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Highlights of New Zealand - G Adventures
15 days

Highlights of New Zealand

From Auckland to Christchurch
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US $2,969
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  • Dig your very own natural jacuzzi
  • Stretch your legs on a rainforest walk
  • Try jet boating, a Queenstown invention
  • Visit a traditional Maori village


Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch! With the discovery tour Highlights of New Zealand, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 8 other destinations in New Zealand. Highlights of 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: Auckland
  2. Day 2: Auckland/Hahei (1D)
  3. Day 3: Rotorua/Maori Village (1D)
  4. Day 4: Rotorua/Wellington (1B)
  5. Day 5: Wellington (1B)
  6. Day 6: Wellington/Kaikoura
  7. Day 7: Kaikoura/Hanmer Springs
  8. Day 8: Hanmer Springs/Franz Josef (1B)
  9. Day 9: Franz Josef (1B)
  10. Day 10: Franz Josef/Queenstown
  11. Day 11: Queenstown (1B)
  12. Day 12: Queenstown (1B, 1L)
  13. Day 13: Queenstown/Twizel (1B)
  14. Day 14: Twizel/Christchurch
  15. Day 15: Christchurch (1B)
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

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  • RB
    December 10, 2019
    Our G Adventures tour in New Zealand (“Highlights of New Zealand”) was super - the itinerary, accommodations, the guide, the number of places we were able to visit, the NZ folks we met (warm, helpful, kind, happy people) and we hope to come back to NZ... Show more
    Trip date: November 2019
  • RH
    December 05, 2019
    Great guide, great group of people in my tour. Would have liked at least one more day in each city.
    Trip date: November 2019
  • PS
    November 09, 2019
    Cold rainy weather and a terror threat on the ferry put a damper on things. Guide was great in accommodating group. We saw many beautiful wonders, but spent too many hours in transit without bathrooms.
    Trip date: October 2019
  • KC
    November 01, 2019
    The tour was pretty fast-paced which is what I expected. I would recommend that when sharing accommodations with more than 1 roommate (this happened 2 times during the trip) that the clients be told prior to arriving at the accommodation. The... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Kathleen.
    Trip date: October 2019
  • Highlights of New Zealand reviewer 5
    October 01, 2019
    The mini bus is very crowded for a tour of 13 considering each person needs to carry a daypack for the day.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the feedback Janice - we will look into the bus here to see what options we might have.
    Trip date: August 2019
  • JL
    March 14, 2019
    I had an amazing time traveling with awesome people and an excellent tour guide! New Zealand is fantastic! 100% Nature!
    G Adventures commented on this review
    100% amazing. Thank you Jose!
    Trip date: February 2019
  • A
    November 12, 2018
    Takes the stress out of travelling alone
    Trip date: October 2018
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  • Highlights of New Zealand reviewer 8
    November 05, 2018
    Amazing trip and our guide (Diane) was fantastic! We loved the Maori village stay and the accommodations throughout the tour were better than expected. We never would have been able to see and do so much if it weren't for this tour.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Wonderful to revieve this feedback, thanks for the review Tara.
    Trip date: October 2018
  • A
    November 04, 2018
    Great trip to get a feel of the whole country
    Trip date: October 2018
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  • A
    October 28, 2018
    Reasonable cost. Great tour guide
    Trip date: October 2018
    Review collected by G Adventures


15 days
Highlights of New Zealand
From Auckland to Christchurch
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