NZ Lower North Island Educational Walking Tour 2021

Departing:    19 March 2021 **3 spots left**

Cost:              NZ $2400 per person(twin/double)


This tour is a uniquely designed, mid-length educational/walking tour arranged by Wildside Travel and escorted by Richard Willis.  The 9 day Lower North Island tour starts and finishes in Wellington.   A comfortable sized group with a maximum 12 tour members.   The walks include collections of moderate forest, coastal and alpine trails, in a wide range of areas within the Lower North Island. 

The tour is interspaced with time to relax and leisurely explore some of the more interesting townships and regions of the Wairarapa and Taranaki.


Richard Willis is a semi - retired University Lecturer he has taught Geography and Environmental Studies for 48 years at Victoria University and currently he teaches a 300 level summer course for about 30-40 students. For the last 10 years he has also run “Richard Willis Academic Tours”, a small business hosting students and professors from America and Europe, providing classes and field trips. He is a very active walker who grew up on a farm in South Taranaki, and has 5 children and 8 grandchildren.