Explore New Zealand
With Wisconsin Public Radio

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You are cordially invited! Join Sheryl Gasser and friends of Wisconsin Public Radio and escape winter on this custom, stunning adventure to New Zealand! Together, we will discover first-hand the rich culture and sheer beauty of this isolated island paradise. We’ll cruise Auckland’s spectacular bay, visit gushing geysers and learn about Maori history, music and dance in Rotorua. Then we continue south to the capital Wellington. There we'll visit the excellent Te Papa Museum and stunning Wellington Botanical Gardens. After, we’ll travel south to Christchurch to board the scenic TranzAlpine Express. Ride the rails to Arthur’s Pass and then continue on to Franz Josef town and Queenstown for a spectacular cruise on Milford Sound. Enjoy summertime in New Zealand on this amazing adventure "down under" with Wisconsin Public Radio!

Expedition Highlights

Travel with Wisconsin Public Radio Director of The Ideas Network Sheryl Gasser
An expert Earthbound Kiwi guide
Transport by first class coach
Maori cultural center and feast
Springtime garden visits
A scenic TranzAlpine train journey from Christchurch to Arthur’s Pass
The geysers and hot springs of Rotorua
A full day cruising through the fjords of the Southern Island
Sheep shearing demonstration
Three fun-filled days in Queenstown
The National Museum of Wellington
A small group of like-minded public radio travelers
Gratuities for your drivers and guides
$50 Carbonfund credits towards your trip (to offset your carbon footprint)

Trip Facts

17 Days / 16 Nights (when including air travel)
$5,499 per person double occupancy (land)
$1,199 single supplement
Optional group flight departs the USA on February 8
Trip begins in Auckland: February 10
Trip ends in Queenstown: February 23 Post-tour extension to Sydney ends: February 26

$1,895 GROUP AIR OPTION – including domestic flight
Air New Zealand from Chicago


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