Trip Code: ONSE
Looking to tackle a bundle of different environments all in one go? New Zealand’s South Island has what you need and then some. Action is the common thread throughout this trip that incorporates hiking, kayaking, cycling, and even bungee jumping across a variety of landscapes, including rainforests, glaciers, and some of the most gorgeous coastline you’ll ever see. This trip is exciting even when you’re not moving; accommodations include a seasonal floating boat hostel and a wilderness hostel deep in the rainforest itself. Unique? You bet.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Yolo

Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 20, avg 16

Age requirement: 18-39

What's Included

  • Big Night Out: Wellington
  • Excursion to Abel Tasman NP
  • Seal colony visit
  • Walks in Abel Tasman NP, Paparoa NP, and Lake Matheson
  • Sea kayaking excursion (Doubtful Sound, seasonal)
  • Cycling excursion (Central Otago)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


Hostels (8 nts), basic hotels (3 nts), basic lodges (4 nts). Most nights are multi-share.


15 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners 
Allow USD310-405 for meals not included.


Private vehicle, kayak, boat, ferry, bicycle, walking.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

Queenstown Jet Boating - From £76.00

It's a jet boat ride along the Shotover River of Queenstown - need we say more? Okay, how about this - imagine a whitewater ride with sharp turns and fast pace expertly navigated by a trained driver. All you need to do is strap in and get ready to get wet.

Extend your stay with these add-on tours

New Zealand–North Island Encompassed - From £849

Consider starting off with the North Island.


To book this tour please call us on  01616 363 111

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