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South Island Self Drive Tours

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Want to experience the amazing scenery of South Island New Zealand? A New Zealand self drive tour is the ideal way to go. Our tailor made packages ensure you get the experience you want and we make sure you dont miss out on iconic locations such as Kaikoura to enjoy whale watching, swimming with dolphins in Akaroa, the majestic Southern Alps and Mt. Cook National Park, Queenstown and Wanaka, Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park & Stewart Island plus the West Coast glaciers of Fox and Franz Josef. We can create an itinerary to suit you - perfectly.

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8 days Map
  • 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

 
15 days Map
  • 15 days/14 night Journey from Queenstown to Queenstown
  • Prices start from NZD$4,803pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Motels
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

Starting and finishing in the 'adventure capital' of Queenstown This comprehensive South Island itinerary visits every South Island must see location including Milford Sound, Mt Cook National Park, Christchurch, Abel Tasman National Park and Nelson, and the West Coast Glaciers.

 
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

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.

 
10 days Map
  • 10 days/9 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$2,345pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Motels
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

Visit the less explored upper South Island, home to amazing wildlife, including whales in Kaikoura and the delightful seal colony in Abel Tasman National Park.  In Blenheim, you’ll sample the region’s best known export, the Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc before heading south to the West Coast and Punakaiki Rocks.  You return to Christchurch via Arthur’s Pass National Park, an amazing place to discover natural New Zealand including the cheeky Kea which is regularly seen in the park.

 
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

 
14 days Map
  • 14 days/13 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$4,620pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Motels
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

Self drive this classic South Island route and enjoy some of the finest day walks in New Zealand. Plus of course, time to enjoy everything else the region has to offer.

 
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!

 
8 days Map
  • 8 days/7 night Journey from Queenstown to Queenstown
  • Prices start from NZD$2,179pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Hotel 3 star
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

This short South Island highlights tour takes you through the countryside of Canterbury, Otago, Southland and the West Coast. Along the way you’ll pass alpine lakes, enjoy views of the Southern Alps, explore the historic city of Dunedin and ride the world famous TranzAlpine Scenic Train.

 
11 days Map
  • 11 days/10 night Journey from Queenstown to Queenstown
  • Prices start from NZD$4,100pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Motels
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

Self drive tour with the family as you explore the South Island's natural wonders and National Parks

 
9 days Map
  • 9 days/8 night Journey from Queenstown to Queenstown
  • Prices start from NZD$2,629pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Motels
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

A classic South Island itinerary taking you through the dramatic scenery surrounding the Southern Alps.

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