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6 Day New Zealand South Island Explorer Tour (Tour Code: NST) BUY NOW
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You are invited to join a tour to New Zealand South Island. See the city of Christchurch, a beautiful garden city. Cross the Arthur's Pass National Park to the scenic West Coast. See the amazing mountains of South Island along the Southern Alps and New Zealand Glacier. Take a visit to Lake Wanaka and experience the Scottish heritage of Dunedin.

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Day 01: CHRISTCHURCH – GREYMOUTH (D)

You are picked up from Christchurch Airport and then walk taken for a walk around this beautiful garden city. After that, cross the Arthur’s Pass National Park to the scenic West Coast Region. Then take the bus to the largest town on the west coast, beautiful Greymouth, which used to be a gathering place for Maori. Stay overnight at Kingsgate Hotel**** or similar in Greymouth.

 

Day 02: GREYMOUTH – HOKITIKA – FOX GLACIER – HAAST (B.D)

After breakfast, drive to Pancake Rocks and small town of Hokitika. Then go to the golden town, visit the old site of the gold mine, and experience the fun of gold rushing. Then head to town of Fox Glacier and visit the nearby Fox Glacier after lunch. From the west side of the Southern Alps, look out over Mount Tasman and Mount Cook, and the banks of the glaciers which run down the Southern Alps like waterfalls. The most special feature of this New Zealand Glacier is that it is only a few kilometres away from the coastal road. Tourists can go directly to the ice tongue area of the glacier to see the most active areas. You will witness the wonders and mysteries of the majestic glaciers. You can also take a helicopter at your own expense to reach the top of the glacier and experience the view from the top. Stay at Heartland Hotel**** or similar in Haast.


Day 03: HAAST – LAKE WANAKA – QUEENSTOWN (B.D)

After breakfast, drive to Lake Wanaka, the fourth largest lake in New Zealand. Surrounded by Lake Wanaka in the majestic Southern Alps, you will be immersed in this hidden paradise. Along the way pass through the fruit town of Cromwell, you can buy seasonal fresh fruit at your own expense. Arrive in Queenstown, which is hailed as a holiday honeymoon resort by the world. You will experience dreamlike romance and warmth on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. In the afternoon, take the cable car to Bob’s Peak to see Queenstown, and overlook the town of Glenorchy, located at the end of the lake. Stay overnight in Copthorne Hotel**** or similar.

 

Day 04: QUEENSTOWN – MILFORD SOUND – TE ANAU (B.L)

After breakfast, drive to Milford Sound. The road to Milford Sound is known as one of the best highland roads in the world. Both sides of the road are covered with New Zealand's original cold temperate rainforest, passing through the largest natural grassland, the Eglinton Valley, the Mirror Lake, and the 1.17-kilometer Homer Tunnel. The Milford Sound is a miracle of nature, a peculiar gorge created by the glacial movement two million years ago. Take a quiet cruise on the cruise and enjoy the buffet while enjoying the stunning views along the way. You can see the snow-capped waterfalls on both sides rushing down, and in the place close to the waterfall, you can feel the cold feeling brought by the snow mist. In addition to the natural wonders of the gods, you may also see seals at close range. If you are lucky, you can may also see Dolphins greet you on both sides of the boat while upon our Dolphin Tour. Stay at Kingsgate Hotel**** or similar at Te Anau.

 

Day 05: TE ANAU – DUNEDIN – OAMARU (B.D)

After breakfast, take a bus to Dunedin, known as South Edinburgh. The city's architecture is typical of Scotland, and the city still has a strong Scottish atmosphere. In the evening, arrive at Oamaru. Visit the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony, where you can see the world's smallest penguins. After dark, they will swim to the shore below the stands and cross the viewing area to return to the habitat. Stay overnight at Brydone Hotel**** or similar.

 

Day 06: OAMARU – CHRISTCHURCH (B.L)

After breakfast, take the bus from Oamaru and follow the beautiful east coast all the way north to enjoy the picturesque scenery along the way. After arriving in Christchurch at noon, continue to do sightseeing in the city, then returned by plane to end your six-day trip to New Zealand's North and South Island.

 

** Please book your flight from Christchurch after 16:00 p.m. **

 

 

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