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Best of New Zealand

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Best of New Zealand - G Adventures
Best of New Zealand - G Adventures
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3 reviews
Starts
Auckland
+14 Destinations
New Zealand South Island
Ends
Wellington
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Highlights

Start in Auckland and end in Wellington! With the discovery tour Best of New Zealand, you have a 21 day tour package taking you from Auckland to Wellington and through Auckland, New Zealand and 14 other destinations in New Zealand. Best of New Zealand is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Lodge
Max Group Size
20
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Boat, Private Vehicle, Ferry
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure

3 Reviews

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  • SH
    Written on May 30, 2018
    2.5 - Average

    Unfortunately, I am disappointed with the tour because we have been overwhelmed with activities and not great value has been placed on the nature of New Zealand. In addition, our tourguidin was super nice but unfortunately not a tour guide but a taxi driver, who pointed out to us, simply the respective receptions of the hostels to ask, if we have questions or need help. Unfortunately, too many things were not included, so that you had to spend almost the same price you paid for the tour in advance, again for food and activities. I came specially from Germany to get to know the nature of New Zealand and not to do a skydive in every city. For all those who, like me, are supposedly too lazy to plan a tour themselves and therefore opt for this tour: Rent a Jucy Car and buy a travel guide. You do not even pay half the price and have more of New Zealand than with this tour.
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  • TS
    Written on February 13, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour is a once in a life time opportunity, packed with plenty of amazing activities. My CEO, Jemma made all the difference, not only being a great guide she went above and beyond for everyone on my bus.
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  • Best of New Zealand reviewer 3
    Written on July 8, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    Our CEO was great had a lot of knowledge had an extremly enjoyable holoday and would definatly travel with g adventures again
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1 Auckland
  2. Day 2 Auckland/Raglan (1B, 1L)
  3. Day 3 Raglan (1B, 1D)
  4. Day 4 Raglan/Rotorua (1B)
  5. Day 5 Rotorua/Taupo (1B)
  6. Day 6 Taupo/Wellington (1B)
  7. Day 7 Wellington/Abel Tasman National Park (1B, 1D)
  8. Day 8 Abel Tasman National Park (1B)
  9. Day 9 Abel Tasman National Park/Westport (1B, 1D)
  10. Day 10 Westport/Franz Josef (1B, 1D)
  11. Day 11 Franz Josef (1B)
  12. Day 12 Franz Josef/Queenstown (1B)
  13. Days 13-14 Queenstown
  14. Day 15 Queenstown/Te Anau (1B, 1L)
  15. Day 16 Te Anau/Central Otago (1B, 1D)
  16. Day 17 Central Otago (1B)
  17. Day 18 Wedderburn/Christchurch (1B)
  18. Day 19 Christchurch/Kaikoura (1B)
  19. Day 20 Kaikoura/Wellington (1B)
  20. Day 21 Wellington (1B)

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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Questions & Answers

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  • Can people over the age of 50 join this tour?

    There is an age requirement of 18-39 on this particular G Adventures tour as it's a 'YOLO tour'. G Adventures has created this itinerary with younger, budget minded travellers in mind, usually students or backpackers book this tour.

  • Where can I find more detailed information about this tour?

    A trip note - which contains essential information about your trip will be given to you. Information such as the daily itinerary, where to meet on the first day, what time the trip starts, how to get to the joining point hotel, included activities, visa information, etc will be mentioned in there. Please contact us for this.

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  • Lynette12th April 2018
    I haven't travelled yet but from what I've seen so far I'm extremely happy I have chosen to travel with TourRadar. From my very first enquiry I was impressed. I had been researching a number of companies to find the right tour for us but all the others took their time in replying and I had to ask a number of times for information. The team at TourRadar were always prompt with answering me and very forthcoming with information. The website was easy to use and I was very impressed that it had so much information. What information I couldn't find on the website was quickly given to me once I asked. Would I refer TourRadar to my friends.....I already have! Now I can't wait to travel

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Location
Auckland is the starting point and Wellington is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 September 2018 the full payment of $2,479 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2479 for Best of New Zealand, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,319 km.
  • Auckland (New Zealand)
  • 106 km
  • Raglan (New Zealand)
  • 126 km
  • Rotorua (New Zealand)
  • 132 km
  • Tongariro National Park (New Zealand)
  • 242 km
  • Wellington (New Zealand)
  • 156 km
  • Abel Tasman NP (New Zealand)
  • 189 km
  • Punakaiki (New Zealand)
  • 168 km
  • Franz Josef (New Zealand)
  • 170 km
  • Wanaka (New Zealand)
  • 52 km
  • Queenstown (New Zealand)
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