What’s it like to be in the southern edge of the world? This 14-day sojourn to New Zealand’s South Island lets you discover the country’s most dramatic and awe-inspiring sceneries. From the pristine coastline of The Catlins to the enchanting national parks of Stewart Island and Fiordland, this 2-week tour gives you enough memorable activities against beautiful backdrops from Mother Nature.
Find unparalleled stargazing opportunities at Lake Tekapo, hike to the country’s highest peak, get close to a glacier and maybe some penguins too. New Zealand’s rich biodiversity and jaw-dropping natural wonders are predominantly featured in this carefully curated tour of the South Island’s Great South.
Christchurch: before you immerse yourself in many of South Island’s dramatic sceneries, you can kick off your self-guided tour in its largest city strolling at the beautiful Botanic Gardens, looking at the Gothic Revival buildings at the Arts Centre, or going on a chairlift ride at Christchurch Adventure Park.
Lake Tekapo: a three-hour drive from Christchurch, Lake Tekapo is part of the UNESCO Dark Sky Reserve (restricts artificial light pollution), which means it makes for the perfect spot for stargazing!
Mt Cook: hike on the highest mountain of New Zealand or climb above the Tasman Glacier
Dunedin’s Larnach Castle & Gardens: this popular New Zealand attraction in one of the best-preserved Victorian and Edwardian cities in the Southern Hemisphere, offers a look into Victorian living and possesses an exquisite garden.
Kaka Point, The Catlins: with its sweeping seaside setting and beautiful bush walk, KP will inspire and let you slow down as you take in the remarkable natural scenery and wildlife.
Stewart Island: time to put away the car keys and take a flight to the country’s third largest island where Rakiura National Park is located. It’s home to the brown kiwi bird, blue penguins, and the rare yellow-eyed penguins.
Milford Sound Cruise including picnic lunch: this UNESCO-listed fiord in South Island is known for its waterfalls, lush rainforests, and dramatic mountains. It’s home to penguins and fur sea colonies.
Pricing featured is based on 2 adults sharing and priced as per person in Australian Dollars. Pricing is correct at the time of submission but is subject to change without notice.
Valid for travel from 01 Oct 2023 to 31 Mar 2024 and valid for sale until 31 Dec 2023 unless sold out prior. Seasonal surcharges and blockout dates apply including special events and holiday periods.
Hand-picked hotels will be advised at time of quoting and will be confirmed at time of booking.
Car hire with Europcar is based on a Mitsubishi ASX Auto with pick up from Christchurch Airport (Day 1) from 9am and drop off at Queenstown Airport (Day 12) by 4pm. Europcar rental conditions and excess policy applies.
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