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TSC FALL EXPEDITION 2020 - NEW ZEALAND

 

New Zealand
Summary


Trip Start: 10/13/2020
Trip End:  10/24/2020 

Join one of the TSC member clubs listed below and enjoy a stress free, no hassle, winter vacation. 


Participating Clubs: 


 
Sometimes you just want to get away from the snow and enjoy a tour filled with warm weather, and plenty of Touring and excitement. And New Zealand certainly has that in bundles. In fact, The South Island of New Zealand is known as the Adventure Capital of the Southern Hemisphere. Combine that with Auckland, and Rotorua on the North Island, as well as a visit to Hobbiton Village where you can enjoy a beer in the Pub used in The Lord of The Rings movies, and you are bound to have yourself a merry good time.

 

But no tour to New Zealand is complete unless you allow yourself the options of visiting Australia in the Spring time. Enjoy the warm waters of the Great Barrier Reef, the tropics of the Kuranda Rain Forest and then head down to Sydney to enjoy some of the most fantastic sights you can see. Bridge Climb, Sydney Opera House and so much more.

Finally, just when you think you had enough, stop off in Fiji and relax for a few days under the warmth of a tropical sun and enjoy a cold tropical drink in the sand.

Destination Queenstown:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFCoMqDGo_w 



 

Basic New Zealand Tour:

October 13 – 24, 2020

 

  • Air between Houston and Auckland via Air New Zealand.
  • Transfer between Auckland Airport and hotel with driver guide.
  • 2 night’s accommodations in Auckland at the 4 star Hotel Grand Millennium
  • Full cooked breakfast daily at the hotel in Auckland.
  • ½ day city tour of Auckland enroute to hotel.
  • Round trip transfers between the Auckland Hotel and the pier for the Waiheke Island tour.
  • Full day tour to Waiheke Island by boat and bus including lunch and wine tasting.
  • Transfer between Auckland and Rotorua by private motor coach with driver/guide.
  • Tour of “Lord of the Rings” Hobbiton Village with lunch enroute
  • 2 night’s accommodations in Rotorua at the 4 star Hotel Millennium.

 

  • Full cooked breakfast daily at the hotel.
  • Evening Maori Experience and dinner in Rotorua Maori Cultural Center.
  • Return transfer to AKL Airport by private motor coach with driver/guide.
  • Air between Auckland and Queenstown via air New Zealand domestic.
  • Round trip transfers between Queenstown Airport and hotel in private motor coach with driver/guide.
  • 5 nights accommodations in Queenstown at the 4 star Novotel Lakeside Hotel
  • Welcome dinner buffet at the Skyline Gondola with wine, beer, soft drinks and TSC Welcome Party.
  • Full cooked breakfast daily at the hotel
  • All rooms equipped with coffee/tea makers.
  • Cruise across the Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw with BBQ dinner at the Walter Peak Colonel’s Estate.



  • Return transfer to Queenstown Airport in private bus with driver/guide.
  • Return air between Queenstown and Auckland on Air New Zealand domestic.
  • Return air between Auckland and Houston via Air New Zealand.
  • All local taxes including New Zealand Goods & Services Tax of 15%.
  • Current air taxes and fuel surcharges of $112 and $680 respectively are included but subject to change
  • Passport cases and luggage tags.
  • Special Holidaze souvenir pin.

 

AUSTRALIA SYDNEY & CAIRNS Pre-Trip:

October 7 – 24, 2020


  • AIR BETWEEN AUCKLAND & CAIRNS ON AIR NEW ZEALAND.
  • TRANSFER WITH DRIVER/GUIDE BETWEEN CAIRNS AIRPORT & HOTEL.
  • 3 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATIONS IN CAIRNS AT THE 4 STAR+ PULLMAN CAIRNS
  • INTERNATIONAL HOTEL.
  • http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-8772-pullman-cairns-international/index.shtml
  • BREAKFAST DAILY AT THE HOTEL.
  • FULL DAY CRUISE TO THE GREAT BARRIER REEF INCLUDING LUNCH.
  • FULL DAY TOUR TO KARANDA RAIN FOREST AND NATIONAL PARK WITH BBQ LUNCH
  • TRANSFER TO CAIRNS AIRPORT.
  • FLIGHT BETWEEN CAIRNS AND SYDNEY ON VIRGIN AUSTRALIA.
  • TRANSFER BETWEEN SYDNEY AIRPORT AND HOTEL WITH ORIENTATION TOUR ENROUTE.
  • 3 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION IN SYDNEY AT THE 4 STAR HOLIDAY INN OLD SYDNEY
  • http://www.hioldsydney.com/
  • BREAKFAST DAILY AT THE HOTEL.
  • SYDNEY HARBOUR COFFEE CRUISE.
  • TRANSFER TO SYDNEY AIRPORT WITH DRIVER/GUIDE.
  • FLIGHT BETWEEN SYDNEY AND AUCKLAND ON AIR NEW ZEALAND.
  • ALL LOCAL TAXES.

 

 

Australia Sydney Pre-trip:

October 10-24, 2020

  • AIR BETWEEN AUCKLAND & SYDNEY ON AIR NEW ZEALAND.
  • TRANSFER BETWEEN SYDNEY AIRPORT AND HOTEL WITH ORIENTATION TOUR ENROUTE.
  • 3 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION IN SYDNEY AT THE 4 STAR HOLIDAY INN OLD SYDNEY
  • http://www.hioldsydney.com/
  • BREAKFAST DAILY AT THE HOTEL.
  • SYDNEY HARBOUR COFFEE CRUISE.
  • TRANSFER TO SYDNEY AIRPORT WITH DRIVER/GUIDE.
  • RETURN FLIGHT TO USA ON AIR NEW ZEALAND.
  • ALL LOCAL TAXES.

 

 

Fiji Post Trip:

OCTOBER 24 – 28, 2020

Can be added to any option

 

  • AIR BETWEEN QUEENSTOWN & FIJI ON AIR NEW ZEALAND VIA AUCKLAND.
  • WELCOME LEI GREETING AT AIRPORT.
  • TRANSFER WITH DRIVER/GUIDE BETWEEN NADI (NAN) AIRPORT & HOTEL.
  • 4 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATIONS IN FIJI AT THE 4 STAR SHERATON DENARAU RESORT.
  • http://www.sheratonfiji.com/?SWAQ=958C
  • INCLUDES LATE CHECK OUT SINCE FLIGHT TO LAX DEPARTS AT 9:40PM.
  • BREAKFAST DAILY AT THE HOTEL.
  • TRANSFER TO NADI AIRPORT.
  • RETURN FLIGHT TO LOS ANGELES ON AIR FIJI WITH CONTINUING SERVICE TO HOUSTON.
  • ALL LOCAL TAXES.

 


 

Trip Coordinator:

Andrea Yowman
Pastpresident@texas-ski.org