New Zealand South Island Getaway Self Drive

From $1,509*


  • 9 days car hire 
  • 8 nights twin share accommodation taking in Christchurch, Tekapo, Queenstown, Te Anau & Dunedin
  • Dark Sky Experience in Tekapo
  • Skyline Gondola & 3 Luge rides in Queenstown
  • Milford Sound Nature Cruise

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From Christchurch, Capital of the South island  head along State Highway 8, before merging onto State Highway 80, glimpse famous Mt Cook along the way, to the banks of the brilliant lakes district, Lake Pukaki and Lake Tekapo are must-sees.

Queenstown the adrenaline capital -  views, thrills, and buckets of excitement. The top of the Skyline gondola station, giving you panoramic shots of Queenstown, The Remarkables, and the ever-magical Southern Alps in the distance. After treating yourself to a thrilling luge ride or three, enjoy a sunset view from the Stratosfare Bar and Restaurant, a buffet-style favourite of locals and visitors alike.   The Shotover Canyon Jet experience tests the mettle of travellers many times a day. Fast, furious, and hell-bent on making you love every minute, the drivers weave and wind their way through an unforgiving canyon, pulling off near-misses, tight passes and sudden 360 -egree spins without blinking an eye.

An easy, breezy and beautiful drive awaits you , as Queenstown disappears and Te Anau manifests in all its scenic glory, beginning with picturesque view of Lake Wakatipu and the rugged ranges of the Remarkables. You’ll be treated to tourist stops aplenty, as the South Island’s interior lends itself to many quiet places to enjoy a pre-packed snack, before reaching the Murchison Mountains and Te Anau not long after.

You may have seen waterfalls, rivers and sheer cliffs in the past, but nothing can quite prepare you for this nature cruise into the heart of Milford Sound.

Get ready for a journey across the Waimea Plains, traversing the picturesque Otago region and into the heart of Dunedin. Use the remaining daylight to explore the Otago Harbour via chartered cruise, snapping memories of Taioroa Head and spotting New Zealand fur seals or the fins of dusky dolphins. You may even spy a Northern Royal Albatross skimming the surf in the distance!

Travel Dates

Valid for travel 02 Oct 2019 - until 15 Dec 2019.

Terms & Conditions

*Terms & Conditions: Prices are per person, twin share and subject to availability. Prices were correct at time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Bookings must be made and deposited by 31 October 19. Valid for travel 01 October to 15 December 2019. Discounts or surcharges may apply at certain times. Blackout periods may apply. Car Rental - insurance excess applies, please enquire for conditions. Excess reduction options are available. Car parking fees may apply at some properties. An afterhours fee will apply to any vehicle being picked up or dropped off outside of office hours. For more information about any of the above packages please quote booking code ANZ9DSIG719.

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