This 9 day trip showcases the breathtaking scenic wonders of the South Island. Travel in a comfortable coach and explore Franz Josef National Park, glide along the waters of Milford Sound, experience the TranzAlpine train journey, renowned as one of the great train journeys of the world.
Begin your journey across the South Island's best regions with a magical ride on the famous TranzAlpine railway. Soaring peaks, ribbon-like rivers of emerald green and deep, rocky gorges set a precedent for a truly unforgettable Kiwi touring holiday. Travel by luxury coach across the South Island's best region.
This itinerary is for guests seeking a relaxing holiday. It is a fully escorted tour showcasing the majestic South Island's beautiful nature. This is accompanied by superior commentary from Tour Directors with rich cultural and historical knowledge. Our experienced drivers focus on getting you where you’re going safely. Travel in a modern coach enjoying 4 Star Accommodation.
Enjoy a relaxing 9 day escorted tour around the South Islands hot spots. Explore the Southern Alps on the TranzAlpine train, cruise down wonderful Milford Sound, experience a high country farm and see the West Coast Glaciers with plenty of time in between to experience many great optional tours and activities on the way.
32 Premium Economy Comfort seats on a full-size coach... This escorted coach tour is one of a kind. Looping the South Island north of Christchurch you will travel along the beautiful coastline, through impressive gorges exploring by coach and on foot. Visit the famous wine-growing Marlborough region, experience the popular TranzAlpine Scenic Railway and cruise in the awe-inspiring Abel Tasman National Park.
Characterised by soaring peaks, pastel-coloured lakes and unspoiled forests, the landscapes of New Zealand’s South Island are nothing short of spectacular. Enjoy stunning scenery and experience some of the south island's most amazing places in the company of like-minded people.
On this sensational AAT Kings South Island coach journey, you'll find natural marvels, cultural delights and perfect landscapes at every turn. Leaving the culinary & cultural hub of Wellington, you'll cross to the South Island for some unmissable NZ experiences led by local experts: discover the wonder of Tasman Glacier, explore the & meadows of Fiordland, and cruise the spectacular Milford Sound. We take it slow with plenty of two-night stays allowing you to immerse yourself in the culture and cuisine of each wonderful destination.
This is the ultimate South Island tour - no stone is left unturned, with a bonus two night stay to explore Wellington the capital at the journeys end. Experience the high-country Lake Tekapo and Mt Cook National Park, an overnight cruise in Fiordland National Park. See the West Coast Glaciers and the Pancake Rock formations of Punakaiki, time to venture in to the Abel Tasman National Park and sail through the Marlborough Sounds - and that's only the start!
This 13 Day independent coach tour brings you the most beautiful spots of the South Island. Experience wide beaches, lakes and the majestic Southern Alps & Glaciers. Cruise on the Milford Sound and in the Abel Tasman National Park and enjoy a three night stopover in the adventurous Queenstown. Many unforgettable highlights on this journey are waiting for you on this journey!
Experience the South Island like never on this showcase of the most uniquely beautiful destinations. This 13 Day journey, begins in Christchurch and travels anticlockwise through Marlborough, the Abel Tasman and down the West Coast, across through Southland via Queenstown and returns up the east coast to Christchurch. The highlights include the Coastal Pacific Train ride, a cruise in Abel Tasman National Park and a Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise and the spectacular West Coast.
This tour incorporates the great outdoors whilst enjoying the beauty of nature with fun friendly people just like you. You`ll experience New Zealand's best hikes and activities in the stunning Southwest World Heritage New Zealand area, comfortably staying in premium accommodation and enjoying excellent food and wine.
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
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.
**this tour now returns to travel via the Kaikoura coast rather than Hanmer Springs