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Discover Auckland & Queenstown with Airfare

Duration
10 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,829

Goway's 10 day Discover Auckland and Queenstown air-land getaway package visits the north, Auckland, and South Island, Queenstown, of beautiful New Zealand.


This 10-day, air-inclusive trip to New Zealand is ideal for those wanting a taste of the country on a limited time budget. It focuses on the country’s two most popular destinations, super liveable Auckland, and the outdoor adventure capital, Queenstown.

Auckland has perfected the indoor/outdoor lifestyle balance like few other cities in the world. Built on an isthmus between two bays, the “City of Sails” is ripe for you to explore with a Hop On Hop Off bus pass. You can visit the Auckland Museum, its waterfront, historic Parnell Village, Auckland Zoo, take in the spectacular view from Mount Eden, or choose from nine other key attractions. The following roam Waiheke Island, a unique spot in the Hauraki Gulf, with its own stories to tell.

Fly on to Queenstown, steeling yourself for some of New Zealand’s signature outdoor adventures. Take a leisurely ride aboard the famous Skyline Gondola for unbeatable Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu views and enjoy a complimentary buffet lunch – courtesy of Goway.

Transfer to Queenstown airport for your flight home.


 

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Duration
10 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,829

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Day 1

Depart North America

Depart from North America on board Air New Zealand

Day 2

Cross the International Dateline

You will lose a day, which is regained on the return journey.

Day 3

Arrive Auckland

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is at leisure. Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand on the North Island, is known as the “City of Sails” due to its attractive harbour, home to thousands of sailing boats. It occupies a narrow isthmus between the harbour and the sea. It also has the largest Polynesian population of any city in the world.

This modern city combines urban with beautiful beaches, hiking trails, islands and a rugged West Coast. For amazing views of the city, visit the Skytower, the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere or Mount Eden, an extinct volcano crater and the highest point in Auckland.

 

Hotel Type Hotel
Economy Ibis Budget Auckland Centre
Moderate Adina Apartment Hotel Auckland
First Class
1 - 30 Nov '19 &
1 Feb - 31 Mar '20
Grand Millennium Hotel Auckland 
First Class
1 Dec ' 19  - 31 Jan '20 
Amora Hotel Auckland 
Duration4 Nights
Day 4

Auckland Hop on Hop Off Explorer Tour

Today you will enjoy the Auckland Hop On Hop Off Explorer, an all day sightseeing tour visiting Auckland's Big 14 Attractions with full commentary.

Buses leave every 30 minutes from and the all-day bus pass allows you to get on and off all day with the same pass. The tour visits a number of Auckland attractions including SkyCity, Auckland Museum, Parnell Village, Kelly Tarlton's, Auckland waterfront, Mount Eden and Auckland Zoo just to name a few (entry fees not included).

Day 5

Waiheke Island Explorer Tour

Be introduced to Waiheke on the Fullers Explorer Tour, a picturesque 35 minutes boat trip followed by 1.5 hour scenic highlight tour of Waiheke's stunning locations. Cruise to Waiheke through the glorious Hauraki Gulf, on arrival you will be met by an experienced guide who will give you a taste of the views, culture and history that make up the diverse Island of Waiheke.  On conclusion of the tour, take advantage of the complimentary All Day Bus Pass allowing you to either return to a destination on the tour or discover the island further on the Waiheke Island scheduled bus services.

Day 6

Day at leisure

Today is free to explore Auckland at your leisure.   We highly recommend an excursion to the Bay of Islands or the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua (additional cost applies)

Day 7

Depart Auckland for Queenstown

You will be transferred back to the airport for your flight to Queenstown. Upon arrival in Queenstown you will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s top travel destinations and the gateway to some of New Zealand’s best natural scenery.

The city is small yet energetic and sits right next to the crystal clear Lake Wakatipu with an amazing backdrop of mountain ranges. It is also a centre for adventure pursuits. Visitors can experience a diverse range of activities including opportunities to bungee jump, sky dive, jet boat, plus go horseback riding and river rafting all within the nearby magnificent landscapes

Hotel Type Hotel
Economy Heartland Hotel Queenstown
Moderate Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront
First Class Millennium Hotel Queenstown  
Duration3 Nights
Day 8

Skyline Gondola with Free Buffet Lunch

Marvel at the stunning views as you ride the Skyline Queenstown Gondola - the steepest cable car lift in the Southern Hemisphere! Sit back and relax as the best views in the region unfold before your eyes and the Gondola carries you 450 metres above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu to the top of Bob's Peak. En route you will enjoy a spectacular 220 degree panorama, with breath taking views of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Walter Peak, Cecil Peak and over Queenstown. On arrival purpose built viewing platforms and outdoor terraces provide great photo opportunities. Then enjoy the famous Taste of New Zealand buffet which offers delectable fresh seafood, salads, roast meats and delicious desserts, while the panoramic view from the windows will captivate you.

Day 9

Day at leisure

Today is free to explore Queenstown at your leisure, we highly recommend an excursion to majestic Milford Sound (additional cost applies).

Day 10

Depart Queenstown for North America

Return to the airport for your flight home. Crossing the international dateline, you regain the day and arrive the same day at your hometown!

Other Information

DEPARTURES AND PRICES:

 

Departures from:
Los Angeles or
San Francisco
 US$

Economy Hotels

Moderate Hotels

 First Class Hotels

1 - 30 Nov '19 $1,929 $2,199 $2,229
1 - 12 Dec '19 $1,929 $2,199 $2,079
13 Dec '19 - 11 Jan '20 $2,769 $2,919 $2,919
12 - 31 Jan '20 $2,669 $2,919 $2,919
1 - 16 Feb '20 $1,829 $2,199 $2,229
17 Feb - 31 Mar '20 $1,949 $2,199 $2,229
1 - 30 Apr '20 $2,059 $2,299 $2,299
1 May - 21 Jun '20 $1,999 $2,139 $2,119
22 Jun - 23 Jul '20 $2,349 $2,529 $2,519
24 Jul - 17 Sep '20 $2,059 $2,239 $2,229
From California/Nevada/Arizona add $200, from Colorado/Idaho/Montana/New Mexico/ Oregon/Utah/Washington/Wyoming add $310, from Houston/Chicago add $140, from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (except CHI), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin add $360, from Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, West Virginia, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont add $410

 

Departure from
Vancouver
CA $

Economy
Hotels

Moderate
Hotels

 First Class
Hotels

1 Nov - 12 Dec '19 $2,269 $2,579 $2,619
13 Dec `19 - 12 Jan `20 $3,649 $3,819 $3,799
13 - 31 Jan `20 $3,529 $3,819 $3,799
1 - 16 Feb `20 $2,289 $2,579 $2,619
17 Feb - 31 Mar `20 $2,289 $2,579 $2,619
1 - 30 Apr `20 $2,099 $2,399 $2,389
1 May - 21 Jun `20 $1,999 $2,199 $2,179
23 Jun - 23 Jul `20 $2,989 $3,199 $3,199
24 Jul - 17 Sep `20 $2,099 $2,319 $2,309
For departures from Victoria/Nanaimo/Edmonton/Calgary/Kelowna/ Kamloops add $110, from Regina/Winnipeg/Saskatoon/Halifax add $375, Toronto/Ottawa/Montreal add $325, from Fredericton/Moncton/Sydney/Charlottetown/ add $750.  Please enquire for add on airfares for any city not listed.

 

Book By: 31 Dec. 2019

SPECIAL OFFERS INCLUDED: Valued up to US $317 / CA $249:

ECONOMY OPTION:

  • Enjoy one free breakfast per person at Heartland Hotel in Queenstown (Valid until 15 Apr ’20)

MODERATE OPTION:

  • One free night in Auckland at the Adina Apartment Hotel (15 – 29 Dec ’19, 2 – 31 Jan and 1 Apr – 30 Sep ‘20)
  •  $50NZD (until 31 Mar ’20) or $100 NZD (from 1 Apr ’20) Food and Beverage Credit in Queenstown at the Copthorne Lakefront Hotel

FIRST CLASS OPTION:

  • $50NZD (1  – 30 Nov ’19 then 1 Feb - 31 Mar ’20) Food and Beverage Credit in Auckland at the Grand Millennium Hotel
  •  $50NZD (until 31 Mar ’20) or $100 NZD (from 1 Apr ’20) Food and Beverage Credit in Queenstown at the Millennium Grand Hotel

PLUS…Goway will upgrade you for FREE from a Skyline Gondola Ride to the Skyline Gondola with Buffet Lunch Experience

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Round trip airfare with Air New Zealand – Los Angeles/Auckland/Queenstown/Los Angeles
  • Airport – hotel – airport transfers throughout
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Auckland
  • Hop on Hop off Auckland Explorer Tour
  • Waiheke Island Explorer Tour
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Queenstown
  • Skyline Gondola Ride with free upgrade to Buffet Lunch

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities unless otherwise stated
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Optional excursions
  • Beverages unless otherwise stated
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Park fees.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are quoted in CAD/USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on double/twin occupancy. Single supplements apply. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply, pricing also based on flights Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri, if travelling on a Fri/Sat/Sun a weekend surcharge will apply. Prices are current at time of posting (30-May-19). All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice and all pricing subject to availability and may not be available every day at listed prices.  Advance Purchase and minimum stay requirements may apply to the airfares used.  Please call for a customized quote. Advance Purchase requirements may apply to your airfare, if travelling within the advance purchase period surcharges may apply.

New Zealand is very busy with special events, if your travel falls over the following dates a surcharge will apply or this package may not be available at listed prices. Your Goway Agent will prepare a customized quotation for you for any travel over these dates:

Hotel

Dates

Ibis Budget Central Auckland 11 - 19 Dec, 31 Dec, `19, 10 - 16 Feb `20
Adina Apartments Auckland

13 - 15 Dec, 30 Dec `19, 1 Jan, 15 Aug `20

Grand Millennium Hotel 6 Feb `20
Copthorne Lakefront Queenstown 26 Dec `19- 2 Jan, 25 Jan - 3 Feb `20
 Millennium Queenstown  26 Dec `19 - 2 Jan, 25 Jan - 3 Feb `20



2 Jun 2020
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