An active adventure exploring New Zealand's most epic trails from Auckland to the Southern Alps by foot and boat
Make the most of New Zealand by joining this small group adventure for 22 days while you explore the best of what the country has to offer. From the wonderful waterfront city of Auckland all the way to the unbelievable southern Alps, New Zealand is an incredible country blessed with so many natural wonders.
The best way to experience them is by foot and boat. Sail the waterways, hike amongst volcanic peaks, jet boat around Mount Aspiring National Park, and more.
You’ll arrive in Auckland with some time to explore parts of the city before a cruise across the gulf to Rangitot Island. From there, the hiking starts with walks near Blue Lake, Tongariro National Park, Tasman National Park, Punakaiki, Okarito, and Fox Glacier.
The final hike is a summit walk above Christchurch to take in the spectacular vistas. In between, take a jet boat around Matiukitiki, an overnight boat to Milford Sound, and a tour on an historic steamship to Walker Peak sheep station.
This adventure includes one full day hike, and five half days. The itinerary is also full of activities that require a moderate level of fitness. Your expert guides will help you every step of the way, ensuring that you make the most of your Trails of New Zealand adventure.
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Why you'll love this adventure
- A chance to explore this incredible country from Auckland to the Southern Alps
- One-day Tongariro Crossing and loads of exciting walks
- A great mix of organised walks and activities and free time to explore
20 February 2023
9 March 2023
15 March 2023
1 April 2023
28 October 2023
14 November 2023
5 December 2023
22 December 2023
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20 January 2024
6 February 2024
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5 March 2024
2 March 2024
19 March 2024
Please make an enquiry and we'll send you the full itinerary for each day including meals, activities, travel and accommodation.
- All breakfasts and 2 dinners
- All accommodation
- All transport and listed activities
- Tour leader throughout
- Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
All breakfasts and 2 dinners are included.
This adventure can also be booked with UK return flights by the operator – to get prices, dates and availability for the flight option please complete an enquiry form today and mention your flight interest in the message section. Thanks!
If you’re looking for a company with experience you can’t beat these guys. This operator started life in February 1974 when two friends got together to provide an overland truck to travel to the Minaret of Jam, deep in the heart of the Hindu Kush, the most inaccessible of the world’s great monuments.
For the company, and people who work for them “it’s all about adventure” which is what they were founded on and what they are still about today. Their trips take place all around the world where they help travelers to delve into local traditions, cultures, cuisine, lifestyles – anything that contributes to a country’ unique identity.
We love that their groups and guides travel courteously and respectfully, in smaller groups to minimise the impact, to ensure that every holiday is a beneficial experience for everyone involved.
Trails of New Zealand
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