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Trekking in New Zealand - Exodus Travels
20 days

Trekking in New Zealand

From Auckland to Christchurch
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
11
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33532
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Highlights

  • Hike through Tongariro National Park
  • Explore Fox Glacier on New Zealand’s South Island
  • Discover the beauty of Milford Sound

Itinerary

Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch! With the hiking & trekking tour Trekking in New Zealand, you have a 20 day tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 21 other destinations in New Zealand. Trekking in New Zealand includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Auckland
  2. Day 2: Travel to Rotorua
  3. Day 3: Visit the Waiotapu Thermal Reserve; hike through the Jurassic-like rainforest of Whirinaki Forest Park
  4. Day 4: South to Tongariro; trek east to west through park
  5. Day 5: Trek through moonscape of scarlet lava flows and alongside surreal turquoise lakes
  6. Day 6: To Wellington; free time
  7. Day 7: Short and scenic flight to Nelson; to Abel Tasman; water taxi into Park
  8. Day 8: Walk Abel Tasman NP coastal track; to Murchison
  9. Day 9: To Paparoa N.P.; hike up Fox River to the Ballroom Overhang
  10. Day 10: Hike out of canyon; drive to Punakaiki, Pancake Rocks, Hokitika and Fox Glacier
  11. Day 11: Fox Glacier trek; to Makarora
  12. Day 12: Heli-flight into Mt Aspiring NP; land in remote Siberia Valley; hike up valley to a glacial lake
  13. Day 13: Hike above the Siberia River; jetboat trip down Wilkin River; transfer to Queenstown
  14. Day 14: Free day in Queenstown
  15. Day 15: To Te Anau; afternoon hike on the Kepler Track
  16. Day 16: Drive to Milford Sound; optional boat cruise into the fjord; to Te Anau
  17. Day 17: Drive through Mackenzie Country to Aoraki/Mt Cook
  18. Day 18: Hike up to Mueller Ridge via Sealy Tarns
  19. Day 19: Hike small lakes of Tasman Glacier; transfer across the Canterbury Plains to Christchurch
  20. Day 20: End Christchurch
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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

Camping

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  • A
    February 13, 2013
    An absolutely brilliant three weeks in the most wonderful country. Everything as described in the trip notes, and more. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Difficult to decide, but some of the highlights were the trip up to Abel Tasman... Show more
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    December 18, 2012
    The trip was an unending variety of activities and experiences; physically tiring but without the stresses sometimes felt in non English speaking countries.  It was a superb trip but 3 weeks is barely enough time and I have returned home with a list of... Show more
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  • A
    December 12, 2012
    We packed so much in the three weeks that it was necessary to come back home and sit down with the itinerary. notes etc. to appreciate just how much we had achieved!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Imposible to single out just one... Show more
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    January 23, 2012
    An action-filled three weeks. The trip was well organised to fit so much in the time.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I enjoyed the two days in Siberia the most; as well as Milford Sound and around Holyford.What did you think of your... Show more
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  • A
    January 20, 2012
    Fantastic jam packed three weeks in the wonderful New Zealand. The trip was more than I could have hoped for, New Zealand would be a great back drop for any visit. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?So many great days, so many great... Show more
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    January 20, 2012
    Fantastic jam packed three weeks in the wonderful New Zealand. The trip was more than I could have hoped for, New Zealand would be a great back drop for any visit. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?So many great days, so many great... Show more
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    December 05, 2011
    New Zealand exceeded my expectations and the trip provided even more than the brochure promises. The value for money was exceptional. There was such a diversity of landscape and no end to the opportunities to explore it to the full.What was the most... Show more
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    December 05, 2011
    New Zealand exceeded my expectations and the trip provided even more than the brochure promises. The value for money was exceptional. There was such a diversity of landscape and no end to the opportunities to explore it to the full.What was the most... Show more
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  • A
    August 04, 2011
    I have had great diffuculty rating this trip and even with the benefit of time, I just cannot give it more than 4 stars, I really wanted too but although there is nothing wrong with the trip at all and it is exactly as promised in the brochure, I can't... Show more
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    August 04, 2011
    I have had great diffuculty rating this trip and even with the benefit of time, I just cannot give it more than 4 stars, I really wanted too but although there is nothing wrong with the trip at all and it is exactly as promised in the brochure, I can't... Show more
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20 days
Trekking in New Zealand
From Auckland to Christchurch
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