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from $6,450
General information about the region
Auckland. New Zealand
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 73.6 74.7 72.3 68.2 63.9 59.9 58.5 59.2 61.7 64 67.1 70.9
Average Low 59.4 60.4 57.9 53.8 50.5 46.6 44.8 45.5 48 50.7 53.6 57.2
Average Rainfall 2.886 2.602 3.437 3.913 4.433 4.976 5.713 4.661 4.138 3.945 3.378 3.654
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+12:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
New Zealand Dollar
$1.00 USD = $1.49 NZD
Visa requirement
No
Rotorua. New Zealand
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 63.9 64.2 60.8 55.9 51.3 47.3 46 47.1 50.4 53.6 57 61.2
Average Low 54.7 55.4 52 47.3 43.3 39.7 38.3 39.4 42.4 45.7 48.6 52.7
Average Rainfall 3.65 3.697 3.906 4.22 4.602 5.358 5.295 5.173 4.303 4.421 3.693 4.496
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+12:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
New Zealand Dollar
$1.00 USD = $1.49 NZD
Visa requirement
No
Queenstown. New Zealand
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 71.2 71.2 65.8 59 53.1 47.1 46 49.6 55.2 59.5 62.8 67.5
Average Low 49.6 48.9 45 39.7 36.1 31.5 28.9 32.4 36.5 39.7 42.8 46.9
Average Rainfall 2.547 1.98 2.102 2.213 2.697 2.815 1.98 2.606 2.457 2.614 2.504 2.965
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+12:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
New Zealand Dollar
$1.00 USD = $1.49 NZD
Visa requirement
No
Christchurch. New Zealand
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 72.9 71.8 68.9 63.9 58.5 53.6 52.3 54.9 59.5 63 66.7 70
Average Low 54.1 54 50.7 45.9 40.8 36.1 35.4 37.8 41.4 44.8 48 51.8
Average Rainfall 1.508 1.665 1.764 1.819 2.508 2.398 2.693 2.535 1.618 2.079 1.803 1.949
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+12:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
New Zealand Dollar
$1.00 USD = $1.49 NZD
Visa requirement
No
Mt. Cook. New Zealand
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 68.9 69.3 64.2 58.1 51.8 45.7 43.7 47.5 53.4 57.6 61.7 64.8
Average Low 48.2 47.8 44.2 39.2 34.7 30.2 28 30.6 34.7 38.5 41.7 45.1
Average Rainfall 18.012 10.961 16.453 14.291 14.059 12.382 12.016 12.339 11.709 18.854 16.307 19.181
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+12:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
New Zealand Dollar
$1.00 USD = $1.49 NZD
Visa requirement
No
Tahiti. Tahiti
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86 86 90 90 88 86 86 86 86 88 88 88
Average Low 73 73 72 72 70 70 68 68 70 70 70 70
Average Rainfall 9.9 9.6 16.9 5.6 4.0 3.0 2.1 1.7 2.1 3.5 5.9 9.8
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-10:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
CFP Franc
$1.00 USD = CFPF108.38 XPF
Visa requirement
No
Bora Bora. Tahiti
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86 86.4 86.9 86.5 85.1 83.5 82.6 82.6 83.5 84.4 84.9 85.3
Average Low 77.2 77.5 77.9 77.9 77.2 75.6 74.8 74.8 75.2 75.7 76.5 76.6
Average Rainfall 10.579 9.181 6.965 7.193 5.11 3.866 3.28 2.35 2.579 3.929 8.02 11.047
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-10:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
CFP Franc
$1.00 USD = CFPF108.38 XPF
Visa requirement
No
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New Zealand Discovery & Tahiti

13 days/11 nights - from $6,450 per person including airfare from Los Angeles
Combine a tour of New Zealand with a stay in romantic Tahiti for a fantastic 13-day/11-night package. Fly award-winning Air Tahiti Nui from Los Angeles to Auckland with a free stopover in Tahiti. Your New Zealand tour includes extensive sightseeing tours. Cross the International Date Line on your flight to Tahiti, arriving a day earlier, and stay at the InterContinental Resorts. Spend one night in Tahiti and 3 nights on the romantic island of Bora Bora. Land and air prices start at $6450 per person.
Day 1 - Los Angeles/Auckland
Depart from the US on Air Tahiti Nui's trans-Pacific flight to Auckland. 

Day 2 - En Route
Cross the International Date Line.

Day 3 - Auckland
Arrive in Auckland and transfer to hotel. (Skycity Grand)

Day 4 - Auckland/Waitomo/Rotorua
Travel by motorcoach to Waitomo Caves and visit the magical glow-worm grotto. Continue to the thermal springs of Rotorua. (Holiday Inn) (B/L)

Day 5 - Rotorua 
Morning visit to the Agrodome to see an entertaining sheep show, followed by Rainbow Springs. At Whakerewarewa Thermal Reserve, visit the Maori Cultural Arts and Crafts Center, followed by a tour of the soaring geysers and bubbling mud pools. Afternoon at leisure. Evening, experience the warmth of the Maori people with a feast and cultural entertainment. (B/D)

Day 6 - Rotorua/Queenstown 
Fly to Queenstown on the South island of New Zealand. Arrive and transfer to hotel. (Copthorne Lakefront) (B)

Day 7 - Milford Sound
Drive from Queenstown through Fiordland National Park. On arrival at Milford Sound, enjoy a cruise on the tranquil waters of the fiord, with a view of the iconic Mitre Peak and the waterfalls. Return to Queenstown in the evening. (B/L)

Day 8 - Queenstown/Mt. Cook
In the morning, travel overland to Mt. Cook. Drive through the Kawarau Gorge and Lindis Pass and view Mt. Cook, New Zealand's highest peak. You may take an optional flight over New Zealand's finest alpine scenery. Or, take a walk in the Mt. Cook National Park. (Hermitage) (B)

Day 9 - Mt. Cook/Christchurch 
Morning at leisure before leaving Mt. Cook for Christchurch. Travel by coach alongside Lake Pukaki to Lake Tekapo, view the church of the Good Shepherd, pass through the Mackenzie country, cross the Canterbury Plains, and arrive in Christchurch. (Chateau on the Park) (B)

Day 10 - Christchurch/Tahiti 
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Auckland. Connect with Air Tahiti Nui flight to Papeete, arriving a day earlier. (B)

Day 9 - Tahiti 
Arrive Papeete and transfer to your hotel. (InterContinental Tahiti, standard room)

Day 10 - Tahiti/Bora Bora

Take a short flight to the most romantic Tahitian island, Bora Bora. Ferry to your luxury resort. (InterContinental Le Moana, overwater bungalow) (B)

Day 11/12 - Bora Bora
Enjoy two days on the beach or at the pool. Or, take optional jet-ski tour or lagoon ray watching. (B)

Day 13 - Bora Bora/Tahiti/USA
Fly to Tahiti, and board Air Tahiti Nui flight, arriving home the next day. (B)
Departure DatesLand & Air *
Los Angeles
Land Only *Single Supplement
April 1 - May 31
$6450
$1975
June 1 - September 30
December 11-31
$6980
$2260
October 1-31
$7195
$2440
November 1 - December 10
$6620
$2160
2018
January 1-10
$6980
$2260
January 11 - March 31
$6620
$2160
  • Rates are per person based on double occupancy airfare included.
  • Some resort rates are based on 90-day resort early booking requirement. If reservation is made later, prices will be higher.
  • Departures every Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday.

Prices include

  • Round trip airfare via Air Tahiti Nui coach class from Los Angeles to Auckland with a free stopover in Tahiti
  • Round trip air between Papeete and Bora Bora
  • Internal air/land transportation in New Zealand
  • Round trip airport/pier transfers (with flower or shell lei in Tahiti)
  • 1 night at Skycity Grand in Auckland
  • 2 nights at Holiday Inn in Rotorua
  • 2 nights at Copthorne Lakefront in Queenstown
  • 1 night at Hermitage in Mt. Cook
  • 1 night at Chateau on the Park in Christchurch
  • 1 night at InterContinental Tahiti in standard room
  • 3 nights at InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana in overwater bungalow
  • American breakfast daily at both hotels in Tahiti
  • American breakfast daily, two lunches and one dinner in New Zealand
  • Extensive sightseeing tours in New Zealand with admission fees and English-speaking guide
  • All taxes and service charges (including airline fuel surcharge, currently $148 per person), except city tax of $3 per person per day collected by the Tahiti hotels upon check out

Rates do not include
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above


Remarks

  • If above hotels or Air Tahiti Nui is not available at the time of  reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Some resort rates are based on 90-day resort early booking requirement. If reservation is made later, prices will be higher.
  • Tickets must be issued within 30 days of reservation; full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure.
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions and add-on air fares from various US cities are available   

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