This Road Trip is an 8 Day Scenic exploration of the South Island's iconic locations. Visit Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, Mt Cook National Park, a World Heritage Site. In the adventure packed town of Queenstown you take a ride on the famous Shotover Jet Boat. The head to Te Anau & Fiordland National Park for a cruise on Milford Sound. Head through Wanaka to the The West Coast Glaciers and then board the TranzAlpine scenic train to cross the incredible Southern Alps to make you way back to Christchurch.
A 13-day loop of New Zealand's South Island from Christchurch this tour takes you to Mt Cook, the Southern Lakes and along the rugged West Coast. Experience Milford Sound, Queenstown and explore the wildlife on the Otago Peninsula. With plenty of two night stays you won't feel rushed and have plenty of time to soak up the true "kiwi culture" and hospitality of boutiue lodges and bed and breakfast's before ending your journey on the TranzAlpine Scenic Railway.
This South Island loop takes you along the coast between the South’s two largest cities, Christchurch and Dunedin. In Dunedin you have time to explore the unique wildlife of the Otago Peninsula, before continuing south to Te Anau, gateway to Milford Sound where you’ll cruise the length of the fiord. This 11 day tour wouldn’t be complete without 2 nights in the ‘Adventure Capital’ of Queenstown before you follow the Southern Alps north to Mt Cook National Park and back to Christchurch.
Travel south from the vibrant city of Auckland to the spectacular mountains and thrilling adventures of Queenstown. Along the way you’ll experience heartland New Zealand, including Hobbiton Movie Set & the cultural mecca of Rotorua plus the capital city Wellington. Then it's across to the South Island where you will enjoy opportunities for wildlife encounters in Kaikoura with a whale watch. Time to explore the inspiring city of Christchurch, then onto Mt Cook National Park before adventure in Queenstown and a trip to Milford Sound.
Explore the cities and scenery of both the North and South Islands on this 21 day extensive tour. In the North Island you’ll travel to the Maori cultural centre of Rotorua, pass the volcanic World Heritage site of Tongariro National Park and visit our two largest cities. After crossing to the South Island on the scenic Interisland Ferry, your itinerary takes you on a circuit of spectacular scenery. Highlights include the wildlife mecca of Kaikoura, Mt Cook National Park, the West Coast glaciers and a cruise on the pristine Milford Sound, just to name a few of the destinations you have to look forward to.
Starting in Christchurch, travelling into Mackenzie county and onto Mt Cook National Park. Then journey south via Queenstown to Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland National Park, another World Heritage site. From Te Anau you can take the day to drive the return trip along the stunning Milford Road to reach Milford Sound where you will take a scenic nature cruise. Then drive through Southland to Otago, stopping in Dunedin, the 'Edinburgh of the South' before heading back to Christchurch.
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.
A 5 day tour of the spectacular South Island. Visit Queenstown, explore Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers and finally enjoy the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey. A tour easily customisable to your own schedule.
Includes coach travel with Great Sights to Paihia and a tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, a full day adventure to Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach and a cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock.
New Zealand's South Island is the perfect touring destination. See our range of Road Trip ideas exploring the iconic locations and attractions. Queenstown, Milford Sound, Mt. Cook, Dunedin, Wanaka, Fox Glacier, Abel Tasman National Park, Kaikour and of course Christchurch are some of the most popular destinations and our experts can tailor-make itineraries for you.
The North Island offers such a diverse range of scenery and locations to explore. From Auckland, a world class city experience to the sub-tropical Bay of Islands. From Waitomo Caves to Hobbiton Movie set and the thermal parks & Maori culture of Rotorua. The wines of Hawkes Bay and the buzzing capital city of Wellington, the North Island makes for a great NZ Road trip.
Touring or Road Tripping the North & South Island together is like a double scoop ice cream with 2 of your favourite flavours. Deciding which one goes on top is the difficult bit. Luckily we have a team of passionate NZ Road trippers who can help you decide and plan a holiday that will never be licked! A great range of tour ideas from Auckland in the North to Queenstown in the south.
With lots of New Zealand Road Trip and Self Drive Tour ideas we are sure there is something to inspire you. However our speciality is in designing custom and tailor-made New Zealand vacation packages and itineraries. We have 100s of accommodation options from Bay of Islands in the North Island to Dunedin on the South Island, Napier in the East to Franz Josef in the West plus everywhere in-between.
Our NZ Road trips can include lots of great kiwi activities such as bungee jumping, horse riding, mountain biking, wildlife viewing and wine tasting. Of course there are also the great locations of Waitomo, Rotorua, Coromandel, Hobbiton Movie set, Taupo, Napier & Wellington City on the North island to Abel Tasman, Nelson & Marlborough, Kaikoura, Christchurch, Mt. Cook, Wanaka, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Fox Glacier, Franz Josef Glacier and Punakaiki on the South Island. so get started creating your own New Zealand Road trip - with our expert help of course. Contact us today.
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