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Auckland to Waitomo

Kia Ora! Meet up with your Contiki Crew in Auckland, New Zealand-

Waitomo to Rotorua

This morning, we stop at the Agrodome farm show for an interactive introduction into farming and agriculture, which is New Zealand-

Rotorua

This morning, get an insider look at New Zealand-

Rotorua to Lake Taupo

On the way to Taupo, a visit to the raging Huka Falls will impress. Tonnes of water surge over these falls at a rate of 220,000 litres (58 000 gallons) per second. It-

Lake Taupo to Wellington

Spot the dramatic volcanic landscapes that were used as backdrops in "The Lord of the Rings" films today, when we drive past World Heritage-listed Tongariro National Park. The park is also home to the still active volcano, Mt. Ruapehu, which doubles as NZ-

Wellington

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Wellington to Christchurch

Jump on the Inter-Island ferry and leave the North Island behind. The South Island means a complete change of scenery with loads of wild nature. Cruise through the gorgeous Marlborough Sounds, where thick forested peaks rise straight up from the sea. It-

Christchurch to Franz Josef Glacier

After a leisurely start to the day we begin our journey west through stunning Arthur-

Franz Josef Glacier

This morning, get physical and pull on your crampons, grab an ice-pick and head out onto the ice of either the Franz Josef or Fox Glacier. On this optional activity, you-

Franz Josef Glacier to Queenstown

Relax on the coach, chat with friends and take in the stunning scenery of the Haast Pass & Thunder Creek Falls as we head down to Queenstown. Cruise past remote beaches and the coastal dunes of the west coast before hitting Haast Pass. Ancient rainforests, small glaciers and waterfalls give this area its unique atmosphere. There-

Queenstown

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Queenstown

With two more days here, you-

Queenstown to Dunedin

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Dunedin to Lake Ohau

Before we farewell Dunedin we-

Lake Ohau to Christchurch

Kick start the day with a spectacular optional glacier flight over Mt Cook. Later, we-

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