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South Island Tours - Explore with New Zealand coach tours

The South Island of New Zealand has the most dramatic scenery and landscapes. Explore this wonderful place on a great South Island coach tour.

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Trains, Fiords and Glaciers

6 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Queenstown, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 5 nights
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Spoil yourself with a trip to beautiful fiords, stunning glaciers and the best scenic rail routes of New Zealand's South Island.

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Glacier Wonder

4 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 3 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 15 times in the last 7 days
 

A 4 day introduction to the South Island visitin Mt Cook National Park, 2 nights in Queenstown and a night in glacier country to explore the West Coast glaciers. A highlight is the renowned TranzAlpine scenic train journey crossing the Southern Alps. This tour can easily be customised to your suit you perfectly.

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Lakeland

5 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

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

This 5 day highlights tour includes Dunedin, Milford Sound including a cruise plus time in wonderful Queenstown before returning to Christchurch via Mt Cook National Park.

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Glacier Wonder

4 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Queenstown, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 3 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 5 times in the last 7 days
 

A 4 day introduction to the South Island visiting Mt Cook National Park, 2 nights in Queenstown and a night in glacier country to explore the West Coast glaciers. A highlight is the renowned TranzAlpine scenic train journey crossing over the Southern Alps. This tour can easily be customised to your own schedule.

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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 7 times in the last 7 days
 

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

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6 day Southern Express

6 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Milford Sound cruise, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 5 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 6 times in the last 7 days
 

Experience Dunedin, Queenstown, Milford Sound and the Glaciers on this 6 day itinerary. Includes the Taieri Gorge Train trip, a Milford Sound day tour including a 2 1/2 hour nature cruise and the famous Tranz Alpine train.

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4 day Mt. Cook, Queenstown Milford Sound and Dunedin

4 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

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

Travel Christchurch to Mt Cook to Queenstown, then visit Milford Sound before taking the Taieri Gorge Train to Dunedin, finish your tour in Christchurch.

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Grand Pacific 11 Day Ultimate Christmas Tour (Route B)

11 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

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Grand Pacific Ultimate
 New Zealand small group tour
 Hotel 4 star - 10 nights
  Pre and post tour options? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 23 times in the last 7 days
 

Celebrate Christmas with a difference with Grand Pacific's 11 day Ultimate Christmas Tour. Travel in an intimate group of just 20, with a special Christmas-themed New Zealand adventure. Christmas will be celebrated with a traditional Christmas dinner at Walter Peak Station, a high country sheep station near Queenstown. Also included is a comprehensive range of prepaid attractions.  So go ahead spoil yourself and let Santa come early this year. This tour travels the reverse route to our original 11 Day Ultimate Christmas Tour.

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Grand Pacific 11 Day Festive South Island Tour

11 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

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TranzAlpine scenic train, New Zealand
Grand Pacific Tours
 New Zealand escorted tour
 Hotel 4 star - 10 nights
  Pre and post tour options? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 14 times in the last 7 days
 

Spend Christmas Day with an Overnight Cruise on the stunning Milford Sound taking in the spectacular scenery, waterfalls, mountains and wildlife. Enjoy delicious food, time with new friends and create new memories on this 11 Day Festive South Island Tour. Discover the Scottish heritage of Dunedin and witness the rugged Southern Alps of the mighty West Coast.

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Rahul & Ansu Singh, A Custom 8 Day Southern Discovery, Travelled on 23rd November 2018
I had an amazing time in New Zealand. Christina did an excellent job making sure we were taken care of from the moment we arrived to when we left. Highly recommended.
Irving Lubliner & Joanne Kliejunas, Your North Island Adventure, Travelled on 4th November 2018
We were absolutely delighted with every aspect of our recent 7-day stay on the North Island, and we are especially grateful to Heather Mullett for the excellent service she provided when she worked with me to plan our trip. She was always punctual...
Margaret Gaerlan, Grand Pacific 19 Day New Zealand Showcase, Travelled on 8th November 2018
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