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ONSE - New Zealand South Island Encompassed

Looking to tackle a bundle of different environments all in one go? New Zealand's South Island has what you need and then some. Action is the common thread throughout this trip that incorporates hiking, cycling, and even bungee jumping across a variety of landscapes, including rainforests, glaciers, and some of the most gorgeous coastline you'll ever see. This trip is exciting even when you're not moving; accommodations include a seasonal floating boat hostel and a wilderness hostel deep in the rainforest itself. Unique? You bet.

Inclusions

Big Night Out: Wellington
Excursion to Abel Tasman NP
Seal colony visit
Walks in Abel Tasman NP, Fiordland NP, and Lake Matheson
Milford Sound day cruise
Cycling excursion (Central Otago)
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
16
Price From
AUD $1,837
Start Location
Wellington, New Zealand
End Location
Wellington, New Zealand
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Basic
Tour Themes
Fast and Fun, Small Group, Young Adventurer (18-39)
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
31 May 201815 Jun 20188AUD $2,449
07 Jun 201822 Jun 201816AUD $1,837
14 Jun 201829 Jun 201812AUD $1,959
21 Jun 201806 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,837 
28 Jun 201813 Jul 201810AUD $2,449
05 Jul 201820 Jul 201816AUD $2,449
12 Jul 201827 Jul 201812AUD $1,959
26 Jul 201810 Aug 201811AUD $2,449
09 Aug 201824 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,837 
23 Aug 201807 Sep 20186AUD $2,449
06 Sep 201821 Sep 201819AUD $2,449
20 Sep 201805 Oct 20181AUD $2,449
04 Oct 201819 Oct 201816AUD $2,559
11 Oct 201826 Oct 201812AUD $2,559
18 Oct 201802 Nov 201819AUD $2,559
25 Oct 201809 Nov 201812AUD $2,559
01 Nov 201816 Nov 201816AUD $2,303
08 Nov 201823 Nov 20188AUD $2,559
12 Nov 201827 Nov 201819AUD $2,559
15 Nov 201830 Nov 201816AUD $2,559
19 Nov 201804 Dec 201819AUD $2,559
22 Nov 201807 Dec 20184AUD $2,559
26 Nov 201811 Dec 201820AUD $2,559
29 Nov 201814 Dec 201811AUD $2,559
03 Dec 201818 Dec 201815AUD $2,669
06 Dec 201821 Dec 201817AUD $2,669
10 Dec 201825 Dec 201819AUD $2,669
13 Dec 201828 Dec 201817AUD $2,669
17 Dec 201801 Jan 201920AUD $2,669
20 Dec 201804 Jan 201915AUD $2,669
24 Dec 201808 Jan 201920AUD $2,669
27 Dec 201811 Jan 201917AUD $2,669
31 Dec 201815 Jan 201919AUD $2,669
03 Jan 201918 Jan 201910AUD $2,669
07 Jan 201922 Jan 201919AUD $2,669
10 Jan 201925 Jan 201917AUD $2,669
14 Jan 201929 Jan 201920AUD $2,669
17 Jan 201901 Feb 201918AUD $2,669
21 Jan 201905 Feb 201920AUD $2,669
24 Jan 201908 Feb 201916AUD $2,669
28 Jan 201912 Feb 201919AUD $2,669
31 Jan 201915 Feb 201920AUD $2,669
04 Feb 201919 Feb 201920AUD $2,669
07 Feb 201922 Feb 201920AUD $2,669
11 Feb 201926 Feb 201920AUD $2,669
14 Feb 201901 Mar 201918AUD $2,669
18 Feb 201905 Mar 201918AUD $2,669
21 Feb 201908 Mar 201918AUD $2,669
25 Feb 201912 Mar 201920AUD $2,669
28 Feb 201915 Mar 201920AUD $2,669
04 Mar 201919 Mar 201920AUD $2,559
07 Mar 201922 Mar 201917AUD $2,559
11 Mar 201926 Mar 201920AUD $2,559
14 Mar 201929 Mar 201920AUD $2,559
18 Mar 201902 Apr 201920AUD $2,559
21 Mar 201905 Apr 201919AUD $2,559
25 Mar 201909 Apr 201920AUD $2,559
28 Mar 201912 Apr 201920AUD $2,559
01 Apr 201916 Apr 201920AUD $2,559
04 Apr 201919 Apr 201920AUD $2,559
11 Apr 201926 Apr 201919AUD $2,559
18 Apr 201903 May 201920AUD $2,559
25 Apr 201910 May 201919AUD $2,559
02 May 201917 May 201920AUD $2,449
09 May 201924 May 201920AUD $2,449
16 May 201931 May 201919AUD $2,449
30 May 201914 Jun 201920AUD $2,449
13 Jun 201928 Jun 201920AUD $2,449
27 Jun 201912 Jul 201920AUD $2,449
11 Jul 201926 Jul 201920AUD $2,449
25 Jul 201909 Aug 201920AUD $2,449
08 Aug 201923 Aug 201920AUD $2,449
22 Aug 201906 Sep 201920AUD $2,449
05 Sep 201920 Sep 201920AUD $2,449
19 Sep 201904 Oct 201920AUD $2,449
03 Oct 201918 Oct 201920AUD $2,559
10 Oct 201925 Oct 201920AUD $2,559
17 Oct 201901 Nov 201920AUD $2,559
24 Oct 201908 Nov 201920AUD $2,559
31 Oct 201915 Nov 201920AUD $2,559
07 Nov 201922 Nov 201920AUD $2,559
11 Nov 201926 Nov 201920AUD $2,559
14 Nov 201929 Nov 201918AUD $2,559
18 Nov 201903 Dec 201920AUD $2,559
21 Nov 201906 Dec 201920AUD $2,559
25 Nov 201910 Dec 201920AUD $2,559
28 Nov 201913 Dec 201920AUD $2,559
02 Dec 201917 Dec 201920AUD $2,669
05 Dec 201920 Dec 201920AUD $2,669
09 Dec 201924 Dec 201920AUD $2,669
12 Dec 201927 Dec 201920AUD $2,669
16 Dec 201931 Dec 201920AUD $2,669
19 Dec 201903 Jan 202020AUD $2,669
23 Dec 201907 Jan 202020AUD $2,669
26 Dec 201910 Jan 202019AUD $2,669
30 Dec 201914 Jan 202020AUD $2,669
02 Jan 202017 Jan 202020AUD $2,449
Itinerary
Day 1 - Wellington
Arrive at any time. Start the adventure with a Big Night Out with the group.
Day 2 - Wellington/Abel Tasman National Park
Take a ferry over to the South Island and transfer to Abel Tasman National Park.
Day 3 - Abel Tasman National Park
Hike and explore Abel Tasman's golden beaches and waterways.
Day 4 - 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 5 - 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 6 - Franz Josef
Free day for optional activities. Options include various hikes, horseback riding and quad biking.
Day 7 - Franz Josef/Queenstown
Visit the adventure capital of the world Queenstown.
Day 8 - 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 9 - 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 10 - 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 11 - 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 12 - 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 13 - Wedderburn/Christchurch
Enjoy a free afternoon to explore Christchurch.
Day 14 - Christchurch/Kaikoura
Opt to go whale watching, swim with seals or take a walk along the coast.
Day 15 - Kaikoura/Wellington
Travel to Picton to catch the ferry back to Wellington. Opt for a final night out with the group.
Day 16 - Wellington
Depart at any time.