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14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Nancy Hendricks Nov 20, 2015 at 07:40 AM

This is Nancy from MI and I will be doing this program as the last segment of 3 in Australia and New Zealand. Interested in chatting with anyone doing the Feb 22, 2016 trip

Kathleen Ellis Feb 17, 2015 at 06:51 PM

Esther, I Am at kandbellis@comcast.net, if you would like to exchange emails.

Kathleen Ellis Feb 09, 2015 at 11:04 AM

Anyone else going on 20621 March 16 - 29?
Esther Hays Feb 17, 2015 at 05:58 PM

There are four of us from Southern Illinois going on March 16-29.
Judy Brown Mar 04, 2015 at 05:20 PM

My husband Doug and I will also be on this trip - we have also had a crazy Winter here in Texas but not nearly as bad what all of you are dealing with!

Don Howe Sep 02, 2014 at 01:24 AM

Terry and I are doing this one in Oct. 2014, and really looking forward to it! If you're going, let us know!
Elizabeth Miller Sep 12, 2014 at 07:48 AM

We'll be going In November. I'll be interested in hearing about your experiences.

Robert McCoy Mar 06, 2014 at 03:48 PM

Bob McCoy: I am signed up for the program 20621 for Mar 17, 2014. I'd like to be able to contact my room-mate.

Diane McFarland Jan 28, 2014 at 08:05 AM

Hi Edda...are you from VA originally? I grew up in No. VA just outside DC (Springfield then Woodbridge). I go to VA yearly to visit family/friends. We transferred to AL over 40 years ago...husband was with United Airlines. He passed in 2001 just two years after we retired. My kids were grown, so I started traveling..and love it. It's nice some of you have extra time before/after our long flight over. Can't wait to see NZ...heard so much about it's beautiful scenery. And Frances, I know what you mean about those weather extremes...we're having single digit temps the next 3 days here in AL...colder than AK this week! Even our Gulf coastline is bracing for winter storm this week...burrrrr. Love your HI Toni...got to visit 5 times...we had an airline friend who lived on Maui, also got to the Big Island & Oahu. See you all soon!...Diane McFarland
Edda Duff Jan 29, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Hello Diane, I was born and raised in Germany and moved to Va 12 years ago from Corpus Christi, Texas.

Frances Malley Jan 11, 2014 at 08:48 PM

Can't wait to get out of PA and the crazy extreme weather - freezing, then 60 degrees then snow then ice then rain......Help!!! New Zealand has got to be better.....
Frances Malley Jan 11, 2014 at 08:50 PM

Never been there myself but have friends that have. They loved it.

Dave and Nancy Roylance Jan 11, 2014 at 08:11 PM

We are just now prepping for the March 3 program and read about this social network. Has anyone been to NZ before?

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