Celebrate the Festive Season Kiwi Style!

30 June 21

The festive season in New Zealand is a different experience for visitors and locals alike. Not only does New Zealand get merrier in December with Christmas around the corner, the sunny days and tropical weather provide a relaxing escape for many travellers. Visiting a country that is blessed with diversity in topography and culture, gives travellers the opportunity to unwrap a unique gift that is the “land of the long white cloud”.

One way to experience New Zealand this festive season is on a coach holiday with Grand Pacific Tours, the New Zealand coach holiday specialists. For 25 years they have been providing a comprehensive range of value for money holidays to thousands of mature aged travellers every year. Sit back and relax, knowing the hassle of overlooking hidden locations or taking a wrong turn is removed. Grand Pacific Tours offer 3 ways to travel over the festive season, utilising full size coaches with capacities of 20, 32 and 48 seats.

The 11 Day Ultimate New Year tour, departing 30 December 2021, provides an experience like no other aboard the Ultimate coach. Travel in style on a full-size, state-of-the-art coach with a maximum of only 20 travellers. Designed for the discerning traveller who appreciates the highest level of comfort, service and quality without compromise. Travellers will welcome the new year in Wellington, “the coolest little capital in the world” before embarking on a South Island tour. On New Year’s Day be treated to a unique wine and cheese tasting experience set amongst the wine barrels at Cloudy Bay Estate, one of the original wine makers in the Marlborough region.

New this season, is the 10 Day Signature South Island Christmas tour, departing on 21 December 2021. Experience the beauty of New Zealand on the Signature coach, offering the premium economy comfort of a full-size vehicle with a mid-size group of up to 32 travellers, fully escorted. On Christmas Day enjoy a cruise across Lake Wakatipu on the vintage steamship, TSS Earnslaw to Walter Peak Station for a gourmet lunch with all the trimmings. Enjoy many South Island attractions including a tour of Larnach Castle, Milford Sound Cruise & Lunch, and the popular Christchurch Tram.

The 17 Day Affordable Festive Season tour, departing 19 December 2021 will allow travellers time to soak up the best of both the North and South Islands. Travel is on a 48 seat Classic coach and includes a Tour Leader. Starting in the South Island, highlights include a journey on board the world-renowned TranzAlpine railway, through alpine scenery, river valleys and the patchwork farmlands of the Canterbury Plains, and a cruise through the breathtaking fiords and dramatic mountain peaks of Milford Sound. In the North Island, experience the cultural and geothermal wonderland of Rotorua including a traditional Māori Hāngi feast and concert and enjoy the famous Hole in the Rock Cruise in the subtropical Bay of Islands.

All tours include a personalised meet and greet on arrival in New Zealand, return airport transfers, porterage, coach travel, hotel accommodation, most meals including speciality dinners, plus sightseeing and attractions.

Grand Pacific Tours gives you the opportunity to share once-in-a-lifetime experiences with like-minded people who start out as a group of strangers and end up as friends after just a few days. There is no better way to explore New Zealand and create new memories over the festive season.

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