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Summit Experience - University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory

Summit Experience - University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory

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Both beginner and keen astronomers will love this behind-the-scenes tour of the Mount John Observatory. You’ll be amazed by how clear the night’s sky can be above New Zealand. Your guide will point out the amazing things you can see with the naked eye, as well as show you the observatory’s telescopes. This is an informative tour suitable for the whole family. Bring your camera so the astrophotographer can take incredible pictures of the sky for you.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.74
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$106.74

Scenic 4WD Tour Lake Tekapo Backcountry

Scenic 4WD Tour Lake Tekapo Backcountry

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There’s much more to see in the South Island than what you can get to on the State Highways. This exciting off-road adventure gives you the chance to experience some of what this dramatic landscape has to offer. Drive around the Mackenzie Country for half a day and get exclusive access to back-country stations. Take in dramatic views of landmarks like Lake Pukaki, Mount Tasman and Aoraki Mount Cook, and learn about life on New Zealand’s high-country farming stations from your guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.97
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The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-hike

The Adventurer: Tasman Glacier Heli-hike

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Fly to a landing point high on Tasman Glacier on a helicopter tour that includes a spectacular fly-by of Mount Cook (Aoraki). A guided hike on the glacier explores remote snow fields and ice formations at roughly 4,265 ft. (1,300 mt.), where you’ll use crampons or snow shoes to cross terrain that’s otherwise only accessible with an arduous overland journey.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$443.40
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$443.40

35-Minute Valley and Glacier Helicopter Tour from Mount Cook

35-Minute Valley and Glacier Helicopter Tour from Mount Cook

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Experience the natural beauty of Aoraki-Mt. Cook National Park during a scenic helicopter flight. See the Southern Alps, Tasman Valley, and Hochstetter Icefall before a landing in the snow on the Tasman Glacier. Includes use of headsets to hear your pilot's commentary, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$285.81
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25-Minute Helicopter flight including an alpine landing

25-Minute Helicopter flight including an alpine landing

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New Zealand’s longest glacier is even more spectacular from above and this 25-minute helicopter ride includes a touchdown on the Tasman Glacier. Soar over the Mount Cook National Park, gaze down over the Tasman Terminal Lake, then hop out to admire the icy landscapes up close. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$214.18
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45-Minute Glacier Highlights Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook

45-Minute Glacier Highlights Ski Plane Tour from Mount Cook

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See the stunning landscapes of Aoraki Mt Cook National Park during a 45-minute scenic flight by ski plane. View the Southern Alps, Hochstetter Icefall, and land on the snowfield of the Tasman Glacier. Choose from three departure times on a tour that includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$357.44
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The Wigley: Top of the Tasman Glacier Hike

The Wigley: Top of the Tasman Glacier Hike

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The Tasman Glacier is the largest glacier in New Zealand, and this hiking experience gives you the one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore it at its highest. Take a skiplane over 7,000 feet above sea level to the glacier’s upper snowfield, and hike around the glacier’s remarkable ice formations. This experience is perfect for adventure-seekers tired of the usual helicopter rides and tour bus trips – and all the hiking equipment you need is already provided, so you can join this tour even if you’re traveling light.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$479.21
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Outstanding Alpine River Scenic 4WD Tour Lake Tekapo

Outstanding Alpine River Scenic 4WD Tour Lake Tekapo

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A breathtaing scenic 4WD Tour through a stunning alpine braided river valley in Lake Tekapo's Backcountry. The Cass Valley is situated on the western side of Lake Tekapo, offering a world of Natural wonder and beauty. Access to this stunning alpine valley is solely through our private access and expert driver guides. This scenic 4WD Tour encompasses a large block of mountainous country, containing high inherent landscape values of The Mackenzie Country. Travel through pristine rivers and Merino Sheep. The overall naturalness of the rocky steep scree slides, the U-shaped valleys carved by glaciation, waterfalls, glaciers, lateral moraines and tussock- clad terraces, overwhelm the senses and ignite the wonder of such a supremely stunning and unique landscape. An authentic High Country scenic tour awaits you.
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  • 3 hours
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$134.09
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Sea to Summit- Electric Mountain Biking Tour in Akaroa

Sea to Summit- Electric Mountain Biking Tour in Akaroa

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Highlights: During our premium full day tour we will rise from Sea to Summit and around the rim of the most iconic Volcano plug on the Banks Peninsula, you will be summiting Mount Bossu ( the highest point in the area) and will be rewarded with mind blowing views of the harbor, surrounding bays, volcanic landscape and the incredible views of the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps and the Canterbury plains.. Trip Notes Assent 1189m, Descent:1163m, Total Distance 43km This amazing ride starts with mixed terrain and then a climb that brings us to the summit of the mountain. Continuing along the rim of the volcanoes soaking up the views finishing with a beautiful descent all the way back to sea level. The tour is a balance of unsealed gravel roads but also has some sealed sections.
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  • 4 hours
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$204.15
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Mt Cook 360

Mt Cook 360

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This is a 35-minute flight that encompasses all the main geographic features in the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park by circumnavigating Aoraki/Mt Cook, our highest peak at 12,349 feet. Mt Cook is the centre of the national park and this circular flight takes in all the iconic geographic features that this region of NZ has to offer. You will see the longest glacier in NZ, the Tasman Glacier, on the eastern side of the main divide. We will then cross the main divide to the West Coast and take in the Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier. We will circle back onto the eastern side of the Southern Alps into the Hooker Valley before returning back into the Tasman Valley to land back where we started. This is a fantastic flight that condenses the best of NZ’s scenery into an unforgettable experience. We look forward to showing you what this area has to offer!
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$178.36
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Arthurs Pass and Southern Alps Day Excursion from Port Lyttelton or Christchurch

Arthurs Pass and Southern Alps Day Excursion from Port Lyttelton or Christchurch

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This day excursion takes us across the Canterbury Plains around 50 miles to Porters Pass (just under 1000 m and higher than Arthurs Pass) and into the Southern Alps. Mountain lakes and wide braided rivers pass through ancient glacial valleys. After about 2.5 hours we reach Arthurs Pass National Park and its beech forests. We drive to the top of the pass and divide looking over into the rainforests of the West Coast, then stop in AP village here for lunch.Time permitting we have a quick tour of Christchurch on the return trip.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$698.40
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Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Arthur's Pass Day Tour

Lyttelton Shore Excursion: Arthur's Pass Day Tour

Explore the beautiful alpine setting of Arthur's Pass National Park on this shore excursion from Lyttelton Port via guided coach, including time for lunch and exploration of Arthur's Pass Village, an exhilarating jet boat ride along the Waimakariri River (optional extra), and a visit to a sheep farm with sheep dog work, sheep shearing demonstration, and afternoon tea included.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.68
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Wine Tasting & Sheep Farm Tour

Wine Tasting & Sheep Farm Tour

This trip is about seeing the real New Zealand for a more authentic experience. Travel from Lyttelton to our family farm in Hurunui. This farm has been in our family since 1884 and Scotty is the 5th generation to farm the land. The farm is only able to be visited via a Scotty B Tour. Lunch options include a local historic restaurant or local winery's & a tasting at a local winery to be chosen on the day Travel in comfort in a modern air conditioned vehicle
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  • 6 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$644.68
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