South Island Explorer

South Island Explorer

from 1550

Tour - 15 days

Embark on this unforgettable road trip on New Zealand's South Island. From east to west and north to south you travel through glaciers, mountains, dramatic landscapes and you will find lots of wildlife. There are also plenty of exciting activities to take on the road!

Strong points:
  • Stand in awe in front of the turquoise waters of Lake Tekapo

  • Choose your challenge in the adrenaline capital of Queenstown

  • Hike the amazing Abel Tasman National Park

Appointment in a travel shop

Day 1


Christchurch is the gateway to the South Island, located on the Pacific Ocean and the edge of the Canterbury Plains. There is no other place in the world where you can ski, play golf, bungee jumping, rafting and mountain biking a two-hour drive from the international airport.

Day 2

Christchurch - Lake Tekapo

Day 3

Lake Tekapo - Dunedin

Day 4 & 5

Dunedin - Te Anau - Milford Sound

Day 6 & 7

Te Anau - Queenstown

Day 8

Queenstown - Fox Glacier

Day 9

Fox & Franz Josef Glacier

Day 10

Fox Glacier - Punakaiki

Day 11 & 12

Punakaiki - Abel Tasman National Park

Day 13 & 14

Abel Tasman - Kaikoura

Day 15

Kaikoura - Christchurch

What's included?

Practical info


A tailor-made quote?

Wish a detailed tailor-made quote? We gladly assist you with your travel plans, thus prepare your ideal tailor-made trip and calculate a detailed price proposal in no time. No hidden costs and entirely to your liking.

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Need more info, assistance to tailor your trip or the latest tips by our experienced destination experts? Pop in at one of our travel shops or make an appointment now. We will be delighted to set aside time for your travel plans.

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