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Magnificent New Zealand Tour

Magnificent New Zealand Tour

Discover New Zealand in all its glory on The Magnificent New Zealand Tour. The ultimate tour of New Zealand, we visit all the must see attractions during our comprehensive 23 day escorted holiday. We explore the country’s breathtaking scenery of high mountain peaks, deep fiords, lush rainforests and magnificent glaciers. And we discover its vibrant cities and rich Maori culture – all at a leisurely pace.

Special Offer – Save up to £392 per couple

Our amazing special offer gives you a chance to experience a new destination on your way home from New Zealand for only £149 per person (£298 for singles). The stopover choices are for tours departing after the 1st September 2018 and are dependent on your choice of airline. The choices are Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore or Dubai. To take advantage of this special offer, simply book by the 31st August 2018.  Alternatively, if you’d prefer to see something of Australia, we can offer a three night stopover in Sydney for just £349 per person (£549 for singles), provided you book by 31st August 2018.


Magnificent New Zealand itinerary

Get ready to discover New Zealand on Distant Journeys’ Magnificent New Zealand Tour. This 23 day escorted holiday to New Zealand includes so many highlights and visits all the country’s must-see attractions. We explore the country’s breath-taking scenery, vibrant cities and rich Maori culture – and experience an unforgettable overnight cruise aboard Milford Mariner, on the stunning Milford Sound.

Our unhurried itinerary generally includes two or three night stops in each destination, allowing plenty of Freedom Days to fully explore each area at your own pace and discover the highlights of New Zealand for yourself.


23-day Magnificent New Zealand, from only £3,995pp

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Day 1 – Depart UK
Depart from the UK airport most convenient for you with the Qantas / Emirates partnership (without paying any extra): London Heathrow, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle or Glasgow.
In-flight meals and drinks included

Day 2 – Singapore, 2 nights
All flights to Singapore travel via Dubai. After arriving into Singapore you’ll be transferred to the four star Furama Riverfront Hotel or Copthorne Kings Hotel (for tours departing after 1st September 2018), situated in an enviable position close to the banks of the Singapore River.
In-flight meals and drinks included

Day 3 – Singapore
This morning you’ll enjoy a tour of this wonderful city. The tour takes you to Merlion Park with impressive views of Marina Bay, the historic Civic District, Thian Hock Keng Temple and the fabulous orchid gardens set within Singapore’s botanical gardens. Afterwards you’ll return to the hotel where you can spend the rest of the day as you wish.
Breakfast included

Day 4 – Depart Singapore
Today you can explore Singapore however you want to, until it’s time to leave for your evening flight to Auckland.
Breakfast and in-flight meals and drinks included

Alternative Stopovers – Dubai or Bangkok
We have based days 2 – 4 of your Magnificent New Zealand tour on flights with Qantas / Emirates and a stopover in Singapore. If you prefer, you may choose to stop in Bangkok or Dubai for the same price. Alternatively you may choose to travel with Singapore Airlines from London Heathrow. Your included stopover with Singapore Airlines is Singapore.

All stopovers include transfers to and from the hotel, daily breakfast and a city sightseeing tour. Flight timings vary dependent on your choice of stopover on our New Zealand holidays from the UK. Please speak with one of our travel experts for more details.

Day 5 – Auckland, 2 nights
Welcome to New Zealand! On arrival into Auckland we board our waiting coach and transfer to the Amora Hotel or Scenic Hotel (for tours departing after 1st September 2018), where we spend our first two nights.
In-flight meals and drinks included

Day 6 – Auckland
This morning, we will take an orientation tour to see all the highlights of New Zealand’s ‘City of Sails’ – including its beautiful waterside setting and a landscape dotted with volcanic hills. We drive along the beautiful coastline of the famous Waitemata Harbour. In the distance see Rangitoto Island, an extinct volcano, dominating the horizon. We continue to the stylish Viaduct Harbour, host to many America’s Cup celebrations. Your afternoon is free to enjoy as you please. Perhaps take a trip to the top of Sky Tower; the panoramic views from the tallest building in the southern hemisphere are truly breath-taking.
Breakfast included

Day 7 – Bay of Islands, 3 nights
Our travels today commence with a drive over the impressive Waitemata Harbour Bridge. We journey past dairy farms and rolling hills as we make our way north. Then continue to the Waipoua Kauri Forest Reserve, where we stop to view the gigantic kauri tree Tane Mahuta, ‘Lord of the Forest.’ We then travel across country to the beautiful Bay of Islands and our home for the next three nights, the four star Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, located in the beautiful seaside town of Paihia.
Breakfast included

Day 8 – Bay of Islands cruise
Visiting this stunning area wouldn’t be complete without a cruise around the Bay of Islands, no doubt to be one of your highlights of your touring holiday of New Zealand. Cruise via Red Head Passage to Cape Brett and Piercy Island and on to the famous ‘Hole in the Rock’. In these world-famous deep-fishing grounds dolphins and schools of fish are frequently seen. Our return trip visits historic Russell, once known as ‘the Hell Hole of the Pacific’, but now a peaceful and picturesque township. Our free afternoon provides an excellent opportunity (at an additional cost) to visit the grounds of the Waitangi National Reserve where, in 1840, the British and Maori chiefs signed the Waitangi Treaty.
Breakfast included

Day 9 – Bay of Islands Freedom Day
Although day nine of your escorted tour of New Zealand has been left at leisure, we have the opportunity to join a fantastic optional trip (at an additional cost) to Cape Reinga. This full day excursion visits the northern tip of New Zealand, where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean. The area holds special spiritual significance in the Maori tradition, as the place where Maori spirits return to their traditional homeland, Hawaiiki-A-Nui, via the roots of a lone (and still standing) 800 year old pohutukawa tree. Highlights of today’s tour include magnificent coastal landscapes, the Te Paki sand dunes and a drive along Ninety Mile Beach.
Breakfast included

Day 10 – Rotorua, 2 nights
We travel south this morning via Auckland as we make our way to the world-famous thermal region of Rotorua. The next two nights are spent at the Millennium Hotel, superbly situated close to the shores of beautiful Lake Rotorua.
Breakfast included

Day 11 – Rotorua sightseeing and Maori Hangi
Look forward to a morning of sightseeing which includes visits to Rotorua’s famous Bath House and Te Puia’s Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve, where you’ll discover its spurting geysers and boiling mud pools. You then have the afternoon to spend as you please. Optional activities include a float plane flight over Mount Tarawera, or for something a little more relaxing, opt to visit the thermal pools at the nearby Polynesian Spa. This evening you’ll attend a concert featuring traditional song and dance, including the world famous war dance – The Haka. You’ll also enjoy a Hangi buffet dinner, cooked using traditional Maori methods.
Breakfast and dinner included

Day 12 – Christchurch, Overnight
This morning you’ll be traveling to Auckland Airport for your flight to Christchurch. Upon arrival, we take a brief sightseeing tour to acquaint you with the city, before arriving at either the Heartland Hotel Cotswold or the Distinction Hotel (for departures after 1st September 2018).
Breakfast included

Day 13 – Franz Josef, 2 nights and TranzAlpine Express
After breakfast you’ll be catching the TranzAlpine Express, arguably one of the most scenic rail journeys in the world. Looking out of your window, you’ll see the fertile farmlands of the Canterbury Plains and thrilling vistas over deep gorges as you travel alongside the ice-fed Waimakariri River pass you by. The train then takes you higher into the mighty Southern Alps, where at every turn, spectacular views of the chiselled alpine landscape will take your breath away. At Arthur’s Pass you’ll hop on a coach to make the spectacular descent down the western side of the Southern Alps through thick native beech forest. Traveling southbound alongside striking wild scree-scarred terrain with forests of Crimson Rata and Kahikatea, you’ll eventually pass Lakes Ianthe and Mapourika before reaching Franz Josef and entering the Westland National Park. Our next two nights are at the Franz Josef Glacier Hotel.
Breakfast included

Day 14 – Franz Josef Freedom Day
Today on your touring holiday to New Zealand, you have the day free to do as you please. Feel free to join us on a visit to the Franz Josef Glacier terminal where we will have the opportunity to walk to view the glacier. Weather permitting we may also take an optional scenic flight (at an additional cost) over the glacier and the awe-inspiring Alpine region.
Breakfast included

Day 15 – Queenstown, 3 nights
Look forward to experiencing some incredible scenery today as we travel across the Haast River Bridge and via Clark Bluff along one of the most exciting scenic roads ever built. The shores of Lakes Wanaka and Hawea can be seen as we enter New Zealand’s Central Otago region. Later in the afternoon we reach Queenstown, and our home for the next three nights, the four star Millennium Hotel, situated only a short walk from the centre of town.
Breakfast included

Day 16 – Queenstown Freedom Day
Queenstown smiles south across Lake Wakatipu into an incomparable alpine scene. Poplars and willows surround the lakefront and the lake seems to glisten every shade of blue. This morning we take a tour to visit nearby Lake Hayes and on to the historic mining town of Arrowtown. The heart of its history is Buckingham Street, a procession of small heritage buildings that stretch into a tree-lined avenue of tiny miners’ cottages. Be sure to try one of the cream teas in the quaint tea roms. Your afternoon has been left at leisure. The thrill seekers amongst us may wish to try the Shotover Jet – an exhilarating boat ride amongst the crags and boulders of the Shotover River canyon. For a more serene experience maybe stroll by the lakeside or take a gondola ride to the top of Bob’s Peak for a magnificent panoramic view of Queenstown.
Breakfast included

Day 17 – Queenstown Freedom Day
Today has been left free for you to take advantage of the activities available in and around your alpine resort. For a relaxing experience, follow Queenstown’s wine trail where you’ll enjoy wine tasting and sightseeing. You can always take an optional leisurely cruise (at an additional cost) across Lake Wakatipu aboard the vintage steamboat TSS Earnslaw. The cruise includes a visit to Walter Peak Homestead and a sheep shearing show, before returning to Queenstown aboard Earnslaw.
Breakfast included

Day 18 – Milford Sound, Overnight
A real highlight of your New Zealand holiday, today we visit the magnificence of Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound. The scenic drive takes us through Te Anau, before arriving at Milford Sound. Distant Journeys has included an overnight cruise along Milford Sound, undoubtedly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. On board the wonderful Milford Mariner we cruise the full length of New Zealand’s most spectacular fiord to the Tasman Sea, before anchoring for the night in sheltered Harrison Cove. Throughout your time onboard there will be nature guides on hand, and you’ll have the option to go exploring in the tender craft or kayaks, or simply relax on deck.
Breakfast and dinner included

Day 19 – Dunedin, 2 nights
This morning we drive via Mossburn and Lumsden to Gore. You’ll enjoy fresh, green farm scenery as you travel via Balclutha to Dunedin. Known as the ‘Edinburgh of the South’, Dunedin is South Island’s second largest city and is considered New Zealand’s architectural heritage capital, with its lovingly restored Victorian and Edwardian buildings. Our next two nights are spent at the Distinction Hotel, conveniently located close to the Octagon.
Breakfast included

Day 20 – Dunedin
Today’s sightseeing tour takes in the city’s neo-Gothic churches, New Zealand’s first university, its town hall, opulent theatres, and other 19th century buildings. You’ll also have chance to admire the beautifully landscaped trees and plants of Dunedin Botanical Gardens and the spectacular views of the Otago Peninsula and Harbour before we return to our hotel. You will be free to spend the afternoon as you please.
Breakfast included

Day 21 – Christchurch, Overnight
This morning, you’ll pay a visit to Hampden Beach to witness the geological curiosities known as the Moeraki Boulders, huge spherical boulders which are scattered along the beach, whilst others can be seen emerging from the sandstone cliffs. Each boulder weighs several tonnes and is up to two metres in diameter. According to Maori legend, the boulders are gourds washed ashore from the great voyaging canoe Araiteuru when it was wrecked upon landfall in New Zealand hundreds of years ago. Later in the day we arrive at the Heartland Hotel Cotswold in Christchurch for our final night in New Zealand.
Breakfast included

Day 22 – Depart Christchurch
All good things must come to an end, and this morning we transfer to Christchurch Airport. Our flights to our chosen UK airport operate via Sydney and Dubai.
Breakfast and in-flight meals and drinks included


If you would like to experience a new destination on your way home from New Zealand, we have an amazing offer on a selection of stopovers for you to choose from: Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok or Dubai.  The price is only £149 per person if sharing a twin or double and £298 for single occupancy. Included are return airport transfers and two nights accommodation in a four or five star hotel with full daily breakfast. This offer is only available on tours departing after the 1st September 2018. As an alternative you may prefer to have a three night stopover in Sydney or Bali on the way home. These are also available at a reduced rate – please see the Offers tab for more details.

See the departure dates and prices for full details. All you need to do is book by 31st August 2018.

Day 23 – Arrive UK
Breakfast is served shortly before our arrival into London Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle or Glasgow.
In-flight breakfast and drinks included



Why not combine with a tour of Australia?

If you wish to make the ultimate journey to Australasia, combining the Magnificent New Zealand with either the Wonders of Australia or Very Best of Australia tour makes perfect sense.  Please see our Aus & NZ combination tours for more details.

Departure dates & prices

Escorted holidays to New Zealand are designed to include a lot in your tour. And the great news is that on the Magnificent New Zealand tour, so much of what you do and see is already included in the price. That’s all your scheduled international flights, overseas transfers, expertly chosen hotels, daily breakfast, experienced local coach captains, and many amazing excursions, including an overnight stay on Milford Mariner, already paid for. All you need to do is bring a bit of spending money.

And remember, on top of the great value of the Magnificent New Zealand tour, you can save up to £392 per couple on a homebound stopover on our New Zealand holidays. Just don’t forget to book by 31st August 2018.


2018 / 19 Magnificent New Zealand departures

Departure datePrice (pp)AvailabilityOffer
06 October 
£4,695ONLY 9 ROOMS LEFT£149 stopover
03 November
£4,795ONLY 8 ROOMS LEFT£149 stopover
17 December *£5,295ONLY 3 ROOMS LEFT£149 stopover
05 January £4,995ONLY 1 ROOM LEFT£149 stopover
17 February£4,795NEW DATE£149 stopover
04 March£4,795ONLY 3 ROOMS LEFT£149 stopover
11 March£4,795ONLY 9 ROOMS LEFT£149 stopover

 Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin or double room.

Christmas & New Year tour
* The 17th December 2018 departure takes in New Zealand over the Christmas and New Year period. The itinerary includes Christmas Dinner with drinks in the Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands, and New Years Eve in Queenstown, with dinner and drinks included. Please book early as spaces are limited.

Single supplement: £1,495.  Single supplement for 26 & 27 April 2019 departure £1,195

Deposit: £1,000 per person if travelling in economy class, £1,950 per person if travelling in premium economy, and £3,750 per person for business class.

Terms and conditions: Holiday prices are subject to the availability of flights in the lowest fare booking class and may change, however the correct price will always be confirmed before you book. For full terms and conditions see our terms and conditions page.

What’s included?

Flights with leading scheduled airlines

  • Return economy class flights with Qantas / Emirates from London Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle or Glasgow
  • Alternatively fly with Singapore Airlines from London Heathrow at no additional cost.
  • Premium Economy and Business Class upgrades are available on selected international routes for a supplement

Great choice of included stopovers

  • Your choice of two night outbound stopover in Singapore, Bangkok or Dubai (dependent on choice of airline)
  • Your stopover includes airport transfers, accommodation, daily breakfast and a sightseeing tour

Carefully selected hotels

  • Superior hotels in great locations as detailed in the itinerary
  • Overnight accommodation on-board the Milford Mariner

Many meals included

  •  Daily breakfast included, worth £313 per person
  •  Maori Hangi Dinner in Rotorua
  •  Farm visit including barbecue lunch

Overnight cruise on Milford Sound

  • Private en-suite cabins aboard Milford Mariner
  • Dinner and breakfast included

Unforgettable experiences included

  • Sightseeing tours in six cities
  • Full day excursion and cruise on Milford Sound
  • Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve
  • Maori Hangi & Concert
  • Cape Brett Cruise in the Bay of Islands
  • Scenic rail journey on-board the TranzAlpine Express

We include even more…

  • Services of experienced local Coach Captains
  • All hotel porterage
  • All overseas transfers and transport in modern air-conditioned coaches
  • All airport charges, security charges and applicable fuel surcharges
  • UK Air Passenger Duty
  • No surcharge guarantee
  • ATOL protection for your holiday

Hand-picked hotels

All the hotels on our tours to New Zealand are carefully selected by our Directors to ensure they meet their high standards. Over the decades they’ve worked in the travel industry, they’ve come to understand exactly what elements of a hotel work best on a touring holiday, such as location and quality. So throughout your touring holiday in New Zealand, rest assured that we’ve aimed to provide top accommodation, without it costing you the earth.


Auckland, Amora Hotel

The Amora Hotel, centrally located amongst splendid park surroundings, is ideally positioned within walking distance of the major shopping and entertainment areas of Auckland. To relax and unwind, take advantage of the outdoor swimming pool and wellness centre. Guest rooms… Find out more >
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Bay of Islands, Scenic Hotel

This resort-style hotel, complete with sub-tropical gardens, is the perfect base for exploring the beautiful Bay of Islands and only a stroll away from the main wharf. Situated at the entrance to the seaside town of Paihia, the Scenic Hotel… Find out more >
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Distinction Hotel Christchurch

A newly refurbished hotel located right in the heart of Christchurch in the famous Cathedral Square, just a stone’s throw away from all the main attractions. Take a pleasant stroll to Oxford Terrace, the home of some of Christchurch’s best… Find out more >
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Dunedin, Distinction Hotel

Formerly the 1930’s Chief Post Office, the Distinction Hotel is located in the rejuvenated and vibrant Exchange Area in the heart of Dunedin. The hotel features an on-site gym and a restaurant & bar where you can relax and unwind.… Find out more >
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Franz Josef Glacier, Scenic Hotel

Situated on the edge of the Franz Josef Glacier, one of New Zealand's most spectacular natural attractions, the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier is an accommodation highlight. Staying in the Graham Wing in a light and airy room, you’ll enjoy the… Find out more >
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Milford Mariner Cruise

Wake up in one of the most beautiful places on earth after a night onboard the Milford Mariner. Enjoy a cruise of the magical Milford Sound, accompanied by a specialist nature guide, who will explain the history and geology of… Find out more >
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Queenstown, Millennium Hotel

Timeless elegance meets luxury accommodation at the Millennium Hotel Queenstown. The hotel is the perfect place to relax and unwind after an exciting day sightseeing in New Zealand's adventure capital. Millennium Hotel Queenstown is only minutes from Queenstown's central shopping,… Find out more >
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Rotorua, Millennium Hotel

The Millennium Hotel takes full advantage of Rotorua’s unique qualities by using its natural geothermal resources to heat both the hotel and the indoor pool. The location couldn’t be better, right alongside Lake Rotorua and an easy walk into the… Find out more >
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Scenic Hotel Auckland

The Scenic Hotel Auckland is excellently positioned right in the heart of Auckland, and just a short stroll from the city’s main restaurants and shops. Enjoy modern comfortable rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi access. Dine at the M.L.C. café and bar… Find out more >
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Magnificent New Zealand – Freedom Days

Discovering New Zealand with Distant Journeys gives you the perfect blend of an escorted tour experience, and the freedom to explore as you please. While we ensure you’ll see all the highlights of New Zealand, we also make sure you can personalise your touring experience to suit your interests. Maybe you’d like to sail an America’s Cup yacht in Auckland harbour or enjoy a winery tour in Central Otago? Well, during Freedom Days, you can choose from a range of activities to spend the days as you please.

And you don’t have to decide before you leave the UK – you can let your local Coach Captain know what you’d like to do up to the day before.

Simply click on the description of each excursion available in the various destinations to read more about it.


Price pp in New Zealand dollars (NZD)Approx. price pp in British Pounds (GBP)
Pride of Auckland – Harbour sailing dinner cruise$140£76
Americas Cup Sailing$180£98
Auckland Sky Tower$29£16
Waiheke Island$140£76
Bay of Islands
Cultural visit to Haruru waterfalls with waka-paddling, Marae visit$135£73
Cape Reinga day-excursion$150£82
Cape Reinga by Air & 4WD$425£231
Mt Tarawera Volcano by Floatplane (30 min)$235£128
Mt Tarawera Volcano by Helicopter (40 min)$395£215
Crater Lakes by Floatplane (15 mins)$165£90
Crater Lakes byHelicopter (15 mins)$195£106
White Island Active Volcano by Floatplane (1hr)$595£323
White Island Active Volcano by Helicopter (3hr)$865£470
Hobbiton Movie Set Tour$114£62
Polynesian Spa$29£16
Franz Josef
Heliservices – 20 min, one glacier with snow landing$225£122
Heliservices – 30 min, twin glacier with snow landing$300£163
Heliservices – 40 min, glaciers, Mount Cook & snow landing$440£239
Helicopter Line -20 min, Neve Discoverer/snow landing$245£133
Helicopter Line – 30 min, Twin Glacier/snow landing$315£171
Helicopter Line – 40 min, Mt Scenic Spectacular/snow landing$460£250
Franz Josef Glacier Valley guided walk$79£43
TSS Earnslaw Cruise, farm visit & barbecue lunch$105£57
Jetboat Ride – Shotover Canyon$149£81
Kawarau Jetboat Ride (from main town pier)$129£70
Dart River Safari – Jet Boat, 30-40 min walk plus 4WD$259£141
Queenstown Wine Trail – wineries, cheese tasting & lunch$189£103
Skippers Canyon – scenic tour and jet boat ride$195£106
4WD Nomad Safari to Skippers Canyon$295£160
Queenstown Scenic Cruise & Mount Nicholas Farm Experience (4hrs in total)$78£42
Lake Tekapo
Grand Traverse, Scenic Flight (50 min)$370£201
Taieri Gorge Train Excursion$99£54
Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour – Including visit to Penguin Palace$150£82


Optional excursions for stopover destinations

If you’ve taken advantage of one of our two night stopovers on your journey home from New Zealand you may want to make the most of your short stay in these exciting destinations by taking an optional excursion or two.

After all, who could visit Singapore without a trip to the world-famous and historic Raffles Hotel for afternoon tea or a Singapore Sling? Or if you’re in Bangkok, the Grand Palace with its beautiful Temple of the Emerald Buddha is a must-see.  Explore Hong Kong and learn about its fascinating history. And if Dubai is where you’ll spend the last two nights of your holiday, why not enjoy one of them feasting Bedouin-style on a Desert Safari?

Click on any of the descriptions below to find out more about any of the optional excursions in Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok.

Price pp in Thai Baht (THB)Approx. price pp in British Pounds (GBP)
Damnern Saduak Floating Market (Half Day) 1,100£24
Grand Palace (half day)1,200£27
Temples & City (half day) tour1,150£26
Price pp in US Dollars (US)Approx. price pp in British Pounds (GBP)
Dubai – Sightseeing tours
Traditional Dubai City Tour$45£35
New Dubai City Tour$96£76
Dubai – Excursions
Sundowner (Dune dinner safari)$108£85
An Evening of Elegance – dinner cruise$136£107
Helicopter tour of Dubai (12 minutes)$163£128
Price pp in Singapore Dollars (SGD)Approx. price pp in British Pounds (GBP)
Singapore Night Safari$96£54
Gardens by the Bay – Including 2 conservatories and OCBC Skyway$38£21
Gardens by the Bay – Including 2 conservatories$30£17
Afternoon Tea at Raffles *  Tour not operating from 1st July 2017 – Mid 2018$73£41
Footsteps of Raffles – including Afternoon Tea at Raffles Hotel * Tour not operating from 1st July 2017 – Mid 2018$109£61
Singapore by night – including Singapore Sling at Raffles (Tour not operating from 1st July 2017 – Mid 2018)$65£37
Price pp in Hong Kong Dollars (HKD)Approx. price pp in British Pounds (GBP)
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Island Tour *$400£41
Lantau Island tour with lunch *$850£87
Macau Tour with lunch *$995£102
Lamma Island Dinner & Symphony of Lights*$750£77

*due to the limited availability on these tours, we recommend booking at least 30 days before you leave the UK. Your Distant Journeys travel expert will be able to assist you.

Special offer – save up to £392 per couple

Enjoy a homebound stopover after the Magnificent New Zealand from only £149 per person. This is in addition to your included stopover on the way out, and saves you up to £392 on the normal price.

Please be aware that this special offer only applies to bookings made by the 31st August 2018. The price is £149 per person if sharing a twin or double and £298 in a single room, and these prices are  subject flight and hotel availability at the time you book. To take advantage of this fantastic offer, you must travel on a departure date after the 1st September 2018.

There are some fabulous destinations for the special offer stopover – Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok or Dubai. No matter which you choose, the stopover offer includes return airport to hotel transfers, accommodation in a four or five star hotel for two nights, and a full daily breakfast. Alternatively, you may choose a stopover in Bali for three nights at a reduced rate of £249 per person (£498 for single occupancy) or Sydney for three nights at a reduced rate of £349 per person (£549 for single occupancy).

Please note that if you choose to travel with Singapore Airlines, your stopover choice will be Singapore.

Bali Offer, Meliá Hotel

The name Bali conjures up thoughts of an exotic tropical paradise, and the reality is every bit as wonderful.  Swaying palm trees, white sand beaches and the warm hospitality of the Balinese people await you in this blissful beachfront sanctuary.…

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Bangkok Offer, Amari Watergate Hotel

Busy, lively, colourful and above all welcoming, Bangkok should be on your list of must-see places to visit. Here you can experience things you simply can’t do in most cities, like sailing on a longtail boat through floating markets. Make…

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Copthorne Kings Hotel in Singapore - Stopover Offer

There’s just so much to do and see in Singapore, that no matter how many times you visit, you’ll always find yourself wanting to go back again. Maybe it’s the myriad of cultures coming together to create such a unique…

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Dubai Offer, Marriott al Jaddaf

Stay in style at the five star Marriott al Jaddaf when you visit the gateway to Arabia. The numerous malls and labyrinth-like souks are enchanting to explore. And you really can’t complain about the year round sunshine, which you can make…

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Hong Kong Offer, Regal Kowloon

Hong Kong oozes energy. Even if you’re feeling a little tired after your travels, it’s guaranteed to perk you up again. While its skyline of sky scrapers is impressive, you simply need to look across the harbour to see the…

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North Sydney Harbourview Hotel - Stopover Offer

If you're going to travel all the way to New Zealand, you might want to take the opportunity to see something of Australia too on your way home.  Sydney is a world-class city that needs little introduction - it's everything…

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The organisation and communication were first class. The flexibility in travelling to the destination was impressive and the hotels where we stayed  in were all of a good standard. Our Coach was driven by Ken, who was a character and nothing was too much for him.
Mr & Mrs Hall, Magnificent New Zealand
We both enjoyed the Magnificent New Zealand holiday immensely. The Coach Driver/Tour Guide was excellent and the hotels were really comfortable. The holiday was extremely good value and I would recommend it to anyone waning to taste the Antipodean holiday experience.
Mr & Mrs Kell, Magnificent New Zealand
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  • The organisation and communication were first class. The flexibility in travelling to the destination was impressive and the hotels where we stayed  in were all of a good standard. Our Coach was driven by Ken, who was a character and nothing was too much for him.
    Mr & Mrs Hall, Magnificent New Zealand
  • We both enjoyed the Magnificent New Zealand holiday immensely. The Coach Driver/Tour Guide was excellent and the hotels were really comfortable. The holiday was extremely good value and I would recommend it to anyone waning to taste the Antipodean holiday experience.
    Mr & Mrs Kell, Magnificent New Zealand
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