Scenic Splendour

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Destinations
  • New Zealand
  • Australasia
Day 1: UK > Auckland

Fly with a world-renowned airline from a choice of UK airports. Meals: on board meal service and complimentary bar service.



Day 2: In Flight

Relax as you fly towards your destination. Meals: on board meal service and complimentary bar service.



Day 3: Arrive Auckland

Kia Ora and welcome to Auckland for an overnight stay. Meals: on board meal service and complimentary bar service.



Day 4: Auckland > Rotorua

Visit the Hobbiton Movie Set in the heart of New Zealand, where you can step into the lush pastures of the Shire™, as featured in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogies. Next arrive in Rotorua, home of Mãori culture and bubbling mud pools, for a two-night stay.

Breakfast Included. Lunch Included

Day 5: Rotorua

Be amazed by Rotorua’s geothermal activity during a visit to Te Puia.

Freechoice: Witness a sheep show, take an amphibious duck tour or relax in the geothermal pools. Alternatively, enjoy wine-tasting and the skyline gondola. Later on, immerse yourself in Mãori traditions at an authentic hangi dinner.

Optional flight - Take a flight to Mt Tarawera, including a volcanic landing. (Additional expense). Please call for details.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 6: Rotorua > Napier

Witness the force of nature at Huka Falls before visiting magnificent Lake Taupo. Enjoy an overnight stay in the home of Art Deco, Napier.

Enrich
Meet the makers at a special wine-tasting and dinner at the award-winning Mission Estate Winery.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 7: Napier > Wellington

Freechoice: Take a walking tour of Napier’s Art Deco buildings, or enjoy a Vintage Car Highlights Tour. Alternatively, take a guided tour of the Aquarium and experience a behind the scenes tour of the little penguins. Continue to Wellington for a two-night stay.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 8: Wellington

Explore Wellington’s sights on your city tour before visiting the National Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa.

Enrich
Take an in-depth journey of Te Papa to discover the treasures and stories of New Zealand’s land and people. Concludes with kapu ti – a hot drink and traditionally inspired food.

Breakfast Included

Day 9: Wellington > Blenheim

Travel in the premium lounge on the ferry across the Marlborough Sounds to start your discovery of the South Island.

Freechoice: Choose between wine-tasting at the home of Sauvignon Blanc, a visit to Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre or an afternoon cruise on the Marlborough Sounds.

Enjoy an overnight stay at Blenheim.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 10: Blenheim > Christchurch

Drive along the spectacular east coast where rugged mountains meet the ocean. At Kaikoura discover the diverse marine life. Experience how Christchurch is recovering during your two-night stay.

Breakfast Included

Day 11: Christchurch

Freechoice: Go punting on the River Avon, take the Botanic Gardens Tour or enjoy an open-top bus ride around Christchurch. Alternatively visit the seaside town of Akaroa or the International Antarctic Centre – the choice is entirely yours.

Freechoice Dining: Choose between dinner at the hotel, or experience a home-hosted three course dinner with a local family.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 12: Christchurch > Franz Josef

Join the TranzAlpine this morning for your rail journey across the Southern Alps. Stand in wonder at Franz Josef Glacier with its ever-changing face before your overnight Special Stay.

Optional flight - Take a helicopter flight over the Franz Josef or Fox Glacier and experience the wonder of landing on this natural alpine landscape. (Additional expense).

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 13: Franz Josef > Queenstown

Enjoy a ride on the Haast River Jet boat before you arrive in Queenstown for your three night stay.

Breakfast Included

Day 14: Queenstown

Freechoice: Take the Dart River Wilderness Jet or tour local wineries. Alternatively, feel exhilarated on the Shotover jet, take a 4WD Skippers Canyon tour or Safari of the Scenes tour exploring The Lord of The Rings filming locations.

Freechoice Dining: Take a steamship cruise on TSS Earnslaw and enjoy dinner at Walter Peak, ride the Skyline Gondola and dine overlooking Queenstown or simply relax at the hotel’s restaurant.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 15: Queenstown

Enjoy a free day to discover Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world.

Breakfast Included

Day 16: Queenstown > Milford Sound

In the darkness of Te Anau caves, see the shimmer of thousands of glowworms. Overnight, stay on board the Milford Mariner amidst the majesty of Milford Sound.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 17: Milford Sound > Dunedin

Awake to breathtaking beauty in Milford Sound. The cruise style is relaxed, allowing plenty of time to view the fiord’s spectacular waterfalls, rainforest, mountains and wildlife. Then immerse yourself in New Zealand’s oldest University City, Dunedin, with a two-night stay at Scenic Hotel Southern Cross.

Freechoice Dining: Choose between Speights Brewery, the oldest operational Brewery in New Zealand, and the hotel’s restaurant.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 18: Dunedin

Freechoice: Tour Larnach Castle or visit the breeding colony of Royal Albatross. Alternatively, take a heritage walking tour, or the scenic Taieri Gorge Railway or enjoy Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour.

Breakfast Included

Day 19: Dunedin > Mount Cook

Visit the Moeraki Boulders, a unique sight featuring huge spherical boulders scattered across a sandy beach. Enjoy a Special Stay at Mount Cook.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 20: Mount Cook > Christchurch

Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd before arriving back in Christchurch for your overnight stay. Celebrate your adventures during an iconic tram ride and farewell dinner.

Breakfast Included. Dinner Included

Day 21: Christchurch > UK

It’s time to bid a fond farewell to your new friends and the wonders of New Zealand. After breakfast you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home. Meals: on board full meal service and complimentary bar service

Breakfast Included

Day 22: Arrive UK

Welcome home.



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Touring with Scenic 

Join Scenic for a luxury escorted tour through some of the world’s most esteemed destinations, and experience the ultimate in global exploration and discovery. From Australia & New Zealand, to The Americas, Egypt & Jordan, Southeast Asia and China & Japan, your once-in-a-lifetime adventure blends a fantastic mixture of rail, road, river and air travel to unveil the heartbeat of each destination and the tradition that runs through them.                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Their fully-inclusive philosophy ensures everything you could possibly need is included in the price you pay. From return flights from the UK, transfers and tips, to exclusive once-in-a-lifetime Scenic Enrich experiences, Scenic Freechoice daily excursions, selected dining and a complimentary three-night outbound stopover in a choice of inviting destinations.

Whether you’re watching the sunrise at New Zealand’s Cape Reinga, taking in the unforgettable night’s sky in the Australian Outback, or discovering the colourful heritage of India & Sri Lanka — we are your expert guide and travel companion, helping you experience the world’s wonders in the utmost luxury and comfort. From daily excursions and special events, to food and drink, flights and transfers, and luxury hotel stays — our signature all-inclusive service means you can look forward to the hassle-free trip of a lifetime, safe in the knowledge that everything is taken care of.

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