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The Southern Drift (12 Days) - Inspiring Journeys
12 days

The Southern Drift (12 Days)

Start and end in Christchurch
Tour Operator:
Inspiring Journeys
Max group size:
20
Age range:
12 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
141371
Hygiene Measures:
Included
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Highlights

  • Discover the enchanting gold-mining town of Arrowtown
  • Taste the sublime flavours of a traditional Māori feast
  • Explore the spectacular beauty of Franz Josef Glacier
  • Indulge in vintage wine at one of the best wineries

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Itinerary

Start and end in Christchurch! With the Discovery tour The Southern Drift (12 Days), you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 5 other destinations in New Zealand. The Southern Drift (12 Days) 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 – Franz Josef
  3. Day 3: Franz Josef ‘Relaxed Start’
  4. Day 4: Franz Josef - Queenstown
  5. Day 5: Queenstown ‘Day at Leisure’
  6. Day 6: Queenstown ‘Day at Leisure’
  7. Day 7: Queenstown – Milford Sound
  8. Day 8: Milford Track Walk & Milford Sound Cruise
  9. Day 9: Milford Sound - Dunedin
  10. Day 10: Dunedin (Relaxed Start)
  11. Day 11: Dunedin - Christchurch
  12. Day 12: Farewell from Christchurch
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
11 nights
Lodge
Resort

Reviews About This Operator

  • Amanda
    · February 3rd, 2020
    TD Dave was wonderful, this was a fantastic way to experience Victoria - via delicious meals.
  • Elisa
    · January 28th, 2020
    The Red Centre had always been on my bucket list and it was incredible! I 100% recommend travelling with Inspiring... Show more

Dates & Availability

12 days
The Southern Drift (12 Days)
From Christchurch to Christchurch
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Good to Know

  • Currency
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    New Zealand Dollar
    New Zealand
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, South Africa you will need an adaptor for type I.

    Type I
    New Zealand
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before September 26th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 26th, 2021, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Inspiring Journeys. 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 prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Inspiring Journeys will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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