New Zealand's North & South Island 16-Day AMPLIFIED Tour

16-Day Adventure Tour from Auckland to Christchurch

Product ID: 12186

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Key Details
16 days
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What You'll Do
  • Ride the Tranz Alpine Express Train – one of the world’s top rated train journeys
  • Maori Cultural experience in the Coromandel and Rotorua
  • Traditional Maori ‘Hangi’ (food cooked using heated rocks in an underground oven)
  • Explore an extraordinary geyserland, with candy coloured water at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • Stunning cliff top walk down to Cathedral Cove, which you might recognize from the Chronicles of Narnia
  • Sail between the North and South islands across the iconic Cook Strait
  • Learn to carve your own ‘Tiki’ pendant from bone
  • Gondola ride in Queenstown to witness awesome panoramic views of the "Adventure Capital of the World"
This trip offers you a jam-packed experience across the top destinations in just over two weeks. Golden beaches, Maori culture, surreal landscapes and a big dose of adventure are all yours.
What to Expect
This 16-day tour offers you a highly 'amplified' experience across New Zealand's best and most popular tourist destinations!

Perfect for those short on time but looking to explore both islands, this 16-day adventure takes you from the city of Auckland to Christchurch and in between packs in as much of this stunning country as humanly possible. As an 'amplified' tour it offers visitors more than the standard New Zealand holiday. By participating in this tour you can expect to leave New Zealand having both learned and experienced the country first hand, having pushed yourself to new limits and made an amazing group of friends, from all over the world, along the way.

16 Day AMPLIFIED Itinerary

Day 1: Auckland to Coromandel
Day 2: Coromandel to Waitomo Caves
Day 3: Waitomo Caves to Rotorua
Day 4: Rotorua to Taupo
Day 5: Taupo
Day 6: Taupo to Wellington
Day 7: Wellington
Day 8: Wellington to Kaikoura
Day 9: Kaikoura to Christchurch
Day 10: Christchurch to Lake Tekapo
Day 11: Lake Tekapo to Queenstown
Day 12: Queenstown
Day 13: Queenstown to Wanaka
Day 14: Wanaka to Franz Josef
Day 15: Franz Josef
Day 16: Franz Josef to Christchurch
What's Included
  • Shared accomodation
  • All transport
  • Tour guide
  • Breakfast
  • Bone carving workshop
  • Queenstown gondola ride
  • Evening at a Marae with hangi feast
  • Entrance to Wai-O-Tapu thermal reserve
What's Not Included
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Any add-on activities (e.g. sky-diving, bungy jumping, rafting)
  • Travel insurance
Meeting Point

Your guide will be you at Haka Lodge Auckland (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
It is possible to upgrade your accommodation to include a private room with ensuite. You can also add additional nights' accommodation, optional activities, and other extras through your tour provider. Contact the tour provider for prices.

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Product ID: 12186