Day 1: Monday 21 March 2016 Queenstown to Te Anau
Arrive Queenstown NZ864 at 2.45 PM
Tour> You will be met on arrival by a Representative from Limousine Services Queenstown.
Queenstown, Phone: +64 3 442 7377
For thirty years, Limousine Services Queenstown has provided its guests with unique travel experiences. With a
focus on sightseeing and indulgence in equal parts, we provide our guests with unforgettable memories. At
Limousine Services Queenstown, we’ve built a reputation for being much more than chauffeurs. Our driver-guides
are local experts, local legends and driven by an infectious passion for this place we call home. Your coach has
Individual leather seats, large windows and air-conditioning.
Tour> Today travel from Queenstown to Te Anau.
Accommodation: Distinction Luxmore Hotel
41 Town Centre
Te Anau, Phone: +64 3 249 7526
Room Type: 1X Superior Room Triple (nb. 3x single beds requested)
2X Superior Room Double & 1X Superior Room Twin
IN: 21 Mar OUT: 22 Mar 1 Night.
Situated on the main street in the middle of the town and surrounded by all local services, attractions and tour
departures. The Distinction Luxmore Hotel is just a short 200 metre stroll from the shores of Lake Te Anau and within
walking distance you’ll find a well equipped shopping centre.
Day 2: Tuesday 22 March 2016 Te Anau – Milford Sound – Queenstown
Tour:> Full day Milford Sound and then on to Queenstown.
0645 Depart Te Anau
0845 Check-in Southern Discoveries
0900-1045 Milford Sound Scenic Cruise & Milford Deep Underwater Observatory
includes a Cooked Breakfast
Southern Discoveries – Milford Sound
Milford Sound Wharf
Phone: +64 3 441 1137
Milford Sound Red Boat Cruises depart daily from the Milford Wharf Visitor Centre. Your cruise will travel down the
south side of the Fiord, out to the Tasman Sea and return up the north side, stopping off at all points of interest along
the way. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery with a full commentary on the natural history of the Sound. There’s also a
wide selection of fine food available on board: from snacks to full international buffet, and an ever ready bar service.
1 Hour 45 Minutes
Tour:> Depart Milford Sound approximately 11.30 AM to arrive Queenstown late afternoon.
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown
32 Frankton Rd
Queenstown, Phone: +64 3 441 8888
Room Type: 1x Superior Room Twin & 2x Superior Room Double
1x Superior Room Triple (nb. Double/double bedding only)
IN: 22 Mar OUT: 23 Mar 1 Night.
Millennium Queenstown is located in the heart of Queenstown within minutes of the central shopping and
entertainment area. Anticipate the excellence and enjoy world class accommodation, dining and service
characterised by warmth and personal attention. The hotel is also only 20 minutes drive from the nearest skifield.
Day 3: Wednesday 23 March 2016 Queenstown to Christchurch via Lake
Tour:> Queenstown to Christchurch stopping Lake Tekapo
0900 Depart Queenstown
Accommodation: Ibis Christchurch
107 Hereford Street
Christchurch, Phone: +64 3 367 8666
Room Type: 1xStandard Room Twin 2x Standard Room Double
1x Standard Room Triple (nb. Double/double bedding only)
IN: 23 Mar OUT: 24 Mar 1 Night.
Superbly situated in the heart of this historic garden city, Ibis Christchurch is located behind Cathedral Square, one of
the most recognised and visited tourist attractions in picturesque Christchurch.
Day 4: Thursday 24 March 2016 Christchurch – Kaikoura – Blenheim
Tour:> Christchurch to Blenheim stopping Kaikoura
0930-1000 Depart Christchurch
1215 Check-in at Whale Watch Kaikoura Ltd
1245-1615 Whale Watch
The Whaleway Station
Whaleway Station Road
Kaikoura, Phone: +64 0800 655 121
Nb*please reconfirm this tour the night prior to check weather conditions for the following day.
Not only can we introduce you to the magnificent Sperm Whale, but also to migratory Humpback Whales (June &
July), Orca (summer months), New Zealand’s own tiny Hectors dolphin, the high spirited displays of the Dusky
dolphins, New Zealand Fur seals and the Royal Albatross.
Your safety and comfort are our priority as you travel with us in our fully equipped vessels. Life jackets are to be worn
where required. Please allow 3.5 hours for the trip with 2-2.5 hours spent on the water.
Please note that occasionally this tour has to be cancelled because of weather conditions. Passenger safety is
paramount above all else. Please check with the supplier prior to travelling to Kaikoura, that weather conditions are
appropriate. HANDY HINT: If you are concerned about becoming seasick, we recommend a visit to the local
Kaikoura chemist to buy a “Kaikoura Cracker”.
1645 Depart Kaikoura to arrive Blenheim approx. 1830.
Accommodation: Vintners Retreat Resort Marlborough
55 Rapaura Road
Blenheim, Phone: +64 3 572 7420
Room Type: 1x Three Bedroom 1-6 People
1x Two Bedroom/Two Bathroom 3-4 people – The Manor
IN: 24 Mar OUT: 25 Mar 1 Night.
Decadent accommodation, views to die for, perfectly placed on Rapaura’s golden mile of vineyards. Vintners Retreat
Resort Accommodation among the vines invite you to relax and enjoy!
The Villas are located at 55 Rapaura Road. Situated in the grounds of our park-like retreat, with stunning views of
the Richmond Range, our villa accommodation offers a range of two and three bedroom options. Absolute luxury
created with spacious and stylish living areas and self-contained kitchens.
Driving from Christchurch/Kaikoura
Blenheim is approximately 4hours drive from Christchurch and 1hour 30 minutes drive from Kaikoura.
If driving from Christchurch/Kaikoura drive down Main street until you come to the first roundabout (with a railway
lines running through the middle). Turn right at this roundabout. Then turn left at the Nelson Street Roundabout. This
is the third roundabout you come to. Drive straight through the next roundabout and keep heading straight. This will
take you out of Blenheim towards the Airport. This is State highway 6, the main road to Nelson. Keep driving to the
next Town, called Renwick. Go through Renwick and head approx 1-2km north on State Highway 6. You will see a
road called Rapaura Road on the right. Turn right onto this road. Our Villas are located on the left hand side of the
road about 500m from the corner. Our Suites and Restaurant are located on the right hand side approximately 1500
metres from the corner. 190 Rapaura Road is opposite The Mud House Village.
If you go over the Wairau Bridge then you have gone too far.
Day 5: Friday 25 March 2016 Blenheim – Picton – Wellington
Tour:> Transfer to Picton for morning cruise. Recollect and transfer to Blenheim Airport.
0800 Depart Blenheim
0845 Check-in Beachcomber Fun Cruises
0900-1200 Ship Cove Morning Cruise
Beachcomber Fun Cruises
Corner of Wellington Street and London Quay
Picton, Phone: +64 3 573 6175
Join the ones that know, jump aboard Beachcombers, 14 meter, 90 passenger catamaran ‘Tiri Cat’ for your Queen
Charlotte experience. Cruise to historical Ship Cove, observing the many varieties of seabirds and wildlife along the
way. On arrival at Ship Cove you will have the opportunity to go ashore for 15 minutes where you will step back in
time and enjoy the tranquility of this bay.
Take your chance to dabble in the creek where Captain Cook made home brew for his crew and share the beach
with the resident wildlife. Also a great opportunity to have your photo taken beside the Captain Cook monument
commemorating his five visits to this area. On rejoining your cruise vessel you will visit Resolution Bay to feed the pet
fish, then Endeavour Inlet to view Furneaux Lodge and Punga Cove Resorts before returning back to Picton.
Tour highlights ( Allow approximately 3 hrs)
15 minutes ashore at Ship Cove. Feeding the pet fish in Resolution Bay. Viewing the resident wildlife and Marine
Mammals such as New Zealand Fur Seals and visiting Dolphins. View a New Zealand King Salmon farm.
Learn the history of the Queen Charlotte Sound from your friendly skipper.
Sit back and relax with complimentary tea & coffee.
1315 Depart Picton for Blenheim Airport
2.15 PM Check-in Required
3.15 PM Depart Blenheim Airport on Air New Zealand flight 8040
3.40 PM Arrive Wellington Domestic
Tour> You will be met on arrival by Michelle Zhao who will be your driver/guide on the North Island.
Crown Chauffeur Car Services in conjunction with Freedom Travel
Wellington, Phone: +64 4 423 26038
Michelle Mobile:- +64 216 49880
Tour> travel from Wellington to Waikanae
Waikanae Beach Motel: 95 Te Moana Rd, Waikanae. (0800 486 533) +64 4 293 6199.
Day 6: Saturday 26 March 2016 at Waikanae
Tour:> use of coach & driver local sightseeing.
Day 7: Sunday 27 March 2016 Waikanae to Rotorua
Tour:>Waikanae to Rotorua visit Huka falls & other points of interest along the way.
Departure time – please liaise with your Driver for this day.
Accommodation: Distinction Rotorua
390 Fenton Street
Rotorua, Phone: +64 7 349 5200
Room Type: 2x Superior Room Double & 1x Superior Room Twin
1x Deluxe Room Triple (nb. 3x single beds requested)
IN: 27 Mar OUT: 28 Mar 1 Night.
The Distinction Rotorua Hotel is a perfect base from which to explore all that Rotorua has to offer. Located near the
geothermal activity of the world renowned Whakarewarewa thermal reserve and the native Redwood Forest.
Adjacent to the hotel is an International golf course and the city centre is only minutes away. Recently undergone a
soft refurbishment, the hotel features 133 guest rooms many with balconies offering garden, forest or golf course
views. Heated outdoor pool, spa, gym, restaurant & bar, guest laundry & off street parking.
Day 8: Monday 28 March 2016 Rotorua – Auckland
Tour:> Rotorua to Auckland via Hobbiton
1130 Depart Rotorua for Hobbiton.
1245 Check-in Hobbiton Movie Set ex The Shires Rest
1300-1500 Hobbiton Movie Set Tour – 2 hours
The Shires Rest
501 Buckland Road
Matamata, Phone: +64 7 888 1505
Experience the real Middle-Earth with a visit to the HobbitonTM Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The ShireTM that
featured in the Peter Jackson directed films, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies.
Your tour starts with a drive through the picturesque 1,250 acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the
Kaimai Ranges. Your guide will escort you through the twelve acre site recounting fascinating details of how the
Hobbiton Movie set was created.
The Hobbit holes, Green DragonTM Inn, Mill and other structures created for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit
films can be viewed and you will see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire
from Middle-Earth. Total tour duration from The Shires Rest is 2 hours
1530 Depart Hobbiton and continue to Auckland. Your Driver will leave you on arrival to
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor Auckland City
1 Hobson Street
Phone: +64 9 356 1000
Room Type: 1x One Bedroom Suite 3 people (nb. 3x single beds requested)
1x Standard Studio Twin & 1x Standard Studio Double
IN: 28 Mar OUT: 29 Mar 1 Night.
Room Type: Standard Studio Double
IN: 28 Mar OUT: 30 Mar 2 Nights.
Overlooking Auckland’s famous Viaduct Harbour, the Hotel Grand Chancellor Auckland is easily recognised by its
sharp architectural angles and 19 storey prominence. Within walking distance of the entire Auckland CBD,
downtown shopping, Britomart Transport Terminal, ferry building, the waterfront, the casino and the CBD businesses
and government departments, everything is at your doorstep. All guest rooms have balconies to take advantage of
the views towards the harbour or CBD. The hotel is fully air conditioned and has all the facilities and services you
would expect of a four star central city hotel.
NOTE: Any charges incurred directly with the hotel (Restaurant bills, mini bar or carparking etc) and paid for by
credit card will be subject to a 1.5% surcharge
Day 9: Tuesday 29 March 2016 depart Auckland (7 passengers)
Custom Minicoach Transfer
Phone: +64 9 522 5300
Depart: 3.45 AM Hotel Grand Chancellor City
Arrive: 4.30 AM For VA149 departing at 6.30 AM
Nb*Please reconfirm your transfer the night prior.
Your exclusive custom transfer includes a ‘meet and greet’ and accommodates 7 people.
JIE/SIMPOROSA MRS, SUHENDRA/ZUI-CHIEN MRS, JIE/JULIANI MRS
SUHENDRA/KOERNADI MR, MAK/OI KOEAN MR, LIM/HO GOAN MR & LIE/LAI JUNG MRS
Day 10: Wednesday 30 March 2016 depart Auckland (2 passengers)
Transfer: People Movers & Airport Transfers One Way Private Sedan
Phone: +0800 101 142 (toll free in NZ)
Depart: 4.30 PM Hotel Grand Chancellor City
Arrive: 5.30 PM for NZ6 departing at 7.30 PM
Nb*Please reconfirm your transfer the night prior.
CHUNG/WEI LEIIN MR, CHUNG/ CHIN HUAN MRS
PeopleMovers offer a professional Auckland airport transfer service.
Luggage Allowance: 2 Large Suitcases OR 3 Medium Cases + Hand Luggage
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charges will not be waived where Travel Insurance would have covered your situation.
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