Dragon Club New Zealand Badminton Tour

Updated: 21/9/01

When:              Sunday 20th to Sunday 27th January 2002, 8 days.
Where:             From Brisbane to North Island, New Zealand (Auckland,
Hamilton & Rotorua).
Cost:                Estimated A$1099 per Adult (12+), $1055 for unders.

Price includes

         return airfares from Brisbane to New Zealand,
         all accommodation,
         all transportation in NZ,
         most meals,
         all activities, sight seeing and entries to all as listed in 'Tour
Program', and
         all badminton play.
Tour Program:
 
           Auckland:
         City Tour of Auckland (City of Sails)
         Sky Tower - one of tallest in the world, Auckland latest landmark
with extensive views of the city!
         America's Cup & Maritime Museum
         Sight seeing Cruise of Auckland Harbour
         Kelly Tarlton's Antarctic Encounter & Underwater World - Antarctic
landscape & journey below ocean
         Magical Waiheke Island, golden sand beaches, tour of the island &
optional visit to famous winery
         Mount Eden - summit of this dormant volcano once home to an
ancient Maori tribe
         Mission Bay - enjoy a cup of coffee in the most relaxing and
beautiful scenery waterfront of Auckland
         The famous Sky City Casino with live music, great bars &
restaurants
         Shopping - Queens Street Mall, Victoria Park market, Parnell
Shopping Village, Davenport Village
         Badminton friendly matches and play at local clubs
 
Hamilton:
         City Tour - see New Zealand's biggest and most majestic waterway -
the Waikato river
         Visits to Hamilton Garden, optional tour to the zoo, museum &
river cruise
         Badminton friendly matches and play at local clubs
 
    Rotorua & surrounding area:
         City Tour - experience the natural smell of sulphur!
         Waitomo Glowworm Caves - see thousands of tiny glow worm lights up
         Visit to local Maori Village - see the famous haka dance,
experience Maori culture
         Visit to the thermal reserve, see roaring geysers, boiling mud,
colourful silica deposits, & steaming pools
         Polynesian natural thermal spas - most popular and attracts
tourists from all over the world!
         Visit to Lake Taupo, huka falls, Geothermal power station
         Badminton friendly matches and play at local clubs
 
Optional activities:
 
Crewing on an America's Cup Yacht, Museums, Zoos/Farms, White water rafting,
Shotover Jets, Rainbow Springs, Prawn Farm, Winery Tours, Parasailing,
Gliding, Helicopter flights, Skydiving, Bungy-jumps, Water-skiing, Mountain
biking, 4-wheel bike rides, golf, tennis, horse riding, fishing, swimming,
diving, canoeing and windsurfing.

Please note this is a non profit trip organised by our club. No profit is or
will be added to any expenditure incurred in the entire trip, other than a
$50 administrative/subsidy fee to the club, which is on top of the $1099.
Non Dragon Club members as of 23rd Sept 2001 pay $100 extra. See or email us
at sec@dragonclub.org, to enroll or if you have any questions! Seats are very
limited in such holiday period so we suggest you act pretty quick if you
would like to join us in this fabulous and guaranteed enjoyable trip. We
plan to close applications by 30th September 2001. We hope you can join us!
The Dragon Club.

Dragon Badminton Club, Griffith University, Mount Gravatt