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Queenstown to Christchurch (with Glaciers and TranzAlpine) - 3 Days

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3
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Queenstown to Christchurch (with Glaciers and TranzAlpine) - 3 Days - Thrifty Tours
Queenstown to Christchurch (with Glaciers and TranzAlpine) - 3 Days - Thrifty Tours
Starts
Queenstown
+2 Destinations
New Zealand South Island
Ends
Christchurch
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Highlights

  • Venture to the terminal face of the famous Fox Glacier
  • Journey over the Southern Alps on the TranzAlpine Train
  • Immerse yourself in the cultural town of Christchurch
  • Let loose in the adventure capital of Queenstown
Age range
1 to 100 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year
Start in Queenstown and end in Christchurch! With the discovery tour Queenstown to Christchurch (with Glaciers and TranzAlpine) - 3 Days, you have a 3 day tour package taking you from Queenstown to Christchurch and through Queenstown, New Zealand and 3 other destinations in New Zealand. Queenstown to Christchurch (with Glaciers and TranzAlpine) - 3 Days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, 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. Introduction
  1. Day 1 - Queenstown to Fox Glacier with Great Sights
    Start point Join your Great Sights tour here, please be a few minutes early, Athol Street Bus Station, Athol Street, Queenstown, Otago Region 9300, New Zealand 08:00
  2. Day 2 - Explore the West Coast Glacier region
  3. Day 3 - Fox Glacier to Greymouth, then take the Tranz Alpine train to Christchurch
    End point The Tranz Alpine train will drop you off at Christchurch railway station, Troup Drive, Addington, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand 19:00

Travel guide

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

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  • Transport

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Meals

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  • Emma3rd March 2019
    The selection of tours is great. The website was easy to work around. The customer care team was able to answer questions about the tour I selected and made the whole process very pleasant. I will definitely be coming back to book my next tour.

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Location
Queenstown is the starting point and Christchurch is the endpoint.
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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 16 August 2019 the full payment of $585 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 $585 for Queenstown to Christchurch (with Glaciers and TranzAlpine) - 3 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 521 km.
  • Queenstown (New Zealand)
  • 205 km
  • Fox Glacier (New Zealand)
  • 149 km
  • Greymouth (New Zealand)
  • 167 km
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)

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