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Kowhai | 19 Day North & South Islands

Explore the wide sandy beaches of the Coromandel coastline; dip your toes in the azure blue waters of Abel Tasman National Park; and journey deep into Fiordland National Park to cruise on the iconic Milford Sound.

Operated by Pure Discoveries


price from 11,900 NZD per person (twin share)
duration 19 days and 18 nights
you will visit Auckland, Bay of Islands, Coromandel Peninsula, Rotorua, Lake Taupo, Napier, Wellington, Nelson, Abel Tasman National Park, Punakaiki, Franz Josef Glacier, Wanaka, Queenstown, Te Anau, Milford Sound
Both Islands, NZ
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This is a 19 day small group tour that travels both the North & South Islands of New Zealand, starting in Auckland and finishing in Queenstown.


  • Entry to Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Journey along 90 Mile Beach – or – take a Hole in the Rock cruise
  • A visit to the Auckland Museum
  • Narrow-gauge railway journey through native Coromandel bush
  • Visit Hot Water Beach
  • A private guide around a geothermal valley with geysers, mud pools and hot springs
  • Visit Waimangu Volcanic Valley – or – experience Hobbiton Movie Set
  • Delve into Maori life and enjoy a powerful cultural performance and feast
  • Discover Napier’s history and architecture on foot during a tour from a local guide
  • Enjoy an evening meal at Mission Estate in Napier
  • Travel on Wellington’s famous Cable Car and visit Te Papa museum
  • Scenic Interislander Ferry journey across the Cook Strait
  • Wine tasting at one of Marlborough’s premier wineries
  • Cruise the turquoise waters of Abel Tasman National Park
  • Visit world-famous Pancake Rocks and blowholes at Punakaiki
  • Join a local eco-guided tour – or – an authentic 4WD adventure
  • Explore the historic gold rush village of Arrowtown
  • Cruise, with a picnic lunch, on the breath-taking Milford Sound

If you require transfers or accommodation before your tour starts or after your tour finishes, please make a note of this when booking your tour. Pre or Post Accommodation is subject to availability.

Tour Dates & Pricing

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Prices are per person, land only, based on twin share and quoted in New Zealand Dollars. Single option available, enquire for prices.

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Tours are priced in NZD, per person based on twin-share, and are subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Single option available, enquire for prices. Further departure dates may be released, subject to demand. A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is required at time of booking. Tour operator terms and conditions apply, enquire for details.

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