Summary

NZ Southern Explorer

7 daysDepart 30 Jan 2022Return 06 Feb 2022
Total $1,702.74
4  x fortnightly from $425.68
17  x weekly from $100.16

NZ Southern Explorer

Christchurch, NZ

Looking for a relaxing holiday beside a pool? This trip isn’t for you. We’re turning the adrenaline up to full volume and hitting NZ’s South Island ready for action. From mountain biking, and cruising Milford Sound, to optional activities such as heli-hiking, bungy jumping, jetboating, swinging through canyons, and skydiving. And as the sun sets get ready to kick on in Queenstown; the party capital of NZ. 

Inclusions

  • 6 nights / 7 days tour
  • 4 nights twin share in hotel, 1 night in a lodge & 1 night in a hostel 
  • 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 2 dinners (see itinerary for more details)
  • Visit Hokitika and Lake Matheson
  • Stay in the scenic Franz Josef region
  • Scenic cruise on Milford Sound (including lunch)
  • Mountain biking excursion in Arrowtown
  • All transport. 

Travel Validity

Valid for Departures

  • 16 Dec 2021
  • 30 Jan 2022

Itinerary & Map

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Day 1: Christchurch to Fox Glacier

Our trip kicks off in Christchurch, and enroute to Fox Glacier, we'll make a pit stop by the stunning Lake Matheson. If the weather is good we’ll see NZ’s highest mountains reflected in the mirror-like water.

Inclusions

  • Dinner.
Day 2: Fox Glacier to Queenstown

Our trip kicks off in Christchurch, and enroute to Fox Glacier, we'll make a pit stop by the stunning Lake Matheson. If the weather is good we’ll see NZ’s highest mountains reflected in the mirror-like water.

Inclusions

  • Breakfast.
Day 3: Queenstown

Queenstown is adrenaline central. You could try bungy jumping, a canyon swing, skydiving, hiking or the skyline gondola. And if you’ve built up an appetite after all that adventure, don't miss Fergburger, Queenstown's famous burger joint. The queues are worth it.

Inclusions

  • Breakfast
Day 4: Queenstown via Milford Sound

We're headed to the unbelievable beauty of New Zealand's southwestern fjords for a cruise through Milford Sound. We’ll pass by thundering waterfalls and beneath towering cliffs for Insta-worthy pics. Keep watch for the resident seals and dolphins. 

Inclusions

  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Cruise to Milford Sound.
Day 5: Queenstown

Our last day in Queenstown. We’d recommend signing up for a jet boat ride, or some rafting (both optional). For dinner, it’s hard to go past pizzas at Winnie's, before a final night out on the town. 

Inclusions

  • Breakfast.
Day 6: Queenstown to Lake Ohau

Hop on a bike and pedal past mountains, lakes, and rivers in Arrowtown, on the most spectacular ride on the Queenstown Trail. Your ride will see you crossing the 80-metre suspension bridge, with stunning views over the local farmland. 

Inclusions

  • Breakfast and dinner.
Day 7: Lake Ohau to Christchurch

Hop on a bike and pedal past mountains, lakes, and rivers in Arrowtown, on the most spectacular ride on the Queenstown Trail. Your ride will see you crossing the 80-metre suspension bridge, with stunning views over the local farmland. 

Inclusions

  • Breakfast
  • Visit a real working farm.
Exclusions
  • Services & optional activities outside of what is mentioned in the itinerary
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Other personal expenses and drinks with meals.
Terms and Conditions
  • Must be over 18 years
  • Maximum group size: 30
  • Tour starts and ends in Christchurch
  • Solo travellers will be accommodated in a twin room with a traveller of the same gender 
  • Please see itinerary for detailed day to day tour information
  • Optional activities include heli-hike at fox glacier & skydiving, bungy jumping, jet boating, & rafting in Queenstown. These activities are payable direct to your tour guide. 
  • Travel insurance is compulsory for all guests on this tour (not included).