9-Nights Southern Spectacular from $3,015


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Southern Spectacular
Journey from the Pancake Rocks of Punakaiki to picture-perfect Lake Te Anau. Tuck into a taste of country life with the Taylors, board the TranzAlpine train and cruise the Milford Sound.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • CITY TOUR in Dunedin and Christchurch
  • CRUISE on Milford Sound and Lake Wakatipu
  • SEE spectacular sights in Fiordland National Park en route to Milford Sound
  • VIEW the Southern Alps from the TranzAlpine train
  • VISIT Franz Josef Glacier, historic Arrowtown, and the Pancake Rocks and Blowholes at Punakaiki

Dining Highlights
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 7 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver, Driver Guide only on Mini-Stays
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

  • 9 nights from $3,015 per person
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Special Promotion: Save up to 15% on Select Departures - Savings Already Included in Pricing

Valid on new bookings paid in full by June 3, 2021 for travel in 2021 (10% savings), 2022 (12.5% savings) & 2023 (15% savings)*

*Promotion is subject to availability, may not be combinable with certain fares or other amenity offers, is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions may apply.

Christchurch


Christchurch Destination Guide

Twizel


Twizel is located in the Mackenzie Basin and is surrounded by breathtaking lakes and towering mountains. Twizel is a stop for tourists in the region eager to explore the high country. There is no shortage of activities in Twizel. One can cruise around Lake Tekapo on a guided tour or take a flight over the Southern Alps, Mount Cook and even the Tasman Glacier. If more physical activities suit your taste, there is skiing, hiking, mountain climbing, kayaking and canoeing.

Dunedin


One of New Zealand’s loveliest harbors is gracious, dignified Dunedin. The city boasts fine Victorian and Edwardian buildings complete with spires, gables and gargoyles. Its Scottish heritage is present in street names and the appeal of its handsome stone buildings. One of Dunedin’s most famous visitors, Mark Twain, wrote "The…Scots…stopped here on their way to heaven, thinking they had arrived." Dunedin boasts the country’s only kilt maker and whisky distillery as well as a statue of Scottish poet Robert Burns in the heart of the city. Dunedin’s surroundings are renowned for their magnificent scenery and wildlife. The nearby beautiful Otago Peninsula provides a breeding habitat for such rare birds as the royal albatross and yellow-eyed penguin. The biggest attraction is probably the albatross colony at Taiaroa Head – which can only be visited as part of pre-arranged guided tour. Nowhere else on the globe do these birds breed so close to humans. Other sights to visit include Octagon Park, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Edwardian Railway Station, and Otago Museum.

Te Anau


Te Anau Destination Guide

Queenstown


Queenstown Destination Guide

Franz Josef Glacier


The South Island's most renowned explorer and geologist, Julius von Haast, named Franz Josef Glacier after the Emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Franz Josef Glacier is a remnant of a much older, larger glacier which flowed from the alpine snowfields right to the sea. The glacier is over 7.5 miles long extending into the rainforest just 3 miles from the Franz Josef township, making it easy to visit. Walk to viewpoints and the terminal face or, for a close-up view of the spectacular ice formations, take a guided glacier walk, helihike or scenic flight.

Punakaiki


Punakaiki is best known for its Pancake Rocks and Blowholes. It is also the center for Paparoa National Park - about 74,000 acres of varied landscape from mountain tops to sea level. Punakaiki is one of the major tourist attractions on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Activities include: Horse Trekking, Canoe Hire, Caving, Guided walks, Westland black Petrel tours, rafting, and a variety of short walks. Day walks and overnight tramps are some options available to visitors wishing to spend some time in Punakaiki.

Vacation Details

Valid Date Ranges:
10/12/2021 - 10/21/2021 from $3,015 per person *
11/02/2021 - 11/11/2021 from $3,015 per person *
11/09/2021 - 11/18/2021 from $3,015 per person
11/23/2021 - 12/02/2021 from $3,015 per person *
12/07/2021 - 12/16/2021 from $3,015 per person
12/14/2021 - 12/23/2021 from $3,015 per person
12/28/2021 - 01/06/2022 from $3,015 per person *
01/04/2022 - 01/13/2022 from $3,015 per person
01/18/2022 - 01/27/2022 from $3,015 per person
01/25/2022 - 02/03/2022 from $3,015 per person *
02/01/2022 - 02/10/2022 from $3,015 per person
02/08/2022 - 02/17/2022 from $3,015 per person *
02/22/2022 - 03/03/2022 from $3,015 per person *
03/01/2022 - 03/10/2022 from $3,015 per person
03/08/2022 - 03/17/2022 from $3,015 per person *
03/15/2022 - 03/24/2022 from $3,015 per person
03/22/2022 - 03/31/2022 from $3,015 per person *
03/29/2022 - 04/07/2022 from $3,015 per person

* This departure has been designated a guaranteed departure by the operator, meaning that the minimum number of guests has been met, although still subject to weather and other conditions.

Prices Start At: $3,015
Nights: 9
Air City: Featured offer is land only. Call us for low airfares from your city!
Vacation Rating: Deluxe
Remarks: Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability and change without notice. Prices reflect land only accommodations, airfare is additional. Blackout dates/seasonal supplements may apply. Itinerary and map subject to change. Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
* For single travelers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group.
* Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips. Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).
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