4.7
84 reviews
Southern Voyager - Wild Kiwi
Book with flexibility
7 days

Southern Voyager

From Christchurch to Christchurch
Tour Operator:
Wild Kiwi
Max group size:
18
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
18 to 35
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
101680
From
US $728
+ $109 GST
Book With Extra Flexibility
  • Change dates
    Choose new departure dates if your plans change.
  • Choose a different tour
    Change to a different tour run by the same tour operator.
  • Get credit if plans change
    Get credit for future trips if you need more time to decide.
  • 24/7 Support
    Reach out to us anytime via online chat, phone or email.
Start planning your tour
Image of a map showing the route of the tour

Highlights

  • Get your adrenaline fix in the adventure capital of the World, Queenstown with a bungy jump or skydive.
  • Cruise through what is considered the 8th Wonder of the World, Milford Sound.
  • Hike, heli or climb New Zealand’s steepest glacier, Franz Josef Glacier.
  • Hike the Hooker Valley for up-close views of New Zealand’s highest peak.

Itinerary

Start and end in Christchurch! With the adventure tour Southern Voyager, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 4 other destinations in New Zealand. Southern Voyager includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Expand All
  1. Introduction
  1. DAY 1 - Christchurch to Franz Josef
    Start point Outside Front Entrance, JUCY Snooze, 5 Peter Leeming Rd, Christchurch, Canterbury Region 8053, New Zealand 09:30 - 09:45
  2. DAY 2 - Franz Josef
  3. DAY 3 - Franz Josef to Queenstown
  4. DAY 4 - Queenstown and Milford Sound
  5. DAY 5 - Queenstown
  6. DAY 6 - Queenstown to Mt Cook
  7. DAY 7 - Mt Cook to Christchurch
    End point Outside Front Entrance, JUCY Snooze, 5 Peter Leeming Rd, Christchurch, Canterbury Region 8053, New Zealand
Want to read it later?

Download this tour’s PDF brochure and start tour planning offline

What's Included

Expand All
  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance

Where You'll Stay

Hostel

Customer Photos

See all

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.1
  • 4.6
  • Most Recent
  • Most Popular
  • Highest First
  • Lowest First
  • Southern Voyager reviewer 1
    · February 11, 2020
    Booking a tour with Wild Kiwi might have been one of the best decisions I’ve made. It’s amazing how much you get to see in just one week. Unfortunately our group didn’t manage to do the Helihike in the two possible locations because of the weather, but... Show more
    Wild Kiwi commented on this review
    Hi Marta, thanks for your epic review! We are stoked to hear you had a great time exploring New Zealand with Wild Kiwi and our guide Julien! We hope to see you on tour again soon.
    Southern Voyager customer review photo 1Southern Voyager customer review photo 2Southern Voyager customer review photo 3
    Trip date: January 2020
  • Southern Voyager reviewer 2
    · January 29, 2020
    Just returned back from the best week exploring the South Island on the Southern Voyager and can say I had one of the best weeks ever! Every stop was absolutely breathtaking, made even better by some pretty incredible local knowledge and culture from... Show more
    Wild Kiwi commented on this review
    Hi Emma, thanks for your epic review! We are stoked to hear you had a great time exploring the South Island with Wild Kiwi and our wicked guide Big Ben! We hope to see you on tour again soon.
    Trip date: January 2020
  • G
    · January 28, 2020
    Had an absolutely amazing time with wild kiwi tours! Ben was a fantastic guide- a great mixture of professionalism and fun. Everything was very well organised and don’t think I could have done more with the time we’ve had!
    Wild Kiwi commented on this review
    Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback Gabriele! It was a pleasure to show you the best of the South Island. We hope to see you on board with Wild Kiwi again soon.
    Trip date: January 2020
  • AA
    · December 21, 2019
    Awesome tour!! Our tour guide was amazing! Highly recommend!!
    Wild Kiwi commented on this review
    Hi Alexandria, thank you for your review of our Wild Kiwi 'Southern Voyager' trip and Julien, our guide. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time on tour with us and hope to see you again soon.
    Trip date: December 2019
  • LS
    · December 12, 2019
    fabulous week despite terrible weather. Julien was fabulous and great group. would definitely recommend
    Wild Kiwi commented on this review
    Hi Lousie, thanks for your lovely review, we are so pleased to hear you had a great time exploring the South Island with Wild Kiwi and our fabulous guide Julien.
    Trip date: November 2019
  • Southern Voyager reviewer 6
    · November 29, 2019
    This was a wonderful trip. Julien was a brilliant guide who seamlessly organised everything, answered all our questions and was a great laugh too. The other people on the tour were lovely and super friendly and we all got on like a house on fire. We saw... Show more
    Wild Kiwi commented on this review
    Hi Jonathan, cheers for the epic review! We are stoked you had a great time exploring the south with Wild Kiwi and our guide Julien!
    Trip date: November 2019
  • MG
    · November 27, 2019
    Great way to explore NZ’s South Island in a week. Very cool itinerary!
    Wild Kiwi commented on this review
    Hi Maria, thanks for the review, we are pleased to hear you had a great time exploring the South Island with Wild Kiwi!
    Trip date: November 2019
  • AP
    · November 10, 2019
    It's amazing guys. Just book it..
    Wild Kiwi commented on this review
    Thanks for the recommendation Andreas! We hope to see you on tour again soon :)
    Trip date: November 2019
  • RA
    · October 28, 2019
    I had the best time exploring the south island, however there were 2 - 3 points that could be improved 1- in one of the hostels they booked a 8people room, where they could have payed 4$ more per person and book a two 4person rooom. 2- The day we... Show more
    Wild Kiwi commented on this review
    Hi Roni, thanks for your review! It's unfortunate the weather was not wanting to play ball for you when you were going to Milford Sound, however we are pleased to hear you still had a great trip with Wild Kiwi.
    Trip date: October 2019
  • AM
    · September 22, 2019
    Just finished the tour and can honestly say I had some of the best days of my life. The itinerary for this tour is perfect for anyone wanting to do see and experience a lot of South Island in a short time. It suits your style whether your someone... Show more
    Wild Kiwi commented on this review
    Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback Aaron! You certainly made the most of your time in New Zealand and completed many of your activities off your bucket list. It was a pleasure to show you the best of the South Island. We hope to see you on... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019

Dates & Availability

7 days
Southern Voyager
From Christchurch to Christchurch
No credit card fees
Book With Flexibility. You're not locked in! Make changes to your dates or switch tours for tours departing by Jun 30, 2020 run by the same tour operator.
Learn More
Select a departure month
  • Upcoming departures
  • April 2020
  • May 2020
  • June 2020
  • July 2020
  • August 2020
  • September 2020
  • October 2020
  • November 2020
  • December 2020
  • January 2021
  • February 2021
  • March 2021
  • April 2021
Select The Travel Month
Upcoming departures
  • Saturday
    Apr 11, 2020
    Friday
    Apr 17, 2020
    Sold Out
    $728
    + $109
    GST
    See Similar Tours For These Dates
  • Saturday
    Apr 18, 2020
    Friday
    Apr 24, 2020
    Sold Out
    $728
    + $109
    GST
    See Similar Tours For These Dates
  • Saturday
    Apr 25, 2020
    Friday
    May 1, 2020
    Sold Out
    $728
    + $109
    GST
    See Similar Tours For These Dates
  • 2 Other Unavailable Departures
  • Get Instant Confirmation
    Saturday
    May 2, 2020
    Friday
    May 8, 2020
    Filling Fast
    $728
    + $109
    GST
    Book With Flexibility
  • Get Instant Confirmation
    Saturday
    May 9, 2020
    Friday
    May 15, 2020
    Filling Fast
    $728
    + $109
    GST
    Book With Flexibility
  • Get Instant Confirmation
    Saturday
    May 16, 2020
    Friday
    May 22, 2020
    Filling Fast
    $728
    + $109
    GST
    Book With Flexibility
  • Get Instant Confirmation
    Saturday
    May 23, 2020
    Friday
    May 29, 2020
    Filling Fast
    $728
    + $109
    GST
    Book With Flexibility
  • Get Instant Confirmation
    Saturday
    May 30, 2020
    Friday
    Jun 5, 2020
    Filling Fast
    $728
    + $109
    GST
    Book With Flexibility
  • Get Instant Confirmation
    Saturday
    Jun 6, 2020
    Friday
    Jun 12, 2020
    Filling Fast
    $728
    + $109
    GST
    Book With Flexibility
  • Get Instant Confirmation
    Saturday
    Jun 13, 2020
    Friday
    Jun 19, 2020
    Filling Fast
    $728
    + $109
    GST
    Book With Flexibility

FAQs

    • When and where does the tour end?

      After a day of experiencing Lake Tekapo, the Church of the Good Shepherd and much more, you arrive back into Christchurch at approximately 4 pm. You can choose to get dropped off in the city centre or at Christchurch Airport - that's entirely up to you.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of this tour starts at 9.30 am from Christchurch International Airport, where you will be heading for the dizzying heights of Arthur’s Pass and the stunning snow-capped Southern Alps. This is only the beginning of your Southern adventure!

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      This tour starts at the airport in Christchurch, and when the tour is finished you can choose whether you would like to be dropped off at Christchurch airport or city centre.

    • What is the age range?

      The age range for this tour is from 18 to 35 years old. This means that children and young travellers under the age of 18 and more mature travellers above the age of 35 are not eligible to participate in this tour.

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      A single supplement is not available for this tour, so if you are a solo traveller, you will be roomed in quad-share accommodation with 3 fellow travellers of the same gender.

    Got a question about this tour?

    Reach out to our travel experts.

    Good to Know

    • About the country

      Currencies

      $
      Dollar
      New Zealand

      Plugs & Adapters

      New Zealand

      Visa

      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 6 June 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 6 June 2020, a minimum payment of 15% is required to confirm your booking with Wild Kiwi. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Wild Kiwi will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for Wild Kiwi tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
    • Cancellation Policy

    Videos

    • Wild Kiwi New Zealand Adventure Tours
    • Meet Robbie | Guide Video | Wild Kiwi Adventure Tours
    • Wild Kiwi Vehicle Tour | Wild Kiwi Adventure Tours
    • Wild Kiwi | Jump In
    • Wild Kiwi | Adrenaline Rush
    • Wild Kiwi | BBQ with a view
    Wild Kiwi New Zealand Adventure Tours