7 Day Coast to Coast Loop
A very popular South Island tour. You'll visit the 'must see' spots during this 7 day bottom of the south tour. Take in 'The Edinburgh of the South' - Dunedin, cruise Milford Sound, enjoy beautiful Queenstown with its many additional activities, visit the glacier region and sit back and relax on the TranzAlpine Train through Arthur's Pass National Park.
|Christchurch to Christchurch|
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|Christchurch||Queenstown||Milford Sound||Dunedin||Te Anau||Franz Josef||Greymouth|
- All transport & transfers
- 6 nights accommodation
- Superior accommodation includes breakfast
- Milford Sound cruise & picnic lunch
- Transfer to Franz Josef Glacier lookout point
NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE
Expenses of a personal nature such as meals (except where stated in the itinerary), beverages, travel insurance, laundry and optional sightseeing are not included in the tour cost.
TOUR TYPE - INDEPENDENT TOUR
Independent Tours are not escorted group tours - they are for independent travellers. What this means is that it is not the same group of people travelling on their own coach with a tour leader/escort looking after you. You are travelling independently. However, you are picked up and dropped off at your accommodation each morning and evening and interesting commentary is provided on many sectors.
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1 - CHRISTCHURCH / DUNEDIN
Travel south over the Canterbury Plains to the towns of Timaru and Oamaru. Follow the coastline to Palmerston and then it’s over the Kilmog Hill and Mt Cargill to Dunedin, the Edinburgh of the South. Afternoon at your own leisure to explore Dunedin.
DAY 2 - DUNEDIN / TE ANAU
Morning at leisure in Dunedin for you to take in some of the many sites. In the afternoon board your coach for your journey through the lush pastures of Otago and Southland to the lakeside town of Te Anau.
Stay: Te Anau
DAY 3 - TE ANAU / MILFORD SOUND / QUEENSTOWN
Regarded as one of the world’s most scenic journeys, Fiordland National Park – a world heritage area. Enjoy a stunning cruise of Milford Sound viewing spectacular waterfalls and the famous Mitre Peak before travelling to Queenstown arriving in the evening.
DAY 4 - QUEENSTOWN AT LEISURE
A free day for you to enjoy this fabulous resort town. There are dozens of activities available, something for everyone. We are happy to include additional activities into your itinerary.
DAY 5 - QUEENSTOWN / FRANZ JOSEF
Leaving Queenstown, travel to the West Coast passing through Cromwell, Wanaka and Hawea before climbing over the Haast Pass into the Westland National Park.
Stay: Franz Josef
DAY 6 - FRANZ JOSEF AT LEISURE
Today enjoy an outing where after a short stroll you can view the glacier from the look out point.Or up-grade to a Glacier Heli Hike, please ask at time of booking. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Stay: Franz Josef
DAY 7 - FRANZ JOSEF / GREYMOUTH / CHRISTCHURCH
Continue north through lush rainforest and spectacular scenery to Greymouth to board the famous TranzAlpine Train, recognised as one of the top six rail journeys in the world. Arrive into Christchurch early evening.