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19 Day Ultimate Discovery

CODE
19UD
STARTING FROM
$7,680 USD
START LOCATION
Auckland
END LOCATION
Christchurch
PLACES VISITED
Auckland, Rotorua, Napier, Wellington, Blenheim, Christchurch,...
TRIP DESCRIPTION

Relax and enjoy the stunning landscapes of New Zealand all at a leisurely pace.
TOP HIGHLIGHTS
  • City sights tour of Auckland, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch & Dunedin
  • Milford Sound Nature Cruise & Lunch
  • Lakes District Museum
  • Cruise Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw
  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey
  • Marlborough Wine Tasting
  • Cruise on the Interislander Ferry
  • Te Papa, NZ’s National Museum
  • Hawke’s Bay Express Napier
  • Te Puia traditional Maori Hangi & Concert
  • Thermal mud pools & geysers
  • Agrodome
  • Skyline Rotorua Gondola & Luge Ride
  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour & Lunch
  • Sky Tower
  • Dolphin / Hole in the Rock Cruise
  • Waitangi Treaty Ground
  • Kauri Museum
  • Larnach Castle

VIEW ITINERARY
DATES AND PRICES
We accept
START DATE
END DATE
PRICE
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
DEPOSIT
BOOK
Tue, 28 Jan 2020
Sat, 15 Feb 2020
$7,680 USD
$2,360 USD
$500 USD
Sat, 08 Feb 2020
Wed, 26 Feb 2020
$7,680 USD
$2,360 USD
$500 USD
Sun, 01 Mar 2020
Thu, 19 Mar 2020
$7,680 USD
$2,360 USD
$500 USD
Wed, 22 Apr 2020
Sun, 10 May 2020
$7,680 USD
$2,360 USD
$500 USD

* (does not include applicable taxes)

Note: Arrival and departure flights can be booked for any time on arrival and departure day. All departure dates are guaranteed.

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Reserve your spot today with a $500 transferable deposit. Some trips will require a larger deposit. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure. A reservation made within 60 days of departure requires full payment at time of booking. Prices are in United States Dollars (USD), before any applicable taxes. The pricing reflects twin-sharing, per-person costs without airfare to/from the tour; however, we can book flights from your home airport for an added cost. Contact us for a no obligation quote.
INCLUSIONS
  • Sightseeing and attractions as listed
  • Luxury small group coach transportation
  • Airport transfers
  • 18 nights of accommodation
EXCLUSIONS
  • Items (attractions and sightseeing & entrance fees) not listed as included in the itinerary
  • Meals not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary
  • Gratuities for Local Guides, Tour Managers, and/or Bus Drivers
  • Travel Insurance and Cancellation Protection (strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Taxes as applicable
  • Te Anau Glow Worm Caves (optional)
  • Tour of the Speight’s Brewery (optional)
  • Airfare unless specified as included within the itinerary
  • Scenic flight over Fox Glacier (optional, weather permitting) over the spectacular glaciers.
  • Relaxing dinner cruise (optional)
  • Guided walk at your leisure of Napier (optional).

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WHY TAKE AN ANDERSON TOUR

 


SEASONED
CAREER GUIDES
  • Get a deeper understanding with storytelling tailored to your interests.
  • Professional Tour Leader
  • Full commentary while being transported by deluxe motorcoach

MORE SPACE
FOR BREATH
  • Never max out buses even if we use the same size bus as the competition.
  • We'll avoid crowds whenever possible by doing the tours in reverse of competitors.

ALL INCLUSIVE
 
  • Activities everyday - no down days waiting for others to finish activities.
  • No hidden expenses along the way. Competitors offer activities as an extra - we don't.
Our guide training manual is accredited by ACTA/CITC Canadian Educational Standard Inc. Now used as the standard in educational college programs.

ACCOMMODATIONS

The Rees Hotel Queenstown is a sophisticated five-star hotel situated right on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, in the South Island of New Zealand. The Rees offers a variety of spacious and luxurious accommodation...

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Millennium Auckland is superbly located in the city centre close to Queen Street and Viaduct Harbour. You will appreciate being situated in the very heart of cosmopolitan Auckland with some of the city’s finest...

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Simple, sophisticated, and designed for comfort, Copthorne Hotel Auckland City is centrally located, making it the perfect base to explore the city. Nearby you will find Queen Street shopping, the Central Business...

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Located in the heart of Queenstown, the hotel is surrounded by picturesque mountains and Lake Wakatipu. Just a stroll away, you will find the town centre. Shop in charming boutiques, dine at classic bistros or even...

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Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront sits overlooking the shores of Lake Wakatipu, within walking distance of Queenstown’s central shopping and entertainment area. Popular ski areas such as Coronet...

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Next to mystical Lake Rotorua and just a brief stroll from the city centre, Millennium Hotel Rotorua is an eco-friendly destination. Experience Rotorua’s rich history, explore the thermal hot pools or the...

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the maximum group size for this tour?

Classic Tours: Anderson Vacations Tours specializes in small-group fully escorted tours! This specific tour is classified as a Classic Tour, and has a maximum capacity of 28 passengers.

Tours of Distinction: Anderson Vacations Tours specializes in small-group fully escorted tours! This specific tour is classified as a Tour of Distinction, and has a maximum capacity of 21 passengers.

Is this tour a guaranteed departure?

Select departures of each tour have been guaranteed, please inquire for further information about the departure of your choice.

Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking airport transfers for you! Some tours have airport transfers included already. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking additional nights of accommodation for you before and/or after your fully escorted tour! Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking flights?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking your flights for you! We do not recommend you book any flights until you receive your booking confirmation directly from Anderson Vacations Tours, as some tours are not pre-guaranteed. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+

I am a solo traveler. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo Travelers can choose to pay the single supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share, we also have a Twin Share option that is offered for the majority of our tours. This means you will be sharing the hotel rooms with another single, same gender traveller who also books the Twin Share option. If this is the case, there will be no single supplement charged to either of you. If we are unable to match you with another Twin Share traveler, there may be a single surcharge applied to cover the full cost of the rooms on some of our longer tours. Please enquire before finalizing your booking for full details.

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

This tour has a low level of physical demand, although there may be some activities or sightseeing tours that require walking short distances. Please inquire if you have any mobility restrictions before completing your booking to ensure this tour is right for you.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for this suitcase is 32 kilograms/60 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages. Please advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of the coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations Tours guidelines.

What is your recommended spending amount for non-included meals?

The suggested allowance for non-included meals is $40.00 - $60.00 CAD per day (includes tipping).

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes! There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices and arrangements made for you.

Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire about this option, as pricing may also vary and it will be subject to availability.

Can we book this tour with our exclusive group?

Anderson Vacations Tours can work with private groups to customize a tour to your needs. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For your convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals stated on the itinerary are included in the price of the tour. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 15-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director are left to your discretion. We recommend $4.00 - $5.00 CAD per person, per day for your Motorcoach Driver and $6.00 - $7.00 CAD per person, per day for your Tour Director. if you can't find your

CLASSIC TOURS

The style our travellers have enjoyed for over 20 years, these tours feature inclusive itineraries to popular destinations including the 'must see' sites and attractions. Led by an expert Tour Leader, you will enjoy comfortable accommodation, and coach transport throughout the journey.

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TOURS OF DISTINCTION

These tours are defined by their incomparably unique itineraries, featuring 'off the beaten path' destinations and immersive experiences. An intimate group size allows us to stay in smaller, centrally located, unique and boutique style inns, lodges and hotels, utilize traditional local transportation and dive deep into each destination's local culture and traditions.

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CUSTOM TRIPS

These travel experiences are fully customizable to better fit your needs. Every itinerary is created based on your comfort level, accommodation choices, and personal interests. Whether you are looking for a rail adventure, self drive holiday, unique experiences, or a short city stay our team will work with you on combining accommodation, transportation, and activities based on your preferences to create the perfect itinerary for you.

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