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New Zealand South Island Explorer

From £2195 for 11 days
Trip Overview
Hike the Franz Josef Glacier, enjoy a cruise through Milford Sound, view New Zealand's highest peak, Mt Cook, and go wild in Queenstown - the extreme adventure capital of the world. There's so much to do in New Zealand's South Island, this is bound to be an unforgettable travel experience and a rollicking adventure. Where do you sign up? Right here!
Essential Info
Starts: Christchurch
Ends: Christchurch
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IPTOSU
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: New Zealand
What's Included

Meals

3 Breakfasts included
2 Dinners included

Transport

Van

Accommodation

Lodge (10 nts)

Trip Highlights

•   Spend the night aboard a boat among the spectacular scenery of the Doubtful Sound. Cruise through fjords and take in the natural beauty of this remote wilderness area

•   Share amazing moments with your fellow travellers. As you'll be in a small group, the trip retains a fun, personalised atmosphere throughout

•   Spend several nights in Queenstown, New Zealand's adventure capital, where's you'll have tonnes of time to explore

•   Stunning Abel Tasman National Park is best explored on foot. Trek along walking trails through lush forest to beautiful coves, kayak on the blue water or relax on the beach

•   Franz Josef Glacier is every adventurer's dream. Take a guided hike across the glacier, get your blood pumping on a quad bike ride around the area or enjoy unrivalled views on a scenic flight

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 16th Oct 2019
Returning: 26th Oct 2019
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Departing: 29th Oct 2019
Returning: 8th Nov 2019
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Returning: 19th Nov 2019
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Departing: 23rd Nov 2019
Returning: 3rd Dec 2019
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Departing: 4th Dec 2019
Returning: 14th Dec 2019
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Departing: 17th Dec 2019
Returning: 27th Dec 2019
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Departing: 28th Dec 2019
Returning: 7th Jan 2020
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Departing: 11th Jan 2020
Returning: 21st Jan 2020
£2,305pp
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Departing: 22nd Jan 2020
Returning: 1st Feb 2020
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Itinerary & Notes
Kia-ora! Welcome to Christchurch, New Zealand. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask the hotel reception where it will take place. If you're going to be late, please inform the hotel reception. We'll be collecting your insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please ensure you have all these details to provide to your leader. If you arrive early into the city, there's a whole new range of pop up cafes, restaurants and bars to run through. Christchurch has hit the ground running and it's a great chance to get your bearings of this resilient city. Your evening is the free to do as you wish, before settling into your accommodation for the night. Note: If you can't arrange a flight that will arrive to the welcome meeting in time, you may wish to arrive a day early so you're able to attend. We'll be happy to book additional accommodation for you (subject to availability).
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