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27 Day Ultimate Explorer Tour

27 Day Ultimate Explorer Tour

Tour Type: Dual Island Tour 

Duration: From 27 days

Tour Starts in: Christchurch or Auckland

Winter Tour Option Available? Yes

Prices NZD$4,499

Hiking in the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park

Welcome to our signature tour. This feature packed New Zealand odyssey is the perfect way to experience the wonders of this stunning island nation.

 Your New Zealand camping adventure circles both islands, taking in all of those special places that make New Zealand such a unique destination. This adrenalin charged New Zealand adventure tour takes you to spectacular National Parks, and introduces you to a wide range of New Zealand's best adventure activities, bike rides and walks.

And because our Ultimate Explorer Tour is a full loop of New Zealand, you can start the tour anywhere. Your tour then finishes back where you began. Another feature is that you can take extended breaks if you like a particular location!

Our three most popular loops are:

1) Begin in Auckland then travel north first (begin your tour on the Auckland / Bay of Islands day then complete the 27 day circuit)

2) Start in Auckland then head south (begin your circuit from Auckland on the Waiwera / Coromandel day and finish the tour in 28 days, spending an extra night in Auckland between the New Plymouth / Auckland day, and the Auckland / Bay of Islands day)

3) Start and finish in the Garden City, Christchurch (begin your trip from Christchurch on the Kaikoura / Rangitata day and finish in 28 days with an extra night in Auckland, in between the New Plymouth / Auckland day and the Auckland / Bay of Islands day)

Ultimate Explorer Tour Highlights

  • Choose from a huge range of optional activities such as swimming with dolphins, bungy jumping, kayaking, white water rafting, cave rafting, cruising on Milford Sound, whale watching, glowworm caves and lots more
  • Visit majestic Milford Sound
  • See five of NZ's best National Parks
  • Bike part of the New Zealand Cycle trail together with lots of optional rides through stunning locations
  • Wake to amazing sights as we camp by lakes, mountains and beaches (cabin upgrades available)
  • Trek the famous Tongariro Crossing and  Routeburn Track
  • Look for the shy flightless Kiwi in the wild
  • Relax in your own hot pool on Hotwater beach
  • sandboard on huge dunes
  • Watch the spectacular West Coast sunsets
  • Visit the National Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa museum
  • Watch the inspiring Maori Haka
  • Frolic in the water at a water park
  • Enjoy an overnight boat stay in the Abel Tasman National Park
  • Join the crew on a Maori waka (canoe)
  • Try delicious New Zealand crayfish
  • Explore a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Experience kiwi culture and traditions
  • Join us as we take you to those hidden spots that other companies don't visit
  • Eat out by beaches, lakes and mountains
  • Sample the North Island's lovely Bay of Islands
  • Visit the rugged Catlins
  • See the sunrise on the Pacific coast
  • Join one of the world's best ferry rides through the Marlborough Sounds 
  • Experience the awesome Franz Josef Glacier with a hike or heli-hike
  • See Rotorua's thermal geysers and mud pools
  • Wander through ancient forests and see giant Kauri trees and other native flora
  • Soak your cares away in  the thermal pools 
  • Bike or hike next to NZ's largest lake


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