Enjoy one of Pure Journey's classic self-drive of coach touring routes around New Zealand or Australia. These holiday tours ensure you get to see and experience some of Australasia's best scenery and attractions. Choose to visit both countries or just one. Australia is a vast country and although New Zealand is much smaller there are tricky roads and endless bush to contend with so knowing the right place to stop can be half the challenge. Our team of travel specialists will guide you through the selection process, making sure you have everything you need to enjoy your perfect vacation.Â
New Zealand hosts stunning lakes, mountains, geothermal activity, and glaciers while Australia showcases golden sandy beaches, aquatic wonders rainforests, and the contrasting red deserts. Both countries are home to incredible native wildlife and offer cultural experiences and adventure that every generation can enjoy.
One of our most popular tours this 8 day scenic route will give you a wonderful 'taste' of the South Island’s beauty and diversity. Visit its two largest cities, Christchurch and Dunedin, Mt Cook National Park and Te Anau the gateway to Fiordland National Park. You then experience the excitement of Queenstown before heading north to the unique West Coast Glacier region. The finale to this tour is crossing the Southern Alps on board the TranzAlpine Scenic Train as you return to Christchurch.
This itinerary is one of our most popular South Island tours. In just 9 days capture the essence of the South Island's cities, lakes, mountains, fiords, glaciers and many more attractions.
Explore the South Island on this 8 day circumnavigation. Visit Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown, Te Anau, the gateway to Fiordland National Park and the West Coast Glaciers. Complete your trip with a train journey across the Southern Alps back to Christchurch
This short loop of the lower South Island visits the Mackenzie high country and Lake Tekapo first. With views of Mt Cook National Park you continue south to the 'Adventure Capital' of Queenstown
Ideal for those wanting to get off the beaten track away from the tourist centres. Spectacular scenery in some of the South Island's most picturesque spots! Well, to be honest, we could say that about pretty much every tour, the place is that good! Punakaiki to the glaciers, beautiful Wanaka, and majestic Aoraki Mt Cook. Stunning New Zealand at its best!
In just 9 days capture the essence of the South Island's cities, lakes, mountains, fiords, glaciers and many more attractions. This holiday enables you to see and experience the highlights of New Zealand's South Island on a small timeframe. Contact us today if you wish to alter this itinerary to meet your personal needs and budget.
From Christchurch you’ll journey south through the Mackenzie high country and past turquoise waters of Lakes Tekapo and Pukaki before arriving into Mt. Cook National Park.
Cruise through Milford Sound, visit the spectacular Mt. Cook National Park, explore the West Coast glacier region, and travel through the Southern Alps on the stunning TranzAlpine Scenic Train on this whirlwind South Island trip.
Highlighting the renowned TranzAlpine scenic train, and allowing time to explore the west coast glacier regions, the alpine-adventure town of Queenstown and the breath taking Milford Sound this tour has it all.
This classic 9 day tour introduces you to Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown. Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers and includes the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey.