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Hiking Tour of New Zealand - Kiwi Classic

Get further off the beaten track on our original South Island hiking adventure.

The Kiwi Classic is a true-blue New Zealand hiking adventure that gets you off the beaten track experiencing incredible multi-day hikes, day walks and activities in New Zealand's remote National Parks. You’ll hike, bike and kayak your way around the South Island, exploring places other visitors just don’t get to see. Tick the most famous South Island day hikes off your bucket list, including Mueller Ridge in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park and Key Summit on the Routeburn Track. Get out into real New Zealand backcountry on overnight hikes in Nelson Lakes National Park and Pelorus Sound. Swim with Dusky Dolphins in Kaikoura and cruise Milford Sound.

You’ll be amazed at just how much you’re able to see, do and achieve over 14 days. You’ll return home refreshed and full of energy, with a big smile on your face. 

Activity Level 3 to 4: Designed for those who want a hiking-focused trip. You know that sometimes the best views need to be earned and you love a wee bit of a challenge. You can scale your activity level up to a 4 or down to a 3 every day so you can enjoy New Zealand at a pace that's right for you. Walk on a variety of trails and enjoy a mixture of day walks and hikes, overnight hikes and activities. Click here for a breakdown of the Kiwi Classic activity level.

Trip Style: Throughout the trip you’ll enjoy delicious home-cooked and restaurant meals to fuel you for the adventurous days of walking and activities, and sleep soundly at night in comfortable accommodation that we have chosen specifically for their fantastic locations. You will also get to stay at two Department of Conservation Huts - Nydia Lodge and Bushline Hut. They are basic but their locations and the chance to really get "off-the-grid" in such a remote part of New Zealand's backcountry more than makes up for that. 

Multi-day Hikes: The multi-day hikes on Days 5/6 and 8/9 of this trip have been designed for both novice and experienced hikers. We will hike for 4-6 hours each day carrying just what we need for our night spent at the Department of Conservation Huts. We'll arrive at our accommodation in the afternoon, leaving you with time to soak in the surroundings while your guides prepare a delicious meal for you (no freeze-dried food here!). If you've never done an overnight backpacking trip our guides will teach you everything you need to know and assist you along the way. We'll also provide you with all the gear you need. 

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14 Days

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Queenstown

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Queenstown

Activity level 3 - 4

Accommodation

Comfortable Lodging

Price
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Kiwi Classic Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day

1

Queenstown
Hike Moke Lake & Queenstown Hill

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Lunch
Dinner

Meals
Activities
Accommodation

Wanaka

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Day 1 – Arrive and hike Moke Lake & Queenstown Hill

Time for sunshine and fresh mountain air! After introductions, we’ll head for our first two hikes of the trip, the beautiful Moke Lake loop track and Queenstown Hill. After meeting your guides and fellow travellers we'll make our way to Moke Lake, a beautiful secluded lake nestled among the Southern Alps just a short drive from Queenstown. 

The Moke Lake Loop track is the perfect way to find your feet after your travels with its gently undulating trail and spectacular views. After a picnic lunch at the Lakeside, we'll head back to Queenstown where you'll have the choice of hiking Queenstown Hill or enjoying some free time to explore the town. 

Tonight, we’ll bed down in the neighbouring town of Wanaka. This delightful little town is home to many bustling bars, cafes and of course ‘that Wanaka tree’, which is just a short stroll from our accommodation.

Tonight we stay at Te Wanaka Lodge*

Choice 1

Hike Queenstown Hill

The Queenstown Hill Track winds its way up the picturesque wooded hillside above Queenstown before emerging from the tree line at the Basket of Dreams. Here you'll be treated to panoramic views of the Whakatipu basin and across the lake to the iconic Remarkables mountain range. 

Choice 2

Free Time in Queenstown

For those seeking a more relaxed afternoon take some time to explore Queenstown. A world-class mountain resort nestled on the shores of the sleeping giant, Lake Wakatipu. You'll be spoilt for choice with bustling local cafes where you can try your first Kiwi speciality - a flat white! 

Day

2

Aoraki/Mt Cook
Your Choice

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Meals
Activities
Accommodation

Mackenzie Country

3. Guide selfie and guests Sealy Tarns
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Day 2 – Your Choice in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

Today's journey takes us over the high country tussock filled Lindis pass to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park where we'll enjoy some of New Zealand’s most spectacular hikes. With views normally reserved for serious mountaineers, our hikes today take us into the heart of the national park and provide jaw-dropping vistas for our efforts. Home to our highest and most sacred peak, Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park also boasts a further 19 peaks topping more than 3,000 metres. Your options today include a choice of hikes, exploring the village at your leisure or indulging in one of our optional extras. 

Whatever you decide, you won’t be disappointed. After a full day of activities, we’ll meet up and return to our accommodation for a delicious meal and a chance to trade stories from the day. We’ll be staying in the Aoraki Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve, which means all you need to do is wander outside and look up for some world-class stargazing this evening.

Tonight we stay in Aoraki/Mt Cook Region*

Choice 1

Hike to Mueller Ridge

If you're feeling energetic this hike will treat you to unmatched views of the National Park's spectacular glaciers, sweeping valleys and highest peaks. After climbing the stairs to Sealy Tarns we'll continue on up to Mueller Ridge where you'll be able to take in the grandeur of both the Mueller and Hooker glaciers. 

Choice 2

Hike to Sealy Tarns & walk the Tasman Glacier View and Blue Lakes Track

For a less strenuous option that doesn't compromise on spectacular views, we'll take our time on the Sealy Tarns track and enjoy views of the Tasman Glacier. On the glacier view track a short climb past the Blue Lakes takes you to the Tasman Glacier Lookout, where you will be rewarded with incredible views of Aoraki/Mt Cook and the Tasman Glacier. It's the perfect place to see giant icebergs floating on the milky green Tasman Lake.

Day 2 Optional Add-ons

Below are some of the optional add-ons you can also enjoy:


Glacier lake boat tour

Hop aboard a Zodiac boat and set off across the iceberg-filled lake for an up-close encounter with the Tasman Glacier’s terminal face. If you choose this activity it will replace the Tasman Glacier View and Blue Lakes Track. 

NZD$179

Glacier heli hiking

Take a helicopter or ski plane up to land high on the Tasman, New Zealand’s longest glacier. In the company of an experienced guide, you’ll don crampons to explore the striking ice caves of this frozen wonderland. If you book this spectacular activity it will replace the day's other hikes. 

NZD$795
Day

3

Mackenzie Country
Christchurch

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Meals
Activities
Hiking Sightseeing
Accommodation

Christchurch

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Day 3 – Hike Mount John, explore Mackenzie Country

Today’s journey takes us from mountain to ocean as we head from the fertile plains of Canterbury towards the Pacific Ocean. When we reach Tekapo, we’ll go for a hike up Mount John to experience the panoramic views of the beautifully desolate Mackenzie Country and across the turquoise waters of Lake Tekapo. After our hike, we’ll make our way towards Christchurch. We’ll take our time, stopping at some of our favourite spots along the way to stretch our legs and capture the glorious views.

This morning we’ll make the steady climb up Mount John through forest and tussock to the observatory at the top. As we walk, we’ll look out over 360-degree views across the impressive Mackenzie Basin flats and surrounding mountains and lakes. After our hike, we’ll check out the famous and much photographed Church of the Good Shepherd, as well as Tekapo’s statue to the working dog, commissioned in 1968 by local farmers to pay tribute to the role these intelligent canines played in working the land.

Tonight we stay at Bealey Quarters Christchurch*

Day

4

Dolphin Swim
Kaikoura

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Meals
Activities
DolphinSwimming Sightseeing
Accommodation

Kaikoura

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Day 4 – Swim with Dusky Dolphins in Kaikoura

Today is a special one and consistently one of our guests favourites. We’ll don wetsuits to swim with a pod of dusky dolphins in their natural environment. Of course, this is all dependent on whether the dolphins cooperate, but they usually do! The tour is an educational experience designed not to interfere with the natural behaviour, routines or habitat of the dolphins. There are strict regulations in place to protect and respect the dolphins, and to keep you safe in the water. Our boats are well-equipped with swimming/snorkelling platforms. Dusky dolphins are typically found in pods of around 100 and are well-known for their acrobatic feats and interactive behaviour. Whether you opt to get in the water, or watch from the boat, it’s a joyful experience for all. Many of our guests have told us this is one of the highlights of their New Zealand adventure.

Tonight, we’ll catch an impressive sunset over the ocean as we enjoy a delicious and quintessentially Kiwi dinner of fish and chips on the beach.

Tonight we stay at Kaikoura Quality Suites*

 

Day

5

Pelorus Sound
Two-day hike on Nydia Track

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Meals
Activities
Hiking
Accommodation

Nydia Lodge

6. Nydia Track views of lakes
6. Solo guest Nydia Track 6. Guide and guests Nydia Track

Day 5 – Hike the Nydia Track to Nydia Lodge

Overnight backpacking is our favourite way to truly experience New Zealand's backcountry and today we'll embark on the first of our two multi-day hiking adventures. On today's adventure, we will hike on the Nydia Track carrying just what we need for our night spent at Nydia Lodge. When we arrive at Nydia Lodge you'll have the chance to have a dip in the ocean or relax and listen to the birdlife while your guides prepare a delicious meal for you (no freeze-dried food here!). In the evening you can expect some of the best stargazing in the country. 

The overnight hikes on this trip have been designed for both novice and experienced hikers. If you've never done an overnight backpacking trip our guides will teach you everything you need to know and assist you along the way. We'll also provide you with all the gear you need including a larger hiking backpack, sleeping bag, sleeping bag liner and hiking poles.

Tonight we stay at Nydia Lodge*

Day

6

Nydia Track
Marlborough

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Breakfast
Lunch

Meals
Activities
Hiking Sightseeing
Accommodation

Nelson

Marlborough Sounds
Queen Charlotte Track, guided tours New Zealand Nelson sunset zoomed

Day 6 – Pelorus Sound to Nelson

After a night spent in the backcountry, it’s time to return to the world of comfort and style as we head for Nelson, the sunniest place in New Zealand! Nelson is the oldest city on the South Island and the second oldest in New Zealand. Enjoying 2400 hours of sunshine annually, Nelson is famous for its award-winning wineries, arts scene, craft beers, local fruit orchards and gorgeous beaches. 

Explore the local cafes and restaurants within easy walking distance and soak up the South Island sunshine as you sip on a zesty local Sauvignon Blanc.

Tonight we stay at The Palms, Nelson*

Day

7

Nelson
Free day

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Meals
Activities
FreeDay
Accommodation

Nelson

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Day 7 – Free day to explore Nelson

Today is yours to spend as you wish, and conveniently where we’ll be staying is just a short walk into town. Your guides can point you in the right direction if you’d like to go for a hike or bike ride. Nelson is a colourful wee town with a lively arts scene and fantastic beaches, so we recommend you enjoy a relaxing day and indulge in the fine seafood, local wine and craft beer. Or if you’d like to keep your heart rate up, the adrenaline activities on offer are plentiful – canyoning, jet boating, skydiving or quad biking, to mention just a few. One of the most popular options is a sea kayaking or hiking tour in nearby Abel Tasman National Park.

Tonight we stay at The Palms, Nelson again*

Day

8

Nelson Lakes National Park
Two-day hike in Nelson Lakes National Park

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Meals
Activities
Hiking
Accommodation

Bushline Hut

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James Koelbl 339 Group over Lake Rotoiti 7 small group tour to Bushline Hut

Day 8 – Hike to Bushline Hut

Today we'll head to Nelson Lakes National Park. Our second multi-day hike will take us through wilderness backcountry to Bushline Hut. The anticipation for the adventure ahead builds as we travel to the start of our hike in St Arnaud. Our hike will take us up Pourangahau/Mount Robert on a well graded track through the beech forest. We will walk for 2 hours carrying just what we need for our night spent at Bushline Hut (a sleeping bag, change of clothes and a small portion of the food for the evening). We'll arrive at our accommodation in the afternoon, leaving you with plenty of time to either enjoy the panoramic views at the Hut or take a longer walk up the ridgeline while your guides prepare a delicious meal for you.

Tonight we stay at Bushline Hut

Day

9

Nelson Lakes National Park
West Coast

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Meals
Activities
Hiking
Accommodation

Buller Bay

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Day 9 – Bushline Hut to St Arnaud and the West Coast

After breakfast, we'll begin our descent down into St Arnaud, Lake Rotoiti glistening invitingly beneath us. There’ll be time for a quick swim in the lake at the end of our hike if you’re keen!

This afternoon we will make our way to the wild West Coast. With it's dramatic coastline, expansive rainforests and incredible wildlife, it's sure to be a highlight of your trip. 

Tonight we stay at Omau Settlers Lodge

Day

10

Pororari National Park
Tauranga Bay Seal Colony

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Meals
Activities
Hiking Sightseeing Wildlife
Accommodation

Franz Josef

Walking the Pororari River Track
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Day 10 – Pororari River Track and Tauranga Bay Seal Colony

We’ll start our day with a short stroll on the Cape Foulwind Walkway. There, you’ll experience the Tasman Sea in all its glory, pounding on the cliffs below as you make your way to the Tauranga Bay Seal Colony, well known for its seal pup rookery.

Our next hike of the day is truly unique. Nestled in dense temperate rainforest with a backdrop of towering limestone cliffs, we’ll follow the Pororari River on the Paparoa Track as it winds its way through the lush undergrowth. Your guides will tell you about the fascinating flora and fauna along the way and maybe even offer you some ‘bush tucker’ to taste if you’re game! On our journey down the coast, we'll also make a stop at the iconic Pancake Rocks of Punakaiki for a walk amongst its fascinating rock formations.

The West Coast Road is a journey voted by Lonely Planet readers as one of the best coastal drives in the world. Rivers, rainforests and tumbling glaciers meet isolated beaches and crashing waves, it’s easy to see why people are drawn to this beautiful place. We’ll travel this afternoon to the small township at the foot of Franz Josef Glacier.

Tonight we stay at 10 Cottages, Franz Josef*

Day

11

Franz Josef Glacier
Kayak Lake Mapourika

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Meals
Activities
Kayaking Hiking
Accommodation

Makarora

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Day 11 – Explore the West Coast and Kayak Lake Mapourika

This morning we'll continue our journey South, exploring the lush native rainforest and stunning coastline of the West Coast as we make our toward Mapourika. 

This afternoon we'll paddle the beautiful and serene kettle lake, Lake Mapourika and enjoy the mountainous backdrop of the Southern Alps on the largest lake in the Westland Tai Poutini National Park. Watch out for the abundance of wildlife that call this place home, from the rare crested grebe, the white-faced heron, kingfisher, tui and so many more.

We'll travel over the Haast pass to Mt Aspiring National Park and our home for the night, the tiny riverside village of Makarora. We'll stop along the way to explore the Blue Pools. This short walk weaves through native beech and podocarp forest. You’ll be awe-struck when you first set eyes on the sparkling glacial water of the Blue Pools.

Tonight we stay at Wonderland Makarora*

Day

12

Bike or Walk Arrowtown
Fiordland

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Meals
Activities
Accommodation

Te Anau

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3. Solo guest biking Arrow River Trail Biking Queenstown on a New Zealand hiking trip

Day 12 – Bike or hike near Queenstown

Today we'll travel alongside Lake Hawea, Lake Wanaka and over the Crown Range to our backyard! Queenstown and the surrounding area is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream, with many purpose-built tracks and trails ideal for hiking, biking or running. This morning we’ll explore the historic Arrowtown, a quaint old gold-mining settlement just a short drive from Queenstown. You’ll have the choice of either biking or walking the Arrow River Bridges Trail.

This evening we’ll head to Te Anau in preparation for tomorrow’s epic adventure in Fiordland National Park.

Tonight we stay in Te Anau*

Choice 1

Bike Arrowtown

We’ll get fitted out with bikes before taking to the trail on two wheels. We’ll follow the Kawarau River along a wide trail, riding past homesteads, meadows and mountains out towards the famous Gibbston Valley vineyards and the world’s first commercial bungy bridge.

Choice 2

Hike Arrowtown

If you prefer to walk rather than cycle, we have an equally exciting alternative. You can still experience the beautiful Arrowtown trail that the cyclists do except you can do it on foot! Your driver will pick you up from the stunning Southern Discoveries swing bridge and drive you to the Kawarau bungy bridge to regroup with the rest of the team.

Day

13

Routeburn Track
Cruise Milford Sound

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Meals
Activities
BoatCruise Hiking Sightseeing
Accommodation

Te Anau

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Day 13 – Hike Routeburn Track to Key Summit and Cruise Milford Sound

This morning we gear up for our adventure further into Fiordland. We'll start the day off with a heart-pumping hike up to one of our favourite spots in this area – Key Summit on the Routeburn Track. Climbing steadily up through dense beech forest, this hike on the world-famous Routeburn Track is well worth the effort. The view from the top is one of Fiordland’s most iconic landscapes – across to the snow-capped Mt Christina, Mt Tutoko and the imposing Darran Mountains. A natural tapestry of alpine tarns, jagged peaks, granite cliff faces and glacial blue rivers flowing towards the Tasman Sea and clearly visible down the Hollyford Valley.

We'll spend the afternoon on the water, with a cruise of the iconic Milford Sound. You’ll have time to appreciate Milford’s undeniable grandeur as we cruise to the mouth of the fiord leading out into the wild Tasman Sea. Whether the sun’s shining brightly or the sky’s clouded over, the beauty of Milford Sound never disappoints. In a perfect world, it would be raining heavily as that’s when the fiord’s hundreds of waterfalls are at their most powerful. Get close enough to feel the spray on your face as the thundering torrents cascade down the vertical rock faces – it’s an exhilarating experience.

Tonight we stay in Te Anau again*

Day

14

Te Anau
Hike Kepler Track

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Breakfast
Lunch

Meals
Activities
Hiking Sightseeing
Accommodation

Finish in Queenstown

1. Guests walking Kepler Track through beech forest
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Day 14 – Kepler Track & Finish in Queenstown

Breathe in the fresh Fiordland air and relax in the lakeside town of Te Anau, home to the South Island’s largest lake. Gateway to Fiordland’s Great Walks, this small town is bustling with hikers and there’s a real sense of adventure in the air. It’s the perfect place to sign off your own hiking journey with one last foray on the trails. If you’re up for stretching the legs this morning, we’ll hike a pleasant section of the Kepler Track, one of New Zealand’s 10 Great Walks, following the Waiau River as it meanders through beech forest and wetlands before emerging at a spectacular viewpoint on the shores of Lake Manapouri – a fitting end to your New Zealand adventure tour.

Our last journey together is a scenic trip through tussock country and small farming towns, before tracing the shoreline of the impressive Lake Wakatipu back to Queenstown. Once there, it’s time to say goodbye to your guides, travel companions and new-found friends as we drop you at the airport or your accommodation. If you’re joining us to explore the North Island on our Sweet North trip, we’ll ensure a smooth transition for you. If not, we hope to see you again soon in the ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’.

*For logistical reasons, we may make small changes to our itineraries or accommodation from time to time.

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I loved going on a hiking adventure with people who knew the land and love being a part of New Zealand. There was no way we could have put together so many amazing hikes and activities the way NZ Trails did. The mountains and lakes were truly spectacular and having Ross and Maya as guides made our hiking family unique and a lot of fun. Thank you so much!
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A trip of a lifetime! The great itinerary, well organised, and amazing guides that went beyond their duties, to accommodate everyone's needs, so the trip went super smooth, Very well done! Sam and Maya! My husband and I are recommending this trip to all our friends who have never travelled to New Zealand, we will be back!!!!
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It's very important to us that you have all your questions answered about our Kiwi Classic trip. We’ve collected some of the questions we get asked most often and answered them below. Or visit our general FAQ page here for more answers!

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Activity Level

The Kiwi Classic is an activity level 3 to 4 and is designed for those who want a hiking-focused trip. You know that sometimes the best views need to be earned and you love a wee bit of a challenge. You can scale your activity level up to a 4 or down to a 3 every day so you can enjoy New Zealand at a pace that's right for you. Walk on a variety of trails and enjoy a mixture of day walks and hikes, overnight hikes and activities.

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Discover the South Island and challenge yourself on our most action-packed adventure. Make like a local and hike stunning backcountry, bike mountain trails, kayak coastal lagoons and swim with wild dolphins. You’re bound to work up an appetite, but we’ll keep you well fed with hearty and delicious Kiwi fare. At the end of an exciting day, there’ll be time to rest and relax in clean, comfortable lodgings as you reflect on your uniquely New Zealand experiences.

Combine this adventure with our Sweet North tour to enjoy the best of both North and South over 19 days.

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*If you can't see the date you're looking for or your preferred date is already full, check out our Masterpiece trip. On this trip, you'll explore many of the same hikes and activities as the Kiwi Classic and with your two New Zealand guides we can scale the activity level up every day if you'd like more of a challenge. The Masterpiece is our most flexible trip. 

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The Kiwi Classic is our most action packed adventure, taking in all the parts of the South Island that best suit the physically active traveller.

What’s included:

Local guides, small groups

All food (except where noted on itinerary), transportation and activities

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NZD$12699 AUD$9499 USD$6599.00+tax GBP£5999 NZD$12699 CAD$8699.00+tax
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