Take in the natural beauty of the South Island on this self-drive discovery. From the stunning Southern Alps to the breathtaking Franz Josef Glacier to the Scottish-style city of Dunedin – discover all you can about this amazing island.
Collect your car in Christchurch and then travel across the patchwork fields of the Canterbury Plains towards the Southern Alps and across to the West Coast. (BD)
Journey down the West Coast to the Franz Josef Glacier. If you book the optional sightseeing package, you’ll enjoy a guided half-day valley walk and glacier pools.
Continue south past Fox Glacier and over the Haast Pass. Enjoy the beautiful scenery en route to Queenstown. Full day free to explore.
Drive to the lakeside resort of Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland, a great wilderness area of rugged coastline and rainforest.
Scenic drive through typical ‘Lord of the Rings’ country to Catlins Coast, a region boasting rainforests and diverse wildlife. (B)
Continue to the Scottish-style university city of Dunedin with time to explore and visit the wildlife sanctuaries on the Otago Peninsula.
Take the coastal road north, past Moeraki Boulders and head inland to the base of awe-inspiring Mount Cook and the shores of Lake Tekapo.
Your tour ends on arrival in Christchurch where you’ll drop off your car by the same time you picked it up.
Holiday Price Overview
Sightseeing as specified
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Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
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