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Christmas Tour 2023

December 23, 2023 - December 28, 2023


Christmas Tour 23rd – 28th December 2023

$1,775pp twin share. Single room supplement $395
Ashburton – Dunedin – Methven – Christchurch – Lots of Sightseeing

Christmas Tour 2023 Details

Travel on a quality touring coach, transport to and from your door, five-night’s accommodation, evening meals and cooked breakfasts, Christmas lunch, Steampunk HQ & Sightseeing.

Day 1 – Sat 23rd Dec, Nelson – Ashburton
Today we begin our Christmas Tour after picking you up from your door. We will head south via the Lewis Pass to Ashburton stopping somewhere to have some lunch. After lunch we will continue to Ashburton where we will be staying at Hotel Ashburton for the night. The evening meal will be in the Hotel.

Day 2 – Sun 24th Dec, Ashburton – Dunedin
This morning will be up and away heading to Dunedin where you will have Christmas. There will be a quick stop at the Forks Hotel for you to be told the story behind Ted’s Bottle of beer which has been in the hotel since 1939. We will be checking into the Scenic Hotel for the next two nights so you may have time to catch up with family and friends.

Day 3 – Mon 25th Dec, Dunedin
This is where you will be having Christmas day to rest and take in the beautiful scenery with David of the area before having a lovely traditional Christmas lunch in the hotel. After lunch you will have time to rest or go for a walk to make room for an Evening meal.

Day 4 – Tue 26th Dec, Dunedin – Methven
We will travel from Dunedin to Methven. You will be visiting the Steampunk HQ in Oamaru on the way which you will find interesting. Don’t forget about the Hot Pools in Methven. You should get time on your arrival to get a quick swim in. Tonight, we will be staying at the Methven Resort Hotel.  Evening meal will be in the Resort.

Day 5 – Wed 27th Dec, Methven – Christchurch
We will be heading to Christchurch via Mount Hutt. This will be some different scenery for you to enjoy. You should have time to visit family and friends in the afternoon or go and do something you wish to (maybe shoe shopping for those who know me).

Day 6 – Thu 28th Dec, Christchurch – Nelson
We will be travelling via the East Coast back to Nelson.

Package price per person: $1,775.00       Single $2,170.00
Single room supplement: $395.00
Deposit due: On Booking $500.00
Final payment due: 30 November 2023

Please give us a call if you would like to book or if you have any questions. Minor details of the tour may change from that shown in this itinerary. If you have mobility issues that may concern you regarding getting on and off the coach please give us a call and we can discuss this. Please advise us of any special dietary needs. Door-to-door transport may not be available if you live out of the nearby Nelson region. The tour is subject to minimum numbers.

Booking Form

To register your interest in this leisure trip please fill out the form below.
We'll phone you the week before with your pick-up details. Thanks!


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December 23, 2023
December 28, 2023
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