We guarantee your car will be from one of the major car rental suppliers. You make a great saving because you agree that we’ll confirm with which rental agency once you’ve booked.

From a Smart car or Ford Ka to a Mercedes Benz SLK, we have the rental car that you want for your holiday…
See http://www.HireAcar.net for more…


Broadway Motor Inn – One of our top picks in Palmerston North.

Offering free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking, Broadway Motor Inn is a 2-minute drive from the centre of Palmerston North and a 10-minute drive from Palmerston North International Airport.

All apartments feature a kitchen with a double hot-plate, a microwave and kitchenware. Each offers a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom. Some rooms have a bathroom with disability access.

Palmerston North Broadway Motor Inn is 150 m from Cathedral Church and 550 m from Regent Theatre. It is a 4-minute drive from The Plaza Shopping Centre and a 7-minute drive from Manawatu Golf Club.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9 for a two-person trip.

Facilities available:
– Free WiFi
– Free Parking
– Family Rooms
– Facilities for Disabled
– Guests Non-Smoking Rooms

To view more facilities at this venue, please click on the link below…..

Book your room at this Hotel now! Find and Book your Cheap Flights here!


Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Queenstown Triple Challenge (Jet Boat Ride, Helicopter and White Water Rafting): Calling all adrenaline junkies!Challenge (Jet Boat Ride, Helicopter and White Water Rafting): Calling all adrenaline junkies! (Jet Boat Ride, Helicopter and White Water Rafting): Calling all adrenaline junkies!

Calling all adrenaline junkies! Are you up for the Shotover triple challenge? Experience Queenstown at its very best as you brace yourself for a jet boat ride on the Shotover River, helicopter over Skippers Canyon and white water rafting from Deep creek to Cascade rapid. Guranteed to get the heart pumping, you’re half day adventure tour includes all equipment and safety briefings.

Book Now

Highlights
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Free drinks included
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Scenic helicopter flight
Check in at the Queenstown Rafting Adventure Centre, where you will be given a short briefing on the format of the Shotover Triple Challenge. From here you will be transferred to the Shotover River for the first part of the Triple Challenge, an exciting ride in the world famous Shotover Jet Boats on the Shotover River. Speed through the towering, rocky canyons of the South Island’s river of gold. HANG ON tight as you experience the famous ‘Shotover Jet turn’, where your boat spins through a full 360 degrees in its own length.

Immediately following the jet boat ride, you proceed to Cavell’s Rafting Lodge, where you change into a full wetsuit. Transfer to the heli-pad and climb aboard a turbine-powered helicopter for a spectacular rollercoaster flight up Skippers Canyon.

You will land at Deep Creek, where you’ll meet the experienced white water rafting guides. After extensive safety instructions and paddling techniques, board your raft and paddle over peaceful waters at first, before striking the exhilarating rapids of the lower Canyon. Experience rapids such as Rock Garden, Sharks Fin, Toilet, Pinball, Jaws, Sequel and the unforgettable, 170 meter Oxenbridge Tunnel, followed closely by Cascade Rapid. From your take out point, you will be transferred to Cavell’s Rafting Lodge for a hot shower and sauna, before returning back to Queenstown.

Guides are fully licensed and are carefully chosen on the basis of their skill and experience, their ability to make sound decisions and their ability to communicate and identify with our clients. Rafting on the Shotover River varies in difficulty according to river levels. In the event the Shotover River is unsuitable, rafting may be transferred to the Kawarau River.

Book Now


Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Mt Tarawera Helicopter Tour with Volcano Landing: take off from Rotorua and soar above the Northern Lakes district

Follow the eruption trail of Mt. Tarawera on a helicopter tour that includes a landing on the volcano. Best viewed from the air, the rugged landscape of this geothermal wonder is set amid a series of crater lakes. You’ll take off from Rotorua and soar above the Northern Lakes district, listening to commentary about the region’s history and geology from the pilot-guide. Then take a 20-minute walking tour for up-close photo ops of the volcanic scenery.

Book Now

Board the helicopter, on the Rotorua lakefront, and settle in as your pilot-guide takes off over the stunning crater lakes of the Northern Lakes district. Mt. Tarawera’s otherworldly landscape with its 5-mile-long (8-km) rift is a source of wonder to both visitors and locals alike. You’ll appreciate expansive views from the air and a closer look on land during this combined helicopter flight and walking tour.

Hovering above Mt. Tarawera, take in the grandeur of the volcano and its surrounding terrain. The site of the largest eruption in New Zealand’s recent memory, with a loss of 153 lives, the volcanic blast covered the village of Te Wairoa and destroyed the Pink and White Terraces — staircases of waterfall pools on the shores of Lake Rotomahana, once considered the eighth wonder of the world and host to many tourists during the 1800s.

Land and explore the volcano on foot with your guide, enjoying a privileged view of its craters and domes formed by the eruption. Hear interesting commentary on the history, culture and geology of Mt. Tarawera, steeped in Maori legend, before returning by helicopter to Rotorua.

Book Now


Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Arrowtown Motel – One of our top picks in Arrowtown.

Offering free on-site parking, Arrowtown Motel is 1 km from Arrowtown’s popular restaurants, cafes and shops. All accommodation offers a patio with outdoor seating, a kitchenette and over 50 satellite channels. Guests enjoy unlimited free WiFi.

Known for its history as a gold-mining town, Arrowtown is 15 minutes’ drive from Queenstown Airport. Arrowtown Motel is 20 minutes’ drive from the Coronet Peak ski fields. Lake Wanaka is a scenic 50-minute drive away.

Each of the renovated studios and apartments offer heating, electric blankets, a refrigerator and a dining setting. A private bathroom with a shower, hairdryer and guest toiletries is standard in all accommodation.

On-site facilities include a guest laundry.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9 for a two-person trip.

This property is also rated for the best value in Arrowtown! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.

Facilities available:
– Free Parking
– Free WiFi

To view more facilities at this venue, please click on the link below…..

Book your room at this Hotel now! Find and Book your Cheap Flights here!


Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Exciting Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland: have the opportunity to visit the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute

Experience the amazing “birthplace of Tourism in New Zealand” – Rotorua! Rotorua is located in the North Island of New Zealand and is famous for its beauty, culture, and hospitable locals. On this tour you will learn about the fascinating Maori culture, see the spectacular thermal activity, and travel through the breath-taking farmlands of the Waikato. Rotorua is a must-see when visiting New Zealand, you won’t want to miss it!

Book Now

This tour is flexible, with options to leave from and return to Auckland, or leave from Auckland and finish in Rotorua. Please note if you do not purchase additional options you will have free time to either explore on your own with out a guide or extra time at Te Puia. Everybody on tour will arrive back in Auckland at the same time

Highlights
Small-group tour by minibus
Lunch included
Vegetarian meal option available
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Your day will begin with 6:30am pickup from your hotel. The day includes a visit to the key attraction, Te Puia, where you will have the opportunity to visit the Maori Arts and Crafts Institute. You will then enjoy a delicious hot café lunch, which is included.

After this you will be taken to Rotorua highlights such as the Rotorua Lake front, the Government gardens and more!

The tour also allows you the option of either free time to explore Rotorua without the guide, or picking from a selected list of popular experiences to fill the time. These additional experiences can be found in the tour options.

Book Now


Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Queenstown to Mount Cook Tour: including a visit to Mount Cook National Park

Depart Queenstown and its surrounding lush green farmland and relax as you take in the spectacular scenery that changes from the winding Kawarau River Gorge to rugged ranges and mirror lakes as you head north. Journey through the historical gold mining region of Central Otago and over the Lindis Pass before passing through the farming community of Omarama.

BOOK NOW

Continue through the rugged high country landscape of the Mackenzie Basin with its hydroelectric system of lakes and canals, before entering the Mount Cook National Park. The coach will travel up the western side of Lake Pukaki at the foot of New Zealand’s tallest mountain, Mount Cook.

As you arrive at the Mount Cook village, you will be mesmerized by the alpine surroundings of this truly unique region. There are plenty of opportunities to explore the surrounding walking tracks or experience an ultimate scenic flight by helicopter or skiplane (scenic flights not included). Your tour concludes in Mount Cook, please note accommodation should be pre-arranged, as hotel availability can be limited in this area.

BOOK NOW


Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

The Setup on Manners Serviced Apartments – One of our best sellers in Wellington!

Offering self-contained apartments with a kitchenette, The Setup on Manners Serviced Apartments is located in Wellington. All studio’s feature free WiFi and free access to the fitness centre.

The Setup on Manners is just a 2-minute walk from The Opera House and an 8-minute walk from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Queen’s Wharf Event Centre is an 11-minute drive away. Private parking and vehicle entrance is located at the back of the property on Cornhill Street.

Guests can relax in their private apartment and enjoy over 50 satellite channels on their flat-screen TV. A dining area, heating, linen and towels are included.

This is our guests’ favorite part of Wellington, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9 for a two-person trip.

Facilities available:
– Parking
– Free WiFi
– Family Rooms
– Non-Smoking Rooms
– On-site Parking

To view more facilities at this venue, please click on the link below…..

Book your room at this Hotel now!
Find and Book your Cheap Flights here!


Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Small-Group Franz Josef Glacier Walk: including a soak in the hot pools to warm up and soothe your muscles

Discover the best of New Zealand’s natural beauty on this small-group 4-hour Franz Joseph Glacier walk. Travel by helicopter to the Pinnacles area of the glacier with your guide. Navigate your way through the maze of ice on your moderately difficult hike. Learn of the dramatic environmental changes affecting the glacier and gain insight into the geological forces at play. Afterwards, take a soak in the hot pools to warm up and soothe your muscles. Group size is limited to 11 to ensure a personalized experience.

BOOK NOW

Highlights
Scenic helicopter flight
Small group ensures personal service
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Choose from four different morning departure times to suit your schedule, then head to the centrally located tour base in Franz Josef to meet your guide. Wrap up against the elements with the protective jacket, trousers, hats, gloves and leather boots provided, and don’t forget to grab your crampons! When you’re fully kitted out, head to your helicopter and start your journey with a short flight up onto the Franz Josef Glacier.

Enjoy breathtaking views of the glacier and surrounding area from your vantage point high in the sky, then land gently on the glacier and set off with your guide. An amazing sight to behold, there are forests of ice formations jutting out at different angles from the mighty glacier .

Follow your experienced guide through the maze of ice as you explore the magnificent natural landscape. Discover first-hand the dramatic environmental changes that are affecting the glacier and gain insight into the amazing geological forces at play.

At the conclusion of your glacier hike, return to Franz Josef by helicopter and relax with a soak in the Glacier Hot Pools. Nestled in a lush rainforest on the edge of town, the hot pools are fed by pure glacier water. Sit back, relax and rejuvenate your muscles in the soothing water — the perfect way to end the day in style!

BOOK NOW


Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Rotorua Eco Thermal Small Group Morning Tour: including a short drive through the Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Explore the technicolor hot springs of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland on a guided half-day tour of New Zealand’s most extensive geothermal site. Walk along well-groomed trails that skirt volcanic craters and natural hot pools in a surreal range of vibrant colors. Witness the daily eruption of the Lady Knox Geyser and take in the highlights of the Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Small-group tour limited to a maximum of 12 people allows for a more customized experience with your expert guide.

BOOK NOW

Highlights
Instant Confirmation
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Small group ensures personal service
All entrance fees included
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
After morning pickup from your Rotorua hotel, travel about 25 minutes in a comfortable minivan to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, taking in the sight of farmland and forests as you drive.

Upon arrival at Wai-O-Tapu, your experienced guide leads you along well-marked paths to reach a series of brilliantly colored natural pools of steaming hot water that bubble with geothermal activity. Hear a morning presentation about the Lady Knox Geyser and watch the daily eruption that shoots a fountain of water high into the air.

Your guide explains how the Tarawera Volcano eruption in 1866 formed the park’s natural hot springs that glow in bright yellow, orange and turquoise colors. Your guide also points out examples of how the native bush regenerated after the eruption. As you take in bubbling mud pools, steaming lakes and more, you’ll understand why Wai-O-Tapu is considered one of the world’s most surreal places.

Expect a leisurely walk along wide trails with plenty of time for photo ops and informative commentary from your guide. Feel free to ask any questions that you may have as you admire the otherworldly beauty of Wai-O-Tapu.

See even more geothermal spots during a short drive through the Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Your guide explains the ways that local Maori people have used the sites as well as how New Zealand’s volcanic processes work.

At the end of your 4-hour tour, your guide returns you to your Rotorau hotel.

BOOK NOW


Enjoyed this post? Share it!

 
 

Wellington’s Lord of the Rings Locations Tour: exploring the city locations of Mount Victoria and the Greenbelt

Explore Middle-earth on this ‘Lord of the Rings’ location tour. Re-create scenes from ‘The Lord of the Rings’ book and movies, and see how Middle-earth was created in the beautiful countryside outside Wellington. Go behind the scenes on a visit to the Weta Studios, where ‘The Lord of the Rings’ movies were produced, and see famous movie locations including the Greenbelt, the Hutt Valley and the gorgeous native forest park that re-created Rivendell. Enjoy a ‘Lord of the Rings’ lunch and hear insider gossip on how the movies were made on this ‘Lord of the Rings’ tour in Wellington.

BOOK NOW

Highlights
Lunch included
Begin your The Lord of the Rings location tour exploring the city locations of Mount Victoria and the ‘Greenbelt’, then take a 40-minute walk through the Outer Shire. This location includes the famous ‘Get off the road’ scene from The Lord of the Rings movie, the ‘shortcut to mushrooms’ as well as the Black Rider scenes and many more. Your tour leaders are knowledgeable fans of The Lord of the Rings who know their subject inside out.

Next, spend some time at the Weta Studios for an inside look at the Wellington film industry and the studios where The Lord of the Rings movies were produced.

Your visit to Weta includes the new ‘Window into Workshop’ exhibition, which takes you on a guided tour of the inner workings of the Weta Studios and film production company operated by The Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson.

Watch a short film showcasing the digital side of Weta and have an opportunity to peruse the Weta cave museum and gift shop.

After the morning’s excitement, it’s time for a Lord of the Rings-themed, Orc-sized lunch at Scorch-O-Rama cafe.

Having seen how The Lord of the Rings movies were produced, visit the sites where the movies were filmed and see why Peter Jackson chose to film in this amazing part of the world. Spend the afternoon exploring The Lord of the Rings film locations in the Hutt Valley, with stops including the Hutt River (Great River Anduin) and Harcourt Park (Gardens of Isengard and where the Orcs filled the trees).

Finally, visit Kaitoke Regional Park which was the setting for Rivendell. Situated in a thousand-year-old New Zealand native rainforest, you will see why the Elves chose to live here! See the location where Helms Deep and Minas Tirith were filmed, before returning to your Wellington hotel at the conclusion of your Lord of the Rings tour.

BOOK NOW


Enjoyed this post? Share it!