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Great Walks Discovery

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5.0 Based on 8 Reviews
  • duration 5 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-38102
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Ends Queenstown, New Zealand
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Ben Lomond for views over Queenstown
  • Parts of the Routeburn, Milford and Kepler Tracks
  • Milford Sound during the day
  • Overnight on Doubtful Sound
Start and end in Queenstown, the "Great Walks Discovery" trip is a guided walking tour that takes 5 days. You will travel through Queenstown, Doubtful Sound and Te Anau in New Zealand. "Great Walks Discovery" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport and others.

All of these walks are located in the Fiordland National Park - a UNESCO World Heritage area with mystical coves and dense temperate rainforest.This is a bucket list hiking trip where you need not forgo any creature comforts.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Overnight cruise in Doubtful Sound
  • Day 2: Cruise in Doubtful Sound, hike Routeburn Track
  • Day 3: Hike Milford Track, cruise Milford Sound
  • Day 4: Takahe Bird Park, hike Kepler Track
  • Day 5: Gondola ride, hike Ben Lomond
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • A range of hotels, lodges, chalets and overnight boat cruises. The only tour company to overnight at the Milford Lodge in Milford Sound!
Meal
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner on all days, except where indicated on the itinerary (usually 1 day per trip is a free day, allowing you to choose your own dining location).
Transport
  • Airport transfers on the first & last days. When you're not travelling under your own steam, there will be comfortable air-conditioned vans to stretch your legs.
Guide
  • Two experienced New Zealand guides per trip. Having two guides allows for much greater flexibility, meaning you're able to go at your own pace.
Included activities
  • Thinking you can't fit much into 5 days? Think again! Of course you'll hike, but you'll also cruise, ride a gondola and view native wildlife.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Queenstown 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 Great Walks Discovery tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 8 reviews
  • Lynda
  • On Dec 21 2021
5 - Excellent
Excellent
The Takahe trip is full of wonder, excitement and lasting memories. It boasts spectacular scenery every day, quality accommodation, comfortable travel and carefully balanced activities allowing energy levels to be manageable... Read more
  • Sandy
  • On Dec 17 2021
5 - Excellent
Excellent
So tempted to try to knock off a few great walks as the years slip by?Join this perfect honey of great walk tasters. Within lies the relaxing level nature walks in forest crowded with amazing lush undergrowth, or light- filtered... Read more
  • Susan
  • On Dec 09 2021
5 - Excellent
Excellent
I knew the trip was going to be a success because of the way we were greeted at the Hotel on the first morning. Button & Emma went the extra mile to look after us everyday & of course, we all liked Sam a lot.
  • Linda
  • On Dec 03 2021
5 - Excellent
Excellent
The weather was perfect for the entire 5 days, couldn't have asked for better. Ruby and Pim were a great team, everything went very smoothly, they were both fabulous and knowledgeable guides. Ruby whipped up amazing meals and I... Read more
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.
Request a private and/or personalized departure To design a private tour, we'll ask you some more information in the following steps.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Great Walks Discovery tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 02 September 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 02 September 2022, a deposit of 500 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Great Walks Discovery 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 Great Walks Discovery 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:

  • Thorough hygiene practices and general health & safety measures has been implemented on this trip to protect against COVID-19.
  • This tour requires all traveler over 12 to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Travelers under 12 will need to show a negative test result done within 72 hours before departure day.
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