Award-winning touring specialist, Trafalgar, is inviting Australians to celebrate the much anticipated news of the Trans-Tasman travel bubble opening – with a trip to New Zealand! As the world leader in travel experiences since 1947, Trafalgar is ready to connect travellers to New Zealand and all its wonders of breathtaking mountains, culture, nature trails, wildlife and its famed, ‘Middle-earth’.
According to Tourism NZ, arrivals from Australia have seen strong growth in recent years and are forecast to grow above 3% per annum to 2023, appealing to a vast demographic of travellers looking for an active filled destination. Celebrate with up to 15% off NZ trips (select departure dates), with flexibility on dates and a fully refundable trip up to 30 days of departure.
Guests can expect to go beyond the iconic and learn about the hidden gems with local experts. Experience an Auckland city tour, a cruise on the famous Milford Sound, sipping New Zealand’s Lemon & Paeroa drink; learn about the traditions of the Maōri people on a visit to Wellington’s popular Great War Exhibition. Create lifelong memories in New Zealand and unlock the nations infinite possibilities thanks to exclusive Trafalgar Highlights, such as:
Southern Spectacular – A 10-day journey from the Pancake Rocks of Punakaiki to picture-perfect Lake Te Anau. Guests will tuck into a taste of country life with the Taylors, board the TranzAlpine train and cruise the Milford Sound.
New Zealand Uncovered – Spend an in-depth 15-day exploration of New Zealand’s north and south islands – epic natural landscapes, extraordinary insights into Māori culture and spirited cities reveal all the highlights of this island nation.
Best of New Zealand – An 18-day journey for travellers to see and taste the best of New Zealand, from Auckland to Christchurch and various city tours in between – view the Southern Alps from the TranzAlipine train; Cruise in Bay of Islands, Cook Strait, Lake Wakatipu and Milford Sound. Includes a visit to Glow Worm Grotto and Franz Josef Glacier.
Contrasts of New Zealand – From the dramatic scenery of Waikato and the rolling hills of The Hobbit’s Shire to the magical waters of Milford Sound, this 10-day trip will put guests in the grip of New Zealand. Join the Weston’s for a ‘Be My Guest’ morning tea and hear about their world-record feat. Immerse in the Māori culture and enjoy a traditional feast at the Tamaki Māori Village.
Trafalgar has also introduced stringent wellbeing protocols including rigorous on-road protocols, on board and on-trip hygiene measures, the use of trusted partners that keep up with exceptional standards and 24/7 support.
For more information or to book, visit trafalgar.com; call 1800 002 007 or visit your travel agent.
SOURCE: The Travel Corporation