Days: 15 days
Start/Finish: Nelson / Christchurch
Accommodation: Backcountry Huts, Cabins, Camping, Lodges
Grade: D (River crossings, some uneven terrain, you need to be reasonably fit and enthusiastic)
Departs: Monthly
Price: NZD $3,850.00
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A remarkable journey that begins walking among the golden beaches and lapping waters of the Abel Tasman National Park. Travel south to the lush rainforests of the West Coast where there is the chance to explore deep canyons, hike, kayak and cruise the fiords of Milford. Finally rove east to experience the majestic mountains of the Southern Alps at Mount Cook Village. The Ultimate South has one 3-day hike, two 2-day hikes, kayaking, cycling, boat cruise on Milford Sound and an optional extra of a flight onto a glacier – definitely a tour for the active and intrepid. There is also time to relax at the end of the day as well, at remote huts, idyllic campsites and in comfy lodges, all in stunning locations. Link this tour with the Ultimate North for the Ultimate New Zealand experience! The Okarito sea kayaking, cycling on the Wilderness Trail and the Milford Sound cruise are all included in the ticket price.

 The Ultimate South is days 8 to 22 of the Ultimate New Zealand.



»  Three multi-day hikes
»  Golden sands of Abel Tasman Coastal Track
»  Crystal clear rivers and limestone canyons of the West Coast
»  Cycling the Wilderness Trail
»  Cruising the magnificent Milford Sound

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