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John & Linda Galston

Doug & Margaret McCallum

Mags Shorey 


New Zealand Itinerary 2019 

Travel Arranger : Alistair Tod- Phone (within New Zealand) 021-489-976 

Last Updated : 2nd February 2019

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27th March 2019

Linda / Margaret / Mags (LMM)

Arrive 7.55am on UA9171 

Transfer to domestic terminal (self or we can arrange a transfer assistant for you) : 

NZ5071 to Nelson @ 11.30am. 

Arrives Nelson @ 12.55pm

On arrival in Nelson you will be met by a representative of Te Koi to transfer you to the Lodge at Te Koi. 

Te Koi - Reservation Ali - 27th March for 4 nights. 

28th/29th/30th March 

Own arrangements

31st March

Late check out has been arranged at this stage, however if a booking comes in the interim, the ladies are more than welcome to use lounges until departure for flight : 

Depart Te Koi : 4pm. 

Nelson to Christchurch Flight NZ5071 departs at 5.35pm 

Transfer details from Christchurch to Hilton TBA

Check in Hilton Chateau on the Park - Deluxe Rooms, room only. 

Mags and Margie - 1 night 31st March, then have own booking with NZ Trails on the 1st April 

Linda - 2 nights booked - 31st / 1st.  

11th April


Arrive NZ1 from LAX at 5.15am 

Transfer to domestic to meet NZ8091 departing at 8.05am

8.55am Arrival Taupo. 

A Taupo Private Transfers driver will be at the airport to transfer you to Lake Taupo Lodge (early check in requested but not guaranteed).

Lake Taupo Lodge for 3 nights confirmed - Gary

12th / 13th / 14th April


Fly Fishing with Chris Brennan all three days - includes licences / lunches / fishing gear that may be required. 


14th April 


At completion of fishing transfer to Airport (Taupo Private Transfers will collect you at 5pm for a 6.10pm departure on NZ8096). 

Arrive Auckland at 7pm 


NZ566 from Christchurch departs at 6pm, arriving in Auckland at 7.20pm 

All to meet at domestic arrivals and transferred to Botswana Butchery (self booking made ?) for dinner at recommended time of 8.15pm. 

Final ferry at 10.15pm from ferry terminal to Waiheke Island. 

The Boatshed representatives will meet you at the wharf to transfer you to the Boatshed - Reservation confirmed for 3 nights. 

17th April 2019

Ferry Time TBA 

Alistair will collect you from the ferry for journey to French Country House. 

Lunch on the way at The Falls Retreat, Karanagahake Gorge. 

Check in to French Country House for 3 nights. 

18th April 2019

Ladies pampering at FCH.


Gents Kingtide Flyfishing experience - collected by Lucas the guide at 8.30am. 


19th April 2019

Activities yet to be advised. 


20th April 2019

8.30am Depart FCH

10am Te Puia tour + cultural performance

Transfer by road to Taupo, where board helicopter at 1.15pm for flight to Craggy Range for lunch. 

Alistair to follow (arrival approx 3.30/3.45pm) to transfer rest of way to Cape Kidnappers (20 minutes drive). 

Check into Hilltop Suites for 3 nights. 

21st / 22nd April 2019

Own arrangements at Farm at Cape Kidnappers. 

23rd April 2019

10am - Pickup from Farm at Cape Kidnappers by Taupo Private Transfers and transfer to Huka Lodge. 

24th / 25th / 26th April 2019

Own arrangements at Huka Lodge, except : 

25th - Levante - Chris Jolly Outdoors from 9am - 1pm. 

27th April 2019

Flight details TBA - transfer from Huka Lodge to Taupo Airport by Taupo Private Transfers Ltd. 

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