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Christchurch, New ZealandFranz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
Christchurch, New Zealand
Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
  • Duration: 9 Days
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  • Brochure: Australia and New Zealand 2014
    At Leisure 2014
  • Style: At Leisure
  • Description: Start your New Zealand South Island holiday with a spectacular train journey on the TranzAlpine from Christchurch though the Southern Alps to Arthur's Pass. Explore Franz Josef Glacier with a Local Expert, ride a jet boat on the Haast River, visit the colourful gold-mining township of Arrowtown and be awe-struck by the beauty of the fiord on a Milford Sound cruise. Ride a gondola to the top of Queenstown for a Highlight Dinner. Visit the iconic Church of the Good Shepherd at Lake Tekapo and travel past Mt. Cook, the highest mountain in New Zealand, as your New Zealand trip comes to an end.


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