Wellington Packages

 

Wellington

The Great Journeys of New Zealand has announced the return of the Tranz Alpine service which will operate on weekends form the 4th of July and everyday of the upcoming holidays, 4th to 17th July. This is exciting news and we are keen to showcase this incredible journey to you.

The Coastal Pacific train between Christchurch and Picton is scheduled to return in late September, this service does not operate in the winter.

The Northern Explorer service between Auckland and Wellington, remains out of service at this point in time.

Book with us today. We will keep our website updated on these incredible scenic rail journeys.

The Interislander Ferry is operating as normal

All below itineraries can be custom made and adjusted to your interests and requirements

 

3 Days Wellington – Hawke’s Bay – Wellington 

 

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Package Inclusions: 2 nights accommodation at Kalldeen, Church Road winery tour, bottle of Hawke's Bay wine

Hawke’s Bay is one of New Zealand’s favourite destinations. A scenic four hour drive from Wellington to Napier. The perfect region for a few days away to relax and explore. Check out the heritage scene and the Hawke’s Bay wine trail. We can arrange a Napier heritage car tour for you, what a grand way to explore this beautiful city. 

Stay at the award winning Kalldeen luxury homestay, this is a stunning spot where you will be very well looked after in this beautiful rural setting only a stones through from Napier and the Taradale wineries. 

Enjoy a tour of Church Road winery before you enjoy a stunning lunch in their garden or indoor restaurant. Perhaps make a day of it visiting a couple of other wineries, Hawke’s Bay is New Zealand’s oldest wine growing region.

 

Day tour Wellington – Kapiti Island (optional for overnight)

 

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Take the opportunity to enjoy the stunning natural beauty of Kapiti Island and its’ fabulous nature tours. This is an opportunity not to be missed. One of the few island predator free sanctuaries where visitors can walk freely and feel what New Zealand sounded like in birdsong before human settlement.

There are accommodation options on the island, meals included, if you would like to have a night away.

                                                                    

3 or 4 days Wellington – New Plymouth –  Wellington

 

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Package prices from $ 625.00 for 2 adults

Package Inclusions: 2 nights accommodation at King and Queen Hotel Suites, $ 80.00 food and beverage credit, bottle of wine, cheese platter on arrival

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This is a perfect itinerary for about a week away from Wellington taking in some of the North Islands’ most popular spots and destinations.

Take the leisurely drive to New Plymouth up the west coast. New Plymouth is a wonderful destination for art, food and wine, festivals and the gateway to Egmont National Park, offering wonderful high country and scenic walks and hiking trails. You will be staying in the stunning Kings and Queens Hotel Suites, consistently voted one of the best hotels in New Zealand. 

Drive State Highway 43, the Forgotten World Highway for a day of nature and spectacular volcanic scenery along with native bush. 
                                                                                  

3 days / 2 nights Northern Explorer to Auckland return by air or road

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Package Inclusions: One way tickets for 2 adults from Wellington to Auckland on the Northern Explorer, 2 nights accommodation in Auckland City hotel, 2 adult return ferry tickets to Waiheke Island with a hop on hop off bus tour on the island, transfers to Auckland airport for 2 adults, One Way airfares for 2 adults from Auckland to Wellington with Air New Zealand 

There are few better ways to see the North Island’s best scenery in such comfort than the Northern Explorer. The journey travels north along the Main North Island trunk line passing some great feats of railway engineering, the volcanic region, the Rarimu Spiral and rolling North Island farming land.

Once in Auckland city you can enjoy a relaxing evening out or choose one of Auckland's best restaurants for a special night out. Tickets to Waiheke Island are included in the package where you can take an island tour on their hop on hop off bus, stop off at one or two of the wineries and find a grand spot for lunch. 

We will arrange transfer to Auckland airport for your flight back to Wellington, or any other domestic airport around New Zealand. 

                                                            

5 days Wellington – Christchurch to West Coast on Tranz Alpine - Punakaiki - Fox Glacier – Queenstown – Wellington 

 

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Travel to Christchurch and enjoy a ride on the historic Tram or Punt on the Avon River or visit the Christchurch Gondola. Take the famous Tranz Alpine scenic rail journey to enjoy a couple of nights in peace and quiet near the Pancake Rocks at Punakaiki.

There are hiking trails, short walks, kayaking and a beautiful coastal road. Head south to Fox Glacier and on to Wanaka and Queenstown to enjoy a night or two in Central Otago. Enjoy the wineries, cheese farms, stunning scenery, historic gold mining town of Arrowtown and the thrills and spills of adventure in Queenstown.

 

 

                                                   

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