Health & Safety
This tour involves standing and walking for up to 1 hour at a time over inclined or uneven streets.
Guests in wheelchairs may be accommodated, but please understand some sites are not wheelchair accessible.
Passports & Visas
A visa is required for guests traveling to New Zealand with US or Canadian passports. The may be processed online and total costs (including conservation fees) are about $30USD. For details, please see the official visa website for New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas/apply-for-a-visa/about-visa/nzeta
In the spirit of "Travel Happy" we do not believe in hidden fees - no options are sold on tour.
TRIPLE (3 bed) rooms are limited and not guaranteed in all hotels. Triples are suitable with families with small children who can share a bed with a parent - not recommended for three adults.
It's important everyone has a great dining experience while traveling with us! If you have a special meal restriction (i.e. no raw fish, no cheese, etc), please let us know. We will do our best to oblige, but we regret some dietary preferences may not be available due to cultural differences.
Due to limited luggage space aboard trains, large suitcases may not travel along during the train ride. Please prepare a day bag with your essential belongings.
Porterage service is not available all areas. We suggest traveling light. In case you have luggage which is not needed on tour, we can store them in our first hotel and retrieve them on the last day.