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Auckland & Queenstown New Zealand Vacation Package

Explore the wonders of New Zealand, from the vibrant city of Auckland to the breathtaking landscapes of Queenstown!

Booking Code: AA-31095

This classic Auckland and Queenstown New Zealand Vacation package is tailor-made for adventurers seeking a quick yet exciting New Zealand getaway. Ideal for solo travelers or couples on the go, this 1 week New Zealand itinerary immerses you in the vibrant landscapes and culture of New Zealand. From the bustling streets of Auckland to the serene beauty of Queenstown, every moment is crafted to inspire wonder and awe.

Whether you’re drawn to the cosmopolitan vibes of Auckland or yearn to explore the majestic mountains and pristine lakes of Queenstown, this adventure promises unforgettable experiences and cherished memories.

Auckland and Queenstown New Zealand Vacation Package

Auckland and Queenstown New Zealand Vacation Package Map
Day 1: International Flight to Auckland
Days 2 – 4: Auckland
Days 4 – 7: Queenstown
Day 7: International Flight from Queenstown (via Auckland)
Auckland and Queenstown New Zealand Vacation Package Map
Auckland and Queenstown New Zealand Vacation Package

What’s included in your Auckland & Queenstown New Zealand Vacation Package

Accommodation

Auckland (2 Nights), Queenstown (3)

Flights

International – Los Angeles to Auckland (Return)
New Zealand Domestic – Auckland to Queenstown (Return)

Transfers

Private – Auckland Airport to Accommodation (Return), Queenstown Airport to Accommodation (Return)

Day Tours

Queenstown – Gondola Ride with Dinner

All Taxes and
Fuel Levies

(Except where noted)

Itinerary is
flexible

And can be tailored to suit your needs

VISA ISSUANCE
REQUIRED (NOT
INCLUDED)

your itinerary details

DAY 1

International Flight, Los Angeles to Auckland

The estimated cost for this package includes the average price of international airfare from Los Angeles. Request a quote for your preferred routing and travel dates. Your flight will cross the international date line overnight, putting you 1 day ahead in New Zealand. So according to a calendar it will take you 2 days to get to New Zealand, but really, it’s just an overnight flight!

Begin your journey from Los Angeles to Auckland with anticipation of a delightful in-flight experience. Indulge in a satisfying dinner service, followed by restful sleep and a scrumptious breakfast to energize you for the adventures ahead.

DAYS 2 – 4

Auckland – A Vibrant City of Culture, Cuisine, and Adventure

Pataka Maori Court

Credit: Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Upon arrival in Auckland, step out of the airport and into a waiting private car, ready to transport you to your accommodation. Your 4-star hotel, nestled in the heart of the city, offers not only a comfortable stay but also easy access to Auckland’s bustling streets and vibrant attractions. With two nights to spend here, immerse yourself in the local culture, dine at nearby restaurants, or simply explore the charming neighborhoods on foot.

In Auckland, the options for exploration and enjoyment are endless. Take a stroll through the iconic Auckland Domain, the city’s oldest park, and discover hidden gems like the Wintergardens and the historic Auckland War Memorial Museum. You’ll be amazed by the stunning flora and fauna that call this urban oasis home.

For the thrill-seekers, head over to the Sky Tower and experience the adrenaline rush of the SkyJump or SkyWalk. Feel the wind in your hair as you plunge from one of the tallest structures in the Southern Hemisphere – an experience you won’t soon forget.

Indulge your taste buds at the bustling food markets scattered around Auckland. From fresh seafood to delectable desserts, there’s something for everyone. Sample local treats like fresh oysters, green-lipped mussels, and traditional Maori hangi – a feast fit for a king or queen.

Or perhaps escape the city hustle and bustle and hop on a ferry to Waiheke Island. Explore the stunning vineyards, enjoy a wine tasting session, or simply relax on the pristine beaches. The crystal-clear waters and lush landscapes make this island paradise a must-visit destination.

Unleash your inner history buff and visit the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Marvel at the diverse collection of Maori and Pacific art, as well as contemporary works by local and international artists. Gain a deeper understanding of New Zealand’s rich cultural heritage through art.

You might like to embark on a scenic drive to the stunning Piha Beach on the west coast of Auckland. Feel the black sand beneath your feet as you soak up the breathtaking views of Lion Rock and the powerful surf. It’s the perfect spot to unwind and connect with nature.

Night owls can head to the Queen Street’s Classic Comedy and Bar for a dose of laughter, or explore the vibrant nightlife scene on K’Road, where you can dance the night away at trendy clubs and bars. Foodies will delight in the culinary delights of Ponsonby, a trendy suburb known for its delicious cuisine and vibrant atmosphere.

And for those seeking waterfront views and a lively atmosphere, the Viaduct Harbour offers a fantastic selection of cafes, bars, and restaurants to enjoy. Whether you’re interested in arts and culture, outdoor adventures, or simply soaking in the city’s vibrant atmosphere, Auckland has something for everyone to enjoy.

Pataka Maori Court

Credit: Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Waitakere Auckland

Credit: Tourism New Zealand

Devonport Auckland

Photo Credit: Tourism New Zealand Julian Apse

Lake Hayes, Queenstown

Photo Credit: Miles Holden

Queenstown Diner with a View

Photo Credit: Adam Bryce

DAYS 4 – 7

Queenstown – New Zealand’s Outdoor Playground

Lake Hayes, Queenstown

Photo Credit: Miles Holden

Start your journey with ease as you’re whisked away from your Auckland accommodation to the airport in a private car, ensuring a stress-free transition to your next destination.

Upon arrival in Queenstown, another private car transfer awaits to take you to your accommodation. Relish in the luxurious comforts of a five-star lakeside hotel, offering unparalleled views of Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables mountain range.

Included in your package is a scenic gondola ride, allowing you to elevate your experience with sweeping panoramas of the surrounding landscape. Situated on the stunning Bob’s Peak, the Skyline Gondola offers an unparalleled vantage point to appreciate the natural beauty of the area. As you ascend to the top, be prepared to have your breath taken away by the sweeping panoramas that stretch as far as the eye can see.

After working up an appetite, consider heading over to Stratosfare Restaurant for a dining experience like no other. Nestled within the Skyline Gondola complex, this world-class restaurant offers panoramic views of Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu that are truly breathtaking. The floor-to-ceiling windows allow you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the area while enjoying a delectable meal.

With a free day to explore Queenstown, immerse yourself in the thrill of adventure activities or opt for a more leisurely pace with relaxed excursions and rejuvenating spa treatments.

One of the best ways to truly appreciate the area is by taking a scenic hike or nature walk. The Queenstown Hill Walk offers panoramic views of the town, lake, and mountains, while the Ben Lomond Track takes you to the summit for an even more rewarding vista. For a more leisurely experience, you can stroll along the picturesque Queenstown Gardens or enjoy a peaceful boat ride on the TSS Earnslaw on Lake Wakatipu.

Queenstown offers a wide range of thrilling activities, including bungee jumping, skydiving, and jet boating. Experience the ultimate rush by taking a leap off the Kawarau Bridge, the birthplace of commercial bungee jumping, or by skydiving from 15,000 feet above the stunning landscape. For an exhilarating ride, hop on a jet boat and speed through the turquoise waters of the Shotover or Dart River.

DAY 7

International Flight From Queenstown

Bid farewell to Queenstown with a private transfer back to the airport, where you’ll embark on your journey home, filled with cherished memories of your New Zealand escapade.

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