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New Zealand North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch)

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New Zealand North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch) - Intrepid Travel
New Zealand North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch) - Intrepid Travel
Starts
Christchurch
+8 Destinations
New Zealand North Island
Ends
Auckland
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Highlights

Start in Christchurch and end in Auckland! With the adventure tour New Zealand North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch), you have a 12 day tour package taking you from Christchurch to Auckland and through Christchurch, New Zealand and 9 other destinations in New Zealand. New Zealand North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch) is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Lodge
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Ferry
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Adventure
  • Estella Page's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip was a wonderful experience and was well-planned with a variety of optional activities. We had an outstanding guide who had an in-depth knowledge of new Zealand

  • Estella Page's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour of north New Zealand was excellent value for money.There was an excellent choice of activities and our leader was very professional, well-organised and was knowledgeable. Our leader had an excellent rapport with her travellers and was a... Read more

  • Candice Johnson's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    A very good experience! Our guide Tyler was knowledgeable and fun. The food was tasty and plentiful. Nelly was a good cook! My only criticism is that I would have liked more time at the cultural center at Uluru to choose and purchase artwork and look at... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Christchurch
  2. Day 2: Kaikoura
  3. Day 3: Nelson
  4. Day 4: Nelson
  5. Day 5: Wellington
  6. Day 6: Mt Ruapehu
  7. Day 7: Mt Ruapehu
  8. Day 8: Taupo - Rotorua
  9. Day 9: Waitomo
  10. Day 10: Waitomo/Bay of Islands
  11. Day 11: Bay of Islands
  12. Day 12: Auckland

Travel guide

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

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  • Guide

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  • Transport

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Questions & Answers

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    This tours are very popular with backpackers and university students. They often have a bigger focus on nightlife, and use multi-share hostels as accommodation.

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Location
Christchurch is the starting point and Auckland is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 January 2019 the full payment of $2,607 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
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 $2607 for New Zealand North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch), but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,422 km.
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)
  • 151 km
  • Kaikoura (New Zealand)
  • 130 km
  • Nelson (New Zealand)
  • 125 km
  • Wellington (New Zealand)
  • 233 km
  • Mount Ruapehu (New Zealand)
  • 79 km
  • Taupo (New Zealand)
  • 63 km
  • Rotorua (New Zealand)
  • 100 km
  • Waitomo Caves (New Zealand)
  • 350 km
  • Bay of Islands (New Zealand)
  • 190 km
  • Auckland (New Zealand)

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