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Kiwiana Panorama (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, Summer, 16 Days)

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Kiwiana Panorama (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, Summer, 16 Days) - Contiki
Kiwiana Panorama (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, Summer, 16 Days) - Contiki
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49 reviews
Starts
Auckland
Destinations
+10
Ends
Christchurch
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Highlights

  • Experience rafting on the Kaituna River
  • Visit the ski capital of Ohakune on North Island
  • See the iconic ‘Beehive’ building in Wellington
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Lodge
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch! With the discovery tour Kiwiana Panorama (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, Summer, 16 Days), you have a 16 day tour package taking you from Auckland to Christchurch and through Auckland, New Zealand and 10 other destinations in New Zealand. Kiwiana Panorama (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, Summer, 16 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

49 Reviews

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Good
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  • A
    Written on July 3, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had a lot of fun and met a bunch of good people
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  • MJ
    Written on June 25, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Would have loved an extra night in Taupo :)
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  • LS
    Written on March 2, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Was amazing, the tour guide and driver was awesome
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  • Kiwiana Panorama (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, Summer, 16 Days) reviewer 4
    Written on December 8, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    It was an amazing trip! I did so many thrilling activities! Swinging over a canyon, Helicopter rides, Jet boat rides, Sunset Cruises, Canyoning the list goes on and on.
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  • Kiwiana Panorama (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, Summer, 16 Days) reviewer 5
    Written on July 24, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    This trip was absolute incredible! My Tour guide Katie was perfect organized and just an awesome person! The coach was comfortable and WiFi was provided. So this trip is a great opportunity to of lot of this beautiful country in a short time periode and have a lot of fun!
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  • Kiwiana Panorama (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, Summer, 16 Days) reviewer 6
    Written on May 12, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Without fail every time I travel with Contiki I have the best time! They include everything - make it all easy - super comfy coaches, knowledgeable staff and drivers, and such a great attitude
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  • R
    Written on April 2, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The contiki in New Zealand is definitely on of the best things I've ever done, due to no small part to Susie. She was incredibly knowledgeable, funny and really made it seem like we were part of a family. Kia Ora Susie :)
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  • B
    Written on March 3, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had a wonderful trip to New Zealand due to the trip manager. Susie was a phenomenal leader full of energy and fun who was so helpful for all of us and encouraged all of us to have the best trip. She really made us a family. Chur
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  • S
    Written on March 2, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I was blown away by my experiences in New Zealand and by the support we received from Susie and Pat at every step of the way! Their enthusiasm was infectious and was such an important part of what made this trip so memorable.
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  • R
    Written on March 1, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I went on my first Contiki in New Zealand and was extremely lucky to get Susie as our tour manager! She was so knowledgeable, fun and super helpful with everything. I would definitely love to have Susie as a tour manager again!!
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Auckland to Rotorua
  2. Day 2: Rotorua
  3. Day 3: Rotorua to Lake Taupo via Huka Falls
  4. Day 4: Lake Taupo to Mount Ruapehu
  5. Day 5: Mount Ruapehu to Wellington
  6. Day 6: Wellington
  7. Day 7: Wellington to Christchurch via Picton and Kaikoura
  8. Day 8: Christchurch to Franz Josef via Arthers Pass and Hokitika
  9. Day 9: Franz Josef Glacier
  10. Day 10: Franz Josef Glacier to Queenstown
  11. Day 11: Queenstown
  12. Day 12: Queenstown
  13. Day 13: Queenstown
  14. Day 14: Queenstown to Dunedin
  15. Day 15: Dunedin to Lake Ohau
  16. Day 16: Lake Ohau to Christchurch via Lake Tekapo

What's included

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Optional Extras
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Guides who have led this tour

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  • Susie Ferkins
    "My spontaneous decision to work for Contiki was the best choice I ever made. I still pinch myself to..."

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  • Annie14th May 2018
    Exactly what they say ", booking tours made easy "! I asked for their valuable experience back in 2017 and I was fully satisfied. Highly recommended!

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    from Auckland
    16 Days
    Monday
    Oct 15, 2018
    to Christchurch
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Location
Auckland is the starting point and Christchurch is the endpoint.
Hold my space
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 5 November 2018 the full payment of $2,167 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2167 for Kiwiana Panorama (Start Auckland, End Christchurch, Summer, 16 Days), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,976 km.
  • Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 160 km
  • Waitomo Caves (New Zealand)
  • 100 km
  • Rotorua (New Zealand)
  • 63 km
  • Taupo (New Zealand)
  • 310 km
  • Wellington (New Zealand)
  • 212 km
  • Hanmer Springs (New Zealand)
  • 112 km
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)
  • 199 km
  • Franz Josef (New Zealand)
  • 222 km
  • Queenstown (New Zealand)
  • 172 km
  • Dunedin (New Zealand)
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