Legendary New Zealand

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 21 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-37704
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Auckland, New Zealand
  • Ends Wellington, New Zealand
  • +12
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • From the geothermal delight of Rotorua to the pristine beaches of the Coromandel Peninsula and endless waters of Lake Taupo, experience the beauty of the North Island.
  • Head to a Maori village where profits from your visit are fed back into the community, learn the haka and Maori weaving before tucking into a traditional hangi dinner.
  • Calling all adventure seekers! Queenstown is overflowing with adrenaline-pumping activities, so dive straight in or sit back with a glass of world-class local wine.
  • Stand in awe of the epic Franz Josef glacier and visit a local gallery to learn about the significance of pounamu (greenstone) to Maori culture while carving your own pendant.
  • Explore the coastal delights of Abel Tasman National Park, where secluded coves and golden beaches make walking, kayaking and swimming a real joy.
The "Legendary New Zealand" tour starts from Auckland and ends in Wellington. It is an active and outdoor trip that takes 21 days taking you through Abel Tasman National Park, Auckland, Murupara and 11 other destinations in New Zealand. "Legendary New Zealand" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Refreshing landscapes made up of snowy peaks, icy glaciers, clear waters and golden beaches – it’s all one big treat for the senses. Spend 21 days discovering the very best of New Zealand, from the North Island to the South Island, travelling with a local leader to see the country through the eyes of a Kiwi. Marvel at Rotorua’s geothermal features, learn about local culture in a Maori village and hang out in trendy Wellington. Hop over the Cook Strait to get your heart racing in adventurous Queenstown, stand in awe of the Franz Josef Glacier and explore the pristine coastline of Abel Tasman National Park.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Accommodation on this trip is in mixed-gender multi-share dormitory style hostels with shared facilities. We are aware of a system functionality limitation incorrectly indicating "twin-share" when you manage your booking on our website.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Auckland / Coromandel Peninsula
  • Day 2: Rotorua
  • Day 3: Rotorua
  • Day 4: Murupara
  • Day 5: Taupo
  • Day 6: Taupo
  • Day 7: Wellington
  • Day 8: Wellington / Kaikoura
  • Day 9: Kaikoura / Christchurch
  • Day 10: Christchurch / Lake Tekapo
  • Day 11: Queenstown
  • Day 12: Queenstown
  • Day 13: Queenstown / Wanaka
  • Day 14: Wanaka / Franz Josef
  • Day 15: Franz Josef
  • Day 16: Punakaiki
  • Day 17: Punakaiki
  • Day 18: Abel Tasman National Park
  • Day 19: Abel Tasman National Park
  • Day 20: Abel Tasman National Park / Wellington
  • Day 21: Wellington
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Multi-share hostel with shared facilities (20 nights)
Meals
  • 20 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners
Transport
  • Private Vehicle , Train , Ferry
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Coromandel Peninsula - Hot Water Beach
  • Rotorua - Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
  • Coromandel Peninsula - Cathedral Cove
  • Murupara - Hangi Dinner
  • Rotorua - Pohutu Geyser
  • Rotorua - Visit Te Puia Maori Village
  • Murupara - Learn to Weave Flax
  • Murupara - Learn the Haka
  • Murupara - Village Tour with Maori Elder
  • Tongariro National Park - Scenic Drive
  • Wellington - Mount Victoria Lookout
  • Marlborough - Cook Strait Ferry Crossing
  • Wellington - Mount Victoria Lookout
  • Kaikoura - Visit to a Seal Colony
  • Lake Tekapo - Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Christchurch - City Tour
  • Queenstown - Kawarau Gorge
  • Arrowtown - Village visit
  • West Coast - Haast Pass
  • West Coast - Lake Hawea Lookout
  • Franz Josef - Carve your own Pounamu Necklace
  • Hokitika - Mountain Jade Greenstone Factory
  • Punakaiki - Overnight in a Rainforest Retreat
  • Punakaiki - Pancake Rocks Visit
  • Marlborough - Cook Strait Ferry Crossing
  • Marlborough - Visit Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve
  • Abel Tasman National Park - Paddle a Waka (war canoe)
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 Legendary New Zealand tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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 Legendary New Zealand tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 20 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 20 July 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Legendary New Zealand tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Legendary New Zealand 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.

Is this trip right for you
  • This trip is operated and run by Haka Tours, an Intrepid Company. You will be travelling with a mixture of both Haka customers and Intrepid customers. Intrepid works closely with Haka Tours to ensure that all of our customers enjoy their time in New Zealand.
  • Accommodation on this trip is in mixed-gender multi-share dormitory style hostels with shared facilities. Dorms generally consist of 4-8 beds (private rooms are available on request).
COVID VACCINATION POLICY
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer mandatory on departures after 1st January 2023. Nonetheless, all travellers are strongly advised to be vaccinated as a safety measure to protect themselves and others on the tour. This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination are required.
  • Also, proof of vaccination may still be required at specific entry points or by the airlines. Therefore, please make sure to check all the travel requirements carefully before travelling.
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 global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
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