LT23D4 Southern Discovery – Self Drive (4 days / 3 Nights) Itinerary Seven


(per adult)

A four day, three night self-drive tour of the South Island of New Zealand, including rental car, six nights 4 star hotel accommodation, nature cruise in Milford Sounds and many options

Day One Christchurch – Tekapo – Mt Cook – Queenstown
Today travel by road to Lakes Tekapo and Pukaki and then through to Mt Cook. From Mt Cook continue travelling south through the Lindas Pass, along the shores of Lake Dunstan, the townshipof Cromwell and through the Kawerau Gorge to Queenstown, the tourism capital of New Zealand.
Evening accommodation Millennium Hotel or similar

Day Two Queenstown – Milford Sounds – Queenstown
Today enjoy a truly stunning scenic drive to Milford Sound, travelling initially from Queenstown to Te Anau, gateway to the Fiordland National Park then through the Homer Tunnel emerge into the Cleddau Valley. Join your Milford Sound Nature Cruise for an unforgettable experience, and explore the wonder of this majestic fiord before returning to Queenstown by road. As an alternative to self-driving you can chose to travel to and from Queenstown by coach as a day tour option to Milford Sound, or treat yourself to a truly unique experience and join a Doubtful Sounds day tour from Queenstown; see extras available on the booking menu.

Day Three Queenstown
Another free day at leisure in Queenstown to either simply explore this most beautiful township nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and surrounds by mountains which are snow-capped for much of the year or enjoy one of the many actives that are on offer. Don’t forget to visit Arrowtown and watch the bungy jumping off the historic bridge over the Kawerau River, or even have a go! See extras available on the booking menu.

Day Four Queenstown – Christchurch
Today you will return to Christchurch where your tour will conclude or there is the option to conclude your tour in Queenstown and return your vehilce to Queenstown Arport. (There will be a one way vehicle relocation charge, please see extras in the booking menu) Should you be returning to Christchurch you have the option today of retracing your travel on Day One and perhaps returning to Mount Cook if the weather was inclement on the first day of your trip. There is the option today to take a small detour into Wanaka and / or come through the Waitaki River Valley with its host of hydro electric dams and return to Christchurch via Timaru.

The tour pricing is on a twin share basis with up to two adults and two children travelling (children will be sharing the same hotel room as their parents). Should a single person be travelling, then the single person supplement will apply. See extras available on the booking menu

By addding optional extras at the time of booking you will receive a 10% disocount on the extras as well as on the actual booking.

Important Information Regarding Your Vehicle Rental:

  1. The vehicle included with this rental is a Standard Size SDAR car, Toyota Corolla or similar
  2. There are options to upgrade the vehicle size at the time of booking, see extras available on the booking menu
  3. The vehicle comes equipped with Satellite Navigation
  4. The standard size vehicle can carry up to 5 people, and up to two large and two small suitcases
  5. The vehicle rental has a NZ$575.00 insurance excess for any vehicle damage, regardless of fault. There is the option to purchase vehicle collision damage wavier, reducing the excess to $0, see extras available on the booking menu
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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Maximum number of people: 4
Location: Self Drive – South Island