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ONNZ - New Zealand Encompassed

It dosen't look so big on the map, but New Zealand is positively massive once you're there in person. This comprehensive 24-day trip our longest in this part of the world delivers the most immersive NZ experience possible. Get close to the land by exploring glaciers, national parks, a sustainable farm, and meet the water up-close on expert-led kayak excursions and during surf lessons. Best of all, you'll get to explore the magnificent Bay of Islands, home to some of the world's top fishing. 24 days? You'll wish it was longer.

Inclusions

Hands-on: Surf Lessons, Raglan Big Night Out: Wellington
Overnight houseboat excursion with onboard activities including snorkelling, fishing, and kayaking (Bay of Islands)
Conservation farm visit (Raglan)
Sea kayaking excursion (Raglan)
Maori cultural experience
Seal colony visit
Walks in Franz Josef and Abel Tasman National Parks
Fiordland NP visit
Milford Sound nature cruise
Mountain biking excursion (Central Otago)
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
24
Price From
AUD $3,199
Start Location
Auckland, New Zealand
End Location
Wellington, New Zealand
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Basic
Tour Themes
18-39, Fast and Fun, Small Group
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
29 Aug 201821 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,199 
12 Sep 201805 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,199 
26 Sep 201819 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,199 
03 Oct 201826 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,199 
17 Oct 201809 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,199 
24 Oct 201816 Nov 20184AUD $3,999
31 Oct 201823 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,199 
04 Nov 201827 Nov 20183AUD $3,199
07 Nov 201830 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,199 
14 Nov 201807 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,199 
21 Nov 201814 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,199 
28 Nov 201821 Dec 20183AUD $3,999
05 Dec 201828 Dec 20189AUD $4,169
12 Dec 201804 Jan 20197AUD $4,169
19 Dec 201811 Jan 201913AUD $4,169
26 Dec 201818 Jan 20198AUD $4,169
02 Jan 201925 Jan 20199AUD $4,169
09 Jan 201901 Feb 201911AUD $4,169
16 Jan 201908 Feb 201915AUD $4,169
23 Jan 201915 Feb 201916AUD $4,169
30 Jan 201922 Feb 201918AUD $4,169
06 Feb 201901 Mar 201913AUD $4,169
13 Feb 201908 Mar 201917AUD $4,169
20 Feb 201915 Mar 201915AUD $4,169
27 Feb 201922 Mar 201915AUD $4,169
06 Mar 201929 Mar 201918AUD $3,999
13 Mar 201905 Apr 201917AUD $3,999
20 Mar 201912 Apr 201920AUD $3,999
27 Mar 201919 Apr 201920AUD $3,999
03 Apr 201926 Apr 201919AUD $3,999
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28 Aug 201920 Sep 201919AUD $3,839
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25 Sep 201918 Oct 201920AUD $3,839
09 Oct 201901 Nov 201920AUD $3,999
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13 Nov 201906 Dec 201920AUD $3,999
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27 Nov 201920 Dec 201920AUD $3,999
04 Dec 201927 Dec 201919AUD $4,169
11 Dec 201903 Jan 202019AUD $4,169
18 Dec 201910 Jan 202019AUD $4,169
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ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Auckland
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Auckland/Bay of Islands
Travel north via backroads, stopping to see giant kauri trees, and go for an included snorkel at Goat Island Marine Reserve (seasonal). Board a large houseboat for an overnight trip through the beautiful Bay of Islands.
Day 3 - Bay of Islands/Paihia
Enjoy free time in the morning on the boat. Choose to do a number of included water activities like kayaking, snorkelling, fishing or visiting nearby islands. Disembark and explore Paihia before a Kiwi barbecue.
Day 4 - Paihia/Auckland
Enjoy a free morning to relax, or opt to swim with dolphins, go skydiving, or check out the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds.
Day 5 - Auckland/Raglan
Visit a conservation farm to learn about their methods before sea kayaking to a harbour for a picnic lunch.
Day 6 - Raglan
Enjoy an included surf lesson in one of the world's most famous surf areas, then opt to go hiking or rent a stand up paddle board.
Day 7 - Raglan/Rotorua
Opt to go caving in world famous Waitomo before heading to Rotorua, notable for its geothermal activity and culture. Visit a local village to gain insight into Maori culture.
Day 8 - Rotorua/Taupo
Take advantage of free time in the adrenaline capital of the North Island, and opt to go whitewater rafting, check out a geothermal park with technicolour pools, or hit up a nearby spa. Continue on to spend the night near the shores of Lake Taupo.
Day 9 - Taupo/Wellington
Take in the ever-changing scenery on the drive down to the nation's capital at the southern end of the North Island. Opt to take the cable car to the hills overlooking the city, visit the national museum, Te Papa, or stroll along Oriental Parade. Enjoy a Big Night Out with the group.
Day 10 - Wellington/Abel Tasman National Park
Take a ferry over to the South Island and transfer to Abel Tasman National Park.
Day 11 - Abel Tasman National Park
Hike and explore Abel Tasman's golden beaches and waterways.
Day 22 - Christchurch/Kaikoura
Opt to go whale watching, swim with seals or take a walk along the coast.
Day 21 - Wedderburn/Christchurch
Enjoy a free afternoon to explore Christchurch.
Day 20 - Central Otago
Bike 35 km of the Otago Rail Trail, passing through one historic town to the next. Along the way sample some local food and drink.
Day 19 - Te Anau/Central Otago
Enjoy free time in the morning to discover the natural beauty of Te Anau. Later, transfer to Wedderburn in Central Otago.
Day 18 - Queenstown/Te Anau
Visit Fiordland National Park and enjoy a boat cruise through breathtaking Milford Sound. In the evening, opt to cruise across Lake Te Anau and visit a cave that is home to thousands of glowworms.
Day 12 - Abel Tasman National Park/Westport
Head south down the coast of black-sand beaches. Visit a seal colony before travelling to Westport, the stop for the night.
Day 16 - Queenstown
Free time in Queenstown. Get the heart pumping with some adrenaline-filled options, such as jet boating, bungee jumping, mountain biking or skydiving.
Day 15 - Franz Josef/Queenstown
Visit the adventure capital of the world Queenstown.
Day 14 - Franz Josef
Free day for optional activities. Options include various hikes, horseback riding and quad biking.
Day 13 - Westport/Franz Josef
Take in the pancake rock formations at Punakaiki before continuing on to Franz Josef. Enjoy free time for optional activities like hiking, horseback riding, and quad biking.
Day 23 - Kaikoura/Wellington
Travel to Picton to catch the ferry back to Wellington. Opt for a final night out with the group.
Day 17 - Queenstown
Free time in Queenstown. Get the heart pumping with some adrenaline-filled options, such as jet boating, bungee jumping, mountain biking or skydiving.
Day 24 - Wellington
Depart at any time.