9/11D Let’s Go New Zealand South Island / North Island

LGE Travel

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LGE Travel
People's Park Centre, 101 Upper Cross Street, B1-01A Singapore, Singapore 058357

SGD 3,599

9days

Group Tours

Availability: 01 Feb 2023 to 30 Jun 2023

HIGHLIGHTS

• Christchurch – Covering Cardboard Cathedral, Hagley Park, Canterbury Museum The Arts Centre, Avon River, Victoria Square and Botanical Gardens

• Ride on spectacular alpine scenery of the snow-capped mountains, gorges and river valleys as we journey through Arthur Pass across to Hokitika

• Visit a glass-blowing and greenstone factory

• West Coast – Westland National Park, Franz Josef and Fox glaciers

• Queenstown – Arrowtown, Kawarau Bridge Bungy lookout, fruit orchard in Cromwell, Kawarau River, TSS Earnslaw vintage steamship, Walter Peak High Country Farm, Milford Day trip with Scenic Cruises by coach or by flying(optional), Mt. Cook National Park

• Lake Tekapo – Tekapo Springs, Church of the Good Shepherd

• Willowby – Farmers Corner, Alpaca Farm

• Rotorua – Lake Rotorua, Government Gardens, Redwood Forest, Te Puia

• Cooked hangi feast dinner from earthen ovens and relish in a Maori concert

• Matamata – HobbitonTM Movie Set

• Auckland – Auckland city tour

ITINERARY

Day 01 Singapore > Christchurch

Meals on Board

• Your vacation begins with a pleasant flight to Christchurch, the garden city of New Zealand.


Day 02 Christchurch

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Dinner

• Upon arrival of Garden City – Christchurch, we will let you indulge in some of the city’s popular art, history and cultural hotshots which covering Cardboard Cathedral, Hagley Park, Canterbury Museum The Arts Centre, Avon River, Victoria Square and Botanical Gardens.

• You also can choose to jump on the Heritage Tram, punting on the Avon River, sample the local produces at Riverside Market, exploring boutique shops in the Heart of the city along Cashel, High, Colombo Streets at your own costs.


Day 03 Christchurch – Fox Glacier/Franz Josef Glacier

Breakfast | Dinner

• Today, enjoy the ride on spectacular alpine scenery of the snow-capped mountains, gorges and river valleys as we journey through Arthur Pass, New Zealand’s highest alpine pass, across to Hokitika, with its frontier town feel.

• Visit a glass-blowing & greenstone factory and marvel at the creations of skilful glassblowers and the manufacturing & carving of jade from the West Coast of New Zealand.

• Relax amidst waterfalls and river scenery as you arrive in Westland National Park with its glistening white glaciers.

• The Franz Josef and Fox glaciers are relics of the last ice age. Each is easy walk from the road, making them some of the most accessible glaciers in the world.

• You can either join the guided glacier walking tours or take the helicopters or scenic flights with snow landing to view the vistas of Mt Cook and southern Alps (own expenses)


Day 04 Fox Glacier/West Coast – Wanaka – Queenstown

Breakfast | Dinner

• Travel through Haast Pass towards Queenstown. Formed by massive glaciers over 10,000 years ago, Lakes Wanaka and Hawea lay side by side, presenting an incomparable alpine panorama.

• Arrowtown is surrounded by The Remarkable Mountain range, making it a perfect stop to enjoy the view and explore this beautiful town visit the world’s first-ever bungy jumping at the Kawarau Bridge Bungy lookout.

• Stop over at a fruit orchard in Cromwell to shop for local fruits.

• Next, stop along the banks of Kawarau River, where you may go for an optional jetboating adventure at your (own expenses).

• Continue to Queenstown, a town nestled by Lake Wakatipu.

(Note : Depending on circumstances, overnight accommodation may be outside of Queenstown)


Day 05 Queenstown

Breakfast | BBQ Buffet Lunch

• Take in magnificent scenery cruising on the beautiful Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw vintage steamship. View the engine room, historic displays and others.

• Before arriving at Walter Peak High Country Farm for a walking tour of the farmyard, feed the sheep, watch sheep dogs in action.

• Classic Kiwi Farm Style BBQ Buffet will be served at the Homestead Restaurant.

• Thereafter, spend the rest of the day free and easy in Exploring Queenstown

Note : During the annual maintenance period from 25 May to 10 July, TSS Earnslaw transfers to/ from Walter Peak Farm will be replaced by launch.


Day 06 Queenstown – Free Day

• Queenstown – New Zealand adventure capital is a place for non-stop action.

• You can take the chance to venture and get the thrills for taking up the optional tours at your own expense likes, Milford Day trip with Scenic Cruises by coach or by flying.

• You may also want to settle with more relax and slow pace activities like wandering in the town to shop for local souvenirs or relax at the local bars or cafes for a sip of coffee or wine or queue up for the world famous Fergburger.


Day 07 Queenstown – Arrowtown – Mount Cook National Park – Lake Tekapo

Breakfast | Dinner

• Arrowtown – Surrounded by The Remarkables mountain range, making it a perfect stop to enjoy the view and explore this beautiful town.

• Proceed to Mt Cook National Park region.

• En route, stop by Mt Cook Lookout at Lake Pukaiki, where Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest mountain, stands. If weather permits, take an optional helicopter ride up to Tasman Glacier at your own expense.

• Thereafter, enjoy a relaxing soak at Tekapo Springs, surrounded by mountains and the breathtaking Lake Tekapo.

Note : Depending on circumstances, overnight accommodation may be outside of Lake Tekapo region.


Day 08 Lake Tekapo – Christchurch

Breakfast | Dinner

• After breakfast, visit Church of the Good Shepherd by the edge of the lovely Lake Tekapo and enjoy a scenic drive through Mackenzie Country and Burke’s Pass.

• Stop at Farmers Corner, where you can shop for New Zealand premium products and souvenirs.

• You will also visit Alpaca Farm, located at Farmers Corner, to interact with cute alpacas before heading back to Christchurch.


Day 09 (For Groups Joining 9 Days Tour)Christchurch > Singapore

Breakfast | Meals on Board

• You are free at leisure till our departure transfer to the airport for flight home, with fond memories of your vacation with LGE Travel!


Day 09 (For Groups Joining 11 Days Tour)Christchurch > Rotorua

Breakfast | Hangi Dinner

• Today, we will take a domestic flight to the thermal wonderland of Rotorua in the North Island.

• Upon arrival, City sights in Rotorua which includes Lake Rotorua, Government Gardens, Redwood Forest etc.

• Make a visit to Te Puia to explore a 60- hectare landscape of uncovered natural bush, geysers and mud pools with a remarkable walk along the Te Whakarewarewa geyser terrace. Here is also home to the Pōhutu geyser – the largest geyser in the Southern Hemisphere.

• If time permits, tonight you may like to enjoy a relaxing hot mineral bath at the Polynesian Spa at your (own expenses).

• To top off this evening’s experience, enjoy a traditionally cooked hangi feast dinner from earthen ovens and relish in a Maori concert with lively songs and performances.


Day 10 Rotorua – Auckland

• After breakfast, Coach departs for Matamata and begin our journey to real Middle-earth at the Hobbiton Movie Set, where, in the heart of the Waikato region, you can step into the lush pastures of the ShireTM, as seen in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.

• Thereafter, continue the journey to the largest city in New Zealand, Auckland.

• Commence on an Auckland city tour covering the shopping street – Queen Street, DFS shop at old Customs House, Auckland Harbour Bridge and the Victorian buildings at Parnell Village and Rose Gardens.


Day 11 Auckland > Singapore

Breakfast | Meals on Board

• After breakfast, free at your own leisure till departure transfer for your flight back home. We hope you have had enjoyable and fond memories of your vacation with LGE Travel.

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