Best of Hiking New Zealand
Christchurch, New Zealand
- Stunning Diversity
- Iconic Hikes
- 3 National Parks
- Famous Drives
- Amazing Hot Springs
- Exquisite Regional Cuisine
- Wonderful Accommodations
Our New Zealand Trekking Adventure is the best way to experience the best of New Zealand’s outdoors as well as some of the most famous national parks this amazing island nation has to offer. Together we’ll explore the rain forests and coastlines of the magnificent West Coast. We’ll see up close the wonders of glacial lakes, geothermal mineral waters, and some of New Zealand’s Great Walks.
Each night we’ll stay in a wonderful array of hand-picked accommodations in stunning, iconic settings. With a knowledgeable local guide, you’ll have an insider’s experience of the South Island. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to experience the best of New Zealand!
$810 Single Supplement
The single supplement on this trip provides for single rooms at our hotel stays on all nights. The mountain hut accommodations on nights 6-7 do not allow for single rooms as this accommodation is dormitory style.
DIFFICULTY LEVEL 4
Scale of 1-5. 1 is least difficult; 5 is most difficult
This trip has long days of hiking with significant elevation changes (3,000+ ft is not unusual), but we’re carrying light day packs on good trails with very comfortable night-time accommodations. Expect an average of 6 or 7 hours, with a max of as much as 9 hours, of hiking in a day.
Up to 8 miles
2 days at 17-22, otherwise 10-15 lbs
Max Daily Elev. ↑↓:
Up to 4055 feet
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THIS TRIP
- Hiking uphill or downhill with a 10-20 lb backpack for 7-9 hours
- Maintaining balance and footing on steep, variable and uneven terrain
- River and creek crossings
- Hiking with occasional extreme heights exposure
SOLITUDE LEVEL 2
1 least solitude, 5 most solitude
We rate this New Zealand hike a solitude 2. You can expect several hours of solitude at a time.
Minimum of 4 Guests
We require a minimum of 4 guests to confirm this trip. If a trip date is not confirmed yet, you can register and will be notified when the trip is officially confirmed. We recommend not making final travel arrangements until your trip meets the minimum number of guests and is confirmed.
In most cases, if a trip does not reach the minimum number of guests, you may choose to transfer to another trip date or another trip, be refunded your payments in full, or you may have the choice to pay a supplemental fee to run the trip with fewer guests. We make the final determination for these trips 65-60 days before the departure date.
Travel in perfect company by booking a private trip exclusively for your group!
Our sliding scale for private trips is based on the final number of guests in your group. Rates are per person and do not include sales tax, national park fees or guide gratuity. The final rate is based on the actual number of guests on the trip and may adjust based on cancellations or additions.
Please Note: you can also enjoy a private trip at our normal scheduled rates by filling any empty tour to capacity. However, if group members drop from the tour those spots will automatically become available on our website for instant booking. By purchasing a private trip at the rates listed below, your trip will remain exclusive to your group regardless of cancellations.
Private Rates FOr This Trip
- 4-5 people: rate x 1.5
- 6-10 people: rate x 1.15
- 11-12 people: standard rate
*all rates are per person and single supplements apply