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New Zealand Explorer NZL

Visiting: New Zealand
Tour Duration 19 Days
  • The Milford Wanderer
  • Impressive Glaciers / Gareth Eyres
  • Queenstown
  • Stunning views at Mt Cook NP
  • Milford Sound
  • Tour Style: Classic
  • Tour Type: Small Groups
  • Tour Pace: Busy
  • Tour Comfort: Standard
 

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New Zealand Adventure Tour

This tour combines the best of New Zealand's North and South islands. We explore the dramatic landscapes of glaciers, volcanoes and snow-capped mountains, discover the extraordinary wildlife and roam the colourful streets of Napier. Along the way there is plenty of time to enjoy delicious Maori tribal cuisine and home-grown wine.

Tour Highlights

  • Coromandel Peninsula - Stay on a farm among the beautiful, rolling hills of the Coromandel Peninsula
  • Rotorua - Explore the geothermal landscapes of the Maori heartlands
  • Napier and Hawke’s Bay - Admire the Art Deco buildings of Napier and walk through the vineyards of Hawke’s Bay
  • Glaciers and fjords - Explore Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers
  • Queenstown - New Zealand’s adrenalin capital
  • Milford Sound - Boat trip along the tranquil fjord
  • Dunedin - Visit the Albatross Centre and discover the Edinburgh of the South

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour in Auckland

  • 2
    Guided tour of Auckland's highlights; head to Tairua

  • 3
    Exploring the Cormandel Peninsula

  • 4
    Morning on Coromandel; afternoon visit Hobbiton, overnight farmstay

  • 5
    Exploring Rotorua and Maori banquet

  • 6
    Drive to Napier via Wai-o-Tapu and Lake Taupo; visit Hawke's Bay Vineyard

  • 7
    Walking tour of Napier; drive Wellington

  • 8
    Free day in Wellington

  • 9
    Ferry across Cook Strait to Picton; drive Kaikoura

  • 10
    Optional whale watching trip

  • 11
    Drive to Hokitika optional Tranz Alpine to Greymouth

  • 12
    Drive to Fox Glacier

  • 13
    Visit Fox Glacier then drive via Wanaka to Queenstown

  • 14
    In Queenstown

  • 15
    Drive to Milford Sounds; cruise to Te Anau

  • 16
    Drive to Dunedin with wildlife spotting on the peninsula

  • 17
    Morning free in Dunedin. afternoon drive to Mount Cook via Moeraki Boulders

  • 18
    Drive to Christchurch

  • 19
    Tour ends in Christchurch

Tour notes

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Included meals 18 1 2
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Bus, Boat, Ferry
Accommodation
15 nights Standard Hotel
2 nights Standard Lodge
1 night Standard Farmstay
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader / Driver
Group Size
Generally 10 - 15