Best of New Zealand: Mountain Biking & Black-Sand Beaches

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  • No booking fees
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 21 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-39 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-5118
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Auckland, New Zealand
  • Ends Wellington, New Zealand
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Learn about Maori culture.
  • Get an adrenaline rush in Rotorua and Queenstown.
  • Discover Abel Tasman National Park by foot.
  • Cruise through the remote fjords of Milford Sound
The tour "Best Of New Zealand: Mountain Biking & Black-Sand Beaches" starts in Auckland and ends in Wellington. It is a photography tour that takes 21 days taking you through Taupo, Abel Tasman National Park, Franz Josef and 10 other destinations in New Zealand. "Best Of New Zealand: Mountain Biking & Black-Sand Beaches" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Now's the time to explore New Zealand on your terms with this tour that's affordable for young travellers. They say good travel happens on small islands. Regardless of whether or not that's an actual saying, the small islands of New Zealand pack plenty of exploratory punch. Go from kayaking in Raglan to hiking in Abel Tasman National Park to cruising remote fjords and taking in some Insta-worthy views. But if you’re short on travel dollars, fear not; this trip squeezes in the very best of both the North and South Islands into an affordable, action-packed 21-day itinerary where you'll move swiftly without feeling rushed.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Auckland
  • Day 2: Auckland/Raglan
  • Day 3: Raglan/Rotorua
  • Day 4: Rotorua
  • Day 5: Rotorua/Taupo
  • Day 6: Taupo/Wellington
  • Day 7: Wellington/Abel Tasman National Park
  • Day 8: Abel Tasman National Park
  • Day 9: Abel Tasman National Park/Westport
  • Day 10: Westport/Franz Josef
  • Day 11: Franz Josef
  • Day 12: Franz Josef/Queenstown
  • Day 13: Queenstown
  • Day 14: Milford Sound Day Trip/Queenstown
  • Day 15: Queenstown
  • Day 16: Queenstown to Tekapo
  • Day 17: Tekapo
  • Day 18: Tekapo to Christchurch
  • Day 19: Christchurch/Kaikoura
  • Day 20: Kaikoura/Wellington
  • Day 21: Wellington
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hostels (11 nts, multi-share with 4-8 people), basic lodges (9 nts). Most nights are multi-share on this trip.
Meals
  • 20 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners
    Note: Allow USD430-560 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, kayak, boat, ferry
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Meeting - Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
  • Your Big Night Out Moment: Wellington
  • Your Discover Moment: Franz Josef
  • Your Discover Moment: Queenstown
  • Your Big Night Out Moment: Wellington
  • Conservation farm visit (Raglan)
  • Sea kayaking excursion (Raglan)
  • Maori cultural experience
  • Visit to a seal colony
  • Walks in Franz Josef and Abel Tasman National Parks
  • Fiordland NP visit
  • Milford Sound nature cruise
  • Orientation walk in Wellington
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Auckland and from Wellington are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of New Zealand: Mountain Biking & Black-Sand Beaches tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of New Zealand: Mountain Biking & Black-Sand Beaches tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 06 April 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 06 April 2023, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of New Zealand: Mountain Biking & Black-Sand Beaches tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Best of New Zealand: Mountain Biking & Black-Sand Beaches tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : 18-to-Thirtysomethings Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.
  • 2. Service Level : Basic Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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