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Trip Overview

Home of Lord of the Rings, Crowded House and the World's Sexiest Accent - there's no doubt this little country has a BIG reputation for being jam-packed with pure awesomeness. Don't waste time choosing between North and South, adventure or chill, culture or landscapes - bungy out of boring and dive headfirst into the best 17 days of your life. We're waiting.

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Trip Itinerary

  1. Auckland to Rotorua

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    Say kia ora to your new Topdeck trip mates in Auckland and get ready for an epic trip! En route to Rotorua we’ll swing by the Waitomo Caves – a glowworm-studded labyrinth of underground caves and rivers. This place is like something out of a sci-fi movie! Choose to explore on foot, by boat or brave the cold on a unique blackwater rafting experience (trust us, it’s awesome). Later, we’ll learn some Haka moves and watch a Poi dance before tucking into a delicious dinner at a traditional marae (Maori meeting ground).

    • Included Today
      • Visit Waitomo Caves
      • Overnight stay in a traditional Maori marae
    • Meals
      • Dinner
    • Optional extras
      • Waitomo Glowworm Caves: from $53.00
      • Ruakuri Cave: from $76.00
      • Blackwater rafting at Waitomo Caves: from $147.00
  2. Rotorua

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  3. Rotorua to Tongariro National Park

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  4. Tongariro National Park

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  5. Tongariro to Wellington

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  6. Wellington

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  7. Wellington to Nelson

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  8. Nelson

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  9. Nelson to Kaikoura

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  10. Kaikoura to Christchurch

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  11. Christchurch to Fox Glacier

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  12. Fox Glacier to Queenstown

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  13. Queenstown

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  14. Queenstown (Milford Sound Day Trip)

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  15. Queenstown

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  16. Queenstown to Lake Ohau

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  17. Lake Ohau to Christchurch

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What's included

Included Experiences

  • Visit Waitomo Caves
  • Overnight stay in a traditional Maori marae
  • Traditional Hangi lunch
  • Visit Lake Taupo and Huka Falls
  • Wine tasting in the Marlborough region
  • Visit Lake Matheson
  • Stay in the Fox Glacier region
  • Cruise Milford Sound
  • Mountain biking in Arrowtown

Accommodation

-6 nights in hotels, 4 nights in motels, 3 nights in lodges, 1 night in a cabin, 1 night in a hostel, 1 night in a traditional Maori marae

Transport

Modern air-conditioned vehicle with free Wi-Fi

Optional activities

-Waitomo Glowworm Caves: from $53.00

-Ruakuri Cave: from $76.00

-Blackwater rafting at Waitomo Caves: from $147.00

-Visit the Hobbiton movie set: from $124.00

-Canopy tour in Rotorua: from $159.00

-Visit a mud bath and spa: from 75.00

-Zorbing in Rotorua: from $45.00

-Whitewater rafting in Rotorua: from $90.00

-Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing: from $195.00

-Quad biking in Tongariro National Park: from $155.00

-Kayaking and seal-spotting in Abel Tasman National Park: from $150.00

-Day tour of Abel Tasman National Park: from $92.00

-Skydiving in Abel Tasman National Park: from $329.00

-Swim with dolphins in Kaikoura: from $180.00

-Heli-hike at Fox Glacier: from $499.00

-Scenic flight over Fox Glacier: from $280.00

-Jet boating in Queenstown: from $159.00

-Canyon swinging in Queenstown: from $249.00

-Bungy jumping in Queenstown: from $205.00

-Skydiving in Queenstown: from $359.00

-Funyaking in Queenstown: from $399.00

-Wilderness Jet in Queenstown: from $259.00

-Shotover rafting in Queenstown: from $239.00

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