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New Zealand by Rail, Road and Sea Tour

Home Icon 27-day New Zealand by Rail, Road and Sea starting at £6,295pp

New Zealand is a land of unique beauty and distinctive landscapes, whose two main islands offer sub-tropical rainforest and unspoilt beaches, ancient volcanoes and geothermal geysers, rolling pastoral scenery, rugged mountain ranges and fathomless fiords. If you’re looking to explore this amazing destination, then a rail tour is an unparalleled way to experience all it has to offer.

Our New Zealand rail tours are conducted at an unhurried pace, and our 27-day itinerary offers the ultimate in relaxed travel; a leisurely tour of both North and South Islands including three wonderfully scenic rail journeys.

We travel on the Northern Explorer train from Hamilton to Wellington, through the Tongariro National Park; on South Island we board KiwiRail’s Coastal Pacific to journey from Picton to Christchurch, and finally we enjoy one of the world’s great train journeys from Christchurch to Greymouth via the Southern Alps on board the TranzAlpine.

Each rail tour offers stunning scenery at every turn, so sit back, relax and take in New Zealand’s magnificent landscapes from the comfort of your seat on this fabulous new touring holiday.

SAVE up to £492 per couple! Book any tour to Australia and/or New Zealand departing from September 2024 and choose an amazing homebound stopover from only £99 per person. Offer ends 1st July 2024.

Day 1

Depart UK

Depart from the UK airport most convenient for you with Qantas & Emirates. Choose from London Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle or Glasgow. Alternatively, fly direct to Singapore with Singapore Airlines from London Heathrow or Manchester. Flights with Singapore Airlines from Manchester are available on selected dates. Please speak with one of our travel experts for more details. No matter which airline or airport you choose, there will be no additional cost.

Included meals:

In-flight meals and drinks

Day 2

Singapore, 2 nights

Arrive into the wonderful city of Singapore and transfer to the four-star M Hotel Singapore.

Included meals:

In-flight meals and drinks

Alternative stopover

Dubai or Bangkok
We have based days 2-4 of this itinerary on a stopover in Singapore. Should you prefer, you may choose to stop in Bangkok or Dubai for the same price if flying with Qantas & Emirates. Your stopover includes transfers, daily breakfast and a city sightseeing tour. Flight timings will vary. Please speak with one of our personal travel experts for more details.

Day 3

Singapore

Known as ‘the crossroads of Asia’, Singapore is a city where east meets west; a cosmopolitan melting pot with an inspirational identity. This morning, enjoy a tour of this wonderful city. Included is a stop at Merlion Park with impressive views of Marina Bay. See the historic Civic District, Thian Hock Keng Temple and the fabulous orchid gardens set within Singapore’s botanical gardens. Return to the hotel where the rest of our day is free to spend as we please. Perhaps explore the impressive Gardens by the Bay or enjoy high tea at Raffles.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 4

Depart Singapore

A day at leisure in Singapore until it’s time to leave for our evening flight to Auckland.

Included meals:

Breakfast, in-flight meals and drinks

Day 5

Auckland, 2 nights

For those flying with Qantas & Emirates, there is a change of aircraft in Australia. If travelling with Singapore Airlines, the flight is direct to Auckland. On arrival, we are transferred to the centrally-located Sudima Auckland City Hotel for the first two nights of our New Zealand adventure.

Included meals:

In-flight meals and drinks

Day 6

Auckland

This morning we explore Auckland, taking in the natural beauty of Waitemata Harbour and the numerous volcanic hills dotting the landscape. We also visit fashionable Parnell Village, and bustling Viaduct Harbour area with its many waterside bars and restaurants. The remainder of our day is free to relax or further explore Auckland. A trip to enjoy the views of Auckland and its harbour from the top of the southern hemisphere’s tallest building, Sky Tower, is highly recommended.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 7

Bay of Islands, 3 nights

We journey north from Auckland, crossing the city’s imposing Waitemata Harbour Bridge, into a landscape of rolling hills and farmland. In the afternoon we explore Northland’s Waipoua Kauri Forest Reserve, home to gigantic kauri trees, the most famous of which is Tane Mahuta, ‘Lord of the Forest’. A stop is made in Omapere, where the panoramic views of the spectacular sand dunes and Tasman Sea are truly magnificent. Our journey ends in Paihia, gateway to the Bay of Islands, and our next three nights are spent at the Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 8

Bay of Islands

Tour Highlight

This morning we board our catamaran as we go in search of dolphins which inhabit the deep-sea fishing grounds around the Bay of Islands. We explore the spectacular scenery of Red Head Passage, Cape Brett and Piercy Island before our skipper safely navigates through the famous ‘Hole in the Rock’. On the return journey, there’s an opportunity to purchase a public ferry ticket and visit the picturesque township of Russell to learn more about its history as a lawless trading centre in the 19th century. Our free afternoon provides an excellent opportunity to visit Waitangi National Reserve, where Maori and British chiefs signed the Waitangi Treaty in 1840.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 9

Bay of Islands Freedom Day

Our day has been left at leisure to further explore the beautiful Bay of Islands. For many this provides a great opportunity to visit New Zealand’s northern tip at Cape Reinga, where the Pacific Ocean and Tasman Sea collide. This fabulous full day excursion also includes a journey along Ninety Mile Beach in a custom-built coach that moves effortlessly over the terrain of sandy beaches, rugged roads and quicksand streams.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 10

Rotorua, 2 nights

A full day travelling from the Bay of Islands to Rotorua, the centre of New Zealand’s rich Maori culture and renowned for its geothermal landscapes. This evening we attend a concert featuring traditional song and dance, including the world famous war dance – The Haka. Also included is a buffet dinner. The next two nights are spent at the four-star Distinction Hotel.

Included meals:

Breakfast and dinner

Day 11

Rotorua

This morning we tour some of Rotorua’s most famous sights, including its tudor-inspired Bath House. We explore Te Puia, home to the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve and its spouting geysers, bubbling mud pools and hissing fumaroles. During our free afternoon you may wish to take a scenic flight over Mount Tarawera or visit the world-renowned Polynesian Thermal Pools.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 12

Wellington, 2 nights

Tour Highlight

Departing Rotorua, we cross the Mamaku Ranges and arrive into Hamilton where we board the Northern Explorer for our rail journey to Wellington. We view spectacular scenery through our carriage’s panoramic windows, including rocky coastlines, river gorges, dense forest, rolling green farmland, quaint towns and the spectacular peaks of Tongariro National Park. We also experience an amazing feat of railway engineering as we wind our way through the Raurimu Spiral. We arrive into Wellington early in the evening and transfer to the Copthorne Hotel Oriental Bay, for the next two nights.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 13

Wellington

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city, beautifully located within a hook-shaped harbour and surrounded by mountains. The city’s downtown area is relatively compact, making it easy to explore its many theatres, galleries and museums on foot. This morning’s orientation tour features the key sights within the city, such as the government buildings and Parliament House, as well as enjoying wonderful views of the city and its picturesque harbour from the top of Mount Victoria. Our free afternoon provides an excellent opportunity to explore Wellington further. A visit to Te Papa (New Zealand’s national museum) is highly recommended.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 14

Christchurch, 2 nights

Tour Highlight

We leave Wellington this morning and cruise across the Cook Strait to New Zealand’s South Island. Dolphins and sea birds can often be seen playing in the waters, and the scenery is truly magnificent as we enter Queen Charlotte Sound and reach South Island. In Picton, we board KiwiRail’s Coastal Pacific train, and from the comfort of our seats, we are in prime position to view lush native bush, soaring mountains, pretty coastal towns and the roaring Pacific Ocean, as we wind our way along this truly stunning coastline. On arrival in Christchurch, we transfer to the Distinction Hotel Christchurch, located in the heart of the city, for a two night stay.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 15

Christchurch

centre of Christchurch, with classic shops on the high street

This morning, we discover Christchurch on an orientation tour, and witness its remarkable development since its devastating earthquake in 2011. Later we journey to the Waipara Valley, whose warm and dry summers, followed by cool autumn nights, make this region perfect for growing olives, lavender, hazelnuts and grapes. We explore this pretty area and sample its cool climate wines during a tasting and lunch in one of its wineries.

Included meals:

Breakfast and lunch

Day 16

Franz Josef, 2 nights

Tour Highlight

After breakfast, we experience South Island’s striking natural landscapes in all their glory as we journey between Christchurch and Greymouth on the TranzAlpine. Considered to be one of the greatest rail journeys in the world, we cross the patchwork fields of the Canterbury Plains, travel the edges of the ice-fed Waimakariri River, view miles of native beech forest and traverse the Southern Alps. Leaving the epic backdrop of the Southern Alps in our wake, we continue south to Westland National Park, and the Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier, which will be our home for the next two nights.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 17

Franz Josef

A relaxing day to absorb the beauty of Franz Josef and the surrounding area at our leisure. Our Tour Manager will arrange a short journey into the Waiho Valley, where those who wish may take a short stroll through rainforest to a view point, to take in the glacial valley landscape. For those who want to experience a spectacular aerial view of the glacial valley and the nearby Alpine peaks, there is an opportunity to take an optional scenic helicopter flight. Timings of the helicopter flights are flexible to allow for the best weather conditions and visibility.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 18

Queenstown, 3 nights

South Island’s spectacular scenery never fails to impress. Today’s journey takes us over the Haast River Bridge and onwards via Clark Bluff and the shores of Lakes Wanaka and Hawea, to the Central Otago region. In the late afternoon, we arrive into Queenstown, situated within one of the most naturally stunning landscapes of New Zealand, on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by incredible mountains. Our next four nights are spent at either the Millennium Hotel or the Copthorne Lakefront Hotel.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 19

Queenstown

This morning, we visit nearby Arrowtown, a picturesque town which has lovingly preserved its heritage of two very different goldrush communities – Chinese and European. It’s a lovely place to explore on foot, with a well-preserved avenue lined with galleries, craft shops and cafes. We return to Queenstown and the remainder of our day is at leisure.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 20

Queenstown

A Freedom Day to enjoy our glamorous alpine setting as we please. From gentle wine-tasting tours in Central Otago to incredible walking trails, a cruise on the the iconic TSS Earnslaw or exhilarating jet boat rides and four-wheel drive excursions, there are so many ways to enjoy Queenstown’s beautiful scenery. Whatever you choose to do – enjoy!

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 21

Te Anau, Overnight

Group of people on the Kepler Walking Track, near Te Anau, New Zealand

Tour Highlight
Today we travel to the magnificent Fiordland National Park and to Milford Sound, which will undoubtedly prove to be one of our tour’s many highlights. The scenic drive takes us through a variety of landscapes – farmland, native tussock grasslands, lush beech forests and impressive glacial valleys – before arriving at Milford Sound to begin our cruise. Only when out cruising on Milford Sound can the sheer scale of the dramatic scenery be fully appreciated: towering peaks rise all around and spectacular waterfalls cascade into the calm waters below. Our cruise takes in the impressive Mitre Peak and Bowen Falls. Remember to keep a look out for dolphins as well as seals and penguins. We spend tonight at the Distinction Luxmore Hotel.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 22

Dunedin, 2 nights

Dunedin railway station, with victorian era architecture

This morning we say goodbye to Fiordland. A morning drive takes us via Mossburn and Lumsden to Gore. Fresh, green farm scenery will accompany us to Balclutha, which has a distinctive arched concrete bridge. 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. We have time to admire the beautifully landscaped trees and plants of Dunedin Botanical Gardens and the spectacular views of the Otago Peninsula and Harbour before we reach our hotel, the Scenic Southern Cross.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 23

Dunedin

Two yellow-eyed penguins in native bushland, Otago Peninsula, South Island, New Zealand

This morning, we enjoy a sightseeing tour taking in the city’s neo-Gothic churches, town hall, opulent theatres and other 19th century buildings. In the afternoon, why not join an optional wildlife cruise to the Otago Peninsula? Enjoy uninterrupted views of the world’s only mainland colony of royal albatross. You may also encounter sea lions, blue penguins and Hector’s dolphins.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 24

Christchurch, 2 nights

The final part of our journey in New Zealand takes us north as we return to Christchurch. A stop is made in Moeraki to view a collection of huge spherical boulders which are scattered along a beautiful stretch of beach. Maori legend says that the boulders are gourds washed ashore from a voyaging canoe called Araiteuri that was wrecked when it made landfall a long time ago. Scientists have discovered the boulders are actually calcite concretions, created about 65 million years ago, which have been raised from the seabed and uncovered one by one by the elements. Our next stop is Oamaru, where we stroll through New Zealand’s best preserved Victorian streets. We arrive at the Distinction Hotel in Christchurch, where we spend our final two nights in New Zealand.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 25

Christchurch Freedom Day

A free day to spend as we please. Christchurch is a lovely city to discover, with the Riverside Markets, Christchurch Botanic Gardens and many galleries and cafes within easy strolling distance. Alternatively, an excursion to the nearby historic village of Akaroa is highly recommended. The scenic journey takes us via the stunning Banks Peninsula to the former French settlement of Akaroa, with its harbourside streets lined with arts and craft stores. We join a nature cruise around the harbour which features majestic scenery and an opportunity to discover the rare and playful Hector’s dolphins, native fur seals, penguins and many seabirds.

Included meals:

Breakfast

Day 26

Depart Christchurch

We depart New Zealand for our journey home. All flights will require a connection en-route to the UK, which will be dependent on your choice of airline, stopover, flight availability and your preferred UK airport.

Included meals:

Breakfast, in-flight meals and drinks

SPECIAL OFFER: SAVE up to £492 per couple!
If you would like to stopover on your way home we have a sensational stopover offer available from £99 per person for a stay in Singapore, Bangkok or Dubai. Alternatively, we have a relaxing Bali stopover available from £149 per person, or if you prefer stay on Sentosa Island, from £179 per person. All you need to do to take advantage of this huge saving is book any departure after September 2024 by 1st July 2024.

Day 27

Arrive UK

Breakfast is served shortly before our UK arrival, bringing to an end our New Zealand adventure.

Included meals:

In-flight meals and drinks

Want to visit Australia too?

Our New Zealand by Rail, Road and Sea may be available to combine with our Wonders of Australia or Very Best of Australia tours. Please call for details.

Departure dates & prices

Book your place on New Zealand by Rail, Road and Sea before 1st July 2024, and SAVE up to £492 per couple on tours departing from September 2024. Enjoy a two-night stopover on the homebound journey for just £99 per person (£198 single occupancy) in either Dubai, Bangkok or Singapore. The price includes two nights accommodation in a four-star hotel, full breakfast each morning and return airport to hotel transfers. Also available is a three-night stay in Bali for only £149 per person (£298 single occupancy) or a two-night stay on Sentosa Island for only £179 per person (£358 single occupancy).

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2024
10 November£6,6951 ROOM Two-night stopover from £99 per person
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23 February£6,795JUST LAUNCHED Two-night stopover from £99 per person
09 March£6,695JUST LAUNCHED Two-night stopover from £99 per person
13 April£6,295JUST LAUNCHED Two-night stopover from £99 per person


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

Single occupancy supplement: £1,595 (October 2023 to March 2024) £1,795 (October 2024 to March 2025) £1,595 (13 April 2025)

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.

Flight upgrades: Upgrade to Premium Economy on selected routes from £2,295 per person return. Upgrade to Business Class from £4,995 per person return.

New Zealand Visa: Travellers to New Zealand are required to obtain a visa (NZeTA). The cost for this is $12NZD ($9NZD if applying via the smartphone app). An International Visitor Levy fee of $35NZD is also payable and will be charged when applying for the NZeTA.

Important Information: Our holiday prices are subject to fuel surcharges and the availability of flights in the lowest fare booking class. The correct price will always be confirmed to you before you book, and once you have booked, our Price Promise will guarantee there will be no further increases. For full terms and conditions see our terms and conditions page.

So much included

Escorted holidays to New Zealand are designed to include a lot in your tour. And the great news is that on the New Zealand by Rail, Road and Sea 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 tour managers and friendly coach captains, and many amazing excursions, already paid for. All you need to do is bring a bit of spending money.

Flights with leading scheduled airlines

  • Return economy class flights
  • Fly with Qantas & Emirates from London Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle or Glasgow
  • Alternatively, fly with Singapore Airlines from London Heathrow or Manchester on certain days of the week
  • All airport charges, security charges and any applicable fuel surcharges
  • UK Air Passenger Duty

Choice of outbound stopover

  • Two-night outbound stopover. Choose from Singapore, Bangkok or Dubai
    (dependent on choice of airline)

Carefully selected hotels

  • Superior hotels in great locations
  • All hotel porterage
  • Applicable hotel taxes

Many meals

  • Meals worth £503 per person, with daily breakfast
  • Dinner in Rotorua
  • Lunch in a Waipara Valley winery

Incredible rail journeys

  • The Northern Explorer
  • The Coastal Pacific
  • The TranzAlpine

Unforgettable experiences

  • Sightseeing tours in Singapore (or Bangkok or Dubai), Auckland, Rotorua, Queenstown, Dunedin and Christchurch
  • ‘Hole in the Rock’ cruise in the Bay of Islands
  • Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve
  • Maori concert
  • Cruise the Cook Strait
  • Cruise on Milford Sound

On the ground

  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager and Coach Captains
  • All overseas transfers
  • Modern, air-conditioned coaches throughout

100% confidence

  • Your holiday is covered by our Price Promise
  • Your holiday is fully ATOL protected

M Hotel City Centre, Singapore

Occupying a great location in Singapore city centre, M Hotel is a modern, stylish hotel offering a warm welcome and a range of services alongside comfortable, contemporary accommodation. Your Stay The spacious guest rooms are equipped with flat screen TV… Find out more >
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Grand Millennium Hotel, Auckland

You’re in prime position to explore when you stay at Grand Millennium Auckland. Its city centre location puts you close to both Queen Street and Viaduct Harbour, meaning you really are surrounded by the vibrancy and hustle and bustle of… Find out more >
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Sudima Auckland City Hotel, Auckland

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, Sudima Auckland City is a brand-new hotel within easy walking distance of Auckland’s busy shopping, dining and entertainment centres. When you step into the bright, airy reception area you’ll be warmly greeted… Find out more >
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Scenic Hotel, Bay of Islands

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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Copthorne Hotel and Resort, Bay of Islands

The Copthorne Hotel and Resort, Bay of Islands enjoys a superb waterfront location set in 60 acres of subtropical gardens, next to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and just a short distance from the village of Paihia. Your Stay The light… Find out more >
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Distinction Hotel, Rotorua

Imagine waking up with the most enchanting forest on your doorstep. Well, that is exactly what will happen when you stay at The Distinction Rotorua Hotel. Adjacent to the hotel is the Whakarewarewa Forest which is home some of the… Find out more >
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Copthorne Hotel Oriental Bay, Wellington

Where better to stay during your time in Wellington than on the premier Oriental Parade? Not only does the Copthorne Hotel Oriental Bay Welling hotel overlook the beautiful Wellington Harbour, but it’s also the ideal base to explore everything this… Find out more >
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Distinction Hotel, Christchurch

The Distinction Hotel Christchurch is newly refurbished and located right in the heart of the famous Cathedral Square. Described as ‘an urban escape combining sophisticated smarts and familiar warmth’ the hotel was renovated following the rejuvenation of Cathedral Square. Its… Find out more >
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Scenic Hotel, Franz Josef Glacier

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 Douglas Wing in a light and airy room, you’ll enjoy… Find out more >
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Copthorne Hotel & Resort, Queenstown

Close to the shores of beautiful Lake Wakatipu and just 5 minutes' walk from the centre of Queenstown, the Copthorne Hotel & Resort is a four-star property overlooking the lake. The Copthorne Hotel Lakefront features a lovely rose garden, and… Find out more >
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Distinction Luxmore Hotel, Te Anau

This hotel is right in the hustle and bustle of Te Anau Town, but only a short stroll from the serene Lake Te Anau and its picturesque surroundings. Te Anau is known by many as the walking capital of the… Find out more >
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Scenic Hotel Southern Cross, Dunedin

Housed in a landmark building dating back to 1883, the Scenic Hotel Southern Cross combines traditional Dunedin heritage with modern day style and comfort. The hotel is located at the heart of Dunedin’s shopping, restaurant and entertainment district, and it’s… Find out more >
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Bangkok: Half Day City and Temples Tour

Thailand has over 26,000 temples or Wats (local name). This Half Day City and Temples tour will bring you to three of the most distinguished temples in Bangkok, beginning with Wat Traimit, the temple of the Golden Buddha.

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Bangkok: Half Day Grand Palace

Bangkok’s Grand Palace Tour is a “must see” for all visitors to Bangkok. The Grand Palace complex, built in 1782, includes the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) and is unquestionably one of the wonders of the world today.

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Bangkok: Half Day Floating Markets

A glimpse of everyday life in Thailand can be seen at the Damnern Saduak floating market, situated around 100km south west of Bangkok. This Bangkok floating market can be explored on a unique Bangkok floating market tour. You’ll take an exhilarating narrow long-tailed speedboat ride through the marshes and stilt houses, which leads you to the Damnern Saduak Market.

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Dubai: Helicopter Flight Tour

Highlights:  Fly over the iconic tower - Burj Khalifa! Explore sites of Jumeirah Beach and downtown Enjoy a helicopter tour over Dubai by flying from the most famous man-made island,...

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Dubai: Desert Safari and Dinner

For a magical and memorable evening, join us on a Dubai Desert Safari tour. Leave behind the hustle and bustle of the city and venture into the mysterious desert in the trained hands of your safari guides.

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Night out at Colonial Charms of the City

To truly experience the vibrant heartbeat of Singapore, immerse yourself in the pulsating urban life of the Civic District. A heady blend of old and new, the precinct is home to a trove of cultural gems, hip bars and unforgettable feasts.

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Singapore: Night out at Chinatown and Little India

Chinatown has come a long way since the early days when Chinese immigrants made this enclave their home. Filled with a sprawling myriad of shops and eateries, bustling with colourful and exciting activities set against a backdrop of rich history and heritage, Chinatown is not to be missed, especially in the evening when everything really comes alive.

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Singapore: Night out at Marina Bay

Discover birds-eye view of the city and Marina Bay from the top of Marina's Bay Sand's Skypark. Enjoy one complimentary drink at CÉ LA VI Kiosk, Level 56, Marina Bay Sands Skypark, Hotel Tower 3. Experience the breath-taking view of the city lights, before moving onto the picturesque Marina Bay area where you experience Gardens by the Bay under the moonlit sky.

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Singapore: Afternoon Tea in the Grand Lobby, Raffles Hotel

Highlights:  Afternoon Tea at Raffles Tour Description:  The Afternoon Tea ritual, much like Raffles Hotel, Singapore, was fashioned in the 19th century. A cherished tradition since its founding in Great...

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Singapore: Gardens by the Bay

Recently voted one of the Top 10 Indoor Gardens of the World, the Gardens by the Bay is also Singapore’s number 1 attraction according to Trip Advisor. Featuring more than 1 million plants from more than 5,000 species, Gardens by the Bay in Singapore is a must-see destination filled with wonders from around the world.

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Singapore: Night Safari

The Singapore Night Safari is world’s first. Set in 40 hectares of secondary jungle, the mystery and drama of the tropical jungle after dusk unfolds at the Singapore Zoo Night Safari.

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Special  Offers – SAVE up to £492 per couple!

Enjoy a homebound stopover from as little as £99 per person when you book one of our Australia and/or New Zealand tours departing after September 2024. Choose a city stay in bustling Bangkok, fashionable Dubai or the cosmopolitan Singapore, or opt to relax beachside in Bali, or Sentosa Island.

It really does pay to book early, as these stopovers usually cost up to £690 per couple for two nights’ accommodation in a four-star hotel, with full daily breakfast and airport transfers.

Destinations and prices as follows:

  • Two-night stopover in Singapore, Bangkok or Dubai for just £99 per person (£198 for single occupancy).
  • Three-night stopover in Bali for only £149 per person (£298 for single occupancy).
  • Two-night stopover on Sentosa Island for £179 per person (£358 for single occupancy).

Terms and conditions
The savings quoted on Australia & New Zealand tours are off the price of a homeward stopover which normally costs up to £690 per couple. Special offers are for tours featured in our 2024/25 Australia & New Zealand brochure, departing from September 2024. All offers are based on specific flights and booking classes and are subject to availability at the time of booking. If choosing to fly with Singapore Airlines your homebound stopover options are limited to Singapore or Sentosa Island. All offers must end 1st July 2024


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Bangkok Stopover Offer, Pathumwan Princess 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 sure…

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Singapore Stopover Offer, M Hotel City Centre

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 Stopover Offer, Marriott Al Jaddaf Hotel

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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Bali Stopover Offer, Merusaka Nusa Dua

The beachfront Merusaka in Nusa Dua is an oasis of calm surrounded by tropical beauty, where turquoise waters lap white-sand shores and swaying palm trees. Guests can expect modern, comfortable rooms with elements of Balinese design; three outdoor pools and…

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Sentosa Stopover Offer, Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa, Singapore

Stopover in style at the four star Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa, Singapore, a beautiful beachside resort on Singapore’s Sentosa Island.  Perfect for a relaxing break, but close to the numerous exciting attractions of Singapore, the Rasa Sentosa stopover may be chosen as…

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