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Ditch your own sandy spas on the famed Hot Water Beach in New Zealand. Discover the ranch on a 4WD Bush safari and savour a cool diner..... The National Park: Cross vulcanic plateaux and take New Zealand's most popular daily hike - Tongariro Crossing. Savour the New Zealand capital's cultural atmosphere.
Stremark' Abel Tasman: Remain on the beach at the sandy beach of Marahau on the outskirts of Abel Tasman National Park. You also have the possibility to visit Kaikoura's renowned dolphin..... Take jetboating in Mount Aspiring National Park - enjoy the best in flatboat cruising just a few centimetres from the river bed, see pr.....
Strademark " Mount Cook: Walk on the Hooker Valley Track to the glacial pond with swimming ice mountains at the foot of Mount Cook. Strademark' Mount Cook: Sojourn in a Dark Sky Reserve - one of the best places in the whole wide globe to see the Milky Way! Accomodation: 23 overnight stays in four-bed rooms in various high standard backpackers' huts, wild boar bungalows and huts.
Visiting Waipoua Forest and Tane Mahuta (New Zealand's biggest kauri tree). A stroll to the world-famous Cathedral Cove. On the Bluebridge Ferry across Cook Strait to South Island. Check out the Cook Winter Trip. In Whakahoro the default lodging is six people. Upgraded accommodations are not available in Hahei and Doubtful Sound.
Auckland, New Zealand's biggest metropolis, is where your trip begins. The pick up starts at your lodging early and light before we drive to the coastal village of Paihia to the south. A trip to the historical Waitangi Treaty Grounds (at your own expense) follows before you settle in our lodging where you can have a group dinner and end the day in Paihia.
Evening meal included. This evening you have the opportunity to take part in a Maori led dusk meeting where you will be able to see the Waipoua woods, meet Maori legend and the spiritually living in the woods and see the world's biggest cauri trees, the "god of the forest" Tane Mahuta (at your own expense).
End the outing with a kiwi treat for supper, local seafood and French fries. Incl. breakfasts and dinners. We have the possibility to see the biggest cowrie tree in New Zealand. Incl. breakfasts. From Auckland we drive southeast to the unspoilt sandy beach of Hahei Beach, from where you can reach the Cathedral Cove.
Only walking, boating or kayaking away, you will explore some of New Zealand's most breathtaking landscapes and breathtaking ocean vistas in this magnificent area. In the afternoons we meet as a group for an amusing cookery rally to cook together some tasty quays (Maori for "food") for supper.
Evening meal included. Incl. breakfasts and dinners. Incl. breakfasts. It is a very early departure this early today, so we can make our way to UNESCO Tongariro National Park where you have the opportunity to do one of the best daily hikes in the wide open spaces of the Apulia.
Incl. breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Their supper this evening will be prepared with homemade products. Incl. breakfasts and dinners. Known as the'coolest little city in the world' thanks to Lonely Planet, Wellington is a great place to explore the vibrant art, retail and crafts scenes.
The New Zealand capitol is home to the New Zealand legislature and the legendary governing body of the state. You have the opportunity this afternoons to visit the world-famous Weta workshop, admire the miracles of nature and culture of the Te Papa National Museum or hike along the water at the Oriental Parade.
Incl. breakfasts. From Wellington we drive over the Cook Strait with the Bluebridge Ferry to Picton, the seaside city of the South Island. This is where we met our bus and drove through the renowned Marlborough vineyards. We' ll stop at the winery in a vine yard to taste New Zealand's world-famous Sauvignon Blanc before driving into the stunning Abel Tasman National Park.
This evening we will be enjoying tasty shellfish and a barbecue meal at our camping site. Incl. breakfasts and dinners. It is a free today to visit the unbelievable Abel Tasman National Park. Cruise this breathtaking seaside area, known as one of New Zealand's most sunny places. Take the coast path and see some of New Zealand's best pristine gold sand or take advantage of options such as yachting or canoeing.
This evening you can take care of yourself and use the barbecue possibilities in our accomodation. Incl. breakfasts. Evening meal included. This evening you have the possibility to eat in one of the city' s cafés or restuarants or use the self-catering cuisine in our lodging. Incl. breakfasts.
In the Fiordland National Park, one of New Zealand's most unspoilt and unspoilt areas, with breathtaking ice-carved fjords, dales, ponds and mountains. When it is a clear day, make sure you go to the top of the boat after supper to do some extraordinary eye-candy. Incl. breakfasts and dinners. Around noon we leave Doubtful Sounds and leave the breathtaking Fiordland behind us to drive to Queenstown, the'adventure city of the world'.
Incl. breakfasts. Incl. breakfasts. We return by coach for a brief ride to Wanaka, where we will spent the mornings cycling some of the most beautiful paths on New Zealand's lakeshore. In the afternoon we cross the Lindis Pass through the beautiful Mackenzie area to the foot of the country's highest peak, Aoraki/Mt Cook.
Incl. breakfasts and dinners. Tonight we set out through a scenery that has become renowned in the "Lord of the Rings" film. For those who do not do a raft trip, drive on to Christchurch, where your rider will draw your attention to the delights of the biggest town on the South Island. Raftsers will return to the group tonight at the Christchurch lodge.
Incl. breakfasts. There' s a group lunch this evening. Evening meal included. Then we head to the east coast and the seaside town of Kaikoura, known for a variety of miracles of nature from country to high seas. Enjoy one of the famed Kaikoura Dalmatian Delfin and Walewhale watching trips (at your own expense), see the seal next to the Goose Bay street or hike around the promontory and enjoy the stunning view from the viewpoint.
Incl. breakfasts. In the morning we take a delightful ride along jagged coast streets to Picton, where we take the Cook Strait to Wellington. This is an expedited rally back to New Zealand's biggest town, Auckland, via the National Park. On the way we stop for photography and eat in the National Park town before returning to Auckland for a long afternoons.
Incl. breakfasts. We have opted for top-notch backpackers accommodations in various guesthouses, wild boar der huts and shelters. Four-bed rooms are in the price including. It is possible to convert your accomodation into a room (single or double), depending on your needs. In order to apply for an accomodation upgrades, please send us an e-mail (enquiri[email protected]) before booking to verify it.
Sleep in a 4-star lodging with a view of the port of Hokianga. The National Park: Park Hotel Ruapehu is cosy and neat. AbeI Tasman: This barn is located in Marahau on the outskirts of the breathtaking Abel Tasman National Park of the Tasmanian Region, you couldn't be nearer to paradise..... Chalets and cabins at Tourist Centre'A' are located in the Mt Aspiring World Heritage National Park and provide a great view of the.....
Mt: Mount Cook: The Mount Cook Backpacker Lodge is situated right next to the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park with a magnificent view of Mount Cook. The hotel All Stars In is a new, specially constructed, central area. Both the Coromandel and Doubtful Sound Cruise offer quadshare accommodations and the number of upgrade options is limit.
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