New Zealand Multisport

Introduction

Traveling to New Zealand? Don’t worry, you won’t have to choose between the two islands. With all the activities you can choose from on each island, we’ll make sure you make the most of the chance to lose your breath. Across three weeks you can hike, kayak, and cycle across this diverse land. There’s also time for boat cruises and local culture, just to be sure you don’t miss out on anything.

What's included

  • Accommodations Hotels/hostels (17 nts, some multi-share), lodges (2 nts), Maori village (1 nt, multi-share).
  • Meals 16 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Cycling through Karangahake Gorge
  • Traditional hangi dinner and marae greeting
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing hiking excursion (weather dependent)
  • Jet boating and kayaking along Whanganui River
  • Water taxi to Abel Tasman NP
  • Sea kayaking in Abel Tasman NP
  • outeburn Track hiking excursion
  • Fiordland NP visit
  • Milford Sound cruise
  • Cycling the Otago Rail Trail
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Itinerary

DAY 1 Auckland

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Auckland/Rotorua

Enjoy a morning cycle through Karangahake Gorge, then travel to the Rotorua region to the Tamaki Maori Village. After a traditional greeting on the marae (meeting grounds), learn the arts of the haka and poi before a traditional hangi dinner.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your Local Living MomentMaori Village Overnight Visit

Meals included:

Dinner

Day 3 Rotorua

Enjoy a free day in Rotorua, a town in a geothermal area with boiling mud and hotpools. Opt to go whitewater rafting, tackle an offroad mountain bike track, go hiking, or hit the spa.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 4 Rotorua/Tongariro National Park

Conquer the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, New Zealand’s top-rated 1-day trek and spend the afternoon hiking an active volcano.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 5 Tongariro National Park/Whanganui National Park

Experience another of New Zealand’s “Great Walks” (this time, from a canoe) on a day trip into the heart of Whanganui National Park.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6 Whanganui National Park/Raetihi

Explore the Whanganui River further by jet boat, visiting old Maori and European settlements.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7 Raetihi/Wellington

In the morning, transfer to Wellington and visit the Te Papa museum, dedicated to the history and culture of New Zealand.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 8 Wellington/Abel Tasman National Park

Travel by ferry to the South Island and then transfer by bus and water taxi into Abel Tasman National Park.

Meals included:

Dinner

Day 9 Abel Tasman National Park/Marahau

Sea kayak in Abel Tasman out to the edge of the park.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 10 Marahau/Westland District

Enjoy the scenery of the mountainous coastal Westland region, and stop en route to see the Punakaiki Pancake Rocks.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 11 Westland District/Franz Josef

Transfer to Franz Josef, stopping for a walk at the wildlife mecca of Okarito Lagoon en route. Enjoy free time for optional activities such as hiking and checking out the stunning Franz Josef Glacier.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 12 Franz Josef

A free day for optional activities. Options include various hikes, horseback riding, kayaking as well as the unique and stunning Franz Josef Glacier.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your Discover Moment

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 13 Franz Josef/Wanaka

Transfer to Wanaka, where there are a variety of optional activities available. Opt to go mountain biking, skydiving, or check out the giant maze and optical illusions of Puzzling World.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 14 Wanaka/Queenstown

Continue onto the “adventure capital of the world,” Queenstown.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 15 Queenstown

Enjoy a full-day hiking excursion along the world renowned Routeburn Track, taking in the gorgeous mountains, valleys, waterfalls, and lakes surrounding the track.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 16 Queenstown

Enjoy a free day for optional activities in Queenstown.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your Discover Moment

Day 17 Queenstown/Te Anau

Travel to the fiords of the South Island. Enjoy the stunning scenery of Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound from the deck of a boat, then return to Te Anau for the night.

Day 18 Te Anau/Central Otago District

Morning departure to Central Otago to spend the afternoon cycling 42km (26 mi) along the historic Otago Rail Trail.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 19 Central Otago District/Christchurch

Walk around Christchurch this afternoon and learn about how the city was rebuilt following an earthquake in 2011. Enjoy some free time this evening.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your G for Good MomentResourceful Ōtautahi Walking Tour

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 20 Christchurch/Kaikoura

Transfer to Kaikoura, with optional whale- or dolphin-watching in the afternoon.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 21 Kaikoura/Wellington

Transfer to Picton and take the ferry back to Wellington where the tour ends upon arrival.

Meals included:

Breakfast

NOTES

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

 

Auckland Sailing: America’s Cup Experience (Pre Tour) – From $167.00

As part of the boat crew, you’ll work together with your teammates to sail around Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour in this competitive yacht. Either take the helm and participate or sit back and enjoy the spectacle – the choice is yours.

 

Queenstown Jet Boating – From$145.00

It’s a jet boat ride along the Shotover River of Queenstown – need we say more? Okay, how about this – imagine a whitewater ride with sharp turns and fast pace expertly navigated by a trained driver. All you need to do is strap in and get ready to get wet.

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Sippy Downs QLD

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Or email us!

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Sippy Downs QLD