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Explore New Zealand & Australia with these popular itineraries

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. 
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.

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  • 8 days/7 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$3,671pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Hotel 4 star
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

Take the scenic route on this 8 day taster of the magnificent South Island

 
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  • 9 days/8 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$4,908pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Boutique Lodges & Hotels
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

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.

 
8 days Map
  • 8 days/7 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$3,802pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Boutique Lodges & Hotels
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

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

 
9 days Map
  • 9 days/8 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$2,938pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Hotel 4 star
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

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!

 
9 days Map
  • 9 days/8 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$4,908pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Boutique Lodges & Hotels
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

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.

 
7 days Map
  • 7 days/6 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$2,538pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Hotel 4 star
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

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.

 
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  • 5 days/4 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$2,960pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Motels
  • Independent Daily Departures

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.

 
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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • 9 days/8 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$3,950pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Motels
  • Independent Daily Departures

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.

 
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AAT Kings - get the best deal and book your New Zealand coach tour online
  • 9 days/8 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$4,325pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Hotel 3 star
  • Guided Coach Touring

The 9-day Southern Spotlight tour explores the wonderful scenery of the South Island and is the ideal tour for those wishing to see the best at a relaxing pace.

FromWas NZD$4,615Now NZD$4,325pp
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AAT Kings - get the best deal and book your New Zealand coach tour online
  • 9 days/8 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$5,385pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Hotel 3 star
  • Guided Coach Touring

The 9-day Southern Spotlight tour explores the wonderful scenery of the South Island and is the ideal tour for those wishing to see the best at a relaxing pace.

FromWas NZD$5,705Now NZD$5,385pp
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