Max is our most popular hop on hop off tour. Highlights on this trip are abundant you will stay at a wilderness lodge in the bush at Raglan – overlooking New Zealand’s premier surf beach, seeing glow-worms and do some amazing caving at Waitomo Caves. Stop in at Rotorua to experience (smell) the geothermal activity and do extreme white water rafting. Discover history and culture not yet touched by the hand of commercialism at our exclusive stop at Lake Aniwhenua. Tongariro National Park (the volcanoes, Mordor and Mt Doom , NZ’s best one day walk the ‘Tongariro Alpine Crossing’). Stay at award-winning conservation stop Whakahoro for wild, wilderness activities! Wellington – NZ’s capital city, home to our national museum Te Papa.
Unique overnight and a free day in Abel Tasman National Park (walks, sailing and kayaking options in this stunning area). Stay overnight at a beachfront retreat in Punakaikiand experience the remote and rugged West Coast. The majestic Franz Josef glacier with a free day to hike and explore it.
You will also spend a few days in Queenstown - the adventure and party capital of NZ! Visit the stunning fiord of Milford Sound and historic Gunn’s Camp. Stewart Island's natural untouched beauty and wildlife or the Catlins wilderness area for seals and remote scenery. Stay at base of NZ's highest mountain Aoraki/Mt Cook. High country sheep station in Lord of the Rings scenery at Rangitata. Visit Kaikoura, for the awe-inspiring whale watching and wildlife spotting.