heritage Hotel Queenstown, where a four-night retreat awaits in a deluxe room with a balcony.

Discover the best of Queenstown with a comprehensive Highlights Tour, taking in panoramic views from iconic vantage points and exploring the vibrant town center. Then, prepare for an awe-inspiring adventure with a Milford Sound Small Group Glass Roof Tour, where you’ll journey through the stunning landscapes of Fiordland National Park in a specially designed coach with panoramic glass roofs, enjoying a picnic lunch amidst nature’s splendors.

For the ultimate adrenaline rush, hold on tight for a thrilling Shotover Jetboat Ride through the narrow canyons of the Shotover River, experiencing heart-pounding spins and breathtaking scenery.


  • Auckland: City Tour, All Blacks
  • Waitomo Caves
  • Rotoura: Maori Guided Tour and Indigenous Evening Experience
  • Queenstown: City Tour, Milford Sound, Shotover Jetboat Ride


  • Round-trip airfare on Air New Zealand from Los Angeles to Auckland, returning from Queenstown
  • One-way flight from Rotorua to Queenstown
  • One-way private arrival transfer Auckland Airport/Hotel
  • 3-nights Auckland at Voco Auckland, King Standard Room
    • Auckland City Revealed Tour
    • All Blacks Experience
    • Auckland to Rotorua via Waitomo Caves Tour
  • 2-nights Rotorua at Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua, Superior King
    • Te Po Combo including guided tour and Indigenous evening experience.
  • One-way private departure transfer Rotorua Hotel/Airport
  • Round-trip private transfers Queenstown Airport/Hotel
  • 4-nights Queenstown at Heritage Hotel Queenstown, Deluxe Room with Balcony
    • Queenstown Highlights Tour
    • Milford Sound Small Group Glass Roof Tour with picnic lunch
    • Shotover Jetboat Ride
  • US/foreign taxes and fees including September 11 Security Fee


Based on Departures

Price per person from*

Based on Double Occupancy

May 1 - June 28, 2024 3549
June 29 - July 24, 2024 3989
July 25 - September 25, 2024 3699
September 26 - October 16, 2024 4179
October 17 - December 4, 2024 3899
December 5 - December 12, 2024 4249
December 13 - December 23, 2024 5049
December 24 - January 3, 2025 4249
January 4 - January 13, 2025 5199
January 14 - January 29, 2025 4249
January 30 - March 20, 2025 3899


*Rates are no valid over special events, including Christmas and New Years Eve

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Group Size

Independent Vacation


May 1 - June 28, 2024


From $3549 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on twin share. Single supplements apply. Advertised price valid for departures May 1 - May 31, 2024. Other date ranges available, however seasonal surcharges apply. A weekend surcharge of US$50 each way applies to travel Thu-Sat (US$100 roundtrip) for Transpacific flights. Black-out dates apply Queenstown: Dec 24-28; Dec 29-Jan 2; Jan 27-31 . Other dates may be unavailable due to special events. Airlines frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases.  Seats and rooms are limited and subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are current at time of posting (14/3/2024) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. Airfare is non-refundable once ticketed as per airfare rules. Travel Answers Group terms and conditions apply to change fees and cancellations. Packages must be booked by June 30, 2024. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices based on availability. An ETA Visa is required to enter or transit in New Zealand.CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531

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