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Pure Adrenalin (Ex Wellington) 2020-21
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Mixed Groups | Age range: 18-39

11 Days / 10 Nights Trip to New Zealand

Pure Adrenalin (Ex Wellington) 2020-21

Go on an adventure through the North and South Islands of New Zealand, peppered with spectacular sights and adrenaline-thrills.
It's safe to say that the Kiwis don't do things by halves, and this trip is no exception! On this unforgettable adventure from Wellington to Christchurch, adrenalin sports are the name of the game - and stunning scenery and classic Kiwi wildlife are high on the agenda, too. Ready to dive into New Zealand? And...GO!

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  • Duration
    11 Days
  • Starting From
    $2,225
    /person
    Twin sharing
  • Travel Operator
    Topdeck
  • Flights
    Not Included
    Flight booking assistance will be provided.

Trip highlights

Cairns : Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef 
Highlight #1
Cairns : Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef 
Visit Cairns to explore the Great Barrier Reef through a cruise, hot air balloon or a helicopter! Whatever you prefer.
Byron Bay: Melting pot of surf culture 
Highlight #2
Byron Bay: Melting pot of surf culture 
The city boasts plenty of beaches for surfing, rainforests, great regional dining and new-age retreats.
Katherine: Where the outback meets the tropics
Highlight #3
Katherine: Where the outback meets the tropics
Canoe up the gorge spotting hidden waterfalls, see Aboriginal rock art and some of New Zealand’s iconic wildlife.
Visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Highlight #4
Visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
There’s no better place to watch the sunset in the vast Australian outback.
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Best Places to Visit in New Zealand 2020

Get a glimpse of what awaits you in New Zealand! Video credit: Sovereign Digital

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Itinerary

Wellington to Nelson

Say kia ora to your soon-to-be-BFFs in Wellington before we jump on the ferry across Cook Strait. Hot tip: stay above deck and practise your panos as we sail into the beautiful blue waters of the Marlborough Sound. Hop off in picturesque Picton, then get ready to find out why this region is so famous for its wine! We’ll stop by a Marlborough vineyard for an included tasting of the sweet stuff before rolling into Nelson tonight.

   Meals:   Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Nelson

Rise and shine – we’ve got some exploring to do! Did someone say coastal paradise? Over and over again, this place is named New Zealand’s sunniest destination. Discover the quiet, pristine bays by boat or water taxi, beach hop around the coast on a sea kayak or take to the walking tracks for some gorgeous views. Or, you could always go all-out and see Abel Tasman National Park from above with an epic skydive. Whatever you choose, we know you’re going to love it!

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Nelson to Kaikoura

From one coastal town to another – this one’s got some pretty special mountain ranges and local wildlife to look forward to. Chur! Spot the wild fur seals getting their tan on as we roll into Kaikoura today. And this afternoon? Channel all those mermaid/man vibes on an optional dolphin swim, or take in the wild acrobatics from above deck – these little critters love to put on a show! Then: take a short stroll to the beach for sunset and maybe visit a local bayside vendor for the freshest of crayfish (Kaikoura literally translates to ‘eat crayfish’). This is living!

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Kaikoura to Christchurch

Next stop: the South Island's largest city. After being hit by an earthquake in 2011, resilient Christchuch is rebuilding in a creative way. Tonight, the city is yours. Why not get out there and check out the vibrant restaurant scene?

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Christchurch to Fox Glacier

One minute you’re sipping lattes in the city, nek minnit you’re off to visit New Zealand’s most famous glacier. But first: a photo stop at Lake Matheson that will make all your friends back home totally jealous. Sorry, not sorry.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Fox Glacier to Queenstown

Who’s ready to hit the ice? If the weather is good, you’ll have the chance to explore this chilly playground on a heli hike. Alternatively, you could go all-out and get a bird’s eye view on a scenic flight. Then: the adventuring continues as we roll into the adrenalin capital of NZ – Queenstown. Get your bearings on an orientation tour, then be free! The nightlife here is on a whole other level. Ice Bar, anyone?

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Queenstown

Ready. Set. GO! Queenstown is loaded with adventure activities – and you’ve got two days to cram them all in! For the thrill seekers: choose from bungy jumping, jet boating, canyon swinging, skydiving or zip lining. Doesn’t sound like your thing? Take the skyline gondola for some incred views over Lake Wakatipu. There’s even a sky-high luge track to challenge your Topdeck buddies on. It’s on! Tonight, why not hit up Fergburger for a meal that will haunt your dreams? Yep, it’s that good!

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Queenstown (Milford Sound Day Trip)

Plaster your face to the window as we take the scenic route to Milford Sound for today’s main event: a cruise on the fjord, complete with thundering waterfalls and towering cliffs that will just blow your mind. Keep your eyes peeled for the resident seals and dolphins, too!

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch,

  Hotel:  None

Queenstown

Quick! It’s your last day here. Our hot tip: sign up for some whitewater rafting on the Shotover River, or jump in a funyak (like kayaking, but better). Hungry after all of that adventuring? You’re in luck. We have an included dinner tonight at one of Queenstown’s most popular hangouts!

   Meals:   Breakfast, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Queenstown to Lake Ohau

We’ve got an epic two-wheeled excursion in Arrowtown on the agenda today – so get ready to tone those thighs as we cycle along the banks of the Arrow River, crossing some OMG-worthy suspension bridges along the way. Later, take in all the pretty window views before hunkering down at our lodge for the night. Nestled between towering mountains and overlooking the sparkling lake, this is the perfect place to relax and recharge after a hectic few days. Clink glasses with your #Topdeckfam tonight over one last group dinner. It’s going to get emosh...

   Meals:   Breakfast, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Lake Ohau to Christchurch

It may be our last day, but there’s still plenty of time to squeeze in one last pano at Lake Tekapo before we head back to Christchurch. We’ll say our goodbyes after an orientation tour of the city. *sad face* With so much to see here, we wouldn’t blame you for wanting to stick around, though!

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Inclusions

 Visit Lake Matheson

 Stay in the Fox Glacier region

 Cruise Milford Sound

 Mountain biking in Arrowtown

 Meals and Accommodation

Not Included

 Additional 5% GST

 International Flights and VISA fees

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