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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Ultimate New Zealand South Island Small Map
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Location
South Island
4.5 to 5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
06 May 2020

This is ‘Business Class’ on wheels, just sit back and relax, everything has been taken care of. Your spacious Luxury Coach is decked out with all modern conveniences including a rest room, a fantastic way to experience the very best New Zealand has to offer. The beauty of travelling aboard this ultimate coach in a small group is that every aspect of your holiday is personal. Be treated as a VIP and enjoy premium accommodation combined with a number of exclusive extras.

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Location
South Island
3 & 4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Independent Coach
Departing from
Christchurch
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Departs Daily

Explore the best spots of the South Island on this independent tour. Enjoy a TSS Earnslaw Cruise, a spectacular Milford Sound Cruise, a TranzAlpine Rail Journey and many other highlights on this 9 Day trip.

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9 Days Southern Wonders Christchurch to Christchurch Itinerary Map
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Location
South Island
4 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Affordable Coach
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
06 Apr 2020

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.

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9 Day Southern Spotlight Small Map
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Location
South Island
3 to 3.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Affordable Coach
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
05 Apr 2020

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.

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Taste of New Zealand's South Island Coach Tour Small Map
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Location
South Island
3 to 3.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
06 Apr 2020

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.

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Location
South Island
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Independent Coach
Departing from
Christchurch
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Departs Daily

A one week tour visiting the most beautiful spots of the South Island. Enjoy the Franz Josef Glacier, a Milford Sound Cruise, a TranzAlpine Rail Journey and many other unforgettable highlights!

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Location
South Island
4.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Independent Coach
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
Departs Daily

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 during this 7 day independent coach tour.

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