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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
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116 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
Train & Rail
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus

116 Reviews

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Good
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  • MN
    Written on March 14, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    This trip was amazing! I'd highly recommend everyone doing a Contiki at some point in their life. I met some amazing people from all over the world, we shared some unforgettable experiences and our tour manager was an absolute champ!

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  • 'Sweet As' South (Start Christchurch, End Wellington, 2018-19, 10 Days) reviewer 2
    Written on February 27, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was a fantastic tour experience and also they were responsible guide manager and driver.

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  • NH
    Written on December 19, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Overall this tour was good. Most of the accommodation was good except for Queenstown where you stay in Jucy Snooze pods for 4 nights which was incredibly cramped and uncomfortable. However, the breakfast there was good. More quick photo opportunities along... Read more

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  • SK
    Written on December 10, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Met some amazing people and loved Rae and Josh on the trip who were our guides. Definitely would go back with them again! Had so much fun!

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  • 'Sweet As' South (Start Christchurch, End Wellington, 2018-19, 10 Days) reviewer 5
    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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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 via Wanaka & Haast Pass
  8. Day 8: Franz Josef Glacier
  9. Day 9: Franz Josef Glacier to Christchurch via Hokitika & Arther's Pass
  10. Day 10: Christchurch to Wellington via Picton & Kaikoura

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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  • Contiki Munch
  • Europe Summer Team
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Guides who have led this tour

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  • 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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Location
Christchurch is the starting point and Wellington is the endpoint.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 9 May 2019 the full payment of $1,445 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1445 for 'Sweet As' South (Start Christchurch, End Wellington, 2018-19, 10 Days), but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
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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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