This 7 day tour starts in Auckland and finishes in Christchurch.
This 7 day itinerary travels through the heart of the North Island to the capital city of Wellington. Cross the Cook Strait and explore the Pacific Coastline of the South Island before arriving into Christchurch. An ideal tour for those short on time and a wonderful introduction to the diversity New Zealand has to offer.
Accommodation type on this tour is: Hotel 4 star.
Rental car insurance included
Rental car inclusions: Unlimited kilometres,airport/ferry terminal fees, additional drivers.
This tour can be customised to suit you precisely - just request here.
This tour also features:
Private airport transfers
Day 1: Arrive into Auckland the 'City of Sails'
Accommodation: M Social Hotel Auckland
Day 2: Collect your rental car and drive south through Waikato countryside to Matamata (Hobbiton) then onto Rotorua
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua
Day 3: Take a spectacular scenic flight over Lake Tarawera, then its a short drive along the Geothermal Highway to Taupo
Accommodation: Hilton Lake Taupo
Day 4: Cross the Central Plateau passing Tongariro National Park then south to the Capital City of Wellington
Accommodation: Bolton Hotel Wellington
Day 5: Board the Interislander ferry to Picton
Accommodation: Picton Yacht Club Hotel
Day 6: Depart Picton and drive south to the Garden City of Christchurch
Accommodation: Distinction Hotel Christchurch
Day 7: Explore more of Christchurch before continuing your travels