New - Zealand

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6 -10 Days

New Zealand is the worlds most picturesque and captivating island country with regard to its pristine natural beauty, un-scaled mountains, endless greenery, turbulent rivers, lovely lakes, still active volcanic regions and fathomless fiords. Its flora and fauna make it unique due to their peculiarity and diversity. Situated in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, the north island and the south island are snow covered with still active volcanoes. Its capital Wellington houses a rare museum overlooked by Mt. Victoria. The south islands are sparser in population but replete with enchanting lakes and fiords with unearthly locations featuring in famous movies.

No other country inspires as many adventure thrills as its vertical slides which are always crowded with skiing, bungee jumping, trekking activities, Nature tours, Hot-air ballooning, Canoeing, Black water rafting, Boat Tours, River Jetboating, Helicopter rides, sky diving etc. Its old Maori culture, its hot springs and geysers are finely showcased in Rotorua. Its vineyards produce some rare wines distinctive for their taste and quality. The temperature varies from 0 to 30 degrees.

New Zealand’s Bio-security laws are very strict and heavy fines are levied for not declaring eatables while entering the country.

Domestic flights in New Zealand are often cheaper than driving or taking the train, especially if crossing between the North and South Islands.

Aucklandlocated on the North Island, is also known as the city of sails. Sky Tower offers magnificent views of the harbour full of luxury yachts and many cafes, bars and restaurants. Must visit places are Sky tower, Waiheke Island, Rangitoto island, Auckland war memorial, Auckland Domain, Queen Street.
Hamiltonis located on the North Island and is famous for themed gardens. Famous must visit places Hamilton Gardens, Victoria Street, Waitomo Caves, Hamilton Zoo, Waitako Museum Te Whare Taonga O Waitako.
Rotorualocated on the North Island, is popular for its geothermal activity. Famous must see places are Te Puia, Polynesian Spa, Agrodome, Lake Rotorua, Mount Tarawera, Lady knox Geyser.
Wellingtonis located on the southern end of the North Island and is the capital city of New Zealand. Must see places are Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongrewa Museum, Zealandia Ecosanctuary, Wellington cable car, Wellington Botanic gardens, Wellington Zoo, Cuba Street.
Napier,located on the coast of North Island, is known for wine production. Not be missed places are Church Road winery, Te Mata Peak, The National Aquarium Of New Zealand, Cape Kidnappers, Marine Parade, The Art Deco Trust, Bluff Hill Lookout.
Nelsonis located on the South Island, overlooking the Tasman Bay is famous for cultural experiences and local art. Prominent places to visit are The Abel Tasman National Park, World of Wearable arts & Collectable Cars Museum, Tahunanui Beach, Khaurangi National Park, Founders Heritage Park, Lake Rotoiti.
Christchurchis located on the east coast of the South Island. Famous tourist destinations are Christchurch Botanic Gardens, North Hagley Park, Canterbury Museum, International Antarctic Centre, Boat rides on Avon, Orana Wildlife Park, Christchurch Gandola, Ferrymead Heritage Park.
Christchurchis located on the east coast of the South Island. Famous tourist destinations are Christchurch Botanic Gardens, North Hagley Park, Canterbury Museum, International Antarctic Centre, Boat rides on Avon, Orana Wildlife Park, Christchurch Gandola, Ferrymead Heritage Park.
Queenstownlocated on the lake Wakatipu on the South Island, is famous for adventure activities like Jetboat rides, hiking, skiing, bunjee jumping etc. Places most visited are Lake Wakatipu, Milford Sound, Routeburn Track, Coronet Peak Ski Area, Kiwi Birdlife Park, Skyline Queenstown. Shotover Jet, The Helicopter Line are activities not to be missed.
Dunedinis situated on southeastern coast of the South Island and is famous for Victorian and Edwardian architecture. Famous tourist destinations are Larnach Castle, Otago Peninsula, Dunedin Railways, Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Tunnel Beach.

Best of New - Zealand

Travel Time : 15 days / 14 nights
Includes : Auckland to Christchurch

DAY 1 - ARRIVE AUCKLAND

On arrival, seat in coach guests will be met and privately transferred to hotel. Self drive guests will collect a rental car and drive to the hotel.

DAY 2 - AUCKLAND

Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Auckland city (seat in coach guests only). Visit Kelly Tarlton’s Sealife Aquarium and Antarctic Encounter (both seat in coach and self drive guests). The remainder of the day is free. (B)

DAY 3 - AUCKLAND - WAITOMO - ROTORUA

Travel south through the fertile Waikato region to arrive at Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour of the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. On completion continue over the Mamaku Ranges to reach the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua. (B)

DAY 4 - ROTORUA

Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see boiling mudpools and roaring geysers. Following this, visit Agrodome for a farm show and Rainbow Springs to see trout, birds and wildlife. The afternoon is at leisure. This evening enjoy an authentic Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert. (B,D)

DAY 5 - ROTORUA - WELLINGTON

Travel south to reach the popular lake resort of Taupo before continuing on the Desert Road, dominated in the background by the three peaks of Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro. Continue south through farmland before arriving in the ‘Capital City’ of Wellington. (B)

DAY 6 - WELLINGTON

Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Wellington (seat in coach guests only) . Visit Te Papa, ‘Museum of New Zealand’ for a short guided tour (both seat in coach and self drive guests) before enjoying a free afternoon to explore. (B)

DAY 7 - WELLINGTON - PICTON - KAIKOURA

Journey across Cook Strait and into the Marlborough Sounds before arriving in Picton. Travel south through the town of Blenheim, before reaching Kaikoura – here you might like to take an optional whalewatch cruise or scenic flight (optional activities not included in the tour price). (B)

DAY 8 - KAIKOURA - CHRISTCHURCH

Leave Kaikoura behind as you turn inland and travel to the ‘Garden City’ of Christchurch. (B)

DAY 9 - CHRISTCHURCH - MT COOK - QUEENSTOWN

Travel across the fertile Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo and the Church of the Good Shepherd before continuing on
to New Zealand’s highest mountain - Mt Cook. Follow the shores of Lake Pukaki south through the historic Central
Otago region to the ‘Alpine Resort’ of Queenstown. (B)

DAY 10 - MILFORD SOUND

Follow the southern arm of Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden, and onward to Lake Te Anau. Enter the Eglinton Valley and travel through the Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord. Return to Queenstown. (B,L)

DAY 11 - QUEENSTOWN

A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, gondola rides and much more. Optional activities not included in the tour price. (B)

DAY 12 - QUEENSTOWN - GLACIER REGION

Depart Queenstown and travel via Lake Wanaka and through the historic Haast Pass, gateway to the World Heritage Westland National Park. Continue up the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to the glacier region. (B)

DAY 13 - GLACIER REGION

A full day at leisure to explore this magnificent glacier region. Optional activities include a scenic flight or guided walk on one of the glaciers. Optional activities not included in the tour price. For Self Drive clients, entry to the Glacier Hot Pools (Franz Josef) is included. (B)

DAY 14 - GLACIER REGION - GREYMOUTH - CHRISTCHURCH

Travel north to Greymouth and board the world famous Tranz Alpine train (seat in coach guests only). Ascend through lush beech forests past the alpine village of Arthur’s Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps. Travel over Canterbury Plains to Christchurch. (B)

DAY 15 - DEPARTURE DAY

Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car. We trust you enjoyed your Miles & Smiles Holidays! (B)

Include in this package

  • Auckland City Highlights
  • Kelly Tarltons SEA LIFE Aquarium
  • Agrodome
  • Interislander Ferry from Wellington
  • Glacier Hot Pools
  • Te Puia - Maori Culture
  • Te Papa - Museum of New Zealand
  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park

Charming New - Zealand

Travel Time : 12 days / 11 nights
Includes : Auckland to Christchurch

DAY 1 - ARRIVE AUCKLAND

On arrival, seat in coach guests will be met and privately transferred to hotel. Self drive guests will collect a rental car and drive to the hotel.

DAY 2 - AUCKLAND - WAITOMO - MATAMATA - ROTORUA

Travel south through the Waikato region to arrive at Waitomo for a guided tour of the glowworm caves with its weird and wonderful limestone formations and a magical boat ride under thousands of twinkling glowworms. Continue to Rotorua this afternoon via Hobbiton Movie Set for a guided tour of this world-class attraction. (B)

DAY 3 - ROTORUA

Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve, Agrodome Farm Show and Rainbow Springs to view trout and wildlife. This afternoon is at leisure. (B)

DAY 4 - ROTORUA - WELLINGTON

Travel from Rotorua to Lake Taupo before heading south through the Central Plateau to Wellington. (B)

DAY 5 - WELLINGTON

Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Wellington (seat in coach guests only). Visit Te Papa, ‘Museum of New Zealand’ for a short guided tour (both seat in coach and self drive guests) before enjoying a free afternoon. (B)

DAY 6 - WELLINGTON - CHRISTCHURCH

Journey across Cook Strait and into the Marlborough Sounds with its sparkling clear waters and lush forests, before arriving in Picton. Travel south through Blenheim and Kaikoura to reach Christchurch. (B)

DAY 7 - CHRISTCHURCH - DUNEDIN

Travel south across the Canterbury Plains to reach Scottish influenced Dunedin, renowned for the local wildlife and Otago University. (B)

DAY 8 - DUNEDIN - QUEENSTOWN

This morning is free for optional activities. Departing Dunedin this afternoon, travel inland through Central Otago towns to arrive in Queenstown in the early evening. (B)

DAY 9 - QUEENSTOWN

A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more. Optional activities not included in the tour price. (B)

DAY 10 - QUEENSTOWN - GLACIER REGION

Depart Queenstown and travel via Lake Wanaka and through the historic Haast Pass, gateway to the World Heritage Westland National Park, up the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. For Self Drive clients, entry to the Glacier Hot Pools (Franz Josef) is included. (B)

DAY 11 - GLACIER REGION - GREYMOUTH - CHRISTCHURCH

Travel north to Greymouth and board the world famous Tranz Alpine train (seat in coach guests only). Ascend through lush beech forests past the alpine village of Arthur’s Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps. Travel over Canterbury Plains to Christchurch. (B)

DAY 12 - DEPARTURE DAY

Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car. We trust you enjoyed your Miles & Smiles Holidays. (B)

Include in this package

  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tours
  • Agrodome
  • Interislander Ferry from Wellington
  • Glacier Hot Pools
  • Te Puia - Maori Culture
  • Te Papa - Museum of New Zealand
  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park

New - Zealand Romance

Travel Time : 9 days / 8 nights
Includes : Auckland to Rotorua & Christchurch to Christchurch

DAY 1 - ARRIVE AUCKLAND

On arrival, seat in coach guests will be met and privately transferred to hotel. Self drive guests will collect a rental car and drive to the hotel.

DAY 2 - AUCKLAND - WAITOMO - ROTORUA

Travel south through the rolling green hills and lush pastureland of the Waikato region to arrive at Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour of the world-famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves with its weird and wonderful limestone formations and a magical boat ride under thousands of twinkling glowworms. On completion continue over the forested Mamaku Ranges to reach the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua. This evening enjoy an authentic Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert. (B,D).
Auckland - Waitomo - Rotorua: 336im (approx 4hrs,30mins)

DAY 3 - ROTORUA

This morning visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see boiling mudpools and roaring geysers. Following this, visit Agrodome for a New Zealand farm show featuring sheep dog demonstrations, cow milking and an introduction to the stars of our sheep industry. Continue on to Rainbow Springs to see New Zealand’s trout, birds and wildlife. This afternoon or this evening enjoy a relaxing soak in the tranquil setting of the Lake Spa Retreat at the Polynesian Spa. (B)

DAY 4 - ROTORUA - CHRISTCHURCH (OWN ARRANGEMENTS)

Depart on your domestic flight from Rotorua to Christchurch (airfare is NOT included). Tonight enjoy a romantic dinner on the iconic Christchurch Tram Restaurant. (B,D)

DAY 5 - CHRISTCHURCH - MT COOK - QUEENSTOWN

Travel across the fertile Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo and the ‘Church of the Good Shepherd’ before continuing on to New Zealand’s highest mountain - Mt Cook. Depart Mt Cook and follow the shores of Lake Pukaki south through the historic Central Otago region to the ‘Alpine Resort’ of Queenstown. (B).
Christchurch -Aoraki Mt Cook - Queenstown: 572km (approx 7hrs,10mins)

DAY 6 - QUEENSTOWN

A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more. Optional activities not included in the tour price. (B)

DAY 7 - QUEENSTOWN - GLACIER REGION

Departing Queenstown this morning, travel along the shores of Lakes Wanaka and Hawea to the Haast Pass, gateway to World Heritage Westland National Park. Continue up the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. For self drive clients, entry to the Glacier Hot Pools (Franz Josef) is included. (B).
Queenstown - Franz Josef: 350km (approx 4hrs,45mins)
Queenstown - Fox Glacier: 327km (approx 4hrs,20mins)

DAY 8 - GLACIER REGION - CHRISTCHURCH

Travel north to Greymouth today and board the Tranz Alpine train (seat in coach guests only). Ascend through lush beech forests past the alpine village of Arthur’s Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps. Travel beside the Waimakariri River to Christchurch. (B)
Franz Josef - Greymouth: 173km (approx 2hrs,15mins)
Fox Glacier - Greymouth: 196km (approx 2hrs,40mins)
Greymouth - Christchurch: 241km (approx 3hrs,30mins)

DAY 9 - DEPARTURE DAY

Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car. We trust you enjoyed your Miles &Smiles Holidays ! (B)

Include in this package

  • Polynesian Spa
  • Agrodome
  • Glacier Hot Pools
  • Te Puia - Maori Culture
  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park

North South Highlights

Travel Time : 7 days / 6 nights
Includes : Auckland to Rotorua & Queenstown to Christchurch

DAY 1 - ARRIVE AUCKLAND

n arrival in Auckland seat in coach guests will be met and privately transferred to hotel. Self drive guests will collect a rental car and drive to the hotel.

DAY 2 - AUCKLAND - WAITOMO - ROTORUA

Farewell the ‘City of Sails’ as you travel south through the fertile Waikato region to arrive at Waitomo. Enjoy a guided tour of the world famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves including an underground boat ride viewing the millions of glow worms on the cavern roof. On completion continue over the forested Mamaku Ranges to reach the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua. (B)
Auckand - Waitomo - Rotorua: 336km (approx 4hrs,30mins)

DAY 3 - ROTORUA

Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve, the Agrodome for a sheep and farm show and Rainbow Springs to view trout and wildlife. This afternoon is at leisure. (B)

DAY 4 - ROTORUA - QUEENSTOWN (OWN ARRANGEMENTS)

Depart on your domestic flight from Rotorua to Queenstown (airfare is NOT included). (B)

DAY 5 - QUEENSTOWN

free day to explore the endless optional attavailable. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more. Optional activities not included in the tour price. (B)

DAY 6 - QUEENSTOWN - MT COOK - CHRISTCHURCH

Travel through the Central Otago region and onto the small town of Twizel. Continue north following the shores of Lake Pukaki to Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest peak. Visit the ‘Church of the Good Shepherd’ at Lake Tekapo before travelling across the Canterbury Plains to arrive in the ‘Garden City’ of Christchurch. (B)
Queenstown - Aoraki Mt Cook - Christchurch: 572km (approx 7hrs,10mins)

DAY 7 - DEPARTURE DAY

Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car. We trust you enjoyed your Kiwiway Vacation! (B)

Include in this package

  • Agrodome
  • Te Puia - Maori Culture
  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the best time to visit New Zealand?

Travelers can enjoy trips to New Zealand throughout the year. This island nation experiences summers from December to February. From March to May, it is the autumn season. Spring blooms during September to November, and June to August are winter months. Tourists can contact the tour guides at TravelTriangle to customize their New Zealand holiday packages to travel in the season they are most comfortable in.

What are the major entry points in New Zealand?

Home to a number of tourist attractions in New Zealand, Auckland, Christchurch & Queenstown are generally the places from where travellers begin their journey.

What are the VISA requirements/restrictions for Indian citizens travelling to New Zealand?

An Indian citizen can apply for Visa to New Zealand either by E-Visa Application System or by visiting the Embassy of New Zealand. Following are the pieces of information and supporting documents required to travel to New Zealand:

Supporting documents for ITR of last 3 years

Marriage certificate (if married)

Valid Indian passport

Proof of acceptable standard of health

No criminal background or pending trial for any offence

All other documents on the checklist of the application form

All the conditions that are specified in the form should be met

Apart from this, one must ensure that the information provided in the application is true and authentic.

What are the famous beaches of New Zealand?

There are a number of beautiful beaches in both the Northern & Southern mainlands of New Zealand that attract millions of tourists from all over the world.

Following are some of the most famous beaches in New Zealand:

Hot Water Beach, Coromandel Peninsula- Known for famous natural hot springs spa.

Karekare Beach, West Auckland- This is a quiet beach with vast stretches of black sands. The Annual Pony Race festival is the popular festival here.

Maunganui Beach, Tauranga- Plenty of options for scenic walks with shops and cafes around.

Ninety Mile Beach, Kaitaia- Famous for an incredible sunset view and for fishing and surfing.

One can further read this blog for more information on the famous beaches in New Zealand.

What are the most famous romantic tourist places in New Zealand?

New Zealand is the home to a large number of famous romantic tourist places. Below is the list of some of the most popular tourist destinations for honeymooners and couples in New Zealand:

Coromandel Peninsula- Hot Water Beach and Hahei Beach is known for hot springs spa and Kayaking and Hiking activities respectively.

Waiheke Islands- Close to the city of Auckland, it is surrounded by blue waters with empty and secluded beaches apt for a romantic beach holiday in New Zealand.

Fox Glacier- Heli-Hiking in Fox Glacier and the famous seaside lagoon walks.

Rotorua- Hot pools and massage centres, Tarawera falls.

Dunedin- Known for viewing the Southern Royal Albatross Colony and the yellow-eyed Penguins walks.

Queenstown- Camping and fishing in Lake Wanaka, Snowboarding, Helicopter Ride in Otago and many other fun activities are famous amongst couples and honeymooners travelling to New Zealand

Bay of Islands- Sailing, Scuba diving, Heli-tour and Hole in the Rock Cruise.

How is the nightlife of New Zealand and its major cities?

Auckland and Wellington are cities are home to some of the world-class bars, clubs and restaurants where one can enjoy the nightlife to the fullest just like in any other big city of the world. Some smaller towns and cities like Dunedin & Queenstown also offer amazing glitzy nightlife for tourists from all over the world.

Is self-drive option available for couples holidaying in New Zealand?

Yes, the self-drive option is available as there are many companies locally which do provide tourists with cars on rent for travelling around with a number of drop-off points in various major cities. However, travellers must hold a current (valid) driver’s license or an International driving permi

Which are the famous things to do for couples and honeymooners touring in New Zealand?

All the major tourist places in New Zealand have a lot of exciting things to do for couples and honeymooners. Travellers can experience the local shows, the nightlife, stroll on the serene beaches & enjoy water activities like boat rides, Shotover Jets and cruise boating. Moreover, wildlife adventure activities and theme park rides in New Zealand are some of the most popular things to do for couples & honeymooners.

Get more information about honeymoon holidays in New Zealand by reading this blog: http://traveltriangle.com/blog/honeymoon-in-new-zealand/

What is the average temperature in New Zealand during tourist season?

The average temperature in Summers, which is the peak tourist season in New Zealand, ranges between 20? to 30?.

Should one pack woolens for kids in families travelling to New Zealand?

Yes, it’s recommended for travellers to pack some woollens, especially for kids while travelling to New Zealand as it does get quite cold during nights and rainy days.

Popular Locations

Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Wellington, Napier, Nelson, Chiristchurch, Queenstown, Dunedin

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Some of the highlights for me were the hot water beach, the drive creek railroad, Milford sound (of course), the helicopter ride of fox glacier, and the sheep ranch, loved the walks/hikes, snorkeling and kayakling as well.

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