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mbrace the South Island's awesome diversity with daily adventure & adrenalin in remote mountain ranges, wild canyons and on golden sand beaches. The NZ Explorer trip is a bucket list tour packed with adventure and adrenalin that celebrates the huge diversity that the South Island boasts on an epic exploratory 10 day road trip. This incredible itinerary not only includes the best adrenalin pumping activities and extreme sports, but also explores remote underground rivers, wild canyons and golden beaches with incredible wildlife. We begin in the adventure capital of the world Queenstown, head all the way up the breathtaking wild West Coast, through Glacier country and right up to the golden sand beaches and crystal clear waters of Abel Tasman National park. This tour offers truly great adventure and takes in some of the very best locations that the South Island has to offer. Trip Details Locations: Queenstown, Lake Wanaka, Franz Josef, Punakaiki, Paparoa National Park, Cape Foulwind, Murchison, Abel Tasman National Park, Nelson, Picton
Day 1 : Arrival
Departing Queenstown, today we head inland to the historic 150km Central Otago Rail Trail, the only region in New Zealand with a continental climate. Today we will mountain bike approx 50kms on this great old railway line with tunnels, viaducts and amazing views of rural central otago.
An optional Bungy Jump is also available upon return to Queenstown at the famous world Kawarau bridge or at the Ledge Bungy at the top of Queenstown's skyline gondola.
Night 1 in Self Contained Unit/Apartment in Queenstown
Day 2 : Routeburn Canyoning
Awesome full day Routeburn Canyoning tour out of Queenstown in the famous Mt. Aspiring National Park. You will slide, jump, abseil and zip line down the Bridal Stream which is close to several Lord of the Rings filming sites.
Optional sky-line gondola buffet dinner including kiwi haka (traditional Maori show) and luge riding.
Night 2 in Self Contained Unit/Apartment in Queenstown
Day 3 : Half Day Heli - Bike
Today we depart Queenstown and drive a short distance to Lake Wanaka, and include an adrenalin filled half day Heli-bike Tour on the surrounding mountains of Lake Wakatipu and the Cardrona Valley.
After being helicoptered to the top of the mountain with our bikes, we'll ride the ridge lines, single track and farm tracks all the way back down to the valley floor. Great mountain biking!
Night 3 in Self Contained Unit/Apartment in Lake Wanaka
Day 4 : 12,000ft Tandem Skydive
A spectacular 12,000ft Tandem Skydive over Lake Wanaka is your challenge today, a must do for any Adventure Junkie! You can even up-grade to 15,000ft for an extra 15 seconds of free fall.
Night 4 in Self Contained Unit/Apartment in Lake Wanaka
Day 5 : Diamond Lake Trail.
This morning we take a short drive to hike the Diamond Lake Trail.
After a picnic lunch we will depart Wanaka and make our way over to New Zealand's amazing West Coast on our way to the township of Franz Josef. This is a fantastic scenic drive and takes in pristine rainforest, great look-outs, ocean views and waterfalls.
Night 5 in Self Contained Unit/Apartment in Franz Josef
Day 6 : Heli - Hike Adventure
In Franz Josef we undertake a spectacular Heli-Hike adventure landing high up on the Franz Josef glacier. Here we undertake a two hour guided adventure hike amongst some of the most pristine and awe-inspiring glacier scenery available, making your way through a wonderland of towering pinnacles and brilliantly blue ice.
Night 6 in Self Contained Unit/Apartment in Franz Josef
Day 7 : Underworld Rafting
Today we drive up the coast to go Underworld Rafting, a blackwater tubing adventure! Along the way we stop at Punakaiki where we will head along the coastal track to explore the famous Pancake rocks. These are columns of limestone resembling stacks of pancakes which at high tide and with a heavy swell running have seawater forced upwards through blowholes creating spectacular spraying geysers.
Night 7 Self Contained Unit/Apartment in Cape Foulwind
Day 8 : White Water Rafting
From Punakaiki we head to Murchison for a half day of White Water Rafting on the Buller river where we run the Buller Gorge section which has Ariki Falls on it, a great grade 4 drop.
After Lunch we head north to our final destination, New Zealand's incredible Abel Tasman National Park.
Night 8 Self Contained Unit/Apartment in Motueka.
Day 9 : Sea Kayaking
A full day Sea Kayaking in the spectacular Abel Tasman National Park, paddling by pristine golden beaches and through crystal clear waters. This is New Zealand's smallest National Park and a destination well known for its kayaking and hiking, as much as for its stunning natural beauty.
Night 9 Self Contained Unit/Apartment in Motueka.
Day 10 : Departure
A free half day to explore more of the Abel Tasman National Park or to relax on the beach before driving to our final destination Picton. This is the port town where we conclude our trip and arrange for you to catch the inter-islander ferry to Wellington for your on-going travels or international flights. Alternatively you can be shuttled to Nelson Airport for your domestic/transfer flights.
|No of pax||Age Limit||Price per pax (Rs)|
|Adult||Above 12 years||$ 5695 / Adult|
* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.
Payment Terms & Methods :
* Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount
* Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.
Cancellation & Refund Policy :
* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
* Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.
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