10 Day South Island Explorer

From NZD $2,199.00
  • Duration: 10 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: PXP8XR

New Zealand’s South Island is a place of breathtaking beauty. It’s home to Queenstown, the Milford Sound, Lake Tekapo and our incredible glacier country, and so much more. There’s no better time to explore it when our NZ border is open to everyone! With the snow-covered mountains, copper-blue lakes, and unbeatable nightlife, you’ll spend 10 days exploring it all with us while creating unforgettable memories. Summer is coming…so let’s make sure we embrace it!


Things to Look Forward to


- Experience the most beautiful scenic drives through the Haast Pass, Arthur’s Pass, and up to the stunning ‘8th wonder of the world’ Milford Sound

- Enjoy learning about the mythology and technique behind traditional Maori carving, before supporting you through the creation process. Leave with your own hand-made necklace 

- 2hr stargazing experience & exclusive night-time use of the Tekapo Hot Springs (optional add on)

- 2hr boat cruise through Milford Sound. You'll get up-close views of the impressive fiord and will be within touching distance of the stunning waterfalls and local wildlife

- Enjoy 3 nights in Queenstown! Most of your stay here will be free time for you to explore the adventure capital of the world

- Enjoy a guided tour of Skippers Canyon via the infamous Skippers Road followed by the thrilling jet boat ride through the most dramatic canyons of the Shotover river (optional add on)

- Glide effortlessly across Lake Mapourika in a kayak taking in the panoramic views of the Southern Alps, colossal glaciers, and untouched Jurassic rainforest (optional add on)

- Explore Arrowtown, New Zealand's historic gold-mining town aka the kiwi ‘Wild West’

- Visit our soutyh islands surfer paradise, Westport and try out a surf lesson or board rental (optional add on)

- Experience our highest mountain, Mt Cook, and the famous Sir Edmond Hillary Centre


Included:

- ALL transport

- ALL accommodation (twin share)

- 9 x Breakfasts 

- 5 x Dinners

- 2 x Lunches

- Milford Sound boat cruise

- Carve your own Maori 'Pounamu' greenstone work shop


TOURS START SUNDAY 9:00AM IN CHRISTCHURCH

TOURS FINISH FOLLOWING TUESDAY 2:00PM IN NELSON

  

**FLIGHTS TO CHRISTCHURCH ARE NOT INCLUDED**

You will need to meet us in Christchurch at 9am at Jailhouse Backpackers on the first day.