New Zealand is one of the top holiday countries in the world with its clean green natural image, scenery, adventure, culture, friendly people and value for money. See for yourself why New Zealand is often rated as one of the best tourist destinations.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Christchurch
On arrival at Christchurch, 'The Garden City', seat in coach passengers will be met by our local representative and privately transferred to your hotel. Self drive passengers will collect your rental car at the airport and drive to your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Christchurch To Dunedin
Travel south across the Canterbury Plains to reach the Scottish influenced city of Dunedin, renowned for the local wildlife and Otago University. Overnight stay at hotel.
Travel from Christchurch to Dunedin
Fly to Dunedin
Fly to Queenstown, bus
Day 3: Dunedin To Queenstown
Travel to Queenstown this afternoon. For seat in coach passengers, this will start with a train journey through the Taieri Gorge to Pukerangi, then continue by coach following old gold-mining trails. Overnight stay at hotel.
Travel from Dunedin to Queenstown
Day 4: Milford Sound
Follow the southern arm of Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden, and onward to Lake Te Anau. Enter the Eglinton Valley and travel through the breath taking man made Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls. Return to Queenstown. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5: Leisure At Queenstown
A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more. Optional activities not included in the tour price.
Day 6: Queenstown To Glacier Region
Travel along the shores of Lakes Wanaka and Hawea to the Haast Pass. Continue up the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges, native forests and lakes to the glacier region of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers.
Travel from Queenstown to Fox Glacier
Bus InterCity Coachlines
Day 7: Glacier Region To Christchurch
Travel north to Greymouth today and board the TranzAlpine train (seat in coach passengers only). Ascend through lush beech forests past the alpine village of Arthur's Pass before crossing the spectacular Southern Alps. Travel over the Canterbury Plains to reach 'the garden city' of Christchurch.
Day 8: Departure
Your tour conclude today with a departure transfer.