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Top of the South Island (from Christchurch) - 5 Days

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Top of the South Island (from Christchurch) - 5 Days - Thrifty Tours
Top of the South Island (from Christchurch) - 5 Days - Thrifty Tours
Starts
Christchurch
+5 Destinations
New Zealand South Island
Ends
Christchurch
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Highlights

  • Go on a whale watching tour in Kaikoura
  • Ride on the infamous TranzAlpine Train
  • Stroll through the Abel Tasman National Park
  • Immerse yourself in the cultural town of Christchurch
Age range
1 to 100 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Self-Guided, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year
Start and end in Christchurch! With the self-guided tour Top of the South Island (from Christchurch) - 5 Days, you have a 5 day tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 4 other destinations in New Zealand. Top of the South Island (from Christchurch) - 5 Days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as transport and 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

  • Triplina Visser's review about another Thrifty Tours tour
    4.0 - Good

    The tour was good, but I would have loved to see the West Coast as well. It wasn't possible due to the bridge that collapsed

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Itinerary

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  1. Day 1 - Christchurch to Kaikoura inc Whale Watch Cruise
    Start point Meet your Intercity coach here, please be a few minutes early, Metro Bus Interchange, Corner Lichfield St and Colombo St, Christchurch, Canterbury Region 8011, New Zealand 07:00
  2. Day 2 - Kaikoura to Nelson via Blenheim
  3. Day 3 - Day to explore the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park
  4. Day 4 - Nelson to Greymouth by Newmans coach
  5. Day 5 - Greymouth to Christchurch by Tranz Alpne train
    End point Your TranzAlpine train willl drop you off at the Chirstchurch railway station, Troup Drive, Addington, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand 18:30

Travel guide

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

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  • Insurance

  • Meals

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Location
Start and end in Christchurch.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 757 km.
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)
  • 151 km
  • Kaikoura (New Zealand)
  • 130 km
  • Nelson (New Zealand)
  • 46 km
  • Abel Tasman NP (New Zealand)
  • 46 km
  • Nelson (New Zealand)
  • 216 km
  • Greymouth (New Zealand)
  • 167 km
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)

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