Spotlight on New Zealand

2015 Prices From $4,390 plus on-tour air for 10 Days - Tauck World Discovery

The ultimate in New Zealand tours, Tauck's New Zealand-only trip offers an in-depth look at this beautiful country from Wellington to Auckland.  As a Tauck Exclusive, travel aboard our exclusive air charters as you experience the North and South Islands as only Tauck can. Make cultural connections as you explore Maori traditions; explore your adventurous side on a jet boat cruise; travel by helicopter to the top of Bob's Peak in Queenstown; pamper your palate on a green-lipped mussel and wine cruise on the Marlborough Sounds, lunch at a winery known for its Pinot Noir and lakeside views, and a wine tasting on Waiheke Island; and view some amazing natural wonders from the geysers of Rotorua to the glacier-carved cliffs of Milford Sound!


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  1. Day 1

    Arrive Wellington



    Day 2

    Wonders of Wellington


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    Day 3

    Charter flights to a cruise on the Marlborough Sounds and Te Anau


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    Day 4

    Fiordland National Park and cruising on Milford Sound


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    Day 5

    To Queenstown and lunch at a winery


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    Day 6

    Adventures by jet boat and helicopter in Queenstown


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    Day 7

    A Lake Wakatipu steamer and South Island country life


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    Day 8

    Geothermal wonders in Rotorua, Maori culture and on to Auckland


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    Day 9

    A wine tasting and lunch on Wahiheke Island, and a farewell evening in Auckland


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    Day 10

    Homeward bound



    Note: Activities marked with an asterisk (*) are at your own risk; a signed liability waiver will be required.

    Note: Tours of January 18 and February 8 will stay at The Langham Auckland on nights 8 & 9.

The Tauck Difference

Our Tauck New Zealand trip was the first tour we have ever taken – thank you for a wonderful trip. Our Tauck Director was not only knowledgeable beyond any expectations but was organized and witty; he made our trip pleasurable beyond expectations. We look forward to traveling with Tauck again.

Jim & Joy Wassel, FL

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