12 DAYS 9 NIGHTS - NEW ZEALAND NORTH ISLAND
DEPART TO MELBOURNE
Assembly at Kota Kinabalu International Airport, flight to Melbourne (Transit Brunei). Upon arrival, Transit flight to Auckland
Arrival The City of Sail - Auckland, meet and greeting. Transfer to Rotorua. Check into hotel.
After breakfast,proceed to visit Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley; Cultural attraction with Maori dance performances, a traditional feast & geothermal features.
Whakarewarewa is a geothermal area within Rotorua city in the Taupo Volcanic Zone of New Zealand. This was the site of the Māori fortress of Te Puia, first occupied around 1325, and known as an
impenetrable stronghold never taken in battle. Māori have lived here ever since, taking full advantage of the geothermalactivity in the valley for heating and cooking.Then, visit Agrodome Sheep & Farm Show featuring sheep dog demonstrations, cow milking and an introduction to the stars of our sheep industry.
After breakfast,Visit Te Puke Kiwi Farm: is New Zealand’s kiwifruit capital and the horticultural hub of our coastal region. An enormous fiberglass kiwifruit slice towers over SH2 on the outskirts of Te Puke and if you’re driving by it’s a fun place to stop and take a photograph. Climb the internal stairway to the very top and look down over the green countryside below while you smile for the camera. Thereafter, proceed to Mount Maunganui: Guests can walk 20-30 minutes to the top of the mountain to watch the beautiful bay view’s & Rotorua Lake: Is the second largest lake in the North Island, with beautiful scenery.
After breakfast,Drive on the forested road from Rotorua to arrive in Taupo’s Tapuaeharuru Bay to come close to a wild duck and a variety of birds and shopping at souvenir shop.
TAUPO - MT.RUAPEHU
After breakfast, proceed to Mt. Ruapehu; is the largest active volcano and it is an active stratovolcano at the southern end of the Taupo Volcanic Zone in New Zealand. It is 23 kilometres (14 mi) northeast of Ohakune and 23 km (14 mi) southwest of the southern shore of Lake Taupo, within Tongariro National Park. The North Island's major ski resorts and only glaciers are on its slopes. Ruapehu, the largest active volcano in New Zealand, is the highest point on the North Island and has three major peaks: Tahurangi (2,797 m), Te Heuheu (2,755 m) and Paretetaitonga (2,751 m). The deep, active crater is between the peaks and fills with water between major eruptions.
Remarks: In July, Mt. Ruapehu boasts a plethora of snow; this activity depends on the weather of the day. If the bus cannot entry, guests will take the mini bus to entry the Scenic area (Guest own expenses for the mini bus) .
After breakfast, Visit Huka Falls, Taupo. The Huka Falls are a set of waterfalls on the Waikato River that drains Lake Taupo in New Zealand. A few hundred metres upstream from the Huka Falls, the Waikato River narrows from approximately 100 metres across into a canyon only 15 metres across. The volume of water flowing through often approaches 220,000 litres per second. The flow rate is regulated by Mercury NZ Ltd through the Taupo Control Gates as part of their hydro system planning, with Waikato Regional Council dictating flows during periods of downstream flooding in the Waikato River catchment. Mercury NZ have ability to control the flows between 50,000 litres per second (or 50 m3/s) and 319,000 litres per second (319 m3/s).
After breakfast, proceed Hamilton Garden: Covers an area of 58 hectares, with a high degree of horticultural technology and rich imagination, is a distinctive botanical garden. Hamilton Gardens is described in popular culture as a botanical garden,but does not technically qualify as a botanical garden. Instead, the site features 21 gardens representing the art, beliefs, lifestyles and traditions of different civilizations or historical garden styles.
After breakfast, proceed to visit One Tree Hill Garden; Waitomo Caves and The Lord of the Rings Hobbiton from Auckland.Visit Mission Bay; is a seaside suburb of Auckland city, on the North Island of New Zealand, with a population of 5469.The suburb's beach is a popular resort, located alongside Tamaki Drive.The area also has a wide range of eateries. Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium; is a public aquarium in Auckland, New Zealand that was opened in 1985. Located at 23 Tamaki Drive, it was the brainchild of New Zealand marine archeologist and diver Kelly Tarlton. Thereafter, visit Sky Tower, CBD. It is 328 metres (1,076 ft) tall, the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere and the 25th tallest tower in the world.
AUCKLAND - MELBOURNE
After breakfast, transfer to Auckland airport for flight to Melbourne. Upon arrival, proceed to hotel. Free for own leisure
MELBOURNE FREE & EASY
Whole day free for own leisure
MELBOURNE - HOME
Transfer to airport for flight back home. (Transit Brunei)
FLIGHT DETAIL (For refer only):
D1 BKI-BWN 1710/1750
D1 BWN-MEL 1920/0520+1
Layover at Melbourne (MEL) : 4hr
D2 MEL-AKL 0930/1510
D10 AKL-MEL 0630/0840
Stayover at Melbourne (MEL)
D12 MEL-BWN 1840/2240
D13 BWN-BKI 0030/0110