From learning the ways of Māori culture to hand-feeding parakeets in the wilderness of Lochmara, this trip isn't more of the same: this is the future of travel - conscious, hyper-local and as authentic as it gets.
15 days from $2,847* | Up to 20% off
Get unplugged in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. The South Island provides the perfect canvas for your wild and wonderful adventure. Starting in Wellington and ending in Queenstown, the trip includes 5 Special Stays to get you immersed in the beauty of NZ’s nature and heritage.
Now we’ve emerged on the other side of lock-down, get unplugged with one of Contiki’s Off Grid trips. Explore the North Island’s wilderness and make unforgettable memories with new friends. The trip includes cultural experiences in Rotorua and has a conservation and sustainability theme which includes a farm to plate dinner at Blue Duck Station.
Experience the best of South! From Lake Ohau to Queenstown to Christchurch - it's an adventure you won't want to end. Start off on a scenic flight over Mt. Cook then get ready to hit Queenstown, the adventure Capital of the World. Try bungy, or you can opt to take a stunning Milford Sound cruise. In Franz Josef you'll hike a glacier before your tour ends in Christchurch.
*Up to 30% off New Zealand Contiki trips: Offer based on contiki’s market campaign ‘up to 30% off new release deal’. Valid only for new bookings made between 19 jun 2020 and 31 dec 2020 on selected new zealand trips departing from 01 aug 2020 to 29 dec 2020. Pricing is based per person on multi share. Discount is valid on land price only and does not include trip air and taxes. A non-refundable deposit of nz$99 per person if booked prior to 01 sep 2020 or nz$200 thereafter, per trip is required within 7 days of booking (per standard deposit terms) with final payment due 30 days prior to departure if booked prior to 01 sep 2020 or 45 days thereafter. New release deal is combinable with contiki’s brochure discounts to a maximum of 35% on trips 7 days or longer but not combinable with any other offer or redeemable for cash. Offer valid for bookings made in new zealand only. Contiki trips are bookable for customers aged between 18 to 35 years old only. For full terms and conditions on each product, please ask your Travel Expert at time of enquiry or booking.
*$99 deposit on 2020 & 2021 trips and 30 day refund guarantee: For a limited time, those who book can enjoy a reduced deposit of $99 per person and a 30-day refund guarantee on selected 2020 and 2021 guided trips with Contiki. $99 per person land only deposit valid for new bookings only made between 15 june 2020 – 01 september 2020. Deposit due at time of booking. Applicable for travel 1 september 2020 – 31 october 2021. $99 land only deposit is combinable with early payment discount, early booking discount, last minute deals, year-round savings and exclusive partner offers. Offer is not applicable to group deposit. $99 per person land only deposit qualifies for 30-day refund guarantee from time of booking – cancel for any reason within 30 days of deposit and receive a full refund. Offers is based on availability, does not apply to all trips/departures, and may be withdrawn at any time and without notice. For trips to africa, asia or any trip that includes rail or cruise components a second payment is required 120 days prior to departure, to increase deposit up to the standard amount. For full terms and conditions on each product, please ask your Travel Expert at time of enquiry or booking.
*Contiki ($200 deposit) - FlexDeposit: Lay-by for Contiki are starting from $200 at time of booking and the fee is securing a place on your dream trip. Your price will be guaranteed, and you can pay off the remaining balance 10 weeks before your scheduled departure. Your original deposit (excluding flights and any additional deposits) can be used as credit towards booking a new Contiki trip. Only one deposit amount can be credited per trip, they cannot be combined, however multiple trips can be booked using multiple FlexDeposits. Valid on all Contiki trips 7 days or longer until you turn 36. The deposit can also be gifted to family or friends within 5 years of the original booking. FlexDeposit has no cash value and is non-refundable. All other conditions not mentioned in this section continue to apply as described above.
*5% repeat booking & student discount (“loyalty discount”): applicable to trips of 7 days or longer on selected departures and only on the land portion of tours. Excludes flight costs, taxes, any applicable food funds, optional activities or pre & post trip accommodation rates. The discount applies to prices available at time of booking only. If a multi-trip discount is being used and applied to the lower-priced trip, the loyalty discount will be applied to the other (higher priced) trip. You must have completed a trip before you can redeem a repeat discount on a subsequent trip booking. Student discount is only valid with an ISIC card.5% multiple trip discount: Book 2 or more Contiki trips 7 days or longer at the same time & get 5% off the cost of the cheaper trip(s). This discount applies to the land portion of the lower-priced trip/s (this excludes taxes, included flight costs, extra accommodation, any applicable food funds & optional activities). Subject to availability. Exclusions apply.