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New Zealand Across New Zealand - Adventure Trip

  • Sport and adventure
Calling all thrill seekers: come discover incredible New Zealand from a new perspective! This journey will be full of adventure, adrenaline rushes and thrilling experiences! You will have the chance to Sail on a Amarica's Cup Yacht, go Cave Tubing and Rafting in the Black Abyss, go on a Guided Tour on an active volcano and take part in an amazing Glacier Hike!...

Calling all thrill seekers: come discover incredible New Zealand from a new perspective! This journey will be full of adventure, adrenaline rushes and thrilling experiences! You will have the chance to Sail on a Amarica's Cup Yacht, go Cave Tubing and Rafting in the Black Abyss, go on a Guided Tour on an active volcano and take part in an amazing Glacier Hike!

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Volcano
    Volcano
  • Air sports
    Air sports
  • Water sports
    Water sports
  • Nature observation
    Nature observation
  • Mountain
    Mountain

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to New Zealand

... And of course, welcome to Auckland!

• This incredible city has loads to offer, from gastronomic experiences to unique nature

• Enjoy the diversity in the available activities: here you can go from thrilling adventures...

• ....to first-class food and wine experiences! 

Visited:
Auckland

Day 2: America's Cup Sailing Experience

A unique day at sea

• Today, you will have a truly unique opportunity...

• Take the chance to sail on an America's Cup yacht!

• This is the most prestigious yachting regatta  in the world.

• You can either take an active part, or sit back and relax as you sail down the Auckland harbor!

Visited:
Auckland

Day 3: Adventure in the Black Abyss

Feel the adrenaline rush! • Start the day by picking up your rental car and head to Waitomo. • Time for a caving tour in the Black Abyss: Go rafting, climbing, and cave tubing!
• Visit Rotorua to see the striking gardens and the mixed Maori and English Tudor architecture.• This evening, gain an authentic introduction to Maori culture: see the warriors in traditional wear!• Paddle an ancient warrior canoe (waka), and see the traditional hangi meal being prepared. 

Visited:
AucklandWaitomo, Rotorua

Day 4: Volcanic Tour on White Island

A day like no other...

• Take an incredible flight over Hell's Gate Thermal Valley to the Pacific Ocean coastline.

• Land at the active volcano of White Island, for a 1 h guided walk of this natural phenomenon!

• See the volcanic fury of the main crater, the sulfur deposits, and remains of the sulfur mine.

• Ride down the twisty track in he world's longest zig-zag ride! 

Note: There are safety concerns for the White Island Activity, please speak to local agent for further information. 

Visited:
Rotorua

Day 5: From Rotorua to ​Christchurch

• Today, head to the Garden City: Christchurch!

•  Perched on the coast, Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island.

• Here you can find a lively café scene, Victorian architecture, and many beautiful parks!

• There is something available for every taste; Christchurch has loads of activities to offer!

Note: Flight has to be arranged by traveler 


Day 6: Beautiful Cruise in Christchurch 

Somewhere beyond the sea...

• Today, pay a visit to beautiful Akaora!

• Go via Sign of Takahe, Sign of Kiwi, Governers Bay, Gebbies Pass, Lake Forsyth and Little River.

• Join a cruise on the Akaroa Harbour sighting dolphins, penguins and seals. 

• You will have opportunity to swim in the beautiful waters. 

Visited:
Christchurch

Day 7: Tranz Alpine train

• Take the train through the beautiful landscapes across New Zealand!

• Go from Christchurch to Greymouth, from one coast to another, and enjoy the views. 

• See the fields and farmlands of the Canterbury Plains and the unique nature of Waimakariri River

• Your train climbs up the Southern Alps and descends through the lush beaches and forest.

Visited:
ChristchurchGreymouth

Day 8: Helicopter Hike on Fox Glacier

Not you everyday hike...

• Today you will have an incredible opportunity to take a helicopter hike to the Fox Glacier!

• Fly over the lower ice-fall and the Victoria Falls before landing. 

• See the part of the glacier where its forces often create spectacular ice caves and arches.

• You will be provide you gear, then follow in the ice steps cut by your guide!

• Enjoy this incredible and thrilling experience, it will be a true adrenaline rush! 

Visited:
Greymouth

Day 9: Welcome to ​Queenstown!

• This morning you will drive to Queenstown, to the premiere four season alpine and lake resort. 

• Enjoy this gorgeous town, Nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. 

• Queenstown is an incredible destination with activities all year around!

Visited:
Queenstown

Day 10: Skydiving and Whitewater Rafting

Feel the thrill falling through the sky! 

• Today, you will get an incredible adrenaline rush!

• You will be able to skydive in the Nzone, the ultimate jump (9000ft)!

Jetboat and go whitewater rafting in the Shotover River Canyons!

• This is an amazing adventure combination day, which will leave you with incredible memories. 

Visited:
Queenstown

Day 11: Skyline Gondola-Bungy Jump-Ziplinning

• Take a 5 min walk, and hop on the Sky Line Gondola to Mount Ngongotaha.

• From here you will have the best view of the surrounding, and be able to go Bungy Jumping!

• You will wear a special harness, which allows you to try a flip, twist or likewise when jumping. 

• Also, take the chance to go zip-lining on a hair-raising level..

.• Join the Kea Tour, a three-hour adventure and zip-line tour that includes a 20-min guided trek! 

Visited:
Queenstown

Day 12: Cruise in Milford Sound

A  gorgeous day in incredible nature

• Today, you will head to Milford Sound and board the Milford Mariner for a cruise!

• Discover the gorgeous nature surrounding you, with waterfalls, rain forest and mountains. 

• At the end, return to the Milford Wharf and the coach for the return journey to Queenstown!

Visited:
Milford Sound

Day 13: Last Day of the Adventure

Where will your adventure bring you next?

Transfer to Queenstown Airport in time for your flight.

• We hope you have enjoyed your stay with us, and wish you a safe journey! 

Visited:
Queenstown

Auckland Waitomo Rotorua Christchurch Greymouth Queenstown Milford Sound

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $4,980 / 13 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pax
Price per person$4,980

Included in price:

  • Accommodation for 12 nights in Auckland (2), Rotorua (2), Christchurch (2), Fox Glacier (2) and Queenstown (4)
  • America's Cup Sailing experience
  • Auckland's SkyTower
  • Black Water Rafting
  • Maori Cultural Performance
  • Land on an Active Volcano
  • OGO Rotorua
  • Transalpine train from Christchurch to Greymouth
  • Fox Glacier Heli-hike
  • 9000ft tandem skydive
  • Shotover jetboat ride
  • Shotover River Whitewater rafting
  • Skyline gondola ride
  • Zipline tour
  • The Ledge Bungy jump
  • Milford Sound coach & nature cruise
  • 6 day car rental
  • Airport transfers
  • Springboard Vacations’ 24/7 local travel assistance and support
  • Complimentary Springboard Vacations Travel Protection Plan
  • New Zealand GST (15%)
  • Breakfast

Not included in price:

  • International and National airfares
  • Insurance
  • Visa
  • Meals not Mentioned
  • Activities Outside of Itinerary

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