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Journeys : June July 2009
Far North is rich in culture and history – from Kupe, the great Polynesian navigator, believed to be the very first Maori voyager to arrive in New Zealand over 1000 years ago, to Captain Cook who named the region in 1769. Cruise the Bay of Islands R egarded as the birthplace of New Zealand, the Bay of Islands and the The Bay of Islands is in the Northland region, located 60 kilometres north-west of Whangarei, close to the northern tip of the country. Made up of 144 islands, the region has some of the warmest waters in New Zealand and is a natural wonderland, the only Australian tour operator with the rights to include this exciting experience into a tour series during its inaugural year. You will love the luxury of a King Stateroom, with private facilities and seaviews, and dinner will be a full buffet featuring local produce, seafood and a barbeque. where you can encounter dolphins, whales, seals, penguins and a diverse range of birdlife. The sheltered waters of the Bay of Islands will soon be home to the largest overnight cruising ship in New Zealand. Each cruise will include full commentary on the history, environment and some of the Bay of Islands’ most spectacular landmarks. Grand Pacific Tours’ 20-day New Zealand Rail/Coach Holiday will now include an exclusive overnight cruise on the newlybuilt catamaran Ipipiri, the original Maori name for the area. Grand Pacific Tours is NewZealand Grand Pacific Tours in conjunction with RACT Travelworld offer fully inclusive tours that represent unbeatable value. Enjoy a truly memorable experience based on our excellent reputation as a New Zealand touring specialist. Compare the benefits! Return airfare included • Meet and greet on arrival in New Zealand with return airport transfers • Five star coaches with professional Coach Captains • Quality & Deluxe accommodation • More two night stays than any other New Zealand tours • Inclusive of most meals • Exclusive final night dinner with entertainment • Specialty meals included on all tours • Inclusive of prepaid sightseeing • Top deck on Milford Sound Cruise for ultimate viewing • Twin share rate available for singles who are willing to share • Professional Optional Tours program • Full documentation pack 17 DAY HIGHLIGHTS TOUR Departure date: 4 February 2010 Quality touring at an affordable price. Excellent coverage of both the North & South Islands. pp twin share $910 single supplement $3899* 20 DAY RAIL/COACH HOLIDAY Departure date: 6 October 2009 & 19 March 2010 Fully escorted featuring 5 breathtaking rail journeys and an EXCLUSIVE overnight cruise. pp twin share $1250 single supplement $5199* BONUS OFFER! RACT Members receive one extra night accommodation pre tour including dinner and breakfast plus a New Zealand Eyewitness Travel Guide - FREE!** For more information & full colour brochure contact your local RACT Travelworld office: BURNIE ● ULVERSTONE DEVONPORT ● LAUNCESTON ● HOBART Collins St HOBART Murray St ● GLENORCHY ● ROSNY ● KINGSTON 1300 368 111 *Prices valid for travel ex HBA/LST and exclude airport taxes & levies (approx $270). Service fees imposed by the Travel Agent are in addition to the price quoted. **Bonus offer is included in the tours advertised above. One book per household only (RRP $45). No other special offers or discounts apply. Lic No: TAS025. 66 June / July 09 For information on how you can explore New Zealand and the Bay of Islands, contact RACT Travelworld on 1300 368 111 or visit your local branch. Fast facts What: The Bay of Islands exclusive overnight cruise is included on the 20-day Rail/Coach Holiday of New Zealand When: 6 October 2009 and 19 March 2010 Special offer: All RACT members receive a free extra night in New Zealand, including dinner and breakfast, plus a New Zealand Eyewitness Travel Guide LUXURY COACH HOLIDAY SPECIALISTS
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