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“A wonderful holiday! It has given me the chance to see lots of New Zealand and still relax and not have to worry about organising anything myself. ” - C. D. - Past traveller

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New Zealand by sea and land

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rand Pacific Tours, the New Zealand coach holiday specialist and Celebrity Cruises, present this exclusive opportunity to discover New Zealand fully escorted by Cruise and Coach. Enjoy modern luxury on a cruise across the Tasman Sea on board the indulgent Celebrity Solstice. Combine this with a scenic coach tour and see the best of New Zealand’s iconic attractions and stunning landscapes not included on the cruise, giving you the complete New Zealand experience. We look forward to welcoming you to New Zealand. Explore the land of the long white cloud and return home with memories to last a lifetime.

Peter Harding Managing Director

CONTENTS Discover New Zealand by sea and land The complete New Zealand experience Overview of itineraries 21 Day New Zealand Vista by Cruise & Coach 23 Day Best of New Zealand by Cruise & Coach 23 Day Best of New Zealand by Coach & Cruise 23 Day QLD & New Zealand Gems by Cruise & Coach Merchandise, Booking Terms and Conditions

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CLOCKWISE FROM FAR LEFT: Discover the spirit of New Zewland through a powerful cultural performance of song and dance in Rotorua; the harbour city of Auckland at night always delivers a great time; the coastline abounds with spectacular natural landscapes and unique wildlife.

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THE COMPLETE NEW ZEALAND EXPERIENCE

Celebrity Solstice cruise Modern luxury

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he luxurious Celebrity Solstice offers you more than you ever imagined, from an upper deck of lush, natural grass to chic restaurants and lounges. Cruise across the Tasman Sea in luxury and visit a number of majestic New Zealand locations (see itinerary pages). The Celebrity Solstice is a sophisticated cruise ship that allows you to do as much or as little as you choose while providing attentive service that is second to none. STATEROOMS Relax in your spacious and light filled Deluxe Cabin complete with a private balcony with ocean views and packed full of thoughtful touches. Enjoy a full list of luxurious amenities such as complimentary 24 hour room service, Egyptian cotton bed linen, interactive flat screen TV and personal bathroom toiletries. AWARD-WINNING CUISINE The magnificent and contemporary main dining room offers a variety of delicious dining options, a fine list of premium wines available for purchase to complement your meal. You can experience several unique specialty restaurants on board all with impeccable service and world-class cuisine. WORLD-CLASS ENTERTAINMENT Enjoy ultra stylish bars, lounges, clubs and a casino plus a half acre of manicured grass on the upper deck. Witness musical spectaculars, aerial fantasias, magicians, comedians, jazz musicians, poolside DJ plus a myriad of stylish shopping options amongst the ship’s vibrant piazza.

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP TO BOTTOM: Enjoy cruising on the Celebrity Solstice, one of the most luxurious superliners on the water today; relax in the luxury and comfort of your beautifully appointed Deluxe Balcony Cabin; enjoy a quiet refuge by day, gazing over the sea; experience the variety of the many dining options available.

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Scenic coach tour Relaxed pace

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ee sights and iconic locations not visited on the cruise in the comfort of a modern coach, traverse the roads in the safe hands of your professional Coach Captain and experience a range of wonderful attractions. Stay in 4 star hotel accommodation with a number of two night stays and enjoy specialty meals such as a Maori cultural performance & traditional hangi feast. MODERN COACHES Sit back and enjoy your tour on a modern 48 seater coach featuring panoramic windows, air conditioning, reclining cloth trim seats, CD and DVD player, entertainment system, lowering devices, air bag suspension, restroom, two door access and cold water storage. PROFESSIONAL COACH CAPTAINS Handpicked for their expert knowledge and extensive driving experience the Coach Captain will be on hand to assist you with every aspect of the tour. Enjoy the professional commentary including numerous facts and figures, myths, legends and many laughs along the way. FULLY ESCORTED An experienced Grand Pacific Tours Guide will accompany you throughout the entire tour. They will make you feel welcome, relaxed and ensure your holiday is a memorable experience. ATTRACTIONS AND SIGHTSEEING A vast range of iconic attractions are included as you explore New Zealand by coach, from cultural Rotorua and Hobbiton Movie Set Tour in the North Island to the world-renowned TranzAlpine Rail Journey and exciting Queenstown in the South.

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP TO BOTTOM: A visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set is just one of the many iconic attractions included in your tour price; panoramic windows showcase the spectacular scenery from every seat; share your holiday experience with like-minded people and make new friends; enjoy an immersive Maori experience in Rotorua.

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OVERVIEW OF ITINERARIES

Port of departure Ports of call Cruise route

Port of departure Ports of call Cruise route

Hokianga Matakohe

Whangarei

Hokianga Matakohe

Hamilton

5 tour options Fully escorted

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xperience a holiday like no other! Combine an ocean cruise aboard the Celebrity Solstice with a scenic coach tour of New Zealand. Five fully escorted tours to choose from, giving you the holiday you’ve always dreamed of. FULLY ESCORTED Tours include one way airfare and taxes • Tour Guide. OCEAN CRUISE Deluxe Balcony Cabin onboard the Celebrity Solstice • world-class dining (breakfast, lunch & dinner daily) • awesome entertainment and activities • gratuities on board. COACH TOUR Modern coach travel with a professional Coach Captain • 4 star hotel accommodation • most meals • sightseeing & attractions.

Whangarei

Hamilton

Arthur’s Pass

Arthur’s Pass

21 DAY NEW ZEALAND VISTA BY CRUISE & COACH

21 DAY NEW ZEALAND VISTA BY CRUISE & COACH

FROM $7664 PER PERSON, TWIN SHARE* TOUR CODE: CSGP21

FROM $7664 PER PERSON, TWIN SHARE* TOUR CODE: CSGP21

GUARANTEED departure 2020 Feb 7

GUARANTEED departure 2020 Feb 29

Day Location 1 Fly to Sydney - Board Celebrity Solstice 2 Cruising 3 Hobart 4 - 5 Cruising 6 Milford, Doubtful & Dusky Sounds 7 Dunedin 8 Akaroa 9 Cruising 10 Tauranga 11 Arrive Auckland - Board Coach 12 - 13 Bay of Islands 14 Auckland 15 - 16 Rotorua 17 Fly to Queenstown 18 Queenstown 19 Franz Josef Glacier 20 Christchurch Fly home 21

Day Location 1 Fly to Melbiourne - Board Celebrity Solstice 2 Cruising 3 Sydney 4 - 5 Cruising 6 Milford, Doubtful & Dusky Sounds 7 Dunedin 8 Akaroa 9 Cruising 10 Tauranga 11 Arrive Auckland - Board Coach 12 - 13 Bay of Islands 14 Auckland 15 - 16 Rotorua 17 Fly to Queenstown 18 Queenstown 19 Franz Josef Glacier 20 Christchurch Fly home 21

*Includes airfare from Christchurch, internal flight & pre paid taxes.

*Includes airfare from Christchurch, internal flight & pre paid taxes.

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Hokianga Matakohe

Port of departure Ports of call Cruise route

CAIRNS

Whangarei

AIRLIE BEACH Hamilton

PICTON

BRISBANE NEWCASTLE

Port of departure Ports of call Cruise route

Hokianga Matakohe

BAY OF ISLANDS

Arthur’s Pass

Whangarei

Hamilton

Hamilton

Napier

Arthur’s Pass

Arthur’s Pass

Port of departure Ports of call Cruise route

23 DAY BEST OF NEW ZEALAND BY CRUISE & COACH

23 DAY BEST OF NEW ZEALAND BY COACH & CRUISE

23 DAY QLD & NEW ZEALAND GEMS BY CRUISE & COACH

FROM $8064 PER PERSON, TWIN SHARE* TOUR CODE: CSGP23

FROM $8124 PER PERSON, TWIN SHARE* TOUR CODE: CSGPR23

FROM $8014 PER PERSON, TWIN SHARE* TOUR CODE: CSGPQ23

GUARANTEED departure 2019 Oct 27

GUARANTEED departure 2020 Feb 7

GUARANTEED departure 2020 Mar 20

Day Location 1 Fly to Sydney - Board Celebrity Solstice 2 Cruising 3 Hobart 4 - 5 Cruising 6 Milford, Doubtful & Dusky Sounds 7 Dunedin 8 Akaroa 9 Picton 10 Cruising 11 Tauranga 12 Bay of Islands 13 Arrive Auckland - Board coach 14 - 15 Bay of Islands 16 Auckland 17 - 18 Rotorua 19 Fly to Queenstown 20 Queenstown 21 Franz Josef Glacier 22 Christchurch Fly home 23

Day Location 1 Fly to Christchurch 2 Franz Josef Glacier 3 - 4 Queenstown 5 Fly to Auckland 6 - 7 Bay of Islands 8 Auckland 9 - 10 Rotorua 11 Auckland - Board the Celebrity Solstice 12 Bay of Islands 13 Tauranga 14 Cruising 15 Akaroa 16 Dunedin 17 Dusky, Doubtful & Milford Sounds 18 - 19 Cruising 20 - 21 Sydney 22 Cruising Melbourne 23

Day Location 1 Fly to Sydney - Board Celebrity Solstice 2 Newcastle 3 - 4 Cruising 5 -6 Cairns 7 Airlie Beach 8 Cruising 9 Brisbane 10 - 11 Cruising 12 Bay of Islands 13 Arrive Auckland - Board coach 14 - 15 Rotorua 16 Napier 17 - 18 Wellington 19 Fly to Queenstown 20 Queenstown 21 Franz Josef Glacier 22 Christchurch Fly home 23

*Includes airfare to Christchurch, internal flight & pre paid taxes.

*Includes airfare from Christchurch, internal flight & pre paid taxes.

*Includes airfare from Christchurch, internal flight & pre paid taxes.

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Enjoy a 10 night cruise combined with a coach tour including the picturesque Bay of Islands

Tour code: CSGP21

21 Day New Zealand Vista by Cruise & Coach NO HIDDEN EXTRAS TRAVEL SERVICES • Tour Guide • Internal flight from Auckland to Queenstown^ • Return flight to homeport from Christchurch^ • Hotel to airport transfer in Christchurch, Day 21 • Port taxes • Comprehensive Documentation Pack Note: The airfare and transfer to Sydney on Day 1 to join the cruise is not included. Please make own arrangements.

CELEBRITY SOLSTICE CRUISE (DAY 1 - 10) BONUS US$50 onboard credit per stateroom • Deluxe Balcony Cabin • Group Meet & Greet + Welcome Dinner • World-class dining in a range of unique venues (Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily) • Awesome entertainment • Inspiring activities such as cooking classes and wine tasting • Ports of call: - Hobart, free time to explore - Milford, Doubtful and Dusky Sound, Fiordland National Park - Dunedin, Edinburgh of the South - Akaroa, French inspired village - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty - Auckland, ‘City of Sails’ • Gratuities on board •

GUARANTEED departure 2020 Feb 7, 29# #The cruise departs from Melbourne and includes a port stop in Sydney. All other ports are the same as the brochure itinerary. Refer to the map on page 6 for details.

ALL INCLUSIVE tour price Fully escorted tour includes airfares^, taxes, luxury cruise, modern coach travel, 4 star hotel accommodation, most meals, sightseeing, attractions + BONUS US$50 onboard credit per stateroom on the Celebrity Solstice. Tour Pre Total including paid per person airfare taxes** twin share Sydney $7599 + $65 = $7664 Melbourne $7599 + $65 = $7664 Brisbane $7599 + $65 = $7664 Gold Coast $7599 + $65 = $7664 Canberra $7729 + $85 = $7814 Cairns $7779 + $90 = $7869 Adelaide $7799 + $60 = $7859 Hobart $7799 + $55 = $7854 Launceston $7799 + $55 = $7854 Perth $7899 + $50 = $7949 Land Only Single Supplement

$7449 $3850

Stay a little longer City Twin share Single Christchurch $125 $250 Extra night rates are per person in Australian Dollars, based on room only. Subject to availability. Prices are in Australian Dollars. **Prepaid taxes are subject to change. Exact amounts will be confirmed by your travel agent at time of booking.

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SCENIC COACH TOUR (DAY 11 - 21) Modern coach travel with 2 door access, restroom, reclining seats and panoramic windows • Professional Coach Captain • 10 nights four star hotel accommodation • 3 two night stays • Hotel porterage • 10 cooked breakfasts including a specialty breakfast: Stratosfare Restaurant, Rotorua • 8 sumptuous dinners including 2 specialty dinners: Maori Hangi & Concert, Rotorua; Farewell dinner, Christchurch • 1 Shire’s buffet lunch: Hobbiton •

PRE PAID ATTRACTIONS • Sky Tower • Kauri Museum* • Footprints Waipoua Forest Tour* • Waitangi Treaty Grounds* • Sculptureum Experience • Hamilton Gardens* • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour • Skyline Gondola & Luge Ride • Agrodome • Thermal mud pools & geysers* • Tamaki Maori Experience • TranzAlpine Rail Journey • City sights tour of Auckland *Guided tour is included with 1 guide per 24 travellers.

>> ITINERARY (B) Breakfast. (L) Lunch. (D) Dinner. (SD) Specialty Dinner. Port arrival and departure times may vary.

DAY 1: Arrive Sydney (D) Arrive in Sydney where you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours Guide aboard the Celebrity Solstice. Meet your travelling companions at dinner. Overnight Celebrity Solstice Port Times Depart at 18:45 DAY 2: Cruising (B,L,D) Relax and enjoy the comforts of this stunning superliner. While at sea enjoy the onboard facilities, world class cuisine and the entertainment not to mention your deluxe balcony cabin. DAY 3: Hobart (B,L,D) Docking in Hobart gives you immediate access to Mount Wellington and its incredibly beautiful surrounds. From there you can look out over the busy harbour, which plays host to yachts from all over the world. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 17:00 DAYS 4 - 5: Cruising (B,L,D) Cruise across the Tasman Sea to the Land of the Long White Cloud.

DAY 6: Milford, Doubtful & Dusky Sounds (B,L,D) Sail into the narrow fiords of Milford, Doubtful and Dusky Sounds. Your ship will seem to shrink in comparison to the towering cliffs topped by lush mountain terrain. Scenic cruising. DAY 7: Dunedin (B,L,D) Situated on the magnificent Otago coastline, explore Dunedin’s historic architecture and beautiful botanic gardens. Port Times Arrive 09:00 Depart 19:00 DAY 8: Akaroa (B,L,D) Nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano, Akaroa is rich with beautiful bays and home to the rarest and smallest marine dolphin. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 19:00 DAY 9: Cruising (B,L,D) Enjoy a quiet refuge by day, gazing over the sea with a cocktail in hand. DAY 10: Tauranga (B,L,D) Known as the Bay of Plenty, Tauranga is located at the entrance to one of the largest natural harbours in New Zealand. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 18:00


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DAY 11: Arrive Auckland - City Sights Tour (B,D) This morning arrive into the beautiful ‘City of Sails’, Auckland. Disembark the ship, meet your Coach Captain and enjoy an informative city tour of Auckland which includes the Auckland Domain, Parnell Rose Garden and Bastion Point. This afternoon visit Sky Tower at your leisure, one of New Zealand’s most spectacular attractions. Hotel Skycity Hotel DAY 12: Auckland - Hokianga - Bay of Islands (B,D) Depart Auckland and travel to Matakohe to enjoy an informative talk at the Kauri Museum. After lunch travel to the unforgettable Footprints Waipoua encounter, home to some of the largest remaining kauri trees in the world. A local guide will explain how these trees are intertwined with the lives of the local Maori and the important role they play in the ecosystem that is the Waipoua Forest. Continue to Paihia, situated in the heart of the beautiful Bay of Islands Hotel Copthorne Hotel & Resort Bay of Islands (2 nights) DAY 13: Bay of Islands (Free Day) (B,D) Today is free to choose from the many optional activities available. You may like to take a coach trip to Cape Reinga via Ninety Mile Beach, the Hole in the Rock Cruise, or a spectacular scenic flight. The choice is yours and your Tour Guide & Coach Captain will be available to assist. DAY 14: Bay of Islands - Auckland (B) This morning enjoy a guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the location of the signing of the treaty between the Maori tribes and the British. Farewell the Bay of Islands and drive south via Whangarei and Warkworth to Matakana to visit Sculptureum, an art experience that is internationally unique. Enjoy time to wander through the Garden of Creative Diversity and to view the hundreds of displayed works in the

Galleries and garden all designed to amuse and inspire. Return to Auckland where this evening is free to dine at leisure. Hotel Skycity Hotel DAY 15: Auckland - Rotorua (B,L,D) Travel to Waikato’s most visited attraction, the Hamilton Gardens. A guided tour will take you on a journey from the peaceful Sung Dynasty Chinese Scholar’s garden into an Italian Renaissance garden followed by the grandeur of the Indian Char Bagh garden. Next visit Hobbiton for lunch followed by an experience of the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set. A guide will escort you through the ten acre site recounting fascinating details of how the set was created. Continue to the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua. Hotel Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua (Superior Room. 2 nights) DAY 16: Rotorua (B,SD) Today begins with a Gondola ride to the Stratosfare Restaurant where a buffet breakfast and spectacular views are on offer. There is also time for a luge ride! Next stop is the Agrodome for an action packed hour of farming entertainment and education that’s unlike anything you’ve seen before. Travel to Te Puia for a tour of the boiling mud pools and awesome Geysers that Rotorua is famous for. Enjoy some free time this afternoon before travelling to a Maori Village for an interactive and educational experience which culminates with a cultural performance and traditional hangi feast. DAY 17: Rotorua - Auckland - Queenstown (B,D) Travel to Auckland Airport where you will board a local flight to the resort town of Queenstown, located in the South Island. Meet your South Island Coach Captain and enjoy a tour of historic Arrowtown before arriving at your hotel. Hotel Copthorne Hotel and Resort Lakefront or similar (2 nights)

DAY 18: Queenstown (Free Day) (B) Today is a free day. There are plenty of sightseeing options and your Tour Guide and Coach Captain are available to assist. This evening is also free and you may choose to dine high above Queenstown at the Skyline Restaurant or board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu for a gourmet barbecue at Walter Peak Station (optional). DAY 19: Queenstown - Franz Josef (B,D) Depart Queenstown and travel via the Haast Pass to the West Coast, an area of stunning beauty. See the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you travel north to the township of Fox Glacier. Continue to Franz Josef where time is available (weather permitting) to experience a scenic flight (optional) over the spectacular glaciers. Hotel Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier (Douglas Wing) DAY 20: Franz Josef - Arthur’s Pass - Christchurch (B,SD) Travel to Hokitika and visit the Greenstone Factory, famous for its Greenstone. Continue to Arthur’s Pass and board the TranzAlpine, renowned as one of the great train journeys of the world. Travel through spectacular gorges, river valleys and over massive viaducts before completing your journey at Christchurch. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your new found friends. Hotel Sudima Christchurch Airport Hotel. Day 21: Depart Christchurch (B) Time to say goodbye. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday.

TOP LEFT: The Garden of Creative Diversity at Sculptureum will unlock your imagination. TOP RIGHT: The TranzAlpine scenic train journey is renowned worldwide as the Great New Zealand Rail Adventure.

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Featuring a relaxing 12 night ocean cruise combined with modern coach travel

Tour code: CSGP23

23 Day Best of New Zealand by Cruise & Coach NO HIDDEN EXTRAS TRAVEL SERVICES • Tour Guide • Internal flight from Auckland to Queenstown^ • Return flight to homeport from Christchurch^ • Hotel to airport transfer in Christchurch, Day 23 • Port taxes • Comprehensive Documentation Pack Note: The airfare and transfer to Sydney on Day 1 to join the cruise is not included. Please make own arrangements.

CELEBRITY SOLSTICE CRUISE (DAY 1 - 12) BONUS US$50 onboard credit per stateroom • Deluxe Balcony Cabin • Group Meet & Greet + Welcome Dinner • World-class dining in a range of unique venues (Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily) • Awesome entertainment • Inspiring activities such as cooking classes and wine tasting • Ports of call: - Hobart, free time to explore - Milford, Doubtful and Dusky Sound, Fiordland National Park - Dunedin, Edinburgh of the South - Akaroa, French inspired village - Picton, Marlborough Sounds Gateway - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty - Bay of Islands - Auckland, ‘City of Sails’ • Gratuities on board •

GUARANTEED departure 2019 Oct 27 ALL INCLUSIVE tour price Fully escorted tour includes airfares^, taxes, luxury cruise, modern coach travel, 4 star hotel accommodation, most meals, sightseeing, attractions + BONUS US$50 onboard credit per stateroom on the Celebrity Solstice. Tour Pre Total including paid per person airfare taxes** twin share Sydney $7999 + $65 = $8064 Melbourne $7999 + $65 = $8064 Brisbane $7999 + $65 = $8064 Gold Coast $7999 + $65 = $8064 Canberra $8129 + $85 = $8214 Cairns $8179 + $90 = $8269 Adelaide $8199 + $60 = $8259 Hobart $8199 + $55 = $8254 Launceston $8199 + $55 = $8254 Perth $8299 + $50 = $8349 Land Only Single Supplement

$7849 $3750

Stay a little longer City Twin share Single Christchurch $125 $250 Extra night rates are per person in Australian Dollars, based on room only. Subject to availability. Prices are in Australian Dollars. **Prepaid taxes are subject to change. Exact amounts will be confirmed by your travel agent at time of booking.

>> ITINERARY (B) Breakfast. (L) Lunch. (D) Dinner. (SD) Specialty Dinner. Port arrival and departure times may vary.

DAY 1: Arrive Sydney (D) Arrive in Sydney where you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours Guide aboard the Celebrity Solstice. Meet your travelling companions at dinner. Overnight Celebrity Solstice Port Times Depart at 17:00 DAY 2: Cruising (B,L,D) Relax and enjoy the comforts of this stunning superliner. While at sea enjoy the onboard facilities, world class cuisine and the entertainment not to mention your deluxe balcony cabin. DAY 3: Hobart (B,L,D) Docking in Hobart gives you immediate access to Mount Wellington and its incredibly beautiful surrounds. From there you can look out over the busy harbour, which plays host to yachts from all over the world. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 18:00 DAYS 4 - 5: Cruising (B,L,D) Cruise across the Tasman Sea to the Land of the Long White Cloud.

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SCENIC COACH TOUR (DAY 13 - 23) Modern coach travel with 2 door access, restroom, reclining seats and panoramic windows • Professional Coach Captain • 10 nights four star hotel accommodation • 3 two night stays • Hotel porterage • 10 cooked breakfasts including a specialty breakfast: Stratosfare Restaurant, Rotorua • 8 sumptuous dinners including 2 specialty dinners: Maori Hangi & Concert, Rotorua; Farewell Dinner, Christchurch • 1 Shire’s buffet lunch: Hobbiton •

PRE PAID ATTRACTIONS • Sky Tower • Kauri Museum* • Footprints Waipoua Forest Tour* • Waitangi Treaty Grounds* • Sculptureum Experience • Hamilton Gardens* • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour • Skyline Gondola & Luge Ride • Agrodome • Thermal mud pools & geysers* • Tamaki Maori Experience • TranzAlpine Rail Journey • City sights tour of Auckland *Guided tour is included with 1 guide per 24 travellers.

DAY 6: Milford, Doubtful & Dusky Sounds (B,L,D) Sail into the narrow fiords of Milford, Doubtful and Dusky Sounds. Your ship will seem to shrink in comparison to the towering cliffs topped by lush mountain terrain. Scenic cruising. DAY 7: Dunedin (B,L,D) Situated on the magnificent Otago coastline, explore Dunedin’s historic architecture and beautiful botanic gardens. Port Times Arrive 09:00 Depart 19:00 DAY 8: Akaroa (B,L,D) Nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano, Akaroa is rich with beautiful bays and home to the rarest and smallest marine dolphin. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 18:00 DAY 9: Picton (B,L,D) Cruise through the many inlets and bays that make up the Marlborough Sounds to Picton, the gateway to the North Island. This small seaport is only a short distance from the Marlborough wine region, famous for its Sauvignon Blanc. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 18:00 DAY 10: Cruising (B,L,D) Enjoy a quiet refuge by day, gazing over the sea with a cocktail in hand.


DAY 11: Tauranga (B,L,D) Known as the Bay of Plenty, Tauranga is located at the entrance to one of the largest natural harbours in New Zealand. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 18:00 DAY 12: Bay of Islands (B,L,D) The beaches in this region are considered some of the world’s finest with their perfect white sand and crystal clear water. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 19:00 DAY 13: Arrive Auckland - City Sights Tour (B,D) This morning arrive into the beautiful ‘City of Sails’, Auckland. Disembark the ship, meet your Coach Captain and enjoy an informative city tour of Auckland which includes the Auckland Domain, Parnell Rose Garden and Bastion Point. This afternoon visit Sky Tower at your leisure, one of New Zealand’s most spectacular attractions. Hotel Skycity Hotel DAY 14: Auckland - Hokianga - Bay of Islands (B,D) Depart Auckland and travel to Matakohe to enjoy an informative talk at the Kauri Museum. After lunch travel to the unforgettable Footprints Waipoua encounter, home to some of the largest remaining kauri trees in the world. A local guide will explain how these trees are intertwined with the lives of the local Maori and the important role they play in the ecosystem that is the Waipoua Forest. Continue to Paihia, situated in the heart of the beautiful Bay of Islands Hotel Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands (2 nights) DAY 15: Bay of Islands (Free Day) (B,D) Today is free to choose from the many optional activities available. You may like to take a coach trip to Cape Reinga via Ninety Mile Beach, the Hole in the Rock Cruise, or a spectacular scenic flight. The choice is yours and your Tour Guide & Coach Captain will be available to assist. DAY 16: Bay of Islands - Auckland (B) This morning enjoy a guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the location of the signing of the treaty between the Maori tribes and the British. Farewell the Bay of Islands and drive south via Whangarei and Warkworth to Matakana to visit Sculptureum, an art experience that is internationally unique. Enjoy time to wander through the Garden of Creative Diversity and to view the hundreds of displayed works in the Galleries and garden all designed to amuse and inspire. Return to Auckland where this evening is free to dine at leisure. Hotel Skycity Hotel DAY 17: Auckland - Rotorua (B,L,D) Travel to Waikato’s most visited attraction, the Hamilton Gardens. A guided tour will take you on a journey from the peaceful Sung Dynasty Chinese Scholar’s garden into an Italian Renaissance garden followed by the grandeur of the Indian Char Bagh garden. Next visit Hobbiton for lunch followed by an experience of the real Middle-earth

with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set. A guide will escort you through the ten acre site recounting fascinating details of how the set was created. Continue to the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua. Hotel Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua (Superior Room. 2 nights) DAY 18: Rotorua (B,SD) Today begins with a Gondola ride to the Stratosfare Restaurant where a buffet breakfast and spectacular views are on offer. There is also time for a luge ride! Next stop is the Agrodome for an action packed hour of farming entertainment and education that’s unlike anything you’ve seen before. Travel to Te Puia for a tour of the boiling mud pools and awesome Geysers that Rotorua is famous for. Enjoy some free time this afternoon before travelling to a Maori Village for an interactive and educational experience which culminates with a cultural performance and traditional hangi feast.

>> TOUR HIGH LIGHT

DAY 19: Rotorua - Auckland - Queenstown (B,D) Travel to Auckland Airport where you will board a local flight to the resort town of Queenstown, located in the South Island. Meet your South Island Coach Captain and enjoy a tour of historic Arrowtown before arriving at your hotel. Hotel Millennium Queenstown (2 nights) DAY 20: Queenstown (Free Day) (B) Today is a free day. There are plenty of sightseeing options and your Tour Guide and Coach Captain are available to assist. This evening is also free and you may choose to dine high above Queenstown at the Skyline Restaurant or board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu for a gourmet barbecue at Walter Peak Station (optional). DAY 21: Queenstown - Franz Josef (B,D) Depart Queenstown and travel via the Haast Pass to the West Coast, an area of stunning beauty. See the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you travel north to the township of Fox Glacier. Continue to Franz Josef where time is available (weather permitting) to experience a scenic flight (optional) over the spectacular glaciers. Hotel Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier (Douglas Wing) DAY 22: Franz Josef - Arthur’s Pass - Christchurch (B,SD) Travel to Hokitika and visit the Greenstone Factory. Continue to Arthur’s Pass and board the TranzAlpine, renowned as one of the great train journeys of the world. Travel through spectacular gorges, river valleys and over massive viaducts before completing your journey at Christchurch. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your new found friends. Hotel Sudima Christchurch Airport Hotel Day 23: Depart Christchurch (B) Time to say goodbye. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday.

TOP TO BOTTOM: An optional trip Cape Reinga is available; Sculptureum, a unique art experience; discover the traditions of Maori Culture; see awesome Geysers in Rotorua.

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Experience New Zealand by Coach and on a relaxing ocean cruise

Tour code: CSGPR23

23 Day Best of New Zealand by Coach & Cruise NO HIDDEN EXTRAS TRAVEL SERVICES • Tour Guide • Flight from homeport to Christchurch^ • Internal flight from Queenstown to Auckland^ • Airport to hotel transfer in Christchurch, Day 1 • Port taxes • Comprehensive Documentation Pack

Note: The airfare and transfer from Melbourne to your homeport on Day 23 is not included. Please make your own arrangements.

*Guided tour is included with 1 guide per 24 travellers.

SCENIC COACH TOUR (DAY 1 - 10) Modern coach travel with 2 door access, restroom, reclining seats and panoramic windows • Professional Coach Captain • 10 nights four star hotel accommodation • 3 two night stays • Hotel porterage • 10 cooked breakfasts including a specialty breakfast: Stratosfare Restaurant, Rotorua • 8 sumptuous dinners including 1 specialty dinners: Maori Hangi & Concert, Rotorua • 1 Shire’s buffet lunch: Hobbiton

GUARANTEED departure 2020 Feb 7 ALL INCLUSIVE tour price Fully escorted tour includes airfares^, taxes, luxury cruise, modern coach travel, 4 star hotel accommodation, most meals, sightseeing, attractions + BONUS US$50 onboard credit per stateroom on the Celebrity Solstice. Tour including airfare Sydney $7999 + Melbourne $7999 + Brisbane $7999 + Gold Coast $7999 + Canberra $8129 + Cairns $8179 + Adelaide $8199 + Hobart $8199 + Launceston $8199 + Perth $8299 +

Pre Total paid per person taxes** twin share $125 = $8124 $125 = $8124 $125 = $8124 $125 = $8124 $150 = $8279 $150 = $8329 $125 = $8324 $115 = $8314 $115 = $8314 $120 = $8419

Land Only Single Supplement

$7849 $3750

Stay a little longer City Twin share Single Christchurch $125 $250 Extra night rates are per person in Australian Dollars, based on room only. Subject to availability. Prices are in Australian Dollars. **Prepaid taxes are subject to change. Exact amounts will be confirmed by your travel agent at time of booking.

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PRE PAID ATTRACTIONS • TranzAlpine Rail Journey • Sky Tower • Kauri Museum* • Footprints Waipoua Forest Tour* • Waitangi Treaty Grounds* • Sculptureum Experience

>> ITINERARY (B) Breakfast. (L) Lunch. (D) Dinner. (SD) Specialty Dinner. Port arrival and departure times may vary.

DAY 1: Arrive Christchurch (D) On arrival into Christchurch you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative and transferred to your hotel. Hotel Sudima Christchurch Airport Hotel DAY 2: Christchurch - Arthurs Pass - Franz Josef (B,D) This morning board the TranzAlpine, renowned as one of the great train journeys of the world. Travel over massive viaducts, river valleys and spectacular gorges as you ascend to Arthur’s Pass located in the centre of the Southern Alps. Board your coach and travel to Hokitika, famous for its Greenstone before continuing to Franz Josef where time is available to experience a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the spectacular glaciers. Hotel Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier (Douglas Wing)

Hamilton Gardens* Hobbiton Movie Set Tour • Skyline Gondola & Luge Ride • Agrodome • Thermal mud pools & geysers* • Tamaki Maori Experience • City sights tour of Auckland •

CELEBRITY SOLSTICE CRUISE (DAY 11 - 23) BONUS US$50 onboard credit per stateroom • Deluxe Balcony Cabin • Group Meet & Greet • World-class dining in a range of unique venues (Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily) • Awesome entertainment • Inspiring activities such as cooking classes and wine tasting • Ports of call: - Auckland, ‘City of Sails’ - Bay of Islands - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty - Akaroa, French inspired village - Dunedin, Edinburgh of the South - Dusky, Doubtful and Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park - Sydney free time to explore • Gratuities on board

DAY 3: Franz Josef - Queenstown (B,D) See the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you travel south along the West Coast to Fox Glacier. Continue via the Haast Pass, an area of stunning beauty before arriving into picturesque Queenstown, a year round resort situated on the shores of magical Lake Wakatipu. Hotel Copthorne Queenstown Lakefront (2 nights) DAY 4: Queenstown (Free Day) (B) Today is a free day. There are plenty of sightseeing options and your Tour Guide and Coach Captain are available to assist. This evening is also free and you may choose to dine high above Queenstown at the Skyline Restaurant or board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu for gourmet barbecue at Walter Peak Station (optional). DAY 5: Queenstown - Auckland (B,D) Travel to Queenstown Airport where you will board a local flight to the ‘City of Sails’, Auckland, located in the North Island. Meet your North Island Coach Captain and enjoy an informative city tour. This afternoon includes a visit to Sky Tower at your leisure, one of New Zealand’s most spectacular attractions. Hotel Skycity Hotel


DAY 6: Auckland - Hokianga - Bay of Islands (B,D) Depart Auckland and travel to Matakohe to enjoy an informative talk at the Kauri Museum. After lunch travel to the unforgettable Footprints Waipoua encounter, home to some of the largest remaining kauri trees in the world. A local guide will explain how these trees are inter-twined with the lives of local Maori and the important role they play in the eco-system that is the Waipoua Forest. Continue to Paihia, situated in the heart of the beautiful Bay of Islands. Hotel Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands (2 nights) DAY 7: Bay of Islands (Free Day) (B,D) Today is free to choose from the many optional activities available. You may like to take a coach trip to Cape Reinga via Ninety Mile Beach, the Hole in the Rock Cruise, or a spectacular scenic flight. The choice is yours and your Tour Guide & Coach Captain will be available to assist. DAY 8: Bay of Islands - Auckland (B) This morning enjoy a guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the location of the signing of the treaty between the Maori tribes and the British. Farewell the Bay of Islands and drive south via Whangarei and Warkworth to Matakana to visit Sculptureum, an art experience that is internationally unique. Enjoy time to wander through the Garden of Creative Diversity and to view the hundreds of displayed works in the Galleries and garden all designed to amuse and inspire. Return to Auckland where this evening is free to dine at one of the many fine restaurants available. Hotel Skycity Hotel DAY 9: Auckland - Rotorua (B,L,D) Travel to Waikato’s most visited attraction, the Hamilton Gardens. Your guide will share the story of how the Gardens were transformed into a Garden of International Significance. Visit Hobbiton for lunch followed by an experience of the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set. A guide will recount the fascinating details of how the set was created. Continue to the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua. Hotel Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua (Superior Room. 2 nights) DAY 10: Rotorua (B,SD) Today begins with a Gondola ride to the Stratosfare Restaurant where a buffet breakfast and spectacular views are on offer. There is also time for a luge ride! Next stop is the Agrodome for an action packed hour of farming entertainment and education that’s unlike anything you’ve seen before. Travel to Te Puia for a tour of the boiling mud pools and awesome Geysers that Rotorua is famous for. Enjoy some free time this afternoon before travelling to a Maori Village for an interactive and educational experience which culminates with a cultural performance and traditional hangi feast.

DAY 11: Rotorua - Auckland (B,D) Travel to Auckland where you will board the Celebrity Solstice to commence your 12 night cruise around New Zealand and back to Australia. Overnight Celebrity Solstice Port Times Depart 18:00 DAYS 12: Bay of Islands (B,L,D) The beaches in this region are considered some of the world’ finest with perfect white sand an crystal clear water. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 17:00 DAYS 13: Tauranga (B,L,D) Known as the Bay of Plenty, Tauranga is located at the entrance to one of the largest natural harbours in New Zealand. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 18:00

>> TOUR HIGH LIGHT

DAY 14: Cruising (B,L,D) Relax and enjoy the comforts of this stunning superliner. While at sea enjoy the on board facilities, world-class cuisine and the entertainment not to mention your deluxe balcony cabin. DAY 15: Akaroa (B,L,D) Nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano, Akaroa is rich with beautiful bays and home to the rarest and smallest marine dolphin. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 19:00 DAY 16: Dunedin (B,L,D) Situated on the magnificent Otago coastline, explore Dunedin’s historic architecture and beautiful botanic gardens. Port Times Arrive 07:30 Depart 17:00 DAY 17: Dusky, Doubtful & Milford Sounds (B,L,D) Sail into the narrow fiords of Dusky, Doubtful and Milford Sounds. Your ship will seem to shrink in comparison to the towering cliffs topped by lush mountain terrain. Scenic cruising. DAYS 18 - 19: Cruising (B,L,D) Enjoy a quiet refuge by day, gazing over the sea with cocktail in hand. DAY 20 - 21: Sydney (B,L,D) Considered to be one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the Southern Hemisphere, Sydney offers just about anything, from beaches and wineries to stunning landmarks and world-class shopping. Overnight in port. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 22:00

>> MUST DO OPTION

DAY 22: Cruising (B,L,D) As you cruise enjoy a day at sea to further explore all this luxurious ship has to offer. DAY 23: Melbourne (B) Time to say goodbye after a memorable New Zealand holiday.

TOP TO BOTTOM: Explore the Waitangi Treaty Grounds; enjoy a guided tour through the Hamilton Gardens; a gondola ride in Rotorua will provide spectacular views; in Queenstown why not experience the thrill of a jet boat ride on the iconic Shotover River.

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12 night cruise of the stunning Australian coast combined with a New Zealand coach tour

Tour code: CSGPQ23

23 Day QLD & New Zealand Gems by Cruise & Coach >>NO NOHIDDEN HIDDENEXTRAS EXTRAS TRAVEL SERVICES • Tour Guide • Internal flight from Wellington to Queenstown^ • Return flight to homeport from Christchurch^ • Hotel to Airport transfer in Christchurch, Day 23 • Port taxes • Comprehensive Documentation Pack Note: The airfare and transfer to Sydney on Day 1 to join the cruise is not included. Please make own arrangements.

CELEBRITY SOLSTICE CRUISE (DAY 1 - 12) BONUS US$25 onboard credit per stateroom • Deluxe Balcony Cabin • Group Meet & Greet + Welcome Dinner • World-class dining in a range of unique venues (Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily) • Awesome entertainment • Inspiring activities such as cooking classes and wine tasting • Ports of call: - Newcastle, free time to explore - Cairns, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef - Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Coastal town - Brisbane, Queensland Capital City - Bay of Islands - Auckland, ‘City of Sails’ • Gratuities on board •

GUARANTEED departure 2020 Mar 20 ALL INCLUSIVE tour price Fully escorted tour includes airfares^, taxes, luxury cruise, modern coach travel, 4 star hotel accommodation, most meals, sightseeing, attractions + BONUS US$25 onboard credit per stateroom on the Celebrity Solstice. Tour Pre Total including paid per person airfare taxes** twin share Sydney $7949 + $65 = $8014 Melbourne $7949 + $65 = $8014 Brisbane $7949 + $65 = $8014 Gold Coast $7949 + $65 = $8014 Canberra $8079 + $85 = $8164 Cairns $8129 + $90 = $8219 Adelaide $8149 + $60 = $8209 Hobart $8149 + $55 = $8204 Launceston $8149 + $55 = $8204 Perth $8249 + $50 = $8299 Land Only Single Supplement

$7799 $3750

Stay a little longer City Twin share Single Christchurch $125 $250 Extra night rates are per person in Australian Dollars, based on room only. Subject to availability. Prices are in Australian Dollars. **Prepaid taxes are subject to change. Exact amounts will be confirmed by your travel agent at time of booking.

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SCENIC COACH TOUR (DAY 13 - 23) Modern coach travel with 2 door access, restroom, reclining seats and panoramic windows • Professional Coach Captain • 10 nights 4 star hotel accommodation • 3 two night stays • Hotel porterage • 10 cooked breakfasts including a specialty breakfast: Stratosfare Restaurant, Rotorua • 8 sumptuous dinners including 2 specialty dinners: Maori Hangi & Concert, Rotorua; Farewell Dinner, Christchurch • 1 Shire’s buffet lunch - Hobbiton •

PRE PAID ATTRACTIONS • Sculptureum Experience • Sky Tower • Hamilton Gardens* • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour • Skyline Gondola & Luge Ride • Agrodome • Thermal mud pools & geysers* • Tamaki Maori Experience • Hawke’s Bay Express Napier • Te Papa, NZ’s National Museum • TranzAlpine Rail Journey • City sights tour of Auckland & Wellington *Guided tour is included with 1 guide per 24 travellers.

>> ITINERARY (B) Breakfast. (L) Lunch. (D) Dinner. (SD) Specialty Dinner. Port arrival and departure times may vary.

DAY 1: Arrive Sydney (D) Arrive in Sydney where you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours Guide aboard the Celebrity Solstice. Meet your travelling companions at dinner. Overnight Celebrity Solstice Port Times Depart at 18:45 DAY 2: Newcastle (B,L,D) Situated near the port, you will stroll through 200 years of local history, visiting Customs House, now a restaurant and bar; Watt Street, with buildings from the convict era; and Christ Church Cathedral, which still dominates the skyline. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 17:00 DAYS 3 - 4: Cruising (B,L,D) Enjoy a quiet refuge by day, gazing over the sea with a cocktail in hand. DAY 5 - 6: Cairns (B,L,D) Tropical North Queensland is surrounded by lush rainforest and is the gateway for an excursion to the Great Barrier Reef. If you go inland, explore the rainforest by cable car and scenic railway, soaring above treetops, peering into gorges and observing jungle waterfalls. Overnight in port. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 16:00

DAY 7: Airlie Beach (B,L,D) Airlie Beach is popular with backpackers, yachtsmen, and other lovers of the tropical lifestyle. You can sail among the calm, protected waters of the Whitsunday Islands or shop at the lovely seaside markets and galleries with friendly artists. Port Times Arrive 08:00 Depart 17:00 DAY 8: Cruising (B,L,D) Relax and enjoy the comforts of this stunning superliner. While at sea enjoy the on board facilities, world-class cuisine and the entertainment not to mention your deluxe balcony cabin. DAY 9: Brisbane (B,L,D) A visit to Brisbane offers endless opportunities, from meeting the local wildlife, to visiting the Gold Coast for a swim to taking in the bohemian vibe at Fortitude Valley. Port Times Arrive 07:00 Depart 16:00 DAY 10 - 11: Cruising (B,L,D) Cruise across the Tasman Sea to the Land of the Long White Cloud. DAY 12: Bay of Islands (B,L,D) The beaches in this region are considered some of the world’s finest with their perfect white sand and crystal-clear water. Port Times Arrive 10:00 Depart 20:00


DAY 13: Arrive Auckland - City Sights Tour (B,D) This morning arrive into the beautiful ‘City of Sails’, Auckland. Disembark the ship, meet your Coach Captain and enjoy an informative city tour of Auckland. Travel to Matakana to visit Sculptureum, an art experience that is internationally unique. Enjoy time to wander through the Garden of Creative Diversity and to view the hundreds of displayed works in the Galleries and garden all designed to amuse and inspire. Return to Auckland where there is time to visit Sky Tower at leisure. Hotel Skycity Hotel DAY 14: Auckland - Rotorua (B,L,D) Travel to Waikato’s most visited attraction, the Hamilton Gardens. A guided tour will take you on a journey from the peaceful Sung Dynasty Chinese Scholar’s garden into an Italian Renaissance garden followed by the grandeur of the Indian Char Bagh garden. Next visit Hobbiton for lunch followed by an experience of the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set. A guide will escort you through the ten acre site recounting fascinating details of how the set was created. Continue to the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua. Hotel Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua (Superior Room. 2 nights) DAY 15: Rotorua (B,SD) Today begins with a Gondola ride to the Stratosfare Restaurant where a buffet breakfast and spectacular views are on offer. There is also time for a luge ride! Next stop is the Agrodome for an action packed hour of farming entertainment and education that’s unlike anything you’ve seen before. Travel to Te Puia for a tour of the boiling mud pools and awesome Geysers that Rotorua is famous for. Enjoy some free time this afternoon before travelling to a Maori Village for an interactive and educational experience which culminates with a cultural performance and traditional hangi feast. DAY 16: Rotorua - Napier (B,D) Depart Rotorua and travel along the Thermal Explorer Highway to Huka Falls and Lake Taupo. Continue to Napier known as ‘The Art Deco Capital’, where a city tour will showcase the most comprehensive collection of art deco buildings in the world. Board the Hawke’s Bay Express and hear informative commentary on the city’s fascinating history. Enjoy some free time this afternoon to explore the city or you might choose to do a guided Art Deco walk (optional). Hotel Scenic Hotel Te Pania DAY 17: Napier - Wellington (B,D) Travel south this morning into Wellington for a city tour of the nation’s capital which will highlight the history and culture on show here. Hotel James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor (2 nights)

DAY 18: Wellington (B) A highlight this morning will be time to explore Te Papa, New Zealand’s National Museum with exhibits that embrace both Maori and European views. Enjoy time at leisure this afternoon and this evening is also free to explore Wellington’s lively food scene. DAY 19: Wellington - Queenstown (B,D) Travel to Wellington Airport where you will board a local flight to the resort town of Queenstown, located in the South Island. Meet your South Island Coach Captain and enjoy a tour of historic Arrowtown before arriving at your hotel. Hotel Millennium Queenstown (2 nights) DAY 20: Queenstown (Free Day) (B) Today is a free day. There are plenty of sightseeing options and your Tour Guide and Coach Captain are available to assist. This evening is also free and you may choose to dine high above Queenstown at the Skyline Restaurant or board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu for a gourmet barbecue at Walter Peak Station (optional). DAY 21: Queenstown - Franz Josef (B,D) Depart Queenstown and travel via the Haast Pass to the West Coast, an area of stunning beauty. See the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you travel north to the township of Fox Glacier. Continue to Franz Josef where time is available (weather permitting) to experience a scenic flight (optional) over the spectacular glaciers. Hotel Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier (Douglas Wing) DAY 22: Franz Josef - Arthur’s Pass - Christchurch (B,SD) Travel to Hokitika and visit the Greenstone Factory. Continue to Arthur’s Pass and board the TranzAlpine, renowned as one of the great train journeys of the world. Descend through spectacular gorges, river valleys and over massive viaducts before completing your journey at Christchurch. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your new found friends. Hotel Sudima Christchurch Airport Hotel. Day 23: Depart Christchurch (B) Time to say goodbye. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday.

TOP TO BOTTOM: Experience middle earth at the Hobbiton Movie Set; board the Hawke’s Bay Express for a Napier city tour; New Zealand’s Maori culture is an integral part of Kiwi life; Tane Mahuta, the Lord of the Forest.

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ake sure you look the part when on tour. Our groups look fantastic when they are all wearing their jackets and caps. Both products offer great value.

TOUR JACKET Unisex black waterproof shell jacket with embroidered logos, silver reflective piping, fleece lined collar, hood, inside mesh, adjustable Velcro cuff, double front and inside pockets, hidden draw cord and mobile phone pocket. Compact, lightweight, ideal for touring. Available in sizes XS to XXXL. Price $75. TOUR CAP Black wool blend cap with pre curved suede peak, six panel structure with fabric Velcro strap and embroidered logo. One size. Price $25. Purchase both items for $90. Normally $100. Order at time of booking. BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS Payment and completion of the online GOOD TO GO Booking Form acknowledges that you have read, understood and accepted these booking conditions. Grand Pacific Tours (GPT) is a 100% Australian owned company. For a full list of booking terms and conditions, refer to the GPT website at gptnz.com Deposits & Payment At time of booking a deposit of $700 per person is required. If the tour itinerary includes a one way flight to / from New Zealand, a further deposit to cover the airfare and taxes is also required at time of booking. The balance of payment, including any merchandise, is due 90 days prior to departure. Airfares The airlines require all Trans Tasman flight bookings to have the air ticket issued within five days of confirmation of the airline reservation. As GPT offer a fully inclusive package price, the dollar difference between ‘Land Only’ price and ‘Package Price’ does not represent the airfare deposit amount due. Enquire with your Travel Agent as to the exact amount of airfare deposit and taxes required at the time of booking. Surcharges may apply over peak travel times. The airfare from your homeport to Sydney or Melbourne to join the cruise is not included. The airfare from Sydney or Melbourne to your homeport at the end of the cruise is not included. You can book these with your Travel Agent. Prices All holiday prices are based on schedules, fares and tariffs current at the time of printing. GPT reserves the right to vary the cost of tours if necessary, by reason of currency fluctuation, component cost increase or airfare cost. Tour costing will be guaranteed at the price prevailing at the date of final payment. The option to board or depart the Celebrity Solstice in other Australian ports is available however the tour fare remains the same. The Australian pre paid taxes are subject to change. Exact amounts will be confirmed to your travel agent at time of booking. Luggage Limits Each traveller is entitled to take one suitcase, the sum of its length, width & depth not to exceed 140cm. Weight limits apply to luggage due to Occupational Health and Safety regulations. The maximum allowed by most airlines and GPT is one piece up to 23kg. Luggage over this allowance will be charged by the airline at the applicable rate. If a traveller brings more than the allocated limit of luggage, any additional arrangements made to get their luggage to final destination will be at travellers own expense. All luggage is entirely at the ‘owners risk’ whilst on tour and we strongly recommend that travel insurance be taken out by each traveller to cover accidental damage or loss. The GPT travel bag is designed to carry a maximum of 6kg. Due to limited space on board the coach, please ensure carry-on bags do not exceed this limit. Check with your Travel Agent for more details. Cabins The prices in this brochure are based on Deluxe Balcony Cabins on the Celebrity Solstice. No upgrades are available. Pre / Post Accommodation in New Zealand Hotel check in time is approx. 2pm and check out is approx. 10am. If early hotel check-in or late check-out is required due to flight schedules, additional accommodation will need to be purchased. The rates quoted in this brochure are only valid for one night, room

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only and subject to availability. Any additional meals will need to be ordered and purchased directly with the hotels, BB rates cannot be provided. Additional nights may be charged at the prevailing rate by the hotel. Dietary & Room Requests GPT limit special dietary requests to Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Lactose Intolerant & Diabetic. These will be requested to the hotel but cannot be guaranteed. Religious dietary requests (ie. Hindu Vegetarian, Kosher, Halal) cannot be accommodated. Being a volume group tour operator contracting specific menus which range from Buffet to A-la-carte , the logistics of arranging meals meeting the correct criteria over an extended touring itinerary can be challenging and cannot be guaranteed to meet the expectations of the traveller. Any further intolerances needing to be managed are the responsibility of the traveller. Airlines have restricted dietary conditions which vary, ask at time of booking. Single Travellers Paying the Single Supplement covers the sole use of a cabin and hotel room only. The coach is not single seating, you will be required to sit with a fellow traveller. The option to twin share with another single traveller is not available. Coach Seat Rotation For the enjoyment of all travellers GPT operates a daily seat rotation system which all travellers must participate in as a condition of booking. Travel Insurance Comprehensive Travel Insurance is not included but is strongly recommended for all travellers. It is the traveller’s responsibility to arrange their own travel insurance. Cancellations / Transfer of Booking In the event a traveller cancels off a tour the following fees apply. - 151 or more days prior to departure 50% of the deposit ( i.e. $350) is refundable. Cost of Trans Tasman airline ticket if issued is non refundable. - 91 to 150 days prior to departure loss of the full deposit plus the cost of Trans Tasman airline ticket if issued. - 71 to 90 days prior to departure, loss of 25% of the total package price. - 31 to 70 days prior to departure, loss of 50% of the total package price. - 0 to 30 days prior to departure, loss of 100% of the total package price. If a traveller wishes to cancel their existing booking and transfer to a new departure date, the above cancellation fees still apply. Above cancellation fees may apply on cruise dates where cabins have been recalled. Health and Fitness Payment of deposit by traveller(s) to GPT acts as a warranty that the traveller(s) is / are reasonably healthy and / or fit to participate in the tour and the traveller(s) indemnifies GPT from all actions, claims and demands arising out of any want of health and fitness. GPT reserves the right to remove a traveller from a tour if their health and/or fitness interferes with the tour or other traveller(s) tour experience in any way. Travelling with a collapsible wheelchair/ mobility scooter is subject to availability at the time of booking as each tour only has the capacity to cater for one wheelchair/mobility scooter traveller. Accessible Rooms are subject to availability and not always allocated in the room type advertised. Optional Tours These tours are to be booked with the Coach Captain whilst on tour. GPT does not operate these excursions. As such, no person employed or associated with GPT has any connection with the operators of these excursions.

Documentation GPT documentation including any merchandise will be forwarded to your Travel Agent two weeks prior to departure. P.O. Box address is not acceptable. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate early requests for documentation. Ticket wallet is one per person for Cruise Coach Tours. The traveller(s) is / are responsible for the acquisition of passports and appropriate visas, where necessary. We recommend that such documents, as required by governments, are finalised at least six weeks prior to the date of departure. Transfers Airport transfers in New Zealand are included. They will not be included if travellers have pre or post tour accommodation booked outside the Tour Hotels. Transfers provided surrounding pre and post tour dates must directly link to the tour and cannot be used on a broken stay. On arrival in New Zealand, the transfer vehicle will wait up to 1 hour after the flight lands. If your flight is delayed or changes please contact GPT. Should traveller’s flight departure details change, contact needs to be made to GPT or the transfer company to ensure new transfer arrangements can be confirmed. Any transfer expenses incurred as a result of flight changes NOT advised, will be at the traveller’s own expense. No transfers will be provided within Australia to Sydney or Melbourne. Special Offers Only one special offer is applicable per booking. There will be no retrospective discounts. Any offers by Celebrity Cruises are subject to validity dates and can be withdrawn at any time due to capacity. Any Celebrity Cruises offer is out of the control of GPT. Onboard Credits BONUS US$ onboard credit is per stateroom and based on minimum number of cabins sold. Late Bookings Bookings made inside 150 days prior to departure date, are subject to availability and may incur a surcharge. Onboard credits may also not be available. Celebrity Cruises reserve the right to recall any unnamed cabins at any time due to capacity. Gratuities Onboard gratuities included in the brochure price, cover restaurant and stateroom services only. This does not cover any specialty services purchased on board the Celebrity Solstice or gratuities for the Tour Guide or the Coach Captain, which are at the discretion of the traveller. Tour Guide The Cruise component is only fully escorted when minimum numbers are reached. Privacy Policy For a full version of our Privacy Policy, refer to the GPT website at gptnz.com/privacy-statement Validity Brochure valid for travel from October 2019 - April 2020.

MERCHANDISE All prices are inclusive of GST and postage. All purchases must be made with your Travel Agent at time of booking. Payment for all merchandise is due with final tour payment prior to departure. Merchandise will not be sold once on tour or after travellers return home. Refer to the website for delivery & jacket sizes. Exchanges can be made on unused merchandise, a $10 per delivery postage and handling fee will be charged.

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