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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Location
South Island
Luxury Lodges
Tour Type
Self Drive
Starts
Queenstown
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Provider
Location
South Island
Fishing Lodges
Tour Type
Self Drive
Starts
Nelson

Our South Island Fly Fishing Itinerary is every angler's dream come true. Spend your days stalking our king-sized brown and rainbow trout in remote backcountry rivers, winding down each night in luxurious lodges with views to die for. Hand-picked local guides reveal the secrets of our remote Fiordland rivers, Otago alpine streams, and the legendary...

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Provider
Location
South Island
3, 4 & 5 Star Options
Tour Type
Self Drive
Starts
Christchurch
This 12 day New Zealand relaxed adventure itinerary will provide you with unspoilt landscapes both at the unique properties chosen and the locations experienced. We purposely keep you away from the tourist traps, allowing you to savour the peace and tranquility that New Zealand is famed for.
From $3410
per person low season
Provider
Location
South Island
A Mix of 5 Star Hotels & Luxury Lodges
Tour Type
Self Drive
Starts
Christchurch
Beginning and ending in Christchurch, The highlight of your 10 day South Island Luxury Self Drive tour will undoubtedly be the Doubtful Sound overnight cruise. Experience a TranzAlpine Train excursion through the Southern Alps. In Dunedin enjoy high tea at Lanarch Castle, a train excursion on Taieri Gorge Railway, and a unique star gazing experience at Mount Cook.
Price on Application
Provider
Location
South Island
4, 5 Star & Lodge Options
Tour Type
Self Drive
Starts
Nelson
Want to bask on secluded beaches in a National Park forest? Sip world-class wines in picturesque Marlborough? Watch whales spouting seawater as they surface in Kaikoura? Marvel at Milford Sound's towering fiords? In ten unforgettable days the incredible variety of this South Island honeymoon is guaranteed to win your heart.
Price on Application
Provider
Location
South Island
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Self Drive
Starts
Christchurch
This tour will delight the traveller who is interested in New Zealand's varied alpine and marine environments. Explore the wild West Coast, the top portion of the Southern Alps and the beautiful Marlborough Sounds - and return via Kaikoura to Christchurch.
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Provider
Location
South Island
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Self Drive
Starts
Christchurch
This South Island Road Trip will maximize your experience in New Zealand's South Island, this self-drive itinerary allows you to see and do those iconic New Zealand site-seeing and activities New Zealand is famed for - the Must-do's.
From $2624
per person low season

Want Your Very Own Custom Itinerary?

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

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