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New Zealand North Island Explorer Southbound

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New Zealand North Island Explorer Southbound

Discover New Zealand’s North Island – with a taste of the South – on this 12-day adventure from Auckland to Christchurch. Ease into it with a few days soaking up the beauty of the Bay of Islands, then learn ancient Maori traditions and witness geothermal marvels in Rotorua. Choose whether to tackle the epic Tongariro Alpine Crossing and visit the cultural capital of Wellington. Explore sunny Nelson and the beachfront bush of Abel ...
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About Intrepid Travel
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We get it – travel’s a big decision. It’s not every day you fly across the world to wander the souks of Marrakech or enjoy a dreamy Angkor sunrise. But for us, it’s been our everyday for the past three decades (whew, we’re old). Let’s just say we know what travellers really want: a balance of inclusions and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you won’t find on Google. And of course, an authentic real life experience.

Our leaders are born and raised in-country, and ...
Jan 10, 2021 through
Apr 17, 2022
11 Nights from
$3,325.00 (USD)
Per Person
Various departures
Oct 04, 2020 through
Dec 16, 2020
11 Nights from
$3,700.00 (USD)
Per Person
Various departures
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Day Destination
1 Auckland
2 Bay of Islands
3 Bay of Islands
4 Rotorua
5 Rotorua
6 Taupo – Mt Ruapehu
7 Mt Ruapehu
8 Wellington
9 Nelson
10 Nelson
11 Kaikoura
12 Christchurch
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.