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Road Scholar
Program #3304RJ
27 Days | 26 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 68 total, 24 breakfasts, 22 lunches, 22 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Mercure Auckland: Auckland, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Situated in the centre of Auckland and within walking distance to picturesque Waitemata Harbour.

Contact info:
8 Customs Street
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
phone: +64 -9-377-8920
web: www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-1721-mercure-auckland/index.shtml

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television, telephone, refrigerator, iron/ironing board, Internet & PC connection and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a laundry service, fitness facilities and safety deposit box facilities

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBA in Preparatory Material
The Program Provider can arrange additional accommodation for participants arriving earlier or departing later than the group. A Request form will be included with the Preparatory Material, or participants can contact the Provider direct by email.

Copthorne Hotel Rotorua: Rotorua, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
Fenton Street
Rotorua, 3010 New Zealand
phone: +64 -7-348-0199
web: http://www.millenniumhotels.co.nz/copthornerotorua/

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television, telephone, refrigerator, iron/ironing board and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a heated swimming pool, spa, sauna, tennis court, gymnasium, guest laundry and safety deposit box facilities.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Bridge Fishing Lodge: Turangi, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located on the banks of the tranquil Tongariro River.

Contact info:
State Highway 1
Turangi, 3334 New Zealand
phone: +64 -7-386-8804
web: www.bridgefishinglodge.co.nz

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, refrigerator, television, telephone, electric blankets and hair dryers (on request).

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a sauna, spa pool, hair dryers on request and a guest laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Copthorne Hotel Wellington, Oriental Bay: Wellington, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The hotel has stunning views of Wellington's delightful harbour. It is located on the edge of Wellington's central business district and offers easy, flat walking access to many of the city's attractions including Te Papa Tongarewa: Museum of New Zealand.

Contact info:
73 Roxburgh Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
phone: +64 -4-385-0279
web: www.millenniumhotels.co.nz/copthorneorientalbay/index.html

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making, ISD telephone, television, refrigerator, ironing facilities and electric blankets (upon request).

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a heated swimming pool, cocktail bar, guest laundry facilities and a safety deposit box.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Mercure Hotel Leisure Lodge: Dunedin, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located adjacent to Dunedin Botanic Gardens.

Contact info:
Duke Street
Dunedin, New Zealand
phone: +64 3 477 5360
web: www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-6222-mercure-dunedin-leisure-lodge/index.shtml

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television, telephone, refrigerator, iron/ironing board, Internet & PC connection and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a laundry service, internet access, fitness facilities and safety deposit box facilities.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Western Southland Farm Stays: Western Southland Farm Stay, 2 nights
Type: Private Home

Description: These farms offer a wide variety of farming operations which include raising sheep, deer, cattle, and intensive cropping, and the visitor will receive an insight into how rural New Zealander's live and work.

Contact info:
(C/- Odyssey Travel Head Office
Northfields Ave, Wollongong NSW 2572 Aust)
Invercargill, New Zealand
phone: +61 -2-4224-7030
web: www.farmhost.co.nz

Room amenities: All homes offer quality accommodation with a high standard of comfort and cleanliness.

Facility amenities: All farm stay properties are owner operated, providing warm, comfortable accommodation with magnificent rural scenery.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Some venues will have private facilities, whilst others will provide a shared family bathroom with separate toilet facilities.

Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau: Te Anau, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Set amongst manicured gardens on the tranquil shores of Lake Te Anau.

Contact info:
20 Lakefront Drive
Te Anau, 9600 New Zealand
phone: +64 -3-249-7421
web: www.millenniumhotels.co.nz/kingsgateteanau/index.html

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television, telephone, refrigerator, hairdryer and electric blankets.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a guest laundry, foreign exchange and safety deposit box facilities.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview: Queenstown, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview is located within a 10min walk to the town centre and all rooms enjoy superb lake and mountain views.

Contact info:
88 Frankton Road
Queenstown, 9300 New Zealand
phone: +64 -3-442-7950
web: www.millenniumhotels.co.nz/copthornequeenstownlakeview/index.html

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television, telephone, refrigerator, iron/ironing board, electric blankets and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a spa pool, guest laundry and safety deposit box facility.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Mount Aspiring Hotel: Wanaka, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The hotel is located within walking distance to the shores of Lake Wanaka.

Contact info:
109 Mount Aspiring Road
Wanaka, 9305 New Zealand
phone: +64 -3-443-8216
web: www.wanakanz.com

Room amenities: Room facilities include balcony/patio, tea/coffee making facilities, refrigerator, television, in-house video movies and ISD telephone.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a lounge area & open log fireplace.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier: Fox Glacier, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
Main Road
Fox Glacier, New Zealand
phone: +64 -3-751-0839
web: www.scenichotelgroup.co.nz

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee facilities, telephone, television, refrigerator, electric blankets and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include guest laundry, safety deposit box and shuttle bus.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Riccarton Motor Lodge: Christchurch, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located close to Hagley Park as well as the South Island's largest shopping mall.

Contact info:
241 Riccarton Road
Christchurch, New Zealand
phone: +64 3 341 3096
web: www.riccartonmotorlodge.co.nz/

Room amenities: Tea & coffee making facilities; satellite tv; iron & ironing board; hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Laundry

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Mount Aspiring Hotel: Christchurch, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The hotel is located within walking distance to the shores of Lake Wanaka.

Contact info:
109 Mount Aspiring Road
Wanaka, 9305 New Zealand
phone: +64 -3-443-8216
web: www.wanakanz.com

Room amenities: Room facilities include balcony/patio, tea/coffee making facilities, refrigerator, television, in-house video movies and ISD telephone.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a lounge area & open log fireplace.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.



The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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24 nights of accommodations
68 meals: 24 breakfasts, 22 lunches, 22 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
40 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
2 Flights during the program

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