9D7N WELLINGTON TO AUCKLAND ESCORTED SELF-DRIVE

Up to $400 OFF per Couple
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Sale period: Valid till 31 Oct 2022
Travel period: Dec 02

fr. SGD 4388

Highlights

<<TRAVEL SAFE TRAVEL SMART INITIATIVES>>
- Smaller Group Size
- FREE Cancellation & Flexible Refund
- COVID-19 Protection Benefits 
- Safety & Hygiene Protocols

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Convoys Perks (Min 20pax):

  • Fully escorted by a tour manager from Singapore, who will dispense expert travel advice and offer on-tour exigency support.
  • Exclusive welcome and get-together dinner.
  • Include suggested itinerary and route but different groups in the convoy can also explore at their own pace with daily accommodation at the same location.

Highlights Unique Experience:

  • WETA Workshop Experience
  • Pukaha National Wildlife Centre
  • Te Puia / TE PO Evening
  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tours
  • Waitomo Glowworms Caves

Package Inclusion:

  • Return economy airfare by Air New Zealand
  • 2 night accommodation in Wellington
  • 1 night accommodation in Napier
  • 2 nights accommodation in Rotorua
  • 1 nights accommodation in Hamilton
  • 1 night accommodation in Auckland
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 8 days All-inclusive car rental (1.6-litre)
  • Enhanced COVID-19 Travel Insurance

Flight details: Special Departure : 02 Dec 2022

02-Dec NZ283  Singapore - Auckland     Dep: 0840hrs  Arr: 0935hrs (next day)
03-Dec NZ425  Auckland - Wellington    Dep: 1200hrs Arr: 1305hrs
10-Dec  NZ284  Auckland - Singapore     Dep: 1105hrs Arr: 1640hrs
Meals on Board
Depart Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Wellington.
Breakfast
Upon arrival, collect your car at Wellington Airport. Free at leisure to explore Wellington, New Zealand's ultimate urban destination. Nestled between a harbour and green forest clad hills, the city has national treasures, galleries, museums, boutique shopping, superb cafe and restaurant culture and great nightlife. It offers visitors all the excitement of city life yet has wildlife and nature attractions right on its doorstep. Its compact, village-like size makes the city an easy place to walk around, yet its cosmopolitan flavour gives all the stimulation and sophistication of a large city.
Wellington
                     Wellington

Breakfast
After breakfast, proceed for Weta Workshop Combo Tour. Just a short drive from the Wellington CBD, the movie-magic world of Weta is home to a hub of creativity where visitors  get up close and personal to artistry and craftsmanship. Thereafter, you may also wish to take a day trip to the Kapiti Coast or the Martinborough or Marlborough wine regions. There are many optional activities available such as visiting the New Zealand Parliament buildings, the Wellington Cable Car or Te Papa. New Zealand's national museum.
Weta Workshop Combo Tour
      Weta Workshop Combo Tour
Breakfast
(Drive time: 4hrs)

Today drive to Napier, stop at Masterton visit Pūkaha Wildlife Centre for a 1-hour exploration of the Pūkaha forest with one of our dedicated rangers. You will learn the untold stories behind our birds and plants with someone who knows the forest best. Includes entry.
Breakfast / Hangi Dinner
(Drive time: 4hrs)

Drive to Rotorua, make a stop at Lake Taupo. A large crater lake in New Zealand's North Island, located in the caldera of the Taupo Volcano. This evening, enjoy Te Po Indigenous Evening at Te Puia. Take a 90 minute guided tour through the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, the Kiwi Conservation Centre and the geothermal valley and geyser. Enjoy a Hangi Dinner overlooking  the valley’s geothermal vista with sweeping views of the geyser, followed by a 40 minute cultural performance in the beautifully carved meeting house with traditional welcome (pohiri), song (waiata), poi and haka. The evening culminates with hot chocolate and pudding surrounded by steam and the geyser terrace bathed in coloured light. 
Te Po Indigenous Evening at Te Puia
Breakfast
Free day at leisure for optional activities. You may proceed to Agrodome Farm Show to see sheepdogs work their magic at herding 19 different breeds of sheep. Then, join the Farm Tour, in which you get to ride a tractor to hand-feed and take photos with many friendly animals including romney sheep, cattle, deer, llamas, ostriches, pigs and alpacas. Explore the fruit orchard and olive grove and get to taste fresh kiwi juice and delicious honey. End the day by enjoying a relaxing soak in the mineral pools of Polynesian Spa at your own expense.
Breakfast
(Drive time: 3.5hrs)

It is  a short drive north to Matamata. Today the town’s main attraction comes from the film industry after the Alexander brothers farm became the Shire in Peter Jackson Lord of the Rings movie trilogy. Join a Hobbiton Movie Set Guided Tour, view Hobbit Holes, the Mill and Green Dragon Inn on this Middle-earth adventure. En route for Waitomo Glowworm Caves Tour, takes in some of New Zealand's most beautiful and lush pastureland farmed by many generations of families. The favorite route is via Lake Karapiro, Cambridge and Te Awamutu before arriving at the famous Waitomo Caves.
Hobbiton & Waitomo
Breakfast
(Drive time: 1.5hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Auckland is a major city in the north of New Zealand’s North Island. In the centre, the iconic Sky Tower has views of Viaduct Harbour, which is full of superyachts and lined with bars and cafes. Auckland Domain, the city’s oldest park, is based around an extinct volcano and home to the formal Wintergardens.
Auckland
                      Auckland
Breakfast / Meals on Board
If time permits, you can do some last-minute shopping. Return your rental vehicle to Auckland Airport and check in for your departure flight home.
NOTE: Prices exclude airport taxes & surcharges. All hotel & seats reservations are subject to availability. Any increase in room rates arising from the events and conventions shall be borne by customers.