Can’t decide between the two islands, but don’t have 21 days?
 The New Zealand Explorer combines the best of our Northern and Southern Voyagers, creating the perfect 14-day trip. (start Auckland or Christchurch)

Can’t decide between the two islands, but don’t have 21 days?
 The New Zealand Explorer combines the best of our Northern and Southern Voyagers, creating the perfect 14-day trip. (start Auckland or Christchurch)

Can’t decide between the two islands, but don’t have 21 days?
 The New Zealand Explorer combines the best of our Northern and Southern Voyagers, creating the perfect 14-day trip. (start Auckland or Christchurch)

  • Marvel at the real-life gateway to Narnia at Cathedral Cove
  • Bathe in the natural warm waters of Hot Water Beach
  • Raft, roll or luge your way around Rotorua
  • Make a splash in amazing lakes, rivers, beaches, waterfalls and natural hot springs
  • “Go on the adventure” at Hobbiton – Lord Of The Rings Movie Set
  • Experience the mighty Glow-worm caves of Waitomo
  • Dive into and off the adrenaline capital of NZ – Queenstown
  • Helicopter or hike the natural wonder, Franz Josef Glacier
  • Cruise around the South Island’s pin up – stunning Milford Sound
  • Bungy, skydive, jet-boat, kayak and canyon swing until you drop…
  • There’s too many, we can’t list them all!

Included in ALL of our tours is an expert guide an driver, daily transport, accommodation, a dinner at your guide’s favourite place, all breakfasts and a hit list of New Zealand’s most incredible spots.

 

Included on this specific tour:

 

  • 1 night on the Coromandel Peninsula
  • 1 night in Raglan – home of the world’s longest left-hand break
  • 1 night by NZ’s largest lake, Taupō
  • 1 night in Napier situated in the wine region of Hawkes Bay
  • Surf Lesson at Raglan
  • Flight from Auckland to Christchurch (reversible)
  • 2 dinners at your guides favourite spots
  • Entry into Wai O Tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • 3 nights in Queenstown, New Zealand’s adrenaline capital
  • 2 nights in Franz Joseph visiting glaciers and rainforests
  • 1 night in the stunning Mt Cook National Park
  • Transport to Milford Sound (cruise optional)

  • Marvel at the real-life gateway to Narnia at Cathedral Cove
  • Bathe in the natural warm waters of Hot Water Beach
  • Raft, roll or luge your way around Rotorua
  • Make a splash in amazing lakes, rivers, beaches, waterfalls and natural hot springs
  • “Go on the adventure” at Hobbiton – Lord Of The Rings Movie Set
  • Experience the mighty Glow-worm caves of Waitomo
  • Dive into and off the adrenaline capital of NZ – Queenstown
  • Helicopter or hike the natural wonder, Franz Josef Glacier
  • Cruise around the South Island’s pin up – stunning Milford Sound
  • Bungy, skydive, jet-boat, kayak and canyon swing until you drop…
  • There’s too many, we can’t list them all!

wild-kiwi-nz-explorer-highlights

Included in ALL of our tours is an expert guide an driver, daily transport, accommodation, a dinner at your guide’s favourite place, all breakfasts and a hit list of New Zealand’s most incredible spots.

 

Included on this specific tour:

 

  • 1 night on the Coromandel Peninsula
  • 1 night in Raglan – home of the world’s longest left-hand break
  • 1 night by NZ’s largest lake, Taupō
  • 1 night in Napier situated in the wine region of Hawkes Bay
  • Surf Lesson at Raglan
  • Flight from Auckland to Christchurch (reversible)
  • 2 dinners at your guides favourite spots
  • Entry into Wai O Tapu Thermal Wonderland
  • 3 nights in Queenstown, New Zealand’s adrenaline capital
  • 2 nights in Franz Joseph visiting glaciers and rainforests
  • 1 night in the stunning Mt Cook National Park
  • Transport to Milford Sound (cruise optional)

*flight not included

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Saturday / DAY 1
AUCKLAND – RAGLAN

First stop on the North Island, is Raglan. The stunning rugged landscape and black sand beach of Raglan is home to one of the world’s longest left-hand break with its laid-back, hippie attitude – there’s nothing like it. What better place to try your hand at surfing or if surfing isn’t your thing why not spend your time exploring the little bohemian town’s boutique shops and cafes?

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Sunday / DAY 2
RAGLAN – TAUPO (via Waitomo)

After all that beach action it’s time for more water. Waitomo – a town better known for what’s beneath it….Crawl, abseil, raft and squeeze your way through the dark abyss, lit only by the twinkling light of the glow worms above – there are tons of ways to explore this incredible natural labyrinth. After all that adventure it’s time for a beer by the wonderful Lake Taupō.

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Monday / DAY 3
TAUPO

After a breakfast with a view, you’ll have the day to explore the lake from the water’s edge or 15,000ft above it!! Up to you. Spend the day conquering the Tongariro Crossing or jetboating, sailing, exploring and bungy-jumping – you’ll be spoilt for choice in Taupo! After an exciting day, wind down over a glass of wine or a craft beer from a local brewery and tell your fellow travellers all about the awesome things you have been doing.

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Tuesday / DAY 4
TAUPO – ROTORUA

Today we’ll leave New Zealand’s largest lake behind for warmer waters; welcome to the geothermal centre of NZ – Rotorua. There’s heaps to do here – check out the bubbling mud pools at one of the geothermal parks, walk around the lake or even hike or bike the stunning Redwood Forest just on the edge of town. Looking for adventure? Check out luging, zorbing or give white water rafting the mighty Kaituna River a go.

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wednesday / DAY 5
ROTORUA

Today is your day to explore all those activities you haven’t had time to do in just one afternoon. Let your guide plan an awesome day for you and give his personal recommendations on what you can do. For those Lord of the Rings fans, this is your chance to try your luck at spotting a hairy-footed miniature man at Hobbiton, with a trip to the world-famous movie set.

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Thursday / DAY 6
ROTORUA – COROMANDEL

After breakfast, we prepare for a beautiful drive to the stunning Coromandel Peninsula. We have a few scenic stops and short walks before we arrive at the coastal town of Hahei. Explore the astounding Cathedral Cove, made famous in the Chronicles of Narnia as the Gateway to Narnia. You can spend the afternoon kayaking, snorkelling or swimming in its crystal clear waters. After you’re done searching for the Land of Narnia, we’ll watch the sunset from our natural hot pools on Hot Water Beach.

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Friday / DAY 7
COROMANDEL – AUCKLAND

Today could be your last day on the North Island so let’s make this a good one, we explore some hidden treasures on this lush and picturesque part of the North Island as we make the journey back to Auckland. If you fly out this evening we can drop you off at the airport on the way back or if you have an early flight in the morning, hangout with your new friends a little longer.

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Saturday / DAY 8
CHRISTCHURCH TO FRANZ JOSEF

Today is the start of our South Island travels together, get your adventure shoes on as we depart Christchurch at 9.30am heading for the dizzying heights of Arthurs Pass and the stunning snow-capped Southern Alps. We’ll have a brief stop in Hokitika and explore the area before cruising over the spectacular scenery and arriving into Franz Josef – the gateway to glacier country.

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Sunday / DAY 9
FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER

After breakfast, it’s ice o’clock. We’ll hit the Franz Josef Glacier where you can hike, helicopter, or both. These stunning formations made over thousands of years, or as Maori legend has it, from a lost lover’s tears, will have you weeping with joy. Want something different? Try your hand at quad biking or kayaking in this beautiful setting. Afterwards, celebrate your cool adventure with some ice in your drink.

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Monday / DAY 10
FRANZ JOSEF – QUEENSTOWN

After breakfast, prepare to be dazzled as we take one of most spectacular natural drives in the world. Travelling along mile after mile of rugged coastline, we hit the Haast Pass where ancient rainforests, icy blue glaciers and booming waterfalls collide to create a stunning kaleidoscope of natural scenery. After a brief stop in the picturesque Wanaka, it’s time to catch your breath – we’ve just landed in beautiful Queenstown – the adrenaline capital of New Zealand.

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Tuesday / DAY 11
QUEENSTOWN & MILFORD SOUND

Today we cruise around the fiord at UNESCO-listed Milford Sound. Here, mountains rise, dolphins leap and water tumbles. Not just a driver favourite but this is a traveller must see. You will forget all about that early start and long drive the moment you enter the National Park. After all that, kick back with a beer, drop into a party or devour NZ’s most famous burger – the Fergburger!

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Wednesday / DAY 12
QUEENSTOWN

Action awaits. Go off-piste and make up your own itinerary. Choose from adrenaline pumping activities like bungee jumping, canyon swings or quad biking. Define gravity and try one of New Zealand’s most scenic skydive spots. Maybe hit the trails for a mountain bike, go luging or take a jet boat up the canyon.

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Thursday / DAY 13
QUEENSTOWN – MT COOK

Don’t feel blue about leaving Queenstown today, because we’re off to bigger and better things. We’ll be checking out the iconic Mt. Cook, New Zealand’s highest peak, and its surrounding glaciers. Known as Aoraki to the Maori, the mountain stands at a mind-numbing 3,724 metres (that’s 12,218 ft for you Europeans), but don’t worry we won’t be climbing to the summit – there are plenty of short walks and glacier hikes to choose from. We’ll wind up the night with a bit of stargazing in this beautiful National Park.

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Friday / DAY 14
MT COOK – CHRISTCHURCH

After a final brekky, we’re off again. we have a brief stop in one of New Zealand’s most insta-worthy spots. With its stunning, turquoise waters and mountain views, it’s Lake Tekapo, snap a pic of the Church of the Good Shepherd or grab a coffee, then we are off, back to where it all began – Christchurch. If you have some time, check out the cool pop-up cafés and grab a souvenir from one of the quirky shops. Unfortunately, this epic journey is at an end. Fear not, we’ll hug it out and leave with stacks of great memories.

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No-one wants to be tied to an itinerary.
So be spontaneous and take part in activities as you go.
No fixed plans, no pressure, just book any of the below as and
when you please. All prices are in NZ$.

No-one wants to be tied to an itinerary.
So be spontaneous and take part in activities as you go. No fixed plans, no pressure, just book any of the below as and when you please. All prices are in NZ$.

North Island

  • Cathedral Cove Kayaking $105
  • Rotorua Whitewater Rafting from $109
  • Te Puia Geothermal Area from $52
  • Rotorua Zorbing (OGO) from $35
  • Luge & Gondola from $44
  • Hobbiton from $119
  • Tamaki Maori Village from $130
  • Waitomo Blackwater Rafting from $147
  • Waitomo Boat Cave Tour from $75
  • Canopy Tours Ziplining from $149
  • Jet-boating from $129
  • Sailing Lake Taupo $54
  • Bungy/Swing from $155
  • Skydiving from $279
  • Tongariro Crossing $70

South Island

  • Bungy Jumping from $205
  • Kayaking from $115
  • Milford Sound from $79
  • Jet Boating from $155
  • Skydiving over Southern Alps from $299
  • Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike from $469
  • Quad Biking from $160
  • Mt Cook Scenic Flight from $270
  • Canyon Swing from $249
  • Horse Trekking from $147
  • Heli-Mountain Biking from $399
  • Rafting from $199
  • Funyaks from $379
  • Ziptrek Ecotours from $145
  • Canyoning from $199
  • Paragliding from $219

This NEW, LUXURY CRUISER makes travelling a pleasure.

 

Our vehicles get wolf whistles wherever they go – and for good reason, with massive windows to give you an incredible view (they’re tinted too, to protect you from baking in the sun), USB ports and enough leg room to stretch out. There’s also unlimited WIFI available – Talk about the high life!

WE DON’T HIRE BUS DRIVERS – WE HIRE GUIDES.

 

We find epic humans with a love for NZ, a fondness for creating good times, and the gift of the gab when we put them behind the wheel, tasked with giving you the EXPERIENCE of a lifetime. Our experienced guides pride themselves on finding places a little off the beaten track to ensure your trip is a memorable one.

WE LIMIT THE SIZE OF OUR GROUPS TO 18

 

Our adventure tours are for small groups of 18-35 year olds. Despite what people say, we think small is best – when it comes to travelling, that is. It means you don’t get lost or left out in the chaos of a large group and you really get to know your fellow Wild Kiwis.

 

Be prepared to make some awesome friendships with people from around the globe – we tend to get tight on our tours!

This NEW, LUXURY CRUISER makes travelling a pleasure.

 

Our vehicles get wolf whistles wherever they go – and for good reason, with massive windows to give you an incredible view (they’re tinted too, to protect you from baking in the sun), USB ports and enough leg room to stretch out. There’s also unlimited WIFI available – Talk about the high life!

wild-kiwi-wheels

WE DON’T HIRE BUS DRIVERS – WE HIRE GUIDES.

 

We find epic humans with a love for NZ, a fondness for creating good times, and the gift of the gab when we put them behind the wheel, tasked with giving you the EXPERIENCE of a lifetime. Our experienced guides pride themselves on finding places a little off the beaten track to ensure your trip is a memorable one.

wild-kiwi-guides

WE LIMIT THE SIZE OF OUR GROUPS TO 18

 

Our adventure tours are for small groups of 18-35 year olds. Despite what people say, we think small is best – when it comes to travelling, that is. It means you don’t get lost or left out in the chaos of a large group and you really get to know your fellow Wild Kiwis.

 

Be prepared to make some awesome friendships with people from around the globe – we tend to get tight on our tours!

wild-kiwi-groups

See below for our individual rates.

See below for our individual rates.

See below for our individual rates.

Prices include your tour, 13 nights accommodation,
professional driver & guide and breakfast every day (flight included).

Prices include your tour, 13 nights accommodation, professional driver & guide and breakfast every day (flight included).

NOVEMBER 2018

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
3 NOVEMBER $2781 Available Spring
10 NOVEMBER $2781 Available Spring
17 NOVEMBER $2781 Available Spring
24 NOVEMBER $2781 Available Spring

DECEMBER 2018

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
1 DECEMBER $2781 Filling fast! Summer
8 DECEMBER $2781 Available Summer
15 DECEMBER $2781 Filling fast! Summer
22 DECEMBER $2781 Two spaces left! Summer
29 DECEMBER $2781 SOLD OUT Summer

JANUARY 2019

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
5 JANUARY $2781 Filling fast! Summer
12 JANUARY $2781 Available Summer
19 JANUARY $2781 Available Summer
26 JANUARY $2781 Available Summer

FEBRUARY 2019

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
2 FEBRUARY $2781 Available Summer
9 FEBRUARY $2781 Available Summer
16 FEBRUARY $2781 Available Summer
23 FEBRUARY $2781 Available Summer

MARCH 2019

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
2 MARCH $2781 Available Autumn
9 MARCH $2781 Available Autumn
16 MARCH $2781 Available Autumn
23 MARCH $2781 Available Autumn
30 MARCH $2781 Available Autumn

APRIL 2019

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
6 APRIL $2781 Available Autumn
13 APRIL $2683 Available Autumn
20 APRIL $2683 Available Autumn
27 APRIL $2683 Available Autumn

MAY 2019

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
4 MAY $2683 Available Autumn
11 MAY $2683 Available Autumn
18 MAY $2683 Available Autumn
25 MAY $2683 Available Autumn

JUNE 2019

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
1 JUNE $2683 Available Winter
8 JUNE $2683 Available Winter
15 JUNE $2683 Available Winter
22 JUNE $2683 Available Winter
29 JUNE $2683 Available Winter

JULY 2019

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
6 JULY $2683 Available Winter
13 JULY $2683 Available Winter
20 JULY $2683 Available Winter
27 JULY $2683 Available Winter

AUGUST 2019

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
3 AUGUST $2683 Available Winter
10 AUGUST $2683 Available Winter
17 AUGUST $2683 Available Winter
24 AUGUST $2683 Available Winter
31 AUGUST $2683 Available Winter

SEPTEMBER 2019

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
7 SEPTEMBER $2683 Available Spring
14 SEPTEMBER $2683 Available Spring
21 SEPTEMBER $2683 Available Spring
28 SEPTEMBER $2683 Available Spring

OCTOBER 2019

TRIP COMMENCING PER PERSON (NZD) AVAILABILITY SEASON
5 OCTOBER $2683 Available Spring
12 OCTOBER $2683 Available Spring
19 OCTOBER $2683 Available Spring
26 OCTOBER $2683 Available Spring

Terms & Conditions

You can fly into Auckland or Christchurch with many international and domestic carriers

 

To fly between the two islands use Jetstar or AirNewZealand. If you need any information about flights and times then get in touch.

You can fly into Auckland or Christchurch with many international and domestic carriers

 

To fly between the two islands use Jetstar or AirNewZealand. If you need any information about flights and times then get in touch.