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Waiatoto River Safari

Waiatoto River Safari

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Explore the rivers and rainforests of New Zealand’s beautiful South Westland region on this 2-hour Waitato River safari from Haast. Hop aboard your boat and cruise up the mighty Waitato River with your guide. Admire attractive flora and fauna thriving on the riverbanks and learn of the rainforest’s varied animal and bird life. Take an optional hike into the rainforest, and enjoy thrilling spins and turns over the waves. Watch the skies for native white heron and fantails, and look out for flounder, whitebait and trout in the clear waters.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$149.01
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$149.01
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The Hobbit Barrel Run Rafting Tour on the Pelorus River

The Hobbit Barrel Run Rafting Tour on the Pelorus River

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Channel your inner Hobbit and enjoy outdoor adventure in the heart of New Zealand on this 4-hour Hobbit barrel run rafting tour on the Pelorus River. Pull on your wetsuit and hop aboard your raft, then drift onto the Pelorus River — made famous in the 2013 movie ‘The Desolation of Smaug.’ Stop off at filming locations used in the making of the movie to hear of the ways in which the film was shot, and listen as your guide sheds light on the region’s milling and mining heritage.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.15
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$135.15

Private Tour: Waiatoto Jet Boat River Safari from Haast

Private Tour: Waiatoto Jet Boat River Safari from Haast

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While jet boat tours are common in New Zealand, this is the only one that takes passengers from mountain to sea. Enjoy this exclusive boat ride down Haast’s beautiful Waiatoto River in comfort with a private tour that accommodates up to eight people and flexible booking options that allow you to choose the duration of the trip.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,123.18
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$1,123.18
per group
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Lord of the Rings and Glacier Helicopter Tour

Lord of the Rings and Glacier Helicopter Tour

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Ringer or not, you’re sure to enjoy this 'Lord of the Rings' air tour led by the aerial film pilot for the movie series. Fly above beautiful Queenstown, and see the spots filmed for the fictional places of Isengard, Amon Hen, Lothlorien, the Misty Mountains, and the Redhorn Pass. See the mountain range from the opening scene of 'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers,' and feel like you’re in Middle-earth.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$485.76
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$485.76

Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown - 202

Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown - 202

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Located in the heart of Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound forms part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. Explore the stunning fiord by air and water during a half-day excursion. The exhilarating, round-trip helicopter flight from Queenstown includes a glacier landing on Mt. Tutoko. Perhaps spot dolphins, seals, and penguins during an unforgettable cruise.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$643.88
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$643.88

50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown

50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown

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Take your Queenstown visit to new ‘heights’ of adventure thanks to this 50-minute helicopter flight complete with a glacier landing. Soar above the spectacular scenery of Mt. Aspiring National Park, gliding above turquoise ice formations, hidden alpine lakes and towering mountains before landing on top of a glacier for photos.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$368.95
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$368.95

Wilderness Experience - Helicopter Access Hut in Greenstone Valley

Wilderness Experience - Helicopter Access Hut in Greenstone Valley

This comfortable hut is in an exclusive location with helicopter access only. Purpose built for our guests, here people can enjoy a Wilderness experience with home comforts nearby. A completely guided experience, you hosts will accompany you through your choice of activities, be it hiking, fishing or light hunting. The river is at your doorstep for summer swim. Enjoy the serenity and the quiet in spectacular valley with no digital connection or cell coverage. The hut is well appointed with power, electricity, hot water, a full kitchen and a cosy fireplace in the living area. Sit back and relax while you are whisked away on a completely organised trip. Snacks and dinner is included on the first night, cooked breakfast on the morning of return journey.
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  • 6 hours to 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$3,671.69
per group
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$3,671.69
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Milford Sound Helicopter Flight with Glacier Landing from Queenstown - 201

Milford Sound Helicopter Flight with Glacier Landing from Queenstown - 201

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Avoid the crowds and experience the grandeur of Milford Sound from the seat of a helicopter. This exclusive two-hour ride via helicopter will take you the full length of Milford Sound and, weather permitting, land on a glacier in Fiordland National Park. Listen to informative commentary from your skilled pilot during the trip, and stop for a short walk and photo opportunity at Milford Sound.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$569.81
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$569.81

Dunedin City, Wildlife and Scenery Tour

Dunedin City, Wildlife and Scenery Tour

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Join a small group for a full-day tour of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula. During the city tour, see landmarks such as the University of Otago, Baldwin Street, and Scottish heritage sites. Next explore the Otago Peninsula, including Otago Harbour, Sandfly Bay, Tunnel Beach, and historic Larnach Castle. Your tour includes pickup and drop-off in central Dunedin or the port.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.96
Price varies by group size
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$113.96
Price varies by group size

Wildlife and Wilderness Tour with an Ex Ranger

Wildlife and Wilderness Tour with an Ex Ranger

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Explore native forests, experience spectacular coastlines, watch for seals, sea lions, albatross and other seabirds with an ex DoC Ranger. Complete your day by marvelling at little penguins returning home for the night. This tour is designed for those who want to get a deeper insight into Dunedin's iconic wildlife and wilderness landscapes, guided by an expert who has decades of wildlife management experience.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.93
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$105.93
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Lake Cruise & Island Nature Walk- meet the boat 10 minutes prior to Departure

Lake Cruise & Island Nature Walk- meet the boat 10 minutes prior to Departure

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Take a cruise across Lake Wanaka to the remote Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve and make a memorable, eco-friendly impact by planting a native tree before you leave. Opt to take a 1-hour-return guided bush walk to reveal Mou Waho’s hidden secret - another lake, nestled atop the island with panoramic views of Wanaka and the Southern Alps. Enjoy “high tea” surrounded by this spectacular alpine scenery.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$181.63
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$181.63
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Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise

Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise

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Discover the jewel in the crown of New Zealand’s South Island on this full-day Abel Tasman National Park hiking tour with cruise. Travel from Nelson to Kaiteriteri with your guide, then hop aboard your water taxi. Cruise the azure-blue seas toward the heart of Abel Tasman National Park and the start-point of your trek. Follow hiking trails through the dense forest and listen as your guide points out medicinal and edible plants along the way. Gain insight into native Maori and Dutch settlers’ heritage, and enjoy lunch on Torrent Beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$340.74
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$340.74

Small-Group Gold Discovery Horse Riding in Cardrona Valley

Small-Group Gold Discovery Horse Riding in Cardrona Valley

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Saddle up for a horseback ride through the wild landscapes of the Cardrona Valley. Trace the path of the 19th-century gold rush, climb the mountains for a thrilling view over Wanaka Lake, and trot or gallop through the valley plains. Rides can be tailored for all levels, from complete beginners to experienced riders.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$163.11
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$163.11

Cardrona High Country Pub Trail Horse Riding Trek

Cardrona High Country Pub Trail Horse Riding Trek

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Saddle up and explore New Zealand’s rugged wilderness on this 3.5-hour Cardrona High Country pub trail horse-riding trek. Head on horseback into the New Zealand countryside with your guide. Discover points of historical interest along the winding mountain trails, and gain insight into the 19th-century gold rush that brought wealth to the area. Pass through a working cattle farm, traverse choppy rivers and enjoy panoramic views over the rugged scenery. Stop at the historic Cardrona Hotel for a complimentary drink, then return to base along the mighty Cardrona River.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$191.60
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$191.60

Kepler Track Water Taxi

Kepler Track Water Taxi

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The Kepler Track is one of New Zealand’s Great Walks, running from the shores of Lake Te Anau to Lake Manapouri and back via majestic alpine vistas. Start your trek off with this private water taxi across Lake Te Anau to Brod Bay. From there, stroll back to Te Anau along the lake’s limestone bluffs or, for more of a challenge, hike up Mount Luxmore, a summit with impressive views of Te Anau basin.
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  • 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.81
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$17.81

Milford Track Water Taxi Transport

Milford Track Water Taxi Transport

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* First Boat to the Milford Track * Small and personal family company offering premium service and a fun commentary along the way * Get to know your fellow hikers
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.29
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$98.29

3-Hour Fishing Charter Experience at Franz Josef Glacier

3-Hour Fishing Charter Experience at Franz Josef Glacier

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Lake Mapourika holds great stock of New Zealand Brown Trout and Wild Sea-Run Salmon. The calm waters and scenic views will keep all anglers entertained. Our unique comfortable tour boat makes fishing and excellent activity rain or shine.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$116.89
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$116.89
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Cruise & Rainforest Walk - Franz Josef Glacier

Cruise & Rainforest Walk - Franz Josef Glacier

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Enjoy exclusive access to our private rainforest trail, only accessible by boat! The rainforest trail journeys through a Kiwi Conservation region and some of Westland's oldest untouched rainforest.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.93
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$105.93
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4-hour Lake Mapourika Kayak and Hike adventure, with Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary

4-hour Lake Mapourika Kayak and Hike adventure, with Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary

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Discover the natural wonders of Lake Mapourika on this 4-hour kayaking adventure. Paddle around the lake against a backdrop of the Franz Josef Glacier, head ashore for a hike around the Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary, and learn more about New Zealand’s famous Kiwi birds.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.93
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$105.93
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Small-Group Kayak Adventure from Franz Josef Glacier

Small-Group Kayak Adventure from Franz Josef Glacier

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Explore the serene waters of Lake Mapourika in New Zealand’s glacier country on this kayak adventure from Franz Joseph Glacier. Paddle with your guide out onto Lake Mapourika, widely considered one of western New Zealand’s most scenic spots. Enjoy uninterrupted views as your guide explains the region’s fascinating geology, and marvel at the way the mighty Southern Alps are mirrored perfectly in the calm waters. Head into the estuaries of the Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary, and discover some of the country’s oldest untouched rainforest as native birds sing overhead.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.59
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$92.59
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Lord of the Rings Scenic Half Day Tour
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Lord of the Rings Scenic Half Day Tour

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Take a journey with us deep into Middle Earth and explore unique Lord of the Rings filming locations from Queenstown to Glenorchy and Mt Aspiring World Heritage N.P. Feel the trilogy come to life as you visit the breathtaking and magical landscape that inspired Peter Jackson’s film locations for The Lord of the Rings movies. We are the only company with EXCLUSIVE ACCESS to the filming locations on Arcadia Station, where scenes from the Hobbit & Wolverine were filmed. Travel in small groups with local guides who have a real passion and knowledge of the area. Take in the diverse landscape of ancient beech forest, braided rivers and glacier carved valleys. Explore the unique flora and fauna and get up close to the New Zealand animals and birdlife. We are a Local family owned & operated tour company that offer the real experience. Operating since 2005! We are one of the few companies that hold Department of Conservation Concessionaire permits to access Mt Aspiring National park.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.21
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$128.21
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Full-day Akaroa Tour with Penguins Safari and Wine Tasting

Full-day Akaroa Tour with Penguins Safari and Wine Tasting

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Take time out to connect with nature and delight in a nature safari encompassing the wild penguins at Flea Bay. How peaceful is that! To complete your day, enjoy an end-of-day wine tasting (or non-alcoholic beverage) and afternoon platter at the very special French Peak vineyard.. Your journey to Akaroa takes in the stunning scenery of the rugged Banks Peninsula coastline and farmlands. Stopovers include the award winning Barrys Bay Cheese factory at Duvauchelle, and the quaint Little River Café & Gallery. You can also enjoy wandering around the French-inspired township of Akaroa (during the day, you will have a little over 3 hours spare time to wander in and around at your own pace).
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$154.99
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$154.99
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Akaroa Eco-Safari with Alpaca Farm Tour and Wine Tasting

Akaroa Eco-Safari with Alpaca Farm Tour and Wine Tasting

Your journey to Akaroa takes in the stunning scenery of the rugged Banks Peninsula coastline and farmlands. Stopovers include the award winning Barrys Bay Cheese factory at Duvauchelle, and the quaint Little River Café & Gallery. The the day's highlight: wander through herds of grazing alpacas, marveling at their exquisite fleece. Enjoy feeding the beautiful and mysterious alpacas whilst enjoying breath-taking views of Akaroa Harbour. Experience an interactive presentation by the people at Shamarra as you take the opportunity to handle and walk among these incredible animals. Afterwards, browse the Alpaca shop where an exclusive collection of luxurious dye free alpaca knitwear is available. Finish off the day with a wine tasting at the very special French Peak vineyard.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$143.59
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$143.59
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Full-day Akaroa Tour with Dolphin Cruise & Wine Tasting

Full-day Akaroa Tour with Dolphin Cruise & Wine Tasting

After travelling through the best of Banks Peninsula enjoy a harbour cruise at Akaroa with Hector dolphins. A peaceful day tour designed with your relaxation and wellbeing in mind. Finish off the day with a wine tasting at the very special French Peak vineyard.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$173.98
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