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New Zealand: 9 Day South Island Tour

Activity provider: Kiwi Experience

New Zealand: 9 Day South Island Tour

Activity provider: Kiwi Experience

From US$ 1,151.07 per person

Experience spectacular scenery on this 9-day South Island adventure that starts and finishes in the diverse city of Christchurch.

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Duration 9 days
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 16 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Accommodation included
  • Breakfast included
  • Activities included
  • Local Kiwi guide
Full description

Day 1 - Christchurch to Lake Tekapo Marvel at the stars at the Dark Sky Project, Lake Tekapo. Visit The Church of the Good Shepherd. Hike up Mount John for panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and lakes. Day 2 - Lake Tekapo to Mount Cook (return) Spend the day at Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park. Hike the Hooker Valley Track to Hooker Lake. Day 3 - Lake Tekapo to Queenstown Enjoy a buffet dinner with panoramic views of Queenstown at the Skyline Stratosphere Restaurant (At your own expense). Day 4 - Queenstown free day Have the whole day to yourself and explore the wonders of Queenstown. Day 5 - Queenstown to Glenorchy day trip Cruise past the lake, soaking up the views, and onto Glenorchy for some short walks. Day 6 - Queenstown to Wanaka Roys Peak hike (6-hour return). Take in breathtaking views over Lake Wānaka (only accessible from November to May). Mt Iron hike (alternative to Roys Peak) that provides 360-degree views of The Pisa range. Visit the famous Wanaka tree. Day 7 - Wanaka to Franz Josef Thunder Creek falls in Mt Aspiring National Park. Head to Lake Matheson, famous for mirror views of Aoraki/Mount Cook. Day 8 - Franz Josef Design and carve your own Greenstone jewelry in a West Coast workshop (included). Walk the Glacier valley walk in Franz Josef

Day 9 - Franz Josef to Christchurch Take a scenic hike across Arthurs Pass, walk the Castle Hill track, and visit Devils Punchbowl waterfalls.

Includes
  • 9 nights of dorm accommodation
  • 9 x breakfasts
  • Local Kiwi guide
  • Dark Sky Project, Lake Tekapo
  • The Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park
  • Roys Peak hike shuttle
  • Glenorchy & Lake Wakatipu tour
  • Thunder Creek Falls
  • Lake Matheson
  • Glacier valley walk in Franz Josef
  • Scenic hikes across Arthurs Pass
  • Devils Punchbowl and Castle Hill
  • Travel insurance
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Children under 18 years
  • People over 95 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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What to bring

  • Passport

Product ID: 390770