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South Island Explorer

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Starts
Christchurch
+7 Destinations
New Zealand South Island
Ends
Christchurch
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Highlights

Start and end in Christchurch! With the discovery tour South Island Explorer, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Christchurch, New Zealand and 5 other destinations in New Zealand. South Island Explorer includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ship
Travel style
Discovery, Self-Guided

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  • SC
    Written on June 5, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    I had an amazing time in New Zealand. However, my itinerary included two exclusions that were canceled and not refunded to me. I left an email and a voicemail for the Bamba team but they have yet to respond, and usually they are very prompt in answering.... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1
  2. Day 2
  3. Day 3
  4. Day 4
  5. Day 5
  6. Day 6
  7. Day 7
  8. Day 8
  9. Day 9
  10. Day 10

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

  • Meals

    Rated Bad by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

Videos

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Questions & Answers

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

  • What are the accommodations used on this trip?

    Current accommodation selection is based on shared dormitories:

    SOUTH ISLAND EXPLORER 10D/9N - HOSTEL DORM
    You will share a dorm room with other travellers in hostels.
    Minimum number of passengers: 1

    We may also offer the following depending on the total number of travellers.

    SOUTH ISLAND EXPLORER 10D/9N - HOSTEL DOUBLE/TWIN
    You will share a private double or twin room with your travel partner in hostels.
    Minimum number of passengers: 2

    SOUTH ISLAND EXPLORER 10D/9N - HOSTEL SINGLE
    You will have your own private single room in hostels.
    Minimum number of passengers: 1

  • I'm interested in this tour but was wondering if the bus ever stops by MT. Cook?

    We can definitely add the Mount Cook option into this package for your trip. Adding travel via Mount Cook will include your coach pass, and accommodation in an 8-share dorm at YHA Aoraki Mt Cook Backpackers.

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  • Nathalie, 20 years old19th October 2018
    The Website is so easy to use. And love how they always provide information, and stay in contact with the tour operator and you. Highly recommended!!

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    Nov 19, 2018
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    Nov 28, 2018
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    $55
    USD $1,314
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Location
Start and end in Christchurch.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 30% to confirm this Bamba Experience booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 15 January 2019 the full payment of $1,314 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
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 $1314 for South Island Explorer, but the deposit of 30% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Bamba Experience will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Bamba Experience tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,415 km.
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)
  • 358 km
  • Queenstown (New Zealand)
  • 71 km
  • Milford Sound (New Zealand)
  • 71 km
  • Queenstown (New Zealand)
  • 222 km
  • Franz Josef (New Zealand)
  • 345 km
  • Nelson (New Zealand)
  • 46 km
  • Abel Tasman NP (New Zealand)
  • 46 km
  • Nelson (New Zealand)
  • 256 km
  • Christchurch (New Zealand)

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