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Date: Choose your dates! (17 nights)
Hosts: Local expert guides
Cost: Varies, ask us!
Trip Type: Top Pick

In Matauri Bay activities abound with the David Harman-designed golf course, immersive local heritage tours, bountiful fishing, and bush walks, mountain biking, quad biking and spa sanctuary hidden within native forest. Continue on to Rotorua where you’ll encounter 360 degree views of volcanic zone, and geothermal area as well as learn about the culture of the local Maori people.

Admire stunning landscapes as you travel by train to Wellington, ferry to Edenhouse, and TranzAlpine train to Greymouth. Along the way you’ll see Canterbury Plains and farmland, followed by the spectacular gorges and river valleys of the Waimakariri River, and into the Southern Alps before and lush beech rain forest. Relax on an overnight cruise through the fjords of western New Zealand, taking you through Milford Sound and seeing the native wildlife including dolphins and penguins.

Highlights

  • Head out on horseback, kayak or quad into the bushlands of Matauri Bay
  • Private Sunset Sailing Charter to a nearby island
  • Mitai Maori Cultural Experience – Meet the People of the Land, combined a memorable Maori cultural experience exploring Rainbow Springs by night
  • Train Travel from Otorohanga to Wellington & Christchurch to Greymouth
  • Wine in the Wilderness touring and tasting
  • Eco cruise across the calm reflective waters of Lake Mapourika
  • Walter Peak Evening Gourmet Barbecue Dinner Cruise
  • Sheep shearing demonstration

Brief Itinerary

  • 1 Night Auckland
  • 2 Nights Matauri Bay
  • 3 Nights Rotorua
  • 1 Night Wellington
  • 2 Nights Abel Tasman National Park
  • 1 Night Christchurch
  • 2 Nights Franz Josef
  • 1 Night Wanaka
  • 1 Night Te Anau
  • 1 Night Fjord Cruise
  • 2 Nights Queenstown

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Cost

The price of this trip will vary based on the group size, time of year and level of experience you are looking for. We have a variety of options available and can tailor this trip to your needs. Please contact us for more information.