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Milford Hiking Adventure - Active Adventures
14 days

Milford Hiking Adventure

From Christchurch to Christchurch
Tour Operator:
Active Adventures
Max group size:
14
Age range:
16 to 90
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
171921
From
US $7,474
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Highlights

  • Go for a hike in the winter wonderland of Franz Josef Glacier
  • Cruise on the tranquil waters of mystical Milford Sound
  • Be one with nature on a hike through Fiordland National Park

Itinerary

Start and end in Christchurch! With the hiking & trekking tour Milford Hiking Adventure, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 17 other destinations in New Zealand. Milford Hiking Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive, hike Castle Hill
  2. Day 2: Rainforest and beach hikes in Punakaiki
  3. Day 3 : Hike Point Elizabeth, visit Hokitika and explore Lake Mahinapua
  4. Day 4 : Hike to Franz Josef Glacier
  5. Day 5: Hike Diamond Lake, explore Wanaka
  6. Day 6: Free day in Queenstown
  7. Days 7 to 11: Option A, Active Great Walks Discovery
  8. Day 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11: Multi-day options
  9. Days 7 to 11: Option B, Milford Track Guided Walk (from US$799 + 15% tax)
  10. Day 12: Hike Sam Summers Track, visit local winery
  11. Day 13: Hike Aoraki Mt Cook National Park
  12. Day 14: Depart for home
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Lodge
Chalet

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    · December 03, 2019
    This was a wonderful trip! Our first time in New Zealand -- what an enchanting country. Jackie and Lauren were great hosts: efficient, safe transport, wonderful food, and a fount of information and knowledge about our travels and in response to... Show more
    Trip date: February 2019
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    · October 04, 2019
    Another great adventure with Active Adventures. We certainly enjoyed our tour of the South Island and completing one of our bucket list items of hiking the Milford Track. Kim and Ruby were great hosts and continued our trend of having great tour guides.... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · April 23, 2019
    The trip was without flaws or glitches. The country is beautiful. Our guides and fellow hikers were very enjoyable people. Certainly I hope to travel again with Active Adventures and will look on the North Island and Europe.
    Trip date: July 2019
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    · April 15, 2019
    Well planned thought out trip. Attention to detail. We have great memories of all the different things we experienced. Loved our guides. A great time. Thanks so much
    Trip date: March 2019
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    · February 25, 2019
    Chip and I were so very excited to travel to the south island and start our trip with Active Adventures and were blown away by the beautiful, pristine scenery and wonderful people including three of the greatest guides, Liana, Mel and D.K.!! We hiked... Show more
    Trip date: January 2019
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  • A
    · February 24, 2019
    Koru and Emma worked so hard and made this such an amazing experience. I didn't want it to end - will definitely be back for more!!
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · February 24, 2019
    This trip includes every different geographic environment on the island.
    Trip date: April 2019
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  • A
    · February 24, 2019
    Organized, calm, fun, smart, hardworking and caring
    Trip date: January 2019
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  • A
    · February 20, 2019
    Loved everything about the trip. The Maori stories and legends were very interesting. The food was excellent. Mel is a great cook! Thanks again to Mel, Liana and Dan K. for being such gracious hosts.
    Trip date: January 2019
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  • A
    · February 14, 2019
    The Manuka trip is an amazing way to see the South Island, and learn about the culture, environment and history...and get lots of good hiking/tramping!!! The Active team is tremendous; knowledgable and fun! Great food and lots of it!
    Trip date: January 2019
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Dates & Availability

14 days
Milford Hiking Adventure
From Christchurch to Christchurch
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