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10 Day New Zealand South Island Tour from Christchurch to Punakaiki


10 days, 1 country and 7 cities


9 nights


9 Breakfasts, 1 Be My Guest, 1 Lunch, 5 Dinners, 1 Regional Dinner, 1 Farewell Dinner


Just like the name suggests, this New Zealand South Island tour showcases this spectacular island in-depth. Find yourself exploring South Island’s cities, gliding across Milford Sound, exploring the rugged beauty of the wild West Coast, topped off with the TranzAlpine train and beyond in 10 incredible days.

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10 days itinerary trip from Christchurch to Christchurch visiting 1 country and 7 cities

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About this trip

Sightseeing highlights

Explore Lake Manapouri around Pomona Island, and a brewery in Greymouth with a Local Specialist

Discover Christchurch and Dunedin 

Visit Franz Josef/Waiau, historic Arrowtown, and the Pancake Rocks and Blowholes at Punakaiki

View the Southern Alps from the TranzAlpine train

See spectacular sights in Fiordland National Park

Scenic Cruise on Milford Sound, and Lake Wakatipu

Travel highlights

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An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

Porterage where hotels provide this service

Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals

Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

All land transport shown. All transfers shown

Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

Optional Experiences and free time


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