Gondola ride to Bob’s peak
Cruise on the beautiful Milford Sound right upto the Tasman Sea (weather permitting) with lunch
Visit the historic Arrow Town
Visit AJ Hackett Bungy Jump Site at Kawarau Bridge
Guided tour of Te Puia
Enjoy sheep shows at Agrodome
The world-famous Waitomo glow worm caves
City tour of Auckland
DEPARTURE DATES: (EX – Auckland)
Oct ‘18 : 15, 22, 29
Nov ‘18 : 12, 19, 26
Dec‘18 : 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
Jan‘19 : 14, 28
Feb ‘19 : 04, 18, 25
Mar ’19 : 11, 25
April 19: 1
DAY 01: Arrive at Auckland.
Transfer to your hotel. This is only a transit stay in Auckland before you start your New Zealand Delights tour in Queenstown.
DAY 02: On to Queenstown – New Zealand’s adventure capital.
Transfer to Airport after breakfast. Flight to Queenstown. On arrival at Queenstown airport, you will be greeted by your friendly and experienced Thomas Cook Tour Manager/ Local Representative outside the baggage hall. Later check into your hotel at Queenstown or Wanaka or Te Anau. Evening at Leisure to explore the city on our own. Tonight a delicious dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Copthorne Lakefront or Hotel Oaks Shores or similar in Queenstown or Hotel Kingsgate or similar in Te Anau or Hotel Oakridge or similar in Wanaka.
DAY 03: Enjoy the scenic Milford Sound Cruise. Drive back to Queenstown.
After an American breakfast at the hotel, enjoy an unforgettable journey onboard the Milford Sound via the awe inspiring Homer Tunnel and the stunning glacier – carved Eglington Valley. The Milford Sound Cruise sails right up to the mouth of the Tasman Sea (weather permitting). Journey into the untouched paradise of Milford Sound and explore the natural wonders and history surrounding these deep fjords.
Enjoy lunch on cruise. Later drive back to Queenstown. Check into your hotel. Enjoy Dinner.
Overnight at Hotel Copthorne Lakefront or Oaks Shores or similar in Queenstown.
DAY 04: Today experience the Gondola ride that gives you the best view of this city.
Proceed to the “Puzzling World” at Wanaka. Today visit the Historical Arrowtown and also the worlds first Bungy site A J Hacket Kawarau River. After an American breakfast at the hotel; today get ready to experience the famous Arrow town, A J Hackett Bungy Jump Site and the Gondola ride, also a fast convenient access to the best views from Bobs Peak, which is reputed to be the steepest lift in the Southern Hemisphere. Proceed to Puzzling world at Wanaka, a unique attraction specializing in puzzling eccentricity. Offering the world’s first “modern-styled” Great Maze, incredible Illusion Rooms, and the most eccentric architecture and Oddities. Enjoy Lunch. Evening at Leisure. Enjoy dinner tonight at a local Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Copthorne Lakefront or Oaks Shores or similar in Queenstown.
DAY 05: Day is completely free at leisure to explore the many adventure activities in Queenstown.
Enjoy an American breakfast at the hotel. Lunch coupon will be provided today. Queenstown is
considered to be the adventure capital of the world. Hence the day is free to explore at your own pace or choose an optional activity. (Pre booking compulsory on all activities on Day 1 or Day 2 of the tour with the tour manager. Also all optional activities are weather permitting)
Why jump out of a perfectly good aeroplane?
It takes a certain kind of person to skydive from an aeroplane. It takes courage. You step out of that aircraft door and for some seconds you freefall at 200km/hour. The personal challenge is immense! Queenstown is the birthplace of Tandem Skydiving in New Zealand, also known as the ‘Adventure
Capital of the World’. Queenstown in NZ’s South Island is the premium place to “Jump” The drop zone is located at the base of the famous Remarkables mountain range surrounded by a working sheep farm.
Shot Over Jet Boat Ride:
Prepare yourself for the ultimate Jet Boating experience with Shotover Jet – the unique, breathtaking white water ride and adrenaline rush you’ll never forget. From the moment the accelerator hits the floor,your adrenaline hits the roof. You’ll speed over 10cm deep water, along the famous Shotover River and deep into the spectacular Shotover River Canyons. It’s an amazing white water ride, as the Shotover Canyon walls tower over you, your expert driver puts his state-of-the-art Big Red Jet Boat through its paces. At 85kph he’ll skillfully whip the powerful boat past rocky outcrops, skim around crags and boulders, and speed through the dramatic and narrow canyons. Enjoy Indian dinner at a local restaurant. Lot of other optional tours are also available. Please check at the end of this document. Overnight at Hotel Copthorne Lakefront or Oaks Shores or similar in Queenstown.
DAY 06 – (FLIGHT TO AUCKLAND)
Flight to Auckland – “The city of Sails”. Enjoy a city tour of this beautiful, pristine city and also enjoy a bird’s eye view of Auckland city from the Sky Tower observatory deck.
After an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport to board your flight to Auckland. On arrival enjoy lunch and get set for a day of fun as we take you for a city tour of Auckland featuring Harbour Bridge and waterfront drive. Check into your hotel. Later enjoy a bird’s eye view of Auckland city from the Sky Tower observatory deck. Check into your hotel. Tonight Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Ibis Ellerslie (3*) or similar in Auckland. ** Due to high season demand / special event,
some groups may stay at Hotel Ibis (3*) or similar in Hamilton.
DAY 07 Proceed to Day trip of Rotorua – “The Thermal city”. Enroute visit Hamilton Gardens, proceed to Waitomo Glow Worm Caves. Visit Te Puia Thermal Reserves.
After an American breakfast at the hotel, drive towards Rotorua and visit the Hamilton Gardens. Enjoy guided Tour of Te Puia Thermal Reserves on arrival in Rotorua, via the beautiful Cambridge. Enroute visit the Waitomo Caves in the lush Waikato region. Marvel at Mother Nature’s light display, as you glide silently through the starry wonderland caves of Glow-worm situated underground along the Waitomo River and gaze in silence at the myriad of glow-worm lights that make up the Glow-worm Grotto. As you enter this galaxy of tiny living lights, you will immediately experience a serene ambience and be fascinated and intrigued by tiny glow-worms that light your way. Next proceed for a guided tour of Te Puia Thermal Reserve where you can wander around the bubbling mud pools and see the famous ‘Pohutu’ Geyser. Tonight Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Overnight at Ibis Rotorua (3*) or similar.
DAY 08:See the sheep shearing show at Agrodome.
After breakfast, check out and proceed to Agrodome which will give you a chance to see through the eyes of a true New Zealand farmer. Witness the Agrodome Sheep Shearing Show an exciting and informative insight into the world of New Zealand agriculture, featuring different breeds of sheep, sheep shearing, cow milking, lamb feeding and dog demonstrations. Tonight Indian dinner awaits you at a local restaurant. Proceed to Auckland. Later enjoy an Indian Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at Ibis Ellerslie (3*) or similar in Auckland.
DAY 09: Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday.
This morning after an American breakfast / Boxed Breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport, where your memorable Thomas Cook tour comes to an end. Do spare a few minutes to fill in the feedback form and hand it over to your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your “New Zealand Delights” tour. (B)
Currency Used: (NZD) New Zealand Dollars
Time Difference: New Zealand is 07 hours 30 minutes ahead of IST.
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
Sightseeing, excursions, accommodation and meals as per above mentioned itinerary
01 night accommodation at (3*) or similar in Auckland.
01 night accommodation at Hotel Copthorne Lakefront (3*) or Hotel Oaks Shores (3*) or similar in
Queenstown or Hotel Kingsgate or similar in Te Anau or Hotel Oakridge or similar in Wanaka.
03 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Copthorne Lakefront (3*) or Hotel Oaks Shores (3*) or similar in
01 night’ accommodation at Hotel Ibis Ellerslie (3*) or similar in Auckland.
** Due to high season demand / special event, some groups may stay at Hotel Ibis (3*) or similar in
01 night accommodation at Hotel Ibis (3*) or similar in Rotorua.
01 night accommodation at Hotel Ibis Ellerslie (3*) or similar in Auckland
Daily American buffet breakfasts at the hotel. (Except on Day of Arrival).
05 Indian lunches.
07 Indian Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian dinners.
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airfare (Main and internal), Ticket taxes, Visa and Insurance charges.
Tips to guides, drivers, hotel waiters, etc. of NZD 04 per day per person for the duration of the
tour to be paid to the Tour Manager on day 01 of the tour.
If you wish to travel on a date other than the group departure date for your tour and/or wish to
return on a date other than the day your tour ends and/or wish to fly in/out of a city other then the
start/end city of your tour, there will be an additional charge that will be applicable (subject to
availability of seats for the given dates and ticket validity), which will be advised to you by your
Sales staff/Travel agent. Kindly note, the deviation will be actioned only 30 days prior to the tour
Baggage handling fees for additional check-in baggage and any additional sectors for internal flights.
The cost of the Passport, POE charges, etc.
Any services not mentioned in “What Your Tour Price Includes”.
Single entry New Zealand Visa.
|Nomads Safari : Queenstown Lord of the Rings
|Tandem Sky Dive Queenstown : 9000ft (Pre Booking preferable)
|Helicopter flight to Remarkables (20min
|Shotover Canyon Swing
Optional Tours are dependant on weather conditions & subject to operational feasibility by the
Prices subject to change by the local vendors without notice.
All optional activities will have to be booked and paid to your Thomas Cook Tour Manager or
representative on day 01 or day 02 of the tour. All payments to be made in NZD cash only (Credit
cards not accepted).
Optional tours are booked & paid on 100% non-refundable & non cancellation policy.
Some activities mentioned above as Pre Booking required needs to be booked from India or your
home country only.
Some activities mentioned above as Pre Booking preferable – We highly recommend to book in
advance as these activities gets full very fast and might not be available on tour.
Shotover Jet Child minimum height must be 1 metre
Bungy Jump minimum weight 35kg. Guests under 14 yrs need to be accompanied by an adult
Medical condition applies.
GST will be additional if paid in India.
POINTS TO BE NOTED:
Passengers joining this tour must travel to / from the hub city at their own expense.
Please take extra care of your personal belongings while on the tour, every country you travel to is
prone to thefts and bag snatching. Thomas cook will not be liable for any loss of
Meals are pre-set and a-la carte is not possible.
Any damages caused to the hotel rooms / Coach during your stay, shall be payable by the
passengers. Thomas Cook will not be liable for the same.
The company shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, baggage loss,
theft, injury, accident, death, breakdown or irregularity, which may occur in carrying out the tour
arrangement, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all
such loss or expense must be borne by the passengers. Insurance policies must be carried while on
The management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses incurred due to delay or
changes in schedules of train, flight, bus, ship or other services.
We also reserve the right to substitute a hotel of similar class if it is deemed advisable or necessary.
We reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion
For the convenience of our passengers, we will sometimes amend the itinerary. However, all the
services will remain the same.
There are no refunds for any services i.e. meals, sightseeing etc. not utilized on your tour.
A local representative or a driver may only be there to assist you during your initial part of the tour.
Taxes as applicable.
The images used in this brochure are for representation purpose only.
Please refer to the Booking Form for detailed “Terms and Conditions”.