Stray New Zealand: Weka

The Weka Tour will take you on an epic adventure through the South Island. Jaunt around New Zealand’s most scenic Alpine region. Cross the mighty Southern Alps, take in the soaring heights of Mount Cook, get up close to the epic glaciers of the West Coast and the marvel at the breathtaking beauty of Queenstown.

per adult from

$1,565

NZD

Duration

10 days

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • Fun and knowledgeable Stray Guide
    • Access to 'off the beaten track' destinations and national parks
    • Transport on modern, comfortable air-conditioned coach
    • A wide selection of free and optional activities
    • Flexibility - stay as long as you like in each destination and travel at your own pace.
    • Access to the exclusive Stray Mate App for special discounts
    • Entry/Admission - TranzAlpine & Coastal Pacific
    What's excluded :
    • Accommodation
    • Optional activities
    • Food and drinks

  • Day 1: Christchurch to Franz Josef (via Greymouth)

    Stop At: TranzAlpine & Coastal Pacific, Troup Drive, Addington, Addington, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
    This morning you'll take the Tranzalpine Scenic Train to Greymouth where you'll meet your Stray Guide
    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Hokitika, Hokitika, West Coast Region, South Island
    We’ll make a stop in Hokitika, the best place to buy ‘Pounamu’, a native greenstone.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Franz Josef Accommoodation

    Day 2: Free Day in Franz Josef

    Stop At: Franz Josef, Franz Josef, Westland Tai Poutini National Park, West Coast Region, South Island
    Ice, ice baby! Get ready to experience the Franz Josef Glacier, an iconic highlight of the West Coast. Take a short drive to the beginning of the track. Hike through native bush and across glacial streams to the terminal face of the glacier for spectacular photos or just hang out at the Retreat and relax in one of NZ’s largest spa pools.
    Duration: 1 day

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Franz Josef Accommodation

    Day 3: Franz Josef to Wanaka (via Fox Glacier)

    Stop At: Lake Matheson Walk, Lake Matheson Road, Fox Glacier, Westland Tai Poutini National Park New Zealand
    First up is the amazing mirror-like Lake Matheson for a short walk.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago Region, South Island
    We travel inland through the mountainous Haast Pass and alongside beautiful Lake Hawea to arrive in Wanaka late-afternoon. It’s the perfect time to get your own photo of the famous Wanaka Tree set against a sunset backdrop. Dreamy!

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Wanaka Accommodation

    Day 4: Wanaka to Queenstown

    Stop At: Mount Iron Track, State Highway 84, Wanaka New Zealand
    Kick start your day with a brisk walk up Mt Iron or have a sleep in (we know they’re necessary sometimes!).
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Queenstown, Queenstown, Otago Region, South Island
    Mid-morning we’ll make our way to Queenstown, known in New Zealand as the ‘Adventure Capital of the World’ and the spiritual home of bungy jumping. We stop at Kawarau Bridge on our way into town a.k.a. the first commercial bungy jumping site in the world. If you’re feeling brave you can tick the bungy off your bucket list or if you’d prefer to just watch then you can cheer your mates on from the viewing platform!
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Nomads Queenstown

    Day 5: Free Day in Queenstown

    Stop At: Queenstown, Queenstown, Otago Region, South Island
    Yaaaasssss Queen(stown)! You’ve got 3 full days in the adventure capital. With a buzzy night life, beautiful mountain scenery and plenty of outdoor activities, it’s easy to understand why so many backpackers refuse to leave this place.
    Duration: 1 day

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Nomads Queenstown

    Day 6: Free Day in Queenstown

    Stop At: Queenstown, Queenstown, Otago Region, South Island
    Yaaaasssss Queen(stown)! You’ve got 3 full days in the adventure capital. With a buzzy night life, beautiful mountain scenery and plenty of outdoor activities, it’s easy to understand why so many backpackers refuse to leave this place.
    Duration: 1 day

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Nomads Queenstown

    Day 7: Free Day in Queenstown

    Stop At: Queenstown, Queenstown, Otago Region, South Island
    Yaaaasssss Queen(stown)! You’ve got 3 full days in the adventure capital. With a buzzy night life, beautiful mountain scenery and plenty of outdoor activities, it’s easy to understand why so many backpackers refuse to leave this place.
    Duration: 1 day

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Nomads Queenstown

    Day 8: Queenstown to Tekapo

    Stop At: Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South Island
    Depart Queenstown to drive over the Lindis Pass through the beautiful Mackenzie Country and past the vivid blue waters of Lake Pukaki. Our final destination of the day is Lake Tekapo. The Lake is a stunning electric blue and is framed by the Southern Alps. See the famous Church of the Good Shepherd, a quaint stone church right on the edge of the lake or hike up to the Mount John Observatory to see the incredible views.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: YHA Tekapo

    Day 9: Free Day in Tekapo

    Stop At: Mt. Cook Village, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South Island
    This morning we’ll make our way to take in the stunning views of Aoraki Mount Cook. While you’re there you can hike the scenic Hooker Valley Track or head to the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre.
    Duration: 5 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: YHA Tekapo

    Day 10: Tekapo to Christchurch

    Stop At: Christchurch, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South Island
    Our final destination is Christchurch where the tour will end. We hope you had a blast travelling with us!

    If you have time at the end of your tour, there's plenty to explore in Christchurch. Spend your afternoon wandering the city streets and laneways to discover creative street art and hidden eateries. Take a walk down Hereford St to discover the ‘Cardboard’ Cathedral and the earthquake memorial of 185 White Chairs. If you have a bit more time, visit the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and see how Christchurch earned its nickname as the Garden City or visit the Canterbury Museum to learn about the past, present and future of the region.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Christchurch Railway Station, Addington, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

5

Organised by Stray Limited

Activity ID: V-13949P34

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