Waikato School Holiday Package

Deal Details

Travel Dates

26 Sep - 10 Oct 2020

Sale Ends

Oct 10, 2020

Priced From

$435

Trip Information

The Waikato Valley Basin is a geographically and culturally diverse region and is also known for its agriculture, horticulture and horse breeding, not to mention the cutest sheep in the world! The area offers a range of activities and attractions to suit all ages and tastes – from the vibrant city hub of Hamilton to the rugged west coast, underground wonders and middle-earth movie magic, cycle trails and walking tracks, the beautiful themed Hamilton Gardens to the native bush of predator-free Sanctuary Mountain, from boutique beer breweries to artisan cheese makers.


Package features:

· 3 nights at Heartland Ambassador Hotel in a (Standard Room) – or similar

· Breakfast Daily

· Hobbiton Movie Set Shared Tour – transfer by coach and guide travelling from The Shire’s Rest through the picturesque 1,250 acre sheep farm then with your guide walk through the ten acre site hearing fascinating details of how the Hobbiton set was created. You will see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire from Middle-earth with Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, The Mill and other structures. Upon completion of your tour enjoy a complimentary beverage in the Green Dragon Inn then return to The Shires Rest. Duration 2 hours

· Guided tour of Waitomo Glowworm Caves - Enjoy a guided tour of the famous Waitomo caves, first discovered in the 1800’s, with their fascinating labyrinth of limestone formations followed by a tranquil boat ride on an underground river into the starry wonderland of the magnificent Glow-worm Grotto.


Accommodation

Heartland Ambassador Hotel

In the heart of the mighty Waikato, Hamilton is a cultural hub for the rich agricultural and pastoral surrounds, as well as many iconic kiwi tourist attractions nearby. Location is also key for the Heartland Ambassador Hotel Hamilton, perfectly positioned with only a short walk to many of the city’s key attractions like FMG Stadium, Seddon Park, Claudelands Event Centre and the CBD.


Optional Sightseeing

Toyota Camry or similar full size sedan automatic

(5 pax / luggage capacity 2 Large + 1 Small suitcases)

Collect: Hamilton Airport

Return: Hamilton Airport

Includes hire, unlimited kilometres and standard motor vehicle insurance and GST.

Airport Collection Fee applies (NZ$51.75 – pay direct).

Discuss insurance buy-down options with staff at time of collection and pay direct for excess reduction should you choose this option. Rental vehicle hirers will be required to put down a security deposit by credit card issued in their name (minimum NZ$100 + credit card fee). This will not be activated if the vehicle is returned undamaged, on time, to the pre-arranged depot with a full tank of gas.

A full and valid drivers licence must be presented (must be in English). For guidelines on driving in New Zealand view www.DriveSafe.org.nz

 

Toyota Highlander or similar full size SUV automatic

(5 pax / luggage capacity 3 Large + 2 Small suitcases)

Collect: Hamilton Airport

Return: Hamilton Airport

Includes hire, unlimited kilometres and standard motor vehicle insurance and GST.

Airport Collection Fee applies (NZ$51.75 – pay direct).

Discuss insurance buy-down options with staff at time of collection and pay direct for excess reduction should you choose this option. Rental vehicle hirers will be required to put down a security deposit by credit card issued in their name (minimum NZ$100 + credit card fee). This will not be activated if the vehicle is returned undamaged, on time, to the pre-arranged depot with a full tank of gas.

A full and valid drivers licence must be presented (must be in English). For guidelines on driving in New Zealand view www.DriveSafe.org.nz


Pricing

Per person/share twin basis, valid for travel 26 September 2020 – 10 October 2020:

  2 adults 2 adults + 1 child 2 adults + 2 children
Package price $435 $330 $275
Full size sedan rental vehicle - 4 x 24 hours $221 $148 $111
Full size SUV rental vehicle - 4 x 24 hours  $259 $173 $130

   

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