10 Day New Zealand Southern Highlights
Discover the spectacular South Island of New Zealand, taking the loop from Christchurch down the central spine of the Southern Alps, and then to the east and west coasts.
During the course of this self-drive tour you will also have ample time to experience unique optional sightseeing activities, including Taieri Gorge Railway or Cadbury World in Dunedin, Nomad Safaris 4WD safari in Queenstown, a helicopter flight in the glacier region, as well as many more options for those wishing to explore further.
The following are included in your package tour:
Conditions: Prices are per person, twin/double-share and subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission (Oct 17) but are subject to change without notice. Valid for travel 1 Oct 17 – 30 Sep 18. Blackout periods and surcharges may apply. Car hire excess fee of NZ$2,500 + GST applies. This will be imprinted on a credit card upon collecting the vehicle. Excess reduction options are available at an additional cost per day. There are no airport fees as the depots are located offsite from the airport. An airport shuttle transfer service is available to take you to the depot during office hours. Car parking fees may apply in some locations.
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Day 1: Arrive Christchurch
Day 2: Christchurch, Tekapo, Omarama, 312km (3 hrs 40 mins)
Day 3: Omarama to Dunedin, 233km (2 hrs 55 mins)
Day 4: Dunedin to Te Anau, 290km (4 hrs 10 mins)
Day 5: Free day to visit Milford or Doubtful Sound
Day 6: Te Anauto Queenstown, 175km (2 hrs)
Day 7: At Queenstown
Day 8: Wanaka to Franz Josef, 283km (4 hrs 5 mins)
Day 9: Franz Josef to Christchurch, 486km (6 hrs 55 mins)
Day 10: Depart Christchurch