New Zealand – South Island Multisport

Introduction

New Zealand is the perfect place for adrenaline and activity, and there’s nowhere in the country more suited to that than the South Island. On this two week trip, cover the ground (or water) by sea kayak, boat, bike, and on foot. Explore Abel Tasman National Park, cruise along the waters of Milford Sound, and take two-wheels through the Rail Trail in Central Otago. If you’re not out of breath just from reading all that, then it’s time to start packing.

What's included

  • Accommodation: Hotels/hostels (14 nts, some multi-share).
  • Meals: 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Ferry crossing to South Island
  • Sea kayaking in Abel Tasman NP
  • Full-day Routeburn Track hiking excursion
  • Fiordland NP visit
  • Cruise through Milford Sound
  • Otago Rail Trail cycling excursion
  • Free time in Franz Josef and Queenstow
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Itinerary

Day 1 Wellington

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 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 3 Abel Tasman National Park/Marahau

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

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 4 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 8 Wanaka/Queenstown

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

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 9 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 10 Queenstown

Enjoy a free day for optional activities in Queenstown.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your Discover Moment

Day 11 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 12 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 13 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 14 Christchurch/Kaikoura

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

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 15 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)

 

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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