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'Sweet As' South (Start Christchurch, End Wellington, 2018-19, 10 Days)

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'Sweet As' South (Start Christchurch, End Wellington, 2018-19, 10 Days) - Contiki
'Sweet As' South (Start Christchurch, End Wellington, 2018-19, 10 Days) - Contiki
Alvin "Susie Ferkins is the best tour guide for contiki ever. If you travel to New Zealand, i would recommend Susie Ferkins for the tour guide. She explains everything really clear and recommends some good places to dine and also to party/drink. Everything went smooth and all activities went smooth. The accommodations were really great and Queenstown is one of the best town and have the best accommodatio..."
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112 reviews
Starts
Christchurch
+7 Destinations
New Zealand South Island
Ends
Wellington
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Highlights

Start in Christchurch and end in Wellington! With the discovery tour 'Sweet As' South (Start Christchurch, End Wellington, 2018-19, 10 Days), you have a 10 day tour package taking you from Christchurch to Wellington and through Christchurch, New Zealand and 7 other destinations in New Zealand. 'Sweet As' South (Start Christchurch, End Wellington, 2018-19, 10 Days) includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Lodge
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year

112 Reviews

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Good
8%
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  • 'Sweet As' South (Start Christchurch, End Wellington, 2018-19, 10 Days) reviewer 1
    Written on April 14, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Unbelievably amazing tour. Everything was extremely professional and well organized. I had the time of my life. I highly recommend this tour.

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  • B
    Written on October 26, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was everything i expected plus more our guide ed was really good at his job and raf the driver was the best bus driver iv ever experienced

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  • JD
    Written on March 28, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    My trip with Contiki was absolutely amazing! Susie and Pat are brilliant. The tour was really organised and we'll run. Definitely recommend doing a tour with Contiki.

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  • KB
    Written on March 16, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Susie is f*****g amazing!!! So helpful, kind, informative and fun! She made the trip awesome!

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  • KH
    Written on March 10, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The trip was amazing. It was my first contiki so I didn't know what to expect. But our trip leader and driver were more than amazing ! They made it a trip of a life time and I've been on two contikis since and neither come close to the New Zealand. The... Read more

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  • D
    Written on March 3, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Trip was excellent. Exceeded expectations, and the knowledge Susie had of NZ was thorough and relevant.

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  • AP
    Written on March 2, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was an awesome trip. I really don't know if there could be a better guide out there than Susie, she was great.

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  • AT
    Written on March 1, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Susie Ferkins is the best tour guide for contiki ever. If you travel to New Zealand, i would recommend Susie Ferkins for the tour guide. She explains everything really clear and recommends some good places to dine and also to party/drink. Everything went... Read more

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  • A
    Written on March 1, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Probably one of the best tour guide haha...love every bit of the trip. Who knows we may cross path again. Time will tell :). Keep up the good tour guide all the best.

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  • CS
    Written on March 1, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Trip was awesome, way exceeded my expectations. Tour guide susie and driver patty made it!!!

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Christchurch to Lake Ohau via Lake Tekapo
  2. Day 2: Lake Ohau to Te Anau via Arrowtown
  3. Day 3: Te Anau to Queenstown via Milford Sound
  4. Day 4: Queenstown
  5. Day 5: Queenstown
  6. Day 6: Queenstown
  7. Day 7: Queenstown to Franz Josef Glacier
  8. Day 8: Franz Josef Glacier
  9. Day 9: Franz Josef Glacier to Christchurch
  10. Day 10: Christchurch to Wellington

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

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Videos

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  • In-Depth Explorer
New Zealand with Contiki

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Guides who have led this tour

  • Isobel Needham
    "Well hello there, its so nice of you to visit my profile page. Im a double lucky guide as i get to work..."
  • Susie Ferkins
    "My spontaneous decision to work for Contiki was the best choice I ever made. I still pinch myself to..."

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  • Kate19th November 2018
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Location
Christchurch is the starting point and Wellington is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 January 2019 the full payment of $1,336 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1336 for 'Sweet As' South (Start Christchurch, End Wellington, 2018-19, 10 Days), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,359 km.
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)
  • 182 km
  • Lake Tekapo (New Zealand)
  • 56 km
  • Lake Ohau (New Zealand)
  • 130 km
  • Oamaru (New Zealand)
  • 94 km
  • Dunedin (New Zealand)
  • 172 km
  • Queenstown (New Zealand)
  • 222 km
  • Franz Josef (New Zealand)
  • 199 km
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)
  • 304 km
  • Wellington (New Zealand)

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