Guided Vacations in South Island

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New Zealand’s South Island carries a fairly strong reputation as the adrenalin-fueled counterpart to the North Island. But adrenalin isn’t all there is to experience in a tour of this naturally stunning place. Christchurch is one of the first cities that should be on your list with its arts scene, wealth of entertainment and beautiful garden surroundings (it’s rather fondly named, ‘The Garden City’). As one of New Zealand’s oldest established cities, you’ll also find a wealth of rich historical architecture and culture.

New Zealand’s South Island carries a fairly strong reputation as the adrenalin-fueled counterpart to the North Island. But adrenalin isn’t all there is to experience in a tour of this naturally stunning place. Christchurch is one of the first cities that should be on your list with its arts scene, wealth of entertainment and beautiful garden surroundings (it’s rather fondly named, ‘The Garden City’). As one of New Zealand’s oldest established cities, you’ll also find a wealth of rich historical architecture and culture.

The next top destination that should be included in your tour of New Zealand’s South Island is Queenstown. As New Zealand’s (and arguably the world’s) adventure capital, there are literally hundreds of things you can do here. Whether it be the Shotover Jet boat, bungy jumping, white water rafting, kayaking, hiking and many more, you’re bound to find activities you’ll love in Queenstown. But on top of those attractions, there’s also its breathtaking natural beauty; something which is incredible at all times of the year. In fact, you may even recognize a lot of the natural landscape from the ‘Lord of the Rings’ films.
While those are two of the top cities to visit during your trip to the South Island, your holiday shouldn’t stop there. With other sites like Mt. Cook, Dunedin, Larnach Castle, Punakaiki, Milford Sound, Franz Josef Glacier and the Marlborough Regions, a tour of New Zealand’s South is something you won’t soon forget.

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Kia Ora New Zealand Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

17 Day Guided Vacation | Auckland to Christchurch | LABC

It’s hard to pick a highlight of this New Zealand tour from north to south.

From $5695
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New Zealand Magic Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

17 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch to Auckland | LCBA

From bubbling geysers to yawning gorges; gem-like glaciers to mirrored lakes; snow-tipped mountains to subtropical islands; it’s hard to believe that ...

From $5695
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New Zealand Vista Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

14 Day Guided Vacation | Auckland to Christchurch | LAAC

You could spend eons exploring New Zealand’s North and South Islands.

From $4628
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Southern Spotlight Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

9 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch Return | LCQR

The South Island of New Zealand dials up the natural drama, whether you’re enjoying a Milford Sound/Piopiotahi tour through World Heritage listed wild...

From $3048
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New Zealand Marvel Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

14 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch to Auckland | LCCA

One country, two islands, two weeks, countless highs… this could well be the ultimate New Zealand guided tour.

From $4767
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Southern Wonders Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

9 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch Return | LRQC

A little bit city, a little bit country.

From $3145
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Spirit of New Zealand Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

21 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch to Auckland | LCQB

Dozens of lakes, rivers and waterfalls.

From $6960
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Essence of New Zealand Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

18 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch to Auckland | LCQA

Culture and nature unite in this inter-island New Zealand tour.

From $6067
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Southern Spirit Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

14 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch to Wellington | LCQW

It’s hard to do the South Island of New Zealand justice in just two weeks.

From $4713
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Southern Spectacular Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

10 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch Return | ZCQR

Southern calling?

From $4099
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New Zealand Panorama

7 Day Guided Vacation | Queenstown to Rotorua | RPACA

You don’t need to do everything to appreciate a destination – sometimes the best journeys are those when you have time to immerse yourself in a city.

From $3002
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New Zealand Uncovered Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

17 Day Guided Vacation | Auckland to Christchurch | ZAAC

From north to south, east to west, New Zealand is a country of contrasts.

From $6545
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Contrasts of New Zealand Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

10 Day Guided Vacation | Auckland to Christchurch | IZANB

New Zealand will set your heart racing, while you take the country’s pulse.

From $4831
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Highlights of Australia & New Zealand Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

22 Day Guided Vacation | Melbourne to Christchurch | IMZB

Three World Heritage Sites on one tour?

From $12480
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Contrasts of Australia and New Zealand

18 Day Guided Vacation | Melbourne to Christchurch | QCANA

A bit city, a bit country; sometimes beachy, sometimes mountainous; in the company of locals and Indigenous guides – this epic Melbourne to Christchur...

From $9540
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Australia and New Zealand Panorama

15 Day Guided Vacation | Melbourne to Rotorua | QPACA

Just how many legendary Antipodean attractions can you tick off in one journey?

From $7780
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Wonders of Australia and New Zealand Add this Guided Holiday to your custom brochure.

15 Day Guided Vacation | Brisbane to Rotorua | BPACA

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From $8130

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