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Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic - Flying Kiwi
9 days

Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic

From Christchurch to Queenstown
Tour Operator:
Flying Kiwi
Max group size:
26
Age range:
18 to 65
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
7265
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Highlights

  • Whale watching
  • Milford sound
  • White water rafting
  • Glow-worm walks

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Itinerary

Start in Christchurch and end in Queenstown! With the Adventure tour Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic, you have a 9 days tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 8 other destinations in New Zealand. Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: CHRISTCHURCH - RANGITATA
  2. Day 2: RANGITATA - LAKE TEKAPO
  3. Day 3: LAKE TEKAPO - 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
  7. Day 7: TE ANAU - QUEENSTOWN
  8. Day 8: QUEENSTOWN
  9. Day 9: QUEENSTOWN
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Where You'll Stay

Camping
7 nights
Berth / Cabin

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Good
    4.0
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Guide
    Good
    3.5
  • Transport
    Good
    4.0
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.7
  • Food
    Good
    4.0
  • 4.6
  • MR
    · March 11th, 2020
    It was a great trip but the previous rains prevented us from doing some activities that we were planning to do.
    Flying Kiwi commented on this review
    Thanks so much for the 4 star review Martin. We are sorry you were a bit unlucky with the weather but great to hear you still had a great trip.
    Trip date: February 2020
  • CM
    · November 3rd, 2018
    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.
    Flying Kiwi commented on this review
    Thanks for the great comments constance and so pleased you had a great trip
    Trip date: October 2018
  • Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic reviewer 3
    · April 5th, 2018
    The scenery is amazing. Not the usual tourist track which makes is more relaxing and quiet. Very very please overall!!
    Flying Kiwi commented on this review
    Thanks Irina and exactly what we try and do - "beyond the tourist trail!" :)
    Trip date: March 2018
  • A
    · January 7th, 2018
    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... Show more
    Flying Kiwi commented on this review
    Thanks 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 -... Show more
    Trip date: December 2017

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9 days
Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic
From Christchurch to Queenstown
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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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