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Journeys : Apr May 2012
For further information and a copy of the Rail & Steam Train Holidays brochure, contact RACT Travelworld on 1300 368 111 or call into your local branch for more information. Steaming through New Zealand M illions of Australians continue to turn dreams into reality by choosing to experience the culture and natural delights of New Zealand. Now you have the chance to be part of something extra special by travelling on one of Grand Pacific Tours’ e xtremely popular Rail & Steam Train Tours. Step back in time – the romance of travelling by steam train appeals to all travellers and when combined with New Zealand’s many attractions, these tours offer something for ever yone. Amazing photo opportunities will be on offer and the list of tour highlights is extensive. Depar ting in October 2012, you have the choice to travel on either the 18 Day New Zealand Steam Train Tour, the 10 Day Northern Steam Train Tour or the 10 Day South Island Steam Train Tour. These tours are fully escorted and the itineraries are designed to appeal to steam and rail enthusiasts alike. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience unique rail journeys, including specially-chartered locomotives such as the JA1275, JA1240, Glenbrook Vintage Railway, Kingston Flyer and the Plains Vintage Railway. Another key highlight is the centenary celebration of the TSS Ear nslaw, New Zealand’s last surviving and grandest steamship. Grand Pacific Tours has secured tickets to one of the major celebrator y events in Queenstow n. You’ll board the TSS Ear nslaw for a special cruise to Glenorchy, passing sheep stations at Walter Peak, Mount Nicholas, Elfin Bay, Greenstone and Kinloch. Enjoy the 1900s theme and mingle with historians on board who w ill proudly relive the history of one of New Zealand’s most recognised icons. All departures feature extensive sightseeing and pre-paid attractions, return airfares, airport transfers, most meals, accommodation and much more. To experience a very special way of seeing New Zealand, take a close look at these amazing steam train holidays, which only run in October 2012 – but don’t hesitate too long as they will sell out early. *Conditions apply. Prices valid for travel ex HBA/LST and include pre paid taxes from $160, correct at time of print but subject to change and will be confirmed at time of booking. Single supplement available. Price shown is for a cash payment - Credit Card fees of up to 2% will apply. For additional travel arrangements outside this offer service fees may apply. Please ask at time of booking. 17 Day Highlights Tour requires minimum of 30 paying travellers for a Tour Guide to escort the tour. **Bonus offer is extra night pre tour including breakfast incorporated in the above itineraries plus NZ Eyewitness Travel Guide Book. One book per household only. No other special offers or discounts apply. RACT Travel Pty Ltd Lic No. TAS025. ABN 45 144 538 803. New Zealand Luxury Coach Tours Offering quality touring at an affordable price, this fully escorted tour includes 22 of the iconic attractions of the North and South Islands combined with quality accommodation, five 2 night stays and 31 superb meals with breakfast daily. Special Departures: 13 Oct 2012 & 13 Mar 2013. Includes OVER $650 pre paid activities & airfares. LUXURY TOURING FROM $4319* PER PERSON, TWIN SHARE 17 DAY HIGHLIGHTS OF NEW ZEALAND TOUR Discover the breathtaking scenery of New Zealand by rail, sea and road! This fully escorted tour includes superior accommodation, six 2 night stays, 42 superb meals, 5 rail journeys and an EXCLUSIVE overnight cruise in the Bay of Islands. Special Departures: 5 Nov 2012 & 4 Feb 2013. Includes OVER $1050 pre paid activities & airfares. LUXURY TOURING FROM $5529* PER PERSON, TWIN SHARE 20 DAY RAIL, CRUISE & COACH HOLIDAY Book on any of these departures & receive one extra nights accommodation pre tour including breakfast plus a 400 page New Zealand Eyewitness Travel Guide Book.** MEMBER BONUS SPECIAL OFFER! CALL FOR YOUR 12 PAGE BROCHURE 62 April / May 2012
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