Guided Vacations in South Island, New Zealand (21)

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, w...

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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New Zealand Panorama

7 Day Guided Vacation | Queenstown to Auckland
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$1990
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Wonders of Australia & New Zealand

15 Day Guided Vacation | Brisbane to Rotorua
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$5195
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Discover Australia & New Zealand

15 Day Guided Vacation | Cairns to Auckland
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Australia and New Zealand Panorama

15 Day Guided Vacation | Melbourne to Auckland
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$4850
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Contrasts of Australia & New Zealand

18 Day Independent Tour | Melbourne to Christchurch
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$5775
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Highlights of Australia & New Zealand

22 Day Guided Vacation | Melbourne to Christchurch
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$6750
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New Zealand Explorer

7 Day Independent Tour | Auckland to Queenstown
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Contrasts of New Zealand

10 Day Guided Vacation | Auckland to Christchurch
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$3000
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New Zealand & Australian Explorer

15 Day Guided Vacation | Auckland to Cairns
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Sensational South

11 Day Guided Vacation | Wellington to Queenstown
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$4295
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Southern Spectacular

10 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch Return
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$3020
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New Zealand Uncovered

17 Day Guided Vacation | Auckland to Christchurch
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$4885
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Southern Spirit

14 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch to Wellington
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$4150
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Essence of New Zealand

18 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch to Auckland
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$5250
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Spirit of New Zealand

21 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch to Auckland
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$6095
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Southern Wonders

9 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch Return
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$2670
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New Zealand Marvel

14 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch to Auckland
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$3780
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New Zealand Magic

17 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch to Auckland
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$4485
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Southern Spotlight

9 Day Guided Vacation | Christchurch Return
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$2650
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New Zealand Vista

14 Day Guided Vacation | Auckland to Christchurch
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$3780
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Kia Ora New Zealand

17 Day Guided Vacation | Auckland to Christchurch
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$4485

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