Australia & New Zealand 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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 back to main menu tongariro alpine crossing ronald evangelista franz josef glacier new zealand north island explorer bay of islands 12 days auckland to christchurch auckland waitomo don t forget to look up inside waitomo s limestone caves where thousands of glow worms form a convincing impression of a starry night sky visit lake taupo where you can bungee jump jetboat to the impressive huka falls or conquer the famous tongariro alpine crossing day 1 auckland make yourself at home amid the cosmopolitan cafe scene of new zealand’s largest city days 2-3 bay of islands see forests of ancient kauri and other native trees before arriving in the legendary bay of islands day 4 waitomo an optional black-water rafting expedition is the perfect way to explore the limestone caves of waitomo day 5 rotorua famous for its steaming geysers and gurgling mud pools the resort town of rotorua also boasts a fine selection of restaurants and cafes days 6-7 taupo/mt ruapehu stop by the beautiful huka falls en route to taupo perhaps taking the opportunity for a bungee jump or jet boat ride day 8 wellington take the cable car up to the botanic gardens for spectacular views across wellington city and the harbour days 9-10 nelson cruise through the spectacular marlborough sounds to the south island making sure to visit abel tasman national park day 11 kaikoura travel to kaikoura a haven for wildlife day 12 christchurch finish the adventure in christchurch mt ruapehu nelson s ou th isla n d original rotorua taupo n orth is la n d wellington kaikoura christchurch ptonu maximum group size 15 hotel/lodge 11 nts 8 breakfasts 2 dinners view dates and prices private vehicle ferry taupo south island explorer sou th isla n d 11 days christchurch to christchurch franz josef glacier is every adventurer s dream take a guided hike across the glacier head out on a quad bike ride or enjoy unrivalled views on a scenic flight with plenty of nature hikes adventure activities and stunning views in every direction queenstown is in a class of its own day 1 christchurch discover the funky new development of re:start a shopping mall and cafe strip set up almost exclusively in old shipping containers day 2 greymouth cross the southern alps and watch the landscape change into open green countrysides days 3-4 franz josef glacier select from an array of optional activities at franz josef glacier including guided glacier hikes kayak outings and quad biking adventures days 5-8 queenstown/doubtful sound jet boat bungee jump paraglide kayak or travel by skyline gondola up to bob’s peak where incredible panoramas over the queenstown surrounds are waiting take time out from all the adventuring with an overnight cruise around majestic doubtful sound days 9-10 mt cook hike through the meadows lakes streams and glaciers at the base of aoraki mt cook – new zealand’s highest mountain the world’s only alpine parrot exists here the kea so keep eyes peeled day 11 christchurch travel back to christchurch where it’s time to farewell new friends punakaiki franz josef glacier christchurch mt cook doubtful sound original queenstown ptosu maximum group size 15 hotel/lodge 9 nts overnight boat 1 nt 7 breakfasts 2 dinners view dates and prices private vehicle discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at 39