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New Zealand South Island Explorer - Intrepid
New Zealand South Island Explorer - Intrepid
Starts
Christchurch
+5 Destinations
New Zealand South Island
Ends
Christchurch
Age Range
15 to 70 year olds
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Highlights

Start and end in Christchurch! With the in-depth cultural tour New Zealand South Island Explorer, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 5 other destinations in New Zealand. New Zealand South Island Explorer includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Christchurch
  • Day 2: Punakaiki
  • Day 3: Franz Josef Glacier
  • Day 4: Franz Josef Glacier
  • Day 5: Queenstown
  • Day 6-7: Queenstown
  • Day 8: Doubtful Sound
  • Day 9-10: Mt Cook
  • Day 11: Christchurch
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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • December 1, 2016

      Can a 9 year old join this tour?

      The minimum age limit for this trip is 15 years old.

    • August 1, 2016

      What are the possible accommodations for this tour?

      Past accommodation used:

      *Pinewood Lodge in Queenstown
      *Glencoe Lodge in Mt. Cook
      *Breakfree in Christchurch (this is the joining and ending point of the tour).

      If you look them up online, you should have a good idea of the accommodation standard. Please note that they are subject to change and we cannot guarantee that they will be used during your departure.

    • August 1, 2016

      What is the age range on this tour?

      For this tour, passengers are in their teens, 20s, 30s and 40s. As you can see there is a huge diversity.

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      New Zealand South Island Explorer

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      Location
      Start and end in Christchurch.
      Hold my seat
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      Deposit
      TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 June 2017 the full payment of $2,795 is necessary.
      Cancellation policy
      No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2795 for New Zealand South Island Explorer, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 1,225 km.
      • Christchurch (New Zealand)
      • 190 km
      • Punakaiki (New Zealand)
      • 168 km
      • Franz Josef (New Zealand)
      • 222 km
      • Queenstown (New Zealand)
      • 135 km
      • Doubtful Sound (New Zealand)
      • 303 km
      • Mount Cook (New Zealand)
      • 206 km
      • Christchurch (New Zealand)

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