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New Zealand South Island Tours

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Experience the magic of New Zealand's south: awe inspiring and diverse scenery; plus world-renowned attractions and opportunities for adventure. An independent coach tour of New Zealand's South Island will take you to beautiful lakes, rugged glaciers, world class dining and vineyards, and beyond. You will not be disappointed. Our South island Coach Tours have plenty to do and see: jet boating, heli-hiking, whale watching, unique native animal and planet life, scenic vistas and so much more!

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
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  • Enjoy 5 days exploring New Zealand's South Island with this excellent independent touring itinerary. Journey from Christchurch in a loop around the South Island. Cruise through Milford Sound, visit Mt. Cook National Park, explore the West Coast glaciers, and travel on the TranzAlpine scenic train.

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NZD$1,445

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  • This 7 day 6 night tour offers so much! Begin your journey traversing the island by the famous Tranz Alpine rail and continue on to see for yourself the contrasting scenery of the East and West Coasts. From the beautiful Queenstown, where it all happens, to the majestic Milford Sound and nature reserves - this tour has it all on the South Island!

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NZD$1,714

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
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  • This 10 day tour follows the classic route around the South Island but with an extended stay in Mt Cook National Park. Includes Queenstown. Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers as well as a journey on the TranzAlpine Scenic Train across the Southern Alps.

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NZD$2,295

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • Departs every day - flexible independent travel
  • Hotel 3 star
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  • This 10 day is one of our most popular, taking in the best of the South Island. With a great balance of included activities and free time, plus of course the must see locations you get to experience.

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NZD$3,382

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
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  • Highlights include: Queenstown • the Gibbston Valley • Lakes Wanaka and Hawea • Visit Franz Josef Glacier • the wild West Coast • The world famous TranzAlpine Scenic Train

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NZD$595

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
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  • A 4 day introduction to the South Island including Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown. Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers and the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey. An ideal tour to customise to your own schedule.

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NZD$1,375

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
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  • Cross the Southern Alps on board the world famous TranzAlpine Scenic Train then follow the coastline south to Franz Josef where you’ll spend the next 2 nights.  From your base in Franz Josef you’ll have time to explore the pristine wilderness of Glacier Country, You continue south to the Southern Lakes region and the ‘Adventure Capital’ of Queenstown.

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NZD$707

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
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  • The incredible TranzAlpine Scenic Train will take you across the southern Alps and onto the Wild West Coast and Franz Josef township. Travel South through Mt. Aspiring National Park to Queenstown and enjoy a day trip and cruise into Milford Sound before returning to Christchurch via Mt. Cook National Park.

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NZD$1,395

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • Departs every day - flexible independent travel
  • Motels
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Highlights include: The world famous Tranz Alpine Scenic Train • The wild West Coast • Visit Franz Josef Glacier •  Lakes Wanaka and Hawea • the Gibbston Valley • Queenstown

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NZD$535

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • Departs every day - flexible independent travel
  • Hotel 3 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Highlights include: Queenstown, the Gibbston Valley, Lakes Wanaka and Hawea, Visit Fox Glacier township, the wild West Coast and take the world famous TranzAlpine Scenic Train across the Alps to Christchurch.

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NZD$645

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