Kiwi Encounter

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Kiwi Encounter

from £1,355
Duration: 15 days
Countries: New Zealand
Kiwi Encounter is a memorable trip of the highlights of New Zealand from Christchurch to Auckland! This incredible two week trip will leave you with amazing memories!

Kiwi Encounter

There's so much to do in New Zealand. On this trip these are just a few of the things you'll be doing; hiking in Tongariro National Park, staying in a Maori Marae, visiting Fox Glacier, wine tasting in Marlborough, a cruise on Milford Sound, partying in Queenstown plus jaw-dropping New Zealand scenery made famous by The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings movies. This is one Kiwi Encounter you'll never forget


Day 1: Auckland to Rotorua
Day 2: Rotorua
Day 3: Rotorua to Tongariro National Park
Day 4: Tongariro National Park
Day 5: Tongariro National Park to Wellington
Day 6: Wellington to Nelson
Day 7: Nelson
Day 8: Nelson to Christchurch
Day 9: Christchurch to Fox Glacier
Day 10: Fox Glacier to Queenstown
Day 11: Queenstown
Day 12: Queenstown
Day 13: Queenstown to Fiordland
Day 14: Fiordland to Lake Ohau
Day 15: Lake Ohau to Christchurch

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Explore Tongariro National Park and Lake Taupo
Wine tasting in Marlborough
Stay in Fox Glacier
Adventure capital Queenstown
Kiwi farm experience in Fairlie
Kapa Haka performance
Overnight in a traditional Maori Marae
Traditional Kiwi lamb roast dinner and pavlova
Kaikoura Peninsula and marine life
Milford Sound experience by Nature Encounter Cruise
Arrow River bike trails
Rugby lesson at NZ Sports Academy

More Inclusions

14 breakfasts, 1 afternoon tea, 6 dinners
12 nights in hotels, motels and lodges, 1 night in a hostel
1 night in a traditional Maori Marae
Cook Strait ferry crossing
Modern air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi
Awesome Topdeck Trip Leader and Driver

Group Size

Average 22, maximum 36


Modern air-conditioned vehicle


This tour is suitable for people aged 18-39

About StudentUniverse

StudentUniverse has been supplying the best flight, hotel and tours deals to students around the world for years now and we’re delighted to be the preferred travel partner of and to make your travel experience even more amazing.

We have a great team of travel gurus that understand what a gap year is all about just waiting to help you, and since we are part of the Flight Centre Travel Group we are able to offer the best flights, gap year packages, hostels, tours, volunteer placements and insurance - the works. This is not your average travel agency, it’s the ultimate backpacker travel agency.

If you’d like to get in touch to chat about your travels, even if you’re in the preliminary stages and you’d just like some advice, give us a call on 0333 333 9923 or submit an enquiry to StudentUniverse – we’d love to hear from you.

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