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Reviewed 14 December 2023 via mobile

We highly recommend First Light Travel to organise any NZ adventure. We are from the Uk, and visited Aus, NZ and Fiji over a 6 week period during October & November.
We organised our accommodation and activities in Aus and Fiji, but wanted expert local knowledge for our 3 week visit to NZ without paying double commission to UK and NZ agents!
Michelle Srzich was outstanding in listening to our wish list, and then providing suggested accommodation and activities for our trip! We had a couple of back and forths and ended up with a bespoke trip that we had compiled from stories we had from friends who had visited NZ.
A key requirement was to spend a minimum of 2 nights in each location, so that we had time to explore and experience the places we visited rather than just passing through! The trip worked out exactly as planned apart from our boat trip from Kaikoura to see whales. A helicopter is sent out each morning to see if the whales were playing ball! Unfortunately they were not on the day we had planned! We were offered the chance to rebook or receive a refund! We chose the latter, and FLT were able to refund this! The highlights of our trip were:
Queenstown, TSS Ernslaw boat trip across the lake
Mt Cook, glacier walk and visit to “The Old Mountaneers” restaurant in Mt Cook Village.
Return Train trip from Christchurch to Arthur’s Pass
Kaikoura dolphin boat trip
Bleinham vineyard cycle tour
Edwin Fox historic boat museum visit in Picton
Ferry crossing from Picton to Wellington
Lake Taupo and Hukka falls visit
Rotorua - Waiotapu thermal Park

Date of experience: November 2023
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Reviewed 27 November 2023

It was a pleasure working with Michelle Srzich at First Light Travel. Michelle was very responsive and informative and helped us plan and enjoy a wonderful vacation.

Date of experience: October 2023
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Reviewed 27 November 2023

I would highly recommend First Light Travel if you are interested in doing a trip around New Zealand. Rachael, Neelah and their colleagues listened carefully to our preferences during the planning stage, and organized a wonderful itinerary for us that included top class accommodations and excellent tours. They also responded quickly and professionally to address our questions before, during and after our trip.

Date of experience: November 2023
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Reviewed 25 November 2023

First Light Travel organised our wonderful 6 night self-drive trip to Tasmania. Can't fault the service, from packaging up our itinerary, to communication throughout including detailed instructions for the trip, to the quality of the inclusions. From Launceston to Hobart, we had great hotels, car hire and tours, including side trip to Cradle Mountain, cruise to Wine Glass Bay and a day at Port Arthur. Easy distances to cover each day. Loved it!!

Date of experience: November 2023
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Reviewed 23 November 2023

We had the "trip of a lifetime!" First Light Travel planned an amazing adventure based on the experiences we requested. Our self-drive itinerary was easy to follow and gave us varied accomodations and breathtaking excursions. We would definitely recommend this company.

Date of experience: November 2023
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