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Enjoy Amazing Scenic Cruises During Your New Zealand Tour

Would you like to experience some of New Zealand's famous scenic cruises on your NZ tour? Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, whale watching and wildlife cruises? There are many scenic day trips and short cruises that could be part of your time here. Explore our extensive range of wonderful tours that include scenic cruises.

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8 day Southern Discovery

8 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Milford Sound, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 7 nights
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 Viewed 9 times in the last 7 days
 

Arrive into Christchurch then cross the Southern Alps on board the Tranz Alpine train. Explore the West Coast Glaciers before heading south to Queenstown. Venture into Milford Sound for a wonderful full day experience and cruise. The World Heritage area of Mt Cook National Park is also a highlight.

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4 day Mt. Cook, Queenstown Milford Sound and Dunedin

4 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Taieri Gorge Railway, Dunedin, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 3 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 10 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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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 14 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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10 day Glaciers and Overnight Fiordland

10 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 9 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 6 times in the last 7 days
 

Starting in Christchurch cross the Southern Alps on board the Tranz Alpine train. Explore the West Coast Glaciers before heading south to Queenstown. Venture into Milford Sound for an incredible overnight experience. The World Heritage area of Mt Cook National Park is also a highlight.

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Lakeland

5 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Milford Sound, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 4 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 10 times in the last 7 days
 

This 5 day highlights tour includes a visit to the charming city of Dunedin, a cruise on the stunning Milford Sound, plus some time exploring the wonderful resort of Queenstown before returning to Christchurch via Mt Cook National Park.

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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 8 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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9 day Southern Wonders (Fly & Coach)

9 days from Auckland to Auckland

Christchurch, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 8 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 11 times in the last 7 days
 

Fly from Auckland to Christchurch with Air New Zealand to take this classic 9 day tour. Visit Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown. Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers and includes the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey. Return to Auckland with Air New Zealand.

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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 6 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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6 day Dunedin, Milford Sound, Queenstown and Mt. Cook

6 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

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

This 6 day tour starts and finishes Christchurch and includes a visit to Dunedin, the Taieri Gorge Train trip, a day tour to Milford Sound then Queenstown to Mt Cook to Christchurch with Great Sights coaches.

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Prasad, Mrinal, Prasanna & Madhuri Mate, The Southern Circuit Tour, Travelled on 9th November 2019
The trip was very well organized by Nicole. All hotel accommodations and tours went on smoothly. Complimentary taxi service was provided when needed Nicole used to respond quickly to any query. Te Anau hotel ppl were not updated with our payment but...
Lisa & Kevin Smith, AAT Kings 15 Day New Zealand Splendour, Travelled on 28th October 2019
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Barbara Ellis and Colleen Brooks, South Island Highlights, Travelled on 23rd October 2019
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