Discover New Zealand by Sea and Land

09 January, 2020

New Zealand is such a diverse destination, with a plethora of breathtaking landscapes and iconic attractions. It can be a challenge to access them all or know which ones cannot be missed. As the New Zealand Coach Holiday specialist, Grand Pacific Tours create comprehensive itineraries, designed with mature travellers in mind.

When looking for the perfect New Zealand holiday, a Cruise & Coach Tour simply cannot be overlooked. Essentially two holidays combined into one, travellers enjoy a unique opportunity to discover New Zealand by combining a luxury cruise with a scenic coach tour.

Partnered with Celebrity Cruises, the itineraries range from 20 to 23 days in length and give travellers the opportunity to sit back and relax while discovering a great destination and meeting new friends on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday.

For the 2020 /2021 touring season, you can choose from two styles of Cruise & Coach touring.

If you like to travel in VIP style, combine the “business class” Ultimate Small Group Touring coach (maximum 20 travellers) with the luxurious Celebrity Eclipse®.

For those who prefer a fully escorted tour from start to finish, combine the modern luxury of the Celebrity Solstice® with a scenic modern coach tour of New Zealand.

Celebrity Eclipse + Ultimate Small Group Touring

Set sail in style onboard Celebrity Eclipse, surrounded by stunning décor. Enjoy a culinary journey of diverse dining options and enjoy endless entertainment. The Celebrity Eclipse offers travellers a world-class cruise experience complete with modern luxury and exceptional service.

Relax and unwind in the luxury of your AquaClass stateroom, located in a premium location, and step out onto your private balcony to take in endless views.

Complementing the luxury of your cruise, on land you will travel aboard Grand Pacific’s Ultimate Coach, the renowned ‘business class on wheels’ to explore the beauty of New Zealand. Enjoy VIP treatment as you visit iconic locations and bespoke attractions and relax in a selection of 4.5 star handpicked accommodation.

The vast list of iconic inclusions covers a range of experiences on both islands. On the North Island, take a moving walk through the Waipoua Forest and step into a classic vintage car to explore Napier, the centre for art deco. On the South Island you can enjoy free time to explore the resort town of Queenstown and the mighty Aoraki / Mt Cook.

Celebrity Solstice + Fully Escorted Coach Touring

The luxurious Celebrity Solstice offers you more than you ever imagined. Showcasing the first lawn club at sea, luxurious accommodation and culinary excellence all delivered with exceptional service, this sophisticated cruise ship takes your onboard experience to a whole new level.

Relax and unwind in your spacious Deluxe Balcony Stateroom, complete with a private balcony with ocean views as you cruise from each scenic port to the next.

Delve more deeply into New Zealand’s iconic sights and attractions from the comfort of a modern coach, traverse winding roads in the safe hands of a professional Coach Captain and Tour Leader whilst taking in their expert knowledge and professional commentary.

Enjoy the comprehensive range of key attractions attractions included in your tour, from the geothermal wonderland that is Rotorua and a Hobbiton Movie Set Tour in the North Island, to the world-renowned TranzAlpine Rail Journey and breathtaking Queenstown in the South Island.

Tours include airfares, taxes, return airport transfers in New Zealand, luxury cruise, coach travel, accommodation, most meals, sightseeing, attractions + BONUS US$650 onboard credit per couple.

Whatever you choose, you will return from your holiday with memories to last a lifetime. With it’s captivating landscapes, fascinating culture and welcoming people, New Zealand is a truly unique holiday destination.

It’s yours to experience it all on an incredible tour and cruise holiday with Grand Pacific Tours and Celebrity Cruises.    

Barb Durance
Barb Durance Global Journeys