Mountain Melody

7 Days / 6 Nights
From NZ$2,029 per person Per Person, Twin Share
Per Person, Twin Share

Enjoy the South Island's spectacular alpine landscape on your journey from Christchurch through the alps to the glaciers and down to the Southern Lakes region  

Highlights

  • West Coast Rainforest & Glaciers
  • Stunning Lake Wanaka
  • World famous Milford Sound
  • Mt Cook National Park

Departure Dates

Daily departures

Day 1:  Christchurch - Glaciers
Board the TranzAlpine train to travel to the West Coast.  Continue by coach to the glaciers.

Day 2:  At the Glaciers
Today is at your leisure for optional excursions onto the glacier by foot or by helicopter, or for bush walks.

Day 3:  Glaciers - Wanaka
Scenic journey to Wanaka, a lively town with a pristine alpine lake at its doorstep.

Day 4:  Wanaka - Queenstown
Morning at leisure.  Travel through the rugged Kawarau Gorge to Queenstown in the afternoon.

Day 5:  Queenstown - Milford Sound - Queenstown
Take in the wonders of Milford Sound and Mitre Peak onboard a scenic cruise, returning to Queenstown by evening.

Day 6:  At Queenstown
A day at leisure to enjoy Queenstown. Your tour includes Skyline Gondola.

Day 7:  Queenstown - Mt Cook - Christchurch
Travel over the Lindis Pass, cross the spectacular Mackenzie Country to Aoraki Mt Cook National Park, and on to Christchurch.

  • Transport & Accommodation
  • TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch to Greymouth
  • Milford Sound Cruise including lunch   
  • Queenstown Gondola
  • Taste of New Zealand Buffet at Skyline Restaurant, Queenstown
  • Guided walk to Glacier terminus
  • Helicopter flight with snow landing
  • Shotover Jet, Queenstown
  • Breakfasts, extra nights, airport transfers

Description & Highlights

Enjoy the South Island's spectacular alpine landscape on your journey from Christchurch through the alps to the glaciers and down to the Southern Lakes region  

Itinerary

Day 1:  Christchurch - Glaciers
Board the TranzAlpine train to travel to the West Coast.  Continue by coach to the glaciers.

Day 2:  At the Glaciers
Today is at your leisure for optional excursions onto the glacier by foot or by helicopter, or for bush walks.

Day 3:  Glaciers - Wanaka
Scenic journey to Wanaka, a lively town with a pristine alpine lake at its doorstep.

Day 4:  Wanaka - Queenstown
Morning at leisure.  Travel through the rugged Kawarau Gorge to Queenstown in the afternoon.

Day 5:  Queenstown - Milford Sound - Queenstown
Take in the wonders of Milford Sound and Mitre Peak onboard a scenic cruise, returning to Queenstown by evening.

Day 6:  At Queenstown
A day at leisure to enjoy Queenstown. Your tour includes Skyline Gondola.

Day 7:  Queenstown - Mt Cook - Christchurch
Travel over the Lindis Pass, cross the spectacular Mackenzie Country to Aoraki Mt Cook National Park, and on to Christchurch.

Included In Package

  • Transport & Accommodation
  • TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch to Greymouth
  • Milford Sound Cruise including lunch   
  • Queenstown Gondola

Optional Extras

  • Taste of New Zealand Buffet at Skyline Restaurant, Queenstown
  • Guided walk to Glacier terminus
  • Helicopter flight with snow landing
  • Shotover Jet, Queenstown
  • Breakfasts, extra nights, airport transfers
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