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Walking in New Zealand - Explore!
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19 days

Walking in New Zealand

From Auckland to Christchurch
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
16
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
49808
Private available:
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US $6,690
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Itinerary

Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Walking in New Zealand, you have a 19 days tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 12 other destinations in New Zealand. Walking 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: Join trip in Auckland
  2. Day 2: Travel south through Waikato region to volcanic Rotorua
  3. Day 3: Visit to Waimangu Valley geothermal park. Lake walk
  4. Day 4: Explore the best of the Tongariro National Park, including a section of the iconic Tongariro Crossing
  5. Day 5: Explore Wellington
  6. Day 6: Cross the Cook Strait and Marlborough Sound to the South Island
  7. Day 7: Visit Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary. Walk along Queen Charlotte Track
  8. Day 8: Explore Abel Tasman National Park by boat and on foot
  9. Day 9: Fossils, fur seals and Pororari River Track
  10. Day 10: Walk in glacial valley
  11. Day 11: Experience Gondwanaland. Drive to Wanaka
  12. Day 12: Free day to explore Wanaka
  13. Day 13: Discover Arrowtown Chinese Settlement. Explore Queentown
  14. Day 14: Walk part of the Kepler Track
  15. Day 15: Boat cruise on Milford Sound. Walk to Key Summit
  16. Day 16: Scenic drive to Twizel through the Lindis Pass. Free afternoon
  17. Day 17: Walking in the shadow of Mount Cook
  18. Day 18: Drive to Akaroa via Lake Tekapo
  19. Day 19: Trip ends in Christchurch
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  • Meals
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  • Flights
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Where You'll Stay

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Reviews About This Operator

  • SamuelBalls
    · February 26th, 2020
    This is a great way to see lots of this beautiful country in a short space of time. The tour guide we had was... Show more
  • Paul
    · May 17th, 2019
    the trip contained a number of optional packages it would be useful to have some sort of price guidance on these so... Show more
    Review collected by Explore!
  • Sharon
    · May 17th, 2019
    I would just like to reiterate how good the leader (Hans Korsika) was. He helped make the holiday one of the best I... Show more
    Review collected by Explore!

Dates & Availability

19 days
Walking in New Zealand
From Auckland to Christchurch
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    New Zealand
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    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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    • For any tour departing before June 23rd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 23rd, 2021, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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