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Scenic Drive to Arthur's Pass with Hike

Scenic Drive to Arthur's Pass with Hike

Tour Details

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the stunning landscapes of the Canterbury Plains to the breathtaking Arthur’s Pass National Park.

Travel in style in a luxury vehicle, accompanied by our knowledgeable guide providing informative commentary throughout the trip. Along the way, marvel at the rich agricultural belt of the Canterbury Plains and capture stunning photos of the rugged mountain ranges of the Southern Alps.

Immerse Yourself in Nature: A Guided Alpine Walk

Upon arrival in Arthurs Pass, our experienced guide will lead you on a two-hour guided walk through the park's stunning alpine terrain. Lace up your hiking boots and immerse yourself in the pristine wilderness, following trails that wind through ancient beech forests, alongside crystal-clear streams, and up to breathtaking viewpoints. Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the region, discover the fascinating geological formations, and hear tales of the area's rich history and Maori heritage.

Lunch with a View and Scenic Road Return:

After your invigorating hike, we'll stop for a well-deserved lunch at a charming café in the heart of Arthurs Pass village. Savour local delicacies and soak in the warm ambiance as you share stories of your morning adventure.

As the day progresses, we'll embark on a leisurely road trip back to Christchurch, taking a route that showcases the diverse beauty of the region. We'll make stops at scenic viewpoints and points of interest, allowing you to capture stunning photos and create lasting memories. Along the way, we'll pause for a delightful afternoon tea, providing an opportunity to relax and reflect on the day's discoveries.

A Personalised and Unforgettable Experience:

With our small group size of up to 8 guests, you'll enjoy a personalized and intimate experience, with ample opportunities to ask questions, learn from our knowledgeable guide, and connect with fellow nature enthusiasts.

Your adventure concludes as we return you to your Christchurch accommodation, leaving you with a heart full of cherished memories and a deeper appreciation for the natural wonders of New Zealand's South Island.

Upon arrival at Arthur’s Pass village, take in the mesmerizing views. Delve into the heart of the national park with a hike through forests, along rivers, and amidst mountain vistas, gaining a deeper appreciation for the area's natural wonders.

After working up an appetite, indulge in a delicious lunch at a local cafe, soaking in the picturesque surroundings.

Conclude your journey with a leisurely drive back to Christchurch, traversing the sub-alpine beauty of Porter’s Pass and the idyllic Canterbury Plains, filled with memories of a day well spent amidst nature's splendour.

Tour Inclusions:

  • Hotel pick up.
  • Maximum 8 guests per trip.
  • Travel by luxury vehicle.
  • Picnic style morning or afternoon tea (if weather permits).
  • Your guide will select appropriate walks for both fitness levels and weather conditions.
  • Cafe lunch in Arthurs Pass.
  • Fully escorted tour with local knowledgeable guide.
  • Hotel drop off

Departure time: 7:30 am

Return: Approx 5.30 pm.

Tour Code: AP03

Scenic Drive with Hike

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Your tour includes:
  • Experienced, knowledgeable Guide 
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel
  • Multiple photo stops and guided walk
  • Cafe Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • An amazing, unforgettable experience!

 

The following is recommended:
  • Rain jacket
  • Sweater or jacket suitable for cooler weather.
  • Hat (type depending on weather)
  • Sunscreen (high SPF)
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle