The South Island of New Zealand is renowned for its mountains, lakes, and glaciers. The Southern Alps, home to 3,724m-high Aoraki Mt. Cook, run along the entire length of the island. In the southwest is Fiordland National Park, with steep-sided Milford Sound. In the north is Abel Tasman National Park, known for its trails and ocean kayaking. Queenstown is famed for adventure sports like bungee jumping and skiing.
Arrival Christchurch, meet our tour representative who would help you in assisted transfer to the hotel. Christchurch popular as the 'Garden City' of New Zealand. It is also the 'Gateway to South Island'.After Complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. Day free for leisure. Spend the day as per your own liking. This lovely place is a delight to visit and is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on one side and the hills on the other. Here you can do a number of activities like mountain biking, bungy jumping, skiing, hiking, golfing, surfing, dolphin and seal viewing, and swimming. Do not forget to shop at the famous parks and, visit the stunning gardens and the wineries. Christchurch is the largest city of South Island. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After a delicious breakfast, proceed to hit the road towards your next destination Dunedin. En route you visit southwards across the Canterbury Plains passing Timaru and Oamaru towns in order to arrive at Dunedin. The lovely and lush green Canterbury Plains offer a remarkable site of a variety of crops. This road journey is going to be a treat for you. Timaru and Oamaru are popular heritage towns. The destination of the day, Dunedin is a city with a Scottish influence, it is quite popular for its natural history and Otago University. On reaching, after complete check-in formalities at the hotel. Day free for leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After a delicious breakfast, proceed to hit the road towards your next destination Te Anau. On reaching, after complete the check-in formalities at the formalities. Day free for leisure. You can enjoy food and shopping experiences are great here. You can opt for Glowworm tour tonight, which is going to an amazing experience. Take a boat from the Lake and travel across it to arrive at 12000-yr-old limestone caves, etched into twirling shapes because of the force of the river that flows through these caves. Tourists travel through these caves, by boat, and on foot. The case has space where you can spot thousands of shining glow worms, seen only in New Zealand. This is a superb experience for all age groups. This tour doesn't take more than two and a half hours. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After a delicious breakfast, proceed to hit the road towards your next destination Queenstown. En route you can enjoy the Eglinton Valley with flat floors and steep sides, man-made Homer Tunnel, an engineering marvel. Finally, you arrive at Milford Sound, known for its scenic beauty and colorful hues. Milford Sound, a World Heritage Site, has been described by Rudyard Kipling as the 'eighth wonder of the world'. A must thing-to-do here is a cruise on the very popular fiord, flanked by Mitre Peak and the gushing Bowen Falls. Treat your eyes to the lovely views of cliffs rising from the sea water and the seals, enjoying sunbathing. Do not forget to take pictures. If you are lucky, you might spot dolphins and penguins. On reaching Queenstown, after complete check-in formalities at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After a delicious breakfast, explore this beautiful place called Queenstown, The options are endless. You can partake in horse trekking, bungy jumping, river surfing, jet boating. Gondola rides, boat riding, fishing, hiking, and rafting. The food, wine, golfing experience, and spa therapies are extremely luxuries. It is also the Adventure Capital of the World. Placed on the shores of Wakatipu Lake, this place is bounded by mystical mountains and is a must-visit during your tour to South Island of New Zealand. You can partake in adventure activities and can also enjoy sightseeing here. Coronet Park, Lake Wakatipu, Lake Wanaka, Shotover River, Hollyford Track etc. are some of the attractions in Queenstown that can be explored. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After a delicious breakfast, you begin driving through the Central Otago region towards Lake Pukaki- one of the largest alpine lakes in South Island and Mount Cook, also known as Aoraki, the cloud piercer. It is the highest mountain in New Zealand. Your visit here is going to be a memorable one. Later on, next you visit the Church of the Good Shepherd on the banks of Lake Tekapo, this place is not only a place of worship but is popular as a wedding venue due its breathtaking location. Now, you cross the Canterbury Plains to return back to Christchurch. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After a delicious breakfast, get ready for check out from the hotel and depart for your home destination.