Grand Explorer (Tour)

Last Updated: 6th Jun 2012

<p><img src="http://downloads.contiki.com/contikipedia/tour07/nz_grand_explorer.jpg" class="rightwise" title="grand explorer, tour" alt="grand explorer, tour" /></p> <p><strong>Please Note:</strong> This tour often operates as a <a href="/contikipedia/articles/modulated-tours">Modulated Tour</a> and also operates in <a href="/contikipedia/articles/reverse-tours">reverse</a>. You also have the option of starting or finishing your tour in Queenstown.</p> <h2>Featuring</h2> <p><a href="/contikipedia/articles/north-island">North Island</a>, <a href="/contikipedia/articles/south-island">South Island</a></p> <h2>Staying in</h2> <p><a href="/contikipedia/articles/auckland">Auckland</a>, Bay of Islands, Waitomo, Rotorua, Taupo, <a href="/contikipedia/articles/wellington">Wellington</a>, <a href="/contikipedia/articles/christchurch">Christchurch</a>, Franz Josef Glacier, <a href="/contikipedia/articles/queenstown">Queenstown</a>, <a href="/contikipedia/articles/milford-sound">Milford Sound</a>, Lake Ohau</p> <h2>Starting in</h2> <p><a href="/contikipedia/articles/auckland">Auckland</a>, <a href="/contikipedia/articles/queenstown">Queenstown</a> or <a href="/contikipedia/articles/christchurch">Christchurch</a> (reverse)</p> <h2>Finishing in</h2> <p><a href="/contikipedia/articles/christchurch">Christchurch</a>, <a href="/contikipedia/articles/queenstown">Queenstown</a> or <a href="/contikipedia/articles/auckland">Auckland</a> (reverse)</p> <h2>Trip Forum Meeting Place</h2> <p>Meet others who are going at the <a href="http://connect.contiki.com/eve/forums/a/frm/f/477105522"target="_blank">Grand Explorer Meeting Place</a></p> <h2>More information, dates, rates, and bookings</h2> <p>Full itinerary, optional excursions, maps, booking, departure dates and more check out:</p> <ul> <li><a href="/tours/80-grand-adventurer">Grand Explorer</a></li> <li>&#8220;Grand Explorer (Finish Queenstown) &quot;:/tours/83-grand-explorer-finish-queenstown</li> <li>&#8220;Grand Explorer (Reverse Start Queenstown) &quot;:/tours/84-grand-explorer-reverse-start-queenstown</li> <li>&#8220;Grand Explorer (Reverse Start Christchurch) &quot;:/tours/86-grand-explorer-reverse-start-christchurch</li> </ul> <h3>Travelogs</h3> <p>Create your own with <a href="http://www.contiki.com/mytripjournal">My Trip Journals</a></p>