A TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND ALUMNO: JAVIER MUÑOZ LAGUNACURSO: 2º BACHILLERATO 2012-1013
LOOKING FOR A FLIGHT…Málaga (Spain)- Auckland (New Zealand)TRIP OUT Date City Time Check-in timeDeparture Monday Málaga (AGP) 17:20 16:35 1/7/2013Arrival Wednesday Auckland 22:25 ------- 3/7/2013 (AKL) Flight Company: Lufthansa 2 stops (Francfort and Singapur)
JET LAG IS SO ANNOYING!! Auckland (New Zealand)- Málaga (Spain)TRIP BACK Date City Time Check-in timeDeparture 14/7/2013 Auckland 23:59 23:00 (AKL)Arrival 16/7/2013 Málaga 17:20* -------- (AGP)Lufthansa 2 stops (Hong-Kong and Munich). TOTAL PRICE (round trip flight) IN EUROS (2 ADULTS+ 2 TEENAGERS)= 6,393 € *There is actually a 12 hours difference between Auckland’s time and Malaga’s.
WHAT ABOUT THE PLANNING?Date City Hotel Cost3-7-13 8-7-13 Auckland Rendezvous 5 nights 1,116 Grand Hotel euros (two Auckland separated double rooms)8-7-1310-7-13 Queenstown Novotel 2 nights 442 Queenstown euros (two Lakeside independent double rooms)10-7-13 13-7-13 Wellington James Cook 3 nights 600 Hotel Grand euros Chancellor13-7-13 14-7-13 Auckland Mercure 1 night116 euros(Final day) Auckland
WHERE ARE WE GOING NOW? CRUCIAL MAP DON’T FEEL DISORIENTED! *Order: Red-grey-brownQueenstown
MORE FLIGHTS? The whole family will need to take two more flights, one from Auckland to Queenstown and another one from Queenstown to Wellington. Once they arrive July 10th at Wellington, they will travel by bus from there to Auckland. It’s going to be such a expensive journey! PLANE 1 Auckland to 8-7-2013 600 euros = 4 Queenstown passengers PLANE 2 Queenstown to 10-7-2013 560 euros= 4 Wellington passengers Bus Wellington to 13-7-2013 200 euros for all Auckland the four family members
AUCKLAND, THE CITY OF SAILS Auckland is the largest city in the country. Auckland is popularly known as the "City of Sails" because the harbour is often dotted with hundreds of yachts and has more per capita than any other city in the world. Auckland is also home to many cultures. Although, the majority of inhabitants are European (predominantly British), there is an important amount of people who are Maori, Pacific Islander and Asian descendents. Auckland has an oceanic climate which means that it has warm, humid summers and mild, damp winters. The weather is one of the positive aspects that influences Auckland life. Moreover, Auckland is considered one of the most affordable cities world-wide to live in. Consequently, food won’t be expensive for the family. That’s a nice new!!
WHAT TO DO IN AUCKLAND Auckland Zoo it has the largest collection of native and exotic animals in New Zealand. In addition, it is only 10 minutes from the hotel! Waterfalls in the Waitakere Ranges the family will have the chance of getting immersed in a subtropical rainforest. They will discover black sand beaches, beautiful and dramatic landscapes, magical waterfalls, streams and an abundance of wildlife. Skywalk this adventure consist on a walk around the outside ring (with no hand rails, just a full body harness) the SkyTowerm, which is 192 meters above the ground.
WHAT TO DO IN AUCKLAND (2) Quad Biking guided quad bike safari in order to explore New Zealand’s diverse landscape. Kawau Island one of the largest islands in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park, is located to the east of Warkworth. The family will enjoy a leisurely day of walks intertwined with history. Auckland’s wild west this is where the Tasman Seas mighty surf pounds onto black volcanic sand, and hundreds of kilometres of walking trails meander through native forest. Auckland Museum the world’s most extensive Maori and Pacific Island Collection located within one of New Zealand’s most iconic and outstanding heritage buildings. Compulsory visit in the family’s schedule!
AUCKLAND’S PICTURESAuckland’s zoo Waterfalls in the Witakere Ranges Impressive SkyWalk Auckland’s MuseumQuad Biking in Auckland Kawau Island
QUEENSTOWN, THE CITY OF EXTREME SPORTS Queenstown is a resort town in Otago, in the south- west of New Zealands South Island. Skiing and snowboarding, jet boating, whitewater rafting, bungy jumping,mountain biking, skateboarding, tramping, Parapenting, Sky diving and fly fishing are all popular. Queenstown is a major centre for snow sports in New Zealand, with people from all over the country and many parts of the world travelling to ski. Queenstown population is about 16,600 inhabitants.
WHAT TO DO IN QUEENSTOWN Ski, snow & Ice Sports The family will try some of the most popular winter sports. Skydive all the four family members will fly from 12,000 or 15,000 feet for the first time in their lives. What an adrenaline rush! Golf a golf course will be offered for the family at Frankton Golf Club. They are casual players and they are really keen on this wonderful sport. Lake cruise They will cruise the full length of the Queenstown fiord on board of spacious, modern vessels offering excellent viewing opportunities with large windows and comfortable lounges. Such awesome views!
QUEENSTOWN PICTURES Skydiving at Queenstwon…still bored? Fiord cruise Beautiful ski fieldsGolf at Queenstown Queenstown has four main mountain skifields (Cardrona Alpine Resort, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Treble Cone).
WELLINGTON, A TRULY VERSATILE TOWN Wellington is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand. Wellington is a popular conference tourism destination due to its compact nature, cultural attractions, award-winning restaurants and access to government agencies. More than most cities, life in Wellington is dominated by its central business district. Wellingtons compact city centre supports an arts scene, café culture and nightlife much larger than many cities of a similar size.
WHAT TO DO IN WELLINGTON There are several beaches all around the cityFor instance, the family will have the chance of visiting Freyberg Beach, Balaena Bay Beach or Princess Bay Beach. View panoramic sights of the city from the top of Mt Victoria Nice chance for the family to have a view of the city as a whole. Visit the Botanic Garden Over 26 hectares (26 hm2) of unsurpassed views, unique landscape, exotic forests, native bush, colorful floral displays and gorgeous specialist gardens. Definitely, a wonderful natural environment for our visitors!
WELLINGTON PICTURESAmazing sights on the top of Mt Victoria Wellington Botanic Garden. In my view, one of the most interesting places to go! It will fascinate the family for sure!! Beach at Wellington…not bad a all!
TOTAL COST…HOTELS 1,116 + 442+ 2,274 EUROS 600+116=FOOD 1453.50 EUROS 1,453.50 EUROSACTIVITIES 3,139 EUROS 3,139 EUROSPLANES + BUS 6,393 + 7,753 EUROS 600+560+200=14,619 EUROS IN TOTAL
IS THE FAMILY ABLE TO PAY THAT HUGE AMOUNT OF MONEY?OF COURSE IT IS!!! Moreover, they are going to develop the best experience of their lives in New Zealand.