May 16th - Travel day(s) - Atlanta to Auckland

May17th - Cross the International Date Line 

Auckland (May 18th - May 19th)

  • Planned Activities
    • Auckland Museum
    • The Domain
  • Optional activities include:
    • Rugby Match
    • Shopping
    • Wine Tour
    • K Road
    • Rangitoto Island

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 20th - Travel Day - Auckland to Rotorua via Waitomo Cave

Rotorua (May 21st to May 23rd - three days)

  • Planned Activities
    • Wiatomo Caves
    • Te Puia
    • Mitai
    • Polynesian Spa
    • Agridome
  • Optional activities include
    • Hobbitton (home of the hobbits)
    • Zorbing
    • white water rafting
    • Wai-o-Tapu
    • Skyline Rotura
    • Whakarewarewa Forest
    • Hiking

 

 

May 24th - Travel Day - Rotorua to Wellington

Wellington (May 25th and 26th - two days)

  • Planned Activities
    • Te Papa
  • Optional activities:
    • Lord of the Rings Tours
    • Shopping
    • Botanical garden and Cable car
    • Weta Cave
    • Welly Walks

 

 

Travel Day - May 27th - Wellington to Nelson
Travel Day - May 28th - Nelson to Franz Josef

Franz Josef (May 29th - May 30th - two days)

  • Planned Activities
    • Glacier walk
    • Rainforest walk
    • Hot Pools
  • Optional activities include:
    • Wedges and sweet chili sauce

 

 

Travel Day - May 31st - Franz Josef to Queenstown

Queenstown (June 1st to June 2nd) - open city

  • Optional activities include:
    • Fergburgers
    • Adrenaline junky heaven (not all recommended)
      • bungee jumping,
      • canyon swinging
      • jet boating
      • sky diving
      • parasailing
      • four-wheeling
      • hiking
      • luge
      • Wine Tasting
      • fishing
      • boating
      • Shopping
      • Zero Degree Bar

 

 

Travel Day - June 3rd - Queenstown to Dunedin

Dunedin (June 4th and 5th - two days)

  • Planned Activities
    • Eco tour
    • Otago Museum
  • Optional activities include:
    • Worlds steepest residential street
    • Shopping
    • Taieri Gorge Railroad

 

 

Return Home June 6th

Itinerary and costs subject to change