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New Zealand Journey

From US$ 2,999 US$ 2,849 per person
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highlights
  • Cruise Hauraki Gulf Marine Park for a whale and dolphin experience
  • Learn about Maori myths and traditions
  • Experience the geothermal mysteries of Rotorua
  • Glide along the TranzAlpine railway and relax at a rainforest lodge
The New Zealand Journey tour starts in Auckland and ends in Queenstown. The New Zealand Journey is a Photography and Art Tours tour that takes 11 days taking you from Auckland to Queenstown and 6 other destinations in New Zealand. The New Zealand Journey tour includes accommodation, staff & experts, meals included, transport and some activities. Please see the Includes section for more information.

These 11 days exploring New Zealand’s North and South islands are the ideal introduction to this small country that feels huge. Utilizing a diverse range of transport – train, gondola, boat, plane – you’ll connect with locals in artsy beach towns, roam through an ancient rainforest, learn about local legend and cuisine from the Maori, and breathe in all the clean air you possibly can. Come to New Zealand a stranger. Return home an honorary Kiwi.
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Is this tour for me?
Travel Style: National Geographic Journeys

Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.

Service Level: Upgraded

Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

Physical Grading: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

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.

what’s included Accommodation
  • Hotels (9 nts), cruise boat (seasonal) (1 nt).
Meals Included
  • 10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
  • Note: Allow USD325-425 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Mini-bus, plane, train, boat, walking.
Staff & experts
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Hauraki Gulf Marine Park whale and dolphin experience
  • Visit scenic Bridal Veil Falls
  • Farm visit with local lunch
  • Raglan Harbour cruise
  • Tour Waitomo Caves
  • Meet a Maori elder
  • Enjoy traditional Maori hangi feast and entertainment
  • Orientation walk in Christchurch
  • Scenic TranzAlpine train
  • Queenstown gondola ride
  • Wilderness day cruise (winter) or overnight cruise (summer) on Doubtful Sound
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
what’s excluded
    International Flights
  • Any international flights to Auckland and from Queenstown are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Travel insurance is not included in this New Zealand Journey tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 16 participants
Duration 11 days
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Age Requirement 12 +
meeting/Start point Auckland, New Zealand
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Get a PDF file with detailed trip information: Download Trip Notes for New Zealand Journey
Good to know Travel Insurance

The New Zealand Journey tour requires that you have a travel insurance covering emergency evacuation and repatriation. If you do not already have a travel insurance please do get in touch with us after booking and we will help you.


Visa

For this New Zealand Journey 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 New Zealand Journey 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 62 days of departure.
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