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Stray New Zealand: Southern Gems - Freestyle Travel Pass

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Dive into adventure! Departing from the Adventure Capital (Queenstown) we’ll stray from the beaten track to discover the most beautiful destinations in the Far South before finishing in Christchurch. You'll have the chance to live out your wildest dreams in Queenstown, see the stunning Milford Sound and stay in the historic and remote Gunn's Camp, and head down to the furthest southern point, where you can choose to hop on the boat over to Stewart Island (the best place to see Kiwi!). Heading back north, you'll have another night in Queenstown, and then stay at the base of NZ's highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook. White water raft or ride a horse through Lord of the Rings filming locations, before finishing in Christchurch.

What You'll Get


Day 1: Queenstown to Gunn's Camp (via Milford Sound)

Stop At: Milford Sound, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9679 New Zealand
Milford Sound is one of NZ’s most famous destinations, sometimes referred to as the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’. Take an afternoon boat cruise around Milford Sound to soak up this jaw dropping untouched world. Look out for native seals, penguins and dolphins.

See more: Stay in a historic camp in the Hollyford Valley, created for the hardy men who built the roads here. Enjoy an evening under the stars, spot glow-worms in the bush and listen for kiwi bird calls in the night.

Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Gunn's Camp to Invercargill/Stewart Island

Stop At: Stewart Island Backpackers, 18 Ayr Street, Stewart Island 9818, New Zealand
We’ll travel ‘Down Low’ to the very bottom of the country. You have the option to stay on the mainland in Invercargill or take a ferry to Stewart Island, New Zealand’s third largest island, known for its native birdlife. It could be your best chance to see a kiwi bird in the wild!

See more: When the solar winds are right, between March – September, you might be lucky enough to see the Aurora Australis (the Southern Lights)!

Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Invercargill/Stewart Island to Queenstown

Stop At: Queenstown Hill, Belfast Street, Queenstown New Zealand
Spend the morning exploring the island before catching the afternoon ferry back to the mainland. Reunite with those who stayed in Invercargill and swap stories on the express trip back to Queenstown.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Queenstown to Aoraki/Mount Cook

Stop At: Aoraki Mount Cook National Park Visitor Centre, 1 Larch Grove, Mt. Cook Village, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7999 New Zealand
Mount Cook is a hiker’s paradise and a South Island highlight! Choose from a range of tracks in the gorgeous Hooker Valley with outstanding views of NZ’s tallest mountain. As it grows dark, head outside for some of the country’s best stargazing.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Mt Cook to Rangitata (via Tekapo)

Stop At: Rangitata Rafts, 53 Waikari Road, Peel Forest 7992, New Zealand
Travel through landscapes made famous by the ‘Lord of the Rings’ films. Visit Lake Tekapo, a favourite photo stop, then arrive in Rangitata, Peel Forest in the afternoon. In summer there is the option for a top-notch Grade 5 white water rafting experience on the Rangitata River.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Rangitata to Christchurch

Stop At: Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Rolleston Ave, Christchurch New Zealand
Finish your Stray adventure in a city where old meets new as Christchurch continues to rebuild after the devastating 2011 earthquake. Wander the laneways, discover creative street art and see New Zealand’s most modern architecture alongside some of its oldest buildings. We hope you had a blast on your Stray adventure!
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • Fun and knowledgeable Stray Guide
  • Access to 'off the beaten track' destinations and national parks
  • Transport on modern, comfortable air-conditioned coach
  • A wide selection of free and optional activities
  • Flexibility - stay as long as you like in each destination and travel at...
  • Access to the exclusive Stray Mate App for special discounts

  • Accommodation
  • Optional activities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Milford Sound
  • Entry/Admission - Stewart Island Backpackers

Departure Point
Nomads Queenstown Hostel, 5/11 Church Street, South island, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Departure Time
6:30 AM

6 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.