9D8N Southern Circle
VALID UNTIL 30 SEPTEMBER 2015
DAY 1 : ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH
On arrival into Christchurch seat in coach passengers will be met and transferred to their accommodation. Self-drive clients will collect their vehicle at the airport and make their own way to their hotel.
DAY 2 : CHRISTCHURCH–SOUTHERN ALPS – GLACIERS
Travel from Christchurch across the vast Canterbury Plains before climbing the Southern Alps to Arthurs Pass. In places Arthurs Pass road is an engineering master piece and offers outstanding vistas. You will then descend through the lush beech rain forest to the West Coast town of Hokitika. From Hokitika journey south along the rugged West Coast to the Glacier region and overnight in either Franz Josef or Fox Glacier. Entry to the inviting Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools is included.
DAY 3 : GLACIERS – WANAKA
One of New Zealand’s most spectacular touring days. The scenery changes from wild West Coast beaches and abundant rainforest to vast mountain vistas and then onto the Southern Lakes District. Wanaka activities include scenic flights with U-Fly or perhaps just enjoying the scenery at a café in town.
DAY 4 : WANAKA – QUEENSTOWN
TA short travel day today to deliver you to the South Islands; resort playground – Queenstown where you will stay for 2 nights.
DAY 5 : QUEENSTOWN AT LEISURE
A full day to explore the many sights and activities in the Queenstown region. Perhaps a jet boat ride with Shotover Jet or dinner across the lake at historic Walter Peak Sheep Station travelling on the TSS Earnslaw. We have included a ride on the Gondola to the Skyline Center which will give you wide reaching views across the Wakatipu Basin and beyond.
DAY 6 : QUEENSTOWN – MILFORD SOUND – TE ANAU
A day trip to Milford Sound is a touring highlight while in New Zealand. Milford Sound is regarded as one of our most scenic locations with dramatic high mountain sides plunging into the depths of the Sound. It is even more spectacular when it is raining, as hundreds of waterfalls descend over the craggy rocks. Following the included cruise you will travel back along the Milford Highway stopping at the small lakeside town of Te Anau for the evening.
DAY 7 : TE ANAU - DUNEDIN
A half day journey will take you to Dunedin, an historic city with beautiful old buildings including the Dunedin Railway Station building. Leaving Te Anau early in the morning, you will arrive in time to partake in an afternoon sightseeing tour of the city or an excursion to visit the wildlife on the Otago peninsula including, penguin sightings, albatross and seals. We recommend you pre book a tour with Elm Wildlife Tours.
DAY 8 : DUNEDIN – CHRISTCHURCH
Two full days to explore the many sights and activities in the Queenstown region. Perhaps a jet boat ride or dinner across the lake at historic Walter Peak Sheep Station travelling on the TSS Earnslaw. We have included a ride on the Gondola to the Skyline Complex which will give you wide reaching views across the Wakatipu. Basin and beyond.
DAY 9: DEPART CHRISTCHURCH
Today you will be transferred from your hotel to the Christchurch airport or return your rental car before departing.
SEAT IN COACH
|Hotel||Price per Person (RM)|
|Standard Hotel (3* Hotel)||8,309||6,021||5,650|
|Superior Hotel (4* Hotel)||8,918||6,267||5,905|
|Number of Pax||Price per Person (RM)|
|Standard (3* Hotel)||Superior (4* Hotel)|
|Compact Auto (Toyota Corolla or similar)|
|Intermediate Auto (Toyota Camry or similar)|
|8 Seaters (Hyundai iMax or similar)|
- Daily breakfast
- Majestic Southern Alps
- Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier towns
- Glacier Hot Pool
- Skyline Gondola
- Milford Sound Cruise
- 8 nights accommodation
- 8 days car rental hire (self-drive)
- All transfer as per itinerary (seat in coach)