14 days£4500

Gay Group Trip: New Zealand Adventure

Set out on a gay group trip and discover the world’s adventure capital, New Zealand. Trek along glaciers, raft along the Nile River Cave System and discover the¬†Milford Sound fjords. If you love the great outdoors and have a taste for adventure, then this trip is a great choice.

Group Trip Breakdown

New Zealand

Day 1: Nelson

Our adventure begins in Nelson on the Southern tip of New Zealand. You’ll get the chance to meet your fellow travellers over a welcome meal.

Motueka Valley

Day 2: Motueka Valley

Today our guide will show us around one of New Zealand’s best wine regions, Motueka Valley. We’ll set out on our first adventure: a cycle 20 miles downhill. When we arrive at Tasman Bay we’ll be rewarded with a glass of wine.

Abel Tasman National Park

Day 3: Kayak or Hike along Opalescent Abel Tasman Bay

Today we’ll hike the shores of¬†Abel Tasman National Park and kayak along temperate waters, passing¬†Adele Island and¬†Split-Apple Rock. We’ll be lodging in an inn at Torrent Bay.


Day 4: Island-hopping in a Kayak

Today we’ll set on another kayaking¬†adventure and visit the¬†Tonga Arches. We’ll learn about the Maori culture, head to¬†Onetahuti Beach and hike to¬†Awaroa Inlet. We’ll be lodging here tonight.


Day 5: Awaroa Estuary To Totaranui

In the morning we’ll hike to¬†Totaranui, passing green grottos on the way. We’ll explore the area and then get a boat back to our lodge.

Later, we’ll return to Nelson.

New Zealand

Day 6: Wild West Coast

Today we’ll head to the Wild West Coast. We’ll walk the coast of Buller River and go blackwater rafting through the limestone wonderland:¬†Nile River Cave System.

We’ll stay overnight in an inn overlooking the¬†Tasman Sea.


Day 7: Rainforests And Glaciers

From our base in¬†Punakaiki we’ll head to¬†Hokitika, where we’ll see artisans¬†carving jade. This area is full of lush Nikau Palms; we’ll also see rivers of ice. There can be a lot of rainfall in this area.

Our lodgings for the night will be in the shadow of a glacier.


Day 8: Hiking on Glaciers

Today we’ll head to the glacial terminus. Our guide will show us the ice rivers and teach us about the Maori relationship with the glaciers. Should you wish, you can upgrade to a heli-hike – you’ll actually helicopter¬†over the glaciers!


Day 9: Wanaka

After breakfast, we’ll discover primordial swamps, waterfalls and forests on our way to Wanaka, the mountain village we’ll be staying in for the next three nights.

Rob Roy Glacier

Day 10: Rob Roy Glacier

Today we’ll visit the¬†Matukituki River valley, surrounded by peaks and glaciers. We’ll hike to the hanging glacier where you’ll see a waterfall melting out of the ice.

Milford Sound

Day 11: Wonders of Wanaka or a Flight to Milford Sound

You can choose between a flight over the fjords or canyoning across Milford Sound. Decisions decisions!

Milford Sound

Day 12: A Long Rubber Band

Today we’ll head to Arrowtown, descending into¬†Crown Range Saddle. Then, we’ll go for the big one: bungy jumping. It’ll last for 30 seconds but the adrenalin will last for much longer.

It’ll then be time to head to Queenstown.


Day 13: Whitewater!

Day at leisure. If you’re a fan of whitewater rafting you could¬†brave the six rapids of¬†Shotover River. In the evening we’ll have a farewell dinner.


Day 14: Departure

Today you’ll be transferred to the airport for your return flight.


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