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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 in-depth cultural 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 as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Berth / Cabin, Lodge
Max Group Size
15
Physical Rating
Active

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

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

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

    • December 1, 2016

      Can a 9 year old join this tour?

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

    • August 1, 2016

      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.

    • August 1, 2016

      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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    • Doris3rd February 2018
      Booking was very easy, the forms to fill out very clear. We had a few questions after booking and the messages we sent were answered quickly and fully explained.

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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 July 2018 the full payment of $2,990 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 $2990 for New Zealand South Island Explorer, 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 1,225 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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