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Active New Zealand: Hike, Bike and Paddle the South Island

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Road Scholar
Program #20621RJ
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. 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.

Instructors

These instructors are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

Mr. Brien Mahoney

Brien Mahoney, has had a lifetime of experience in hiking and mountain climbing. He is familiar with most of the major trails and climbs in New Zealand and has taken part in expeditions to the Andes in South America and to several sections of the Himalayas, includng Nepal and Bhutan. As a board member of the Outward Bound Trust — an organization founded by the Duke of Edinburgh — Brien also works to train young people in outdoor skills.

Instructors & Group Leaders

These people serve both roles during your program.

John Jordan

An avid mountaineering enthusiast, John Jordan enjoys leading learning adventures in New Zealand and overseas, and has received recognition for his services to Search and Rescue. With his wife, Margaret, he owns a dairy farm at the base of Mt Taranaki (Egmont). John has a special interest in native plants, especially native ferns.

Mr. Colin Jordan

Colin and Kim Jordan are former dairy farmers who now jointly run a Hill Country deer Farm near the South Canterbury town of Fairlie. Colin has an agricultural science degree from Lincoln University, and Kim has a business management degree from the same university. They are both former rugby players who now coach rugby teams, which they fit in around raising their three young children. In their free time, the Jordan family enjoys hiking, skiing and hunting.

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
30 meals: 11 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 8 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
20 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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