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Kiwi Encounter

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Trip Overview

Wherever you look it’s beauty, beauty and more beauty. You’ll see everything from soaring volcanoes and towering mountains to mirror-like lakes and dolphins. Journey through wine regions (and try the local goodies) and chill out in a craft beer capital. Make friends for life and see the best that New Zealand has to offer. Are you ready for it?


YOUR #TOPDECKER TRAVEL MOMENTS

Trip Itinerary

  1. Christchurch to Fox Glacier

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    And so the journey begins! The Canterbury Plains make for pretty window views today – but we’ll be in mountain territory in no time. En route to Fox Glacier we’ll make a pit stop by the stunning Lake Matheson. Fingers crossed for good weather so you can see New Zealand’s two tallest mountain peaks reflected in the mirror-like lake!

    • Included Today
      • Visit Lake Matheson
      • Stay in the Fox Glacier region
    • Meals
      • Dinner
  2. Fox Glacier to Queenstown

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  3. Queenstown

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  4. Queenstown (Milford Sound Day Trip)

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  5. Queenstown

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  6. Queenstown to Lake Ohau

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  7. Lake Ohau to Christchurch

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  8. Christchurch to Kaikoura

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  9. Kaikoura to Nelson

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  10. Nelson

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  11. Nelson to Wellington

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  12. Wellington

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  13. Wellington to Tongariro National Park

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  14. Tongariro National Park

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  15. Tongariro National Park to Rotorua

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  16. Rotorua

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  17. Rotorua to Auckland

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What's included

Included Experiences

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

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

-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

-Swim with dolphins in Kaikoura: from $180.00

-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

-Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing: from $195.00

-Quad biking in Tongariro National Park: from $155.00

-Visit the Hobbiton movie set: from $124.00

-Canopy tour of 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

-Waitomo Glowworm Caves: from $53.00

-Ruakuri Cave: from $76.00

-Blackwater rafting at Waitomo Caves: from $147.00


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