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Program #20621RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
Start of Program
Oct 29, 2014
10:20 am This program begins at Christchurch airport baggage claim area and coach to Geraldine
You will be staying at the Geraldine Motels that night.
Location: Geraldine
Nearest city or town: Timaru
Nearest highway: On the inland Scenic Route
Nearest airport: Christchurch
Transportation to site: Coach provided for all participants from Christchurch airport to Geraldine

End of Program
Nov 9, 2014
3.00 pm This program ends at Invercargill Airport
You will be staying at the Kingsgate Te Anau the night before.
Location: Te Anau
Nearest city or town: Invercargill
Nearest airport: Invercargill
Transportation to site: Coach provided from Te Anau to Invercargill airport for all participants.
Type: Motel

Description: On the South side of Geraldine, the Geraldine Motels offers clean, comfortable self-contained accommodation within 200 metres of restaurants, cafés, movie theatre and shops. Geraldine is located in South Canterbury along the Scenic Touring Routes. Enjoy the unique country village atmosphere and the wide range of cafés, galleries and shops. Geraldine Motels are just a short walk to the bowling green, tennis courts, heated swimming pool, parks, domain, museums, and bush and river walks. Two golf courses are just 5 minutes drive away. The large park-like garden behind the units borders the Waihi River and provides an excellent atmosphere for relaxation. Guests can also relax in our spa pool.

Contact info:
97 Talbot Street
Geraldine, New Zealand
phone: +64 36938501
web: www.geraldinemotels.co.nz

Room amenities: TV, radio, and Phone Fully equipped kitchens Private bathroom with shower, one unit with bath and shower Sky Television Electric heating and electric blankets Undercover parking Iron & ironing board and hair-dryer High chair and cots available Complimentary newspaper

Facility amenities: Wireless Internet (Units 7 – 13) Two Access Units Full laundry facilities Spa Pool BBQ facilities Trampoline & swing Table-tennis ¾ acres of park-like gardens along the Waihi River

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

Type: Hotel

Description: The Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau is situated amidst lush gardens, and offers enviable views over the mountains and lakes. Guest rooms are comforting and modern, while an excellent range of amenities are provided. With an on-site restaurant and bar, you needn't look far for entertainment during your stay. Set amongst manicured gardens on the tranquil shores of Lake Te Anau, Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau is the perfect base for exploring the scenic wonders of the region. Known as the "Walking Capital of the World", this area is host to some of the most breath-taking natural wonders known to man. Visit Milford Sound (120 kms), Doubtful Sound, Manapouri and the Glowworm Caves. The area has a number of awe-inspiring walks such as the Milford, Routeburn and the Kepler Tracks. Te Anau, New Zealand, hotels such as the Kingsgate Hotel Te Anau are ideally placed for experiencing the scenic beauty of this unique region.

Contact info:
20 Lakefront Drive
Te Anau, 9600 New Zealand
phone: +64 32497421
web: www.millenniumhotels.co.nz

Room amenities: 6 digital Freeview TV channels Refrigerator Tea and coffee-making facilities Hair dryer Iron and ironing board Radio alarm clock Daily newspaper (on request) Complimentary off-street parking

Facility amenities: Message Service Postal/Parcel Service Excursions and sightseeing attractions can be arranged at no extra charge Sky TV 7 digital Freeview TV channels in guest rooms Maid Service 24 hour Room Service (limited overnight) Currency Exchange Luggage Storage Newspaper Hotel Shop Wireless internet.

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

Check out time: 10:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
30 meals: 11 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 8 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
19 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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