New Zealand South Island Adventure Tours & Trips

Explore a wide diversity of New Zealand South Island adventure holidays. We have 89 tour packages that vary from 3 days to 21 days. With the greatest number of departures in November, this is also the most popular time of the year.

89 New Zealand South Island Adventure trips with 1,935 reviews

  • Southern Voyager

    "This is was my best 7 days in New Zealand. The group was amazing and the guide was..."
    destinations
    Christchurch, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Mount Cook
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    physical rating
    Active
    Regions
    New Zealand South Island, Milford Sound+1 more
    Travel style
    Discovery, Sightseeing, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Wild Kiwi
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    Tour length
    7 days
    Price per day
    $103
    From
    US$720
    • +$108 upfront costs
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  • New Zealand South Island Explorer

    destinations
    Christchurch, Punakaiki, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Doubtful Sound, Mount Cook
    age range
    15 to 99 year olds
    physical rating
    Active
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Christmas & New Year
    operator
    Intrepid Travel
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    Tour length
    11 days
    Price per day
    $295
    From
    US$3,250
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  • Pure Adrenalin (Ex Wellington) 2019-20

    "Both Jessica and our driver, John Nock, made it their mission to ensure we had an..."
    destinations
    Wellington, Nelson, Abel Tasman NP, Kaikoura, Christchurch, Hokitika, Fox Glacier, Queenstown, Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound, Te Anau, Lake Ohau, Mount Cook+7 more
    age range
    18 to 39 year olds
    physical rating
    Active
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year+2 more
    operator
    Topdeck
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    Tour length
    11 days
    Price per day
    $177
    From
    US$1,945
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  • Pure Adrenalin (Ex Christchurch) 2019-20

    "I just completed the New Zealand - Pure Adrenalin tour. It was honestly the best..."
    destinations
    Christchurch, Hokitika, Lake Matheson, Fox Glacier, Lake Wanaka, Lake Hawea, Queenstown, Mirror Lakes, Hollyford Valley, Milford Sound, Arrowtown, Lake Ohau, Lake Pukaki, Mount Cook, Kaikoura, Nelson, Abel Tasman NP, Wellington+12 more
    age range
    18 to 39 year olds
    physical rating
    Active
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, In-depth Cultural+1 more
    operator
    Topdeck
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    Tour length
    11 days
    Price per day
    $177
    From
    US$1,945
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  • Kiwi Experience - 10 Day Tour South Island (All Inclusive)

    destinations
    Wellington, Picton, Kaikoura, Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, Mount Cook, Wanaka, Queenstown, Franz Josef+2 more
    age range
    18 to 65 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Discovery
    operator
    Kiwi Experience
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    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $99
    From
    US$991
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  • Kiwi Experience - 8 Day Tour South Island (All Inclusive)

    destinations
    Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, Mount Cook, Wanaka, Franz Josef
    age range
    18 to 65 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Discovery
    operator
    Kiwi Experience
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    Tour length
    8 days
    Price per day
    $95
    From
    US$757
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  • Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic

    "The scenery is amazing. Not the usual tourist track which makes is more relaxing..."
    destinations
    Christchurch, Rangitata, Lake Tekapo, Mount Cook, Moeraki, Dunedin, Te Anau, Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park, Queenstown+3 more
    age range
    18 to 65 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Bicycle, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Flying Kiwi
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    -25%
    Tour length
    9 days
    Price per day
    $131
    From
    $1,574
    US$1,180
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  • Southern Light from Picton - Top rated by National Geographic

    "My trip was better than expected! I loved every day of it! First of all, the group..."
    destinations
    Picton, Kaikoura, Christchurch, Rangitata, Lake Tekapo, Mount Cook, Moeraki, Dunedin, Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park, Te Anau, Queenstown+5 more
    age range
    18 to 65 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Christmas & New Year
    operator
    Flying Kiwi
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    -25%
    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $126
    From
    $1,679
    US$1,259
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  • Southern Spectacular

    destinations
    Christchurch, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Dunedin, Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo+1 more
    age range
    12 to 99 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Discovery
    operator
    Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
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    Deal
    Tour length
    12 days
    Price per day
    $316
    From
    US$3,789
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  • South Island Lick Tour

    "Everything was well thought out, plenty of opportunities to enjoy the surroundings,..."
    destinations
    Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, Queenstown, Wanaka, Lake Wanaka, Franz Josef
    age range
    18 to 39 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Discovery, Sightseeing, In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year+2 more
    operator
    Haka Tours
    Tour length
    7 days
    Price per day
    $137
    From
    US$960
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  • Southern Escape (2020)

    destinations
    Christchurch, Fox Glacier, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Te Anau, Dunedin, Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, Lake Tekapo+2 more
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Discovery, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Travel Marvel
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    Tour length
    8 days
    Price per day
    $206
    From
    US$1,648
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  • ' Sweet As' South (8 destinations)

    destinations
    Christchurch, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Te Anau, Lake Ohau, Lake Tekapo+1 more
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Adventure, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Contiki
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    -15%
    Tour length
    9 days
    Price per day
    $130
    From
    $1,375
    US$1,169
    You save: $206
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  • Southern Explorer 2020-21

    destinations
    Christchurch, Lake Matheson, Fox Glacier, Lake Hawea, Lake Wanaka, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Lake Ohau+2 more
    age range
    18 to 39 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Multi-sport
    operator
    Topdeck
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    Tour length
    7 days
    Price per day
    $123
    From
    US$859
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  • Southern Explorer 2019-20 (14 destinations)

    destinations
    Christchurch, Hokitika, Lake Matheson, Fox Glacier, Lake Hawea, Lake Wanaka, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Arrowtown, Lake Ohau, Lake Pukaki, Mount Cook+6 more
    age range
    18 to 39 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year+2 more
    operator
    Topdeck
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    Tour length
    7 days
    Price per day
    $123
    From
    US$859
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  • Southern Explorer 2020-21

    "It was a well-organized tour. Our guide was fun, caring and very thorough with everyday..."
    destinations
    Christchurch, Lake Matheson, Fox Glacier, Lake Hawea, Lake Wanaka, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Lake Ohau+2 more
    age range
    18 to 39 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, In-depth Cultural+1 more
    operator
    Topdeck
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    Tour length
    7 days
    Price per day
    $123
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    US$859
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New Zealand South Island Adventure Tour Reviews

  • "I can't recommend Wild Kiwi enough! I had an amazing experience touring the South..."
    Southern Voyager
  • "Both Jessica and our driver, John Nock, made it their mission to ensure we had an..."
    Pure Adrenalin (Ex Wellington) 2019-20
  • "Last day of the tour was pretty much a wasted day. Who wants to go to a winery at..."
    Pure Adrenalin (Ex Christchurch) 2019-20
  • "The scenery is amazing. Not the usual tourist track which makes is more relaxing..."
    Southern Light from Christchurch - Top rated by National Geographic
  • "My trip was better than expected! I loved every day of it! First of all, the group..."
    Southern Light from Picton - Top rated by National Geographic
  • "Mike Hygemann (Hygi) is an exceptionally talented & knowledgable Guide, who clearly..."
    South Island Lick Tour