Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport for your pleasant flight to New Zealand – Auckland
Welcome to Auckland – the City of “Sails”
Arrival, we will start our journey down to Rotorua - The heartland of New Zealand’s Maori Culture as well as bubbling mud pools, shooting geysers and natural hot springs
Auckland City Sightseeing: Auckland Harbour Bridge, Waterfront area, Michael Joseph Savage Memorial, Mission Bay and Wynyard Quarters
Continue our journey down to Rotorua
Rotorua brief city sightseeing
Te Puia (Te Ra + Haka): Is home to the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Insitute and the world famous Pohutu geyser. See the boiling mud pools, native bush and the National Schools of Wood Carving and Weaving. You can also see live kiwi close up and learn how they protect these extraordinary endangered birds. Next, go for the stunning Kapa Haka cultural show which features traditional ancestral storytelling, song and dance that will provide you a greater insight to the Maori culture and traditions
Skyline Rotorua – Take a leisurely uphill Gondola ride up to Mt Ngongotaha for a panoramic view of Rotorua, the surrounding lakes and geothermal areas.
Next, The Skyline Luge* is a thrilling ride for all ages and abilities and one of the top things to do in Rotorua. Take off downhill on your luge through twists and turns to a backdrop of dramatic scenery and down through our Redwood forest
Enjoy an sumptuous buffet dinner @ Skyline’s Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar, featuring a stunning array of freshly prepared buffet and cooked-to-order dishes highlighting locally sourced seafood, meat and produce
Agrodome Farm Show – Award winning live sheep show, includes the display of New Zealand’s 19 most popular sheep breeds, working sheep dogs, sheep shearing and cow milking demonstration. After the show, a dog trial demonstration commences outdoor (Weather permits only for the outdoor dog trail demo)
Agrodome Farm Tour - Go on the tractor drawn trailer around the farm. See sheep, cows, llama, highland cattle, angora, goats, deer, emus, alpaca and ostrich in a real farm environment. Visit the kiwifruit orchard, the olive grove and feijoa orchard. Along the way take a break at the education centre for tasting of kiwifruit juice and honey
Dynasty Unique Experience: Experience Hobbiton Movie Set as you have never seen it before with a guided tour through The Shire at dusk. Making the most of the remaining daylight, your tour guide will escort you through the 12 acre site, recounting fascinating stories and anecdotes about the trilogies. The tour concludes at The Green Dragon Inn with a complimentary beverage from our exclusive Hobbit South farthing range. You will then be moved through into The Green Dragon dining room and treated to a banquet feast fit for a Hobbit. To conclude this premium Hobbiton Movie Set experience, after dinner you will re-join your guide to make their way back through the wandering paths of The Shire. The trails will be illuminated by path lighting and handheld lanterns will be provided amongst the guests to help light the way. This stunning journey under moonlight will travel through the village breathtakingly lit up, with Hobbit Hole chimneys smoking and lanterns glowing in the darkness (Tour will end around 1030pm during summer and 830pm during winter period)
This morning transfer to Auckland domestic airport for our domestic flight to Queenstown
Arrival into Queenstown – The Adventure Capital of the World which is surrounded by majestic mountains and set on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu
Visit the Historic Arrowtown, a delightful gold rush village nestled below the beautiful peaks that surround the sparkling Arrow River
Enjoy Queenstown at leisure.
Suggested activities/optional tours: Full day excursion to Milford Sound located at the Fiordland National Park World Heritage Area, take a four wheel drive adventure into the heart of the backcountry, sky diving, water rafting, horse riding and many more
Mrs Jones Fruit Orchard – New Zealand’s fruits paradise, sample and buy great variety of fresh or dried fruits, nuts and honey. If time permits, wander through their beautiful English style rose gardens too
Kawarau Bridge Bungy Centre – This is the 'World Home of Bungy! Birthplace of the adventurous spirit that has shaped Queenstown’s character. This will be the opportunity to experience bungy jump*, you can choose to bob above the water, touch it or be fully dunked. For those not jumping, there is the purpose built viewing decks that provide a safe and enjoyable area to witness the beautiful scenery and people doing the bungy jump. *Bungy jump will be at passengers own expense
Wanaka Lavender Farm – Where you can experience 10 acres of beautiful lavender fields, farm animals, honey tasting, lavender products and display gardens. Enjoy a walk through the flowers, play a garden game or just simply take in the beautiful surrounding views. You can also relax over a cup of herbal tea or indulge in their lavender and honey ice cream (own expenses) *The Lavender will only be flowered during the summer period! Garden will also be closed on Christmas Day!
Proceed to Lake Wanka for Photo stop
Dynasty Unique Experience: Ridgeline Wanaka 4WD Highlight Tour – Explore Wanaka’s finest lakeside scenery with this exclusive 4wd safari through a free-range alpine farm bordering Mt Aspiring National Park and overlooking Lake Wanaka. Hand feed sheep and Alpaca, see Angus cattle and Red Deer up-close. Drive through the farm to a private mountain-top. Enjoy an easy short nature walk with panoramic views of mountains, lake rivers and pure nature. See a Manuka Tree and taste their very own Manuka Honey made on the farm
Stop at High Country Salmon Farm, hand feed the salmon fish, chance to taste fresh salmon sashimi too (own expenses)
Arrival into Twizel for our tonight stay, the largest town in the Mackenzie District in the Canterbury Region of the South Island
Lake Pukaki – Is the largest lake in the Mackenzie District, from here you will be able to see New Zealand’s tallest peak, Aoraki/ Mount Cook
Journey to Lake Tekapo - Located in the heart of the Mackenzie District in Canterbury. The lake is a spectacular turquoise colour due to finely ground rock in the glacial melted waters
The Church of the Good Shepherd – which is situated on the shores of Lake Tekapo amongst the natural beauty of the lake and the mountains.
Bronze Sheepdog - Close to the Church of the Good Shepherd is a well-known bronze statue of a NZ Collie sheepdog. The statue was commissioned by Mackenzie Country residents in recognition of the indispensable role of the sheepdog in their livelihoods
Christchurch City Sightseeing: Hagley Park, Bridge of Remembrance, Christchurch Cathedral, New Cardboard Cathedral and the Art Deco New Regent St
Transfer to Christchurch Airport for flight back home
We hope you had an enjoyable vacation with Dynasty Travel and we look forward to bring you to your next holiday destination
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