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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 dinners

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 Hotel: 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
For additional pre- and post-program accommodation, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org.

Copthorne Hotel Rotorua: Rotorua, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
Fenton Street
Rotorua, 3010 New Zealand
phone: +64 -7-348-0199
web: 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.

Ascot Park Hotel: Invercargill, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Take a dip in Ascot Park’s indoor heated pool, enjoy a sauna or spa, stroll the beautiful gardens or get out and about in Invercargill.

Contact info:
41 Racecourse Road
Invercargill, 9840 New Zealand
phone: +64 3 217 6195
web: www.ascotparkhotel.co.nz/

Facility amenities: Guest Services & Facilities: 24hr reception Wireless internet available. First 100mbs free Tea and coffee facilities in every room Complimentary shuttle to and from the airport and into town Porters All rooms are smoke free Guest laundry Dry cleaning service Off-street car parking directly outside most rooms Disabled access facilities available Bar and restaurant on-site Room service Child minding Currency exchange service Business centre with internet access Spa, sauna and indoor heated pool Fitness area with a wide range of fitness and weights equipment Great tavern complex - Lucky Clover Gaming Bar and Sportsman Bar, Ascot Tavern - with a pool table, darts, TAB and gaming lounge.

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

Elevator: Yes

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 10 minute walk of 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

Edgewater Resort: Wanaka, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Edgewater is in a stunning location at the foot of Mt. Aspiring National Park and on the edge of Lake Wanaka. With lawns stretching right to the water’s edge, Edgewater Resort is a welcoming retreat. It is a flat lake-side walk into the centre of town.

Contact info:
Sargood Drive
Wanaka, 9343 New Zealand
phone: +64 3 443 0011
web: www.edgewater.co.nz

Room amenities: All rooms have televisions, tea- & coffee-making facilities and en-suite bathrooms. All open out to a balcony or patio.

Facility amenities: Edgewater Resort has a spa, sauna, tennis courts and a 9-hole putting green.

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

Elevator: Yes

Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier: Fox Glacier, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located on the very edge of the Westland World Heritage Park.

Contact info:
State Highway 6
Franz Josef, 0000 New Zealand
phone: +64 -3-752-0729
web: www.scenichotelgroup.co.nz

Room amenities: Room facilities include heating, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, television, refrigerator, internet access and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include guest laundry, spa pool, internet kiosk and games area.

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

Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square Hotel: Christchurch, 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Novotel Christchurch is a premium, landmark hotel located in the heart of Christchurch's Cathedral Square. The Novotel Christchurch is only moments to main attractions, Cathedral Square, Cashel St Pop-Up Mall, Hagley Park, Christchurch Business District and 30min from Christchurch Airport.

Contact info:
52 Cathedral Square
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
phone: +64 3 372 2111
web: www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-6592-novotel-christchurch-cathedral-square/index.shtml

Room amenities: Each room has an ensuite bath or shower, charged wireless Internet access, double-glazed windows, a work area, large LCD TV, pay movies, a safe and a hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Featuring 154 contemporary rooms, high-end amenities and WIFI internet (surcharge). Hotel facilities include gym, guest laundry, restaurant, bar and meeting rooms catering for up to 250 delegates.

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

Elevator: Yes



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.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
24 nights of accommodations
68 meals: 24 breakfasts, 22 lunches, 22 dinners
10 Expert-led lectures
52 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances
2 Flights during the program

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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