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Explore the stunning beauty of New Zealand’s South Island on this fun guided tour, with a highlight being a visit to the iconic Milford Sound and a full day in Queenstown for adventure and mountain scenery.
11 Day South Island tour
- Trip Styles: Budget
20 April (guaranteed!)
2023 (new season!)
14 & 28 September
12 & 26 October
9 & 23 November
2024 (new season!)
1, 15 & 29 February
14 & 28 March
The 11 days South Island New Zealand tour is the perfect way to explore the beauty of New Zealand’s South Island. The tour is a guided small group tour that begins and ends in Christchurch, and takes you through some of the most scenic locations in the country.
This is a fun and multi-cultural small group tour with a maximum of 22 passengers plus a driver guide per bus.
A highlight on tour is a visit to the iconic Milford Sound. We’ll drive along one of the most scenic alpine roads in the world and then cruise across the fjord to see towering Mitre Peak, rainforests, and waterfalls, as well as spot some amazing wildlife like Fur Seals, Penguins and Dolphins. Once we’ve snapped as many pics as we possibly can, it’s back to Queenstown, the party and adventure capital of the South Island. We’ve got a full day in Queenstown to take in the beautiful mountain scenery and plenty of outdoor activities!
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Our travellers often combine this trip with some of these trips:
Add to Package ($3,265.00)
Add to Package ($4,999.00)
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What To Bring
- Explore the golden sands of Abel Tasman National Park
- Hang out in the party and adventure capital of Queenstown
- Marvel at the West Coast’s glaciers and rainforests
- Sturdy walking shoes/boots,
- Warm clothing,
- Waterproof jacket,
- Hat & Sunscreen,
- Water bottle,
- Motion sickness tablets,
- Insect repellent
- Luggage is limited to one piece per person with a maximum weight of 20kg plus a day pack
- A basic level of fitness is required for medium-length walks
- Accommodation at Lake Aniwhenua, Blue Duck Station and Marahau (Abel Tasman) is specialist. All cabins are private, but facilities are shared.
- The new season twin share prices are updated to:NZD$3,895.00 per adult (starts Christchurch/Wellington)
NZD$3,845.00 per adult (starts Picton)
for booking September ’23 departures onwards.
Where will I sleep on tour?
Accommodation: High-quality twin share rooms are included. You’ll stay in comfy 3-4 star hotels for most of the nights and high country farm or scenic lodges close to waterfront or national park in our unique destinations. Hotel rooms are with ensuite, while shared facilities are in Strademark places.
You can choose to upgrade your accommodation to a solo-occupied private room (subject to availability).
What food is included on tour?
Meals: A mixture of cooked and continental breakfasts are included for every morning of your tour. We’ve also included other meals here and there, be sure to check your itinerary for details.
How do we travel around New Zealand?
Private Coach Transport. Take the pressure off, kick back, relax, soak up the scenery and let someone else do the driving. You’ll travel by private, air-conditioned bus.
What is the tour guide like?
Expect entertaining anecdotes, great recommendations, extra support and local insider knowledge from your charismatic guide. They know every inch of this country. You can’t get this from a google search!
What age group joins this tour?
Most travelers on our Journey Tours are aged between 20-50 although we have no maximum age because we believe age doesn’t matter – it’s all about attitude!