The Big Tiki

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 21 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-35 yrs
  • max group size 48
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-39640
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Auckland, New Zealand
  • Ends Christchurch, New Zealand
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Start in Auckland and end in Christchurch, the "The Big Tiki" tour is a guided explorer trip that takes 21 days. You will travel through Christchurch, Franz Josef, Auckland and 9 other destinations in New Zealand. "The Big Tiki" is a group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Geysers and glaciers. Māori settlements, mighty cities and majestic mountains. If NZ doesn't impress you with its diverse beauty, nothing will. Cruising from Auckland in the north to Christchurch in the South – with stop-offs in Rotorua, Wellington, Queenstown and more top class adventure spots along the way – this one is the ultimate adventure, offering up over 65 optional activities from whale watching to skydiving and beyond.
  • Day 1: Auckland to Paihia
  • Day 2: Paihia
  • Day 3: Paihia to Auckland
  • Day 4: Auckland to Rotorua
  • Day 5: Rotorua
  • Day 6: Rotorua to Lake Taupo
  • Day 7: Lake Taupo to Ruapehu
  • Day 8: Mount Ruapehu to Wellington
  • Day 9: Wellington
  • Day 10: Wellington to Kaikoura
  • Day 11: Kaikoura
  • Day 12: Kaikoura to Christchurch
  • Day 13: Christchurch to Franz Josef Glacier
  • Day 14: Franz Josef Glacier
  • Day 15: Franz Josef Glacier to Queenstown
  • Day 16: Queenstown
  • Day 17: Queenstown
  • Day 18: Queenstown
  • Day 19: Queenstown to Te Anau
  • Day 20: Te Anau to Lake Ohau
  • Day 21: Lake Ohau to Christchurch
  • Bounty Motel (or similar) hotel
  • Jucy Snooze (or similar) hotel
  • Sudima Lake Rotorua (or similar) hotel
  • Lakeland Resort Taupo (or similar) hotel
  • Kings Ohakune (or similar) hotel
  • Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman (or similar) hotel
  • Sudima Kaikoura (Or similar) hotel
  • The Breakfree on Cashel (or similar) hotel
  • Rainforest Retreat (or similar) hotel
  • The Village Inn Hotel (or similar) hotel
  • Lake Ohau Lodge (or similar) hotel
  • Dinner (x6)
  • Breakfast (x19)
  • Travel by coach
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • 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 The Big Tiki tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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Based on 1 review
  • Maria Malone
  • From Finland
  • On Mar 16 2023
5 - Excellent
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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No additional cancellation fees apply for this The Big Tiki 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.


For any tour departures within 01 December 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 01 December 2023, a deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

The Big Tiki 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 The Big Tiki 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.

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.
  • A multitude of COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Children below 16 who are unable to be vaccinated, will need to provide proof of a verifiable negative test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours of this trip departure.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.

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