Kiwi Kaleidoscope

Kiwi Kaleidoscope

Enjoy our carefully crafted 14-night vacation package on an exciting journey through New Zealand’s stunning landscapes and vibrant cities. From Queenstown landmarks to Auckland’s cultural riches, every season promises excitement and discovery.

Kiwi Kaleidoscope

New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Rotorua > Taupo > Wellington & Martinborough > South Island > Christchurch & Canterbury > Glaciers & West Coast > Queenstown & Wanaka 

17 Days, 14 Nights

Your journey begins with an Air New Zealand from Los Angeles to Queenstown via Auckland. Upon arrival at Queenstown Airport, enjoy a private transfer to Millennium Queenstown, where a Superior Rooms awaits for two nights. Head into the Best of Queenstown Experience, exploring the city’s highlights, before heading out on an exhilarating Kjet Jetboat Ride on Lake Wakatipu.

Afterwards, soak in the breathtaking beauty of Milford Sound with an overnight excursion that includes a transfer from Queenstown with meals included. Return to Queenstown for another night’s rest at Millennium Queenstown before embarking on a three-day self-drive tour to explore the wonders of Wanaka and beyond.

Enjoy the tranquility of Lime Tree Lodge’s Linden Suite for a night in Wanaka, where Lake Cruises and Island Nature Walks await. Then, travel to Franz Joseph for a night in the Coach House Suite at Westwood Lodge and experience the awesome Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight.

Take the spectacular TranzAlpine train from Greymouth to Christchurch, where a private transfer is waiting to take you to Sudima Christchurch for the night. Board the Coastal Pacific Railway from Christchurch to Picton, followed by a scenic InterIslander Ferry journey to Wellington, complete with dining and private access to the Copthorne Hotel Oriental Bay for a two-night Superior Harbor View suite.

In Wellington, delve into the creative marvels of the Weta Workshop Experience and discover the fascinating exhibits at Te Papa Museum. Collect another vehicle for seven days, venture to Tongariro for a night at Tongariro Lodge, including a sunset guided walk, followed by a night in Taupo at the Millennium Hotel & Resort Taupo Manuels’ Superior Lakeview Room, where a Scenic Sunset Cruise to Maori Rock Carvings awaits.

Explore the wonders of Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park before journeying to Rotorua for a night at the Regent of Rotorua, featuring a Superior Room and the immersive Te Po Indigenous Evening Experience. Experience the enchantment of Waitomo Glowworm and Ruakuri Cave before concluding your journey in Auckland with a two-night stay at the Grand Millennium Auckland, complete with a Waiheke Explorer Hop on Hop off adventure and a visit to the All Blacks Experience.

With the perfect blend of adventure, relaxation and cultural immersion, this 14-night holiday promises to be an unforgettable exploration of New Zealand’s diverse landscapes and rich heritage.

Highlights

  • Queenstown: Jetboat Ride, City Tour
  • Milford Sound Overnight Cruise
  • Wanaka: Lake Cruise & Nature Walk
  • Franz Josef: Twin Glacier Helicopter Experience
  • TranzAlpine and Coastal Pacific Rail Journeys
  • Wellington: Te Papa Museum, Weta Workshop
  • Tongariro: Sunset Guided Walk
  • Taupo: Maori Rock Carvings Sunset Cruise
  • Orakei Koroko Cave and Thermal Park
  • Rotorua: Evening Indigenous Performance and Meal
  • Auckland: Waiheke Explorer and All Blacks Experience

Inclusions

  • Round-trip airfare on Air New Zealand from Los Angeles to Queenstown, returning from Auckland
  • One-way private arrival transfer Queenstown Airport/Hotel
  • 2-nights Queenstown, Millennium Queenstown, Superior Room
    • Best of Queenstown Experience
    • Kjet Jetboat Ride
  • Overnight Milford Sound Cruise including transfers from Queenstown and meals
  • 1-night Queenstown, Millennium Queenstown, Superior Room
  • 3-days Full Size Car Hire (Group F) including unlimited mileage
  • 1-night Wanaka, Lime Tree Lodge, Linden Suite
    • Lake Cruise and Island Nature Walk
  • 1 night Franz Josef, Westwood Lodge, Coach House Suite
    • Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight
  • TranzAlpine Rail from Greymouth to Christchurch
  • Round-trip private transfer Christchurch Rail Station/Hotel
  • 1-night Christchurch, Sudima Christchurch City, Luxe King
  • Coastal Pacific Rail from Christchurch to Picton
  • InterIslander Ferry from Picton to Wellington including Lounge Access
  • One-way private arrival transfer Wellington Ferry Terminal to Hotel
  • 2-nights Wellington, Copthorne Hotel Oriental Bay, Superior Harbour View Room
    • Weta Workshop Experience including transfers
    • Te Papa Highlights
  • 7-days Full Size Car Hire (Group F) including unlimited mileage
  • 1-night Tongariro, Tongariro Lodge including dinner
    • Sunset Guided Walk
  • 1-night Taupo, Millennium Hotel & Resort Taupo Manuels, Superior Lakeview Room
    • Scenic Sunset Cruise to Maori Rock Carvings
    • Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park Walk
  • 1-night Rotorua, Regent of Rotorua, Superior Room
    • Te Po Indigenous Evening Experience
    • Admission to Waitomo Glowworm and Ruakuri Cave
  • 2-nights Auckland, Grand Millennium Auckland, Superior Room
    • Waiheke Explorer Hop on Hop off including ferry transfers
    • All Blacks Experience
  • Breakfast daily
  • US/foreign taxes and fees including September 11 Security Fee

 

Based on Departures

Price per person from*

Based on Double Occupancy

October 1 - October 16, 2024 8199
October 17 - December 4, 2024 7789
December 5 - December 12, 2024 8299
December 13 - December 23, 2024 8629
December 24 - January 3, 2025 8199
January 4 - January 13, 2025 8579
January 14 - January 29, 2025 8199
January 30 - March 15, 2025 7799

 

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Group Size

Independent Vacation

Dates

October 17 - December 4, 2024

Price

From $7789 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 October 17 - December 4, 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 26-Jan 2. Other blackout dates may apply. 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 May 31, 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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