Australia New Zealand Jiji by Intrepid Travel

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new zealand land of the long white cloud original 29 days auckland to christchurch itinerary days 1-2 auckland with its space-age sky tower hovering above the city and a distinct pacific island vibe auckland is full of contrasts day 3 hahei walk or kayak to the plus local payment nz$400 physical culture shock cathedral cove amid white sands and gigantic rock formations day 4 lake rotoiti/rotorua explore the thermal activity of rotorua before enjoying a `hangi and warm maori hospitality in a `marae day 5 waitomo marvel at the glow worms in waitomo caves adrenaline junkies might also be able to abseil down a limestone cave days 6-7 tongariro national park don your director s cap and discover the inspiration for mt doom in `the lord of the rings days 8-9 napier after our bike exploration of hawkes bay s wineries check out the art deco heritage of napier days 10-11 wellington head up to mt victoria for panoramic views or pack a picnic and venture out to days bay for a pleasant escape day 12 marlborough sounds take in picturesque views of sea-drowned valleys hidden coves and lush forests at the marlborough sounds day 13 kaikoura rugged mountains sliding into the sea and an abundance of whales seals and dolphins makes kaikoura a nature-lover s paradise days 14-15 christchurch hire a bike and cycle to summit road for views of the southern alps pegasus bay and the city of christchurch days 16-17 mt cook with numerous alpine trails and diverse plant-life mt cook is the ideal base for our explorations in the southern alps days 18-20 queenstown sky diving rafting and bungee jumping are just a few of the activities available in this action haven days 21-22 te anau/milford sound kayak the tranquil waters of milford sound surrounded by fjords waterfalls and snowy peaks days 23-24 wanaka enjoy the local brew at wanaka beerworks or test yourself against the rapids on a white-water rafting trip days 25-26 franz josef glacier step into a world of rock and ice on the tumbling franz josef glacier day 27 west country pub mingle with the locals and enjoy home-style cooking on our overnight pub stay days 28-29 christchurch chill out to a live music performance as you wind down from your trip accommodation hotels 10 nts motels 9 nts dormitory-style hostels with shared facilities 7 nts local pub with shared facilities 1 nt `marae with shared facilities 1 nt transport minibus coach train walking kayak bike ferry group size max 12 meals 2 breakfasts 2 dinners budget allow nz$1150 for meals not included departs selected wed jan to may 2007 and every sat sep 2007 to may 2008 traveller rating 4.81 out of 5 2007 start 17 jan 31 jan 21 feb 07 mar 28 mar 11 apr 02 may finish 10 feb 24 feb 17 mar 31 mar 21 apr 05 may 26 may 22 sep 06 oct 20 oct 03 nov 17 nov 01 dec 15 dec 29 dec 20 oct 03 nov 17 nov 01 dec 15 dec 29 dec 12 jan 26 jan 2008 12 jan 26 jan 09 feb 23 feb 08 mar 22 mar 05 apr 19 apr 09 feb 23 feb 08 mar 22 mar 05 apr 19 apr 03 may 17 may top photography competition 2006 tongariro crossing reinhard feichtinger below napier vineyards donna taylor new zealand new zealand is a young country · discover cosmopolitan auckland · enjoy a maori `marae and `hangi meal · search for glow worms at waitomo caves · sample local wine in hawkes bay · encounter fur seals in kaikoura · get active in queenstown · check out the franz josef glacier · stay in a country pub · let your hair down in christchurch and raging elements are still forming and reshaping landscapes with a stunning raw beauty to spend time in them is good for the soul kim bowden intrepid leader trip code psz 102