20 days / 19 nights
From NZ$7,121 pp
    • Starting in Auckland with time to truly explore the region’s natural features this tour then travels through the heart of the North Island by scenic train. The South Island beckons with a host of natural and scenic locations and inclusions. From Abel Tasman National Park's beaches to Kaikoura's whales to the West Coast's unique Glaciers and geology, the diversity is outstanding.   In the deep-south you’ll discover the wildlife of the Otago Peninsula and spend a night in the remote Doubtful Sound before returning to Queenstown.

      Accommodation:  Boutique lodges & hotels


      • Interislander ferry crossing
      • 2 Rail excursions
      • Otago Peninsula Wildlfe Tour & Larnach Castle
      • Visit a high country Sheep Station
      • LOTR Safari of the Scenes Tour
      • Doubtful Sound Cruise
      • Helicopter Flight

    • Day 1: Arrive in Auckland 

      Day 2: Explore Auckland 'The City of Sails' 

      Day 3: Explore the best of the city in the morning and this afternoon indulge in the local food and wine 

      Day 4: Auckland to Wellington on the Northern Explorer scenic train

      Day 5: Explore the capital Wellington City 

      Day 6: Catch the Interislander Ferry to the South Island then drive to Abel Tasman National Park 

      Day 7: Explore Abel Tasman National Park 

      Day 8: Pass through the Nelson Lakes region and onto the Inland Route via Murchison which leads you to Kaikoura 

      Day 9: Head south through North Canterbury to Christchurch 

      Day 10: Christchurch to Greymouth on the TranzAlpine Scenic Train, then onto Punakaiki 

      Day 11: Drive south along the stunning West Coast Road with its rugged coastline and mountain backdrop 

      Day 12: Get up close to the glaciers on a spectacular scenic flight 

      Day 13: Travel the spectacular Haast Pass to Wanaka, then take the Crown Range Road to Queenstown 

      Day 14: Explore the beautiful scenery of Queenstown and sample the amazing range of activities on offer 

      Day 15
      : Today explore the film locations from the Lord of the Rings, then tonight cruise across Lake Wakatipu for dinner 

      Day 16: Travel to Doubtful Sound for your overnight cruise 

      Day 17: Enjoy todays drive through Central Otago to Dunedin 

      Day 18: A day to explore the wildlife and history of Otago Peninsula 

      Day 19: Return to Queenstown from Dunedin 

      Day 20: Depart for home

      This tour package can be customised to suit your needs

      • Rental car with GPS, unlimited kms, airport/ferry terminal fees, additional drivers
      • Accommodation for 19 nights staying in Boutique lodges & hotels
      • Daily Breakfast
      • Train & Airport private transfers
      • Interislander Ferry Crossing
      • Northern Explorer Scenic Train from Auckland to Wellington
      • TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch to Greymouth
      • Taste of Auckland full day tour
      • Otago Peninsula Wildlife Premier tour including Larnach Castle
      • TSS Earnslaw cruise & dinner at Walter Peak high country farm
      • Safari of the Scenes Wakatipu Basin tour
      • Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise
      • Twin Glaciers Scenic Helicopter Flight
    • Auckland        America's Cup Sailing Experience 
        Waiheke Island Hop on Hop off Tour
      Wellington Walking Gourmet Food Tour
        Lord of the Rings Half Day tour
      Abel Tasman     Scenic Cruise & Walk Open Day Pass
        Beaches, Bays & Seals Guided Sea Kayaking Trip
        Split Apple Kayak, Seals & Walk Day Trip
      Hanmer Springs        Thermal Pools & Spa
        Jet the Gorge
        4 Wheel Quad Bikes
      Kaikoura Whale Watch by Sea or Air
      Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools
      Queenstown Shotover Canyon River Board Adventure
        Appellation Boutique Wine Tour


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