Ultimate Christmas in New Zealand
Ultimate Christmas in New Zealand
12 days

A Villa Indulgence Tour


Be prepared to be pampered on a full sized, luxury coach with full leather reclining seats and massive panoramic windows. There are only 20 seats on this coach so imagine how much room you will have to relax as the magnificent scenery rolls by! This is the ultimate way to travel through New Zealand and get away from it all this Christmas.

Australian Destination
International Destination New Zealand
Tour Date 20 to 31 December 2018
Number Of Days 12 days
Tour Price From (per person twin share) $6,845
Tour Cost Adult$0
Tour Price Single Option $1,595

Holiday Activity Level

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  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey
  • International Antarctic Centre
  • Cruise Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw
  • Lakes District Museum
  • Milford Sound Cruise and Lunch
  • Larnach Castle Guided Tour and Ultimate High Tea
  • City Sights tour of Christchurch and Dunedin
  • Christmas Dinner at Walter Peak, Queenstown
  • Be Treated as a VIP
  • Enjoy Premium Accommodation
  • Exclusive Extras
  • Business Class on Wheels
  • Ultimate Small Group Tour Coach with Luxury Leather Reclining Seats on a Full Size Vehicle, 2 Door Access and Panoramic Windows
Pre/Post Tour Transfers (ex Perth, WA)

Airfares and Taxes (ex Perth, WA)

19 Meals

10 Nights Accommodation

Sightseeing and Attractions as per Itinerary

Specialist Local Guides

Gratuities and Visas*
Your holiday itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
Day 1.  Depart Perth (inflight)
Our courtesy home collection will transfer you to Perth Airport for your overnight flight to Christchurch.
Day 2. Arrive Christchurch (D)
On arrival into Christchurch you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy a complimentary pre-dinner drink this evening.  Overnight:  The George, Christchurch
Day 3. Christchurch Sights (B)
Today visit the International Antarctic Centre designed to provide an informative account of life in Antarctica. This will be followed by an introductory city tour of Christchurch.  This afternoon enjoy free at your leisure. This evening is also free to dine at one of the many wonderful restaurants in Christchurch.  Overnight:  The George, Christchurch
Day 4. Christchurch - Arthur’s Pass - Fox Glacier (BD)
This morning board the TranzAlpine, renowned as one of the great train journeys of the world.  Travel over massive viaducts, river valleys and spectacular gorges as you ascend to Arthur’s Pass located in the centre of the Southern Alps.  Board your coach and travel to Hokitika, famous for its Greenstone before continuing to Fox Glacier.  You may like to experience a scenic flight (optional at own expense, weather permitting) over the spectacular glaciers.  Overnight: Hotel Distinction, Fox Glacier
Day 5. Fox Glacier to Queenstown (B)
See the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you travel south along the West Coast.  Continue via the Haast Pass, an area of stunning beauty before arriving into picturesque Queenstown, a year round resort situated on the shores of magical Lake Wakatipu.  This evening is free to dine at leisure.  Overnight: Millennium Hotel, Queenstown
Day 6. Christmas Day Free Day (BD)
Merry Christmas! Today is a free day.  There are plenty of sightseeing options available (at own expense). This evening board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise to Walter Peak Station for a delicious gourmet Christmas dinner in the Colonel’s Homestead.  Reboard the TSS Earnslaw for a sing along by the piano on your return cruise.  Overnight: Millennium Hotel, Queenstown
Day 7. Queenstown to Te Anau (BD)
Enjoy a leisurely start this morning before travelling to Arrowtown, an old gold mining village where you visit the Lakes District Museum.  Continue to Te Anau, the gateway to Fiordland.  This afternoon you may like to visit the Te Anau Glow Worm Caves (optional at own expense).  Overnight: Hotel Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, Te Anau
Day 8. Te Anau - Milford Sound - Te Anau (BLD)
This morning enjoy a fascinating drive to Milford Sound where you board your launch for a cruise on this magnificent fiord.  Enjoy a picnic lunch on board before returning to Te Anau for free time.  Overnight: Hotel Distinction Te Anau Hotel and Villas, Te Anau
Day 9. Te Anau - Dunedin (BD)
Travel via Gore and Balclutha to Dunedin known as the “Edinburgh of the South” and enjoy an informative city tour followed by some free time to explore at leisure.  Overnight: Distinction Dunedin, Dunedin
Day 10. Dunedin to Mt Cook (BD)
Travel along the Otago Peninsula to Larnach Castle, hear the tragic and scandalous stories on a guided tour followed by an Ultimate High Tea served in the grand ballroom. Depart Dunedin and travel to Mt Cook.  This afternoon enjoy a scenic flight (optional, at own expense, time and weather permitting) over the Southern Alps.  Overnight: The Hermitage Hotel, Mt Cook
Day 11. Mt Cook  to Christchurch (BD)
Travel to Lake Tekapo to visit the Church of the Good Shepherd and view the Sheep Dog Statue. Continue to Christchurch and this evening enjoy a farewell dinner including selected beverages with your new found friends. Overnight:  The George, Christchurch
Day 12. Homeward Bound (B)
It’s time to say goodbye.  Be transferred to the airport for your flight home to Perth after a memorable New Zealand holiday.  On arrival in Perth, our courtesy small charter vehicles will see you safely home.

This holiday is hosted by our New Zealand Touring Partner.
Itinerary subject to change.  Terms and conditions apply.  FreeCall 1800 066272 for details.
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