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19 days

Walking in New Zealand (Oct Onwards)

From Auckland to Christchurch
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
16
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
147657
From
US $6,730
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Highlights

  • Explore the geothermal landscape of Rotorua
  • Walk the spectacular Tongariro Crossing
  • Discover the scenic Abel Tasman National Park by boat
  • Walk to the terminal face of spectacular Fox Glacier

Itinerary

Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch! With the walking tour Walking in New Zealand (Oct Onwards), you have a 19 day tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 24 other destinations in New Zealand. Walking in New Zealand (Oct Onwards) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip in Auckland
    Start point Hotel Reception, Copthorne Hotel, 150 Anzac Ave, Auckland, Auckland Region 1010, New Zealand 18:00 - 19:00
  2. Day 2: Travel south through Waikato region to volcanic Rotorua
  3. Day 3: Visit to Waimangu Valley geothermal park. Lake walk
  4. Day 4: Walk the iconic Tongariro Crossing
  5. Day 5: Explore Wellington
  6. Day 6: Cross the Cook Strait and Marlborough Sound to the South Island
  7. Day 7: Visit Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary. Walk along Queen Charlotte Track
  8. Day 8: Explore Abel Tasman National Park by boat and on foot
  9. Day 9: Fossils, fur seals and Pororari River Track
  10. Day 10: Walk in glacial valley
  11. Day 11: Experience Gondwanaland. Drive to Wanaka
  12. Day 12: Free day to explore Wanaka
  13. Day 13: Discover Arrowtown Chinese Settlement. Explore Queentown
  14. Day 14: Walk part of the Kepler Track
  15. Day 15: Boat cruise on Milford Sound. Walk to Key Summit
  16. Day 16: Scenic drive to Twizel through the Lindis Pass. Free afternoon
  17. Day 17: Walking in the shadow of Mount Cook
  18. Day 18: Drive to Akaroa via Lake Tekapo
  19. Day 19: Trip ends in Christchurch
    End point Departures Hall, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, New Zealand 13:00 - 13:00
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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

Hotel

Customer Reviews

  • S
    · February 26, 2020
    This is a great way to see lots of this beautiful country in a short space of time. The tour guide we had was incredibly knowledgeable and I enjoyed the drives with his commentary because of this, but there was a lot of driving (on a very comfortable... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Many thanks for your great review, we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip – it’s definitely busy but designed to get you to the highlights of New Zealand.
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    Trip date: February 2020

Dates & Availability

19 days
Walking in New Zealand (Oct Onwards)
From Auckland to Christchurch
No credit card fees
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