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Southern Pioneer - Haka Tours
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10 days

Southern Pioneer

Start and end in Christchurch
Tour Operator:
Haka Tours
Max group size:
11
Age range:
30 to 70
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
115423
Private available:
From
$2,508
-10%
US $2,258
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Highlights

  • Enjoy glamping under the southern skies at Wanaka
  • Journey over the Southern Alps on the TranzAlpine Train
  • Let loose in the adventure capital of Queenstown
  • Cruise on the magical waters of Milford Sound
  • Travel past crystal clear lakes and towering mountains

Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start and end in Christchurch! With the Discovery tour Southern Pioneer, you have a 10 days tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 5 other destinations in New Zealand. Southern Pioneer includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Christchurch
  2. Day 2: Christchurch to Ohau (via Lake Tekapo)
  3. Day 3: Ohau to Queenstown
  4. Day 4: Queenstown
  5. Day 5: Queenstown to Wanaka
  6. Day 6: Wanaka
  7. Day 7: Wanaka to Franz Josef
  8. Day 8: Franz Josef
  9. Day 9: Franz Josef to Christchurch
  10. Day 10: Christchurch
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Lodge
Motel

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Rather poor
    2.0
  • Itinerary
    Rather poor
    2.0
  • Guide
    Bad
    1.0
  • Transport
    Average
    3.0
  • Accommodation
    Average
    3.0
  • Food
    Average
    3.0
  • 4.5
  • SP
    · January 6th, 2020
    As a driver getting from location A to B, or excursion X, the guide was capable. But he was unhelpful and provided little information on things to do outside of paid excursions. (I.e. in wanaka....made no mention of wanaka tree, or another hiking... Show more
    Haka Tours commented on this review
    Kia Ora Seema, Thank you so much for your email and taking the time to write to us. We highly value guest feedback in order to continually improve the guest experience on our tours. We are proud of our passionate and experienced tour guides, and... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019

Dates & Availability

10 days
Southern Pioneer
From Christchurch to Christchurch
No credit card fees

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  • Upcoming departures
  • April 2021
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  • November 2022
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  • January 2023
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Ends on 17 Apr, 2021
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    Monday
    19 Apr, 2021
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    Wednesday
    28 Apr, 2021
    $2,508
    $2,257
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    Friday
    26 Nov, 2021
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    Sunday
    5 Dec, 2021
    $2,795
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    Friday
    7 Jan, 2022
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    Sunday
    16 Jan, 2022
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    18 Feb, 2022
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    Sunday
    27 Feb, 2022
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    1 Apr, 2022
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    Sunday
    10 Apr, 2022
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    25 Nov, 2022
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    Sunday
    4 Dec, 2022
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    Friday
    16 Dec, 2022
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    Sunday
    25 Dec, 2022
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    Friday
    20 Jan, 2023
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    Sunday
    29 Jan, 2023
    $2,795
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    Friday
    3 Feb, 2023
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    Sunday
    12 Feb, 2023
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    Friday
    17 Mar, 2023
    English
    Sunday
    26 Mar, 2023
    $2,795
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Good to Know

  • Currency
    $
    New Zealand Dollar
    New Zealand
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, South Africa you will need an adaptor for type I.

    Type I
    New Zealand
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • 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 June 2nd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 2nd, 2021, a minimum payment of $80 is required to confirm your booking with Haka Tours. 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 50 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 Haka Tours will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for "Haka Tours" 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
  • Accessibility
    Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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