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The Southern Drift - Inspiring Journeys
12 days

The Southern Drift

From Christchurch to Christchurch
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Age range:
12 to 99 year olds
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Our saving: $133
US $6,262
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Places You’ll See

  • Christchurch
  • Punakaiki
  • Queenstown
  • Milford Sound
    Milford Sound
  • Mount Cook
    Mount Cook
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  • 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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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Christchurch
  2. Day 2: Christchurch – Franz Josef Glacier
  3. Day 3: Franz Josef Glacier
  4. Day 4: Franz Josef Glacier – Queenstown
  5. Day 5: Queenstown Journey Select
  6. Day 6: Queenstown Free Time
  7. Day 7: Queenstown – Milford Sound
  8. Day 8: Milford Sound Cruise
  9. Day 9: Milford Sound – Dunedin
  10. Day 10: Dunedin
  11. Day 11: Dunedin – Christchurch
  12. Day 12: Farewell from Christchurch
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What's included

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  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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        Reviews about this operator

        • November 01, 2019
          What an incredible experience! The 2 day Wakalina walk was a once in a lifetime experience... This trip has lots of inclusions that go beyond your standard holiday experience. Perfect for someone wanting to see the best of the East Coast but in a... Show more
        • October 30, 2019
          I experienced the IJTAS tour and if you are looking for a unique and exclusive experience and want to learn about the Aboriginal history of Tasmania this is a 'Must Do' product. Our guides were just amazing and I learnt so much about not only Tasmania... Show more
        • October 28, 2019
          This was an amazing trip, I loved every minute! The indigenous local guides on the Wakulina walk gave us so much insight into what makes the places we were travelling to so special, people in the group were crying when we had to leave. There was SO... Show more



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        Frequently asked questions

          • Do I need a visa for this tour?

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          • Is travel insurance recommended?

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          • Is transport included?

            Transport is included on this tour.

          • Is there a guide?

            A guide will accompany you on the tour.

          • Are meals included?

            Selected meals are included as per the itinerary.

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            • For any tour departing before 21 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 21 January 2020, 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 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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