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North & South Island: 6D / 5N (Rotorua to Queenstown)

Day 1: Arrive Rotorua

Arrive in directly into Rotorua Airport where you will uplift your rental car to start your dual city adventure.

Day 2: Rotorua

This geothermal playground has so much to offer. You will be spoilt for choice, but your day will start with a visit to Te Puia to view aspects of Maori culture and view boiling mudpools and geysers. After that you could visit Rainbow Springs, try the Luge at Skyline Gondola or drive out to the buried village at Lake Tarawera. Why not try a traditional hangi meal in the evening.

Day 3: Rotorua - Queenstown

Drop your rental car off at Rotorua Airport for taking a domestic flight through to the action capital of New Zealand, Queenstown. Uplift another rental car and head into the city to start your South Island adventure staying at the iconic Distinction Nugget Point Hotel overlooking the Shotover River.

Day 4: Queenstown

Today you have an unlimited range of options to choose from today. Try abungy jump, jet boat up the Shotover river or just enjoy the great shopping and eateries Queenstown has to offer. Be sure to head up the Gondola for a spectacular view of Lake Waikatipu.

Day 5: Queenstown - Te Anau - Milford Sound - Queenstown

A spectacular drive awaits you today as you drive south and through to Te Anau, and into the amazing Fiordland National Park, before dropping down into Milford Sounds for a 2 hour nature cruise. Return to Queenstown in the afternoon.

Day 6: Queenstown

After checking out from the hotel, your tour arrangements conclude with the return of your rental car to the airport for your onward international or domestic flight.
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Inclusions

  • Transport by self drive rental car including unlimited kms
  • Standard motor vehicle insurance and applicable pick up fees
  • 5 nights accommodation at specified class, subject to availability at time of reservation
  • Real Journeys Nature Cruise Milford Sound
  • Arrival documents
  • 15% Goods and Services Tax

Exclusions

Drive Rating: Easy Total Km: 580 Estimated driving time: 8 hrs

This mileage/time is based on city to city as set out in the itinerary and does not include other excursions or general mileage.

Booking info

Deluxe Superior - From: NZ $690.00 Per Person
AccommodationCityNightsCheck-in
Distinction RotoruaRotorua2Day 1
Distinction Nugget PointQueenstown3Day 3

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Compact Car with GPS - 6 days            

Inclusions

Distinctive Destinations
  • Transport by self drive rental car including unlimited kms
  • Standard motor vehicle insurance and applicable pick up fees
  • 5 nights accommodation at specified class, subject to availability at time of reservation
  • Real Journeys Nature Cruise Milford Sound
  • Arrival documents
  • 15% Goods and Services Tax

Exclusions

Drive Rating: Easy Total Km: 580 Estimated driving time: 8 hrs

This mileage/time is based on city to city as set out in the itinerary and does not include other excursions or general mileage.