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The best tour of New Zealand's South Island, starting and ending in Christchurch, including the TranzAlpine train, Queenstown, Milford Sound cruise. Cruise enchanting Milford Sound, which is set deep in Fiordland National Park. Enjoy the views on one of the world's greatest rail journeys as you travel across New Zealand's Southern Alps. Map

Day 1. Arrive Christchurch
Arrive in Christchurch with the day at leisure.
Stay: Christchurch, Commodore Hotel. D

Mitre PeakDay 2. TranzAlpine Train, Franz Josef
Board the TranzAlpine train for New Zealand’s greatest rail adventure. Disembark at Arthur’s Pass and continue to Hokitika to see how Pounamu (jade) is carved into jewellery. Continue into Westland National Park and take in the dramatic terrain of Franz Josef Glacier. Check in to your luxury eco-resort before a four-course degustation dinner.
Stay Franz Josef Glacier, Te Waonui Forest Retreat. B, D

Day 3. Franz Josef, Haast, Queenstown, Freedom of Choice
Enjoy the incredible views as we drive through the stunning Haast River Valley to Queenstown. This evening, choose from a range of included dining options.
Two Night Stay: Novotel Queenstown Lakeside. B, D

Day 4. Queenstown, Freedom of Choice
Enjoy a choice of activities today. Perhaps embark on a Safari of the Scenes tour and visit local sites where the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy was filmed. Alternatively, you may prefer to take a ride on the famous Shotover Jet Boat. New Zealand is rightly famous for its wines, and a tour of the country’s premier wine producing region is a tempting choice. Other options available include a zip line ride alongside the Kawarau River; a forest and bird walk; a tour through Skipper’s Canyon; or a garden tour. B

Te AnauDay 5. Milford Sound, Te Anau

Enjoy the scenery as you journey along the Milford Road as it winds its way down the Eglinton and Hollyford valleys, then embark on a scenic cruise along the full length of Milford Sound. Continue to Te Anau and enjoy a special dinner featuring produce sourced from the surrounding Fiordland region.
Stay: Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas. B, D

Sunset New Zeeland LakeDay 6. Te Anau, Dunedin, Freedom of Choice

Travel via the small towns of Lumsden and Gore to Dunedin. This afternoon, discover Dunedin by selecting your included activity. Options include a visit to Larnach Castle, or a journey on the historic Taieri Gorge Railway.
Stay: Scenic Hotel Dunedin City. B

Day 7. Mt Cook, Freedom of Choice

Mt Cook is the highest peak of Australasia. Discover this spectacular region with a choice of activities. Perhaps visit The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre, or take a guided walk. During the summer months, get up-close to icebergs on the Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake.
Stay: The Hermitage, Mt Cook. B

Day 8. Lake Tekapo, Christchurch

Today, travel to picturesque Lake Tekapo. Visit the tiny Church of the Good Shepherd, before continuing to Christchurch. This evening, enjoy a delicious Farewell Dinner.
Stay: Rydges Latimer Christchurch. B, D

Day 9. Depart Christchurch

Transfer to Christchurch airport for your onward flight. B
The Package
Tour Highlights:

  • Ride on the famous Tranz Alpine train
  • Marvel at the impressive icy contours of Franz Josef Glacier
  • See spectacular Milford Sound, where you’ll enjoy a cruise that explores the full length of this pristine fiord
  • Discover Australasia’s highest peak at Mt Cook National Park

Tour Includes:

  • Dedicated Tour Director and professional Driver
  • Travel aboard a spacious, luxurious coach
  • 8 nights accommodation
  • 8 Full Breakfasts & 7 Dinners
  • Arrival and departure transfers in New Zealand
  • The additional services of expert local guides in select locations
  • All sightseeing, excursions and entrance fees as outlined
Departure Dates


JAN: 14, 18, 28
FEB: 1, 3, 8, 13, 18, 25
MAR: 1, 6, 11, 15, 18, 29
APR: 5, 15, 22, 29
MAY: 20; Jul 15
AUG: 12
SEP: 9, 16, 23, 30
OCT: 7

Prices startingFrom
  USD Price starting from
10/15/2017 - 03/29/2018 $3,695*
  USD Price starting from
04/05/2018 - 04/29/2018 $3,550*
  USD Price starting from
05/20/2018 - 08/12/2018 $3,395*
  USD Price starting from
09/09/2018 - 09/23/2018 $3,550*
  USD Price starting from
09/30/2018 - 10/07/2018 $3,695*

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