Christchurch to Queenstown Coach via Mt Cook
Tour Type
Scheduled Coach Service
Starts
Christchurch - departs daily at 7.30am - arriving Queenstown at 6.30pm
Duration
Full Day (one way)

A fabulous one way day tour travelling south from Christchurch to Queenstown via Mt Cook Village. Mt Cook is Australasia's highest peak at 3754 metres, surrounded by 200sq. km of alpine beauty featuring 12 glaciers. On a clear day stunning photographic opportunities abound.

Tour Price: NZ$287 per adult & NZ$143 per child (2-12 years) (Prices valid until 30 September 2016)


*Prices valid for travel before 30th September 2016


DESCRIPTION
HIGHLIGHTS - included in the fare
  • Canterbury Plains
  • Lakes Tekapo & Pukaki
  • Mount Cook National Park
  • Mount Cook - NZ's highest peak
  • Hydro Electric Power Schemes
  • Lindis Pass
  • Cromwell Orchards
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Our journey to Mount Cook travels across the Canterbury Plains through Geraldine, Fairlie and Lake Tekapo. From Tekapo optional scenic flights are available over the glaciers and Mt Cook. After lunch (own expense), we leave Mount Cook bound for Queenstown passing on the way the many hydro electric power schemes of the McKenzie Basin. A short stop for afternoon tea (not included) at Omarama and then it's through the tussock clad hills of the Lindis Pass to Cromwell, a major stone-fruit producing region. From here we travel through the craggy Kawarau Gorge, past the famous Bungy Jump bridge and onto Queenstown overlooking beautiful Lake Wakatipu. Refreshment stops are at Geraldine & Omarama. Lunch stop is at Mt Cook Village.

Informative commentaries throughout the journey. Great Sights coaches are 5 star and offer reclining seats, air conditioning and an on board toilet.

Main coach departure point: Lichfield Street Bus Exchnage, Platform L.
The coach can only offer a pick up service from the following Christchurch hotels / motels:

Camelot Motor Lodge
Chateau on the Park
Pavilions Hotel
George Hotel
Ibis Hotel
Novotel Hotel
Rydges Latimer Hotel
Heartland Hotel Cotswold
Rendezvous Hotel
Quest Apartments
Ashley Hotel
Hotel 115
Breakfree on Cashel
Ramada Suites
YMCA
Heritage Hotel
Bella Vista Motel

Sudima Hotel (near the airport)
Commodore Hotel (near the airport


Reporting time is 15 minutes prior to coach departure time. Ensure you make yourself clearly visible to the coach driver at intermediate stops.


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