Kea 7 Day South Island Tour

7 days / 6 nights
From NZ$4,290 per person Double / Twin Share
Double / Twin Share

This one-of-a-kind 7 day New Zealand South Island tour takes you on a wonderful journey from Queenstown. The first stop is Milford Sound where you’ll take a cruise on the picturesque sound against the backdrop of the iconic Mitre Peak.

Then we travel on to Wanaka, experience the West Coast’s rainforests, the jaw dropping Franz Josef Glacier and the Punakaiki Pancake Rocks. Finally, our journeys finishes in Christchurch after a stunning journey over the Southern Alps.

A short tour that will leave you with memories that last a lifetime.

Highlights

  • Walk in the great outdoors in Fiordland, Mt Aspiring, Tai Poutini Westland and Arthur’s Pass National Parks
  • Explore the gold mining history of Arrowtown
  • View the Great Southern Lakes of Wakatipu, Wanaka and Hawea
  • Stroll in the Haast Pass mountain beech forests
  • See the magical Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier
  • Walk through native New Zealand rainforests and experience the powerful blow holes at the Punakaiki Pancake rocks
  • Drive the Otira Gorge highway to the settlement of Arthur’s Pass, viewing kea birds and mountain terrain

Departure Dates

24 Oct, 7 Nov (limited), 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 5 Dec, 26 Dec, 2 Jan 2020, 16 Jan

Day 1:  Queenstown - Milford Sound
After meeting everybody in Queenstown today is all about the one and only Milford Sound, we follow the shores of the great southern lakes before heading into the heart of Fiordland National Park on the spectacular Milford Road.  Everything you’ve heard is true, this is unreal countryside.

  • Comfortable air conditioned coach transport (max 18 travellers)
  • Accommodation chosen for its quality and 'sense of place'
  • 1 Scenic Flight over Milford Sound and Fiordland
  • 1 Scenic Cruise around Milford Sound
  • Daily breakfasts

 

Queenstown:     Bike the Bridges Half Day Tour
                              The Basin Explorer Full Day Bike Tour
                              Boutique Wine Tour
                              Dart River Jet Boat Wilderness Experience
                              Routeburn Track Day Hike
                              Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Scenic Tour
                              TSS Earnslaw Steamship Cruise with BBQ Lunch or Dinner
                              Kawarau or Shotover River Jet

Wanaka:              Lake Cruise & Island Nature Walk

Franz Josef:         Glacier Heli Hike or Heli Flight with Snow Landing
                              Okarito Eco Tour

Punakaiki:            Underworld Rafting
                              Charleston Glowworm Caves Tour
                              The Red Deer Journey through Awakari Valley

Christchurch:      Akaroa Harbour Cruise or Swim with the Dolphins     
                        
                                 
 

                     

 

Description & Highlights

This one-of-a-kind 7 day New Zealand South Island tour takes you on a wonderful journey from Queenstown. The first stop is Milford Sound where you’ll take a cruise on the picturesque sound against the backdrop of the iconic Mitre Peak.

Then we travel on to Wanaka, experience the West Coast’s rainforests, the jaw dropping Franz Josef Glacier and the Punakaiki Pancake Rocks. Finally, our journeys finishes in Christchurch after a stunning journey over the Southern Alps.

A short tour that will leave you with memories that last a lifetime.

Itinerary

Day 1:  Queenstown - Milford Sound
After meeting everybody in Queenstown today is all about the one and only Milford Sound, we follow the shores of the great southern lakes before heading into the heart of Fiordland National Park on the spectacular Milford Road.  Everything you’ve heard is true, this is unreal countryside.

Included In Package

  • Comfortable air conditioned coach transport (max 18 travellers)
  • Accommodation chosen for its quality and 'sense of place'
  • 1 Scenic Flight over Milford Sound and Fiordland
  • 1 Scenic Cruise around Milford Sound
  • Daily breakfasts

 

Optional Extras

Queenstown:     Bike the Bridges Half Day Tour
                              The Basin Explorer Full Day Bike Tour
                              Boutique Wine Tour
                              Dart River Jet Boat Wilderness Experience
                              Routeburn Track Day Hike
                              Glenorchy Lord of the Rings Scenic Tour
                              TSS Earnslaw Steamship Cruise with BBQ Lunch or Dinner
                              Kawarau or Shotover River Jet

Wanaka:              Lake Cruise & Island Nature Walk

Franz Josef:         Glacier Heli Hike or Heli Flight with Snow Landing
                              Okarito Eco Tour

Punakaiki:            Underworld Rafting
                              Charleston Glowworm Caves Tour
                              The Red Deer Journey through Awakari Valley

Christchurch:      Akaroa Harbour Cruise or Swim with the Dolphins     
                        
                                 
 

                     

 

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