Kiwi Experience
17 Day NZ At Its Best, Auckland to Christchurch

$1,450.00

Travel with Kiwi Experience, the legends in backpacker adventures to the heart of the North and South Islands. Experience mind-blowing Black Labyrinth, immerse yourself in Maori culture, and cruise Milford Sound – ranked as the world’s most beautiful place.

Description

Starts: Auckland, New Zealand
Ends: Christchurch, New Zealand

Experience the best that New Zealand has to offer with this awesome New Zealand coach and activity package.

Pass inclusions:

  • Sheep Dog (Auckland to Christchurch) Kiwi Experience Pass
  • The Legendary Black Water Rafting Black Labyrinth trip
  • Tamaki Maori Cultural Overnight Marae Stay, Hangi & Concert
  • Milford Explorer full day trip including cruise and lunch

PASS ITINERARY

AUCKLAND TO HOT WATER BEACH

?Spend the afternoon walking or kayaking to Cathedral Cove, and then soak in the natural springs at Hot Water Beach!

HOT WATER BEACH TO WAITOMO

Check out New Zealand’s gold mining history before travelling on to experience the glowworms, underwater caves and forest walks of Waitomo.

WAITOMO TO ROTORUA

Last chance to explore Waitomo on the Ruakuri bush walk before heading to Rotorua, the Maori culture capital of New Zealand.

ROTORUA TO TAUPO

A popular backpacker destination, with New Zealand’s biggest lake and plenty to keep you occupied!

TAUPO (EXTRA DAY)

We recommend staying an extra night in Taupo because there’s so much to do! If you’re short on time, you can always skip this extra day, timetable allowing, and get to the next stop sooner.

TAUPO TO RIVER VALLEY

Today we visit Tongariro National Park to enjoy some stunning free walks before arriving at River Valley Adventure Lodge later in the day

RIVER VALLEY TO WELLINGTON

New Zealand’s capital of cool is full of culture, cafes and cinema!

WELLINGTON TO PICTON TO KAITERITERI

Travel across the stunning Cook Strait to the seaside town of Picton, then on to Kaiteriteri where the beautiful golden sand beach is on your doorstep.

KAITERITERI TO WESTPORT

Travel through snow-capped mountains and fantastic lakes on your journey towards the wild West Coast.

WESTPORT TO LAKE MAHINAPUA

Explore the rugged West Coast of NZ, see the Pancake Rocks and spend the night in a traditional West Coast pub!

LAKE MAHINAPUA TO FRANZ JOSEF

Continue along the beautiful West Coast of New Zealand through forests and past the towering Southern Alps to glacier country.

FRANZ JOSEF (EXTRA DAY)

We recommend staying an extra night in Franz Josef because there’s so much to do there. If you’re short on time, you can always skip this extra day, timetable allowing, and get to the next stop sooner.

FRANZ JOSEF – WANAKA

Journey to the magical Southern Lakes region to take the time to chill by beautiful Lake Wanaka.

WANAKA – QUEENSTOWN

Adventure capital of New Zealand…and the world! What more do we need to say!

QUEENSTOWN TO MILFORD SOUND TO QUEENSTOWN

See amazing views of mirror lakes, mountains and cascading waterfalls on this one day trip.

QUEENSTOWN (EXTRA DAY)

We recommend staying an extra night in Queenstown because there’s so much to do there. If you’re short on time, you can always skip this extra day, timetable allowing, and get to the next stop sooner.

QUEENSTOWN TO LAKE TEKAPO

Discover the untouched beauty and crystal clear skies in the world’s largest dark sky reserve.

LAKE TEKAPO TO CHRISTCHURCH

A day of contrasts from snowy peaks to fertile plains home to the Garden City.