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Ultimate Explorer from Auckland (27 days) - top rated by National Geographic

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Ultimate Explorer from Auckland (27 days) - top rated by National Geographic - Flying Kiwi
Ultimate Explorer from Auckland (27 days) - top rated by National Geographic - Flying Kiwi
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Starts
Auckland
Destinations
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Ends
Auckland
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Highlights

  • Travel through stunning alpine scenery to Milford Sound
  • Visit the famous Fox Glacier
  • Kayak the river in Paparoa National Park
  • Explore Abel Tasman National Park
Age range
18 to 60 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Camping, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
26
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Travel style
Adventure
Start and end in Auckland! With the adventure tour Ultimate Explorer from Auckland (27 days) - top rated by National Geographic, you have a 27 day tour package taking you through Auckland, New Zealand and 29 other destinations in New Zealand. Ultimate Explorer from Auckland (27 days) - top rated by National Geographic is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • Ultimate Explorer from Auckland (27 days) - top rated by National Geographic reviewer 1
    Written on February 26, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    A highly enjoyable 27 day tour in New Zealand, starting and finishing in Auckland. Flying Kiwi have fine-tuned their tours to cover as much as possible on both islands and they cover a lot of ground so expect to spend at least a few hours on the bus each... Read more

    Flying Kiwi commented on this review
    thanks scott and a perfect explanation of our trips. As you say we squeeze a lot in though we should mentioned our trip is the longest out there at 28 days....most other companies squeeze it into 21 but thats not for us! :)
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  1. Introduction
  1. DAY 1: AUCKLAND - BAY OF ISLANDS
    Start point Bus stop (opposite ferry terminal), 172 Quay Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand 10:00
  2. DAY 2: BAY OF ISLANDS
  3. DAY 3: BAY OF ISLANDS - OREWA
  4. DAY 4: OREWA - AUCKLAND - COROMANDEL
  5. DAY 5: COROMANDEL - ROTORUA
  6. DAY 6: ROTORUA - TURANGI
  7. DAY 7: TURANGI - PAEKAKARIKI
  8. DAY 8: PAEKAKARIKI - WELLINGTON - PICTON
  9. DAY 9: PICTON - KAIKOURA
  10. DAY 10: KAIKOURA - CHRISTCHURCH - RANGITATA
  11. DAY 11: RANGITATA - LAKE PUKAKI
  12. DAY 12: LAKE PUKAKI - AORAKI MT COOK - MOERAKI
  13. DAY 13: MOERAKI - DUNEDIN
  14. DAY 14: DUNEDIN - HOLLYFORD
  15. DAY 15: HOLLYFORD - TE ANAU
  16. DAY 16: TE ANAU - QUEENSTOWN
  17. DAY 17: QUEENSTOWN
  18. DAY 18: QUEENSTOWN - MAKARORA
  19. DAY 19: MAKAROA - FOX GLACIER
  20. DAY 20: FOX GLACIER - OKARITO
  21. DAY 21: OKARITO - PUNAKAIKI
  22. DAY 22: PUNAKAIKI - ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK
  23. DAY 23: ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK
  24. DAY 24: ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK
  25. DAY 25: ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK - WELLINGTON
  26. DAY 26: WELLINGTON - NEW PLYMOUTH
  27. DAY 27: NEW PLYMOUTH - AUCKLAND
    End point Bus stop (opposite ferry terminal), 172 Quay Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand 18:00

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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  • What type of cabins will be provided?

    The cabins vary a lot from camp to camp, but are mostly basic rooms with just a bed, bottom sheet, pillow and pillow case. Bedding is usually included or otherwise can be hired. Some places are a little bit fancier and offer more hotel/motel style accommodation, especially if you chose the ensuite option.

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Location
Start and end in Auckland.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Flying Kiwi booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 February 2019 the full payment of $3,058 is necessary.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 3,714 km.
  • Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 185 km
  • Paihia (New Zealand)
  • 68 km
  • Opononi (New Zealand)
  • 167 km
  • Orewa (New Zealand)
  • 32 km
  • Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 66 km
  • Coromandel (New Zealand)
  • 167 km
  • Rotorua (New Zealand)
  • 63 km
  • Taupo (New Zealand)
  • 40 km
  • Turangi (New Zealand)
  • 32 km
  • Tongariro National Park (New Zealand)
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