4.8
2 reviews
Southern Spectacular - AAT Kings
10 days • 16 places

Southern Spectacular

From Christchurch to Christchurch
Visiting Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, Twizel, Oamaru, + 11 more
Tour Operator:
AAT Kings
Max group size:
50
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
137139
From
$3,475
-10%
US $3,128
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Highlights

  • Cruise on the magical waters of mystical Milford Sound
  • Journey over the Southern Alps on the TranzAlpine Train
  • Discover the icy landscape of Franz Josef Glacier
  • Immerse yourself in the cultural traditions of Dunedin

Itinerary

Start and end in Christchurch! With the discovery tour Southern Spectacular, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 15 other destinations in New Zealand. Southern Spectacular includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Christchurch
  2. Day 2: Christchurch - Twizel
  3. Day 3: Twizel - Dunedin Included Choice
  4. Day 4: Dunedin - Te Anau
  5. Day 5: Te Anau - Queenstown
  6. Day 6: Queenstown Included Choice
  7. Day 7: Queenstown - Franz Josef
  8. Day 8: Franz Josef - Punakaiki
  9. Day 9: Punakaiki - Christchurch
  10. Day 10: Farewell from Christchurch
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

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Villa
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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.5
  • 4.7
  • Southern Spectacular reviewer 1
    September 26, 2019
    Tour was excellent, great guild and coach driver, great knowledge of area, very hospitable and family like.
    AAT Kings commented on this review
    Hi Kathryn, thanks so much for sharing your feedback. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your holiday through New Zealand's spectacular South with us! Hope to see you on another AAT Kings tour soon.
    Trip date: August 2019
  • HD
    January 09, 2019
    Fantastic! We love the country, view much more , it amazing
    AAT Kings commented on this review
    Hi Hiep, thanks so much for sharing your feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed seeing New Zealand with AAT Kings. We hope to see you again soon on another of our tours! Many thanks, AAT Kings
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    Trip date: December 2018

Availability

10 days
Southern Spectacular
From Christchurch to Christchurch
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FAQs

    • Is tipping my Travel Director or Driver Guide compulsory?

      Tipping is not compulsory in Australia or New Zealand however if you are happy with the service you received from your Travel Director or Driver Guide you can feel free to leave them a tip at your own discretion.

    • How can I pay for the Optional Experiences?

      All your Optional Experiences can be organised directly with your Travel Director whilst on the tour and you can choose to either pay in either local cash or by credit card.

    • What is the maximum luggage allowance?

      Due to strict Government vehicle weight restrictions you are allowed one medium size suitcase per person, with dimensions not to exceed H76cm x W46cm x D25cm. The maximum weight of all luggage must not exceed 23kg (50lbs).
      You are also allowed one piece of hand luggage on-board the coach: however it must be able to fit in the overhead compartments or under the seat in front of you if required.

    • On travelling days how often do we get a break?

      On travelling days you will stop every 2 to 3 hours either at a rest stop or for sightseeing, activities or free time.

    • Can I join the tour later or finish the tour earlier?

      You can choose to join the tour at a later date or finish the tour early however, it is important to note that AAT Kings is unable to offer a discount for choosing to do as the tour is a set package with a strict itinerary.

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      • For any tour departing before 28 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 28 March 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with AAT Kings. 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.
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