Explore the cities and scenery of Classic New Zealand with Hobbiton on this 12 day extensive tour. In the Auckland city you’ll begin with a few days to enjoy the activities in Rotorua and visit Queenstown . You then begin your journey south to your final destination of Christchurch.
On arrival at Auckland Airport, the ‘City of Sails’. you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
This morning you will meet coach driver at your hotel lobby for half day city tour which will includes Westhaven Marina, Viaduct Harbour, Waterfront, Tamaki Drive, Bastion Point, Parnell, Highly recommended a visit to the Sky Tower (admission excluded)
Enjoy a tour from Auckland to Rotorua with a guide tour of the fascinating Waitomo Glow Worm Caves. This experience is climaxed by drifting silently in a boat on the underground river under the milky way of millions of glow worms on the cavern roof above you. On arrival to Rotorua, meet & transfer by your Farm Stay hosts.
Today’s private half day city tour includes. Te Puia and its Thermal Valley of roaring geysers, steaming rivers and boiling mud pools and to the famous Agrodome Sheep Show. In the afternoon, you will be picked up by Hobbiton guide and commence half day Hobbiton Movie Set Tours.
Transfer to Rotorua Airport for your flight to Christchurch where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. (Airfare from Rotorua to Christchurch excluded). Rest of the day is free for the many optional activities available in and around Christchurch.
Journey across the rich pastoral farmlands of the Canterbury Plains to Timaru. Continue south via the picturesque Waitaki Valley to reach historical Oamaru. Travel the old Mt Cargill route, following the harbour entrance to Dunedin.
Today is free day at leisure for optional tours
Morning free for further optional activities. In the afternoon you will be collected for the spectacular Taieri Gorge Train to Pukerangi and connecting coach ride to Alexandra, Cromwell before arriving at Queenstown.
An early start following the shores of Lake Wakatipu, and through Te Anau where you will be enthralled by the immense landscape. Travel through beech forest, passing majestic mountains, on through the Homer Tunnel in time to board your catamaran for the Milford Sound cruise. Cruise past Mitre Peak, the highest mountain in the world to rise vertically from the sea, and admire the Stirling and Bowen Waterfalls as you cruise out to sea. Return to the pier for the coach back to Queenstown
This is a free day for you to pursue your own activities.
This morning travel over the Lindis Pass to reach Mt Cook around lunch time. A rare opportunity to take an optional scenic flight to view Mt Cook’s snow fields and glaciers. We continue through to Christchurch.
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight