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    Join other LGBTQ travellers on our 13 day Highlights and Hot Spots Tour. Experience the highlights and iconic locations of New Zealand and meet some of our trusted local partners who are eager to welcome you into their lives. You’ll enjoy gorgeous Waiheke Island with a local Maori guide who offers an in-depth perspective into Maori culture. See Christchurch city through an insider’s lens, and learn about our farming heritage on a private farm. Spending time with the locals offers a unique and authentic taste of life in New Zealand. You’ll also experience the other worldly geothermal wonderland of Rotorua and be in awe of the wild and stunning natural beauty of the South Island’s mountains, lakes, and wilderness. This trip is designed to be the perfect blend of relaxed pace, gourmet food and wine, and soft and thrilling adventure, all in the company of other LGBTQ travellers. No minimum level of fitness is required for this trip.

    • Relax on Waiheke Island, with its gorgeous vineyards, ocean vistas, boutique shops and cafes, and white sand beaches
    • Walk through native bush, learning about traditional and medicinal Maori uses for native plants
    • View the clearest waters with a short walk to a natural spring set in lush native bush
    • Marvel at a geothermal wonderland with its bubbling geysers, steaming fumaroles, and plopping mudpools
    • Travel along the summit of an ancient volcano with spectacular ocean views on Banks Peninsula
    • Journey towards the spectacular Southern Alps and Mt. Cook, enjoying turquoise lake views along the way
    • Join your local guide for an easy 3 hour hike along the Hooker Valley Trail, surrounded by mountain and glacier views, experiencing New Zealand’s epic swing bridges
    • Learn from a local about our farming heritage in an exclusive visit to a private high country station (large farm/ranch) watching how sheep are shorn
    • Wander through the quaint historic gold mining town of Arrowtown, filled with cafes, restaurants, galleries, and boutique shops
    • Day 1  Auckland – Waiheke Island
    • Day 2  Waiheke Island
    • Day 3  Waiheke Island – Rotorua
    • Day 4  Rotorua
    • Day 5  Rotorua – Christchurch
    • Day 6  Christchurch
    • Day 7  Christchurch – Mt. Cook
    • Day 8  Mt. Cook – Wanaka
    • Day 9  Wanaka
    • Day 10  Wanaka
    • Day 11  Wanaka – Arrowtown – Queenstown
    • Day 12  Queenstown
    • Day 13  Queenstown – Farewell