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    14-Day Tour | Auckland to Queenstown | Best of New Zealand | Offer expires April 26, 2021

    Save 5% on Select 2021 South Pacific Vacations

    Price: $6,453 CAD per person

    (based on land only, double occupancy, on the September 10, 2021 departure date, and includes all taxes & fees and the Globus 5% discount)

    Tour departure: September 10, 2021


    Photo: Map of Best of New Zealand Itinerary 

    Inclusions:

    VIP Access

    • Skip the lines and get special treatment at the must-see attractions.

    Perfect Hotels

    • We’ve done the work to find just the right hotels in just the right locations.

    Tour Directors

    • Take your heads out of the guidebook and let expert guides make every destination fascinating.

    Transportation

    • Leave the navigating to us – and just sit back and enjoy the ride.

    Meals

    • American breakfast daily, 2-lunches, 6-dinners

    Best of New Zealand Itinerary:

    Day 1: Auckland

    Welcome to Aotearoa (the Máori word for ‘land of the long white cloud’)! Hotel check-in available upon arrival. A pre-night is not required for early check-in. Schedule flights to arrive by 4:30 pm in time for a welcome meeting and dinner.

    Dinner

    Day 2: Auckland - Bay of Islands

    AUCKLAND Guided sightseeing includes Queen Street, Auckland Domain (Auckland’s oldest park), and historic Parnell Village. Drive to Bay of Islands.

    BAY OF ISLANDS Visit Waitangi Treaty House to discover the history of New Zealand. Free time this evening.

    Breakfast / Dinner

    Day 3: Bay of Islands

    Scenic cruise includes the Hole in the Rock with the chance to view dolphins and other marine wildlife. Free time this afternoon and evening.

    Breakfast

    Day 4: Bay of Islands - Rotorua

    BAY OF ISLANDS Scenic drive to Rotorua.

    ROTORUA In the evening, enjoy a traditional Hangi dinner (roasted meats and vegetables cooked underground with hot stones), followed by an authentic Máori (indigenous Polynesian people) cultural performance with singing, dancing, and storytelling.

    ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Rotorua with a visit to an authentic Máori (indigenous Polynesian people) village, including a cultural performance, traditional Hangi dinner (roasted meats and vegetables cooked underground with hot stones), and chance to learn the Haka (traditional Máori war dance). This and many more options throughout your tour are available with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

    Breakfast / Dinner

    Day 5: Rotorua

    Guided sightseeing includes a visit to Rainbow Springs Nature Park to see native bush and wildlife including the shy Kiwi bird and Te Puia, home to New Zealand’s largest geyser, boiling mud pools, and silica terraces. Free time this afternoon before dinner at a local family’s home.

    Breakfast / Dinner

    Day 6: Rotorua - Marton - Wellington

    Scenic drive through farmlands and past Lake Taupo en route to Marton.

    MARTON Visit to a  local farm includes a visit with the farm’s owners and a barbecue lunch before driving to Wellington.

    WELLINGTON Free time this evening.

    Breakfast / Lunch

    Day 7: Wellington

    Sightseeing tour includes a scenic cable-car ride, the botanic gardens, the famous Beehive and Parliament buildings, and 360-degree views from Mount Victoria. Visit Te Papa Museum of New Zealand. Free time the remainder of the day.

    Breakfast

    Photo: View from Wellington cable car

    Day 8: Wellington - Christchurch

    Fly to Christchurch.

    Guide sightseeing includes famous landmarks and the city’s spectacular gardens. Free time this evening.

    Breakfast

    Day 9: Christchurch - Tranzalpine Train - Arthur's Pass-Franz Josef

    Scenic TranzAlpine train trip through Canterbury Plains, the Waimakariri River, and the Southern Alps en route to Arthur’s Pass. Continue with a scenic drive to Franz Josef.

    FRANZ JOSEF Free time this evening.

    Breakfast / Dinner

    Day 10: Franz Josef

    FRANZ JOSEF (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) Walking tour in Glacier Valley along the Waiho River bed with a Local Guide. A short climb rewards you with spectacular views of the glacier. Free time this afternoon and evening.

    Breakfast

    Day 11: Franz Josef - Queenstown

    FRANZ JOSEF Scenic drive along the coast of the Tasman Sea and across Haast Pass en route to Queenstown.

    QUEENSTOWN Guided tour and  tasting at a local winery. Free time this evening.

    Breakfast

    Day 12: Queenstown - Excursion to Milford Sound

    Full-day sightseeing in Fiordland National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) includes a scenic cruise in Milford Sound with the chance to see marine wildlife, waterfalls, glaciers, and rainforests. Late evening return to Queenstown. Please note that the excursion to Milford Sound may happen on Day 13 depending on weather and road conditions today.

    Breakfast / Lunch

    Day 13: Queenstown

    Free day followed by a special farewell dinner.

    ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Queenstown with an independent bicycle trip along country roads, through farmlands, and amid some of New Zealand’s most gorgeous scenery. This and many more options throughout your tour are available with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

    Breakfast / Dinner

    Day 14: Queenstown

    Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

    Photo: Auckland city skyline

    Don't miss out on this New Zealand adventure. Offer expires April 26, 2021!

    Terms And Conditions

    *Book and deposit a 2021 Globus Asia, Africa and South Pacific vacation (Excluding Escapes by Globus) to save 5% per person on the land-only portion of the core tour not including extra night accommodations, intra-vacation air, extensions, taxes/fees tips or supplements. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between August 11, 2020 and April 26, 2021 for travel in 2021. Offer is combinable only with the Welcome Back Credit and any applicable air credits. Offer reliant on space availability. Applies to new bookings only. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details or contact your travel advisor. May be withdrawn at any time.

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