The "South Island Regional" tour is a 7-10 day regional highlight tour of the vastly different areas within the mainland; we offer 3 different options.
Christchurch to Marlborough Return
This allows you to meet our local seals, penguins, whales and albatross. You will also be in the heart of some of our world renowned wine growing regions, combined with spectacular scenery of the Marlborough Sounds.
Christchurch to West Coast Return
You will cross the Southern Alps, where the landscape changes from the large Canterbury Plains to stunning rainforest and rugged coastline.
Christchurch to Queenstown/Otago Return
Our tour that many opt for. You will get to visit Queenstown (fast paced and exciting) soaking in the glorious scenery of the regions lakes, mountains and fiords before slowing down as you head through to quaint Dunedin with its Scottish ancestors. We will finish your tour with a visit to Aoraki Mount Cook (New Zealand's highest peak) before returning to Christchurch.
Christchurch to Arthurs Pass, Hokitika, Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier, Queenstown,Te Anau (Milford and Doubtful Sound), Dunedin, Aoraki Mount Cook, returning to Christchurch.
Tour Highlights: Wilderness Lodge, glacier activities, Dart River Jetboat, Ernslaw/Walter Peak Station, Milford and Doubtful Sound day excursions, Larnach Castle, Albatross Colony, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park and Christchurch tour.