1 day - Queenstown to Christchurch

From NZD $570.00
  • Duration: 9 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Christchurch, Canterbury
  • Product code: SH01-S/N

Escape the ordinary with this unique tour, offering an enchanting journey from Queenstown to Christchurch—an appealing alternative to conventional coach transfers or air travel. Take the opportunity to savor the South Island's beauty at your own pace.

Embark on an adventure across the Southern Alps, starting from the charming town of Queenstown. Traverse the mesmerizing landscapes of the Otago Province, passing through the iconic Kawarau Gorge, home to the birthplace of bungy jumping. Pause to witness the daring leaps from the historic Bungy bridge.

Continuing the expedition, travel through the Lindis Pass, where the scenery undergoes a dramatic transformation as you enter the MacKenzie High Country. Journey past glacial-formed lakes Tekapo and Pukaki, each boasting breathtaking views. Explore the lakeside town of Tekapo, where the famous lakeside church stands against the backdrop of the Godley Peaks. At Pukaki, revel in glorious vistas of the majestic Mt Cook, weather permitting, capturing plenty of photo-worthy moments.

Venture further into the heart of the South Island, passing through Omarama, renowned for its status as a global gliding center. Cross Burke's Pass and traverse small picturesque country towns, with the option to visit "The Tinshed," a popular woolen wear country store.

As you make your way across the Rakaia River and its gorge, immerse yourself in the wide expanse of the Canterbury Plains. Finally, arrive in Christchurch, where your guide will bid you farewell after providing a brief orientation of the town and its surroundings. Alternatively, if preferred, the tour can begin in Queenstown and conclude in Christchurch, offering flexibility for your travel plans.

For those seeking an extended adventure, the tour can be customized to include a journey into the spectacular Mount Cook National Park with prior arrangement. Embark on a distinctive exploration of the South Island, creating memories that will last a lifetime.