Mount Cook Aoraki Ascent

As for the Mt Cook trip, it was absolutely brilliant. Thoroughly enjoyed it and the 10 day course taught me a lot! I'm already thinking of what I would like to climb next.... Possibly something in the Himalayas. Just need to keep up the fitness (and save up a lot of money!!).

Alex M. | Wakefield, UK
 
 

Secret South

Many walking holidays in New Zealand focus on the South Island and the Secret South hiking safari will reveal to you some of the best reasons why. This safari includes hiking into the rugged mountains of Fiordland National Park to beautiful alpine lakes with stunning mountain views. You'll kayak beneath massive sea cliffs in Milford Sound while watching out for basking seals and leaping dolphins. Explore the spectacular Catlins coast, with beautiful beaches, luxuriant rain forest, fossilised trees and rare species of sea lions, dolphins and penguins. Hike up the rocky slopes of the Ohau Range and look down on turquoise glacial lakes. Gaze in awe at the contorted forms of glaciers and the snow capped peaks of Mount Cook. Explore the remarkable volcanic topography of Mount Somers with its waterfalls and narrow canyons. This is one of New Zealand's most beautiful, varied and interesting walking holidays.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Queenstown, transfer to Fiordland National Park, walk a section of Routeburn Track
DAY 2 Milford Sound, optional kayak
DAY 3 Commence overnight trek in Fiordland NP
DAY 4 Trek to roadhead, transfer to Catlins Coast
DAY 5 Curia Bay walk, transfer to Cannibal Bay
DAY 6 Rest Day in Alexandria or optional cycle on Otago Rail Trail
DAY 7/8 Ohau Range trek
DAY 9/10 Trekking in Mount Cook National Park
DAY 11 Explore water caves before returning to Christchurch where trip concludes

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Trip Code: SSS
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  11 days
Activities:  Day Walking Kayaking
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Next Trip:  04 May 2014
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price: £1,350.00 GBP

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