The main gateway to the South Island, Christchurch is a great starting point for your tour. Explore Mt. Cook National Park, Lake Tekapo, Dunedin, Queenstown, Fiordland, Milford Sound, Fox Galcier, Franz Josef and many more iconic locations.
This 5 day popular tour of the spectacular South Island visits mt, Cook National Park (including lunch at the famous Hermitage Hotel), Queenstown, Fiordland National Park & Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers. Your journey concludes with a crossing of the spectacular Southern Alps on board the the TranzAlpine Scenic Train.
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.
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.
Explore the Southern Alps, its glaciers and mountains as well as time in Queenstown to enjoy the alpine adventure atmosphere. Includes a glacier explorers tour in Mt Cook, an exciting Shotover jet Boat ride and the Tranz Alpine train journey.
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.
From Christchurch you’ll cross the Southern Alps on board the world famous Tranz Alpine Scenic Train. On reaching the ruggedly beautiful West Coast you’ll 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 Westland Tai Poutini National Park and the fabulous glaciers. Leaving the glacier region you’ll continue south through the stunning Haast Pass to the Southern Lakes region and the ‘Adventure Capital’ of Queenstown.
This 7 day highlights tour includes Dunedin, the Taieri Gorge train journey and Milford Sound, plus a wonderful cruise through the sound and time to explore Queenstown before returning to Christchurch via Mt Cook National Park.
This is one of our most popular 9 day South Island touring itineraries. Travel the coastline from Christchurch to Dunedin with an afternoon to explore the 'Edinburgh of the South'. Cross the rich farmland of Southland to Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland National Park. Then visit Milford Sound and a 2 1/2 hour nature cruise. Return to Queenstown for 2 nights and a full day to explore at your leisure. Your journey continues north to the rugged West Coast and the unique Franz Josef region. A full day to fully enjoy the regions walks and unique activities. Then its onto Greymouth where you board the world famous Tranz Alpine Scenic Train for your return across the Southern Alps to Christchurch.