14 DAYS - NZ DANCE HOLIDAY 2024 - Southern Circuit

Includes

Transport, Accommodation, All Tours, Meals as listed by Code B, MT, L, AT, D,  Christchurch Dance Weekend

Excludes

Flights, Travel Insurance, Transport outside of the tour dates 17th-30th Sept 2024

Itinerary

Tuesday 17th September  DAY ONE  D 


- Free Time Queenstown If Your Flights Allow


- Accommodation: Scenic Suites Queenstown 


Embark on a breathtaking journey as you land in Queenstown, where the majestic landscapes of New Zealand welcome you. A comfortable ride with Pacific Tourways ushers you into the heart of adventure. Settle into the Scenic Suites Queenstown and unwind. As evening falls, gather for a social drink, a perfect prelude to a delightful 3-course dinner at the hotel's on-site restaurant, capping off your first day in this picturesque town.


DAY TWO  B, D 


- Scenic lakeside drive to Glenorchy Village


- Beech Forest Walk to Bob's Cove


- Bennett's Bluff photo stop


- Afternoon Free Time In Queenstown


- Dinner Cruise On HMS Earnslaw & Walter Peak Station


- Accommodation: Scenic Suites Queenstown 


Awake to a day filled with scenic wonders. Begin with a serene lakeside drive to Glenorchy Village, followed by a refreshing Beech Forest walk to Bob's Cove and a photo stop at Bennett's Bluff. After some free time in Queenstown, embark on an enchanting dinner cruise aboard the HMS Earnslaw to Walter Peak Station, a journey filled with stunning views and culinary delights.


DAY THREE  B


- Day Trip to Fiordland World Heritage Park


- Milford Sound Cruise


- Accommodation: Scenic Suites Queenstown


Today promises an awe-inspiring journey to Milford Sound, a crown jewel of Fiordland. From a comfortable coach, marvel at nature's grandeur before boarding a cruise through the breathtaking fjords. Lunch aboard offers a variety of delightful options. As evening approaches, return to Queenstown, with a quick stop in Te Anau, carrying with you memories of a spectacular day. 


*12hr Milford Sound Day Tour & Cruise - pick up and return Scenic Suites Departing 6.55am, Return 8pm. Food On Board Cruise For MT, L, D eftpos available


DAY FOUR  B, D 


- Drive to Coronet Peak Mountain & Skifield


- Exploring Arrowtown and historic Chinese gold mining camps


- Historic Cardrona Hotel visit


- Lake Wanaka


- Accommodation: Oakridge Resort Wanaka


After breakfast, journey to Coronet Peak Mountain and explore the historic charms of Arrowtown and its Chinese gold mining camps. Refresh at the iconic Cardrona Hotel before beholding the serene beauty of Lake Wanaka. The day culminates with a sumptuous dinner at the Oakridge Resort's on-site restaurant, a perfect end to a day of exploration. 


DANCE - WANAKA - Casual Fun Dance Evening Hosted By Les & Russell


DAY FIVE  B, MT, D 


- Boat cruise to Mou Waho Island nature reserve


- Visit to The National Transport and Toy Museum


- Afternoon Free Time Wanaka


- Accommodation: Oakridge Resort Wanaka


Begin with a peaceful Lake Wanaka cruise to Stevenson’s Island, complete with a nature walk and morning tea. After lunch in Wanaka, dive into history at the National Transport & Toy Museum. Enjoy some free time in the afternoon before another delightful dinner at the Oakridge Resort.


DAY SIX  B, D 


- Drive through Makarora Valley to Haast


- Short Walk Visits to Fantail and Thunder Falls, Roaring Billy Falls


- Haast River jet boat tour


- Accommodation: Heartland World Heritage Hotel Haast  


Drive to Meads Bay Lake Hawea, with stops at scenic lookouts. Morning tea at Makarora Tourist Centre precedes short walks to Fantail, Thunder Creek, and Roaring Billy Falls. After a thrilling Haast River jet boat tour, settle in at the Heartland Hotel World Heritage-Haast for dinner and relaxation.


DAY SEVEN  B, D


- Ship Creek Lookout visit


- Knights Point and Lake Paringa stops


- Fox Glacier Village visit


- Fox Glacier Walk


- Accommodation: Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier


Visit the Ship Creek Lookout, Knights Point, and Lake Paringa, with morning tea at South Westland Salmon & Café. Explore Fox Glacier Village and its stunning glacier views, before a restful night and dinner at the Heartland Hotel, Fox Glacier.


DAY EIGHT  B, D


- Visit to Whataroa (White Herons nesting site)


- Treetop Walk


- Accommodation: Beachfront Hotel Hokitika  


Witness the beauty of Whataroa’s White Herons and walk among the treetops on West Coasts Treetop canopy walk. Stay at Beachfront Hotel Hokitika.


EVENING DANCE - Greymouth - Casual Fun Dance Evening Hosted By Les & Russell


DAY NINE   B, D


-Punakaiki 'Pancake Rocks"


- TranzAlpine Rail Journey or


- Arthur's Pass Alpine Drive & Castle Hill Rocks


- Accommodation: Rydges Latimer Hotel Christchurch


Away early to visit the spectacular Punakaiki "Pancake" Rocks and before returning to Greymouth to climb aboard the TranzAlpine Rail Journey from Greymouth to Christchurch, a scenic feast for the eyes. Dinner onboard adds to the experience. Check into Rydges Latimer Christchurch for a restful night.


If you have done the TranzAlpine Railway before a lovely option is to stay on the bus and cross the mountains via Arthurs Pass  stopping enroute to Christchurch to view the impressive formations of the Castle Hill Rocks.


DAY TEN   B , D


- Christchurch Gondola


- Christchurch Tram City Tour


- Free Time, Botanic Gardens, Museum


- Accommodation: Rydges Latimer Hotel Christchurch


Discover Christchurch with a visit to the Gondola and a Hop on Hop off Tram Tour of the city. Enjoy free time exploring Christchurch, the Botanic Gardens and Museum, followed by dinner at Rydges Latimer Christchurch.


EVENING DANCE - Greymouth - Casual Fun Dance Evening Hosted By Les & Russell


DAY ELEVEN   B, MT, D


- Banks Peninsula


- Akaroa Village & Harbor


- Fishermans Bay Garden


- The Giants House


Journey to Akaroa, with a morning tea and garden tour at Fishermans Bay Garden. After free time for lunch in the quaint seaside village of Akaroa, visit The Giants House and, time permitting, the Little River Gallery. Dinner awaits back at Rydges Latimer Christchurch.


Saturday 28th September DAY TWELVE  B, AT, D


Multi Club Dance Weekend Christchurch


Hosts: Lesley & Russell Edwards Melbourne Australia


Begin your morning indulging in some delightful shopping in Christchurch, followed by a leisurely lunch at a charming local eatery. The afternoon unfolds with an invigorating dance workshop, interspersed with a sociable afternoon tea. Revel in the rhythmic energy as various clubs showcase their dances. After a brief interlude, we reconvene for an evening filled with enchanting dance performances and a sumptuous dinner. This night promises to be a celebration of dance and music, bringing together enthusiasts from New Zealand and Australia for an unforgettable experience


Sunday 29th September DAY THIRTEEN  B, MT, L, D


Multi Club Dance Weekend Christchurch


Hosts: Lesley & Russell Edwards Melbourne Australia


After breakfast, engage in a morning dance workshop an opportunity to learn a new dance followed by lunch. The afternoon brings more dancing and a farewell tea & coffee, concluding with our special last dinner together as a touring group at Rydges Latimer.


Monday 30th September  DAY FOURTEEN B


- Departure Flights


Savor a final breakfast in Christchurch before departing on your homeward journey, filled with unforgettable memories and stories of a lifetime.


Transport to Christchurch Airport: Arranged with No.8 based on Individuals flight schedule       

Location

Queenstown

Duration

14 Days

Regular Price

$6,100.00

Mandatory booking fee

$0.00

Single supplement fee

$1,527.00

Next Tour Date

Tue, 17th of Sep 2024

Important Notes for this tour

This tour require's Individuals have moderate fitness and are Independent

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