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South Island Explorer

Admire dramatic mountains, crystal clear lakes, beautiful fiords & spectacular glaciers on this amazing sample 15 day itinerary. This is an ideal holiday for those looking for a more in-depth South Island experience.

Nature lovers will be spoilt by the diverse & truly memorable landscapes on offer. Combined with charming towns & cities, friendly locals and some of the best wine in the world, you have all the ingredients to create memories of a lifetime! 

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Uncover the secrets of the natural wonderland that is the South Island on this excellent sample self drive holiday.

Starting in Christchurch, travel through stunning coastal, glacial & mountainous scenery and finish your journey in Dunedin for a little taste of Scotland.    

  • Whale watching & amazing seafood at Kaikoura 
  • Wine tasting in Marlborough
  • The golden beaches of Abel Tasman National Park
  • Awe-inspiring Franz Josef glacier 
  • Enjoy the silent beauty of Milford Sound on overnight cruise

Can't wait to begin your South Island holiday? Simply call us today for more information.  

Marlborough Vineyard

From £3,595 per person  

What's included?

  • International flights from the UK
  • Arrival transfer 
  • Hire car - compact automatic 
  • 4 - 5 star accommodation 
  • 7 breakfasts & 2 dinnners

All our tailor-made holidays are designed specially for you. Simply email us to find out more!

Day 1 - 2 Christchurch

  • Explore the pop up shops & cafes set up by enterprising locals 
  • Take a trip to former French settlement Akaroa

Day 3 Kaikoura

  • Venture onto the water for whale watching

Day 4 - 5 Blenheim

  • Sample wine in the world famous Marlborough region

Day 6 - 7 Nelson

  • Discover the beautiful beaches and coastline in Abel Tasman National Park
  • Visit the quirky Museum of Wearable Art 

Day 8 Punakaiki

  • See the 'pancake' rocks and blow holes

Day 9 - 10 Franz Josef

  • Admire spectacular Franz Josef glacier 
  • Take a walk to the glacier face or a helicopter ride to see it from the air

Day 11 -12 Queenstown

  • Travel through the stunning Southern Alps
  • Enjoy the scenery from a lake cruise

Day 13 Milford Sound

  • Experience the beauty and wildlife of dramatic Milford Sound overnight

Day 14 - 15 Dunedin

  • Discover scottish heritage
  • Explore the only castle in New Zealand -Larnach Castle

Day 16 Return to the UK

  • Why not explore the North Island too? 

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