NEW ZEALAND SOUTH ISLAND 6-DAY GLACIER TOUR PACKAGE   

ITINERARY

DAY 1 CHRISTCHURCH CITY + GREYMOUTH

 

Meet and greet by tour guide upon arrive Christchurch Airport. Known as the Garden City, Christchurch is located on the east coast of the South Island and is the second largest city in New Zealand. Visit the Canterbury Museum, Avon River, and the Bridge Of Remembrance.

Depart for Greymouth. Enjoy the sceneries of West Coast of the Southern Alps and Arthur's Pass National Park on road.

Stay overnight in Greymouth . (Chinese lunch and buffet dinner included) 

DAY 2 PANCAKE ROCKS + SHANTYTOWN HERITAGE PARK + FOX GLACIER + HAAST

 

Depart for the Pancake Rocks at Dolomite Point near Punakaiki, which are a heavily eroded limestone area where the sea bursts through several vertical blowholes. They are the most visited natural attraction on the West Coast with good reason.

Visit Shantytown Heritage Park and enjoy the fun of panning for your own gold.

Then depart for Fox Glacier. Enjoy a breathtaking glacier walk onto the world famous Fox Glacier, which is part of the Westland National Park, a world heritage area. You can head towards the Fox Glacier and exploring the dynamic icefalls.  A snow-landing above the glacier allows you to set foot on a largely inaccessible area and breathe in the pristine alpine air as the majesty of the landscape surrounds you.

Stay overnight at Haast. (Breakfast, buffet lunch and buffet dinner included) 

6

DAYS

$1388/$1338

Adult/Child

Tours Depart on Monday from Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane.

AUD$120 per person surchage applies to tours depart from Brisbane. 

Price includes: Air Tickets, accommodations, breakfasts, Lunches, dinners, admission fees, coach transport and Chinese tour guide.

 

Price excludes: Air fare taxes $260 per person, tour guide service fee NZD$6 per person per day, optional activities admissions, hotel single surcharge NZD$60 per person per night, and other hotels/air tickets surcharges.

Greymouth Hotel: Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth or similar 3 star hotel.

Haast Hotel: Heartland World Heritage Hotel or similar 3 star hotel.

Queenstown Hotel: Copthorne lakefront or similar 4 star hotel.

Te Anau Hotel: Kingsgate Te Anau or similar 3 star hotel.

Oamaru Hotel: Kingsgate Hotel Brydone Oamaru or similar 3 star hotel.

Extra NZD$80 per person per night for upgrading to 4 star hotel.

DAY 3 LAKE WANAKA + CROMWELL + KAWARAU BRIDGE BUNGY + QUEENSTOWN

 

Depart from Fox Glacier to Queenstown across West coast the most elegant route full of lake and Mountain View to at most attractive scenery of Lake Wanaka.

By way of Cromwell, the fruit bowl of New Zealand and Kawarau Bridge Bungy, world home of Bungy Jumping. Arrive late afternoon in Queenstown, the Adventure Capital of New Zealand.

Stay overnight in Queenstown. (Breakfast, Chinese lunch and Chinese dinner included) 

DAY 4 MILFORD SOUND + TE ANAU

 

Travel from Queenstown following the shoreline of Lake Wakatipu past the dramatic peaks of this mountain range, snow-capped in winter. Enjoy some of the most stunning scenery to be found anywhere in the world - towering snow-capped mountains, magnificent rainforests and spectacular waterfalls. Photograph stops along the way. Before descending into Milford Sound, travel through Homer Tunnel carved through the solid rock of a mountain.

Join your 1 hour 45 minute cruise taking you past Mitre Peak which rises from the ocean floor to its peak approximately 1.6 kilometres above sea level. View the spectacular Bowen waterfall cascading down its huge rock face. Look out for dolphins, seals and penguins that live in this wonderful location. Buffet lunch is included on the cruise.

Stay overnight in Te Anau. You could experience a mysterious underground world of rushing water before drifting in silent darkness beneath the luminous shimmer of thousands of glowworms in Te Anau.

Stay overnight in Te Anau. (Breakfast, buffet lunch and Chinese dinner included)

DAY 5 DUNEDIN + BALDWIN STREET + MOERAKI BOULDERS + OAMARU + BLUE PENGUINS COLONY

 

Depart for Dunedin. The streets hum vibrantly with colour and culture. Dunedin is set amidst a gorgeous landscape, edged by the sea. Setting Dunedin apart from other cities in New Zealand are some of the finest examples of Victorian and Edwardian architecture in the Southern Hemisphere.

Visit University of Otago, St Paul's Cathedral, the Dunedin Town Hall, Dunedin Railway Station and Baldwin Street, which recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the steepest street in the world.

Enjoy the sceneries of the Moeraki Boulders, which are unusually large and spherical boulders lying along a stretch of Koekohe Beach on the wave-cut Otago coast of New Zealand between Moeraki and Hampden on the road.

In the evening, visit the Blue Penguins Colony and join the penguin parade tour. You are seated in an outdoor viewing grandstand where you listen to a commentary about our blue penguins. The birds return home from their days fishing, make their way onto the beach, up a stony ramp, and cross into the Colony.

Stay overnight in Oamaru. (Breakfast, Chinese lunch and Traditional Maori Hangi buffet dinner included) 

DAY 6 OAMARU + CHRISTCHURCH

 

Travel up the east coast of the South Island which offers a unique combination of ocean and mountains to the “Garden City” Christchurch.

Transfer to the Airport and fly back home. (Breakfast and Chinese lunch included) 

ADDITIONAL ADMISSIONS

Glacier Helicopters snow landing 20 min (Adult NZD$230/Child NZD$161)

Glacier Helicopters snow landing 30 min (Adult NZD$300/Child NZD$210)

Nevis Bungy 134m (Adult NZD$260) Tekapo Springs (Adult NZD$22/Child NZD$13)

Te Anau Glowworm Caves (Adult NZD$75/Child NZD$22)

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