NEW ZEALAND SELF DRIVE, SEAT IN COACH & GUIDED TOUR PACKAGES

9 Day Bottom of the South Coach Tour South Island Tours, New Zealand

 

9 Day Bottom of the South Coach Tour have been pre-planned and for ease and peace of mind we have pre-booked all your accommodation and sightseeing needs to allow a truly memorable experience.

  •    TOUR DURATION:
    9 days
  •    TOUR STARTS/ENDS:
    Christchurch to Christchurch
  •    TOUR CATEGORY:
    Independent Coach Tour
  •    TRANSPORTATION:
    Coach
  •    TOUR DEPARTURES:
    Daily
  •    AIRPORT TRANSFERS:
    Included
  •    MEALS:
    7 x Breakfast 
  •    ACCOMMODATIONS:
    First Class Hotels, Superior Hotels, Standard Hotels
  •    PASSENGERS:
    no minimum number of passengers
  •    TOUR CODE:
    GTNZ23
  •    PRE & POST ACCOMMODATION:
    “Available“
  •    CITIES/REGIONS VISITED:

    CHRISTCHURCH – QUEENSTOWN – DOUBTFUL SOUND – TE ANAU – INVERCARGILL – STEWART ISLAND – DUNEDIN

ITINERARY

(B) – Breakfast, (L) – Lunch, (D) – Dinner

Depart from ,

DAY 1 : ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH

On arrival in Christchurch, ‘The Garden City’, seat in coach passengers will be met by our local representative and privately transferred to your hotel.

DAY 2 : CHRISTCHURCH - QUEENSTOWN

Travel across the fertile Canterbury Plains before arriving at Lake Tekapo. Continue south to the small town of Twizel before traveling through the historic Central Otago region to Lake Wakatipu and the ‘Alpine Resort’ of Queenstown. (B)

DAY 3 : QUEENSTOWN

A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more. Optional activities not included in the tour price. (B)

DAY 4 : QUEENSTOWN - DOUBTFUL SOUND - TE ANAU

Experience the peacefulness and tranquility of Doubtful Sound by coach with 2 boat cruises included, on Lake Manapouri and Doubtful Sound. This area is not visited as much as Milford Sound and is therefore a truly natural piece of paradise! (B)

DAY 5 : TE ANAU - INVERCARGILL - STEWART ISLAND

Depart Te Anau this morning and travel through the town of Gore to reach Invercargill, New Zealand’s southernmost city. You will be transferred to Bluff to collect the Stewart Island ferry. On arrival in Oban on Stewart Island, you will enjoy a guided tour of the island by mini coach. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. (B)

DAY 6 : STEWART ISLAND - INVERCARGILL

Today is at your leisure on Stewart Island until check in for your return flight to Invercargill (one way flight included). There are many optional wildlife cruises and walks in this untouched natural area that you may wish to take (optional activities not included). On arrival in Invercargill you will be transferred to your accommodation. (B)

DAY 7 : INVERCARGILL - DUNEDIN

Today seat in coach passengers will travel inland to Gore then through to Dunedin by coach. Self drive passengers head along the Catlin’s Coast, past sweeping beaches and towering cliffs to the Scottish influenced city of Dunedin. (B)

DAY 8 : DUNEDIN - CHRISTCHURCH

Depart Dunedin and travel north to the Garden City of Christchurch. This afternoon is at your leisure in Christchurch.

DAY 9 : DEPARTURE DAY

Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car. We trust you enjoyed your New Zealand Vacation! (B)

Arrive to ,

Inclusions & Highlights

Our Package Touring offers the following:

 Daily departures
No minimum number of passengers
Breakfasts Daily at all hotels
All sightseeing entry fees included (as mentioned in each itinerary)
A choice of accommodation options
All tours can be added to
All packages can be taken in reverse (except ‘Stunning New Zealand’)

ACCOMMODATION

Standard Accommodation Options
Standard is equivalent to a good 3-star tourist hotel.These hotels represent excellent value for money and usually have a licensed restaurant and bar on the premises.

Superior Accommodation Options
Superior describes hotels in the 3 1/2 to 4-star category. More often than not, these will be centrally located and offering a wide range of services and facilities.

First Class Accommodation Options
First Class are central city or resort location hotels at the top end of the scale rating 4 to 4 1/2 stars. All hotels at this level have excellent facilities, bars and restaurants etc, full services, and many feature swimming pool, spa baths, and fully equipped gymnasium for the enjoyment of guests.