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Southern National Parks - 10 Days

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Southern National Parks - 10 Days - Thrifty Tours
Southern National Parks - 10 Days - Thrifty Tours
Starts
Christchurch
+6 Destinations
New Zealand South Island
Ends
Christchurch
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Highlights

  • Cruise on the magical waters of Milford Sound
  • Ride through towering mountains on the TranzAlpine
  • Spend the night at the base of Mount Cook
  • Gaze in awe at the stunning Franz Josef Glacier
Age range
1 to 100 year olds
Accommodation
Lodge, Motel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year
Start and end in Christchurch! With the discovery tour Southern National Parks - 10 Days, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 5 other destinations in New Zealand. Southern National Parks - 10 Days includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
  • Stuart Kim's review about another Thrifty Tours tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. The motor coach was comfortable and had the right amount of rest stops and points of interest. Stuart was very knowledgeable and shared a wealth of information about the Canterbury plain and the Aoraki area. Peter was very... Read more

  • Xiaoqi Zheng's review about another Thrifty Tours tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    it will be great if tours with cheaper accommodation (e.g. YHA) can be made available particularly for solo travelers, for this tour, as I`m travelling by myself, I had to pay extra (around) $600 on accommodation.

  • mary athas's review about another Thrifty Tours tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    My tour coordinator, Amanda, was awesome! She was genuinely attentive and provided personal attention to all my concerns! I would say that one extra day in franz joseph would have made this trip better. it's a lot of travelling and an extra day would... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 - Welcome to Christchurch
    Start point Our private transfer company will pick you up off your flight , Christchurch Airport, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, New Zealand
  2. Day 2 - Christchurch to Mount Cook National Park
  3. Day 3 - Explore the World Heritage area that is Mt. Cook National Park
  4. Day 4 - Mount Cook National Park to Queenstown
  5. Day 5 - Free day to explore Queenstown
  6. Day 6 - Milford Sound day tour with Real Journeys
  7. Day 7 - Queenstown to Franz Josef Glacier
  8. Day 8 - Explore Franz Josef and the Glacier region
  9. Day 9 - Franz Josef to Greymouth train station, Tranz Alpine train to Christchurch
  10. Day 10 - Depart Christchurch today
    End point Our private transfer company will drop you up for your flight , Christchurch Airport, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, New Zealand

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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Location
Start and end in Christchurch.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Thrifty Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 August 2019 the full payment of $1,428 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1428 for Southern National Parks - 10 Days, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,051 km.
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)
  • 206 km
  • Mount Cook (New Zealand)
  • 184 km
  • Queenstown (New Zealand)
  • 71 km
  • Milford Sound (New Zealand)
  • 71 km
  • Queenstown (New Zealand)
  • 222 km
  • Franz Josef (New Zealand)
  • 132 km
  • Greymouth (New Zealand)
  • 167 km
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)

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