Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic
- Our saving
- US $ 1,536
- Whale watching
- Milford sound
- White water rafting
- Glow-worm walks
- Age range
- 18 to 65 year olds
- Camping, Berth / Cabin
- Max Group Size
- Coach / Bus, Bicycle
- Travel style
- Adventure, Bicycle, Christmas & New Year
- Rather Poor
- CMConstanceWritten on November 3, 20184.0 - Good
New Zealand is the shining star of this trip. Stunningly beautiful. Chilly in late October but not over run by tourists at that time of spring either. There was a great variety of outdoor activities. Camp dinners were excellent.Show detailed ratingsFlying Kiwi commented on this reviewThanks for the great comments constance and so pleased you had a great trip
- IrinaWritten on April 5, 20185.0 - Excellent
The scenery is amazing. Not the usual tourist track which makes is more relaxing and quiet. Very very please overall!!Show detailed ratingsFlying Kiwi commented on this reviewThanks Irina and exactly what we try and do - "beyond the tourist trail!" :)
- AAlyseWritten on January 7, 20183.0 - Average
Recently completed Southern Blast tour. Overall was good experience and enjoyed getting to know other travellers from all other world. Alot gets packed into the tour which is good but can be tiring on longer trips especially as you are camping all the... Read moreShow detailed ratingsFlying Kiwi commented on this reviewThanks for your feedback Alyse. We are sorry to see the trip wasnt a 5 star experience for you but we really value your comments. We would always love to have more time in each location but its a careful balance between seeing a lot and not rushing - our big trip is 28 days with a few multi day stop offs but i appreciate those arent relevant to the sector you were on - we are always looking to enhance this though and our new buses will help cut drive times even further. Great to hear you enjoyed the healthy home cooked food and we will continue to develop our lunch ranges. We will feedback your other comments and look into any improvements that can be made as all our guides take great pride and time to ensure that all passengers are settled in and get to know the group. If you ever head back we'd love to show you the rest of the country and ensure a 5 star experience.
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DAY 1: CHRISTCHURCH - RANGITATA
Start point Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand 14:30
- DAY 2: RANGITATA - LAKE PUKAKI
- DAY 3: LAKE PUKAKI - AORAKI NATIONAL PARK - MOERAKI
- DAY 4: MOERAKI - DUNEDIN
- DAY 5: DUNEDIN - FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK
- DAY 6: FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK - MILFORD SOUND - TE ANAU
- DAY 7: TE ANAU - QUEENSTOWN
- DAY 8: QUEENSTOWN
DAY 9: QUEENSTOWN
End point Corner Shotover and Camp Street, The Station, Queenstown, Otago Region 9300, New Zealand 14:30
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AccommodationRated Good by past passengers
GuideRated Average by past passengers
MealsRated Excellent by past passengers
TransportRated Good by past passengers
Questions & Answers
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Is this a very active tour?
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. This can be an active tour but you can also take it easy!
I'm a solo traveller, for camping, will I be sharing a tent?
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 cost.
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- Marcia9th August 2018
Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic
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- ThursdayFeb 28, 2019from Christchurch9 DaysFridayMar 8, 2019to Queenstown4 seats left$64USD $1,536
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- ThursdayNov 21, 2019from Christchurch9 DaysFridayNov 29, 2019to Queenstown4 seats left$67USD $1,612
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- Christchurch (New Zealand)
- 119 km
- Rangitata (New Zealand)
- 96 km
- Lake Pukaki (New Zealand)
- 35 km
- Mount Cook (New Zealand)
- 191 km
- Moeraki (New Zealand)
- 64 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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