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Northern Choice plus Kaikoura (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, 12 Days) - Contiki

Northern Choice plus Kaikoura (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, 12 Days)

12 days
4.7
(5,240)
From Auckland to Christchurch
Tour Operator:
Contiki
Max group size:
50
Age range:
18 to 35
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
224253
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Itinerary

Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch! With the Explorer tour Northern Choice plus Kaikoura (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, 12 Days), you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 10 other destinations in New Zealand. Northern Choice plus Kaikoura (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, 12 Days) includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Auckland to Paihia via Whangarei
  2. Day 2: Paihia
  3. Day 3: Paihia to Auckland
  4. Day 4: Auckland to Rotorua
  5. Day 5: Rotorua
  6. Day 6: Rotorua to Lake Taupo via Huka Falls
  7. Day 7: Lake Taupo to Mount Ruapehu
  8. Day 8: Mount Ruapehu to Wellington
  9. Day 9: Wellington
  10. Day 10: Wellington to Kaikoura via Picton
  11. Day 11: Kaikoura
  12. Day 12: Kaikoura to Christchurch
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

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Reviews About This Operator

  • Sam
    · June 8th, 2020
    not even exaggerating when I say this. my time spent in sweet as south was literally the best time of my life. never... Show more
  • Karrina
    · January 30th, 2020
    Best tour I've ever been on!! The itinerary was comprehensive, the activities amazing and the group made this the... Show more
  • Sarah
    · January 7th, 2020
    This was the best trip of my life. I travelled solo and made some incredible friends on the tour ! The tour manager,... Show more

Dates & Availability

12 days
Northern Choice plus Kaikoura (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, 12 Days)
From Auckland to Christchurch
No credit card fees

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    Type I
    New Zealand
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    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before March 10th, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after March 10th, 2022, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 45 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Contiki will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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  • Accessibility
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