South Island Itineraries and Tours

 

Looking for an unforgettable South Island road trip experience, that also comes with comprehensive 24/7 in-country support?

With our COVID-19 booking flexibility, you can trust the locals at First Light Travel to create an amazing South Island experience.

Take a look at our South Island self drive tours below and select from a variety of driving routes, durations, and tour themes to experience your dream NZ holiday.

Then enquire with our team who can tailor any of these itineraries or create a bespoke one just for you. 

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Provider
Location
South Island
3,4,and 5 Star Options
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Picton

New Zealand is home to some of the rarest and most unique birds on earth. With a stunning backdrop of golden bays, vast wetlands, mountain ranges, and ancient forests, you'll travel the full length of the South Island for unforgettable encounters with our best-loved and most endangered species in their natural habitats.

From $4245
per person low season
Provider
Location
South Island
Motorhome Parks
Tour Type
Motorhome
Departing from
Christchurch

This classic South Island Road Trip is what Motorhomes were made for. Wind your way through scenery as pretty as a postcard, bedding down in your comfortable campervan with New Zealand's natural wonders at your door. Wake up to mountain landscapes, ice-carved fiords, golden bays and vast blue lakes: you'll be pinching yourself to check if it's real.

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Provider
Location
South Island
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Christchurch

Explore New Zealand's South Island on this classic 15 Day southern New Zealand circuit, an awe-inspiring self-drive sightseeing tour. Highlights include a 4WD experience in Mount Cook National Park, wildlife experience on a remote island in Lake Wanaka, a helicopter flight over both Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, a spectacular cruise on Milford Sound with a Scenic flight over Fiordlandand and much much more...

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Provider
Location
South Island
Motels
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Christchurch

You and your family will fall in love with the South Island's magnificent mountains, giant glaciers, untouched wilderness, and delectable cuisine. With comfortable accommodation, jaw-dropping views, and welcoming locals, this unique holiday destination is guaranteed to win your heart.

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Provider
Location
South Island
4.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Christchurch

Fall in love with the South Island's magnificent mountains, giant glaciers, untouched wilderness and delectable cuisine. With comfortable hideaways, jaw-dropping views and welcoming locals, this unique holiday destination is guaranteed to win your heart.

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Provider
Location
South Island
A Mix of 5 Star Hotels & Luxury Lodges
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Christchurch

This premium Self-Drive tour highlights the extraordinary treasures and dramatic extremes of the South Island. Get up close to icebergs on your Tasman Glacier boat expedition in Mt Cook National Park. Further South, get on a discovery cruise and Milford Sound and stroll on the Milford Track and get up close to Franz Josef Glacier.Enjoy a couple of nights on the exclusive Minaret Station and enjoy splendid isolation- and much much more..

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Provider
Location
South Island
Self Contained Accommodation
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Christchurch

Discover the iconic South Island of New Zealand, drive around the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean. From stunning glacial lakes to golden sand beaches, snow-capped mountains to lush green forests, to delicious local food and Wine. This New Zealand’s South Island itinerary truly has it all.

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Want Your Very Own Custom Itinerary?

We can customise any of our online itineraries or create your own from start to finish

Pricing terms

The price is based on current exchange rates but is only an approximation. Please contact us for a final price