New Zealand, South Island Explorer

Days 1-2 : Christchurch
On arrival, transfer to The George for 2 nights. Spend the next day relaxing after your flight, or book an excursion to tour the surrounding area such as a Lord of the Rings scenery tour or a trip to the former French settlement of Akaroa.
 
Day 3 : Kaikoura
Collect your car hire this morning and drive north to the coastal town of Kaikoura. Stay overnight at the Fyffe Country Lodge. Whale-watching cruises can be pre-booked. Upgrades available to the Hapuku Lodge & Treehouses, a luxury eco retreat in the Kaikoura mountains.
 
Days 4-5 : Blenheim
Drive to Blenheim in the heart of the wineproducing region of Marlborough and visit some of the excellent local wineries. Stay 2 nights at Chateau Marlborough in Blenheim.
 
Days 6-7 : Nelson
Drive to Nelson in the Tasman Bay, the gateway to Abel Tasman National Park. During your stay we recommend pre-booking a full-day tour into Abel Tasman National Park or visiting Nelson’s superb Museum of Wearable Art and Classic Cars. Stay 2 nights at Cambria House.
 
Day 8 : Punakaiki
Drive south-west to the small coastal town of Punakaiki, best known for its ‘pancake’ limestone rock formations and blowholes. Stay overnight at Punakaiki Resort. (B)
 
Days 9-10 : Franz Josef
Continue south along the rugged west coast to the town of Franz Josef and stay 2 nights at the Te Waonui Forest Retreat. Guided walks to the glacier terminal face or a scenic helicopter flight are recommended. (D, B)
 
Days 11-12 : Queenstown
Continue south-west through the spectacular Southern Alps to Queenstown and stay at the Rees Hotel for 2 nights. Following day at leisure for a cruise on the lake or a helicopter flight to a mountain top for a romantic picnic.
 
Day 13 : Milford Sound
Drive into Fiordland National Park, passing through the lakeside town of Te Anau before continuing to Milford Sound. On arrival, board the Milford Mariner* for an overnight cruise on this dramatic fiord. (D)
 
Days 14-15 : Dunedin
Morning cruise through Milford Sound, keeping an eye out for seals and dolphins, before driving east to Dunedin, a city with strong Scottish influences and history. Stay at Fletcher Lodge for 2 nights or pay the supplement to stay at the Camp Estate at Larnach Lodge on the Otago peninsula. Prebookable optional excursions include a wildlife cruise and a visit to New Zealand’s only castle - Larnach Castle. (B)
 
Day 16 : Onward travel
Return your car hire to the airport and fly to your next destination. (B)
 
As per itinerary :- B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner.
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 Signature Experiences
  • Explore the award-winning Marlborough wine region
  • Join an overnight cruise on the spectacular Milford Sound, allowing you to experience the fiord when all the crowds are gone
  • Discover the rugged west coast and get up close to the face of the Franz Josef glacier
  • Search for the abundant marine life found in the waters near Kaikoura
  • Stay in 4- & 5-star accommodation
 
 What's included
  • 4- & 5-star accommodation
  • Arrival transfer in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • 14 days’ car hire in a compact automatic car
  • Meals as specified
 
Note : Hotels are subject to availability at the time of booking.
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 Payments
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
  • 79 - 40 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 39 - 20 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 20 days prior to departure date and received amount will be fully forfeited.
 
 Cancellation
If you Cancel your Holiday
You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:
 
Cancellation charges per person
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
  • 79 - 60 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 59 - 20 days before date of departure: 75% of total cost
  • 19 - 1 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
If we change or cancel your holiday
  • We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.
  • Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date.
  • We also reserve the right under any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.
  • If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (e.g. bad weather):We shall first try to offer alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn’t already commenced.
  • If the tour has already commenced, then we shall refund the booking price/fee charged to you on a pro-rata basis depending on the portion of the tour utilized by you.
  • In all circumstances, however, our liability shall be limited to refunding to you the price we charged as tour fees.
If you want to change your holiday plan
After confirmation of services, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way (e.g. your chosen departure date or accommodation), we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by you.
 
If you have a complaint
If you face any problem during your holiday, please inform the relevant supplier (e.g. your hotelier, transporter etc.) and/or our representative immediately who will endeavour to set things right. If your complaint is not resolved locally, please follow this up within 28 days of your return home by writing to us, with your booking reference and all other relevant information. However, please be advised that while we are happy to assist you in the redressal of your complaint, if any, we will be able to extend only our best efforts in managing/coordinating your complaint with the respective service provider. All third party service providers are independent contractors who are at no time under our control or supervision.
 
All booking vouchers and tickets will be provided 3 days before departure.
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And why do we offer this?
Well it's quite simple, we love to travel just as much as you do and we understand that it's hard to find dates to suit your work, family and personal commitments, so we guarantee you that if you can't get the dates you want we will give you a full refund. Yes, that's right...a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't able to book the dates that you want! It can't get much better than that!

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 Women Special :
 
Our specially trained tour guides and drivers take care of your comfort and safety during the whole trip. Mostly we organise private tours to India and do not club our clients to other groups. We make sure that our solo women travelers, experience Authentic India in a comfortable, safe environment, where each day of travel provide you memorable experience and you would like to travel again with HolidaysAt. Safety measurements we take on specially for women travelers.

  • HolidaysAt provide fully escorted tour packages specially for womens.
  • We consider special care about our women / traveler security during your tour package.
  • All the tours are specifically designed keeping your security in mind.
  • We planned tours that include a balance of activities and leisure time along with carefully selected destinations.
  • Still you feel uncomfortable at any place, contact your dedicated manager and he will take care of everything, so that you can enjoy your trip.
 Disabled / Senior Citizen Persons :
 
Established in 2009, HolidaysAt is a prominent travel company based in New Delhi, India. We know the challenges to provide best travel experience for our valuable guest. Who need special take care during the trip with all comforts. Mostly we organise private tours to India and do not club our clients to other group.

  • We consider special care about Disabled / Senior Citizen traveler security during the tour.
  • All the tours are specifically designed keeping your challenges in mind.
  • We planned tours that include a balance of activities and leisure time along with carefully selected destinations.
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  • hotel
  • car
  • meal
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Accomodation for your comfort
  Cambria House - Nelson
  Chateau Marlborough - Blenheim
  Fletcher Lodge - Dunedin
  Fyffe Country Lodge - Kaikoura
  Milford Mariner - Milford Sound
  Punakaiki Resort - Punakaiki
  Te Waonui Forest Retreat - Franz Josef
  The George - Christchurch
  The Rees Hotel - Queenstown
 
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