Be dwarfed by spectacular Mt Cook, bushwalk through the Abel Tasman National Park, marvel at the majesty of Mt Ruapehu and soak up Auckland's cosmopolitan vibe. This is the upgrade version of the 22 Day NZ Explorer Northbound.
Breathtaking landscapes, a rich history, unique wildlife and some of the most pristine natural features in the world make this island nation a must-visit destination.
Experience the exotic Maori culture, walk through world-heritage listed wilderness, take a dip in a thermal pool, explore glaciers, get up-close with rare native birds or visit the home of bungee jumping. Plus there’s cosmopolitan cities to explore, known for mixing sophistication with friendliness.
The more populated North Island boasts the scenic Bay of Islands and New Zealand’s largest city of Auckland in its north, down to the funky café lined capital of Wellington in the south. Experience the exotic Maori culture with an overnight marae stay in Rotorua, see exquisite mountain scenery on the one day Tongariro Alpine Crossing and hike to the picture perfect Cathedral Cove, to name just a few northern highlights!
Crossing the Cook Strait to the South Island, discover the wine region of Marlborough and the whale watching capital of Kaikoura. The mesmerising Doubtful Sound is waiting to be sailed on, the Abel Tasman National Park is perfect for hiking and swimming and the city of Queenstown is a hot spot for adrenalin seekers hoping to tick off the ultimate New Zealand experience, the bungy jump! From mountains, lakes, mud pools, glaciers, national parks and Maori culture to metropolitan cities, cafes and museums, the land of the long white cloud offers something for everyone!