The Routeburn Track, the Milford Track and the Abel Tasman Coastal Track are all popular choices. New Zealand is the perfect place for those who love the outdoors and is a model for eco tourism. With a North and South island to explore, this country has amazing landscapes, volcanic craters, hot springs, Scottish towns and wilderness islands, and plenty for adrenalin junkies.
This is such a unique experience and I highly recommend following it up by having a walking tour through the dry section of the save cave system. You will see incredible fossils, stalagmites, stalagmites, rock formations, rock curtains and so much more; plus learn about the fascinating history of the caves. Explore the islands.Auckland has incredible islands on its doorstep such as Waiheke which is a 40 minute ferry ride from the mainland and is home to vineyards and beautiful walks. My favorite island experience was however, Rangitoto Island with Auckland Sea Kayaks. You can kayak from Waitemata harbour to the Island. Penguins might be seen along the way! Then, hike for one hour to the summit Rangitoto volcano and learn about the region’s history. The view from the top is amazing.
Eventually the track emerges above the tree line in a delightful alpine meadow with a superb vista of the Rob Roy glacier. After lunch, we walk back down the valley towards the vehicle. We then drive over the Crown Range to Queenstown, where we will stay for the next two night. These day trips and short tours from Auckland are a fun and exciting way to get around, or away from, the city for a while.
It is similar to G Adventures, with an average of 12 people on their tours through New Zealand. They prefer to stay in hotels over hostels, and are more comfortable than G Adventures. This can make their trips seem a little more expensive. Although it may be the smallest national park in the country, it is a best tours of New Zealand beautiful place to kayak, hike along the coast paths or scuba dive. We include a wide selection of walks within our Independent Walking Holiday suggestions and also offer the opportunity to undertake one or more of the guided Great Walks of New Zealand. These tours are typically three to six days in length and are led through stunning scenery by expert guides.
The city is situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and is surrounded by forested mountains. Outdoor-lovers will find plenty to do all year, including skiing, biking, rafting, hiking, bungy jumping, and skydiving. Queenstown is a great base for exploring the South Island. You can take day trips to historic gold mining communities, national parks, and scenic sounds. Join this 3-week New Zealand walking holiday and explore both islands as you weave your way from north to south with a skilled guide. These short walks and day hikes are specially chosen to take you into the most beautiful and diverse wilderness areas in New Zealand.