Boat cruising through Milford Sound

South Island Escape

7 DAYS • FROM $3,590 NZD

Embark on a 7-day premium tour through the natural wonderland of New Zealand's South Island. Experience Queenstown, the adventure capital, cruise Milford Sound, hike Franz Josef glacier, and discover breathtaking vistas for an unforgettable adventure.
South Island Escape Route
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This tour may also operate in the reverse, final itinerary will be confirmed upon booking. At times, weather and other conditions may affect or alter our route. Don't worry your guide will keep you aware of any changes along the way.

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Day 1 - Christchurch
Woman poses amongst lupin flowers at Lake Tekapo
Day 1 - Tekapo
Day by day overview

Day 1: Christchurch to Tekapo

Welcome to New Zealand! Our luxury bus tour starts in Christchurch, where we'll travel through the stunning Rakaia Gorge, a picturesque natural wonder. We'll stop for lunch in the charming town of Geraldine, where you can taste some of the best local food and drinks. Then, we'll make our way to the beautiful Lake Tekapo, famous for its turquoise water and incredible views of the Southern Alps.

Woman poses amongst lupin flowers at Lake Tekapo

What's Included on every Premium tour

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Mercedes Sprinter Luxury Bus

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Expert Local Guide-Driver

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Premium Accommodation

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Breakfast Every Day

What's also Included on this tour

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Milford Sound Cruise including lunch onboard

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Lunch & Wine Tasting at Mt Difficulty Vineyard

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Stargaze at Tekapo - the largest Dark Sky Reserve in the world

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Visit the largest lake in the South Island - Lake Te Anau

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Why Wild Kiwi?

Getting There

There are multiple options for traveling to Christchurch. You have the choice to fly via Auckland with various international carriers or directly with domestic carriers within New Zealand. Additionally, depending on your departure location, selected airlines also offer direct flights to Christchurch. Your pick-up location will be at the main entrance to The Wydnham Garden Hotel in Christchurch (4 Kilmore Street, Christchurch Central City). It is located in the heart of the city and is easy to find. The easiest way to get from the airport to the city is by Taxi or Uber.

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I recently did the Northern Voyager with wild kiwi which I booked pretty last minute and when I tell you, best decision! Was able to explore NZ with like-minded travellers and had such an awesome, knowledgeable guide, Ben (big-Ben).
Travelled the South Island, our guide was Claud, it was an amazing trip and experience. The whole trip was great and can’t thank Claud enough for the advice she gave us for the rest of our trip here in New Zealand.
Booking this tour was one of the best decision I ever made.The people were all kind, funny and great to be around. The variety of activities catered to the needs of everyone. Ben was the best tour guide I could have wished for.
I went on a two week tour with Wild Kiwi and I can't imagine a better way of seeing New Zealand as a solo traveller! Thanks to the Wild Kiwi gang for the best couple of weeks exploring NZ 😁

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