17 Day / 16 Night New Zealand Tour - Both Islands
Tongariro National Park
Abel Tasman National Park
Mount Cook
Milford Sound
Franz Josef Glacier

Explore roads less travelled on this special small group New Zealand tour and discover country hospitality and nature in the wild. In the North Island we discover authentic Maori culture around Rotorua and visit Tongariro National Park, in the South Island we tour the Mount Cook region and visit famous Milford Sound by land, sea and air. Meet the locals over private lunches at Lake Tarawera, a Marlborough vineyard and a mid-Canterbury farmhouse. 

Five Multi Night Stays

Rotorua, Wellington, Nelson, Queenstown (3 nights) and Punakaiki.

Eight National Parks

Tongariro, Abel Tasman, Aoraki Mt Cook, Mt Aspiring, Fiordland, Westland Tai Poutini, Paparoa and Arthur’s Pass.

Twelve Included Activities

Milford Sound Cruise & Scenic Flight, Abel Tasman Cruise & Guided Walk, Marlborough Winery Lunch, Private Charter Yacht on Lake Rotoiti, Home Hosted Country Lunch, Interislander Ferry and guided tours at Wai-o-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland, Lake Tarawera, a working Kiwifruit orchard and more…

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Kaka 17 Day Tour

Kaka 17 Day Tour

$8490.00 pp twin
$10490.00 pp single
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General Tour Inclusions
  • Enjoy comfortable transport in air conditioned coach (maximum of 18 travellers).
  • Know that you are in safe hands with your experienced MoaTrek Kiwi guide.
  • Enjoy beautifully appointed accommodation with scenic outlooks and great facilities.
Included Meals
  • All breakfasts (B).
  • A selection of special lunches (L) - Lake Tarawera, Rotorua; Vineyard lunch, Marlborough; Akaunui Farm homestead, Canterbury.
  • A picnic lunch for your day in Abel Tasman National Park.
Included Activities & Entrance Fees

The following activities and attractions are all included in the price of your tour


Milford Sound Cruise

Scenic Cruise on Milford Sound


Abel Tasman Guided Walk

Guided day walk in Abel Tasman National Park


Lake Rotoiti Sailing

Private charter yacht to secluded hot pools


Milford Sound Flight

Milford Sound to Queenstown


Interislander Ferry

Scenic crossing of the Cook Strait


Abel Tasman Cruise

Coastal cruise of Abel Tasman National Park



Guided tour of this Geothermal wonderland


Marlborough Winery

Hosted lunch and wine tasting


Homestead Lunch

Home hosted country style lunch in Canterbury


Kiwifruit Country

Guided tour and tasting at a working orchard


Tarawera Hosted Lunch

With a local Māori guiding family


Beach BBQ

Final evening BBQ and drinks in Punakaiki

Included Sightseeing & Exploring

You'll visit and discover all these iconic New Zealand places on your tour


Franz Josef Glacier

The most accessible of our glaciers


South Island High Country

Diverse beauty of the Lindis Pass & Kawarau Gorge


Lake Pukaki

Iconic views of Mt Cook


Fiordland National Park

Our largest and most stunning wilderness



Beautiful gold mining town


Explore Wellington

Discover our creative capital city


Rotorua Geothermal Area

Hot springs and mud pools


Lake Wanaka

Overnight stay on the lakefront


Kaikoura Coastline

Marine life and stunning scenery


Cardrona Hotel

The drinks are on us at Cardrona!



Two night stay on the Tasman Sea


Tongariro National Park

Stay in World Heritage Tongariro


Pancake Rocks

Native forest and karst rock formations by the Tasman Sea



Multi night stay


Lake Tekapo

High country lake & historic church


Lake Matheson

Reflections of Mt Cook


Lake Te Anau

The South Island's largest lake


Karangahake Gorge

Short walk through this historical and scenic area



The Greenstone (Jade) capital


Lake Hawea

Expansive high country landscapes


Lake Wakatipu

The best known of our stunning Southern Lakes


Arthurs Pass National Park

Traverse the Southern Alps


Westland National Park

Glaciers, rainforest and coastline of Te Tai Poutini


Mt Aspiring National Park

Traverse the World Heritage Highway


Mt Cook National Park

Overnight stay in World Heritage Aoraki Mt Cook


Huka Falls

Our most powerful waterfall


Great Lake Taupo

Expansive views of three active volcanoes


Lakes Rotoiti & Tarawera

Bush fringed lakes of the Rotorua area