Southern Discovery Tour (3 Days / 2 Nights) LT23A


(per adult)

This three day independent tour departs Christchurch daily and includes several key tourism destinations in the South Island of New Zealand, including Aoraki / Mount Cook, Queenstown and Milford Sound. The tour includes two nights 4 - 4.5 star accommodation in Queenstown. Also included in the tour is a nature cruise on Milford Sound.


  • Aoraki / Mount Cook
  • Lakes Tekapo & Pukaki
  • Queenstown
  • Te Anau
  • Milford Sounds

Day One: Christchurch – Mount Cook – Queenstown

Travel by coach, across Canterbury Plains and the MacKenzie Country via Lake Tekapo to Mt Cook National Park. Arriving at the Hermitage Aoraki / Mount Cook early afternoon. Consider a scenic flight over some of the finest alpine scenery. Mid-afternoon continue to Queenstown, adventure capital of New Zealand, travelling via the Linda’s Pass, Lake Dunstan, Cromwell and the Kawarau Gorge.

Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown or similar

Day Two: Milford Sounds Day Excursion

Travel by coach along the shores of Lake Wakatipu to Te Anau, and Fiordland National Park. From 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.

Accommodation: Millennium Hotel Queenstown or similar

Day Three: Queenstown – Mount Cook – Christchurch

On this the final day of your tour return to Christchurch by road retracing your journey on day one of the tour, this allows you another opportunity to view Aoraki / Mount Cook, Australasia’s highest mountain.  Once in Christchurch you will be transferred to your accommodation or the airport where your tour concludes.

Note: When booking this tour for 3 people, please select the 2 persons option and add the Triple Room supplement before proceeding. Quad room types and pricing are also available on request – email:

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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Maximum number of people: Unlimited
Location: New Zealand – South Island