Highlights Of New Zealand

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: ONAC

From: £2129.00

Two weeks is barely enough time to thoroughly explore your hometown, let alone a place as fascinating as New Zealand. For adventurers on a tight time-budget, this 15-day trip wraps up the must-sees of both islands with a nice little bow. Check out the Coromandel Peninsula’s gorgeous beaches, hang with the Maori in a traditional village, and get your adrenaline fix in Queenstown. Consider this your New Zealand starter kit.

Day 1 Auckland

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Auckland/Hahei (1D)

Depart early for the stunning Coromandel Peninsula. Take a walk to Cathedral Cove or opt out in favour of sea kayaking. If the tide is right, grab a shovel and dig a natural jacuzzi in the sand on Hot Water Beach.

Day 3 Rotorua/Maori Village (1D)

Visit Rotorua and opt to check out the geothermal area or go whitewater rafting. Later, enjoy a cultural overnight in a Maori village featuring a traditional hangi dinner and show.

Day 4 Rotorua/Wellington (1B)

Take in the ever-changing scenery of the North Island and travel to the capital, Wellington.

Day 5 Wellington (1B)

Enjoy the atmosphere in this relaxed but lively city. After an orientation walk, enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to visit the Te Papa Museum or take the cable car up to the botanical gardens.

Day 6 Wellington/Kaikoura

Fly to the South Island, then travel to the seaside town of Kaikoura, known for its diverse marine life.

Day 7 Kaikoura/Hanmer Springs

Opt to swim with dolphins or go whale watching during a free morning in Kaikoura before travelling to Hanmer Springs, stopping en route for a wine tasting at a local winery. Opt to take a soak in the hot springs.

Day 8 Hanmer Springs/Franz Josef (1B)

Take in the stunning scenery while travelling€ross the Southern Alps to the rugged and remote West Coast, before staying in the rainforest near the world’s fastest moving glacier.

Day 9 Franz Josef (1B)

Enjoy a free day to explore the area around Franz Josef. Opt to explore the glacier with a heli hike.

Day 10 Franz Josef/Queenstown

Continue to Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world. With beautiful scenery and tons of€tivities, there’s something for everyone. Enjoy the great night life.

Day 11 Queenstown (1B)

With free time here, opt to go bungee jumping (in its birthplace), jet boating (also born here!), skydiving, paragliding, hiking or mountain biking. Or take it a little slower and travel by gondola to the top of a local peak.

Day 12 Queenstown/Te Anau (1B, 1L)

Enjoy the stunning scenery of Fiordland National Park and Doubtful Sound on a day cruise. Take in the waterfalls and wildlife. In the evening, opt to boat€ross Lake Te Anau and visit a cave that is home to thousands of glowworms.

Day 13 Te Anau/Twizel (1B)

Head through the centre of the South Island to Twizel, near New Zealand’s highest peak, Mt Cook.

Day 14 Twizel/Christchurch

Stop at Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park and spend the morning hiking the region surrounding Mt Cook, taking in the alpine scenery. Learn more about mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary at the Aoraki/Mt Cook Visitor’s Centre. Continue on to Christchurch for one final night together.

Day 15 Christchurch (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
25/11/2018 09/12/2018 0 £2369.00
09/12/2018 23/12/2018 0 £2499.00
16/12/2018 30/12/2018 1 £2499.00
23/12/2018 06/01/2019 0 £2499.00
06/01/2019 20/01/2019 0 £2599.00
13/01/2019 27/01/2019 2 £2599.00
20/01/2019 03/02/2019 1 £2599.00
27/01/2019 10/02/2019 13 £2599.00
03/02/2019 17/02/2019 13 £2599.00
10/02/2019 24/02/2019 4 £2209.15
17/02/2019 03/03/2019 7 £2209.15
24/02/2019 10/03/2019 4 £2599.00
03/03/2019 17/03/2019 3 £2469.00
10/03/2019 24/03/2019 1 £2469.00
17/03/2019 31/03/2019 9 £2469.00
24/03/2019 07/04/2019 12 £2469.00
31/03/2019 14/04/2019 11 £2469.00
07/04/2019 21/04/2019 9 £2469.00
14/04/2019 28/04/2019 0 £2469.00
21/04/2019 05/05/2019 13 £2469.00
12/05/2019 26/05/2019 12 £2129.00
02/06/2019 16/06/2019 16 £2129.00
13/07/2019 27/07/2019 0 £2129.00
14/07/2019 28/07/2019 15 £2129.00
04/08/2019 18/08/2019 12 £2129.00
25/08/2019 08/09/2019 16 £2129.00
15/09/2019 29/09/2019 15 £2329.00
06/10/2019 20/10/2019 14 £2329.00
13/10/2019 27/10/2019 16 £2329.00
20/10/2019 03/11/2019 14 £2329.00
03/11/2019 17/11/2019 16 £2469.00
10/11/2019 24/11/2019 15 £2469.00
17/11/2019 01/12/2019 14 £2469.00
24/11/2019 08/12/2019 15 £2469.00
01/12/2019 15/12/2019 16 £2599.00
08/12/2019 22/12/2019 16 £2599.00
15/12/2019 29/12/2019 16 £2599.00
22/12/2019 05/01/2020 16 £2599.00
29/12/2019 12/01/2020 16 £2599.00
05/01/2020 19/01/2020 15 £2599.00
12/01/2020 26/01/2020 16 £2599.00
19/01/2020 02/02/2020 16 £2599.00
26/01/2020 09/02/2020 16 £2599.00
02/02/2020 16/02/2020 16 £2599.00
09/02/2020 23/02/2020 16 £2599.00
16/02/2020 01/03/2020 16 £2599.00
23/02/2020 08/03/2020 16 £2599.00
01/03/2020 15/03/2020 16 £2469.00
08/03/2020 22/03/2020 16 £2469.00
15/03/2020 29/03/2020 16 £2469.00
22/03/2020 05/04/2020 16 £2469.00
29/03/2020 12/04/2020 16 £2469.00
05/04/2020 19/04/2020 16 £2469.00
19/04/2020 03/05/2020 16 £2469.00
10/05/2020 24/05/2020 16 £2129.00
31/05/2020 14/06/2020 16 £2129.00
21/06/2020 05/07/2020 16 £2129.00
12/07/2020 26/07/2020 16 £2129.00
02/08/2020 16/08/2020 16 £2129.00
23/08/2020 06/09/2020 16 £2129.00
13/09/2020 27/09/2020 16 £2329.00
04/10/2020 18/10/2020 16 £2329.00
11/10/2020 25/10/2020 16 £2329.00
18/10/2020 01/11/2020 16 £2329.00
25/10/2020 08/11/2020 16 £2329.00
01/11/2020 15/11/2020 16 £2469.00
08/11/2020 22/11/2020 16 £2469.00
15/11/2020 29/11/2020 16 £2469.00
22/11/2020 06/12/2020 16 £2469.00
29/11/2020 13/12/2020 16 £2469.00
06/12/2020 20/12/2020 16 £2599.00
13/12/2020 27/12/2020 16 £2599.00
20/12/2020 03/01/2021 16 £2599.00
27/12/2020 10/01/2021 16 £2599.00
03/01/2021 17/01/2021 16 £2129.00
10/01/2021 24/01/2021 16 £2129.00
17/01/2021 31/01/2021 16 £2129.00
24/01/2021 07/02/2021 16 £2129.00
31/01/2021 14/02/2021 16 £2129.00
07/02/2021 21/02/2021 16 £2129.00
14/02/2021 28/02/2021 16 £2129.00
21/02/2021 07/03/2021 16 £2129.00
28/02/2021 14/03/2021 16 £2129.00
07/03/2021 21/03/2021 16 £2129.00
14/03/2021 28/03/2021 16 £2129.00
21/03/2021 04/04/2021 16 £2129.00
28/03/2021 11/04/2021 16 £2129.00
04/04/2021 18/04/2021 16 £2129.00
18/04/2021 02/05/2021 16 £2129.00
09/05/2021 23/05/2021 16 £2129.00
06/06/2021 20/06/2021 0 £2129.00
20/06/2021 04/07/2021 16 £2129.00
11/07/2021 25/07/2021 16 £2129.00
01/08/2021 15/08/2021 16 £2129.00
22/08/2021 05/09/2021 16 £2129.00
12/09/2021 26/09/2021 16 £2129.00
03/10/2021 17/10/2021 16 £2129.00
10/10/2021 24/10/2021 16 £2129.00
17/10/2021 31/10/2021 16 £2129.00
31/10/2021 14/11/2021 16 £2129.00
07/11/2021 21/11/2021 16 £2129.00
14/11/2021 28/11/2021 16 £2129.00
21/11/2021 05/12/2021 16 £2129.00
28/11/2021 12/12/2021 16 £2129.00
05/12/2021 19/12/2021 16 £2129.00
12/12/2021 26/12/2021 16 £2129.00
19/12/2021 02/01/2022 16 £2129.00
26/12/2021 09/01/2022 16 £2129.00

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