Note that this tour utilizes a variety of accommodation including hostels. See the 'About Accommodation' section of the trip details for more information.
Cycle through Karangahake to Hotwater Beach, visit bubbling mud pools in a geothermal area, learn a traditional Maori greeting on the Marae, hike the Tongariro Crossing – one of the world's greatest one day hikes, canoe along the Whanganui River, rustle up a dinner from the wilds of New Zealand.
The North Island of New Zealand is blessed with spectacular scenery, ranging from bubbling thermal pools to fast flowing rivers. The best way to see all of this? Get up close and personal. This itinerary includes biking out to the mud pools and thermal waters of Hotwater Beach, hiking the Tongariro Crossing - one of the world's most famous one day hikes - before jet boat and canoes provide the transport along the Whanganui River. Mix in some wild food, a traditional Hangi dinner and some hot spa action and this is the perfect active introduction to New Zealand.
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Enjoy a morning cycle through Karangahake Gorge, then travel onto Hahei for the afternoon.
Visit a geothermal area with boiling mud and hotpools. After a traditional greeting on the Marae, learn the traditional arts of the Haka and Poi before a traditional Hangi dinner.
Conquer the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, New Zealand's top-rated 1-day trek. Spend the afternoon on an active volcano.
Canoe along the Whanaganui River to your overnight camp, in the heart of Whanganui National Park. Enjoy a dinner of food taken from the wild.
Continue along the Whanaganui River by jet boat visiting old Maori and European settlements before continuing onto Snowy Waters Lodge by bus.
Transfer to Wellington. Visit the Te Papa Museum before the tour ends.
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