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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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
30 Sep 2019

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
15 Sep 2019

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
Affordable Coach
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
10 Sep 2019

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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TranzAlpine Panorama Small Map
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Location
South Island
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Affordable Coach
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
18 Sep 2019

Discover the spectacular central South Island, taking in the southern loop from Christchurch down the Southern Alps, through Queenstown and Fiordland National Park and onto the West Coast. The TranzAlpine train journey is a great way to finish off spectacular touring holiday!

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South Island Spectacular Small Map
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Location
South Island
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Affordable Coach
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
21 Sep 2019

This itinerary is for guests seeking a premiere escorted holiday. We stay at first class properties, with an emphasis on hearty breakfasts and high end dining. 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.

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10 Days Southern Spectacular Christchurch to Christchurch itinerary Map
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Location
South Island
3 to 3.5 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Affordable Coach
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
15 Sep 2019

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.

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11 Day Southern Discovery Small Maps
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Location
South Island
4 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Affordable Coach
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
06 Oct 2019

Experience the best New Zealand’s South Island has to offer on thisclassic, all-inclusive 11 Day journey, travelling from Christchurch to Wellington. The highlights include a cruise in Abel Tasman National Park and a Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise, the alpine scenery of the Mt Cook National and the spectacular West Coast and Glaciers.

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11 Day Festive South Island Tour Small Map
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Location
South Island
4 to 4.5 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Affordable Coach
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
20 Dec 2019

Celebrate an unforgettable Christmas on this 11 Day Festive South Island Tour. Travel through the spectacular South Island and enjoy the festive season in a Kiwi atmosphere. Enjoy a Milford Sound Overnight Cruise, a Larchnach Castle visit and many other highlights!

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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
Affordable Coach
Escorted Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
12 Sep 2019

This is the ultimate South Island tour - no stone is left unturned. 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 and sail through the Marlborough Sounds - and that's only the start!

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