Discover the Splendours of New Zealand's South Island on a 16-Day Adventure

Embark on a 16-day journey through New Zealand's South Island, where each day promises a new adventure and a wealth of unforgettable moments.

Canterbury: British Elegance and Outdoor Wonders Christchurch, steeped in British influence, marks the starting point of your 100% South Island adventure. Stroll through parks, admire Victorian architecture, and explore the vibrant university and cathedral. Christchurch offers activities for all ages and serves as a gateway to outdoor marvels within a two-hour radius. From whale watching in Kaikoura to a touch of French atmosphere in Akaroa, the Canterbury region promises a diverse range of experiences.

Picton - Marlborough: Your Gateway to Beauty Your journey continues in the charming region of Marlborough, accessed either by ferry or by crossing Cook Strait. Picton, with its breath-taking surroundings, serves as the perfect base for exploring Queen Charlotte Track or indulging in wine tastings at the renowned Marlborough vineyards. Immerse yourself in nature or savour the exquisite flavours of local wines – the choice is yours.

West Coast: Nature's Drama Unfolds Embrace the dramatic landscapes of the West Coast. Spanning a distance longer than the journey from Auckland to Wellington, the West Coast boasts Punakaiki, a spectacular stop along the way. Experience the thrill of a helicopter drop on a glacier or a guided walk amidst crevasses – a truly captivating adventure. Spend two nights to fully immerse yourself in this enchanting region.

Mt Cook - Mackenzie Country: A Feast for the Senses Don't rush through one of our favourite regions! Tekapo, known for its iconic church by a turquoise lake, offers starry nights with unparalleled views of the Milky Way. Mt Cook, standing at 3754m, caters to climbers and casual walkers alike. Discover secret spots overlooked by tourist guides and delve into this stunning region.

Fiordland: Where Time Takes a Backseat Not all roads lead to Milford Sound, and for a reason. The almost 650km journey from Queenstown to Milford Sound and back to Wanaka deserves at least 3 nights to truly appreciate its beauty. For those short on time, a scenic flight from Wanaka is a great alternative. Fiordland and Te Anau offer incredible holiday experiences, especially for hikers exploring the Routeburn, Milford, Hollyford, and Kepler tracks.

Central Otago: Wanaka and Queenstown Extravaganza Wanaka, with its unique identity, is a must-stop destination. From the mesmerizing lake to the southernmost vineyards, experience a vibrant city life year-round. And then comes Queenstown, a haven for adrenaline junkies. Skydiving, bungy jumping, jet boating, paragliding – if you seek thrills, this is the place. For those who prefer a quieter experience, escape to the outskirts and enjoy the beauty without the bustle.

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