7 Day Queenstown, Fiords and Glacier Tour
A fabulous South Island tour for those arriving and departing from Queenstown. You have plenty of free time in the resort town of Queenstown for all those adrenalin activities or simply relax and take in the magnificent views of the Remarkables. Cruise the length of Milford Sound, cross the Haast Pass and enjoy the beautiful West Coast rainforest. This tour ends back in Queenstown.
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- All transport & transfers
- 6 nights accommodation
- Superior accommodation includes breakfast
- Milford Sound Cruise & picnic lunch
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 - WELCOME TO QUEENSTOWN
Welcome to Queenstown, New Zealand - the adventure capital of the south. Your accommodation tonight is included so settle in and unwind.
DAY 2 - MILFORD SOUND DAY EXCURSION
A full day tour to the World Heritage listed, Fiordland National Park. Enjoy cruising Milford Sound and viewing the spectacular waterfalls and towering Mitre Peak.
DAY 3 - QUEENSTOWN AT LEISURE
A free day for you to enjoy this fabulous resort town. There are dozens of activities available, something for everyone - from jet boating, bungy jumping, sightseeing or a relaxing wine tour. We are happy to include additional activities into your itinerary. You may like to head up the Skyline Gondola, 450 metres above Queenstown to the top of Bob’s Peak where you’ll enjoy the best views unfolding before your eyes. Dining options are also available.
DAY 4 - QUEENSTOWN / FRANZ JOSEF
Leaving Queenstown, travel to the West Coast passing via the Haast Pass into Westland National Park.
Stay: Franz Josef
DAY 5 - FRANZ JOSEF AT LEISURE
Today enjoy a day at leisure in beautiful Franz Josef. There are plenty of activities available. Perhaps a Glacier Heli Hike? A fantastic half day tour experiencing a memorable heli hop, a guided glacier walk on pristine ice where you will learn about the power of of this natural phenomenon. A day to truly remember. Please ask for more information.
Stay: Franz Josef
DAY 6 - FRANZ JOSEF / QUEENSTOWN
Re-trace your steps through Haast Pass. Admire the views of many beautiful lakes including Wanaka, Hawea, Dunstan and Wakatipu as you re-trace your steps before arriving in Queenstown.
DAY 7 - FAREWELL FROM QUEENSTOWN
Your tour arrangements end this morning after checking out of your accommodation. You may like to add on a tour up the East Coast and continue your South Island experience or alternatively coach connection to Christchurch can be arranged.