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Ultimate South - Hiking New Zealand
15 days

Ultimate South

From Nelson to Queenstown
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
11
Age range:
14 to 65 year olds
Operated in:
English
From
US $2,889
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Places You’ll See

  • Abel Tasman NP
    Abel Tasman NP
  • Hokitika
    Hokitika
  • Mount Cook
    Mount Cook
  • Lake Hawea
    Lake Hawea
  • Wanaka
    Wanaka
  • Milford Sound
    Milford Sound
  • Queenstown
    Queenstown
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. DAY 1 NELSON TO ABEL TASMAN 13.5 km/4 hours hiking
    Start point Nelson-iSITE, 77 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, Nelson 7010, New Zealand 10:00
  2. DAY 2 BARK BAY TO ANCHORAGE 8.5-12 km/3-5 hours hiking
  3. DAY 3 ANCHORAGE TO MURCHISON 15 km/3 hours paddling
  4. DAY 4 MURCHISON TO BALLROOM OVERHANG 8 km/3-4 hours hiking
  5. DAY 5 BALLROOM OVERHANG TO HOKITIKA 6 km/3 hours hiking
  6. DAY 6 HOKITIKA TO ARTHUR'S PASS 39 km/4-5 hours biking
  7. DAY 7 ARTHUR'S PASS TO EDWARDS HUT 7 km/5-6 hours hiking
  8. DAY 8 EDWARDS VALLEY TO MT SOMERS 7 km/5-6 hours hiking
  9. DAY 9 MT SOMERS TO AORAKI/MT COOK 8 km/5 hours hiking
  10. DAY 10 AORAKI/MT COOK TO LAKE HAWEA, 4km/2 hours hiking
  11. DAY 11 LAKE HAWEA TO ASPIRING HUT 14km/6 hours hiking
  12. DAY 12 ASPIRING HUT - KNOBS FLAT 8km.3 hours hiking
  13. DAY 13 KNOBS FLAT - MILFORD 2 hour cruise (or Milford kayaking option*) 5 km/3 hours hiking
  14. DAY 14 KNOBS FLAT - QUEENSTOWN 2 km/45 minutes hiking
  15. DAY 15 QUEENSTOWN - TOUR ENDS
    End point Queenstown, Pinewood Lodge, 48 Hamilton Road, Queenstown, Otago Region 9300, New Zealand
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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      Hut

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          June 13, 2018
          I was on the Ultimate South Island Adventure in February and really enjoyed the whole of it, including the rainy days! The communication and organisation leading up to the trip and on it was very good. Our guide for the 2 weeks, Kathryn, was excellent... Show more
          Trip date: March 2018

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        Frequently asked questions

          • Do I need a visa for this tour?

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          • Is there a guide?

            A guide will accompany you on the tour.

          • Are meals included?

            Selected meals are included as per the itinerary.

          • Is transport included?

            Transport is included on this tour.

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