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Southern Light from Picton - Top rated by National Geographic

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Southern Light from Picton - Top rated by National Geographic - Flying Kiwi
Southern Light from Picton - Top rated by National Geographic - Flying Kiwi
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4 reviews
Starts
Picton
+10 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
26
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Flying Kiwi
Start in Picton and end in Queenstown! With the adventure tour Southern Light from Picton - Top rated by National Geographic, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Picton, New Zealand and 11 other destinations in New Zealand. Southern Light from Picton - Top rated by National Geographic is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  1. Introduction
  1. DAY 1: PICTON - KAIKOURA
    Start point Picton Train Station, Picton, Picton, Marlborough Region, New Zealand 11:00
  2. DAY 2: KAIKOURA - CHRISTCHURCH - RANGITATA
  3. DAY 3: RANGITATA - LAKE TEKAPO
  4. DAY 4: LAKE TEKAPO - AORAKI NATIONAL PARK - MOERAKI
  5. DAY 5: MOERAKI - DUNEDIN
  6. DAY 6: DUNEDIN - FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK
  7. DAY 7: FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK - MILFORD SOUND - TE ANAU
  8. DAY 8: TE ANAU - QUEENSTOWN
  9. DAY 9: QUEENSTOWN
  10. DAY 10: QUEENSTOWN
    End point Corner of Shotover and Camp Street, The Station, Queenstown, Otago Region 9300, New Zealand 14:30

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Insurance

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  • Southern Light from Picton - Top rated by National Geographic reviewer 1
    Written on April 25, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour was truly amazing; I don't good enough words to describe how awesome everything was. Charlene and Genna (our tour guide and tour driver) were above and beyond wonderful; they were taking care of every small detail and always there for you. The... Read more

    Flying Kiwi commented on this review
    Fantastic! That's wonderful to hear thank you Federica, we're so pleased you had such a great time on tour with us. If you're ever down our way again please get in touch, we would love to show you another special corner of NZ. All the best, Brenda & the Flying Kiwi team :)
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    Written on January 16, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic experience, I would highly recommend

    Flying Kiwi commented on this review
    Great to hear, thank you for the review David :)
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  • MR
    Written on March 10, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I wanted a tour which covered much of the South Island in a relatively short time which this did. It meant a lot of travelling but there were frequent stops at interesting places as there is so much to see. The driver and guide were well suited for the job... Read more

    Flying Kiwi commented on this review
    great to hear you had a good trip Marian - you are right and it is action packed but we are proud to take more time than alternative tours and so pelased you enjoyed the experience - if you fancy heading back for the north don't forget our repeat visitors discount :)
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  • Southern Light from Picton - Top rated by National Geographic reviewer 4
    Written on January 8, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    My trip was better than expected! I loved every day of it! First of all, the group was really nice, average age was around 30 and everyone loved the outdoors. The camping and the places we visited were amazing!

    Flying Kiwi commented on this review
    Wonderful thanks for the great review Irene, time for another trip maybe? ;)
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,215 km.
  • Picton (New Zealand)
  • 126 km
  • Kaikoura (New Zealand)
  • 151 km
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)
  • 119 km
  • Rangitata (New Zealand)
  • 72 km
  • Lake Tekapo (New Zealand)
  • 43 km
  • Mount Cook (New Zealand)
  • 191 km
  • Moeraki (New Zealand)
  • 64 km
  • Dunedin (New Zealand)
  • 242 km
  • Milford Sound (New Zealand)
  • 95 km
  • Fiordland National Park (New Zealand)
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