We have hundreds of New Zealand coach & bus tours to choose from. Below is a selection of south island escorted itineraries that are over 16 days long.
See the South Island's highlights including the garden city, Christchurch, mighty Mt. Cook, Lake Tekapo, the wonderful city of Dunedin, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park including a Milford Sound cruise, Queenstown, the West Coast and Franz Josef Glacier and the world famous Tranz Alpine train journey.
The Grand Pacific 9 Day Taste of the South Island tour offers the perfect itinerary to see the best that the south has to offer. Starting and finishing in Christchurch, experience the stunning scenery of the Mackenzie country, visit Dunedin and take in the mountainous beauty of Te Anau and Milford Sound. Head to the adventure capital of Queenstown and the wild West Coast to see glacier country, before returning to Christchurch on board the TranzAlpine train.
Explore the spectacular South Island on this fully escorted AAT Kings 10 day coach tour. Visit Christchurch, Mt. Cook and Dunedin before crossing Southland to Fiordland National Park, where a Milford Sound cruise and the stunning surrounding alpine regions will prove a trip highlight.
Discover the dramatic South Island on this 9 day escorted coach tour. Cross the Southern Alps to the wild West Coast, travel through Mt. Aspiring National Park to Queenstown and Milford Sound before crossing Southland to Dunedin. Explore Mt. Cook and return to finish in Christchurch.
The 9 day Southern Spotlight tour explores the wonderful scenery of the South Island. The city of Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, Mt Cook, Dunedin, Milford Sound, Queenstown, Franz Josef Glacier and you take the world famous TranzAlpine train from Arthurs Pass to Christchurch. With lots of opportunities to enjoy the many great optional tours and activities this is the ideal tour for those wishing to see the best of the South Island at a relaxing pace.
A Journey from the Pancake Rocks of Punakaiki to the picture-perfect Lake Te Anau. Tuck into a taste of country life with the Taylors, board the TranzAlpine train and cruise the Milford Sound. This 10-day tour takes you to all the South Island's must-see locations. You will be surrounded by outstanding views from start to finish and be enlightened and guided by some of New Zealand's most experienced guides.
Travelling for 13 days you'll get to visit all of New Zealand's South Island as you travel with Grand Pacific Tours. With a 4 night stop in Queenstown to become part of the Warbirds over Wanaka airshow, you'll have an unforgettable Easter.
Come over to New Zealand and visit the Warbirds over Wanaka airshow, Easter 2022. This escorted coach tour combines a trip around the beautiful South Island with three days to enjoy the dramatic air display in Wanaka - an aviation enthusiasts dream.
Enjoy 10 days of exploring the best of New Zealand's South Island. Start in Christchurch and loop the island starting with the TranzAlpine train to Arthur's Pass. After visiting Queenstown, Te Anau and ever a highlight, Milford you will start your journey back to Christchurch. The accommodation is of a high standard with great meal and attraction inclusions, not to mention the stylish 32 seater transport. There's no easier way to enjoy the South Island.
Enjoy Christmas this year with like-minded travellers as you explore New Zealand's beautiful South Island. Starting in Christchurch you will travel on the famous TranzAlpine Scenic railway before settling in Queenstown for a Christmas celebration like no other, onboard the TSS Earnslaw. Finish your 10-day tour with a cruise on Milford and a night in the enchanting Mt Cook National Park.