A seven day, six night self-drive tour of the South Island of New Zealand, including rental car, six nights 4 star hotel accommodation.
Yellow-eyed penguin tour on the Otago Peninsula and nature cruise in Milford Sounds are included plus many more options can be added.
The vehicle included with this rental is a Standard Size SDAR car, Toyota Corolla or similar
The vehicle comes equipped with Satellite Navigation
What You'll Get
Day One Christchurch – Dunedin
Arrive Christchurch and collect your vehicle and travel by road to Dunedin, which boasts some of the boosts some of the most beautiful architecture in New Zealand. Acc St Clair Hotel Dunedin or similar
Day Two Dunedin and Otago Peninsula
This morning you have the option of joining the Dunedin Rail Taieri Gorge train journey, rated one of the top train journeys in the world, or having the morning at leisure to explore Dunedin. Then this afternoon drive out onto the Otago Peninsula where a
guided tour of the Yellow Eyed Penguin Reserve to see the world’s rarest penguin has been arranged.
Day Three Dunedin – Te Anau
Today depart Dunedin for Te Anau, you have the option today to explore the Catlins, remote bays and cove on the south eastern corner of the South Island, or travel through Central Otago to Te Anau. This evening you could explore the Te Anau Glowworm caves, should these be of interest. Acc Distinction Hotel Te Anau or similar
Day Four Te Anau – Milford Sounds – Queesntown
From Te Anau, gateway to the Fiordland National Park travel through the National Park to Milford Sound, travelling through the Homer Tunnel emerge into the Cleddau Valley. Join your Milford Sound Nature Cruise for an unforgettable experience, and explore the wonder of this majestic fiord before returning to Queenstown by road. Acc Millennium Queenstown or similar
Day Five Queenstown
A free day at leisure in Queenstown to either simply explore this most beautiful township nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and surrounds by mountains which are snow-capped for much of the year or enjoy one of the many actives that are on offer. Optional extra's can be purchased separately.
Day Six Queenstown – Haast Pass – Franz Josef
Travel along the shores of Lake Wanaka and Hawea to the Haast Pass, gateway to World Heritage Westland National Park. Continue up the West Coast to Franz Josef Glaciers. The Franz Josef Glacier, 11km in length and more than 7,000 years old. This living ‘river of ice’ is a must see for any visitor to New Zealand. Acc Scenic Circle Franz Josef Hotel or similar.
Day Seven Franz Josef – Greymouth – Christchurch
Today travel to Greymouth, the centre for thousands of diggers during the historic gold strikes of the 1860’s. Then journey over the Southern Alps, through Arthurs Pass, and on to Christchurch where your tour will conclude. There is the option today to leave your car in Greymouth and return to Christchurch by the TranzAlpine train. In Christchurch you will be transferred to your accommodation or the airport where your tour concludes.
There are more options / add on's available and further details will be supplied following receipt of the booking
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- more add on's available once booking received
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- 6 nights accommodation
- Yellow-eyed penguin tour on the Otago Peninsula
- Nature cruise in Milford Sounds
- The vehicle included with this rental is a Standard Size SDAR car, Toyota Corolla or similar
- The vehicle comes equipped with Satellite Navigation
- The vehicle rental has a NZ$575.00 insurance excess for any vehicle damage, regardless of fault. There is the option to purchase vehicle collision damage wavier, reducing the excess to $0.
- Food and drinks
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Canterbury Leisure Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.
This offer is not eligible for promo codes.
The Fine Print
7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.