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Kiwi Encounter

a partir de entrada de R$ 2.408,43 +
24x de R$ 308,30

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Wherever you look it’s beauty, beauty and more beauty. You’ll see everything from thermal grounds, soaring volcanoes and towering mountains to mirror-like lakes. Journey through wine regions (and try the local tipples) and chill out in a craft beer capital. Make friends for life and see the best that NZ has to offer.

Bucket List Inclusions

Overnight in a traditional Maori Marae

Haka & Poi class

Huka Falls

Lake Taupo

Te Papa Museum

Milford Sound nature cruise

?Visit Kaikoura Peninsula and seal colony

Visit Lake Matheson

Marlborough Wine Tasting

Visit Fiordland National Park

More Inclusions

  • 15 breakfasts, 6 dinners
  • 13 nights in hotels, motels & lodges, 1 night in a hostel, 1 night in a traditional Maori Marae
  • Cook Strait ferry crossing
  • Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi
  • Awesome Topdeck Crew

Group Size

Maximum 36

Transport

Modern air-conditioned vehicle with free Wi-Fi

Start/Finish Times

Start time:
Meet at 8am in Auckland

Finish time:
Approximately 7pm in Christchurch



First up, a visit to Waitomo Caves, then it’s on to our Marae stay. Maori legends and mythology have been passed down orally for thousands of years. You have one night in this sacred meeting house, so pay attention. After learning the tongue-thrusting Haka dance moves of the All Blacks and the finesse of the ladies’ Poi dance, you’ll polish off a traditional maori dinner and end the night feeling like a local. You lucky thing, you.

Included today:
-Maori Marae cultural talks
-Haka & Poi class

Meals:
-Dinner
Mud, Middle Earth and massages are the order of the day in the bubbling, sulphur-soaked town of Rotorua. If you’re starting to resemble a muddy prune, flush out the mud by rafting over the waterfalls, hit the spa for a massage, or jump into the real-life landscapes of Tolkien’s dreams on the Hobbiton Shire escape (all optional).

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Hobbiton tour
-Whitewater rafting
-Hells Gate Mud Baths
-Canopy tours
-Experience Ogo
-Day spas & massage
Geothermal activity gets turned up to 11 with bubbling mud pools, and if that's not enough, you can bungy jump off a ledge as we pass by the largest lake in New Zealand. Lake Taupo was formed by an explosion that extended the Ice Age, so yeah, it's pretty big. It's also time to meet the dessert that's caused a battle between NZ and Australia since someone whipped an egg white: the pavlova.

Included today:
-Visit Huka Falls
-Visit Lake Taupo

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner
With dual cultural and natural heritage status, and often described as the most epic hike in NZ, Tongariro NP is home to two active volcanoes that will hopefully keep a lid on things. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing will quickly top your list of favourites if you don't mind heights and the odd dormant lava chamber (and walks from 20 mins to 8 hours). Hike, raft or mountain bike then hit the spa and warm your feet by the fire in an alpine lodge overlooking Mt Doom.

Included today:
-Short walks

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Tongariro Crossing hikes
From hiking over lava to readjusting to city life, today we hit the nation's capital, Wellington (no, it's not Auckland!). After you conquer the six floors of the Te Papa museum, you'll probably be ready for a big city nightlife hit. With more bars and restaurants per capita than New York and a well-earned spot as the sporting capital of NZ, you can't go wrong with a craft beer and some local rugby action.

Included today:
-Visit Te Papa Museum
-Wellington city tour including Mt Victoria

Meals:
-Breakfast
Ferry across the Cook Strait through Marlborough Sounds and into the arms of the world's best Sauvignon Blanc for a private tasting in a family-owned vineyard. Work out how many bottles you can fit in your suitcase without breaking your back. With postcard-perfect vistas and 35,000 hectares under vines, it's a slice of heaven.

Included today:
-Cook Strait ferry crossing
-Marlborough wine tasting

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner
Dense forest, snow-capped mountains and acres of pinot noir grapes. Green, white and red… no wonder Nelson has been referred to as the Naples of the southern hemisphere. Throw clay or wield a paintbrush in the creative artist hub. Skydive, kayak or go treasure hunting in Nelson's galleries. Round out the day with a traditional Kiwi BBQ dinner catered by yours truly. Not bad, Nelson. Not bad.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Kayaking
-Skydiving
Today we head back through the Rai Valley and Marlborough Wine Region to spy New Zealand fur seals at Ohau Point before reaching our destination at Kaikoura. This afternoon we can tackle the elements on the very scenic Kaikoura Peninsula Walk. Seafood fans can settle in for a crayfish bonanza.

Included today:
-Visit Kaikoura Peninsula
-Ohau Point seal colony

Meals:
-Breakfast
Make some marine mates and brace yourself for the optional triple threat of dolphin swimming, seal swimming or whale watching. Then on to Christchurch, which has recovered from the 2011 Earthquake and bounced back with new pop-up bars and a shopping precinct, with still more to come.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Dolphin swimming
-Whale watching
-Seal swimming
Roll across the pastoral patchwork quilt that forms the Canterbury Plains and watch 50 shades of green melt into snow-topped peaks. Hang out in Hokitika for whitebait fritters and pounamu (Jade) shopping, then take your best photography shot of NZ's two tallest mountain peaks reflected in Lake Matheson for the #picoftheday. Excited? You should be.

Included today:
-Visit Lake Matheson

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner
Today's your chance to walk on water. Well, frozen glacial water to be precise. Scale a mountain in minutes to get amongst ethereal ice caves and formations. With barely enough time to let your heart rate slow, we journey back through the mountains past Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea. Feel your pulse start to quicken as we roll into Queenstown.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Fox Glacier hikes
-Helicopter scenic flights
Here's some basic math: Queenstown has over 220 activities. You have two days. No rush. This lakeside city has adrenaline on tap and will match any adventure you had in mind and then throw a Fergburger (amazing Queenstown burger place) in there for good measure. Get your fix with bungee, a narrow canyon swing, Shotover Jet, or paragliding, hiking or horse riding. If you're bored here, there's something wrong.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Jet boating
-Bungy jumping
-Canyon swinging
-Horse riding
-Skydiving
-Skiing in winter
-Ziplining
-Whitewater rafting
It’s free day, take two. Jump off more stuff or chill out and let your pulse drop. Your call.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Jet boating
-Bungy jumping
-Canyon swinging
-Horse riding
-Skydiving
-Skiing in winter
-Ziplining
-Whitewater rafting
By now you might be becoming a little desensitised to the otherworldly beauty of NZ but when you see the Fjords for the first time, it’s okay to enter a total Instagram meltdown! Carved by glaciers during the ice age, the Milford Sound comes complete with seals, dolphins and thundering waterfalls. Steeped in Maori myth, this is a history and geology lesson rolled into one, minus the homework.

Included today:
-Milford Sound nature cruise
-Visit Fiordland National Park

Meals:
-Breakfast
Back in the heyday of Arrowtown, everyone was here for the gold. Recharge your batteries with venison burgers and a central Otago pinot noir in Arrowtown then zigzag across the five bridges that span the ever-changing Arrow River. Test your nerves on the suspension bridge then chill out by the crystal clear river waters while you catch your breath. Cue relaxation and a chance to practice your stone-skimming skills in Lake Ohau.

Included today:
-Mountain bike ride along Arrow River

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner
Lap up Lake Pukaki under the shadow of Mt Cook. It's about as Kiwi as 'fush and chups' (fish and chips with a local accent). Then shift into sheep country, where these furry things outnumber humans 12:1. It makes sense that today includes the Church of the Good Shepherd, a monument to the faithful sheep dog. Then back to into the city of Churches as our trip winds to a close.

Included today:
-Mt Cook Village (weather dependent)
-Scenic walks
-Scenic flights

Meals:
-Breakfast
Roll across the pastoral patchwork quilt that forms the Canterbury Plains and watch the shades of green melt into snow-topped peaks. Hang out in Hokitika for whitebait fritters and Pounamu (Jade) shopping, then take your best photography shot of NZ's two tallest mountain peaks reflected in Lake Matheson for the #picoftheday. Excited? You should be.

Included today:
-Visit Lake Matheson

Meals:
-Dinner
Today's your chance to walk on water. Well, frozen glacial water to be precise. Scale a mountain in minutes to get amongst ethereal ice caves and formations. With barely enough time to let your heart rate slow, we journey back through the mountains past Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea. Feel your pulse start to quicken as we roll into Queenstown.

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Optional activities:
-Fox Glacier hikes
-Helicopter scenic flights
Here's some basic math: Queenstown has over 220 activities. You have two days. No rush. This lakeside city has adrenaline on tap and will match any adventure you had in mind and then throw a Fergburger (amazing Queenstown burger place) in there for good measure. Get your fix with a bungy jump, a narrow canyon swing, Shotover Jet, hiking or horse riding. If you're bored here, there's something wrong.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Jet boating
-Bungy jumping
-Canyon swinging
-Horse riding
-Skydiving
-Skiing in winter
-Ziplining
-Whitewater rafting
Free day, take two. Jump off more stuff or chill out and let your pulse drop. Your call.

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Jet boating
-Bungy jumping
-Canyon swinging
-Horse riding
-Skydiving
-Skiing in winter
-Ziplining
-Whitewater rafting
You might already be a little desensitised to the otherworldly beauty of NZ but when you see the Fjords for the first time, it’s okay to enter a total Instagram meltdown! Carved by glaciers during the ice age, the Milford Sound comes complete with seals, dolphins and thundering waterfalls. Steeped in Maori myth, this is a history and geology lesson rolled into one, minus the homework.


Included today:
-Milford Sound nature cruise
-Visit Fiordland National Park

Meals:
-Breakfast
Back in the heyday of Arrowtown, everyone was here for the gold. Today jump on a bike and cruise along the Arrow River Rail Trail. Then chill out by the crystal clear river waters while you catch your breath. Then cue relaxation and a chance to practice your stone-skimming skills in Lake Ohau.

Included today:
-Mountain bike ride along Arrow River

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner
Lap up Lake Pukaki under the shadow of Mt Cook. It's about as Kiwi as 'fush and chups' (fish and chips with a local accent). Then shift into sheep country, where these furry things outnumber humans 12:1. It makes sense that today includes the Church of the Good Shepherd, a monument to the faithful sheep dog. Then on to Christchurch, which has recovered from the 2011 Earthquake and bounced back with new pop-up bars and a shopping precinct, with still more to come.

Included today:
-Visit Mt Cook Village (weather dependent)
-Scenic walks

Meals:
-Breakfast
From NZ’s ‘Garden City’ and and through the North Canterbury vineyards, we’ll head into Kaikoura. A place so famous for a certain type of crustacean, that they stuck it in the name (Kai = Food, Koura = Crayfish / Lobster). You’ll walk across the site of an ancient Maori Pa (fortified village), and get to taste what all the fuss is about with a crayfish tester. Did we mention there’s optional dolphin/seal/whale swimming and watching too?

Included today:
-Visit Kaikoura Peninsula
-Crayfish tasting

Meals:
-Breakfast
Here’s a place where you won’t mind getting up a little earlier than usual. Heck, even the sunrise here is the thing dreams are made of. Today’s your day to head out to see and swim amongst hundreds of wild dolphins and see whales in their natural habitat. This afternoon, we dial up the cute as we check out Ohau Point and some of the sweetest sea creatures you’ll ever lay your eyes on (NZ fur Seals). Then we hit the road for the top of the South, Nelson.

Included today:
-Ohau Point seal colony

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Dolphin swimming
-Whale watching
-Seal swimming
Dense forest, snow capped mountains and acres of pinot noir grapes. Green, white and red… no wonder Nelson has been referred to as the Naples of the southern hemisphere. Skydive, kayak or go treasure hunting in Nelson's galleries. Round out the day with a traditional Kiwi BBQ dinner catered by yours truly. Not bad, Nelson. Not bad.

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner

Optional activities:
-Kayaking
-Skydiving
Wake up and fall straight into the arms of the world's best Sauv Blanc for a private tasting in a family-owned vineyard. With postcard-perfect vistas and 35,000 hectares under vines, it's a slice of heaven. Next up: a ferry through Marlborough Sounds and across the Cook Strait to the capital of New Zealand (no, it's not Auckland!). With more bars,restaurants and cafes per capita than New York, you won't be bored.

Included today:
-Cook Strait ferry crossing
-Marlborough wine tasting

Meals:
-Breakfast
After the morning spent in the Nation’s capital city we roll on to the World Heritage-listed Tongariro National Park. It's also time to meet the dessert that's caused a long-standing feud between NZ and Australia since someone whipped an egg white: the pavlova.

Included today:
-Visit Te Papa Museum

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner
With dual cultural and natural heritage status, and often described as the most epic hike in NZ, Tongariro NP is home to two active volcanoes that will hopefully keep a lid on things. The optional Tongariro Alpine Crossing will quickly top your list of favourites if you don't mind heights and the odd dormant lava chamber (and walks from 20 mins to 8 hours). Hike, and warm your feet by the fire in an alpine lodge overlooking Mt Doom.

Included today:
-Short walks

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Tongariro Crossing hikes
Lake Taupo was formed by an explosion that extended the Ice Age, so yeah, it's pretty big. It's also the perfect place to bungy jump off a ledge. Finish off with a night off Maori legends and mythology in a marae (sacred meeting house). You have one night here, so pay attention. After learning the tongue-thrusting Haka dance moves of the All Blacks and the finesse of the ladies’ Poi dance, you’ll polish off a traditional maori dinner and end the night feeling like a local. You lucky thing, you.

Included today:
-Visit Huka Falls
-Visit Lake Taupo
-Maori Marae cultural talks
-Haka & Poi class

Please note that the twin / double / or single upgrade is not applicable to the Overnight Maori Marae Stay in Rotorua. This was not included when upgrade rates were calculated.

Meals:
-Breakfast
-Dinner
Mud, Middle Earth and massages are the order of the day in the bubbling, sulphur-soaked town of Rotorua. If you’re starting to resemble a muddy prune, flush out the mud rafting over the waterfalls, discover the Disneyland of mountain biking, or jump into the real-life landscapes of Tolkien’s dreams on the Hobbiton Shire escape (all optional).

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Hobbiton tour
-Whitewater rafting
-Hells Gate Mud Baths
-Canopy tours
-Experience Ogo
-Day spas & massage
The lush green rolling hills of the Waikato and King Country line the roads as we trek towards Auckland. And there we’ll wrap up the trip. Not ready to end your adventure just yet? You’re in luck - we’ve got loads of trips on offer down under!

Meals:
-Breakfast
This trip is a section of the 19 Day Grand Kiwi

You will use a variety of multi-share accommodation, which may include hotels, hostels, motels, cabins, an overnight boat and even a traditional Maori marae! The number of people in a room varies depending on the type of accommodation. To keep costs down accommodation is based on a four-share, same sex basis.

The 'More Inclusions' section of this document details what type of accommodation is used for our overnight stops.

If you are travelling with a friend and require twin or double accommodation, this is available at a small extra charge and can be requested at the time of booking.

New Zealand - Rotorua

White Water Rafting $80 NZD

Zorbing from $$35 NZD

Canopy Tour $149 NZD

Hobbiton Tour $114 NZD

Mud Bath & Spa from $75 NZD

New Zealand - Taupo

Bungy $169 NZD

Extreme Swing $145 NZD

Tandem Skydive (15000ft) $359 NZD

New Zealand - Tongariro National Park

Guided Tongariro Alpine Crossing $185 NZD

New Zealand - Nelson/Abel Tasman

Kayak, Seals & Cruise Tour $139 NZD

Discoverer Day Trip $76 NZD

Tandem Skydive (16500ft) $399 NZD

City, Wine & Brewery Tours from $105 NZD

New Zealand - Kaikoura

Dolphin Swim $175 NZD

Dolphin Spectator $95 NZD

Whale Watching $150 NZD

Seal Swim $110 NZD

Seal Spectator $55 NZD

Whale Watching Scenic Flight $180 NZD

New Zealand - Fox Glacier

Flying Fox eli Heli Hike $395 NZD

Scenic Flight from $210 NZD

Fox Trail Terminal Face Hike $65 NZD

New Zealand - Queenstown

Shotover Jet $145 NZD

Shotover Canyon Swing $215 NZD

Shotover Canyon Fox $165 NZD

Kawarau Bridge Bungy $195 NZD

Nevis Bungy $275 NZD

Nevis Swing $195 NZD

Moa 4-Line Zipline $139 NZD

Kea 6-Line Zipline $189 NZD

The River Wild Horse Riding from $165 NZD

The Ride of the Rings from $185 NZD

The Trilogy Loop from $205 NZD

Tandem Skydive (12000ft) $339 NZD

White Water Rafting $229 NZD

Heli Rafting $339 NZD

Wilderness Jet Safari $239 NZD

Funyaks $339 NZD

Canyoning Half Day $199 NZD (Seasonal Oct-Apr)

Canyoning Full Day $299 NZD (Seasonal Oct-Apr)

Your included meals are detailed in the 'More Inclusions' sectio n of this document.

Breakfasts are included each day (except on the first morning). A typical breakfast consists of cereals with milk or yoghurt, bread, a range of spreads, and fruit juice, tea or coffee. It is rare to get a hot breakfast, though on some occasions it may be available.

Included evening meals will be combination of those prepared by the Topdeck Road Crew, local restaurants and places in which we stay.

If you have any dietary requirements we will make every effort to cater to your specific needs as long as you advise your travel agent or Topdeck Trip Consultant when you book. But please be aware that although we will do everything in our power to arrange it, we cannot guarantee that every restaurant we use will be able to cater to all dietary needs. We also cannot cater for tastes or dislikes, as most of our included evening meals feature a set menu.

Your Topdeck crew never expect tips themselves and will not ask for any; that’s not what friends do! We also know how much tipping can cost you. So go ahead, spoil yourself with the money you will save by travelling with Topdeck (just don’t forget Mum’s souvenir).

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One of the best parts of travelling is experiencing the nightlife and entertainment each city has to offer. However, amidst the fun and excitement, it’s important to be aware of your surroundings and personal safety as well. Before you hit the road with us, it’s important to be aware of the following:

When you’re on a night out, remember to avoid walking alone, particularly through deserted areas like beaches and back streets. Always stick together, take a taxi where possible, and keep a note of your accommodation details so you can find your way back to your fellow Topdeckers if you become separated.

In some countries, alcoholic measures can be considerably larger than what you may be used to. Try to keep track of what you’re drinking, and if you see one of your trip mates looking a little worse for wear, take them back to your accommodation. Be cautious when accepting drinks from strangers and never leave your drink unattended.

It’s also important to be aware that what you might consider harmless flirting may be interpreted differently in some countries. Be yourself and have fun, but don’t be naïve, and be mindful of the signals you are sending out so that you don’t find yourself in an uncomfortable situation.

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