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NZ - June/july or September

27 Jan 2008 Becb said

Hi,<BR>I'm looking at doing the Grand Explorer in NZ in June/July or September. Just wondering what months would be best suited to this trip.<BR>Thanks<BR>Bec
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  • 28 Jan 2008 dan armstrong said

    dan armstrong

    I am also looking at traveling to New Zealand in late june early july. I have the concern that a lot of the activities such as skydiving, bungee, water rafting ect will most likely not be happening so if anyone has any info on this. or whats the best months to go would be appreciated.

  • 28 Jan 2008 roaming_jafa said


    No reason any of those wouldnt be happening
    during the winter. Unless the weather turns ugly. Queenstown exists on that kind of stuff.

    Also, if your into snow, its generally better
    by sept (early spring)

  • 30 Jan 2008 dan armstrong said

    dan armstrong

    thanks that helped me decide and book lol

  • 14 Feb 2008 Bateup said


    Hit me up if you go in July!! I’m keen as for the Grand Adventurer/Explorer

  • 17 Feb 2008 dan armstrong said

    dan armstrong

    Well i am booked for the Grand Explorer june 23 to july 7th looking 4ward to it except that there hasn’t been many replys for people going at this time
    wat date u thinking of going?

  • 19 Feb 2008 dan armstrong said

    dan armstrong

    Is there actually anyone out there going june 23 to july 7? starting to think i might hav 2 re-book with a different date or something
    get back 2 me please

  • 19 Feb 2008 lambda84 said


    I really wouldn’t worry about how many people post things on Contiki’s website. I’ve done 4 Contiki trips & about 80% of the people on the tour didnt even know about Contiki’s website. I am doing the Grand Adventure starting in Christchurch on July 5th & Contiki just told me to check with them 45 days prior to departure to see if the tour is still on…but I really would pay too much on who posts. Hope this help somewhat.

  • 20 Feb 2008 dan armstrong said

    dan armstrong

    yeah it puts my mind at ease haha thanks

  • 19 Mar 2008 msznumeroUNO said


    hi, i was just wondering from experience would people say it’s better in the later months, i was thinking late september to go to do the grand explorer?


  • 2 Apr 2008 Explorer1080033 said



    I"m booked in to Ski Queenstown. Starting 27th July 08.
    Travelling alone,
    feel free to say hi if your coming on this tour

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