8 nights accommodation
Milford Sound Cruise
Stewart Island ferry (one-way)
Guided tour of Stewart Island
UTC Sight Saver Voucher Booklet
All transfers and coaching as per the itinerary (seat-in
8 days rental car with basic insurance, unlimited mileage
and road maps (self-drive)
DAY 1 - ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH
On arrival at Christchurch Airport you will be met and transferred
to your hotel. (Self-drive passengers collect your rental
car for your exclusive use until the end of the tour package).
DAY 2 - CHRISTCHURCH QUEENSTOWN (490 KMS)
Travel across the Canterbury Plains, the pass through the
rural towns of Geraldine and Fairlie to reach Lake Tekapo.
Continue south to the small town of Twizel and pass through
the Kawarau Gorge to arrive in Queenstown early evening.
DAY 3 - QUEENSTOWN
A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available.
Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting,
gondola rides and much more.
DAY 4 - QUEENSTOWN MILFORD SOUND TE ANAU
An early start as you follow Lake Wakatipu via Kingston arriving
at Te Anau for morning tea break. From there you enter Fiordland
National Park. Travel through beech forest, passing majestic
mountains. On through the Homer Tunnel in time to board your
catamaran for the Milford Sound cruise. You will pass Mitre
Peak, the highest mountain in the world to rise vertically
from the sea. View the Stirling and Bowen Falls as you cruise
out to the Tasman Sea. Return to the pier and reboard you
coach to Te Anau.
DAY 5 - TE ANAU INVERCARGILL STEWART ISLAND
Depart Te Anau this morning and travel through the town of
Gore to reach Invercargill, New Zealands southernmost
city. You will be transferred to Bluff to collect the Stewart
Island ferry. On arrival in Oban on Stewart Island, you will
enjoy a guided tour of the island by mini coach. The remainder
of the day is at your leisure.
DAY 6 - STEWART ISLAND INVERCARGILL
Today is at your leisure on Stewart Island until check in
for your return flight to Invercargill (one way flight included).
There are many optional wildlife cruises and walks in this
untouched natural area that you may wish to take (optional
activities not included). On arrival in Invercargill you will
be transferred to your accommodation.
DAY 7 - INVERCARGILL DUNEDIN (220 KMS)
Today we travel to Dunedin, the Edinburgh of the South.
The rest of the day is free for optional sightseeing such
as visiting the Royal Albatross Colony, a Monarch Wildlife
Cruise to see the Yellow Eyed Penguins, a Larnach Castle Tour
or Taieri Gorge Train ride.
DAY 8 - DUNEDiN CHRISTCHURCH (365 KMS)
Depart this morning for Oamaru and Timaru before crossing
the Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch.
DAY 9 - DEPART CHRISTCHURCH
Early this morning a Hot Air Balloon ride is suggested
if time permits. Transfer to the airport for your departure
flight. (Self-drivers return your car directly to the airport)