New Zealand Escorted Travel


Fully escorted 7 day NZ Panorama visits the city sights of Auckland, Rotorua, Queenstown with options to explore further.. From the sensational alpine landscape of Lake Tekapo and Mt. Cook National Park, to the extraordinary geysers of Rotorua and the dramatic underground caverns of the Waitomo Caves, there is no shortage of spectacular sights to take your breath away.


Day 1Welcome to Queenstown

Welcome to Queenstown, New Zealand. This evening, join your Travel Director for dinner at The Boatshed set in the historic New Zealand Railways Shipping Office built in 1936. With its spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range, it's the perfect venue for your exclusive Regional Dinner. Hotel: Millennium Hotel, Queenstown, 3 nights Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Day 2 Queenstown Get a feel for real country life this morning when we meet our host Laura for a Be my Guest Experience. Born and raised on a sheep and deer farm in the deep south of New Zealand, Laura will share her story of her life growing up in the country. Try your hand at sheep mustering, whip cracking as well as the chance to feed and pet the farm animals. You'll leave feeling more like a local than a visitor. Enjoy free time this afternoon. An Optional Experience could see you taking a jet boat ride down the Shotover River, a minibus excursion through Skipper's Canyon or tempting your taste buds on a wine tour. Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Queenstown 'Day at Leisure' While Queenstown wears its Global Adventure badge proudly, it’s also the perfect place to relax and explore. The town boasts great shopping with luxury brands, iconic New Zealand design stores and boutique fashion. If bungy jumping or tree-to-tree ziplining aren't your cup of tea, consider an Optional Experience to spectacular Milford Sound, travel to the UNESCO World Heritage Fiordland National Park. Experience magnificent scenery and many photo opportunities afforded by the Mirror Lakes, Knobs Flat, Hollyford Valley lookout (Pop’s view), Cleddau Valley and the Chasm, drive through the hand-hewn Homer Tunnel towards the iconic Mitre Peak and the Bowen Falls before reaching Milford Sound for your cruise. Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 Queenstown – Auckland Today we depart the adventure capital of New Zealand Queenstown and head north to the City of Sails, Auckland. Tonight, why not dine at one of the many eateries on Federal Street, a hotspot for food lovers right on your doorstep. With an impressive accolade of awards between them, there is something to suit every taste at Federal Street. Hotel: The Grand by SkyCity, Auckland Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 Auckland – Rotorua Today we journey south through the King Country region which was at the centre of the New Zealand Wars in the 1860’s. Join our 'Local Specialist' in a starry wonderland - a cavernous galaxy of twinkling bright green and blue glow-worms that light up the Ruakuri Caves, Waitomo. This evening, we join our hosts at the Mitai Maori Village for an authentic introduction to Maori culture, experience a delicious Hangi feast and cultural performance. Hotel: Millennium Hotel, Rotorua, 2 nights Included Meals: Breakfast and highlight dinner

Day 6 Rotorua Visit Rainbow Springs Nature Park for a guided tour of the National Kiwi Hatchery Aotearoa, the national leader in kiwi husbandry. Learn about the work being done to save New Zealand’s national bird, see kiwi eggs being incubated, the hatching process and newly hatched kiwi chicks. Continue to the Living Maori Village Whakarewarewa and gain in-depth insights into the lives of the Māori people and the special bond they share with this ancient land. See New Zealand's biggest geyser, bubbling mud pools and thermal springs. Later we'll join our Travel Director and new-found friends for a Farewell Dinner at Terrace Kitchen on the Lakefront. Included Meals: Breakfast and farewell dinner

Day 7 Farewell from Rotorua Bid farewell to your epic Antipodean adventure as you are transferred to Auckland Airport for your onward flight. Included Meals: Breakfast

  •  Quality accommodation
  •  Travel by luxury coach
  •  Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  •  Airport transfers (see flight information below)

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