New Zealand Tour

Day Wise Itinerary

Highlights include whale and dolphin encounters in Kaikoura, action-packed Queenstown and a day trip to Milford Sound. Plenty of options for activities means that you can pick and choose the experiences that suit you. Because this itinerary is car-free, transport options include domestic flights, coach, private transfer, public transport and taxis.

Day 1

Day 1:Arrive in Christchurch

Arrive in Christchurch, the South Island’s largest city. Home to a compelling mix of elegant historical buildings, contemporary culture and award-winning gardens, Christchurch is the gateway to the South Island and is a fun and vibrant city to explore. Depending on what time you arrive, take a relaxing stroll through the Botanic gardens, enjoy a boat ride on the Avon River or simply savour the city’s many pop-up bars and restaurants.
Day 2

Day 2:Kaikoura

  • This morning, travel from Christchurch to Kaikoura, a picturesque coastal town known for its marine life. Choose to travel by coach (both Intercity and NakedBus offer this route), private transfer or, if you’re visiting between September and May,the Coastal Pacific train is a great option. This rail journey hugs the coast and offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and beyond.
Day 3

Day 3: Christchurch to Queenstown

  • Journey from Christchurch to the grand alpine town of Queenstown, a popular destination nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and bordered by the Remarkables mountain range. Transport options include coach (InterCity or NakedBus), private transfer or domestic flight. Arriving in the afternoon, soak up the alpine beauty of Queenstown – stroll the many boutiques, wander lakeside or take the gondola up to Bob’s Peak for dinner accompanied by panoramic views of the city
Day 4

DAY 04 : Queenstown or Milford Sound

Continue to explore the Queenstown region today or choose to embark on a day trip to Milford Sound, once described by Rudyard Kipling as the ‘eighth natural wonder of the world’. Breath taking in any weather, soaring granite cliffs, sky scraping mountain peaks and huge waterfalls make Milford Sound an unforgettable addition to your trip. Easy tour options from Queenstown include a combination of coach, boat cruise or scenic flight - all transport is included. Back in Queenstown, enjoy dinner on the lakefront at one of the many award-winning restaurants.