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The Big Tiki (Until Sept 2022)

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  • COVID-19protected
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 19 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-35 yrs
  • max group size 48
  • Footprint carbonneutralCO2 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 Auckland, New Zealand
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • See the City of Sails harbour made famous by the Americas Cup
  • Take a behind the scenes tour of the of a Kiwi conservation project at the Rainbow Springs Kiwi Encounter
  • Tuck into coffee and cake in one of Wellington's cafes, including a 'Heart parcels' brownie with proceeds going towards supporting the homeless
  • Join our 2019 Changemaker Parris Quinn in handing out 'Heart Parcels' food to Wellington's homeless (from Oct 2020 selected departures)
  • Check out the cafe & restaurant scene in Wellington, voted the coolest little capital in the world
  • Stop at AJ Hackett Kawarau Bridge
  • Experience rural NZ country life with a farm visit in Te Anau
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Start and end in Auckland, the trip "The Big Tiki (Until Sept 2022)" is a guided explorer tour that takes 19 days. You will travel through Paihia, Auckland, Lake Ohau and 4 other destinations in New Zealand. "The Big Tiki (Until Sept 2022)" is a group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Kicking off in Auckland, on this epic winter adventure you'll bungee and skydive in Queenstown, feast on a ground-smoked Māori 'hangi' in Rotorua, stroll wine trails, visit Hobbiton, hike active volcanoes and experience the otherworldly beauty of Milford Sound in an unforgettable 19 day adventure. New Zealand comes alive in winter; get ready for the ultimate adrenaline rush.
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1: Auckland to Paihia via Parry Kauri Park
  • Day 2: Paihia
  • Day 3: Paihia to Auckland
  • Day 4: Auckland to Rotorua
  • Day 5: Rotorua
  • Day 6: Rotorua to Mount Ruapehu via Huka Falls and Lake Taupo
  • Day 7: Mount Ruapehu
  • Day 8: Mount Ruapehu to Wellington
  • Day 9: Wellington
  • Day 10: Wellington to Christchurch
  • Day 11: Christchurch to Franz Josef
  • Day 12: Franz Josef Glacier
  • Day 13: Franz Josef Glacier to Queenstown
  • Day 14: Queenstown
  • Day 15: Queenstown
  • Day 16: Queenstown
  • Day 17: Queenstown to Te Anau via Milford Sound
  • Day 18: Te Anau to Lake Ohau via Arrowtown
  • Day 19: Lake Ohau to Christchurch via Lake Tekapo
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • We'll get 24 of your meals, you get the rest. You can expect a healthy breakfast every morning, as well as authentic fish 'n' chips and a few BBQs along the way. We'll also give you plenty of opportunities to try the best gourmet eats in NZ.
Accommodation
  • Throughout your trip you’ll be getting your beauty sleep in cosy, warm beds in multi-share rooms, plus the chance to stay in funky sleeping pods that can be completely enclosed for sleeping and chilling out. Your accommodation will always be located in the heart of the action, with communal areas for you and your new best friends to relax and socialise.
Guide
  • A highly trained Trip Manager who brings your adventure to life. An expert driver who knows foreign roads better than Google Maps. Local Guides who make tourist traps a thing of the past. This is your team. Smart, friendly, fun, and integral to everything we do.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Auckland 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 (Until Sept 2022) tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this The Big Tiki (Until Sept 2022) tour. You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 44 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 10 July 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 10 July 2022, a deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 44 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

The Big Tiki (Until Sept 2022) 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 The Big Tiki (Until Sept 2022) 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.
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