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South Island Adrenalin Junkie Tour - Haka Tours
South Island Adrenalin Junkie Tour - Haka Tours
Whitney "Burto is a legendary guide! I have been to 31 countries and on countless tours of all shapes and sizes and Burto deserves every bit of recognition. He was so attentive to our interests and was organized while still coming across as completely relaxed and carefree. I dont always enjoy group tours because it feels too structured but a trip with Burto felt like a road trip with a bunch of friends. Wo..."
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9 reviews
Starts
Christchurch
+6 Destinations
New Zealand South Island
Ends
Wellington
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Highlights

  • Visit the world's adrenaline capital
  • Discover Abel Tasman National Park
  • View incredible scenery
  • Explore the city of Wellington
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Physical Rating
Active
All Inclusive
Yes
Start in Christchurch and end in Wellington! With the adventure tour South Island Adrenalin Junkie Tour, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 7 other destinations in New Zealand. South Island Adrenalin Junkie 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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  • LC
    Written on October 2, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    I've done two Haka tours trips with Burto, both of which were amazing and changed my life! He's seriously one of the best guides I've ever had!
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  • EP
    Written on September 27, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Trip was well organized and guide Mikey Burton awesome.
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  • K
    Written on September 27, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Signed up for the tour not knowing what to expect, but it turned out to be the best guided tour I've been on!
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  • C
    Written on September 27, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I went on the 21 days Adventure Tour, and it was so much more fun than I expected!! I mean - I expected it to be great, but it was fantastic!! I'm looking back and I have these amazing memories, if I could I'd do it all over again. Mikey was our guide on this tour and he made us all feel like a family, he had so much info about EVERYTHING, he fixed us into all the activities we wanted to do, he even fixed a spot on a "hit air baloon flight" and that's not even on the list of activities they offer during the tour. He often drive the bus off road to show some special, hidden place. Waterfalls or caves in a mountain for example. It was so much inside info and that was great, feels like you're exploring the real NZ. And - he has a great sense on humor. Mikey is an awesome guide! And The Adventure tour is an awesome tour!
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  • M
    Written on September 27, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Mikey went above and beyond expectations. The best part of my tour through NZ South Island, was when he would often stop at places he as a local knew of that other guides didn't, investing in showing us hidden treasures and giving awesome historical overviews to go with it. I loved what he did for us and the only reason I haven't been on another tour with him is the lack of time. Thanks mate you were a champion. Max
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  • L
    Written on September 27, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    I had a fantastic trip- I would recommend Haka Tours to anyone looking to adventure their way around NZ
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  • SS
    Written on September 27, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Burto was the true hero of our trip. Class act all the way. Friendly, professional, funny as heck, and incredibly knowledgeable about all of New Zealand. I can’t say enough good about him!
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  • W
    Written on September 27, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Burto is a legendary guide! I have been to 31 countries and on countless tours of all shapes and sizes and Burto deserves every bit of recognition. He was so attentive to our interests and was organized while still coming across as completely relaxed and carefree. I dont always enjoy group tours because it feels too structured but a trip with Burto felt like a road trip with a bunch of friends. Would do it again in a heart beat!
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  • South Island Adrenalin Junkie Tour reviewer 9
    Written on September 15, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    A brilliantly organised tour with something for everyone! Hygi is an awesome tour guide, friendly and hugely knowledgable - and a great driver (thankfully given those mountain roads!) I had an amazing trip with Haka and would recommend them to anyone heading to NZ looking for adventure!
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Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1 Christchurch to Lake Tekapo
  • Day 2 Lake Tekapo to Queenstown
  • Day 3 Queenstown
  • Day 4 Queenstown to Wanaka
  • Day 5 Wanaka to Franz Josef
  • Day 6 Franz Josef
  • Day 7 Franz Josef to Punakaiki
  • Day 8 Punakaiki
  • Day 9 Punakaiki to Abel Tasman
  • Day 10 Abel Tasman
  • Day 11 Abel Tasman to Wellington
  • Day 12 Wellington

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  • December 1, 2016

    What are the options to upgrade accommodation type?

    If you wish to upgrade your accommodation to a private room, you can choose from either a double (one large bed) or twin (two single beds). If you will share the room with someone else you only need to book one upgrade and split the price between you both.

    Around 70% of private rooms have an ensuite bathroom. Some other locations have limited ensuites and availability depends on forward bookings the hostel may have received from other guests.

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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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    Christchurch is the starting point and Wellington is the endpoint.
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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 $1682 for South Island Adrenalin Junkie 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 1,103 km.
    • Christchurch (New Zealand)
    • 182 km
    • Lake Tekapo (New Zealand)
    • 184 km
    • Queenstown (New Zealand)
    • 52 km
    • Wanaka (New Zealand)
    • 170 km
    • Franz Josef (New Zealand)
    • 168 km
    • Punakaiki (New Zealand)
    • 189 km
    • Abel Tasman NP (New Zealand)
    • 156 km
    • Wellington (New Zealand)

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