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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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 Southern Spirit Escorted Tour Small Map
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Location
South Island
3 to 3.5 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
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28 Jan 2021

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!

 

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AAT Kings - Sensational South Small Map
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Location
South Island
Tour Type
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Wellington
Next Departure
23 Jan 2021

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.

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AAT Kings - Sensational South Small Map
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Location
South Island
4.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Wellington
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23 Jan 2021

On this sensational Trafalgar Tours 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.

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Top of the South Island Tour Itinerary Small map
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Location
South Island
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
11 Oct 2021

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.

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11 Day Ultimate SOLO Travellers Toursmall Map
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Location
South Island
4.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
07 Jan 2022

20 Seat Luxury Coach, A Premium Business Class Tour... Experience the Beautiful South Island of New Zealand on this tour designed for the enjoyment of solo travellers. Take a step aboard the deluxe Ultimate Coach, which offers a level of comfort unparalleled by any other vehicle. With only up to 20 travellers on each Ultimate tour, every aspect of your New Zealand holiday is personal.

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Contrasts NZ 21-22 SMALL
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Location
South Island
4 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
22 Jan 2021

Take in the contrasts of two distinct islands. From Auckland’s sparkling harbour, to Rotorua’s geothermal wonderland, across to the rugged beauty and the untouched serenity of Milford Sound, another snapshot of New Zealand’s natural splendour reveals itself around every corner.

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South Island Spectacular Small Map
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Location
South Island
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
31 Jan 2021

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. 

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