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New Zealand Adventure Trips

“This was my first Austin-Lehman Adventure! And I hope not my last. Everything was better than I could have ever… ”
New Zealand, Asia

from $2,898* per person 9 Days Year-round
Boutique accommodations Exertion level: 5
Operator: Austin-Lehman Adventures 12 people max
  • Christchurch international airport, christchurch, new zealand
  • Active & Adventure trips
New Zealand is one of the most diverse countries on the planet. Explore beautiful bays, pristine lakes, underground rivers, temperate rainforest, sprawling glaciers and a rugged, sheep-flecked coastline on this nine-day South Island adventure.

    Sea kayak the sheltered waters of Queen Charlotte Sound
    Float the Nile River by inner-tube through an intricate system of underground caves
    Explore Punakaikiís famous Pancake Rocks and blowholes as you watch the sun set over the Tasman Sea
    Trek with crampons and walking sticks across a stretch of 600-foot-thick white ice on Fox Glacier, perched adjacent to a lush rainforest
    Zoom by jet boat over the shallow waters of the Landsborough River
    Picnic on the shores of the undiscovered Lake Wanaka and sip wine overlooking the mouth of Kawarau Gorge
    Hike, parapent and shop for Maori pounamu (greenstone) before sitting down to a fabulous dinner at a local restaurant in the thriving metropolis of Queenstown

Locations visited/nearby

New Zealand, Asia

1 testimonial about this trip

  1. Reviewer: located in Katy, TX USA
    "This was my first Austin-Lehman Adventure! And I hope not my last. Everything was better than I could have ever imagined. All the staff/guides were very professional."

3 testimonials about the provider, Austin-Lehman Adventures:

  • Reviewer: located in Springboro, OH USA
    Every trip we go on with ALA we think is the best and there are no way you guys can top it and then we go on another and you do! You proved to us again that ALA is the best in luxury active travel.
  • Reviewer: located in Naperville, IL USA
    Probably the best vacation we have been on. Guides were fantastic. This trip was over the top!
  • Reviewer: located in Mt. Pleasant, SC USA
    We loved our guides! I have been on trips with other tour companies...these three were hands down the nicest, best guides ever!

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Special information

  • This is a custom departure, meaning this trip is offered on dates that you arrange privately with the provider. Additionally, you need to form your own private group for this trip. The itinerary and price here is just a sample. Contact the provider for detailed pricing, minimum group size, and scheduling information. For most providers, the larger the group you are traveling with, the lower the per-person cost will be.
  • May accommodate certain types of disabilities. Contact the operator for more information.


Day 1: Christchurch
Day 2: Picton/Nelson/Motueka
Day 3: Abel Tasman National Park
Day 4: Nile River/Punakaiki
Day 5: Fox Glacier
Day 6: Mount Aspiring National Park/Lake Wanaka
Day 7: Kawarau Gorge/Queenstown
Day 8: Queenstown
Day 9: Queenstown (departure)

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