Kiwi Encounter

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 16 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 18-39 yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Wine tasting in Marlborough
  • Haka & Poi class
  • Visit Lake Matheson
  • Stay in Fox Glacier region
The Kiwi Encounter tour starts in Auckland and ends in Christchurch. The Kiwi Encounter is an explorer tour that takes 16 days taking you from Auckland to Christchurch and through other destinations in New Zealand.

Wherever you look it’s beauty, beauty and more beauty. You’ll see everything from soaring volcanoes and towering mountains to mirror-like lakes and dolphins. Journey through wine regions (and try the local goodies) and chill out in a craft beer capital. Make friends for life and see the best that New Zealand has to offer. Are you ready for it?
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  • Sunil Mistry
  • From UK
  • On Apr 29 2019
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  • Day 1: Auckland to Rotorua
  • Day 2: Rotorua
  • Day 3: Rotorua to Tongariro National Park
  • Day 4: Tongariro National Park
  • Day 5: Tongariro to Wellington
  • Day 6: Wellington to Nelson
  • Day 7: Nelson
  • Day 8: Nelson to Kaikoura
  • Day 9: Kaikoura to Christchurch
  • Day 10: Christchurch to Fox Glacier
  • Day 11: Fox Glacier to Queenstown
  • Day 12: Queenstown
  • Day 13: Queenstown
  • Day 14: Queenstown
  • Day 15: Queenstown to Lake Ohau
  • Day 16: Lake Ohau to Christchurch
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  • 5 nights in hotels, 4 nights in motels, 3 nights in lodges, 1 night in a cabin, 1 night in a hostel, 1 night in a traditional Maori Marae
  • 15 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi
  • Wine tasting in Marlborough
  • Haka & Poi class
  • Visit Lake Matheson
  • Stay in Fox Glacier region
  • Visit Huka Falls
  • Visit Lake Taupo
  • Cruise Milford Sound
  • Mountain bike in Arrowtown
  • Cook Strait ferry crossing
  • Awesome Topdeck Crew
  • Any international flights to Auckland and from Christchurch 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 Kiwi Encounter tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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A deposit of 0 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 42 days before departure. For any departures within 19 January 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Kiwi Encounter 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.


For this Kiwi Encounter 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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Kiwi Encounter tour. You can cancel the tour up to 43 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 42 days of departure.
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