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10 Day Adrenalin Tour. Skydiving, Bungy, Rafting, Climbing, Heli MTB & more.

ItineraryDay 1: Christchurch - MethvenStop At: Spencer Park, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South IslandSpend the morning at the Adrenalin Forest high ropes challenge course.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Washpen Falls, Darfield, Canterbury Region, South IslandAfternoon hike with great flora, fauna, history, waterfalls and views over the Canterbury Plains.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Visit a local Christchurch cafe for lunch.Accommodation included: Overnight lodge stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 2: Methven - Lake TekapoStop At: Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve, Geraldine, Canterbury Region, South IslandShort guided nature walks in Peel Forest reserve before Grade 5 white water rafting on the mighty Rangitata River.Duration: 6 hoursStop At: Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandStunning glacial lake and big mountain scenery with hiking options.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: BBQ lunch provided.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 3: Lake Tekapo - Lake WanakaStop At: Mount Aspiring National Park, Wanaka, Otago Region, South IslandFull day guided hiking to waterfalls and glaciers in the pristine Beech forests and valleys of Mt Aspiring National Park.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Picnic lunch included for this full day of exploring.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 4: Lake WanakaStop At: Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago Region, South IslandAn incredible full day of guided rock climbing and abseiling in Wanaka. Full instruction and training with all levels catered for.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Delicious picnic lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 5: Lake Wanaka - QueenstownStop At: Cromwell Heritage Precinct, Cromwell, Central Otago, Otago Region, South IslandEpic guided Heli Biking in the mountains around Queenstown and Cromwell. Awesome trails and huge descents!Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe, Deli, Vineyard or Pub lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 6: QueenstownStop At: Jacks Point Golf Course Queenstown, Queenstown, Otago Region, South IslandFreefall @ 200km/h with a mind-blowing 12,000ft Tandem Skydive over Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown!Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 7: Queenstown - Te AnauStop At: Kawarau Suspension Bridge, Gibbston, Otago Region, South IslandBungy jump from the world famous AJ Hackett Kawarau Bridge in Queenstown!Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe, Deli, Vineyard or Pub lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 8: Te Anau - Milford SoundStop At: Milford Sound, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, Southland Region, South IslandFull day exploring Fiordland National Park with the highlight of 4-5 hours sea kayaking in the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Milford Sound. A great opportunity to paddle with dolphins, seals and penguins!Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: A delicious picnic lunch is provided.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 9: Te Anau - QueenstownStop At: Mavora Lakes Park, Fiordland National Park, Southland Region, South IslandA fantastic 3-4 hours of cross-country MTB riding through spectacular remote valleys that finishes with a well-deserved steamship cruise back to Queenstown.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: A delicious picnic lunch is included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 10: QueenstownStop At: Queenstown Hill, Queenstown, Otago Region, South IslandThrills and spills with a morning Jetboating adventure on the famous Shotover River. This afternoon is free in the adventure capital of the world!Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

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10 Day Adventure Tour. Hiking, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Jet Boating & more.

ItineraryDay 1: Christchurch - MethvenStop At: Spencer Park, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South IslandSpend the morning at the Adrenalin Forest aerial obstacle course with challenges that include the Indiana jump, crossed logs, barrels, wrecking balls, a commando flying fox and Tarzan jump!Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Washpen Falls, Darfield, Canterbury Region, South IslandAwesome afternoon hike with great flora, fauna, history, waterfalls and views over the Canterbury Plains.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Cafe lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 2: Methven - Lake TekapoStop At: Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve, Geraldine, Canterbury Region, South IslandShort guided nature walks in the native forests of the Peel Forest reserve before adrenalin pumping Grade 5 white water rafting on the mighty Rangitata River.Duration: 6 hoursStop At: Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandStunning glacial lake and big mountain scenery with hiking and scenic flight options of Aotearoa Mt Cook.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: BBQ lunch provided.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 3: Lake Tekapo - Lake WanakaStop At: Mount Aspiring National Park, Wanaka, Otago Region, South IslandFull day guided hiking to waterfalls and glaciers in the pristine Beech forests and valleys of Mt Aspiring National Park.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Picnic lunch included for this full day of exploring.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 4: Lake WanakaStop At: Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago Region, South IslandA free day to explore this beautiful lakside town. Choose to kick back and relax on the beach, hire a kayak or SUP for some paddling on the lake, or hire a mountain bike to explore the great local trails.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Delicious picnic lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 5: Lake Wanaka - QueenstownStop At: Cromwell Heritage Precinct, Cromwell, Central Otago, Otago Region, South IslandOn our way to Queenstown, we stop at scenic Cromwell on the shores of Lake Dunstan where there are great opportunities for additional activities such as Hang gliding or Heli biking in the mountains.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe, Deli, Vineyard or Pub lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 6: QueenstownStop At: Queenstown Hill, Queenstown, Otago Region, South IslandToday you have the full day free in the adventure capital of the world! Your options for adventure are limitless with great canyoning, climbing, mountain biking, skydiving, paragliding, hang gliding, flyboarding and much more.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 7: Queenstown - Te AnauStop At: Kawarau Suspension Bridge, Gibbston, Otago Region, South IslandCheck the birthplace of bungy jumping at the world-famous AJ Hackett Kawarau bridge bungy in Queenstown. Upgrade to jump and earn your bragging rights!Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Lake Te Anau, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, Southland Region, South IslandPicturesque Lake Te Anau is the gateway to the incredible world heritage area of Fiordland National Park, home to our next destination of Milford SounDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe, Deli, Vineyard or Pub lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 8: Te Anau - Milford SoundStop At: Milford Sound, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, Southland Region, South IslandFull day exploring Fiordland National Park with the highlight of 4-5 hours sea kayaking in the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Milford Sound. A great opportunity to paddle with dolphins, seals and penguins!Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: A delicious picnic lunch is provided.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 9: Te Anau to QueenstownStop At: Mavora Lakes Park, Fiordland National Park, Southland Region, South IslandA fantastic 3-4 hours of cross-country MTB riding through spectacular remote valleys that finishes with a well-deserved steamship cruise back to Queenstown.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: A delicious picnic lunch is included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 10: QueenstownStop At: Queenstown Hill, Queenstown, Otago Region, South IslandThrills and spills with a morning Jetboating adventure on the famous Shotover River. This last afternoon is free in the adventure capital of the world!Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe, Deli, Vineyard or Pub lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.

$86.19 Transfers & Ground Transport

Christchuch to Methven Township Daily Ski Transfer

7:30 am Express Transfer to Methven TownshipIn Methven by 9.00 am (depending on weather - snow)This is a PRIVATE express tansfer - no stops enroute..plenty of time to get to the ski field for a days fun.Discuss returns with your driver.Bookings from 1 May 2019For ages 6  17 yrs - see the Mt Hutt website for more informationA kids program for all ability levels with everything your kids need, including lessons, rental, lift pass and lunch! For all you early risers we have a drop-off service that can look after your kids from 8:15am onward, our friendly staff will take them through rentals and get them equipped for a fun day on the snow while you shred the mountain at your own pace.

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Return Mt Hutt Mountain Transfers with Optional Lift Ticket

You have a choice of pick up, either 7:45am or 9.45 am which depart from the Methven I-sites. The transfer will pick up from key accommodation in Methven, which will arrive shortly after these times. Southern X Lodge is the last pick up and first drop off accommodation for the Methven Travel Shuttle. Duration to Mt Hutt Ski Field is approximately 45 mins depending on weather conditions and traffic.On arrival to Mt Hutt, your driver will advise you of details for your return off the mountain. If you purchase a Mt Hutt ski pass as part of your transfer, you must redeem your voucher at Methven Travel prior to boarding your Mt Hutt Transfers.