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AAT Kings

AAT Kings 7 Day New Zealand Panorama

AAT Kings’ fully escorted 7 day NZ Panorama visits the city sights of Auckland, Rotorua, Queenstown with options to explore further.

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New Zealand escorted tour

This suggested tour costs from NZD$3,385 per person (twin share, low season)

Starts in Queenstown, finishes in Auckland

7 days/6 nights

Hotel 4 star

 Pre and post tour options? YES

 Viewed 54 times in the last 7 days

This tour also includes
Dinner at The Boatshed
Be My Guest Experience on local Queenstown Farm
Maori Village Experience & Hangi (dinner), Rotorua
Waitomo Glow Worm Caves
Entrance to Rainbow Springs and Kiwi Encounter
Visit to Whakarewarewa Living Village
6 breakfasts, 2 dinners, 1 special dinner
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Brief itinerary - AAT Kings 7 Day New Zealand Panorama

Day 1: Join your travel companions in Queenstown
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown (or similar)

Day 2: Queenstown Experience
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown (or similar)

Day 3: Queenstown at Leisure
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown (or similar)

Day 4: Fly North to Auckland, City of Sails
Accommodation: Skycity Grand Hotel (or similar)

Day 5: See the twinkling Glowworms
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua (or similar)

Day 6: Stop in at the fabulous Rainbow Springs Nature Park
Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua (or similar)

Day 7: Bid your fellow travellers farewell

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Day 1 - Join your travel companions in Queenstown

AAT Kings 7 Day New Zealand Panorama - Day 1
AAT Kings 7 Day New Zealand Panorama

Welcome to Queenstown, New Zealand. This evening, join your Travel Director for dinner at The Boatshed set in the historic New Zealand Railways Shipping Office built-in 1936. With its spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range, it's the perfect venue for your exclusive Regional Dinner.

Arrival at Queenstown Airport is required before 4 pm on this day.

Your accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown (or similar)

Millennium Hotel Queenstown is located in the heart of Queenstown within minutes of the central shopping and entertainment area.

Meals included: Dinner

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Day 2 - Queenstown Experience

AAT Kings 7 Day New Zealand Panorama - Day 2
Queenstown

Get a feel for real country life this morning when you meet host Laura for a Be My Guest Experience. Born and raised on a sheep and deer farm in the deep south of New Zealand, Laura will share the story of her life growing up in the country. Try your hand at sheep mustering, whip cracking as well as the chance to feed and pet the farm animals. You'll leave feeling more like a local than a visitor. Enjoy your free time this afternoon. An Optional Experience could see you taking a jet boat ride down the Shotover River, a minibus excursion through Skipper's Canyon or tempting your taste buds on a wine tour.

Your accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown (or similar)

Millennium Hotel Queenstown is located in the heart of Queenstown within minutes of the central shopping and entertainment area.

Meals included: Breakfast

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Day 3 - Queenstown at Leisure

AAT Kings 7 Day New Zealand Panorama - Day 3
Queenstown

While Queenstown wears its Global Adventure badge proudly, it’s also the perfect place to relax and explore. The town boasts great shopping with luxury brands, iconic New Zealand design stores, and boutique fashion. If bungy jumping or tree-to-tree ziplining isn't your cup of tea, consider an Optional Experience to spectacular Milford Sound, travel to the UNESCO World Heritage Fiordland National Park. Experience magnificent scenery and many photo opportunities, by the Mirror Lakes, Knobs Flat, Hollyford Valley lookout (Pop’s view), Cleddau Valley and the Chasm, drive through the hand-hewn Homer Tunnel towards the iconic Mitre Peak and the Bowen Falls before reaching Milford Sound for your cruise.

Your accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown (or similar)

Millennium Hotel Queenstown is located in the heart of Queenstown within minutes of the central shopping and entertainment area.

Meals included: Breakfast

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Day 4 - Fly North to Auckland, City of Sails

AAT Kings 7 Day New Zealand Panorama - Day 4
Queenstown to Auckland

Today depart the adventure capital of New Zealand Queenstown and head north to the City of Sails, Auckland. Tonight, why not dine at one of the many eateries on Federal Street, a hotspot for food lovers right on your doorstep. With an impressive accolade of awards between them, there is something to suit every taste at Federal Street.

Your flight today is not included in the tour price but can be organised by your travel specialist if you would like. The flight required is Queenstown to Auckland: NZ614.

Domestic Flight - Queenstown to Auckland

Please note, an additional deposit is required for this flight booking.

Your accommodation: Skycity Grand Hotel (or similar)

Ideally situated in the heart of Auckland’s CBD, with many of the city's most impressive attractions and eateries literally on your doorstep, the Skycity Grand Hotel offers guests a truly five-star experience. The friendly and attentive team is here to attend to your every need.

Meals included: Breakfast

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Day 5 - See the twinkling Glowworms

AAT Kings 7 Day New Zealand Panorama - Day 5
Auckland to Rotorua

Today journey south through the King Country region which was at the centre of the New Zealand Wars in the 1860’s. Join a 'Local Specialist' in a starry wonderland - a cavernous galaxy of twinkling bright green and blue glow-worms that light up the Ruakuri Caves, Waitomo. This evening, you'll join our hosts at the Mitai Maori Village for an authentic introduction to Maori culture, experience a delicious Hangi feast and cultural performance.

Your accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua (or similar)

Rotorua's largest 4 star deluxe hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of the city overlooking Lake Rotorua. Five levels of accommodation offer guests a wide variety of scenic views.

Meals included: Breakfast, Speciality Dinner

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Day 6 - Stop in at the fabulous Rainbow Springs Nature Park

AAT Kings 7 Day New Zealand Panorama - Day 6
Rotorua

Visit Rainbow Springs Nature Park for a guided tour of the National Kiwi Hatchery Aotearoa, the national leader in kiwi husbandry. Learn about the work being done to save New Zealand’s national bird, see kiwi eggs being incubated, the hatching process and newly hatched kiwi chicks. Continue to the Living Maori Village Whakarewarewa and gain in-depth insights into the lives of the Māori people and the special bond they share with this ancient land. See New Zealand's biggest geyser, bubbling mud pools and thermal springs. Later we'll join our Travel Director and new-found friends for a Farewell Dinner at Terrace Kitchen on the Lakefront.

Your accommodation: Millennium Hotel Rotorua (or similar)

Rotorua's largest 4 star deluxe hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of the city overlooking Lake Rotorua. Five levels of accommodation offer guests a wide variety of scenic views.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

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Day 7 - Bid your fellow travellers farewell

AAT Kings 7 Day New Zealand Panorama - Day 7
Farewell from Rotorua

Bid farewell to your epic Antipodean adventure as you are transferred to Auckland Airport for your onward flight.

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