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Queenstown - A Winter Playground Tour

Picturesque views, endless snow-capped mountains and world-class resorts – a skier’s paradise! Let your hair down in New Zealand's adventure capital. Cruise Milford or Doubtful Sound, take a gondola ride for panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and get your adrenaline pumping on a jet boat ride, all with spectacular scenic backdrops.

Historic Arrowtown, Jet Boat Ride, Wine Tasting, Gondola Ride, Ski or Snowboard, Spa or Golf Day, Fiordland National Park, Cruise Milford or Doubtful Sound, Queenstown

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Itinerary

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Welcome to Queenstown New Zealand

‘Haere Mai’ … Welcome to New Zealand!

Upon arrival in Queenstown you will be met by a tour representative and transferred to your hotel to settle in and freshen up. Depending on what time you arrive, you then have some time to explore the city before meeting your travel director and fellow companions for dinner.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Millennium Hotel - 6 Nights

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Explore Queenstown

Begin the day with a sightseeing tour of Queenstown, then explore historic Arrowtown, an old gold mining village of the 1860s, located on what was once the world’s richest river. Then get an adrenalin rush as you experience the Shotover Jet boat ride! This afternoon enjoy a wine tasting and delicious lunch at Gibbston Valley Winery Restaurant, then you have some free time to explore Queenstown. Tonight, take a Gondola Ride to the top of Bob’s Peak for a special dinner with stunning views over Queenstown.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Specialty Dinner

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Ski Queenstown

This alpine resort town has one of the longest seasons in the Southern hemisphere. Home to four ski areas and an exuberant après ski culture it's a snow-lover's paradise. The ski fields offer unrivaled alpine scenery and fantastically varied treeless terrain, each with its own unique character. All cater to every level of skier and snowboarder so the choice is yours which exciting ski field you experience on today’s unforgettable adventure.

Meals: Breakfast

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Spa Or Golf Day

After yesterdays action on the slopes, today is all about relaxation. Choose to spend the day at a spa or playing a game of golf on one of New Zealand's most spectacular courses. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, with four different courses to choose from there's something for every golfer. Choose the lush, immaculately groomed greens of a resort or opt for a simple fairway with rugged mountain peaks as your backdrop. If golfing isn't your thing, instead get pampered at one of Queenstown’s luxurious spas. Sink into a tranquil hot pool or treat yourself to a selection of therapies or massages.

Meals: Breakfast

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Milford or Doubtful Sound

Today is all about exploring stunning Fiordland. Experience the beauty of Milford Sound, known as the eighth wonder of the natural world, or if you want something a bit different opt for sultry but beautiful Doubtful Sound. The choice is yours - simply see your Travel Director who will make all the arrangements for you. Both fiords are equally amazing, from the highest peaks, waterfalls and wildlife, either way you are sure to be awe-inspired.

Meals: Breakfast

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Queenstown At Leisure

Today you are free to enjoy Queenstown at your own pace. Go shopping, take a leisurely stroll along the waterfront, join in a local activity or perhaps another day of skiing or golf. Simply ask your Travel Director for details. Tonight enjoy a special farewell dinner at The Bathhouse, an iconic restaurant and historical landmark situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Wakatipu.

Recommended Queenstown Activities:

Routeburn Track Guided Day Walk Explore Historic Arrowtown Highest Bungy Jump
Wine Tasting Tour Central Otago Biking Skippers Canyon Round at Millbrook Golf Resort
TSS Earnslaw Steamboat Cruise Dart River Jetboat Safari Gibbston Valley Wine Trail
 

Meals: Breakfast and Farewell Dinner

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Farewell Queenstown

Your holiday concludes this morning after breakfast. You will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

Haere rā and Bon Voyage!

We hope you enjoyed your time in New Zealand and our promise to make your travels as hassle-free and hospitable as possible - ensuring that today you leave with a memory card full of photos, and huge smiles on your faces when recalling your time in New Zealand! Have a great homeward journey, farewell and hope to see you again soon.

Meals: Breakfast