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New Zealand North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch)

From US$ 3,095 per person
  • No booking or credit card fees
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highlights
  • Discover the breathtaking Bay of Islands
  • Observe Waitomo's mysterious glow worms
  • See Rotorua's geysers
  • Visit the spectacular Huka Falls
The New Zealand North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch) tour starts in Christchurch and ends in Auckland. The New Zealand North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch) is an Explorer tour that takes 12 days taking you from Christchurch to Auckland and 9 other destinations in New Zealand.

Explore New Zealand's northern heartland, from the secluded beaches of the coast to the volcanic craters of the central plateau, on this North Island Explorer trip. Adventure activities abound here – why not go sea kayaking or snorkelling on our Bay of Islands adventure cruise, underground black-water rafting in Waitomo, bungee jumping and jet boating at Taupo or mountain biking and kayaking in Nelson. Whatever your interest, this small group adventure offers the perfect combination of incredible sights and thrilling activities.
Day 1 Christchurch

Day 2 Kaikoura

Day 3 Nelson

Day 4 Nelson

Day 5 Wellington

Day 6 Mt Ruapehu

Day 7 Mt Ruapehu

Day 8 Taupo/Rotorua

Day 9 Waitomo

Day 10 Waitomo/Bay of Islands

Day 11 Bay of Islands

Day 12 Auckland

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what’s included Accommodation
  • Lodge (11 nights)
Transport
  • Ferry , Van
Meals
  • 8 Breakfasts & 2 Dinners
Group Leader
  • One group leader will accompany you on this tour. The aim of the group leader is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you to have the best possible trip
Included activities
  • Kaikoura Seal Colony
  • Scenic Cruise via Queen Charlotte Sounds
  • Wellington - Te Papa Museum
  • Rotorua - Te Puia Maori Art & Cultural Centre
  • Huka Falls
  • Te Puia Thermals
  • Waitomo - Caves Entrance
what’s excluded
  • International Flights
  • Any international flights to Christchurch and from Auckland 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 North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch) tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 12 days
Tour Type Group Tour  
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Starts/Ends Christchurch, New Zealand/Auckland, New Zealand
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Good to know Travel Insurance

The New Zealand North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch) tour requires that you have a travel insurance covering emergency evacuation and repatriation.

Payment

Bookmundi only requires a deposit of 250 USD to confirm this tour. For any departures before 16 December 2017 full payment is required.

Visa

For this New Zealand North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch) 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.

Cancellation No additional cancellation fees apply for this New Zealand North Island Explorer (ex Christchurch) 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 58 days of departure.
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