Epic adventure tours for 18 to 35 year olds

European Explorer
14days

European Explorer

Departs Split
Days14
Price from€1,455 EUR
Per day€104 EUR
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European Explorer

Explore historic beauty, exotic cultures and iconic landmarks on our Western and Eastern European tour. Our 14 day trip you'll uncover magnificent ruins, imperial cities and explore some of Europe's best-kept secrets. From remarkable museums to quirky neighbourhoods, you'll experience the heart and soul of the most intriguing and enchanting cities.

Highlights

Berlin Wall

Walk along the 5th most instagrammed place in the World.

Swiss Alps

Snow capped mountains, medieval villages and calm lakes await.

Eiffel Tower

Visit the world's most popular tourist attraction and icon of Paris.

Plitvice Lakes

Discover magnificent waterfalls, terraced lakes and a limestone canyon.

Itinerary

Split to Plitvice
Day 1

Split to Plitvice

From Split we make our way inland to Croatia's largest National Park. It's no wonder why Plitvice Lakes is Croatia's most popular attraction with beautiful waterfalls, lush vegetation and countless blue-green tiered lakes.

Plitvice to Zegreb
Day 1 cont.

Plitvice to Zegreb

We continue further inland to the vibrant Zagreb. Stroll through Upper Town's cobblestone streets and church spires or Lower Town's mash-up of neo-baroque and art deco buildings. Or head to the grittier pockets to see concrete walls transformed into colourful murals. Either way, this city was made for walking.

Zegreb to Graz
Day 2

Zegreb to Graz

Leaving Zagreb behind, we head for Austria. Take in the glorious countryside as we make our way to Graz, known as an instant heart-stealer. A sea of red rooftops, abundant parkland and a beautiful bluff paint the scene for the perfect lunch stop.

Graz to Vienna
Day 2 cont.

Graz to Vienna

Continuing north to the capital city, Vienna, you will be captivated by its imperial palaces and baroque streetscapes. With it's buzzing modern culinary scene, along with a musical past that includes luminaries like Mozart and Beethoven, be prepared to be swept away with Vienna's charm.

Vienna to Bratslava
Day 3

Vienna to Bratslava

A short drive away we stop into Bratislava, a mosaic of illustrious history. Surrounded by vineyards and mountains, making the Bratislava castle more unique and spectacular. Don't miss the lively pedestrian-only, 18th century old town before we continue our journey.

Bratslava to Prague
Day 3 cont.

Bratslava to Prague

This afternoon we arrive in “the City of a Hundred Spires", Prague, famous for its medieval buildings, gothic churches and beautiful riverside views. Explore the 'Old Town' or discover how Prague has claimed the title of 'beer capital of the world' with a pilsner.

Prague
Day 4

Prague

Today we're lucky to experience the magic of Prague. Explore the majestic Prague Castle, Primatial Palace, the famous Charles Bridge and the Jewish Quarter. There is also a ‘Secret Garden’ which leads to a man-made grotto - see if you can find it!

Prague to Dresden
Day 5

Prague to Dresden

As we say goodbye to Prague we stop by the city of Dresden. Known for its idyllic location on the banks of the river, it's the perfect stop for lunch. Sample some mouth-watering street food bratwurst and currywurst. Enjoy walking around the beautifully paved streets admiring Baroque wonders.

Dresden to Berlin
Day 5 cont.

Dresden to Berlin

Onwards to Germany's capital, Berlin, with it's combo of glamour and grit it is bound to mesmerise. On arrival, we'll take a driving tour of this amazing cultural city to discover the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, Checkpoint Charlie, Prussian Palace and other landmarks.

Berlin
Day 6

Berlin

Spend the day exploring the very best of Berlin including Berlin Wall's graffiti remains. Visit one of the numerous galleries and museums or head to Museum island. With its lively culture, cutting-edge architecture, fabulous food, substantial history and intense parties, be ready for a good time!

Berlin to Amsterdam
Day 7

Berlin to Amsterdam

Leaving Berlin we make our way to Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands. Known for its artistic heritage and elaborate canal systems. Hop on a bike to explore the city as a local, riding past famous landmarks in this eclectic bohemian city.

Amsterdam to Brussels
Day 8

Amsterdam to Brussels

Today we drive to Brussels, the capital of Belgium. Discover the Grand Palace or Brussels Comic Book Museum. For lunch we'll sample some tasty Belgian dishes including mussels, frites and world famous waffles! Enjoy a glass of belgian beer before we continue to Paris.

Brussels to Paris
Day 8 cont.

Brussels to Paris

After our drive into the city of love we take a driving tour of the city. We'll see treasured landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Cathedral of Notre Dame and the Arc de Triomphe. Afterwards, we'll enjoy dinner parisian style in the Latin Quarter.

Paris
Day 9

Paris

Today we have the entire day to check out all of the famous Parisian sites. Explore the Seine River by foot or by boat, be an art buff at the Louvre to see the Mona Lisa, people watch at one of many sidewalk cafes, shop along the Champs-Elysees or for those young at heart, head to Disneyland Paris.

Paris to Burgundy
Day 10

Paris to Burgundy

Av revoir Paris! Today we depart on a scenic drive and cross the border into Switzerland. On our way, we stop for lunch in the prestigious wine region, Burgundy. Sample the Burgundy wines, and other varietals, while you take in the rolling hills and wander one of the medieval villages.

Burgundy to Swiss Alps
Day 10 cont.

Burgundy to Swiss Alps

Continuing our journey, we drive past crystal clear rivers and snow capped mountains as we get closer to the Swiss Alps. Settling in at our Alpine Resort where we will spend the next two days with some of the most spectacular views.

Swiss Alps
Day 11

Swiss Alps

Today we explore all that the Swiss Alps have to offer! Enjoy a full day on the top of Mount Titlis, take a scenic train journey, find picturesque walking trails, cosy up with Swiss Cheese Fondue, or stroll through medieval landmarks in the old towns.

Swiss Alps to Monaco
Day 12

Swiss Alps to Monaco

As we say goodbye to the Swiss Alps and venture to the French coast we visit Monaco, the playground for the wealthy! The world's second-smallest country is known for the legendary Casino de Monte-Carlo. With a bit of free time, try your luck at the tables!

Monaco to Nice
Day 12 cont.

Monaco to Nice

After your high-roller afternoon we finish off in a small town along the French Riviera, Nice. With its vibrant street life and stunning seaside sunsets, be sure to keep your eyes open for celebrities and stars who frequent the town!

Nice to Cinque Terre
Day 13

Nice to Cinque Terre

From Nice we travel along the rugged Italian Riviera coastline, stopping at the legendary Cinque Terre villages. Partake in the cliffside walk and stop at one of the seaside villages for tasty local cuisine. Or, simply take in views of the steep terraces, colourful houses and harbours filled with fishing boats.

Cinque Terre to Pisa
Day 13 cont.

Cinque Terre to Pisa

Back on the road, we arrive into the exquisite Tuscan region, famous for wine, food, architecture, and a movie or two. Before settling in under the Tuscan Sun, we stop at the world famous Leaning Tower of Pisa so you can grab that perfect insta photo.

Pisa to Florence
Day 14

Pisa to Florence

During our final drive we take in the cultural city of Florence with a walking tour of this Renaissance city. History oozes out of every pore of this artistic and cultural centre, home to Michelangelo’s ‘David’, the Duomo, and boutique shopping.

Florence to Rome
Day 14 cont.

Florence to Rome

As we continue from the Tuscan region we are headed for our last stop, Rome! Spend your final moments with your Wild Kiwi family exploring Vatican City, toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain or grab gelato outside the Colosseum.

What’s included on every Wild Kiwi tour

Expert local guide/driverNew 18 seat vehicleFlash-pack accomodationBreakfast everyday

What's also included on this tour

  • 4 Group Dinners
  • Driving tours of Paris and Rome
  • Walking tours of Vienna, Bratislava, Prague and Berlin
  • Orientation tours of Graz, Dresden, Brussels, Monaco, Nice and Florence
  • Entry to Plitvice Lakes
  • Visit Schonbrunn Gardens
  • Visit to a genuine Pilsner beer hall
  • Visit the remains of the Berlin Wall
  • Visit the Lennon Wall
  • Explore Bratislava Castle
  • Visit the famous Riekermole Windmill
  • Burgundy Wine Tasting
  • Optional BYO picnic under Eiffel Tower
  • Visit a famous Swiss Cheese Factory
  • Entry to the famous Belforte Tower
  • Stop and explore the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Visit the famous Piazzale Michelangelo

Where do I start! Absolutely fantastic tour! The places are all breathtaking, postcard quality views around every corner. I am in love with New Zealand now and can’t wait to be back.

Melissa James
Australia

Had the most amazing tour in the south island. I was nervous about travelling solo the first time but such a small group of awesome people made it a great experience and I never felt like I was alone!

Isabella Durham
Australia

The itinerary was great, we got to see so much and even the driving days were fun because we got to stop off at so many beautiful and out of the way places.

Hayley Fraser
Australia

Why Wild Kiwi?

Our Vehicles

Our Vehicles

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!

Our Guides

Our 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.

Small Groups

Small Groups

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!

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Getting there

You can fly direct to Split with many International carriers, as well as domestically within Croatia.