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New Zealand South Island Explorer

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New Zealand South Island Explorer - Intrepid Travel
New Zealand South Island Explorer - Intrepid Travel
Starts
Christchurch
+5 Destinations
New Zealand South Island
Ends
Christchurch
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Highlights

Start and end in Christchurch! With the adventure tour New Zealand South Island Explorer, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 5 other destinations in New Zealand. New Zealand South Island Explorer is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Berth / Cabin, Lodge
Max Group Size
15
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Adventure, Christmas & New Year
  • 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

  • Issy Dld's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    I did the 3 week overland from Perth to Darwin and overall the experience was amazing. Western Australia is known for its beautiful beaches and they are so untouched and quiet with plenty of snorkelling opportunities but what made the trip so great was the... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Christchurch
  2. Day 2: Punakaiki
  3. Day 3: Franz Josef
  4. Day 4: Franz Josef
  5. Day 5: Queenstown
  6. Day 6-7: Queenstown
  7. Day 8: Milford Sound
  8. Day 9: Mt Cook
  9. Day 11: Christchurch

Travel guide

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

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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Questions & Answers

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

    • Can a 9 year old join this tour?

      The minimum age limit for this trip is 15 years old.

    • What are the possible accommodations for this tour?

      Past accommodation used:

      *Pinewood Lodge in Queenstown
      *Glencoe Lodge in Mt. Cook
      *Breakfree in Christchurch (this is the joining and ending point of the tour).

      If you look them up online, you should have a good idea of the accommodation standard. Please note that they are subject to change and we cannot guarantee that they will be used during your departure.

    • What is the age range on this tour?

      For this tour, passengers are in their teens, 20s, 30s and 40s. As you can see there is a huge diversity.

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    Location
    Start and end in Christchurch.
    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 21 March 2019 the full payment of $2,747 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 $2747 for New Zealand South Island Explorer, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,225 km.
    • Christchurch (New Zealand)
    • 190 km
    • Punakaiki (New Zealand)
    • 168 km
    • Franz Josef (New Zealand)
    • 222 km
    • Queenstown (New Zealand)
    • 135 km
    • Doubtful Sound (New Zealand)
    • 303 km
    • Mount Cook (New Zealand)
    • 206 km
    • Christchurch (New Zealand)

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