[SOLD OUT] 7 Days Queenstown Intermediate Embrace New Zealand [WOMEN EMBRACE ADVENTURE]

Overview

Join us on a 7-Day New Zealand adventure and leave all the planning to us for a trip of a lifetime!

On this 7 day/ 6 night New Zealand adventure you’ll enjoy excellent meals, amazing scenery and action packed, adventure filled days as we take on the best New Zealand has to offer. We provide two highly experienced, knowledgeable New Zealand based guides and 1 Women Embrace Adventure host to lead your trip. All you have to do is be ready for adventure and we will take care of the rest!

Whether you come on your own, with a friend or in a group, Women Embrace Adventure provide welcoming, inclusive environment where you can enjoy and challenge yourself.

Gallery

Itinerary

Day 1 November 1st, 2020

Fly into Queenstown

Take a flight into Queenstown anytime today (We recommend a window seat – the mountain scenery on the way in is spectacular!) Make your way into central Queenstown and your accommodation at Blue Peaks Lodge and take the afternoon to explore this adventure hub and it’s beautiful scenery. Your ‘Women Embrace Adventure’ hosts will meet you in the lobby at 5pm, introduce you to the rest of your group and all head out for your first dinner together!
ACCOMMODATION: Blue Peaks Lodge

MEALS: D

Fly into Queenstown

Take a flight into Queenstown anytime today (We recommend a window seat – the mountain scenery on the way in is spectacular!) Make your way into central Queenstown and your accommodation at Blue Peaks Lodge and take the afternoon to explore this adventure hub and it’s beautiful scenery. Your ‘Women Embrace Adventure’ hosts will meet you in the lobby at 5pm, introduce you to the rest of your group and all head out for your first dinner together!
ACCOMMODATION: Blue Peaks Lodge

MEALS: D

Day 2 November 2nd, 2020

Hike Tiki trail and zipline

This morning your local New Zealand guides will meet you at the hotel lobby and you’ll get straight into action with a hike up the Tiki trail to Bob’s Peak which towers behind Queenstown with stunning views from the top. This trail is a favourite of locals but will certainly get you heart pumping as we hike up! We’ll not only be rewarded with views at the top but also the adrenaline of whizzing through the treetops on a zipline tour back down! Afterwards, we’ll pack up and head south towards the stunning Fiordland National Park to the lakeside hamlet of Manapouri, our home for the next few nights.

ACCOMMODATION: Lake Manapouri Inn

Tiki trail: 1.6km, 420m 1 hour; zip lining 2-3 hrs.

MEALS: B,L,D

Fly into Queenstown

Take a flight into Queenstown anytime today (We recommend a window seat – the mountain scenery on the way in is spectacular!) Make your way into central Queenstown and your accommodation at Blue Peaks Lodge and take the afternoon to explore this adventure hub and it’s beautiful scenery. Your ‘Women Embrace Adventure’ hosts will meet you in the lobby at 5pm, introduce you to the rest of your group and all head out for your first dinner together!
ACCOMMODATION: Blue Peaks Lodge

MEALS: D

Day 3 November 3rd, 2020

Sea Kayak Milford Sound, travel the Milford road and do short walks along the way

Today we’ll set off along the famous Milford Road towards Milford Sound itself. Along the way we’ll stop off to hike some beautiful spots such as the Chasm, Marian Gantry and Mirror Lakes. We’ll take a drive through the Homer Tunnel and emerge at the top of a spectacular glacier-carved valley for a memorable descent to the shores of Milford Sound. Most people see Milford Sound from the deck of a ship but we’ve got a more active way – gliding along in sea kayaks, causing very little disruption for the best chance of getting up close and personal with the friendly fur seals and dolphins that are sometimes in the area. We have an early start for this awesome trip, run by specialist kayak guides, and the paddling here is equally suitable for beginners and experts.

ACCOMMODATION: Lake Manapouri Inn

Sea Kayaking 3-4 hours, short walks off Milford road ~ 1 hr in total.

MEALS: B, L, D

Fly into Queenstown

Take a flight into Queenstown anytime today (We recommend a window seat – the mountain scenery on the way in is spectacular!) Make your way into central Queenstown and your accommodation at Blue Peaks Lodge and take the afternoon to explore this adventure hub and it’s beautiful scenery. Your ‘Women Embrace Adventure’ hosts will meet you in the lobby at 5pm, introduce you to the rest of your group and all head out for your first dinner together!
ACCOMMODATION: Blue Peaks Lodge

MEALS: D

Day 4 November 4th, 2020

Hike the Kepler Track and travel to Wanaka

This morning, we’ll take a hike on the famous Kepler Track, one of New Zealand’s Great Walks – we follow the track from Lake Manapouri through mountain beech forest and along the Waiau River to Lake Te Anau. It’s an awesome hike with an interesting modern history of locals preventing a large hydroelectric dam scheme. After a sumptuous lunch we’ll set off towards Wanaka and prepare ourselves for the overnight hike ahead. Tonight you can take some time to walk along the great trail system on Wanakas waterfront too, or simply sit back and enjoy the sunset before the big hike the following day.

ACCOMMODATION: Wanaka Hotel

10km, +50/-50m, 2-3 hours, option to hike further along the trail for another 7.5km.
MEALS: B, L, D

Fly into Queenstown

Take a flight into Queenstown anytime today (We recommend a window seat – the mountain scenery on the way in is spectacular!) Make your way into central Queenstown and your accommodation at Blue Peaks Lodge and take the afternoon to explore this adventure hub and it’s beautiful scenery. Your ‘Women Embrace Adventure’ hosts will meet you in the lobby at 5pm, introduce you to the rest of your group and all head out for your first dinner together!
ACCOMMODATION: Blue Peaks Lodge

MEALS: D

Day 5 November 5th, 2020

Hike to see Rob Roy glacier, then hike overnight into Mt Aspiring Hut

This morning we head into the Matukituki valley nice and early to start our hike to the Rob Roy Glacier. It is a massive glacier clinging to the ever-steepening mountainside as it descends into the Rob Roy Valley occasionally dropping off in chunks off the cliffs opposite our lunch spot – spectacular and noisy! We then continue further into Mt Aspiring National Park to reach our home for the evening – a spacious mountain hut nestled in a valley in the middle of nowhere. The scenery is off the charts with Mt Aspiring rising 3033 metres into the blue! It’s amazing how far you’ll feel from civilisation after this relatively short walk. Tonight your guide will whip up dinner in the backcountry kitchen while you relax by the fire.
ACCOMMODATION: Mt Aspiring Hut
Hike to Rob Roy viewpoint: 6km return, +/-380m, 3 hours; Hike to Mt Aspiring Hut: 8.8km, +120m, 3 hours
MEALS: B, L, D

Fly into Queenstown

Take a flight into Queenstown anytime today (We recommend a window seat – the mountain scenery on the way in is spectacular!) Make your way into central Queenstown and your accommodation at Blue Peaks Lodge and take the afternoon to explore this adventure hub and it’s beautiful scenery. Your ‘Women Embrace Adventure’ hosts will meet you in the lobby at 5pm, introduce you to the rest of your group and all head out for your first dinner together!
ACCOMMODATION: Blue Peaks Lodge

MEALS: D

Day 6 November 6th, 2020

Hike back out the Matukituki valley, bike the Hawea River Trail

After a delicious breakfast of hot porridge in the mountain hut, we’ll get one last glance at Mount Aspiring before we get back on the track and retrace our footsteps to the trail head. We’ll have a quick lunch in Wanaka before hitting the trail again, but this time on wheels! We’re fitted with 21 speed hardtail mountain bikes and take to the Hawea River trail for a different view of the amazing scenery. This gently undulating trail follows the Hawea River bank, and provides lots of great places to stop and soak in the scenery. We have our own vehicle, so there are options to do more or less biking today. We’ll ride through right into the heart fo Wanaka and all enjoy a final celebratory dinner to acknowledge the amazing week of adventures we’ve had.

ACCOMMODATION: Wanaka Hotel
Hiking: 8.8km, -120m, 3 hours, Biking: 15-20km, 2-3 hours

MEALS: B,L,D

Fly into Queenstown

Take a flight into Queenstown anytime today (We recommend a window seat – the mountain scenery on the way in is spectacular!) Make your way into central Queenstown and your accommodation at Blue Peaks Lodge and take the afternoon to explore this adventure hub and it’s beautiful scenery. Your ‘Women Embrace Adventure’ hosts will meet you in the lobby at 5pm, introduce you to the rest of your group and all head out for your first dinner together!
ACCOMMODATION: Blue Peaks Lodge

MEALS: D

Day 7 November 7th, 2020

Return to Queenstown

After a delicious breakfast together, we’ll head back over the mountains to Queenstown, in time for flights out after 11am.

MEALS: B

Fly into Queenstown

Take a flight into Queenstown anytime today (We recommend a window seat – the mountain scenery on the way in is spectacular!) Make your way into central Queenstown and your accommodation at Blue Peaks Lodge and take the afternoon to explore this adventure hub and it’s beautiful scenery. Your ‘Women Embrace Adventure’ hosts will meet you in the lobby at 5pm, introduce you to the rest of your group and all head out for your first dinner together!
ACCOMMODATION: Blue Peaks Lodge

MEALS: D

Important Info

Tour Length: 6 nights/ 7 days

Start Date: Sunday 1st November 2020

Finish Date: Saturday 7th November 2020

Activities: Hiking, Bike Riding, Kayaking and Zip Lining

Fitness Level: A moderate level of fitness is required. As this adventure includes Hiking, Biking, Kayaking and Zip lining we require at least a moderate level of fitness to make this trip enjoyable for you. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Group Size: Maximum 12 Women- this ensures everyone has a great time and gets to know each other.

Going Solo? No problem, over half of women who join our adventures and trips come alone, we welcome solo travellers and guarantee a supportive group of fun loving women to share your journey with.

Recommended Age: This trip is for women 18 years and above

Accommodation: All accommodation is twin share and is a combination of 3- 4 star hotels and one night at back country hut. Single supplement available at additional cost.

Weather: NZ hiking seasons run from October – April, during the Southern Hemisphere Summer. October/November is Spring – it can be a bit colder and some rain, but less people and beautiful scenery.

Baggage: All luggage is transported to the next accommodations in our secure lock-up trailer. We recommend bringing one large hiking pack (~70lt), a medium suitcase and a daypack. A full gear list will be sent to you well in advance of the trip.

How challenging is this trip?

Moderate. Hikes average 10 -15 km per day with flexible options to do more or less hiking. Typically, 3-5 hours hiking per day. Pack weight to be carried on overnight hike – guests must carry their sleeping bag, clothes and toiletries for overnight and a share of some of the group food.

Luggage is transported Toyota coaster fleet in between the hut-to-hut portions of the trip.

Group size: Maximum 12 People plus your host and guides

Requirements: Have at least a moderate level of fitness and a great sense of adventure.
Travel insurance – You can choose your own travel insurance or our preferred travel professional can organise for you.

How to secure a spot: A non-refundable deposit of $600 is required to secure your spot and can be paid by credit card or pay pal.

Price

The full cost of the tour is only $3890/pp twin share, this amount covers all inclusions outlined under “Inclusions”.

We love to give back at Women Embrace Adventure so a portion of all revenue from our trips go to our charitable partner Restore One.

How to secure a spot: A non-refundable deposit of $600 is required to secure your spot and can be paid by credit card or pay pal.

Inclusions

  • Transport: To travel in between destinations we will be in a comfortable Toyota Coaster van with an extra trailer for luggage storage.
  • Professional guides and support each day: (1 Women Embrace Adventure host and 2 New Zealand based guides)
  • Emergency support: Wilderness first aid trained host and guides that carry satellite phones, 2 way radios and a full first aid kit so you can adventure without worry
  • Women Embrace Adventure shirt
  • Welcome dinner on first night
  • Celebration dinner on last night
  • 6 Breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
  • All activities outlined in itinerary including zip lining, kayaking, bike riding and hiking

Exclusions

  • Airfares to and from Queenstown, NZ
  • Transport/transfer to/from Queenstown airport to accommodation
  • Alcohol, but you are welcome BYO to enjoy a glass with dinner

Disclaimer

We loooooove showcasing epic adventures run in NZ, by amazing businesses. We do our best to ensure all information included in this listing is accurate at the time of listing. Adventure Girls is not responsible for running this adventure in any way. For full up to date information about this adventure, please contact the host.

  • 00

    days

  • 00

    hours

  • 00

    minutes

  • 00

    seconds

Date

Nov 01 2020 - Nov 07 2020

Time

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Location

Queenstown, NZ
Women Embrace Adventure

Organizer

Women Embrace Adventure
Phone
0437 711 683
Email
info@womenembraceadventure.com.au
Website
https://www.womenembraceadventure.com.au/