11 Day South Island Explorer Overview

    • 11
    • PTOS
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,700
      CAD $1,810
      AUD $1,880
      EUR €1,305
      GBP £1,125
      NZD $2,230
      ZAR R17,110
      CHF FR1,610
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-04-01 - 2015-04-28

Be spoilt by the scenic and adventurous delights of New Zealand's southern isle

Hike the Franz Josef Glacier, cruise with the dolphins through Doubtful Sound, visit New Zealand's highest peak, Mt Cook, and go wild in Queenstown - the extreme adventure capital of the world. There's so much to do on New Zealand's South Island, this is bound to be an unforgettable travel experience and a rollicking adventure. Where do you sign up? Right here!

  • Discover the 'Garden City' of Christchurch
  • Take a drive along NZ's wild West Coast
  • Savour icy vistas at Franz Joseph Glacier
  • Take a sky-high glide over Queenstown
  • Explore Doubtful Sound's stunning fjords by kayak
  • Be dwarfed by spectacular Mt Cook

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Finish:

    Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 15
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

    Hostel (9 nts), Overnight boat (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Van
  • Included activities:

    Queenstown - Skyline Gondola

  • Notes:

    1. Tour commences in Christchurch with group meeting on day 1 at 6:00pm and finishes in Christchurch day 11 at approx 6pm; please consider when booking flights and accommodation. 2. We recommend you book accommodation in advance and extend your stay. 3. Allow NZD 450 for meals not included 4. You can upgrade to lodge style accommodation, see tour code PTOSU.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,700
    CAD $1,810
    AUD $1,880
    EUR €1,305
    GBP £1,125
    NZD $2,230
    ZAR R17,110
    CHF FR1,610
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $154
    CAD $164
    AUD $170
    EUR €118
    GBP £102
    NZD $202
    ZAR R1,555
    CHF FR146
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11 Day South Island Explorer Summary

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Day 1 Christchurch

Known as the Garden City, Christchurch's beautiful location and easy access to a fun range of activities makes it the perfect gateway to New Zealand's South Island.

Day 2 Punakaiki

Nestled in the foothills of Paparoa National Park, Punakaiki has a magnificent oceanfront location with dramatic views of the wild West Coast beaches.

Days 3-4 Franz Josef Glacier

The impressive Franz Josef Glacier offers many hiking opportunities to explore this spectacular area of mountains, valleys and glaciers.

Days 5-9 Queenstown

The adrenaline sports capital of the world, Queenstown is a lively alpine resort on the shores of Lake Wakatipu with an incredible array of year-round activities on offer.

Day 10 Mt Cook

Home to New Zealand's highest peak, Mt Cook National Park has grand vistas across the Southern Alps, featuring rocky peaks and glacial lakes.

Day 11 Christchurch

New Zealand's second-largest city is well on the way to recovery with a whole new range of pop-up cafes, restaurants and bars to explore in Christchurch.
    • 11
    • PTOS
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,700
      CAD $1,810
      AUD $1,880
      EUR €1,305
      GBP £1,125
      NZD $2,230
      ZAR R17,110
      CHF FR1,610
      *
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