Wellington & South Island

15 Days
Wellington to Christchurch
From (AUD)
$ 8,595
Dates & Pricing

2022 Wellington > Christchurch

Tour Map
Tour Code:
NZWC
Duration:
15 days
Departure City:
Wellington
Return City:
Christchurch

Selected Itinerary

15 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Wellington

    Welcome to Wellington, enjoy a two night stay

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Wellington

    Enrich

    Take an in-depth journey of Te Papa to discover the treasures and stories of New Zealand.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Wellington > Blenheim

    Travel in the ferry’s premium lounge across the Marlborough Sounds to the South Island. Freechoice: Enjoy a tasting at the home of Sauvignon Blanc or a visit to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre. Stay overnight in Blenheim.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Blenheim > Christchurch

    Drive along the spectacular East Coast where rugged mountains meet the ocean.  Experience how Christchurch is recovering and enjoy a two night stay.

    Freechoice

    Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant or at the hotel’s restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Christchurch

    Freechoice

    Go punting on the Avon River, take a Botanic Gardens Tour or enjoy a city tour around Christchurch. Alternatively, visit the seaside town of Akaroa or the International Antarctic Centre.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Christchurch > Franz Josef

    Join the TranzAlpine this morning for your rail journey across the Southern Alps. Stand in wonder at Franz Josef Glacier with its ever-changing face before your overnight Special Stay.

     Optional flight - Take a helicopter flight over Franz Josef or Fox Glacier and experience the wonder in this natural alpine landscape (additional expense, please book prior to departure).

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Franz Josef > Queenstown

    Enjoy a ride on the Haast River Jet boat before you arrive in Queenstown for your three night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  8. Day 8 - Queenstown

    Freechoice

    Take the Dart River Wilderness Jet, or tour local wineries. Feel exhilarated on the Shotover Jet, a 4WD Skippers Canyon, or Safari of the Scenes tour.

    Freechoice Dining

    Take a steamship cruise on TSS Earnslaw and enjoy dinner at Walter Peak, ride the Skyline Gondola and dine overlooking Queenstown, or simply relax at the hotel’s restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Queenstown

    Enjoy a day at leisure to discover Queenstown.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  10. Day 10 - Queenstown > Milford Sound

    In the darkness of the Te Anau caves, see the shimmer of thousands of glow-worms. Enjoy an overnight Special Stay on board the Milford Mariner amidst the majesty of Milford Sound.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Milford Sound > Dunedin

    Awake to breathtaking beauty in Milford Sound. Then immerse yourself in New Zealand’s oldest university city, Dunedin, with a two night Special Stay.

    Freechoice Dining

    Choose between Speight’s Brewery and the hotel’s Parcels Restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Dunedin

    Freechoice

    Tour Larnach Castle or visit the breeding colony of Royal Albatross. Alternatively, take a heritage walking tour or cruise Otago Harbour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Dunedin > Mount Cook

    Visit the Moeraki Boulders, featuring huge spherical boulders scattered across a sandy beach. Enjoy a Special Stay at Mount Cook.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Mount Cook > Christchurch

    Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd before returning to Christchurch for your Special Stay

    Enrich

    Celebrate your adventures during an iconic tram ride.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Christchurch

    Bid farewell to New Zealand.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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