New Zealand is a long country, 2,000 kilometres from the top of the North Island to the bottom of the South Island with a population of 4.5 million. We have excellent public transport, but we don’t have the best. don’t have the population to sustain an infrastructure like in some parts of Europe.
Breakers Boutique Accommodation offers a beachfront haven, a retreat from the world, where guests can relax, revive and indulge in sheer tranquillity. Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbor is situated in the heart of central Auckland. All have Juliette balconies, floor-to-ceiling windows, and large bathrooms with separate rainshowers and deep soaking bathtubs. You can enjoy tranquil views of the city, marina and other water features. The hotel is decorated throughout in textured natural tones, enlivened with shades of sea and sky.
Day 6: Auckland To Rotorua
Rotorua is an important part of your 3 week New Zealand itinerary. The modern and powerful Taranui is fitted with a galley, barbecue and shower. Taranui, the Maori name of the Caspian Tern, might be seen by guests on the cruise. Taranui is an 11 meter, semi displacement, power catamaran. Taranui’s cruise itinerary is flexible and passengers will be taken to view specific marine activity such as dolphins riding the bow wave or New Zealand fur seals fishing. If there’s a particular bay or park passengers would like to see, they should inform the skipper who will do his best to accommodate requests.
Take a slower pace around Queenstown, or go on a day trip to Glenorchy or Arrowtown. [newline]On your second day head over to the gorgeous and often deserted Okains beach before heading south towards Mount Cook. Spend your first day in Akaroa soaking up the sun, dolphin watching, or hiking one of the many trails in the area. Book on one of the city’s whale-watching tours if you don’t mind getting wet.
Elephant Hill Wine Estate – This place is a great impression. We treated ourselves to dinner here after hiking toCape Kidnappers. Luxury A free breakfast basket is so you can enjoy breakfast in bed.
There are loads of companies, all offering the same trips at pretty much the same price. We enjoyed the Vudu Cafe and the Larder on the lakeside. It is a light and airy place with lots of delicious breakfasts, lunches, and cakes. The Winery is a great place for tasting many New Zealand wines. You can also buy small quantities of over 80 bottles.
If you have more time, take a day tour outside the city to enjoy the majestic cliffs and dramatic landscape of the Tasmanian countryside. There is plenty of Tasmanian scenery to allow you to slow-travel the six remaining days before you return home. Glenorchy is a small community located at the northern end Lake Wakatipu. There are a few cafes as well as a general store in the town. The Routeburn shelter is the trailhead for the Routeburn Great Walk.
Just outside the cave entrance, he was attacked by wild dogs. The cave was reopened in 2005 and is a remarkable example of engineering and natural cave structure. Ruakuri Cave is a fascinating combination of Waitomo’s subterranean adventures. You will be amazed at the softly folded shawls made of limestone and crystal tapestries as you descend through the spiral entrance. Hear the distant thunder of the subterranean waterfalls and get up close to the glowworms.