Duration
8 Days
Fitness
Moderate
Travel
07 Apr 20
Destination
New Zealand
Experience the excitement and entertainment of this internationally renowned Airshow combined with the scenic beauty of NZ. See classic aircraft, the famous Warbirds and the modern jets of today as they present a feast of aviation action. This exciting itinerary includes a 3 Day Gold Pass at the Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Exclusive Marquee access with CCTV including grandstand seating
  • Full Airshow program with souvenir Gold Cap and Badge and the opportunity to walk the flight line at Wanaka Airshow
  • Fully escorted tour with personalised Meet & Greet on arrival
  • Tranz Alpine rail journey

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
Flights included departing from Australia. *Select airports at an additional cost
Modern coach travel
Professional coach captain
Experienced Grand Pacific Tours Guide
Return airport transfers in New Zealand
7 nights at 4 star hotel accommodation
Hotel porterage
1 four night stay
1 rail journey
All sightseeing and prepaid attractions listed below
7 cooked breakfasts
6 sumptuous dinners
TranzAlpine Rail Journey
BONUS GPT Tour Jacket
Comprehensive documentation pack
Airshows inclusions below
3 Day Warbirds Over Wanaka Gold Pass
Grandstand seating
Exclusive marquee access with CCTV
Souvenir Gold Cap and Badge
Airshow Programme
Entry to the Warbirds & Wheels Museum
Complimentary drink voucher
Complimentary tea, coffee and water throughout the Airshow
Note: Dinner on Day 1 not included for guests arriving later than 8pm.
*Guided tour is included with 1 guide per 24 travellers

TRAVEL DATES 7 April 2020
ITINERARY 
  • Day 1:  ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH/ Meals: Dinner
  • Day 2: CHRISTCHURCH – ARTHUR’S PASS – FRANZ JOSEF /Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3: FRANZ JOSEF – QUEENSTOWN / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 4: QUEENSTOWN – WANAKA / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6: WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 7: QUEENSTOWN – CHRISTCHURCH / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8: DEPART CHRISTCHURCH / Meals: Breakfast
For full itinerary information CLICK HERE  
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FINE PRINT 
  • Valid for travel: 07 April 2020
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice
  • Subject to seat availability, bookings made before 30 Jan 20 departing Ex Sydney are eligible for a free upgrade to business class flying Emirates
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees
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  • Excludes: Travel insurance, Items of a personal nature, Meals not mentioned

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1

ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH

On arrival into Christchurch you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative and transferred to your hotel. Tonight enjoy dinner at the hotel and meet your fellow travellers. Meals: Dinner
2

CHRISTCHURCH - ARTHUR’S PASS - FRANZ JOSEF

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 helicopter flight (optional, weather permitting) over the spectacular glaciers. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
3

FRANZ JOSEF - QUEENSTOWN

See the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you travel South via the Haast Pass, an area of stunning beauty before arriving into Queenstown, a year round resort, situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. This evening is free and you may choose to dine out at one of the many fine restaurants. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
4

QUEENSTOWN - WANAKA

Today you have the choice of either a free day in Queenstown or travelling to Wanaka for the opening day of the Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow. No flying will occur today, however some practice will be happening overhead. On the ground check out the static displays which include classic cars and Warhorses (military vehicles), sport aircraft, and aviation trade stands. Taste wine and food from Central Otago, or use your voucher to visit the Warbirds and Wheels Museum, which showcases the story of Sir Tim Wallis, founder of the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
5

WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA

Travel to Wanaka over the next two days where Wanaka Airport will become your home as you are entertained by the world’s best display pilots flying aircraft overhead. Your ticket will gain you access to the Gold Pass Enclosure. Enjoy the ultimate in Airshow luxury as you will be situated on the flight line with grandstand seating and a plush marquee where you can relax in comfort and watch the show from the best seats in the house. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
6

WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA

On the final day, all eyes will be in the air as you watch some of the world’s most iconic Warbird aircraft plus modern military machines, aerobatics, sport aircraft and so much more. The aerial action is backed by world-class pyrotechnics when the Airfield is defended by the fighters from an attack by enemy aircraft. The show culminates in a massed Fighter flypast, a sight not to be missed! Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
7

QUEENSTOWN - CHRISTCHURCH

Depart Queenstown & travel north through the dramatic Lindis Pass where the landscape is dominated by tussock grassland and snow capped mountains. Continue through the Mackenzie country into Christchurch. This evening enjoy dinner with new friends. Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
8

DEPART CHRISTCHURCH

Your tour concludes this morning. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home. Meals: Breakfast.
Why is this tour good for MyDiscoveries Customers? Touring New Zealand with Grand Pacific Tours meaning touring with the New Zealand experts. They offer five comprehensive styles of coach touring to suit all budgets and interests. By specialising in one destination they are able to get exclusive benefits such as discounts, wine time specials and hotel porterage for customers. Grand Pacific Tours only offers fully all-inclusive tours meaning your flights, accommodation, most attractions and select meals are included.  Your Tour Guide & Coach Caption ensures you are well taken care of and coach touring allows you to meet like-minded travellers.
Flights Flights are included from select airports in Australia. Are you are interested in this tour but come from another departure city? MyDiscoveries travel specialist can organise flights for you from your nearest airport. Enquire about our Free Emirates Upgrade! CALL US ON 1300 404 606
Weather Weather in New Zealand can change unexpectedly. The north island has subtropical weather during summer, and inland areas of the South Island can be as cold as -10°C (14°F) in winter, As most of the major cities are close to the coastline they remain quite warm.  The average temperature decreases as you travel south. January and February are the warmest months, and July is the coldest month of the year.
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When will I receive my tour documentation? Grand Pacific Tours documentations including any merchandise will be forwarded to MyDiscoveries two weeks prior to departure. We will then forward all information via post to you.
What type of clothes should I bring? Whilst on tour, dress is informal and relaxed on most occasions. Smart casual clothes are acceptable at most restaurants. In summer, a jacket and sweater should be included in your luggage should the weather turn cooler or you visit higher altitudes. If visiting during the months of May and September, pack warm winter garments and layer your clothing. You may have the option to relax and unwind in thermal hot pools so don’t forget to pack your swimwear
I’m I able to bring a walker or wheelchair with me on tour? You are able to bring collapsible wheelchairs and collapsible walkers on tour. Please let your MyDiscoveries travel agent know and Include this in your booking form. We are also able to request ground floor rooms throughout touring
Can I make dietary requirements requests? Room and dietary requests are limited and cannot be guaranteed. Dietary requests are limited to Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Lactose Intolerant & Diabetic. They need listed on booking form at time of booking to ensure that these requirements are accommodated.  Religious dietary requests (i.e. Hindu Vegetarian, Kosher, Halal) cannot be accommodated. Any further intolerances needing to be managed are the responsibility of the traveller.
Will I need to manage my own bags?  Grand Pacific tours Coach Caption get all luggage on and off the coach.