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South Island: 6 days / 5 nights - Christchurch to Christchurch

Day 1: Arrive Christchurch

Arrive at Christchurch Airport and uplift you rental car from before driving into the city to stay one night. In the afternoon you could discover the wonder sights of this garden city, including the attractions such as the Christchurch Gondola, the International Antarctic Centre, and the brand new Christchurch Art Gallery or a view of the city from the Cashmere Hills.

Day 2: Christchurch - Franz Josef Glacier

Head off on the very scenic drive west through the Southern Alps, Arthurs Pass through Hokatika and down to the famous Franz Joseph where you will stay for the night.

Day 3: Franz Josef - Queenstown

After viewing the glacier in the morning, head south today down for the leisurely drive through to Lake Wanaka and onto the adventure capital of New Zealand, Queenstown.

Day 4: Queenstown

Today you have an unlimited range of options to choose from today. Take a day trip to Milford Sound, bungy jump, jet boat up the Shotover river or just enjoy the great shopping and eateries Queenstown has to offer. Be sure to head up the Gondola for a spectacular view of Lake Waikatipu.

Day 5: Queenstown - Aoraki / Mt Cook - Christchurch

Head off in the morning north through to Lake Tekapo,then onto Mt Cook/Aoraki to view New Zealand's highest mountain. After lunch, continue onto Christchurch for the evening.

Day 6: Christchurch

After checking out from the hotel, your tour arrangements conclude with the return of your rental car to the airport or depot.
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Inclusions

  • Transport by self drive rental car including unlimited kms
  • Standard motor vehicle insurance and applicable pick up fees
  • GPS Navigation Unit
  • 5 nights Accommodation at specified class, subject to availability at time of reservation
  • Arrival documents
  • 15% Goods and Services Tax

Exclusions

Drive Rating: Long Total Km: 1400 Estimated driving time: 18 hrs

This mileage/time is based on city to city as set out in the itinerary and does not include other excursions or general mileage.

Booking info

Economy Standard - From: NZ $710.00 Per Person
AccommodationCityNightsCheck-in
Chateau on the ParkChristchurch1Day 1
Scenic Hotel Franz Josef GlacierFranz Josef1Day 2
Sherwood ManorQueenstown2Day 3
Chateau on the ParkChristchurch1Day 5

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Compact Car with GPS - 6 days            

Inclusions

Quickie to Queenstown
  • Transport by self drive rental car including unlimited kms
  • Standard motor vehicle insurance and applicable pick up fees
  • GPS Navigation Unit
  • 5 nights Accommodation at specified class, subject to availability at time of reservation
  • Arrival documents
  • 15% Goods and Services Tax

Exclusions

Drive Rating: Long Total Km: 1400 Estimated driving time: 18 hrs

This mileage/time is based on city to city as set out in the itinerary and does not include other excursions or general mileage.