Updated New Zealand Uncovered Northbound 20 Days
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Updated New Zealand Uncovered Northbound 20 Days

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price per person
Updated New Zealand Uncovered Northbound 20 Days

Encounter spellbinding scenery as you travel the length of New Zealand

Step into a captivating world of dazzling peaks, glittering glaciers, icy blue lakes and misty rainforests – it could only be New Zealand. Tucked among these awe-inspiring landscapes you’ll find contemporary cities and laidback little towns, every bit as intriguing as their epic surroundings. Spend 20 days uncovering the very best of New Zealand with a local leader at the wheel. In the South Island, the high-adrenaline activities of Queenstown, fabulous wineries of Marlborough, and awe-inspiring scenery of Franz Josef await. In the North Island, travel through the geothermal wonders of Rotorua, chill out on the beaches of Coromandel and Raglan, explore the otherworldly landscapes of Tongariro National Park and get to know Wellington’s creative side.

Live it up in the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown. Whether you fancy bungy jumping, jet boating, horseback riding or wine tasting, there’s something here to entice everyone.You’re on track for one of the world’s most scenic train journeys – cross the spectacular Southern Alps on the famous TranzAlpine from the West Coast to Christchurch.Discover the diversity of Rotorua, from unbelievable geothermal activity to rich Maori culture.

Visit a Maori village for a hangi dinner and traditional haka performance.Admire the out of this world landscapes of Tongariro National Park, from emerald green lakes to soaring volcanic peaks. If you’re up for the challenge, tackle the famous Tongariro Crossing.Get to know New Zealand’s creative and cosmopolitan capital, Wellington. Your local leader will show you the best of the city, including Weta Workshop of Lord of the Rings fame

Start: Christchurch, New Zealand

Finish: Auckland, New Zealand


Day 1: Christchurch

Day 2: Christchurch, Lake Tekapo

Day 3: Lake Tekapo, Queenstown

Day 4: Queenstown

Day 5: Queenstown, Wanaka

Day 6: Wanaka

Day 7: Wanaka, Franz Josef

Day 8: Franz Josef

Day 9: Franz Josef, Hokitika, Greymouth, Christchurch

Day 10: Christchurch, Kaikoura

Day 11: Kaikoura, Wellington

Day 12: Wellington

Day 13: Wellington, Tongariro National Park.

Day 14: Tongariro National Park.

Day 15: Tongariro National Park., Taupo, Rotorua

Day 16: Rotorua

Day 17: Rotorua, Raglan

Day 18: Raglan, Coromandel peninsula

Day 19: Coromandel peninsula, Auckland

Day 20: Auckland

  • Transportation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation based on single occupancy. A mix of hotels, motels, lodges, and rainforest retreats. Spend one night glamping (luxury camping).
  • Meals: 19 breakfasts, 4 dinners
  • Lake Tekapo - Mt John LookoutWanaka
  • Glamping ExperienceWanaka - Guided e-bike TourWanaka
  • Blue Pools WalkwayFranz Josef - Greenstone Pendant CarvingGreymouth
  • Tranz Alpine Train JourneyWellington - Mount Victoria LookoutTaupo
  • Huka FallsRotorua - Redwood Forest Canopy WalkRotorua
  • Pohutu GeyserRotorua - Hangi Dinner & Haka DanceRaglan
  • Fish & Chips DinnerRaglan - Sunset Boat CruiseWaitomo
  • Ruakuri Bush Walk
  • Coromandel Peninsula - Cathedral Cove
  • Coromandel Peninsula - Hot Water Beach

  • All other services not mentioned above
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