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The town’s name comes from the Māori name Te Maru, meaning ‘place of shelter’. No permanent settlement existed here until 1839, when the Weller brothers set up a whaling station. The Caroline, a sailing ship that transported whale oil, gave the picturesque bay its name.


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Auckland to Queenstown - 10 Days Winter Ski Edition Crossfit Tour - 27th August

Arrival Day - Auckland - 27th August: Fly in and make your way to our first hotel. A meet and greet will be held in the evening to get you set up with a full explanation of the itinerary and an opportunity to meet all the epic people we will be going on this adventure with.Day 1: Today we kick off the adventure! After breakfast at the hotel we will be heading to Crossfit HPU to undergo a 2.5 hour Kettlebell seminar. We are then moving on to walk across the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge. The rest of the afternoon is free time until we meet for dinner up Auckland’s Sky Tower.Day 2: After Breakfast we are heading to Quattro for a morning WOD. It’s then time for a small snack and some recovery before driving down to Rotorua where we will do a 4x4 self-drive Buggy tour of the beautiful Mount Ngongotaha countryside followed by clay bird shooting. We then have a short trip to Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake. We will be staying here tonight.Day 3: Following breakfast we'll be kicking off another day with an awesome WOD, this time at Crossfit Taupo. But there’s no rest for the wicked so we are finishing off our Taupo experience with a few hours of white water rafting and lunch. It’s then onto our longest leg of the journey so far finishing up in New Zealand's Capital, Wellington city.Day 4: This morning we are up early in order to make it on the the Interislander Ferry which will carry us to the mighty South Island of NZ! The ferry lands in Picton where we will be continuing our adventure to Hanmer Springs. Its then time for a long soak in the towns renown hot pools and then a pizza and pavlova making night.Day 5: After breakfast we are jumping in the bus to head to Timaru with Lunch en Route, where we will be throwing down at The Bar - Athletics box. After that we are moving onto the alpine township of Lake Tekapo. Here we are lucky enough to be experiencing a guided stargazing tour all while soaking in the lakeside hot pools.Day 6: It’s our first Ski day today! But before we get anywhere near the slopes we will be WOD’ing up a storm at crossfit Wanaka. After lunch we will heading up to Cardrona Ski field to get fitted out with all our gear and to spend the afternoon bombing it down the slopes.Day 7: Today we head for our final destination in the tour, beautiful Queenstown! Today we are skiing the Remarkables ski field.The off to explore Queenstown. Later that evening we will be having an optional Yoga session.Day 8: We will be starting off our day WOD’ing it out at Crossfit QT before the Earnslaw BBQ lunch cruise that will take us across the lake to the Walters Peak Farmstead for best buffet I have ever eaten. After lunch its time to ski Coronet peak. We will be skiing the afternoon away until it's time to head back into the city and get ready for our Queenstown party tour. Day 9 - Departure Day

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Auckland to Queenstown - 10 Days Winter Ski Edition Fitness Tour - 27th August

Arrival Day - Auckland - 27th August: Fly in and make your way to our first hotel. A meet and greet will be held in the evening to get you set up with a full explanation of the itinerary and an opportunity to meet all the epic people we will be going on this adventure with.Day 1: Today we kick off the adventure! After breakfast at the hotel we will be heading to HPU gym to undergo a 2.5 hour Kettlebell seminar. We are then moving on to walk across the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge. The rest of the afternoon is free time until we meet for dinner up Auckland’s Sky Tower.Day 2: After Breakfast we are heading to Quattro for a morning group workout. It’s then time for a small snack and some recovery before driving down to Rotorua where we will do a 4x4 self-drive Buggy tour of the beautiful Mount Ngongotaha countryside followed by clay bird shooting. We then have a short trip to Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake. We will be staying here tonight.Day 3: Following breakfast we'll be kicking off another day with an awesome workout, this time at x-fit Taupo. But there’s no rest for the wicked so we are finishing off our Taupo experience with a few hours of white water rafting and lunch. It’s then onto our longest leg of the journey so far finishing up in New Zealand's Capital, Wellington city.Day 4: This morning we are up early in order to make it on the the Interislander Ferry which will carry us to the mighty South Island of NZ! The ferry lands in Picton where we will be continuing our adventure to Hanmer Springs. Its then time for a long soak in the towns renown hot pools and then a pizza and pavlova making night.Day 5: After breakfast we are jumping in the bus to head to Timaru with Lunch en Route, where we will be throwing down at The Bar - Athletics gym. After that we are moving onto the alpine township of Lake Tekapo. Here we are lucky enough to be experiencing a guided stargazing tour all while soaking in the lakeside hot pools.Day 6: It’s our first Ski day today! But before we get anywhere near the slopes we will be working up a storm at group training session in Wanaka. After lunch we will heading up to Cardrona Ski field to get fitted out with all our gear and to spend the afternoon bombing it down the slopes.Day 7: Today we head for our final destination in the tour, beautiful Queenstown! Today we are skiing the Remarkables ski field.The off to explore Queenstown. Later that evening we will be having an optional Yoga session.Day 8: We will be starting off our day sweating it up at x-fit QT before the Earnslaw BBQ lunch cruise that will take us across the lake to the Walters Peak Farmstead for best buffet I have ever eaten. After lunch its time to ski Coronet peak. We will be skiing the afternoon away until it's time to head back into the city and get ready for our Queenstown party tour. Day 9 - Departure Day