17-Day Kiwi Explorer

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From $1969.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: Auckland, Auckland

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Arrive at Auckland Airport on Day 1, transfer to your accommodation and settle in. Visit the Waitomo Caves on Day 2 to marvel at shimmering glow worms. Set foot on the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie sets on Day 3. Visit Taupo on Day 4 and Napier on Days 5-6 for a fun-filled wine-tasting afternoon. Continue your trip to Wellington on Days 7-8 with free time to explore the city. Arrive to Nelson on Days 9-10 for a relaxing sailing trip on the pristine waters of the Abel Tasman followed by a nature walk to Marahau along sandy beaches. Travel to Franz Josef on Days 11-12 and embark on a Glacier Valley Walk along the mighty Waiho River with spectacular views of the glacier (you will not walk directly on the ice). Reach Queenstown on Days 13-15 for a peaceful cruise through the dramatic and breathtaking Milford Sound and free time. Reach Christchurch on Day 16 for your last night. Your trip will come to an end on Day 17 with an airport drop-off.

What's Included

16 Nights Hostel, 3* or 4* Hotel Accommodation, Depending on Package:

1N Christchurch

1N in Auckland

1N in Taupo

2N in Franz Josef

2N in Napier

2N in Nelson

2N in Rotorua

2N in Wellington

3N Queenstown

Abel Tasman by Land & Sea Experience

All Coach Transportation as per Itinerary

Auckland Airport Pick-up

Christchurch Airport Drop-off

Franz Josef Glacier Valley Experience

Hawkes Bay Wine Tour

Hobbiton Experience


Milford Sound Cruise Experience

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Experience

What's Not Included

Optional Activities

Other Meals & Drinks

Personal Expenses

Tips for Guides

Transfers to/from bus stations and meeting points

Travel Insurance

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 90

Additional Info

  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Please note this is an independent tour, which means you'll enjoy the flexibility of being on your own for most of the trip and will only have a guide for certain experiences along the way.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • All touch services in vehicles are wiped down between every trip, using hospital grade sanitisation protocols. All coaches and tour vehicles are set to flow fresh air from the front venting at the back, to maintain airflow. Hostels cleaned as per governme
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

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