The Long White Cloud

The Long White Cloud

Embark on an enchanting expedition through the North and South Islands that provides the perfect balance of relaxation and adventure. Explore extraordinary landscapes and the age-old legends of the Māori as you encounter exhilarating New Zealand as few have seen it before..

The Long White Cloud

New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Rotorua > Hawke's Bay > Wellington & Martinborough > South Island > Christchurch & Canterbury > Glaciers & West Coast > Queenstown & Wanaka > Dunedin 

19 Days, 18 Nights

To discover magnificent New Zealand is to discover the unspoiled. Step into this world and be awed by volcanic fields, crystal-clear fiordlands and pristine lakes. From the Māori heritage of the north to the Sounds of the south, expect to explore further, to discover untamed regional landscapes, thundering waterfalls, and soaring Redwood forest.

Be awed as you traverse New Zealand’s North and South Islands, from the hot pools of Franz Josef, an exclusive TreadRight experience in Rotorua, to the brave depths of Queenstown, the adventure capital. Explore extraordinary landscapes and ancient heritage as you encounter exhilarating New Zealand as few have seen it before.

Highlights

  • Stay 2 nights in the majestic Milford Sound at the secluded bespoke Milford Sound Lodge
  • Explore a section of the world-famous Milford Track, New Zealand’s most famous and most loved walking trail
  • Explore the ‘eight natural wonder of the world’
  • Discover the world’s youngest geothermal valley and a truly unique environment.  Immerse yourself into the sights, smells, sounds and stories of the Waimangu Volcanic Valley. 
  • Traverse the Canterbury Plains onboard the TranzAlpine, one of the great train journeys of New Zealand
  • Explore extraordinary landscapes and ancient heritage, as you encounter exhilarating New Zealand as few have seen it beforeFrom the still waters of the Milford Sound and snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps to the rolling hills of Central Otago, delve into the beauty of landscapes that have remained unchanged for the millennia
  • Indulge in the seasonal fresh produce of the Hawkes Bay, with a delectable dinner at Craggy Range Winery.  Many of the herbs, fruits and vegetables are grown in the extensive kitchen garden.

  • Sample some of New Zealand’s best craft beer at Emerson’s Brewery in Dunedin

  • Explore a section of the world-famous Milford Track with a ½ day guided walk.  Your passionate local nature guide will enrich your time spent on the trail and share the rich history and stories and why the flora and fauna are so unique and special 

  • Escape the crowds and explore the Footwhistle Glow-worm Caves on an intimate small group cave experience 

  • Journey down the Haast River in a fully enclosed jet boat, explore the remarkable glacial valley where temperate rainforest thrives 

  • Sit back and relax as you explore the Art Deco capital of New Zealand with your guide in a Vintage Car 

  • Take in the spectacular views of the South Island’s Southern Alps and the vast Canterbury Plains as your journey to Arthurs Pass on the TranzAlpine.  One of the great train journeys of New Zealand.

Inclusions

  • 18 nights' accommodation
  • Touring as specified
  • Travel by luxury small group vehicle with average 12-20 guests
  • Specialist team of two highly experienced Journey Director and Driver Guide
  • Private arrival and departure transfers
  • 18 Full Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 12 Dinners and Welcome Drinks

Group Size

12-20

Dates

2022: Oct 10; Nov 7
2023: Jan 2, 9, 30; Feb 6; Mar 6

Price

From $10830 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

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*Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplements apply. Black-out dates may apply. Pricing is subject to availability and all prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Prices are current at time of posting (11/30/2021 and may differ when you book your travel. Please call for our current pricing and itinerary details. NZETA Visa is required to travel to New Zealand. CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531 | PC-1282498.

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