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Highlights of New Zealand with Fiji tour
Auckland Christchurch Highlights of New Zealand with Fiji Trip

Highlights of New Zealand with Fiji

Cosmos
By Cosmos
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Travel Style: You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level: Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. Moderate
Lodging Level: Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
14 days
From: $ 2,879 $ 206 / day
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Overview

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Short Description

Begin your value-minded tour with three stunning nights on the Coral Coast of Fiji. Settle into your oasis with a few days to indulge in spa, golf, beach, or pool time in this island paradise. Your affordable tour continues to Auckland, New Zealand with a two-night stay to start exploring this fascinating country. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, including the Domain—its park surrounding a dormant volcano. You’ll travel through the lush farmland of Rotorua, home to New Zealand’s Maori culture, bubbling geothermal sites, and the setting for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies. You’ll learn about the region’s natural wonders, agricultural and creative traditions, and the Maori culture.

Your value-minded New Zealand vacation continues with big sights to see throughout the north island. You’ll travel past New Zealand’s largest lake, Lake Taupo, on your way to visit the art-deco city of Napier. Go sightseeing in the New Zealand capital of Wellington, and take in its vibrant art and dining scene. See the Beehive and Parliament buildings, then take in the sweeping views of the harbor from Mount Victoria. Embark on one of the world’s most scenic ferry rides across the Marlborough Sound—keeping an eye out for dolphins, penguins, or whales on your way to Christchurch. Explore the land of towering mountains, rugged coastlines, and vast plains of New Zealand’s south island as you venture on to Queenstown. Enjoy free time to explore this “adventure capital” before your breathtaking cruise on Milford Sound. Here, be awed by waterfalls, sheer cliff walls, and tropical rainforests surrounding the home of seals, penguins, and dolphins. Your budget-minded escorted vacation from Fiji to New Zealand’s vibrant cities and scenic landscapes is a fantastic journey not to be missed.

Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
Trip Type Small Group Tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Lodging Level Value (3*)
Flight & Transport Inclusions N/A
Start City ARRIVE IN NADI
End City QUEENSTOWN

Travel Theme

Cultural 50 plus

Destinations

New Zealand Fiji

Activities & Interests

Culture

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Itinerary

Day 1

ARRIVE IN NADI, FIJI–CORAL COAST. Arrive in Nadi, Fiji and transfer to your resort on the Coral Coast. Spend the next three nights at one of the most majestic islands in the South Pacific.

Day 2

CORAL COAST. A full day at your leisure. You may wish to take a stroll on the beach, play a round of golf, enjoy a spa treatment, or just relax by your resort’s pool. (B)

Day 3

CORAL COAST. Enjoy time at leisure exploring or relaxing in this beautiful setting. (B)

Day 4

CORAL COAST–NADI–AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND. Transfer to Nadi International Airport today and fly to Auckland. Please note that Nadi International Airport is approximately 1 hour from the Coral Coast. Please plan flight departures accordingly. Fly to New Zealand. Arrive in Auckland and transfer to your hotel. Rooms are available for immediate check-in. The remainder of the day is yours to relax or start exploring. (B)

Day 5

AUCKLAND. This morning begins with a welcome briefing to meet fellow passengers and your Tour Director. Then, enjoy a sightseeing tour, discovering first hand why Auckland is regarded as one of the best places in the world to live. See the Domain, the city’s oldest park, developed around an extinct volcano. Highlights also include charming Parnell Village, bustling Queens Street, and the Viaduct Harbour. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for additional sightseeing, shopping, and dining.

Day 6

AUCKLAND–ROTORUA. Leave Auckland this morning and journey through lush farm land to Rotorua, home to New Zealand’s Máori culture and geothermal wonders. Our first stop is Te Puia where a guided tour allows you to see bubbling mud, pools of boiling water, and the famous Pohutu Geyser, the largest active geyser in the southern hemisphere. You’ll also have a chance to witness traditional Máori carving and weaving along with a Máori cultural performance. Then, visit Agrodome to learn more about one of the country’s major industries—sheep! This evening is at leisure.

Day 7

ROTORUA. Today is free to explore more of Rotorua. You may wish to take an optional excursion to visit magical Hobbiton, the set used as the Shire in the movie trilogies, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Other options include a zipline and canopy tour, helicopter and floatplane flights over the volcanic valley, or a relaxing soak in a natural hot spring at the Polynesian Spa. In the evening, you may want to attend an optional Máori Hangi dinner and cultural performance.

Day 8

ROTORUA–LAKE TAUPO–NAPIER. Today we continue our journey on the North Island traveling past Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake. Later, arrive in Napier, located in the beautiful Hawk’s Bay region. This afternoon, a walking tour explains how a natural disaster resulted in Napier becoming one of the purest Art Deco cities in the world. With the rest of the day at leisure, you may wish to take a stroll on the beach, shop for a favorite souvenir, or visit the National Aquarium to see sharks, stingrays, penguins, and more.

Day 9

NAPIER–WELLINGTON. Continue to Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city known for is vibrant art scene, world-class restaurant culture, and active outdoor lifestyle. Upon arrival, a sightseeing tour includes the famous Beehive and Parliament building and panoramic views of the city and harbor from the top of Mount Victoria.

Day 10

WELLINGTON–INTERISLANDER FERRY–PICTON–CHRISTCHURCH. Today, enjoy a special treat as you sail from Wellington to Picton and enjoy the spectacular Marlborough Sound on one of the most scenic ferry journeys in the world. Make sure to have your camera ready as dolphins are frequent traveling companions of the ferry. On occasion, you might even spot a pod of whales or some penguins swimming by. Continue to Christchurch, the largest city on the South IsIand for an overnight stay.

Day 11

CHRISTCHURCH–LAKE TEKAPO–QUEENSTOWN. Our journey continues across New Zealand’s South Island today. This is the land of towering mountains, rugged coastlines, and sweeping plains. Stop at beautiful Lake Tekapo for a visit to the picturesque Church of the Good Shepherd. Later, arrive in Queenstown, the “Adventure Capital,” for a 3-night stay. This evening you may want to take the Skyline Gondola to the top of Bob’s Peak, where you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu below.

Day 12

QUEENSTOWN. Today is free to explore on your own. You may want to take the historic TSS Earnslaw Steamship to Walter Peak Farm for a delicious lunch or dinner, discover a favorite boutique or art gallery, or take an exciting helicopter ride over the Remarkables Mountains.

Day 13

QUEENSTOWN. EXCURSION TO MILFORD SOUND. Today, enjoy a full-day excurison to breathtaking Milford Sound. Cruise to see cascading waterfalls, sheer cliff walls, tropical rainforest, wildlife including seals and dolphins, and fantastic scenery. It’s sure to be a highlight of your trip! Return to Queenstown late this evening. Note—The excursion to Milford Sound may occur on Day 9, based on weather and road conditions.

Day 14

QUEENSTOWN. Your vacation ends this morning.

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Local Flights

Participation in this tour requires a purchase of additional local flights.

Accomodations



Fiji Hideaway Resort & Spa








Quest Auckland








Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua








expressotel Napier








Thorndon Hotel Wellington








Ibis Christchurch








Heartland Hotel Queenstown






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