7 Day New Zealand Adrenaline

Oceania> New Zealand

A non-stop seven day tour for those looking to max out on adventure, adrenaline and extreme sports in the finest New Zealand locations.

 

This is a fast paced, action packed tour that combines daily adventure and adrenaline activities in the stunning South Island locations that have made New Zealand famous worldwide. This tour leaves nothing out and includes skydiving, bungy jumping, rock climbing and Heli- biking as standard, plus visits must do destinations such as Lake Tekapo, Lake Wanaka and of course Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world.

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Day 1: CHRISTCHURCH TO METHVEN

After a morning trip briefing in the central City, we head out to Victoria Park located in the Port Hills above Christchurch. At 150m high and with ziplines over 1 Kilometre long you’ll experience the highest and longest ziplines in NZ, and as it is dual lined, you can race others through the park too.
After lunch in the park we head inland for a scenic waterfall hike with great views over the Canterbury Plains and to the Pacific Ocean.

Overnight: The Lodge Methven (Lunch included)

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Day 2: METHVEN TO LAKE TEKAPO

After breakfast we drive South to Peel Forest Scenic Reserve for short hike through native Podocarp forest and home to the giant, and truly impressive Totara. From here we continue a short way to the Rangitata rafting base and get geared up for an afternoon of big volume white water rafting that’s home to some serious grade 5 rapids sections and real adventure! Once you’re safely off the water you’ll shower and change back into dry clothing and then tuck in to a classic kiwi BBQ before we continue South to the stunning Lake Tekapo, our destination for the evening.

Overnight: Lake Tekapo Village (Breakfast, Lunch included)

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Day 3: LAKE TEKAPO TO LAKE WANAKA

This morning there is time to take in the views of this stunning glacially formed lake and its beautiful blue water via an early lakeside hike or an optional scenic flight that traverses Aotearoa/Mt Cook as well as the West Coast glaciers. Departing Tekapo, we continue south to our destination of Lake Wanaka where we pick up a picnic lunch and head up the Matukituki Valley to Mt Aspiring National Park. This afternoon you’ll be crossing thundering streams via swing bridge, hiking through ancient Beech forest that are home to many endangered birds only found in New Zealand, experiencing beautiful waterfalls and of course viewing the amazing Rob Roy hanging glacier. If you’re really lucky then you might have an encounter with Kea, the world’s only alpine parrot!

Overnight: Clearbrook Wanaka (Breakfast, Lunch included)

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Day 4: LAKE WANAKA

Today includes a full day of rock climbing and abseiling that is versatile and tailor made to your skill level. This guided experience can introduce first timers to the sport and teach you key skills and techniques to take away, bring indoor climbers outside and onto the rock, and also challenge experienced and skilled outdoor lead climbers. This day of sport climbing includes all equipment, tuition and a picnic lunch in the shade by the river.

Overnight: Clearbrook Wanaka (Breakfast, Lunch included)

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Day 5: LAKE WANAKA TO QUEENSTOWN

After breakfast we travel around the mountains to Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world and our destination for three nights. Today you will gear up and take a spectacular helicopter flight to the top of one of our local mountain for an epic alpine heli-bike experience! This is the ultimate gravity assisted high-country mountain bike experience with huge brake burning descents and numerous trail options that can include steep ridgelines, narrow sheep tracks, single track and 4x4 track to suit your downhill experience.

Overnight: Whistler Queenstown (Breakfast, Lunch included)

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Day 6: QUEENSTOWN

A big day ahead in the adventure capital! First off you will face your fears and bungy jump from the Kawarau Bridge; this is where it all started, the world’s very first commercial bungy. This 43 metre historic bungy will test your metal and is situated above the mighty Kawarau River which allows you to amplify your experience by dunking into the river! Want to step it up further? Upgrade to the legendary Nevis Bungy for an adrenalin pumping 134 metre jump and ultimate bragging rights!
After lunch you’ll fly high above Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range and embrace the fear with a 12,000ft tandem skydive freefalling at 200km/hour back to terra firma . Skydiving is phenomenal and an unbeatable extreme sports experience in Queenstown.

Overnight: Whistler Queenstown (Breakfast, Lunch included)

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Day 7: QUEENSTOWN

Following breakfast you’ll be taken for the ultimate jet boat experience and blast through the narrow canyons on the world famous Shotover River whilst doing awesome 360 degree spins. This activity put Queenstown on the map for adventure tourism and is simply a must do activity for thrill seekers.
Your final afternoon is free to relax and wind things down, or in true Adventure Junkies style, chase one more adventure…. hang gliding, paragliding, gondola assisted downhill MTB, canyoning and much more are available in this incredible mountain town.

Overnight: Whistler Queenstown (Breakfast, Lunch included)

Activities

Accommodations

THE LODGE METHVEN

The Lodge offers comfortable, well appointed, centrally located 4* accommodation in the heart of Methven.  This family run business provide spacious ensuite studio rooms in a friendly and welcoming environment.

THE TEKAPO VILLAGE

Located in the very heart of Lake Tekapo village, these comfortable studio apartments are self-contained and well equipped for your comfort with views over Lake Tekapo and the surrounding mountains.

CLEARBROOK MOTELS

These spacious apartments are peaceful, modern, well-appointed and just a short stroll from the township and shores of Lake Wanaka. Each has its own private balcony or deck and is set alongside the Bullock Creek stream.

WHISTLER APARTMENTS

The Whistler apartments offer warm, 4* modern, private ensuite one bedroom apartments that are centrally located.
All apartments have a large balcony so you can enjoy the fresh clean air of Queenstown, and enjoy the warmth of the summer sun while enjoying the great views of the Skyline gondola, and the paragliders, who land on the sports fields just in front of the Whistler.

TERRACE DOWNS LUXURY VILLA

These villa’s provide beautiful self-contained suites with luxurious beds, a delightful raised spa bath and spacious open plan living areas. The Villa Suites all look out directly onto the 18th fairway of the Terrace Downs golf course with a spectacular view of Mt Hutt and the Southern Alps mountain range.

PEPPERS BLUEWATER RESORT

Your modern and stylish one bedroom Lake View Suite with private balcony is perfectly positioned to take in the finest views across the village and to overlook the stunning Lake Tekapo and mountains of the Mackenzie country.

WANAKA HOMESTEAD

Award winning Wanaka Homestead on the shores of Lake Wanaka offers luxury lodge and cottage accommodation with beautiful grounds and mountain views. It’s ideally located just 200m from beautiful Lake Wanaka and within easy walking distance of Wanaka’s vibrant township.

SOFITEL QUEENSTOWN HOTEL & SPA

Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa invite you to celebrate the French art de vivre amidst the pure dramatic grandeur of New Zealand, conveniently located in the heart of New Zealand’s premier alpine resort.
The Prestige Suite is an elite offering, boasting a separate living area with a dining table for four, a plush couch, an armchair and coffee table, plus a private Juliette balcony.

  • Professional guides
  • All transfers
  • All relevant National Park fees
  • All accommodation and meals as described in the itinerary
  • Fully serviced mountain bikes & helmets
  • All activities as described in the itinerary
  • All required equipment and training in its use
  • International flights
  • Entry visas
  • Gratuities – there is a discretionary tipping culture in New Zealand
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Alterations to this itinerary (i.e. if different accommodations and services are provided then the price will most likely vary up or down)
  • Laundry (unless stated by hotel)
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Medical and evacuation costs – comprehensive health and travel insurance is required