Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel,
the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975.


Call (800) 454-5768

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET


Create an account                             Forgot your password?

or Log In via Facebook

Log in to see all you can do with your online Road Scholar account.

NEW ZEALAND

Discover New Zealand: Walking Clean and Green

Select a Date

 

SIGN UP

and receive your

FREE E-NEWSLETTER

&

E-Photo Book:



Top 10 Learning Experiences Around the World

Find A Program

Search By:

Location

New Zealand

Interest

Walking/Hiking

Price Range

$5000 - $7500

Start Date

End Date

More Options


AnyInternationalSt. BartsUnited StatesCanadaAfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAngolaAnguillaAntarcticaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanAzoresBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBritish Virgin IslandsBruneiBulgariaBurmaBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanary IslandsCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChileChinaColombiaComorosCongoCook IslandsCosta RicaCroatiaCubaCuracaoCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEaster IslandEcuadorEgyptEnglandEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFalkland IslandsFaroe IslandsFederated States of MicronesiaFijiFinlandFranceFrance Southern TerritoriesFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench West IndiesGabonGalapagos IslandsGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuadeloupeGuamGuatemalaGuernsey IslandGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard and Mc Donald IslandsHoly See (Vatican City State)HondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIrelandIsles of ScillyIsraelItalyIvory CoastJamaicaJapanJersey IslandJordanKazakhstanKenyaKoreaKosovoKuwaitKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacedoniaMadagascarMadeira IslandsMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMartiniqueMauritaniaMauritiusMayotteMexicoMidway IslandMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMontserratMoroccoMozambiqueNamibiaNepalNetherlandsNew CaledoniaNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNiueNorthern Mariana IslandsNorthwest TerritoriesNorwayOmanPacific IslandsPakistanPalauPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarReunionRomaniaRussia (Siberia)Russian FederationSaint HelenaSamoaSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaScotlandSenegalSerbiaSeychellesShetland IslandsSierra LeoneSingaporeSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSouth AfricaSouth Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsSpainSri LankaSt Kitts and NevisSt. Eustatius (Statia)St. LuciaSt. Pierre & MiquelonSt. Vincent and the GrenadinesSurinamSurinameSwazilandSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaTasmaniaThailandTibetTogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTristan da CunhaTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTurks and CaicosUS Virgin IslandsUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamWalesYemenZambiaZimbabwe
Road Scholar
Program #12346RJ
22 Days | 21 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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. There’s 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.
Discussion Board

Before we can post your comment, you must be logged in to your Road Scholar Account
or


Log In via Facebook

Helen Cagampang Oct 28, 2012 at 05:21 PM

Oops! Looks like I put my question in the wrong place (in the computer thread). I wondering whether to bring hiking boots or not? I'd rather not because of the bulk, but don't want to be slogging on a slippery hillside with the wrong footwear. Thoughts?
Charles Anderson Oct 28, 2012 at 07:32 PM

I wear low hikers, my wife wears mid hikers. You could call or email Judy and John, our leaders. judy@puhikereru.net They very nice and helpful..
Helen Cagampang Oct 28, 2012 at 08:01 PM

Thanks - I've just emailed Judy. First time RS trip for me. Do not know what to expect.


Charles Anderson Jul 23, 2012 at 02:22 PM

I'll already be carrying a camera and a few lenses. I tend not to leave a computer in a hotel room so I need to carry it on the bus but don't know how we'll be 'equiped' transportation wise.
Carol Brown Aug 07, 2012 at 12:46 PM

I haven't decided if I'm going to bring a computer, but most likely not because they are so bulky. If our trip last year to South America is any indication, I would think leaving a computer on the bus would not be a problem.
Charles Anderson Aug 17, 2012 at 11:07 AM

I've got a query in to RS and awaiting their answer on the type of transportation and feasability of carrying a computer.
Carol Brown Aug 18, 2012 at 02:28 PM

Good, look forward to hearing. I'm thinking about bringing a small tablet or something, just to back-up pictures!
Charles Anderson Aug 20, 2012 at 04:09 PM

Charles Anderson Aug 20, 2012 at 04:14 PM

RS said we'd have a 33 passenger bus with a max of 24 participants. I'm leaning towards taking my computer. They also said there would be time at the Auckland airport for me to get a sim card for my iPhone. One thing different from what I'm used to is RS recommends leaving the computer in the hotel rather than on the bus. On my other 6 RS trips, the bus was always locked or attended.
Claire Meyers Oct 19, 2012 at 04:38 PM

Anything not on the list that is best to take? Are you taking a poncho and rainproof jacket both?
Charles Anderson Oct 19, 2012 at 05:23 PM

I'm just taking a rain suit but my wife may take a poncho and rainsuit.
Charles Anderson Oct 19, 2012 at 05:25 PM

In reference to my earlier post about computer safety, I've talked and emailed with the trip leaders. If the computer doesn't fit in the hotel safe, we'll take it on the bus.
Claire Meyers Oct 20, 2012 at 10:33 AM

Thanks for answering, Charles. Does anyone know about Wi-Fi at our hotels? Does the fact that it shows a website mean they have WiFi?
Charles Anderson Oct 20, 2012 at 04:20 PM

If you got to each of those websites, tell you, I think, if there's wifi available. I think there may be a charge at most hotels.
Claire Meyers Oct 23, 2012 at 04:25 PM

Thanks, I'll check that.


Before we can post your comment, you must activate your profile on the Road Scholar Social Network. What's this?

By checking this box, you agree to the terms and conditions and your Road Scholar Social Network profile will be activated. You can continue posting your comment and fill out your profile later.
By checking this box, you will not be able to post your comment.



Before we can post your comment, you must be logged in to your Road Scholar Account
or


Log In via Facebook


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Feb 10 — Mar 3, 2015 waitlist only  

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
19 nights of accommodations
53 meals: 19 breakfasts, 16 lunches, 18 dinners
20 Expert-led lectures
25 Field trips
2 Performances

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

Also on these dates ...

Choose a nearby learning adventure to add before or after this program:

Support Lifelong Learning

Our educational adventures are made possible by donors like you

Please support lifelong learning here

Free Catalog | Refer a Friend | Gift Certificates | Press | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Careers | Contact Us

© Elderhostel, Inc. 2014
11 Avenue de Lafayette | Boston MA 02111 | Toll-Free 1-800-454-5768