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  • A scenic flight then a glass of wine high in the mountains above Queenstown
  • Lupins put on a colourful show in front of Mount Cook, our highest peak
  • Karekare Waterfall is a short drive from Auckland City
  • New Zealand is dotted with golden beaches like this one
  • The TranzAlpine Rail Journey weaves through the Southern Alps in the South Island

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Self Drive Tours

North Island

Self Drive Tours

Explore the South Island’s ever-changing landscapes, from the sandy golden beaches of Abel Tasman National Park, through Canterbury’s patchworked plains, to the majestic beauty of Fiordland.

The south offers uncrowded roads and a new vista around every corner.

Select one of the Meet New Zealand’s 16-9 day self drive tours below now, to experience for yourself the New Zealand island Kiwis call ‘The Mainland’.

 

 

Dazzling South Island - Christchurch to Christchurch

Dazzling South Island

From: Christchurch
To: Christchurch
Tour Length: 16 days
Highlights:

• The natural wonders of the West Coast – Fox & Franz Josef Glaciers, Punakaiki Pancake Rocks & ancient rainforests
• Iconic Queenstown and French-inspired Akaroa
• Choose between Milford or Doubtful Sound
Inspiring Landscapes - Christchurch to Christchurch

Inspiring Landscapes

From: Christchurch
To: Christchurch
Tour Length: 12 days
Highlights:

• Combine road & rail; enjoy the world-famous TranzAlpine rail journey
• Visit turquoise Lake Tekapo & NZ’s highest peak, Aoraki Mt Cook
• Get up close to the Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers
Sea to Sky - Christchurch to Queenstown

Sea to Sky

From: Christchurch
To: Queenstown
Tour Length: 10 days
Highlights:

• Road & Rail - view the Southern Alps on the TranzAlpine rail journey
• Relax in famous Queenstown and visit charming, lakeside Wanaka
• Venture to the heart of Fiordland National Park, visiting either Doubtful or Milford Sound
Mountains, Glaciers & Rainforests - Christchurch to Queenstown

Mountains, Glaciers & Rainforests

From: Christchurch
To: Queenstown
Tour Length: 10 days
Highlights:

• Visit Lake Matheson, near Fox Glacier, and marvel at the reflections of NZ’s two highest peaks
• Enjoy the cafes, shopping and scenery of Christchurch and Queenstown
• Journey to iconic Milford Sound or experience the powerful solitude of Doubtful Sound
Pacific Coast, Wine & Arts - Christchurch to Christchurch

Pacific Coast, Wine & Arts

From: Christchurch
To: Christchurch
Tour Length: 10 days
Highlights:

• Savour world-class NZ wines in the winemaking meccas of Marlborough & Waipara
• Enjoy arts & crafts in Nelson and a cruise & walk in the Abel Tasman National Park
• Admire the Southern Alps & relax in the charming resort town of Hanmer Springs
Lakes, Fiords & Mountains - Christchurch to Queenstown

Lakes, Fiords & Mountains

From: Christchurch
To: Queenstown
Tour Length: 9 days
Highlights:

• Explore the heart of the South Island at Lake Tekapo & Aoraki Mount Cook
• Soak up the lakeside charm of both Queenstown & Wanaka
• Discover the soaring fiords & roaring waterfalls in either Milford or Doubtful Sound
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