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Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic

Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic - Flying Kiwi
Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic - Flying Kiwi
Starts
Christchurch
+7 Destinations
New Zealand South Island
Ends
Queenstown
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Highlights

  • Whale watching
  • Milford sound
  • White water rafting
  • Glow-worm walks
Age range
18 to 65 year olds
Accommodation
Camping, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
27
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Start in Christchurch and end in Queenstown! With the adventure tour Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic, you have a 9 day tour package taking you from Christchurch to Queenstown and through Christchurch, New Zealand and 8 other destinations in New Zealand. Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals and more.

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Itinerary

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  1. DAY 1:  CHRISTCHURCH - RANGITATA
  2. DAY 2:  RANGITATA - LAKE PUKAKI
  3. DAY 3:  LAKE PUKAKI - AORAKI NATIONAL PARK - MOERAKI
  4. DAY 4:  MOERAKI - DUNEDIN
  5. DAY 5:  DUNEDIN - FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK
  6. DAY 6: FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK - MILFORD SOUND - TE ANAU
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  8. DAY 7:  TE ANAU - QUEENSTOWN
  9. DAY 8:  QUEENSTOWN
  10. DAY 9: QUEENSTOWN

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Additional Services

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  • Optional Extras
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • October 1, 2016

      Which airport will this tour leave from and end?

      The Southern Light tour you are interested in departs Christchurch and finishes in Queenstown.

    • July 13, 2016

      Part of the trip involves outdoor camping. What are some of the additional/special items that travellers will need to bring for a comfortable trip?

      This is an outdoor camping tour and included in the tour price is shared tent accommodation, 2 people per tent. If you are travelling alone you will be paired with someone of similar age and same gender. You can hire a single tent for the duration of the tour for an additional $60.

      You can bring your own sleeping bag or hire one from us for $50. Foam camping pads to sleep on are provided. All cooking and eating utensils are provided you just need to bring your own pillow and personal clothing/items. Once your tour is booked you will also receive a suggested packing list.

    • July 1, 2016

      Are travelers expected to be able to cycle or trek continuously for hours as part of the trip?

      Everything is optional and whether you would like to participate in a certain hike, optional activity (additional costs) or cycle ride (if you have hired a bike) it is up to you.

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      • Gillian27th January 2018
        Easy booking, but would have liked more information regarding the B&Bs. I telephoned the Toronto office and the agent was very helpful.

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      Christchurch is the starting point and Queenstown is the endpoint.
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      TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Flying Kiwi booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 April 2018 the full payment of $1,589 is necessary.
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      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 $1589 for Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 1,003 km.
      • Christchurch (New Zealand)
      • 119 km
      • Rangitata (New Zealand)
      • 96 km
      • Lake Pukaki (New Zealand)
      • 35 km
      • Mount Cook (New Zealand)
      • 241 km
      • Dunedin (New Zealand)
      • 223 km
      • Te Anau (New Zealand)
      • 84 km
      • Milford Sound (New Zealand)
      • 95 km
      • Fiordland National Park (New Zealand)
      • 111 km
      • Queenstown (New Zealand)

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