Day 12: Hokitika to Franz Josef

This morning you have the morning free to visit a jade carving studio where you can learn about the spiritual significance of this precious stone for the Māori and learn how to make your own pendant.

Alternatively, discover New Zealand's iconic kiwi at the National Kiwi Centre, offering an intimate encounter with this flightless bird as well as other fascinating bird species.

Later travel to Franz Josef, the heart of glacier country, where nature's wonders await exploration.


  • Breakfast