LOADING GALLERY
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Mt Cook - Evening Big Sky Stargazing
Mt Cook - Evening Big Sky Stargazing
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Milford Sound, New Zealand
Milford Sound, New Zealand
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Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Lake Tekapo
Lake Tekapo
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The Hermitage Hotel - Mt Cook
The Hermitage Hotel - Mt Cook
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Canterbury Plains with Southern Alps
Canterbury Plains with Southern Alps
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Kaikoura - Swimming with the Dolphins
Kaikoura - Swimming with the Dolphins
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Kaikoura, New Zealand
Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Abel Tasman National Park
Abel Tasman National Park
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Wai-O-Tapu, Rotorua, New Zealand
Wai-O-Tapu, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Rotorua, New Zealand
Rotorua, New Zealand
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Auckland
Auckland
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Waiheke Island
Waiheke Island
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Waiheke Island Gourmet Food & Wine Tour
Waiheke Island Gourmet Food & Wine Tour

Kiwi Adventurer

13 Days / 12 Nights
Queenstown to Auckland

Departs: Daily


Priced at USD$3,189
Price is based on peak season rates. Contact us for low season pricing and specials.

INTRODUCTION

Highlights: Queenstown | Mount Cook | Big Sky Star Gazing | Christchurch | Kaikoura Whale Watching | Nelson – Abel Tasman National Park | Rotorua | Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Valley | Waitomo Caves | Auckland | Waiheke Island

Explore New Zealand through the eyes of a local, adventuring through Queenstown, Mount Cook, Abel Tasman and more. 

Take your pick of excursions out of Queenstown, then let the stars of Mount Cook surpass your wildest expectations and the colorful grounds of Rotorua challenge what you thought you knew about nature. 

Stop in Kaikoura to swim with dusky dolphins or search for sperm whales aboard a boat tour, then travel by foot through Abel Tasman to feel like a true Kiwi adventurer among the trails. 

The Waitomo Caves, Waiheke Island and Auckland wrap up the trip.. 

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Queenstown | Arrival
Day 2
Queenstown | Freedom of Choice – choose 1 of 5 Excursions
 
1. Full Day Milford Sound Coach/Nature Cruise/Coach
 
2. Half Day Boutique Wine Tour
 
3. Sheep Station to Sheep Station Cycle Tour & Walter Peak BBQ Lunch
 
4. Shotover Jetboat Ride & Walter Peak High Country Farm Excursion
 
5. Half Day Wilderness Safari - Jetboat & Forest Walk
Day 3
Queenstown at Leisure
Day 4
Queenstown to Mount Cook (240km / 149mi)
 
Evening Big Sky Stargazing
Day 5
Lake Tekapo to Christchurch (309km / 192mi)
Day 6
Christchurch to Kaikoura (181km / 112mi)
 
Freedom of Choice – 1 of 2 Excursions
 
1. Swimming with Dolphins
 
2. Whale Watching Cruise
Day 7
Kaikoura to Nelson (243km / 150mi)
Day 8
Nelson - Abel Tasman National Park Cruise
Day 9
Nelson to Rotorua (Flight)
Day 10
Exploring Rotorua
 
Admission to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Valley
Day 11
Rotorua to Auckland via Waitomo Caves (334km / 207mi)
 
Admission to Glow Worm Caves
Day 12
Auckland | Freedom of Choice – Choose 1 of 5 Excursions
 
1. Waiheke Island Gourmet Food & Wine Tour
 
2. Day Tour of Auckland’s West Coast
 
3. Afternoon Taste of Kumeu Wine and Food Tour
 
4. Morning Guided Bike Tour of Auckland’s Waterfront / Afternoon America's Cup Sailing Experience
 
5. Auckland’s fascinating Maori Cultural Performance & City Sights
Day 13
Auckland | Departure

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