<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> Southern Glacier self drive New Zealand tour

Southern Glacier

Tour the South Island of New Zealand and experience the beauty of the West Coast Glaciers and Milford Sound as well as enjoying the Tranz Alpine Train ride that takes you from coast to coast.

What's included

  • Return flights from London Heathrow or Manchester Airport (Other regional airports will be on request) inclusive of tax
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Car hire for the duration of your tour
  • A fascinating launch cruise to Bowen Falls & Mitre Peak on Milford Sound
  • A trip on the famous Tranz Alpine Express Train through the spectacular Southern Alps to Christchurch
  • On arrival in Christchurch you will receive return airport transfers to your accommodation

Itinerary

Day One:
On arrival at Christchurch Airport you are met and transferred to your hotel.

Day Two:
Travel across the Canterbury plains to reach Mount Cook around lunchtime. A rare opportunity here to take an optional scenic flight for an overview of Mount Cook’s ice falls, snow fields and glaciers. Your journey continues over the Lindis Pass and through the Kawarau Gorge to Queenstown.

Day Three:
An early start as you follow Lake Wakatipu via Kingston, arriving in Te Anau for a morning tea break. Follow the shores of Lake Te Anau before entering the Eglington Valley. Pass the mirror lakes and travel through the avenue of the disappearing mountain. Our spectacular drive continues through the mountains, valleys and forests of the Fjordland National Park, with a dramatic descent into Milford Sound. A fascinating launch cruise to Bowen Falls and Mitre peak is included. Later today return by coach to Queenstown.

Day Four:
A full day free to explore the many exciting optional excursions available in Queenstown. Take a scenic flight, gondola ride or perhaps cruise the lake on the vintage Earnslaw. Try a thrilling jetboat ride or the Dart River excursion, white water rafting or the world famous bungy jump.

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Prices from

£1,319 + taxes per person

*Date restrictions apply. Contact us with your preferred dates quoting 'Southern Glacier NZ'