Contiki New Zealand

Get the most out of your Contiki New Zealand tour! Stay in comfortable accommodation that is close to the action (e.g. overlooking Lake Wakitipu in Queenstown or in the heart of Auckland). Your Contiki crew will provide many meals, but several will also be up to you, so you can experience local flavours, like NZ lamb or fish and chips. Enjoy some great cultural experiences, such as learning to perform the New Zealand 'Haka' and participating in a traditional Maori 'Hangi'. Your crew can organise plenty of the adventure activities that New Zealand is known for, from sky-diving, to bungy-jumping, or quieter activities, including horse-riding, fishing or a spa visit. Two of Contiki's most popular tours are:
  • the Northern Highlights, a 6-day tour of the North Island that runs from Auckland to Wellington and includes stops in the Bay of Islands, Waitomo, Rotorua, and Lake Taupo; and
  • the Scenic Southern, a 7-day round trip of the South Island, including Christchurch, Lake Ohau, Dunedin, Queenstown and Franz Josef Glacier.
Talk to your YHA Travel consultant about any Contiki tour that takes your fancy! These are low season rates and have already had the 5% YHA member discount deducted.



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