Trekking In New Zealand

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Explore New Zealand's incredible landscapes, predominantly on foot


Duration: 20 Days
Starts in: New Zealand
Group Size: 4-11

Operated by:

Exodus Travels

The original adventure and activity holiday company specializing in cultural, walking, cycling, winter and wildlife adventures.


Start Auckland

Travel to Rotorua

Visit the Waiotapu Thermal Reserve; hike through the Jurassic-like rainforest of Whirinaki Forest Park

South to Tongariro; trek east to west through park

Trek through moonscape of scarlet lava flows and alongside surreal turquoise lakes

To Wellington; free time

Short and scenic flight to Nelson; to Abel Tasman; water taxi into Park

Walk Abel Tasman NP coastal track; to Murchison

To Paparoa N.P.; hike up Fox River to the Ballroom Overhang

Hike out of canyon; drive to Punakaiki, Pancake Rocks, Hokitika and Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier trek; to Makarora

Heli-flight into Mt Aspiring NP; land in remote Siberia Valley; hike up valley to a glacial lake

Hike above the Siberia River; jetboat trip down Wilkin River; transfer to Queenstown

Free day in Queenstown

To Te Anau; afternoon hike on the Kepler Track

Drive to Milford Sound; optional boat cruise into the fjord; to Te Anau

Drive through Mackenzie Country to Aoraki/Mt Cook

Hike up to Mueller Ridge via Sealy Tarns

Hike small lakes of Tasman Glacier; transfer across the Canterbury Plains to Christchurch

End Christchurch

Additional Information

New Zealand epitomises contrasting scenery and culture and is an ideal country for adventure travel. Explore both islands as you weave your way through New Zealand on this active trip, visiting all the main highlights and many off-the-beaten-track attractions. Maximise your time in out of the way places and yet still marvel at the iconic destinations. Enjoy true wilderness campsites followed by comfortable lodges. Trek through Jurassic-like rainforest, hike along a glacier, climb up volcanic peaks and enjoy fish and chips on the beach. It is this mix which makes New Zealand extraordinary - it is majestic but down to earth, otherworldly yet reassuringly familiar. A range of activities and glacier walking (optional extra) complement the hikes superbly and keep this tour as diverse and exciting as the landscapes travelled!


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