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New Zealand South Island Active Tour

Journey through the amazing South Island!

On the New Zealand South Island Active Tour, you'll get to discover this incredible country's rainforests, glaciers, coasts and cities as well as take an amazing scenic train ride through Arthur's Pass!

Key Information

Tour Length

  • 9 Days/8 Nights

Tour Style

  • Cultural/Active

Tour Price (Per Person)

  • From GBP 755
  • All Prices Exclude Flights
  • All Prices Based on Per Person Multishare (Minimum group size - 6 persons)
  • All accommodation including final night of tour (high-end 4-8 bed dorms, upgrades available).
  • Continental breakfast every day.
  • Transfers to and from the airport.
  • All transport.
  • Experienced and passionate local guide.
  • All activities as listed in itinerary including:
  • TranzAlpine train journey through Arthur’s pass.
  • Wake up alongside the beautiful lakes of Tekapo & Wanaka.
  • Learn to carve your own pounamu (jade) pendant.
  • Two nights in Franz Josef surrounded by glaciers and rainforest.
  • Guided tour of every location.
  • All international and domestic flights.
  • Any additional transfers not listed in the itinerary.
  • All lunches/dinners except those listed in the itinerary.
  • Medical insurance.
  • Personal expenses/tips.
  • Optional activities – these are at an extra cost, please see details in optional extras section further down.
  • Day 1 – Arrival in Christchurch
  • Day 2 – Christchurch to Tekapo
  • Day 3 – Tekapo to Queenstown
  • Day 4 – Queenstown
  • Day 5 – Queenstown to Wanaka
  • Day 6 – Wanaka to Franz Josef
  • Day 7 – Franz Josef
  • Day 8 – Franz Josef to Christchurch
  • Day 9 – Departure Day

Packing Guide for New Zealand

Our packing list for New Zealand should be used as a guide only and is not intended to be a complete packing list. Any other items that you wish to pack are at your own discretion, however, you should attempt to follow our suggested luggage weight limit of under 23 kg. What you bring will vary according to the time of year you are travelling. We recommend you check the details of your tour when deciding what to pack.

Tour Supplements

  • Private Twin/Double Room Supplement Entire Tour:
    £175 per room.
  • Private Single Room Supplement Entire Tour:
    £365 per room.

Optional Extras

  • Canyon Swing:
    £185 per person.
  • Lake Wanaka Skydive (12000 ft drop/7000 ft freefall):
    £275 per person.
  • Heli Ice Explorer:
    £360 per person.
  • Nevis – Queenstown:
    £220 per person.
  • All other optional activities mentioned in itinerary – please enquire for prices.

Additional Information

  • Please note that unless otherwise stated, flights are not included within the tour package. However, we can arrange your inbound and outbound ATOL protected flights if you would like. Please get in touch with us with your requirements.
  • It is important that you have current travel insurance including personal medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
  • We can not take any responsibility for any illnesses or missed meals & tours due to an illness.

Medical Note: "We suggest you consult your GP and inform them about where you intend to travel and the activities you wish to participate in with regards to your own health and any medication you are taking and any vaccinations you may require. Where extreme sports are undertaken both special medical insurance and a letter from your GP may be required."

Don’t forget we can customise most trips. Please ask for any changes or special requirements you may need!

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