Ultimate South Island

>>Ultimate South Island

Ultimate South Island

Includes

  • Flights

  • Hotels

  • Transfers

  • City Tours

  • Sightseeings

  • Breakfast

  • Taxes

Duration

14 Nights / 15 Days

 

Highlights

Dunedin, Te Anau, Queenstown, Wanaka, Glacier Region, Punakaiki, Nelson, Blenheim, Kaikoura & Christchurch

Self Drive Inclusions

  • 2 Nights’ accommodation in Christchurch
  • 1 Night accommodation in Dunedin
  • 3 Night’s accommodation in Queenstown
  • 1 Night accommodation in Wanaka
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation in Glacier Region
  • 1 Night accommodation in Punakaiki
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation in Nelson
  • 1 Night accommodation in Blenheim
  • 1 Night accommodation in Kaikoura
  • Daily breakfast except on day 01
  • Guided Tour of Te Anau Glowworm caves
  • Milford Sound Cruise Tour
  • Wine Tasting at Blenheim
  • Whale Watching cruise in Kaikoura
  • Ziptrek Moa 4-Line Ecotour
  • Car rental for 15 days
  • International air ticket, Airport taxes, Visa charges, Over-seas Mediclaim Insurance.
  • GST will be applicable on the total tour cost.
  • Meals other than those specified (if any).
  • Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘TOUR PRICE INCLUDES’ head. 

Rental car / Self-drive:

  • Client will be required to present his/her driver’s license (Indian) with driver’s photograph, Age clearly mentioned and it must be in English to the rental car company in order to claim the vehicle.
  • Driver must carry a valid Credit card with enough funds(almost NZ$4,000) to pay a security bond at the time of collecting the vehicle without a valid Credit card a car can-not be hired and no refunds will be made for cancellation.
  • Toll, Parking and Fuel is NOT including in the cost.

Day 1 Arrive Christchurch

Upon arrival in the garden city, you will be met by the local representative in the arrival hall and transferred to your hotel. The evening is at leisure. Overnight in Christchurch.

Day 2 Christchurch – Dunedin

After breakfast today, travel over Canterbury Plains to reach the Scottish influenced city of Dunedin, renowned for the local wildlife and Otago University. You can visit New Zealand’s only castle – Larnach Castle (optional). Overnight in Dunedin. (B)

Day 3 Dunedin – Te Anau

This morning, you can visit the Cadbury World (optional), a sensation in sight, smell and sound. Experience the mystique of a working chocolate factory, sample and purchase Cadbury products and much more. Then drive via the Southland Plains through the towns of Balclutha and Gore to Te Anau. This evening, enjoy a guided glowworm caves tour. Overnight in Te Anau. (B)

Day 4 Te Anau – Milford Sound – Queenstown

Today after breakfast, proceed to the Eglinton Valley and travel through the breath taking man made Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fjord, dominated by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls. Go exploring in the tender vessels and kayaks. You may see fur seals lazing on the rocks, lots of sea birds and numerous waterfalls. Overnight in Queenstown. (B)

Day 5 Queenstown

Today, after breakfast get ready for the Ziptrek ecotour. Ziptrek Ecotours is NZ’s #1 original zipline tour and is a spectacular and fun eco-adventure through the forest canopy high above Queenstown, situated on Skyline Gondola hill. Overnight in Queenstown. (B)

Day 6 Queenstown – Wanaka

Depart from Queenstown this morning to enjoy the free afternoon in the smaller lakeside town of Wanaka. You might like to visit Puzzling World or The Big Picture for a wine tasting experience (optional). Overnight in Wanaka. (B)

Day 7 Wanaka – Glacier Region

Travel through Hawea to the Haast Pass, continuing up the West Coast past spectacular mountain ranges and native forests to arrive in the Glacier Region. Overnight in Glacier Region. (B)

Day 8 Glacier Region

After breakfast you have the day free for optional activities like Helicopter ride over the Glaciers, Glacier Valley Walk, quad biking or take a dip in Glacier Hot Pools. Overnight in Glacier Region. (B)

Day 9 Glacier Region – Greymouth – Punakaiki

Follow the rugged West Coast northwards through Greymouth to reach Punakaiki, home to the famous pancake rocks. Overnight in Punakaiki. (B)

Day 10 Punakaiki – Nelson

After breakfast today, you will get some time at leisure to explore the West Coast before travelling through the rugged Buller Gorge and popular Nelson lakes district to arrive in Nelson. Overnight in Nelson. (B)

Day 11 Nelson

Today is free at leisure to relax and enjoy Nelson. You might like to visit the Abel Tasman National Park or take a local guided walking tour. Nelson is also famous for its art and artists, so here is your chance to explore their studios at leisure. Overnight in Nelson. (B)

Day 12 Nelson – Blenheim

Today, travel from Nelson to Blenheim. This afternoon, enjoy a half day winery tour with wine tasting. Overnight in Blenheim. (B)

Day 13 Blenheim – Kaikoura

Continue south to Kaikoura this morning. The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy optional activities like scenic flights, walking tours and swimming with the dolphins. Overnight in Kaikoura. (B)

Day 14 Kaikoura – Christchurch

This morning after breakfast, enjoy a Whale Watching Cruise before continuing to Christchurch. Overnight in Christchurch. (B)

Day 15 Depart Christchurch

After breakfast, proceed to the airport for your flight back home. (B)

HOTEL DETAILS

CITY

HOTEL NAME

Wanaka

Wanaka Hotel

Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort

Punakaiki

Punakaiki Resort

TBA

Blenheim

Scenic circle

Kaikoura

Bella Vista Motel

The Fairways at Ocean Ridge

Nelson

Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco

Te Anau

TBA

TBA

Dunedin

The Victoria Hotel Dunedin

Scenic Hotel Dunedin City

Queenstown

Heartland Hotel Queenstown

Copthorne Hotel

Glacier Region

 

Alpine Glacier motel

Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

Christchurch

Quality Hotel Elms

CAR RENTAL DETAILS

Category

Car Features

Rental Cost Inclusions

Compact Toyota Corolla hatchback or similar

4 door sedan/5 door hatchback, automatic, power steering, radio/CD, air conditioning, 1.8-2.0L, 4 Seating, 1 suitcase

Unlimited mileage and

basic daily insurance cover

Intermediate Toyota Camry or similar

4 doors, automatic, power steering, radio/CD air conditioning, cruise control, 2.3/2.4/2.5L,

5 Seating, 2 suitcases

Unlimited mileage and

basic daily insurance cover

OPTIONAL TOURS

CITY

SIGHTSEEING TOUR

Dunedin

Blue Penguin Tour

Larnach Castle

Wanaka

20 minutes Highlights U-FLY

Franz Joseph

3 hours Glacier Valley Walk

20 minutes Helicopter Ride with Snow Landing and one Glacier

TOUR PRICE (PRICE PER PERSON IN NZD): SELF DRIVE

CATEGORY

TWIN

SHARE

CHILD

WITH BED

CHILD NO BED

Standard

NZD 2754

NZD 1929

NZD 1654

Superior

NZD 3294

NZD 2307

NZD 1978

Notes: –

  • Validity April – September
  • The above price is based on minimum 2 adults travelling together.
  • The above price is not valid for travel during trade fair period and special events.
  • At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.
  • Maximum 3 persons (adult / child) are allowed per room.
  • To proceed with the booking you need to pay Non-Refundable Booking deposit of INR 20,000/- per person which will be adjusted towards the cost of the tour.
  • Should the period of travel, or the number of participants, or the type of accommodation, or the type of transport or the duration of the trip, change the quote will be adjusted accordingly
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