Te Waipounamu is the Māori name for the larger of New Zealand's two main islands.  The South Island, affectionately referred to as the Mainland by its inhabitants, is nearly one third larger than the North however less than one quarter of the population lives there. Read more about how you can experience the South Island on a New Zealand Group Tour.

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South Island
3 & 4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
22 Dec 2019

This 10-day South Island small group tour takes you on a circuit of spectacular mountains, lakes, rivers, glaciers, waterfalls and rainforests. You'll visit Christchurch, Queenstown, Lake Wanaka, Lake Tekapo, the Mackenzie Country, and Franz Josef, plus you’ll get to take one of the world’s greatest train rides!

Designed for those 35+ with 3-4 star accommodation

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From $4049
per person twin share
Provider
Location
South Island
3 & 4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Wellington
Next Departure
06 Jan 2020

Spend 12 glorious days in New Zealand's South Island on a small group tour with an expert local guide. Leaving from Wellington, you'll cross the Cook Strait to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, then venture into the majestic Southern Alps and the adventure playground of Queenstown.

Designed for those 35+ with 3-4 star accommodation

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From $4849
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Location
South Island
3.5 to 4 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Wellington
Next Departure
09 Jan 2020

Welcome to Middle-earth! Many people have dreamed about Middle Earth, and these Lord of the Rings tours takes the dream and makes it a reality. This Lord of the Rings tour will take you from the capital Wellington to New Zealand’s adventure capital Queenstown. On the way, you will discover captivating scenery, visit unique filming locations, meet characters involved in the making of the films, and experience a whirlwind adventure through Middle-earth.

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From $4900
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