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South Island Adrenalin Junkie Tour

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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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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11 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 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Lodge
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Physical Rating
Active
All Inclusive
Yes
Travel style
Adventure, Coach / Bus, In-depth Cultural
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 from Christchurch to Wellington and 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.

11 Reviews

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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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  • D
    Written on September 27, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Awesome tour guide. Was good at involving all of all ages/ interests/ background! A1 for enthusiasm!

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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  • CG
    Written on September 27, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Burto is a Legend! Thanks for making our NZ trip nothing less than Spectacular!

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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... Read more

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Itinerary

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

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

Questions & Answers

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

  • 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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Guides who have led this tour

  • Mike Burton
    "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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  • Marcia9th August 2018
    I love Tour Radar. They gave me all the support when I needed contacting the agent themselves to solve my problems while I was on the trip. The response was always quick and I also got the best deals, always cheaper than with the operator. Can't fault it really. Just booked my second trip with them this week.

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Location
Christchurch is the starting point and Wellington is the endpoint.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $80 to confirm this Haka Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 9 January 2019 the full payment of $1,591 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1591 for South Island Adrenalin Junkie Tour, but the deposit of $80 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Haka Tours will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Haka Tours : Visa - Master Card - American Express

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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