11 Day South Island Explorer Overview

Embark on an epic adventure through the South Island of New Zealand. From Franz Joseph Glacier to Queenstown and the expansive Mt Cook, experience the very best of southern New Zealand on this 11-day adventure.

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      USD $1,960
      CAD $2,090
      AUD $2,170
      EUR €1,510
      GBP £1,300
      NZD $2,570
      ZAR R19,750
      CHF FR1,860
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-04-01 - 2015-03-31

Be spoilt by the scenic and adventurous delights of South NZ

Hike the Franz Josef Glacier, kayak with dolphins in Doubtful Sound, view 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 in 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 1 , Max 15
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    No meals included
  • Accommodation:

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

    Van
  • Included activities:

    Queenstown - Skyline Gondola

  • Notes:

    1. This trip finishes on arrival in Christchurch on day 11 at approx 6PM. Please take this into consideration when booking any onward flights 2. A single supplement is available on this trip

  • Total price from

    USD $1,960
    CAD $2,090
    AUD $2,170
    EUR €1,510
    GBP £1,300
    NZD $2,570
    ZAR R19,750
    CHF FR1,860
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $178
    CAD $190
    AUD $197
    EUR €137
    GBP £118
    NZD $233
    ZAR R1,795
    CHF FR169
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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 5-8 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 9 Doubtful Sound

Explore Doubtful Sound on a cruise, search out bottlenose dolphins, seals and crested penguins. This area dishes up scenery that is nothing short of breathtaking, with tall mountain peaks, waterfalls and crystal clear water.

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.
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    • PTOSU
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,960
      CAD $2,090
      AUD $2,170
      EUR €1,510
      GBP £1,300
      NZD $2,570
      ZAR R19,750
      CHF FR1,860
      *
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    • Original
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