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- Observe some of the world’s rarest wildlife in their natural settings, including the Royal Albatross
- Marvel at active geothermal pools, sheer granite cliffs punctuated by tumbling waterfalls, and native species on naturalist-led Zodiac expeditions
- Access remote Dusky and Doubtful Sounds plus seldom-visited Stewart Island, New Zealand’s newest national park aboard the luxury expedition ship Caledonian Sky
- Experience a private Maori welcome ceremony, including tribal dances, and see bubbling thermal mud pools in Rotorua
- Visit the unique Hall of Antarctic Discovery at the headquarters for “Operation Deep Freeze” at the Canterbury Museum
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- Duration: 12 days
- Activity Level: Moderately active; up to 2 miles of walking often over uneven terrain, or where stairs are unavailable or do not have handrails. Participants will need to climb into and out of Zodiacs for some shore excursions. Participants must be in good health and able to keep up with the group without assistance from tour staff.
- Cost: From $7,990 per person, based on double occupancy; Reserve by June 29, 2018 to receive an early booking discount of $2000 per cabin
- Single Supplement: From $4,190 per person (limited availability)
- Deposit: $1,000 per person, payable to Criterion Travel
- Co-Sponsors: Harvard, Cornell and Washington and Lee Universities
- Optional Extensions: A three-day pre-tour extension to the Bay of Islands, a two-day post-tour extension to Queenstown, and a three-day post-tour extension to Sydney are available.
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