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NEW ZEALAND-SOUTH ISLAND ENCOMPASSED -2 (MAY 01-OCT 04)

16 Days, Wellington to Wellington
NEW ZEALAND-SOUTH ISLAND ENCOMPASSED -2 (MAY 01-OCT 04)

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IS THIS Yolo TRIP FOR ME ? YES ! IF YOU...
    • Are young at heart
    • Prefer fast-paced and budget-friendly trips
    • Want to have meaningful encounters with local people
    • Love making new friends
What's Included
  • Overseas Medical Insurance for the duration of the tour (Sum of US$ 2,50,000 covered).
  • 15 nights accommodation (Hostels (7 nts), basic hotels (3 nts), basic lodges (4 nts), floating boat hostel (1 nt in summer, cabin in winter months). Most nights are multi-share).
  • 15 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 7 dinners
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  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities (Private bus, kayak, boat, ferry).
  • Excursion to Abel Tasman NP .
  • Seal colony visit.
  • Walks in Abel Tasman NP, Paparoa NP, and Lake Matheson..
  • Sea kayaking (Doubtful Sound).
  • Cycling excursion (Central Otago).
  • Pancake Rocks Trek (Punakaiki).
  • Fiordland National Park visit (Enroute from Queenstown to Doubtful Sound).
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
VERY IMPORTANT
Please ensure that you print a final copy of your trip details provided by Cox & Kings as pdf format.
Important Notes
We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD280-365 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.
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Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Wellington
Day 2 Wellington/Abel Tasman National Park
Day 3 Abel Tasman National Park
Day 4 Abel Tasman National Park/Punakaiki
Day 5 Punakaiki/Franz Josef
Day 6 Franz Josef
Day 7 Franz Josef/Queenstown
Day 8 Queenstown
Day 9 Queenstown
Day 10 Queenstown/Doubtful Sound
Day 11 Doubtful Sound/Wedderburn
Day 12 Wedderburn
Day 13 Wedderburn/Christchurch
Day 14 Christchurch/Kaikoura
Day 15 Kaikoura/Wellington
Day 16 Depart Wellington
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TRIP SPECIFIC SAFETY

Cox & Kings takes all reasonable measures to ensure your safety and enjoyment while travelling with us. The aim of this document is to give you an insight into ways you may further enhance your own personal safety while abroad.

Places Visited
  • Wellington
  • Abel Tasman National Park
  • Punakaiki
  • Franz Josef
  • Queenstown
  • Doubtful Sound
  • Wedderburn
  • Christchurch
  • Kaikoura
  • DAY 1 Arrive Wellington

    Arrive at any time.

    There are no planned activities during the day, so check into the hotel and explore the city.

    Check out New Zealand's National Museum, a must-see with great displays of historical Maori artifacts and relatively modern exhibits such as the motorbike that was built in a shed and won the world championships. Afterwards, opt for a night out on the town. Wellington has an abundance of nightlife, bars, cafes and restaurants all located on and around the entertainment district of Courtenay Place.

    Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    1h 18:30
    The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore, but make sure you're back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour.

    Optional Activities
    Weta Workshop Visit

    Step into the behind-the-scenes world of hobbits, dragons and other fantastical movie creatures. The Weta Workshop is where the props and models for films like The Lord of the Rings, Avatar and the Amazing Spiderman 2 are designed and brought to life. Watch artists working on new pieces and see some of their award-winning creations from past projects in their new exhibition space.

    Te Papa Museum Visit
    Wellington30m-6h
    Free
    Visit this must-see museum, home to displays of historical Maori artifacts and modern exhibits. See how the museum is constructed on shock absorbers to withstand New Zealand's many earthquakes - find the stairwell just outside the entrance and descend into the foundations of the building. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 2 Wellington/Abel Tasman National Park

    Take a ferry over to the South Island and transfer to Abel Tasman National Park.

    Travel to Abel Tasman National Park, well-known for its stunning white-sand beaches. While on the ferry, be sure to stand outside to enjoy the view of the Marlborough Sounds at the top of the South Island.

    For the next two nights, overnight in cabins in a true rural setting on the edge of the park.

    Ferry
    Wellington - Picton 3h 30m 92km
    Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.

    Private Vehicle
    Picton - Abel Tasman National Park 3h 200km
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle. (Breakfast,Dinner)

  • DAY 3 Abel Tasman National Park

    Hike and explore Abel Tasman's golden beaches and waterways.

    Today starts with a water taxi ride into Abel Tasman National Park. Walk along a coastline track to one of the world's most scenic golden sand beaches. We take a water taxi back to our cabin at the edge of the park.

    Water taxi
    Abel Tasman National Park 30m
    Jump in and cross the water to the next stop.

    Abel Tasman National Park Walk
    Abel Tasman National Park 4h 12km
    Walk along a coastline track from Anchorage to Marahau to one of the world's most scenic golden sand beaches.

    Optional Activities
    Sailing

    Abel Tasman National Park 4h-6h30m
    90-176 NZD per person
    Sail through crystal clear waters, admire spectacular scenery and investigate secluded cloves, small islands, golden beaches and lush forest. Don't forget to wear a hat and sunscreen! (Breakfast,Dinner)

  • DAY 4 Abel Tasman National Park/Punakaiki

    Head south down the coast of black-sand beaches. Visit a seal colony and take in the pancake rock formations at Punakaiki.

    Visit the Cape Foulwind seal colony, then follow the stunning coastal road down to a beach camp in Punakaiki for the night. Visit the famous 'Pancake Rocks' walk upon arrival into Punakaiki.

    Private Vehicle
    Abel Tasman National Park - Punakaiki 4h 250km
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Pancake Rocks Trek
    Punakaiki 15m-30m 1km
    Walk along a loop trail with informative signs detailing how the 'Pancake Rocks' were formed millions of years ago. When the trail reaches the coast, there are many lookouts for photo stops and beautiful views of the coast, the rocks and the blowholes found along the area.

    Seal Colony Visit
    Cape Foulwind 30m 1-2km
    Stop by a viewing platform over a New Zealand fur seal colony at Cape Foulwind. Female seals will live in the same colony for the duration of their lives, whereas male seals move around more. The males visit the Cape Foulwind colony between late November and mid-January for mating season. All seasons offer plenty of activity to check out, from mating to the raising of baby pups and feeding out at sea.

    Optional Activities
    Hiking

    Punakaiki 15m-3h
    Free
    Head out on the local trails to explore the area, or hike some of the trails in nearby Paparoa National Park. (Breakfast,Dinner)

  • DAY 5 Punakaiki/Franz Josef

    Stay in a lodge surrounded by rainforest and explore this UNESCO World Heritage Area.

    Opt to kayak the river into the Paparoa National Park or stick to the local trails for some day hikes. Continue following the coastal road towards Franz Josef arriving at a unique wilderness lodge set in the rainforest for the night.

    Private Vehicle
    Punakaiki - Franz Josef 4h 220km
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Optional Activities
    Kayaking

    Paparoa National Park 2h-3h
    40 NZD per person
    Take a scenic kayak trip up the river from Punakaiki into the National Park. Enjoy paddling along the Pororari River, there are some small rapids to keep the route exciting and great views in all directions. (Dinner,Breakfast)

  • DAY 6 Franz Josef

    Free day for optional activities. Options include various hikes, horseback riding and quad biking.

    Free Time
    Franz Josef Full Day
    Enjoy a free day to explore the beautiful Franz Josef area.

    Optional Activities
    Franz Josef Glacial Valley Walk

    Franz Josef
    75 NZD per person
    Enjoy spectacular views on a guided interpretive walk that follows a riverbed along the Franz Josef Glacier's retreat. At the end, you'll be rewarded with a great view of the glacier off in the distance.

    Franz Josef Quad Bike
    Franz Josef
    65-160 NZD per person
    Hop aboard the two-seater ATV quad and drive along ancient glacial pathways carved into the landscape by ice and water. Be amazed at what lies around every twist and turn as you are guided through rainforests, riverbeds, grasslands, sand and mud. Feel the thrill of fresh air in your face and the excitement of riding in the wild.

    Horse Trek
    Franz Josef 1h-3h
    65-150 NZD per person
    Experience the beauty of New Zealand's Franz Josef Glacier country on horseback. This is horse riding in paradise with a stunning backdrop of mountain ranges and rainforest. Soak up the magnificent views of the Southern Alps and the spectacular glacier, as you trek over lush farmland, glacial moraine and riverbed.

    Helicopter Hike
    Franz Josef 3h-4h
    325-429 NZD per person
    Take a once-in-a-lifetime helicopter ride to the top of the Franz Josef Glacier. Hop out and trek on the white and blue ice. Cool! (Breakfast)

  • DAY 7 Franz Josef/Queenstown

    Visit the adventure capital of the world--Queenstown.

    Private Vehicle
    Franz Josef - Queenstown 6h Morning 365km
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 8 Queenstown

    Free time in Queenstown. Get the heart pumping with some adrenaline-filled options, such as jet boating, bungee jumping, mountain biking or skydiving.

    If you have pre-booked the Queenstown Jet Boating, your CEO will inform you when you will do the activity during your tour, as days are subject to change: Jet Boat (Day 8 or 9 - Queenstown).

    Please note - in the winter months (late April - early Nov) skiing and snowboarding in the Southern Alps is a highlight for any visitor.
    Most of the optional activities are also available, ask your CEO which ones are in season.

    Free Time
    Queenstown Full Day
    Do as much or as little as wanted during a free day to explore the area.

    Optional Activities
    Mountain Biking

    Queenstown 1h-6h
    35-79NZD per person
    Hop on a bike and get familiar with some of the great trails in the area. There are routes for all levels of cyclist to enjoy so rent a and start exploring the hills.

    Jet Boating
    Queenstown 2h-3h
    129NZD per person
    Jet boating is a typical New Zealand activity-- go as fast you can in a boat over water. Hang on tight as you fly across the surface of the water. Shoot through narrow rocky gorges and dare to watch as the driver takes hairpin turns frighteningly close to the cliffs.

    Skydiving
    Queenstown
    299-439NZD per person
    Enjoy the awe-inspiring beauty of Queenstown from an eagle's perspective. Suit up, get briefed and board the prop plane to soar high about the rugged alpine landscape. Strap onto your instructor, take a breath and leap into a once-in-a-lifetime free fall. This is what a natural high truly feels like!

    Vineyard Tour
    Queenstown 5h-7h
    185-230NZD per person
    Visit vineyards in New Zealand's fastest growing wine region. Taste some of Queenstown's finest Pinot Noir, as well as Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. Sample local cheeses and learn more about the grape varietals that flourish here. Pick up a few bottles to savour back home.

    Bungee Jumping
    Queenstown 1h30m-4h
    175-510NZD per person
    Adrenaline junkies will be happy with a stop at the world's original commercial bungee site (bungy in New Zealand!). Opt to take the plunge or simply observe where it all started from the comfort solid ground. Shoot some amazing photos of those brave enough to dive into the abyss.

    Gondola Ride
    Queenstown 1h-2h30m
    30-82NZD per person
    Take a ride up to the top of the mountain by cable car gondola. Get a spectacular 220o view of Coronet Peak, the Remarkables mountain range, and Lake Wakatipu below.

    Paragliding
    Queenstown 15m-30m
    210NZD per person
    Hang on! Get a birds-eye view of Queenstown on an exciting ride in the sky. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 9 Queenstown

    Free time in Queenstown. Get the heart pumping with some adrenaline-filled options, such as jet boating, bungee jumping, mountain biking or skydiving.

    If you have pre-booked the Queenstown Jet Boating, your CEO will inform you when you will do the activity during your tour, as days are subject to change: Jet Boat (Day 8 or 9 - Queenstown).

    Please note - in the winter months (late April - early Nov) skiing and snowboarding in the Southern Alps is a highlight for any visitor.
    Most of the optional activities are also available, ask your CEO which ones are in season.

    Free Time
    Queenstown Full Day
    Do as much or as little as wanted during a free day to explore the area.

    Optional Activities
    Mountain Biking

    Queenstown 1h-6h
    35-79NZD per person
    Hop on a bike and get familiar with some of the great trails in the area. There are routes for all levels of cyclist to enjoy so rent a and start exploring the hills.

    Jet Boating
    Queenstown 2h-3h
    129NZD per person
    Jet boating is a typical New Zealand activity-- go as fast you can in a boat over water. Hang on tight as you fly across the surface of the water. Shoot through narrow rocky gorges and dare to watch as the driver takes hairpin turns frighteningly close to the cliffs.

    Skydiving
    Queenstown
    299-439NZD per person
    Enjoy the awe-inspiring beauty of Queenstown from an eagle's perspective. Suit up, get briefed and board the prop plane to soar high about the rugged alpine landscape. Strap onto your instructor, take a breath and leap into a once-in-a-lifetime free fall. This is what a natural high truly feels like!

    Vineyard Tour
    Queenstown 5h-7h
    185-230NZD per person
    Visit vineyards in New Zealand's fastest growing wine region. Taste some of Queenstown's finest Pinot Noir, as well as Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. Sample local cheeses and learn more about the grape varietals that flourish here. Pick up a few bottles to savour back home.

    Bungee Jumping
    Queenstown 1h30m-4h
    175-510NZD per person
    Adrenaline junkies will be happy with a stop at the world's original commercial bungee site (bungy in New Zealand!). Opt to take the plunge or simply observe where it all started from the comfort solid ground. Shoot some amazing photos of those brave enough to dive into the abyss.

    Gondola Ride
    Queenstown 1h-2h30m
    30-82NZD per person
    Take a ride up to the top of the mountain by cable car gondola. Get a spectacular 220o view of Coronet Peak, the Remarkables mountain range, and Lake Wakatipu below.

    Paragliding
    Queenstown 15m-30m
    210NZD per person
    Hang on! Get a birds-eye view of Queenstown on an exciting ride in the sky. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 10 Queenstown/Doubtful Sound

    Visit Fiordland National Park en route to Doubtful Sound.

    Depending on weather the walk and kayak may be reversed to fall on different days.

    Private Vehicle
    Queenstown - Doubtful Sound 4h 250km
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Fiordland National Park Visit-
    Fiordland National Park 2h Afternoon
    Enjoy a guided 2-hour interpretive bush walk in Deep Cove with a visit to Helena Falls. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

  • DAY 11 Doubtful Sound/Wedderburn

    Enjoy a guided kayak excursion through jaw-dropping scenery. Travel to Central Otago.

    Overnight in a historic miner's hotel.

    Kayaking Excursion
    Fiordland National Park 3h-4h
    Throw on a life jacket, pick up a paddle and prepare to be wowed during this 3-4 hour kayaking trip through New Zealand's largest national park. Paddle through icy clear waters below towering cliffs and waterfalls and marvel at the moss-covered slopes and verdant rainforest terrain. Spot dolphins, seals and penguins below while birds soar above.

    Private Vehicle
    Doubtful Sound - Otago Central Rail Trail 5h 350km
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle. (Dinner,Breakfast)

  • DAY 12 Wedderburn

    Bike 35 km of the Otago Rail Trail, passing through one historic town to the next. Along the way sample some local food and drink.

    Biking Otago Rail Trail
    Otago Central Rail Trail 5h 35-40km
    Drive to one of the best starting points of the Historic Otago Rail Trail. Spend the better part of the day cycling along an easy gradient through stunning scenery along 35km of the old rail trail. Cycle through scenery unspoiled by traffic and not visible from any roads.

    Optional Activities
    Curling

    Otago 1h-1h 30m
    30 NZD per person
    Try your hand at throwing a curling rock and sweeping the ice at the only year-round curling facility in Australasia. The sport of curling was introduced to New Zealand in the late 19th century by Scottish settlers. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 13 Wedderburn/Christchurch

    Enjoy a free afternoon to explore Christchurch.

    Overnight in the very unique converted jail house.

    Free Time
    Christchurch Afternoon
    Spend the afternoon exploring Christchurch during free time.

    Private Vehicle
    Wedderburn - Christchurch 5h 400km
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 14 Christchurch/Kaikoura

    Opt to go whale watching, swim with seals or take a walk along the coast.

    Spend the afternoon swimming with dolphins, visiting a colony of southern fur seals, or taking a scenic flight over the peninsula.

    Bird watchers will be pleased to know that big ocean birds such as albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters frequent the area.

    Private Vehicle
    Christchurch - Kaikoura 3h 180km
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Free Time
    Kaikoura Afternoon
    Head out and explore this beautiful area. View some of the wildlife in the area or hit the trails to get a workout with a view.

    Optional Activities
    Swimming With Dolphins

    Kaikoura 3h-4h
    170 NZD per person
    Hop aboard a boat and head out to the open seas to search for wild dusky dolphins. Depending on conditions, most groups have 20-40 minutes of swim time with the dolphins.

    Scenic Flight
    Kaikoura
    135-180 NZD per person
    Take a 30-minute flight and set off to search for whales, dolphins, and other marine life. On land, you'll see Maori sites, Kaikoura town and New Zealand's southern fur seals.

    Whale Watching
    Kaikoura3h-3h30m
    145NZD per person
    Follow in the path of Paikea, the Maori "whale rider", and set out in search of Giant Sperm Whales as they spray and dive their way through the waters off Kaikora.

    Hiking
    Kaikoura 2h-10h
    Free
    Set off along one of many hiking trails to take in the beautiful scenery surrounding Kaikoura. (Breakfast,Dinner)

  • DAY 15 Kaikoura/Wellington

    Morning visit to a seal colony before catching the ferry back to Wellington. Opt for a final night out with the group.

    Private Vehicle
    Kaikoura - Picton 2h 150km
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Seal Colony Visit
    Kaikoura15m-30m 1-2km
    Stop to experience a close encounter with the many southern fur seals lying about on rocks just off the highway.

    Ferry
    Picton - Wellington 3h92km
    Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 16 Depart Wellington

    Depart any time today.

    We highly recommend pre- or post-accommodation to fully explore this vibrant city.

    Departure Day
    Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure. (Breakfast)

  • Meal basis

    As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

  • TRIP DETAILS

    If you have booked this trip or are curious about all of the details, you can download this trip's information as a PDF.

    Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

  1. We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD280-365 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.

  2. This programme is operated on a Coach tour. Maximum Group size is 20 passengers, at an average there are 16 passengers travelling on this tour

  3. Itinerary descriptions are guaranteed with the exception of unforeseen conditions which include, but are not limited to, road closures due to weather, acts of God, safety concerns, changes to highway legal restrictions, and acts by third parties beyond the control of Service Provider.

  4. There is no refund for any non-utilization of any services.

  5. All holiday prices are subject to Govt. Service Tax of 5% payable to Govt of India.

  6. At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.

  7. Request for an early hotel check in or late checkout is at the discretion of the accommodation unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.

  8. All payment to be made strictly by cheque / Demand Draft / Direct bank transfer in favour of 'COX AND KINGS LIMITED'.

  9. COMBO TRIP: This tour combines with other G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with G Adventures prior to Day one of your tour, and may change between individual tour sections. Likewise,some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another G Adventures tour after your trip concludes.

  10. WIFI: Please be aware that wifi and internet access is not as readily available in New Zealand as in other parts of the world. There are often additional charges to connect to the internet, and speeds may be slower than what you are used to.


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