Experience the mystical fjords, mountains, lakes, and other landscapes of New Zealand's South Island up close during wilderness hikes, sea kayak and white-water rafting trips, and an overnight fjord cruise. 

Starting at: $8,195 Register Interest or Call 833-254-6678
 Serene setting of Doubtful Sound  Rain forest walk in New Zealand  Kea in flight  Landscape of lupines and mountains on the South Island  Hiking trails along Marlborough Sound  Queen Charlotte Sound  Dolphins in the waters of Abel Tasman National Park   Fur seal lounging along the coast  Sea kayaking in Abel Tasman National Park  Kayaking amid dolphins  White-water rafting on the Buller River  A rafting salute  Landscape of Mount Cook National Park. Credit: David Swanson/Tourism New Zealand  The evocative Mt. Cook  Typical New Zealand landscape with sheep farm  Sheep farmer with visitors. Credit: Tourism New Zealand  Franz Josef Glacier and rain forest   View of Lake Wanaka and Mt. Aspiring  Waterfalls in Fiordland National Park  View of Doubtful Sound

Hiking New Zealand’s South Island

15 days from $8,195

Experience the mystical fjords, mountains, lakes, and other landscapes of New Zealand's South Island up close during wilderness hikes, sea kayak and white-water rafting trips, and an overnight fjord cruise. 

or Call 833-254-6678

Travel Insurance

For the convenience of our travelers, Smithsonian Journeys includes an on-tour Provided Insurance Plan through Travel Guard with the price of your tour. This travel insurance plan includes on-tour emergency evacuation insurance (up to $100,000), medical expense coverage (up to $25,000), dental expense coverage (up to $500), travel medical assistance and worldwide travel assistance. You will receive details on this included insurance with your Tour Confirmation and Tour Bulletins after you book a tour (U.S. Residents only).

In addition, you may want to consider purchasing travel insurance to protect your investment from unforeseen events, such as missed flight connections, lost luggage, and cancelled plans. There are many plans you can consider. For your convenience, you may visit www.TravelGuard.com/SmithsonianJourneys or call Travel Guard at 1.800.208.6142 to learn more.