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Amplified NZ Tour in reverse - Haka Tours
16 days

Amplified NZ Tour in reverse

From Christchurch to Auckland
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18 to 49 year olds
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Our saving: $59
US $1,920
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Places You’ll See

  • Christchurch
  • Queenstown
  • Milford Sound
    Milford Sound
  • Wanaka
  • Lake Wanaka
    Lake Wanaka
  • Lake Hawea
    Lake Hawea
  • Haast
  • Hokitika
  • Picton
  • Wellington
  • Tongariro National Park
    Tongariro National Park
  • Taupo
  • Rotorua
  • Waitomo Caves
    Waitomo Caves
  • Cathedral Cove
    Cathedral Cove
  • Hot Water Beach
    Hot Water Beach
  • Auckland
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  • Enjoy views over the Alps from Mt John
  • Discover day and night in Queenstown
  • Sail beneath thundering waterfalls
  • Skydive or bungee jump over Lake Taupo


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Christchurch to MacKenzie Country
    Start point Main Reception, Haka Lodge, 518 linwood avenue, Christchurch, Canterbury Region 8062, New Zealand 08:00
  2. Day 2 MacKenzie Country to Queenstown
  3. Day 3 Queenstown
  4. Day 4 Queenstown to Wanaka
  5. Day 5 Wanaka to Franz Josef
  6. Day 6 Franz Josef
  7. Day 7 Franz Josef to Christchurch
  8. Day 8 Christchurch to Kaikōura
  9. Day 9 Kaikōura to Wellington
  10. Day 10 Wellington to Taupō
  11. Day 11 Taupō
  12. Day 12 Taupō to Murupara
  13. Day 13 Murupara to Rotorua
  14. Day 14 Rotorua
  15. Day 15 Rotorua to Coromandel
  16. Day 16 Coromandel to Auckland
    End point Main Reception, Haka Hotel Newmarket, 9 Manukau Road, Auckland, Auckland Region 1023, New Zealand 17:00
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Customer Reviews

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  • Amplified NZ Tour in reverse reviewer 1
    November 29, 2019
    As expected the tour was excellent, since Haka has been in the business for many years. With sights like those New Zealand has to offer it would be hard to make a bad journey through both Islands though. What makes a trip like this extra memorable,... Show more
    Trip date: November 2019
  • AM
    November 27, 2019
    This tour was very good and I got to see a lot of New Zealand in a short space of time. The accommodation was hostels and breakfast was provided each morning. The guides were excellent and able to suggest or recommend activities and if you did not have... Show more
    Trip date: November 2019
  • MB
    November 20, 2019
    Well organised tour, Staff were experienced and well informed.
    Trip date: November 2019
  • RE
    October 25, 2019
    New Zealand is AWESOME! clean, pristine lots of H2O and lushly beautiful landscape. I'm glad to be with Si group, with his vast knowledge and experience about NZ. He is a mans man and will say things as is, at times funny, he is attentive, well do the... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • CD
    October 14, 2019
    I took this tour because someone above suggested in a review that if you get the single room option, it would be like staying in a hotel. It's definitely NOT like staying in a hotel, you are absolutely staying in hostels. A few were fine, with bathrooms... Show more
    Haka Tours commented on this review
    Kia Ora Craig, Thanks for getting in touch. We are sorry that you didn’t have a positive experience with us. We have provided some comments to your feedback but should you require any further information please do not hesitate to reach out to us... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019
  • Amplified NZ Tour in reverse reviewer 6
    September 07, 2019
    This tour may be the best way to see New Zealand. Haka Tours manages to strike the perfect balance between seeing the main tourist attractions and experiencing the off-the-beaten-path sights. The 16-person limit worked very well, as all of us on tour... Show more
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    Trip date: August 2019
  • K
    August 29, 2019
    You have to try it at least once. I guarantee you’ll want to visit some places again.
    Trip date: July 2019
  • C
    August 20, 2019
    Do it! I was hesitant to go on a solo tour, not knowing anyone, but it turned out to be better then I could have imagined!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • GB
    July 01, 2019
    Everything about the trip was great! Saw so many places and met some great people. Our tour guide knew everything so i feel well educated after our trip
    Trip date: June 2019
  • C
    June 01, 2019
    I did the Haka Tours 16-day NZ Amplified Tour with Brendon (Benny). Before I started my tour, the email correspondence with the Haka office team was quick and quite helpful. The itinerary was fantastic and I was very happy with the variety of places and... Show more
    Haka Tours commented on this review
    Kia ora, Catherine, Thank you for your open feedback. While we’re pleased that you enjoyed your tour itinerary and overall had a fantastic time while making new friends, we’re disappointed that your New Zealand tour wasn’t all it could’ve been. We... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019



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Frequently asked questions

  • Where and at what time does 27th sept amplified NZ in reverse tour pick up at the start and drop off at the end, I need to organise flights around that. How much do I need per day for essentials?

    The trip begins in the morning and ends in the evening, so I would suggest you'll need to fly in the day before and fly out the day after, however we would like to confirm this with the tour operator when their offices open on Monday morning.

    When you ask about the cost of essentials, are you referring to the optional activities? Please find pricing for these extras in NZD below. These can be booked after you confirm your place on the tour.

    Day 1 Christchurch- Lake Tekapo
    Hot Air Ballooning $365
    Learn to Surf at Sumner $80
    Day 2 Lake Tekapo- Queenstown
    Scenic Flight $360
    Kawarau Bridge Bungy $195
    Paragliding $219
    Day 3 Queenstown
    Skiing/Snowboarding Day at The Remarks $160
    Milford Sound Trip $125 - $499
    Canyon Swing $219
    Extreme Jet Boating $135
    Canyoning Queenstown (October - April Only) $199
    Nevis Bungy $50 - $275
    Kawarau Bridge Bungy $195
    Paragliding $219
    Horse Trekking at Glenorchy $165
    Heli-Mountain Biking $399
    Skydiving over The Remarks $335 - $409
    Middle-earth Tour in Queenstown $175
    Day 4 Queenstown- Wanaka
    Canyon Swing $219
    Extreme Jet Boating $135
    Canyoning Queenstown (October - April Only) $199
    Nevis Bungy $50 - $275
    Kawarau Bridge Bungy $195
    Paragliding $219
    Horse Trekking at Glenorchy $165
    Skydiving over Southern Alps $329 - $429
    Heli-Mountain Biking $399
    Tiger Moth Acrobatic Plane Ride $289
    Skydiving over The Remarks $335 - $409
    Middle-earth Tour in Queenstown $175
    Day 5 Wanaka- Franz Josef
    Skydiving over Southern Alps $329 - $429
    Tiger Moth Acrobatic Plane Ride $289
    Day 6 Franz Josef
    Heli-Experience with Snow Landing $300
    Heli-Ice Explorer $339
    Glacier Heli Hike $435
    Quad Biking $160
    Day 7 Franz Josef- Christchurch
    Personalised Tour Video - TikiPici $285 - $1200
    Day 8 Christchurch- Kaikoura
    Swimming with Dolphins $90 - $170
    Whale Watching $145
    Day 9 Kaikoura- Wellington - no add-ons available
    Day 10 Wellington - no add-ons available
    Day 11 Wellington- Taupo - no add-ons available
    Day 12 Taupo
    The Tongariro Crossing $65 - $175
    Skydiving over Lake Taupo $249 - $339
    Sail Lake Taupo $44
    Water Touch Bungy $169
    Sail Fearless $39
    Day 13 Taupo- Rotorua
    Ogo $49
    Day 14 Rotorua- Waitomo
    Rafting Kaituna River $95
    The Shire Set Tour in Rotorua $114
    Sledging $109
    Day 15 Waitomo- Coromandel
    Black Water Rafting $135
    Lost World Caving Experience $360
    Day 16 Coromandel- Auckland
    Sea Kayaking $105
    Personalised Tour Video - TikiPici $285 - $1200
    Other Add-ons
    Personalised Tour Video - TikiPici $285 - $1200

  • What time should we arrive on Day 1?

    The trip begins in the morning and ends in the evening, so I would suggest you'll need to fly in the day before and fly out the day after.

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    • For any tour departing before 1 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 1 February 2020, a minimum payment of $80 is required to confirm your booking with Haka Tours. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 50 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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