Rotorua Wairakei & Chateau Christmas Tour

Price per person:

$1,549.00

(Single costs are available on request)

4 Days-With Travelwise Holidays Tour Leader


Tour Departs: 23-Dec-2019
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INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR COST

  • Home pick up and return within the Auckland metropolitan area (if applicable).
  • Services of Travelwise Holidays Tour Leader throughout.
  • Quality accommodation at Sudima Hotel Rotorua (1 night) and Wairakei Resort Taupo (2 nights).
  • All dinners and cooked breakfasts including special Christmas buffet dinner with all the trimmings at Wairakei Resort, Taupo.
  • Special picnic lunch box on Christmas day prepared by Chateau Tongariro hotel.
  • Rotorua sightseeing including Skyline Gondola, Government Gardens, Ohinemutu, Rainbow Springs, Agrodome, Redwood Forest and Blue/Green Lakes.
  • Taupo sightseeing including Wairakei Thermal district, Lava Glass Blowing Studio & Sculpture garden, Huka Falls and Honey Hive.
  • Chateau Excursion Christmas day from Wairakei featuring visits to the Chateau Tongiriro hotel and ‘Top of the Bruce’ (weather permitting). Ride the new ‘Sky Waka’ Gondola to Knoll Ridge (subject to confirmation).


ITINERARY

 

MON 23 DEC:  AUCKLAND/ROTORUA  (D)

Morning travel to Rotorua via Hamilton.Arrive Rotorua and enjoy Skyline Gondola ride for panoramic views. View Ohinemutu and Government Gardens. Stay Sudima Hotel, Rotorua (1 night).

TUE 24 DEC:  ROTORUA SIGHTSEEING/WAIRAKEI  (B,D)

Enjoy Agrodome farm show, Rainbow Springs guided tour and visits to the Redwood Forest and Blue/Green Lakes. Afternoon travel to Wairakei. On arrival visit Lava Glass Blowing Studio & Sculpture Garden. Stay Wairakei Resort, Taupo (2 nights).

 

WED 25 DEC:  CHATEAU EXCURSION  (B,L,D)

Travel from Wairakei to Chateau/National Park for sightseeing. Visit Chateau Tongariro hotel for refreshments and ‘Top of the Bruce’ for panoramic views (weather permitting). Ride NZ’s largest gondola ‘Sky Waka’ to Knoll Ridge Chalet. Travel 1.8 km through rugged and spectacular landscapes (NB. Operation Christmas Day is subject to confirmation). Early evening enjoy special Christmas buffet dinner at Wairakei Resort.

THU 26 DEC:  WAIRAKEI/TOKOROA/AUCKLAND  (B)

View thermal district and Huka Falls. Visit Honey Hive Taupo. Travel to Auckland via Tokoroa and Hamilton.

 

Key: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner


   

Need Assistance?

Office hours are 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday. An answer phone takes care of calls after hours and during the weekends.

Phone Toll Free

0800 11 60 60

Phone Within Auckland

(09) 414 4488