Story sponsored by Grand Pacific Tours.
From its rolling green countryside to its magnificent coastline and charming seaside towns, New Zealand truly is one of the most stunning places on earth.
Home to both the Maori culture and breathtaking landscapes - the type that need to be seen to be believed - paying a visit to our nearest neighbour is a bucket list item that demands to be ticked off.
It is a must see destination that has something for everyone! A short trip across the Tasman will deliver you a once in a lifetime adventure, packed full of experiences most people travel the globe in search of.
Thankfully, there's never been a better time to book a New Zealand holiday with Grand Pacific Tours. The New Zealand Coach Holiday Specialists currently have a Leap Year Sale on ALL Grand Pacific Tours booked between 1 to 29 February.
Also just released, is their most comprehensive brochure ever! Consisting of 80 pages, it includes exciting new tours to consider that suits every traveller and budget.
Grand Pacific Tours offer a comprehensive range of fully inclusive, value for money coach holidays with a highly professional and personalised service to thousands of travellers every year.
Choose from five styles of touring with a selection of itineraries to suit all budgets and interests, with more than 200 guaranteed departures. Itineraries range from 8 - 23 days, including Affordable, Signature, Ultimate Small Group Touring, Cruise and Coach tours, as well as Special Interest Tours, such as Festive Season, Solo Travellers, Garden and Aviation Tours.
Coach touring is a modern way to enjoy breathtaking views and relax on board a modern coach. A professional Coach Captain and Tour Leader will ensure that travellers are in the best hands throughout their holiday.
Be embraced as Whanau (family) as you discover the best locations and kiwi hospitality at an all inclusive price with the professional crew, who have been carefully selected to showcase this stunning destination, delivering a personalised and memorable travelling experience.
Choose to upgrade your holiday to 'Business Class on Wheels' with Ultimate Small Group Touring. Itineraries are specifically tailored to provide the highest level of comfort, service and quality without compromise (as seen below).
As far as coaches are concerned, the Ultimate Coach is in a league of its own and not offered by any other operator. Be dazzled by the state-of-the-art design, purpose-built Ultimate Coach featuring 20 luxury leather seats, panoramic viewing, extensive onboard features and a level of comfort unparelleled by any other vehicle.
This 11 Day adventure includes everything from a nature cruise in the historic French village of Akaroa, where you can get up close to dolphins, penguins and native birdlife; to a trip aboard the TranzAlpine (one of the great train journeys of the world) where you will travel over massive viaducts, river valleys and spectacular gorges before descending through the Otira Tunnel to Moana; and a walking tour of the picturesque Hokitika Gorge (pictured below).
The tour includes a visit to the World of WearableArt Museum; a visit to some of New Zealand's famed vineyards and wineries; world class food and wine; and many scenic tours. It truly is the perfect holiday if you're looking to strike a balance between relaxation and fun.
Immerse yourself in the cultural North Island with a traditional Maori Hangi and concert in Rotorua. Explore quirky HobbitonTM with a movie set tour, home to Peter Jackson's Lord Of The Rings Trilogy as well as The Hobbit.
Spend time in cosmopolitan Auckland and taste your way through the fresh food and wine before discovering the vibrant arts and culture scene. Marvel over the breathtaking views inside Auckland's Sky Tower, an iconic structure in the heart of the CBD with panoramic 360 degree views up to 80kms in every direction, plus lots more.
Discover destinations on the majestic South Island, such as the Franz Josef Glacier on the rugged West Coast and Milford Sound, one of the natural wonders of the world. Board the world-renowned TranzAlpine Rail Journey or enjoy a traditional Scottish Haggis Ceremony in Dunedin.
All Grand Pacific Tours holidays include airfares, taxes, transfers in New Zealand, coach travel, accommodation, most meals, sightseeing and attractions, meaning travellers do not have to worry about any hidden extras.
Don't miss out on the Grand Pacific Tours Leap Year Sale! Save up to $800 per couple on selected departures, plus a few added extras, if you book before 29 February 2020.
Book with your local Travel Agent, or for more information contact Grand Pacific Tours on 1800 622 768 for your own bumper brochure, or visit www.gptnz.com/leapyearsale
Story sponsored by Grand Pacific Tours.