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
4, 5 Star & Lodge Options
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
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
Departing from
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
Departing from
Christchurch

Incredible scenery with bespoke guided experiences and great accommodation. These experiences link the stretch of New Zealand between cosmopolitan Christchurch and the alpine beauty of Queenstown on this unparalleled ten-day self-drive journey of the spectacular South Island.

From $3499
per person low season
Provider
Location
South Island
3.5 to 4.5 Star
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Wellington

This is a moderate to easy 9-day walking and/or kayaking adventure (you have option) with the best accommodation available in these remote regions. Enjoy spectacular scenery & wildlife and the well groomed coastal tracks of the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park and the magnificent Queen Charlotte Sound.

Price on Application
Provider
Location
South Island
3, 4 & 5 Star Options
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Christchurch

Routeburn and Milford Tracks, Glaciers & More. The South Island of New Zealand is a haven for walkers and hikers. This self-drive New Zealand itinerary focuses on easy going guided walks for hikers of modest fitness who love being in the bush and the natural environment. No hiking experience is necessary.

From $2486
per person low season
Provider
Location
South Island
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
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
Provider
Location
South Island
3, 4 & 5 Star Options
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Nelson

Just relax and enjoy, feel like you have really had a holiday – no rushing around on this itinerary. The South Island Relaxing Journey is designed for those needing space and relaxation. Enjoy exceptional scenery, stunning lakes, wild rivers and our remote Southern Alps.

From $2942
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

Pricing terms

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