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Southern Spotlight

queenstown wanaka & fiordland Tours Southern Spotlight

Southern Spotlight

This shorter tour focuses on the South Island’s stunning scenery. Cruise Milford Sound, explore Franz Josef Glacier and ride the famous TranzAlpine through the Southern Alps.  

  • Style: Guided Group Journey
  • Duration: 9 days/8 nights
  • Starts in: Christchurch
Guide Price £1765
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
Highlights:
  • Cruise Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park
  • Ride the TranzAlpine
  • Visit Franz Josef Glacier
  • Evening cruise on Lake Wakatipu on board the TSS Earnslaw n See Mount Cook National Park
  • Travel through Haast Pass
  • City tour of Dunedin
Itinerary:

Day 1  Christchurch  
Arrive in New Zealand’s ‘Garden City’ and transfer to your hotel. Relax and explore the city before an evening welcome reception.  

Day 2  Christchurch to Omarama  
Visit Lake Tekapo and the Church of the Good Shepherd. Continue to Mount Cook National Park and take in the stunning alpine vistas.    

Day 3  Omarama to Dunedin  
Continue to Dunedin for a city tour. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure.    

Day 4  Dunedin to Te Anau  
After a relaxing morning, head across south Otago’s farming region en route to Te Anau.    

Day 5  Te Anau to Queenstown The stunning Milford Sound awaits. Cruise this natural wonder with waterfalls and picture-perfect Mitre Peak. Continue past numerous wonderful vistas to Queenstown.    

Day 6  Queenstown  
Explore Queenstown at leisure before an evening cruise on New Zealand’s oldest steamship to Walter Peak Station.  

Day 7  Queenstown to Franz Josef  
Travel past Lake Dunstan, Hawea and Wanaka and over the Haast Pass en route to the majestic Franz Josef Glacier.  

Day 8  Franz Josef to Christchurch  
Visit coastal Hokitika and watch a jewellery demonstration, before travelling to Arthur’s Pass to board the TranzAlpine train for one of the world’s most scenic rail journeys. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers.    

Day 9  Christchurch  
After a leisurely breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Departs:
Frequent departures, Jan - Dec 2020.  

Prices
Guide Price £1765
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
Inclusions
  • 8 nights 3star to 4star hotel accommodation including the Distinction Luxmore Hotel, Te Anau
  • 8 breakfasts & 5 dinners
Not Included
  • International flights
Please Note:
Itinerary may change for tours departing 1 Oct 20 onwards.
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 02/10/2020 to 31/12/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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