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Southern Explorer 2020-21 - Topdeck
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Southern Explorer 2020-21

From Christchurch to Christchurch
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  • Enter a winter wonderland at the impressive Fox Glacier
  • Be humbled by the scenery on a cruise of Milford Sound
  • Try your hand at mountain biking in beautiful Arrowtown
  • Let loose in the adventure capital of Queenstown


Start and end in Christchurch! With the adventure tour Southern Explorer 2020-21, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 7 other destinations in New Zealand. Southern Explorer 2020-21 includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Christchurch to Fox Glacier
  2. Day 2: Fox Glacier to Queenstown
  3. Day 3: Queenstown
  4. Day 4: Queenstown (Milford Sound Day Trip)
  5. Day 5: Queenstown
  6. Day 6: Queenstown to Lake Ohau
  7. Day 7: Lake Ohau to Christchurch
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  • Insurance
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  • EA
    · November 27, 2019
    The tour was awesome, I really enjoyed the crew and the beautiful landscapes. John and Michelle were our guides, very friendly and helpful. We had bad weather to go to Milford Sound so it was cancelled. We tried to find other activities to do but... Show more
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    Trip date: November 2019
  • L
    · November 19, 2019
    Whirlwind trip around the South Island, was a great sample of what NZ has to offer in the south!
    Trip date: April 2019
  • N
    · November 18, 2019
    The tour guides were great and very knowledgeable; nothing bad to say about them. The overall trip, though, for me, I didn't think there was much included for the cost, given that I'd just done a tour of the north with a different provider and... Show more
    Trip date: March 2019
  • L
    · November 16, 2019
    We had the best guide and driver: knowledgeable and friendly, who made sure that everyone had the best time they could (Taimi and Leigh- you're fantastic!). There was just enough downtime (but never time to be bored) and excellent included and optional... Show more
    Trip date: January 2019
  • Southern Explorer 2020-21 reviewer 5
    · November 16, 2019
    Meet some amazing people on this trip! Great way to discover some of the most beautiful parts of the South island with awesome crew! Just go for it
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    Trip date: July 2019
  • A
    · November 16, 2019
    It's well worth it. Everything was great including the tour guide and the bus driver.
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    Trip date: September 2019
  • Southern Explorer 2020-21 reviewer 7
    · August 26, 2019
    I loved New Zealand trip, it has been amazing ! Topdeck has done an amazing job! Just a feedback, as I'm travelling in a tour group with other travellers whom are from other countries and they are on the same culture, it's a bit hard to get along... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • Southern Explorer 2020-21 reviewer 8
    · July 14, 2019
    Everyone was super helpful and informative! Made the whole trip really easy to navigate :)
    Trip date: June 2019
  • NC
    · June 29, 2019
    Had a great time, saw lots of the South Island in a short time - would recommend
    Trip date: June 2019
  • DB
    · April 24, 2019
    It was a well-organized tour. Our guide was fun, caring and very thorough with everyday activities. It's an amazing first group tour experience.
    Trip date: April 2019

Dates & Availability

7 days
Southern Explorer 2020-21
From Christchurch to Christchurch
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