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Explore the best of New Zealand on a South Island tailor-made itinerary

South Island New Zealand is renowned for amazing scenery, unique wildlife, and adventure activities. From the rugged peaks of Mount Cook National Park to the sparkling waters of Milford Sound, from the southern most city in the world to some of the finest beaches in the world we invite you to explore New Zealand's South Island on one of our tailor-made self drive vacation packages.
All our itineraries can include the must see locations such as Queenstown, Wanaka, Franz Josef or Fox Glacier, Kaikoura, Akaroa, Arthur's Pass and much much more. Activities such as walking and hiking, jet boating, scenic flights, overnight cruises, fishing, wildlife viewing and of course great food and wine can all be incorporated into your perfect holiday package. Our range of touring ideas will give you some wonderful inspiration and ideas but remember that we can customise or tailor make any itinerary to suit you precisely. To get started just contact the team of specialists today.

9 day Essential South Island
9 day Essential South Island

9 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Experience the essence of the South Island on this 9 day itinerary and marvel at the world-renowned scenery, with plenty of opportunities for you to immerse yourself in the beautiful wilderness.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$4,921.00 pp
8 day Southern Luxury Experience
8 day Southern Luxury Experience

8 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Luxury Lodges & hotels

Create special travel memories as you enjoy a taste of the diverse beauty of New Zealand's South Island. Visit iconic destinations and stay in beautiful luxury retreats in remarkable locations.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$5,407.00 pp
Classic 9 day Southern Alps
Classic 9 day Southern Alps

9 days self drive Queenstown to Queenstown
Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Start in Queenstown and tour the iconic attractions of the Southern Alps including the soaring peaks of Mt. Cook National Park on this spectacular touring itinerary.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$3,297.00 pp
9 Day Top of the South Island Rail Experience
9 Day Top of the South Island Rail Experience

9 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Hotel 4 star

Two unforgettable train journeys, one memorable vacation. Cross the Southern Alps and skirt the Pacific coastline on this stunning 9 day tour of the upper South Island.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$3,268.00 pp
Classic 13 day South Island Coast to Coast
Classic 13 day South Island Coast to Coast

13 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

See the best of the lower South Island, allowing time to explore and truly appreciate all the magnificent sights that you encounter including a sensational overnight cruise on Doubtful Sound.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$5,046.00 pp
South Island Scenic Rail, Flights & Cruise Tour
South Island Scenic Rail, Flights & Cruise Tour

13 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Hotel 4 star

Explore the beauty of the South Island from the air, sea, train & road. Scenic train journeys, historic aircraft and ships and a great selection of 4 star hotels in great locations.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$5,940.00 pp
South Island Natural Wonders
South Island Natural Wonders

20 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Take the opportunity to see wildlife that you can't see anywhere else in the world with this 20 day South Island tour. Rare yellow-eyed penguins, the elusive kiwi bird and much more awaits you.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$8,416.00 pp
7 Day Luxury Southern Lakes Adventure
7 Day Luxury Southern Lakes Adventure

7 days self drive Queenstown to Queenstown
Accommodation style: Luxury Lodges & hotels

Indulge yourself with extraordinary accommodations and experiences on this 7 day luxury South Island adventure and discover the incredible beauty of the Queenstown and Fiordland region.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$10,767.00 pp
12 Day South Island  Adventure
12 Day South Island Adventure

12 days self drive Queenstown to Queenstown
Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Experience New Zealand's South Island from a unique perspective on this 12 day adventure itinerary, enjoying distinctive hotel and lodge accommodation as you create unforgettable vacation memories.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$6,058.00 pp
Classic 9 day Southern Lakes
Classic 9 day Southern Lakes

9 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

See the full glory of the South Island with 9 amazing days exploring stunning locations and staying in memorable accommodations. From mountains, to fiords, to lakes, this itinerary has it all.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$3,246.00 pp
The Essential South Island National Parks Tour
The Essential South Island National Parks Tour

13 days self drive Queenstown to Queenstown
Accommodation style: Hotel 4 star

Prepare to be stunned by the natural beauty of the South Island. Your adventure takes in five national parks from alps to ocean with this truly memorable New Zealand wilderness experience.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$5,724.00 pp
Classic 8 day South Island Experience
Classic 8 day South Island Experience

8 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Discover the diversity of the South Island, its historic cities, and world-renowned national parks on this 8 day itinerary, including an unforgettable journey on the TranzAlpine scenic train.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$3,133.00 pp
22 Day South Island National Parks Grand Tour
22 Day South Island National Parks Grand Tour

22 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Hotel 4 star

With a massive 22 days to explore the South Island, this itinerary takes you to the South Island's National Parks to explore the amazing scenery and unique landscapes.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$9,187.00 pp
Southern Highlights including the Routeburn Track Guided Hike
Southern Highlights including the Routeburn Track Guided Hike

12 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Hotel 4 star

Enjoy a guided Great Walk hiking adventure, along with lots more extraordinary hiking experiences, including following in Sir Edmund Hillary's Everest training footsteps in Mt. Cook National Park.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$8,868.00 pp
The Ultimate Milford and Routeburn Hiking Adventure
The Ultimate Milford and Routeburn Hiking Adventure

18 days self drive Queenstown to Queenstown
Accommodation style: Hotel 4 star

Experience the ultimate New Zealand South Island hiking adventure with this 18 day tour that includes walks on the iconic Milford and Routeburn Tracks in Fiordland National Park.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$12,755.00 pp
14 Day Middle Earth Journey
14 Day Middle Earth Journey

14 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Hotel 4 star

Experience the awe-inspiring scenery of the South Island on this action-packed 14 day vacation. Wander through Middle Earth and visit locations from the Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit movies.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$6,416.00 pp
Southern Encounter including the Milford Track Guided Walk
Southern Encounter including the Milford Track Guided Walk

12 days self drive Queenstown to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Discover why the Milford Track is one of the finest hikes in the world, and explore the stunning natural beauty of the South Island on this 12 day unforgettable New Zealand vacation.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$7,664.00 pp
South Island Day Walks & Hikes
South Island Day Walks & Hikes

14 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Hotel 4 star

Discover New Zealand's South Island with this classic 7 day self drive touring itinerary, and enjoy some of the finest day walks in the country, set amongst miles of breathtaking landscape.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$5,381.00 pp
Lakes, Mountains and Glaciers South Island Classic
Lakes, Mountains and Glaciers South Island Classic

7 days self drive Christchurch to Christchurch
Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

From Christchurch explore Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area, the home of Mt Cook National Park, the lakeside alpine town of Queenstown, Mt. Aspiring National Park and the West Coast Glaciers.

Full details Enquire now price from NZ$2,310.00 pp