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Our range of New Zealand independent tours has something for everyone. These New Zealand tours can depart daily and can be modified to suit and offer true New Zealand independent travel options. See what you want to see, when you want to see it on our range of independent coach tours.

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4 day Southern Highlights

4 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Mt Cook National Park, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 3 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 2 times in the last 7 days
 

A 4 day introduction to the South Island including Mt Cook National Park, 2 nights in Queenstown and a night in Franz Josef to explore the West Coast Glaciers.  Highlights include a cruise across Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw steamship for dinner at Walter Peak High Country farm and the renowned Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey. This tour can easily be customised to your own schedule.

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4 day Southern Highlights

4 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

TSS Earnslaw, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 3 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 6 times in the last 7 days
 

A 4 day introduction to the South Island including Mt Cook National Park, 2 nights in Queenstown and a night in Franz Josef to explore the West Coast Glaciers.  Highlights include a cruise across Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw steamship for dinner at Walter Peak High Country farm and the renowned Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey. This tour can easily be customised to your own schedule.

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8 day Queenstown and Glacier Explorer

8 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Franz Josef glacier, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 7 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 5 times in the last 7 days
 

Explore the Southern Alps, its glaciers and mountains as well as time in Queenstown to enjoy the alpine adventure atmosphere. Includes a glacier explorers tour in Mt Cook, an exciting Shotover jet Boat ride and the Tranz Alpine train journey.

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9 day Coast to Coast

9 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Antigua Boatsheds Christchurch New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 8 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 4 times in the last 7 days
 

This is one of our most popular 9 day South Island touring itineraries. Travel the coastline from Christchurch to Dunedin with an afternoon to explore the 'Edinburgh of the South'. Cross the rich farmland of Southland to Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland National Park. Then visit Milford Sound and a 2 1/2 hour nature cruise. Return to Queenstown for 2 nights and a full day to explore at your leisure. Your journey continues north to the rugged West Coast and the unique Franz Josef region. A full day to fully enjoy the regions walks and unique activities. Then its onto Greymouth where you board the world famous Tranz Alpine Scenic Train for your return across the Southern Alps to Christchurch.

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Trains, Fiords and Glaciers

6 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Dunedin, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 5 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 4 times in the last 7 days
 

Spoil yourself with a trip to beautiful fiords, stunning glaciers and finish with one of the best scenic rail routes of New Zealand's South Island.

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Alan & Rayleen Price, 8 day South Island Scenic Explorer, Travelled on 12th September 2020
We have now returned home from our holiday! It was wonderful, I must congratulate you on the holiday package you put together for us, you did exceptionally well. Thank You 🙏🙏🙂. All the private transfer people were exceptional and the...
Rachel Wilson, 5 day Southern Highlights with Milford Sound, Travelled on 19th July 2020
Awesome time away.
Sheila and Satish Rao, TranzAlpine Glaciers and Queenstown, Travelled on 16th March 2020
We enjoyed every minute of our TranzAlpine and Queenstown your. Jo did an outstanding job of organizing our itinerary and everything went smoothly.

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