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New Zealand South Island Explorer

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highlights
  • Spend the night aboard a boat among the spectacular scenery of the Doubtful Sound. Cruise through fjords and take in the natural beauty of this remote wilderness area
  • Share amazing moments with your fellow travellers. As you'll be in a small group, the trip retains a fun, personalised atmosphere throughout
  • Spend several nights in Queenstown, New Zealand's adventure capital, where's you'll have tonnes of time to explore
  • Stunning Abel Tasman National Park is best explored on foot. Trek along walking trails through lush forest to beautiful coves, kayak on the blue water or relax on the beach
The New Zealand South Island Explorer tour starts and ends in Christchurch. The New Zealand South Island Explorer is a Explorer tour that takes 11 days taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 5 other destinations in New Zealand.

Hike the Franz Josef Glacier, kayak with dolphins in Doubtful Sound, view New Zealand's highest peak, Mt Cook, and go wild in Queenstown - the extreme adventure capital of the world. There's so much to do in New Zealand's South Island, this is bound to be an unforgettable travel experience and a rollicking adventure. Where do you sign up? Right here!
Day 1 Christchurch

Day 2 Punakaiki

Day 3 Franz Josef Glacier

Day 4 Franz Josef Glacier

Day 5 Queenstown

Day 6 Queenstown

Day 7 Doubtful Sound

Day 8 Doubtful Sound

Day 9 Queenstown

Day 10 Mt Cook

Day 11 Christchurch

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what’s included Accommodation
  • Lodge (9 nts), Overnight boat (1 nt)
Meals
  • 7 Breakfasts & 2 Dinners
Transport
  • Van
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
  • Pancake Rocks and Blowhole
  • Kiwi House
  • Lake Matheson
  • Arrowtown Tour
what’s excluded
    International Flights
  • Any international flights to/from Christchurch 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 South Island Explorer 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 15 participants
Duration 11 days
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
meeting/Start point Christchurch, New Zealand
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Good to know Travel Insurance

The New Zealand South Island Explorer 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 06 February 2017 full payment is required.

Visa

For this New Zealand South Island Explorer 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 South Island Explorer 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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