Looking to really get to know New Zealand's South Island? These 15 to 20-day self-drive road trips are just the ticket. Take your time as you travel to the best parts of New Zealand's South Island; including Mt Cook, Dunedin, Twizel, Doubtful Sound, Queenstown, Christchurch and more. Want to custom make your New Zealand tour itinerary or make changes to a suggested itinerary? Just get in touch with our New Zealand specialists and we can make it happen.
Beginning with an Akaroa Harbour Nature cruise which takes you out to see the world’s smallest and rarest dolphin this tour has something for everyone. From there head further south to Dunedin enjoy the unique flora and fauna of New Zealand all the way. Experience the ‘Sound of Silence’ with an overnight cruise in the remote untouched wilderness of Doubtful Sound. And of course, no South Island trip is complete without time spent in the alpine playground of Queenstown. Finally, marvel at the west coast then board the world-famous Tranz Alpine Scenic Train back to Christchurch.