Hiking Trips Adventure Tours

Wilderness Introduction or Another Exciting Adventure
A perfect introduction to the wilderness for first time hikers or another exciting adventure for those with more experience.

Hike 1: Kaikoura Ranges (1-3 days)
Explore the varied terrain of the Seaward Kaikouras. Starting in bush-clad valleys, climb tussock and shrub covered ridges to the accessible 1600m summit of Mt Fyffe. Be rewarded with views of the Kaikoura Peninsula and watch the sunrise over the Pacific Ocean.

Hike 2: Lake Daniels (1 or 2 days)
An ideal first timers walk on a well graded track. Explore lush Red and Silver Beech forest before reaching the tranquil shores of Lake Daniells.

Hike 3: Kirwans Track (2 days)
Follow an historic miners trail through beech forest to Kirwans Hut nestled on the edge of a clearing overlooking the Pararoa Ranges. On a clear day you'll be rewarded with views over a sizeable part of the top of the South Island (including Mt Cook).

Hike 4: Avalanche Peak (1 or 2 days)
Experience stunning views in the heart of the Southern Alps. Climb to the top of Avalanche Peak (1833m) for panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. On the 2 day option descend into Crow Valley for an overnight stay on the edge of an Alpine meadow.

Hike 5: Cass/Lagoon Saddles (2 days)
Experience a mixture of river flats, beech forest and sub-alpine tussock land. Stay at the beautifully located Hamilton Hut with view from its river terrace behind the Craigieburn Range.

Hike 6: Mount Somers (1-3 days)
Explore a fascinating landscape on the remnants of an ancient volcano. After walking through lush green beech forest you are rewarded with sweeping sub-alpine grasslands, spectacular rhyolite rock formations and sweeping views of the Canterbury plains.



Tour 1: The North Island Explorer (10 Days)
Auckland - Christchurch or Christchurch - Auckland

Tour 2:- Northern South Island (8 Days)
Christchurch - Lewis Pass - Nelson - Kaikoura - Christchurch

Tour 3: The Little Central South Island Explorer (5 Days)
Christchurch - Arthur's Pass - West Coast - Lewis Pass - Christchurch

Tour 4: The Big Central South Island Explorer (12 Days)
Christchurch - Mt Cook - Queenstown - West Coast - Lewis Pass - Christchurch

Tour 5: The Great Southern Explorer (11 Days)
Christchurch - Mt Cook - Queenstown - Invercargill - Dunedin - Christchurch

Design Your Own: Custom Tours
To suit the particular interests of your group

Christchurch to Mount Hutt
Door to Door Services will be back for the 2007 season.



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