17 Day Kia Ora New Zealand

12/06/2019 through 12/27/2020
10/26/2019 through 12/26/2020

17 Day Kia Ora New Zealand

This epic New Zealand holiday spans both islands of this small, proud nation, revealing majestic snow-capped mountains, rugged coastlines, ice-blue lakes and sweeping rural vistas. Stories of the history and traditions of Maori culture emerge as you travel from the stunning Bay of Islands in the north, to the vibrant, multicultural city of Queenstown and breathtaking Milford Sound in the spectacular south.

  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)
  • Travel2 After Hours Emergency Travel Assistance


Tour Highlights

  • Cruise in the stunning Bay of Islands and through ‘Hole in the Rock’
  • Cruise through Waitomo’s famous Glowworm Grotto
  • Feast on a Maori Hangi at a unique dinner experience with the Tamaki family
  • Discover the arts and traditions of New Zealand’s Maori culture
  • Explore New Zealand’s capital Wellington
  • Visit Te Papa Museum of New Zealand
  • Set sail on Queen Charlotte Sound
  • See spectacular Lake Tekapo and Lake Te Anau
  • Cruise on breathtaking Milford Sound
  • Let loose in the 'adventure capital', Queenstown
  • Sail across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak for a unique Highlight Dinner
  • See awe-inspiring Franz Josef Glacier
  • Visit a green stone factory and watch the jade artists at work
  • Tour through Christchurch to witness the incredible rebuild of the city



Flight Information

Flights are not included in the tour price; please call our team for the current flight prices. Any flights referred to in the itinerary are an additional expense; these are the suggested group flights:

  • Day 1 – flights to arrive prior to 4pm into Auckland
  • Day 17 – flights to depart anytime from Christchurch


Departure Dates


DEC: 7, 21


JAN: 4, 11, 18, 25
FEB: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
MAR: 7, 14, 21, 28
APR: 18, 25
MAY: 30
JUN: 27
JUL: 25
AUG: 8, 22
SEP: 5, 12, 26
OCT: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
NOV: 7, 14, 28
DEC: 5, 12, 19, 26

Itinerary also operates in reverse (Code: LCBA) from Christchurch to Auckland. Please ask for departure dates & details.


Day 1 Auckland
Day 2 Bay of Islands
Day 3 Bay of Islands
Day 4 Auckland
Day 5 Rotorua
Day 6 Rotorua
Day 7 Wellington
Day 8 Picton
Day 9 Christchurch
Day 10 Omarama
Day 11 Dunedin
Day 12 Te Anau
Day 13 Queenstown
Day 14 Queenstown
Day 15 Franz Josef Glacier
Day 16 Christchurch
Day 17 Christchurch

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