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NZ Intro South

Details

  • Jet Boating through canyons
  • Cruise the breathtaking Milford Sound fiord
  • Hike Mount Iron & check out the famous Wanaka Tree
  • Hike in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park to view New Zealand’s tallest snow-capped peaks
  • Everything you need for living and working in NZ, including a bank account, IRD number, SIM card
  • Help with securing a paid job in New Zealand and support with all onward travel

Itinerary

Day 1 : ARRIVE & MEET THE GROUP
Kia ora! Landing in Queenstown, we’ll meet you at our centrally located hostel to settle in. Tonight you’ll meet up with the rest of your travel crew and get excited about all the adventures yet to come in New Zealand!
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 : QUEENSTOWN ORIENTATION & JET BOATING
Today we’ll get all your local essentials set up before showing you around Queenstown, a backpacker hub that’s known as the adventure capital of New Zealand. The good news is that our first jolt of adrenaline isn’t far off, as this afternoon we’ll be zipping through Skippers Canyon on a jet boat going over 80 km/h. Tonight we’ll top off our first day of exploring by seeing what Queenstown has to offer after dark!
Meals :Breakfast

Day 3 : MILFORD SOUND CRUISE
Leaving Queenstown, today we’re heading to the majestic Milford Sound. We’ll hop on a boat to cruise around the fjord, feeling tiny amongst sheer cliff faces, ancient forests, and plunging waterfalls. We might even spot some fur seals lazing about! This evening we’ll get cosy in Te Anau, a charming town in the heart of Fiordland.
Meals :Breakfast

Day 4 : TRAVEL TO WANAKA
After soaking up the Tolkien-esque vistas and taking thousands of photos we’ll arrive in Wanaka, a dreamy resort town on sapphire lakeside shores.
Meals :Breakfast

Day 5 : DISCOVER WANAKA
Today we check out all Wanaka has to offer, including going kayaking on the beautiful Lake Wanaka. We'll then head off hiking up Mt Iron, taking in the beautiful 360 degree landscape.
Meals :Breakfast

Day 6 : AORAKI/MT COOK
We’ll enjoy a scenic drive through the southern alps towards Tekapo. Known for its milky turquoise hue, Lake Tekapo is an alpine oasis! This afternoon we’ll stretch our limbs hiking the iconic Hooker Valley track. This walk winds us through the valley to grant unforgettable views of Aoraki/Mt Cook, the highest mountain in New Zealand.
Meals :None

Day 7 : LAKE TEKAPO
Today we’ll take a hike up Mt John where we’ll get 360-degree views of the Southern Alps as well as a bike ride around the stunning Lake Tekapo. After the walk we’ll soak our tired muscles in some hot pools.
Meals :None

Day 8 : WORK & ONWARD TRAVEL PLANS
After travelling back to buzzing Queenstown, securing you a paid job in New Zealand is number one on the agenda for today. Our team will help make sure you’ve got everything sorted for living and working in NZ, and get you signed up to our NZ Jobs program. Tonight we’ll get together for our farewell dinner!
Meals :None

Day 9 : CHECK OUT & ONWARD TRAVEL
This morning your unforgettable South Island adventure comes to an end. Check out and journey home, stay in Queenstown, or continue the next leg of your travels! Whatever your plans, we’ll be there to help every step of the way.
Meals :None


Pickups / Departures

Airport transfer provided to accommodation.


Extras

Travel insurance is compulsory for NZ Adventure South 


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Nz Intro South

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