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New Zealand South Island Discovery Tours & Trips

New Zealand South Island Discovery Tours & Trips

Explore a wide diversity of discovery tours through New Zealand South Island. We have 102 tours that vary from 3 days to 22 days. With the greatest number of departures in January, this is also the most popular time of the year.

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102 New Zealand South Island Discovery trips with 1,079 reviews

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  • 'Sweet As' South (Reverse)

    "Issy was the bomb! She made the tour so much fun and made us all feel like part of..."
    Instant Booking
    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Christchurch, Arthur's Pass National Park, Hokitika, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Lake Ohau, Lake Tekapo+6 more
    starts/ ends in
    Christchurch / Christchurch
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    accommodation
    Hotel, Lodge
    transport
    Train & Rail
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Adventure, Wildlife, Sightseeing, Christmas & New Year+2 more
    operator
    Contiki
    -15%
    Duration
    9 days
    Price per day
    $126
    From
    $1,335
    US$1,135
    You save: $200
    29 Oct 2019
    1 space left
    6 Nov 2019
    1 space left
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  • 'Sweet As' South

    "Everything about this trip was above and beyond what I could've imagined!! Having..."
    Instant Booking
    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Christchurch, Lake Ohau, Dunedin, Queenstown, Franz Josef+4 more
    starts/ ends in
    Christchurch / Christchurch
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    accommodation
    Hotel, Lodge
    transport
    Train & Rail
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Contiki
    -15%
    Duration
    9 days
    Price per day
    $126
    From
    $1,335
    US$1,135
    You save: $200
    4 Nov 2019
    1 space left
    12 Nov 2019
    10 spaces left
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  • Best of New Zealand: Maori Culture & Mountain Coastlines

    "The trip was amazing!! So many things we did that were exclusive for G Adventures..."
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    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Auckland, Raglan, Rotorua, Tongariro National Park, Wellington, Abel Tasman NP, Punakaiki, Franz Josef, Wanaka, Queenstown, Fiordland National Park, Doubtful Sound, Christchurch, Kaikoura, Picton+13 more
    starts/ ends in
    Auckland / Wellington
    age range
    18 to 39 year olds
    accommodation
    Hostel, Lodge
    transport
    Boat, Private Vehicle, Ferry+1 more
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Adventure, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    G Adventures
    -30%
    Duration
    21 days
    Price per day
    $113
    From
    $3,399
    US$2,379
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    20 Nov 2019
    2 spaces left
    27 Nov 2019
    8 spaces left
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  • New Zealand: South Island Encompassed

    "The trip was excellent. Some of the accommodations were absolute [explitive removed]...."
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    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Wellington, Abel Tasman NP, Punakaiki, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Doubtful Sound, Christchurch, Kaikoura+7 more
    starts/ ends in
    Wellington / Wellington
    age range
    18 to 39 year olds
    accommodation
    Hostel, Lodge
    transport
    Boat, Private Vehicle, Ferry+1 more
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Adventure, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    G Adventures
    -30%
    Duration
    16 days
    Price per day
    $109
    From
    $2,499
    US$1,749
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    25 Nov 2019
    2 spaces left
    2 Dec 2019
    8 spaces left
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  • New Zealand Journey National Geographic Journeys

    12 day discovery tour through Auckland, Rotorua, Christchurch and 3 other destinations in New Zealand

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    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Auckland, Rotorua, Christchurch, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Fiordland National Park+4 more
    starts/ ends in
    Auckland / Queenstown
    age range
    12 to 99 year olds
    accommodation
    Hotel, Berth / Cabin
    transport
    Train & Rail, Boat, Private Vehicle, Plane+2 more
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Christmas & New Year
    operator
    National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures
    -27%
    Duration
    12 days
    Price per day
    $246
    From
    $4,059
    US$2,953
    You save: $1,106
    27 Oct 2019
    2 spaces left
    10 Nov 2019
    1 space left
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  • Southern Spotlight

    9 day discovery tour through Christchurch, Omarama, Dunedin and 3 other destinations in New Zealand

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    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Christchurch, Omarama, Dunedin, Te Anau, Queenstown, Franz Josef+5 more
    starts/ ends in
    Christchurch / Christchurch
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    accommodation
    Hotel
    transport
    Coach / Bus, Plane
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year+2 more
    operator
    AAT Kings
    Duration
    9 days
    Price per day
    $287
    From
    US$2,586
    You save: $64
    15 Dec 2019
    1 space left
    12 Jan 2020
    9 spaces left
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  • Southern Spectacular

    "Fantastic! We love the country, view much more , it amazing"
    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, Twizel, Oamaru, Dunedin, Fiordland National Park, Te Anau, Milford Sound, Mirror Lakes, Queenstown, Arrowtown, Lake Wanaka, Franz Josef, Hokitika, Punakaiki+15 more
    starts/ ends in
    Christchurch / Christchurch
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    accommodation
    Hotel, Villa, Resort
    transport
    Coach / Bus, Plane
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Wildlife, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    AAT Kings
    -12%
    Duration
    10 days
    Price per day
    $305
    From
    $3,475
    US$3,053
    You save: $423
    24 Nov 2019
    10+ spaces left
    8 Dec 2019
    9 spaces left
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  • Trails of New Zealand

    19 day discovery tour through Auckland, Tiritiri Matangi, Rotorua and 21 other destinations in New Zealand

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    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Auckland, Tiritiri Matangi, Rotorua, Mount Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, Wellington, Picton, Nelson, Motueka, Marahau, Abel Tasman NP, Punakaiki, Okarito, Fox Glacier, Wanaka, Mount Aspiring National Park, Te Anau, Milford Sound, Manapouri Lake, Queenstown, Kawarau Gorge, Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo, Christchurch+23 more
    starts/ ends in
    Auckland / Christchurch
    age range
    18 to 99 year olds
    accommodation
    Hotel
    transport
    Private Vehicle
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Christmas & New Year
    operator
    Exodus Travels
    -15%
    Duration
    19 days
    Price per day
    $333
    From
    $7,449
    US$6,332
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    14 Dec 2019
    6 spaces left
    4 Jan 2020
    4 spaces left
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  • Southern Spectacular

    10 day discovery tour through Christchurch, Twizel, Dunedin and 5 other destinations in New Zealand

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    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Christchurch, Twizel, Dunedin, Te Anau, Milford Sound, Queenstown, Franz Josef, Punakaiki+6 more
    starts/ ends in
    Christchurch / Christchurch
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    accommodation
    Hotel
    transport
    Coach / Bus
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Trafalgar
    -10%
    Duration
    10 days
    Price per day
    $313
    From
    $3,475
    US$3,128
    You save: $348
    24 Nov 2019
    10+ spaces left
    8 Dec 2019
    9 spaces left
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  • Big South - Complete South Island

    "Fun activities to choose from, just what I was looking for. Accommodation is not..."
    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Christchurch, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Mount Cook, Hanmer Springs, Kaikoura, Abel Tasman NP, Punakaiki, Hokitika+9 more
    starts/ ends in
    Christchurch / Christchurch
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    accommodation
    Hostel
    transport
    Mini-coach
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Adventure, Sightseeing, In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year+2 more
    operator
    Wild Kiwi
    Duration
    14 days
    Price per day
    $103
    From
    US$1,443
    • +$220 upfront costs
    You save: $23
    2 Nov 2019
    2 spaces left
    9 Nov 2019
    2 spaces left
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  • New Zealand South Island Discovery

    10 day discovery tour through Dunedin, Curio Bay, McLean Falls and 9 other destinations in New Zealand

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    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Dunedin, Curio Bay, McLean Falls, Cathedral Cave, Tautuku, Lake Wilkie, Slope Point, Manapouri Lake, Doubtful Sound, Arrowtown, Wanaka, Queenstown+10 more
    starts/ ends in
    Dunedin / Queenstown
    age range
    8 to 99 year olds
    accommodation
    Hotel
    transport
    Private Vehicle
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Adventure
    operator
    Intrepid Travel
    -20%
    Duration
    10 days
    Price per day
    $276
    From
    $3,445
    US$2,756
    • +$13 local payments
    You save: $689
    11 Nov 2019
    8 spaces left
    9 Dec 2019
    10+ spaces left
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  • The Southern Drift

    12 day discovery tour through Christchurch, Punakaiki, Franz Josef and 4 other destinations in New Zealand

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    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Christchurch, Punakaiki, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Wedderburn, Mount Cook+6 more
    starts/ ends in
    Christchurch / Christchurch
    age range
    12 to 99 year olds
    accommodation
    Hotel, Lodge, Resort
    transport
    Coach / Bus, Plane
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Wildlife, In-depth Cultural+1 more
    operator
    Inspiring Journeys
    Duration
    12 days
    Price per day
    $522
    From
    US$6,262
    You save: $133
    11 Nov 2019
    1 space left
    9 Dec 2019
    10+ spaces left
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  • The Southern Drift (2019)

    12 day discovery tour through Christchurch, Franz Josef, Arrowtown and 3 other destinations in New Zealand

    Instant Booking
    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Christchurch, Franz Josef, Arrowtown, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Dunedin+5 more
    starts/ ends in
    Christchurch / Christchurch
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    accommodation
    Hotel
    transport
    Coach / Bus, Jeep & 4WD
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    operator
    Luxury Gold
    -13%
    Duration
    12 days
    Price per day
    $472
    From
    $6,475
    US$5,660
    You save: $815
    11 Nov 2019
    1 space left
    9 Dec 2019
    10+ spaces left
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  • The Long White Cloud (2019)

    22 day discovery tour through Christchurch, Franz Josef, Arrowtown and 3 other destinations in New Zealand

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    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Christchurch, Franz Josef, Arrowtown, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Dunedin+5 more
    starts/ ends in
    Christchurch / Christchurch
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    accommodation
    Hotel
    transport
    Coach / Bus, Jeep & 4WD
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Historical, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Luxury Gold
    -13%
    Duration
    22 days
    Price per day
    $386
    From
    $9,715
    US$8,492
    You save: $1,223
    11 Nov 2019
    1 space left
    9 Dec 2019
    10+ spaces left
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  • Southern Loop - South Island New Zealand

    "I had the best 7 days on my Southern Loop tour with Wild Kiwi. This tour blew all..."
    Flexible payments
    destinations
    Christchurch, Hanmer Springs, Kaikoura, Picton, Abel Tasman NP, Punakaiki, Hokitika+6 more
    starts/ ends in
    Christchurch / Christchurch
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    accommodation
    Hostel
    transport
    Mini-coach
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Sightseeing, In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year+2 more
    operator
    Wild Kiwi
    Duration
    7 days
    Price per day
    $102
    From
    US$712
    • +$109 upfront costs
    You save: $12
    2 Nov 2019
    10 spaces left
    23 Nov 2019
    3 spaces left
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New Zealand South Island Discovery Tour Reviews

  • "I'd been to NZ multiple times but had never been to the North Island and the Sweet..."
    'Sweet As' South (Reverse)
  • "Izzy made us all feel comfortable and told great stories, she took what could have..."
    'Sweet As' South
  • "Our CEO was great had a lot of knowledge had an extremly enjoyable holoday and would..."
    Best of New Zealand: Maori Culture & Mountain Coastlines
  • "New Zealand is even more stunning than expected. Every day on this trip took us to..."
    New Zealand: South Island Encompassed
  • "Fantastic! We love the country, view much more , it amazing"
    Southern Spectacular
  • "I have already done the North Island with Wild Kiwi so I knew what to expect, however,..."
    Big South - Complete South Island