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Amplified NZ Tour - Haka Tours
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Jim "We had a wonderful 16 day tour with Si, Ricky, and Ruru, The small group tour was just right size. Si really built the group into a team of adventurers. Great sightseeing, making bone fish hook necklaces (wearing it now) in the Maori tradition. worked in a few fishing trip that our guides assisted with transport and cooking our catch. (Si is a great chef) . Most beautiful spot was the Lake Tek..."
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17 reviews
Starts
Auckland
Destinations
+11
Ends
Christchurch
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Highlights

  • Carve your own tiki bone pendant
  • Visit the glowworm caves of Waitomo
  • Try the extreme sport of zorbing
  • Take in the views of Ngauruhoe
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Coach / Bus
All Inclusive
Yes
Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch! With the adventure tour Amplified NZ Tour, you have a 16 day tour package taking you from Auckland to Christchurch and through Auckland, New Zealand and 11 other destinations in New Zealand. Amplified NZ Tour is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • Amplified NZ Tour reviewer 1
    Written on April 11, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had an amazing time on the 16 day Amplified NZ Tour and I would definitely recommend Haka tours to anyone looking for a taste of New Zealand. We saw and did so much in a short space of time, that I can't name one thing I didn't enjoy. The tour had a really fun bunch of people from around the world and we always had a good laugh. Our guide was awesome, he was part of the family. He was very knowledgeable, really helpful, organised and always kept us informed of activities for a particular day and if there were any issues. He also made sure everyone had a good time. If you want to get away from city life, do activities you don't normally do, see some greenery, mountains/hills, New Zealand is definitely the place to be.
    Haka Tours commented on this review
    Kia Ora Shirley! Thank you so much for your kind words, we are so happy that you had a great time on tour with us! I've passed your lovely feedback on to your guide, Andy, as well. Please do let us know if you plan on coming back to New Zealand someday, as we would love to have you on board again! :) Kind regards, Tianna - Tour Advisor, Haka Tours
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  • SB
    Written on November 30, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    An excellent choice. Well worth the money. Saw and did so much and the guide Sam was second to none. Would definitely recommend.
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  • RG
    Written on November 14, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    The trip was great! I just wish i have more time to spend on each places to explore. My guide Daz took us to many beautiful spots which we might miss it , if you go travel by yourself. He also know so many good deals for food & drinks in every city, which was great to keep you on budget. I'll definitely recommend Haka Tours ,if you're a single traveller who want to see lots places on a limited holiday time and want to make some new friends along the NZ journey. Another good thing is the fact that all the Haka staff and guide have a quick response on your enquiries, very helpful and always make sure that you have a great time on your tour!
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  • H
    Written on September 29, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    He completely made my holiday! The best tour I've ever been on - will be recommending it to friends for years to come.
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  • MM
    Written on September 27, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Mikey went above and beyond expectations. In no time, we felt like family. I look forward to Facebook notifications of friends I made. He knew the local history of places we visited in North and South Islands, the best restaurants, views. It was my most memorable vacation and I did not wish the 24 day trip to end.
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  • AB
    Written on September 27, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip of a lifetime! NZ was made all the better thanks to Mikey Burton. Excellent guide.
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  • S
    Written on September 27, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing trip, exceeded all expectations. Passionate and knowledgeable guide who ensured I experienced the best of NZ
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  • OS
    Written on May 23, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had a great trip. Would really recommend this tour for anyone looking to get a taste for New Zealand in 16 days and wants to see more than than other independent bus tours give you the chance to. It's a great group size, wonderful tour guide, good accommodation and so much fun. Book it!
    Haka Tours commented on this review
    Hi Olivia! Just wanted to say thanks for the awesome feedback, we love that you got such a good taste of this beautiful country! Cheers - Maz
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  • TC
    Written on March 2, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing time travelling around NZ with Haka! Our tour guide, Andy (aka baby Jesus) kept us entertained and thought of all kinds of amazing adventures to take us on. I'd recommend the tour just based on him!
    Haka Tours commented on this review
    Hey Andy, baby Jesus loves adventure that's for sure. Thanks for the review and thanks for being on tour with Haka. I will pass on your kind words to Baby J.
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  • JK
    Written on February 3, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    We had a wonderful 16 day tour with Si, Ricky, and Ruru, The small group tour was just right size. Si really built the group into a team of adventurers. Great sightseeing, making bone fish hook necklaces (wearing it now) in the Maori tradition. worked in a few fishing trip that our guides assisted with transport and cooking our catch. (Si is a great chef) . Most beautiful spot was the Lake Tekapo with Lupines in full bloom, the Glacier lake Kayak in Franz Joseph.
    Haka Tours commented on this review
    Hi Jim, the Haka gang say a big "Hi" and thank you for the awesome pic's. The Fish Hook represent strength, good luck and safe travel across water, may it bring you all those things and more :)
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Itinerary

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  1. Day 1 Auckland to Coromandel
  2. Day 2 Coromandel to Waitomo
  3. Day 3 Waitomo to Murupara
  4. Day 4 Murupara to Rotorua
  5. Day 5 Rotorua to Taupō
  6. Day 6 Taupo
  7. Day 7 Taupō to Wellington
  8. Day 8 Wellington to Kaikōura
  9. Day 9 Kaikōura to Christchurch
  10. Day 10 Christchurch to Lake Tekapo
  11. Day 11 Lake Tekapo to Queenstown
  12. Day 12 Queenstown
  13. Day 13 Queenstown to Wanaka
  14. Day 14 Wanaka to Franz Josef
  15. Day 15 Franz Josef
  16. Day 16 Franz Josef to Christchurch

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16 Day Amplified Tour of New Zealand

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • May 1, 2017

      I'd like to know if it is possible to make this trip only until Queenstown?

      You can stay on the tour until Queenstown that is fine but unfortunately the price will remain the same. If you finish in Queenstown you would miss the night in Wanaka and two nights in Franz Josef. You could potentially still continue the tour to Wanaka and spend the night/day there and bus from Wanaka to Franz Josef.

    • May 1, 2017

      What is the kind of accommodation provided?

      The accommodation we stay at on tour is at upmarket backpackers and hostels. They have laundry facilities, kitchen/cooking facilities at each location.

    • February 1, 2017

      Does this price include flights?

      We specialise in giving you the best tours from around the world, however the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking your flights to meet with the group at the starting city. We do not recommend booking airfare before confirming your tour.

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      "I am a typical Kiwi male who loves to explore. I thrive on challenge and live by the rule there is no..."
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    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1967 for Amplified NZ Tour, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,801 km.
    • Auckland (New Zealand)
    • 66 km
    • Coromandel (New Zealand)
    • 170 km
    • Waitomo Caves (New Zealand)
    • 100 km
    • Rotorua (New Zealand)
    • 63 km
    • Taupo (New Zealand)
    • 310 km
    • Wellington (New Zealand)
    • 154 km
    • Kaikoura (New Zealand)
    • 151 km
    • Christchurch (New Zealand)
    • 182 km
    • Lake Tekapo (New Zealand)
    • 184 km
    • Queenstown (New Zealand)
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