Three Islands NZ - Personalised Travel Planning. Dunedin, New Zealand. Email: pippa@threeislandsnz.com

  • Instagram Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon

 THE SOUTH ISLANDS

19 Day

DAY 1

Christchurch

Stay: Rydges Latimer

Ballooning Canterbury

DAY 2

Christchurch to Tekapo: 3 hours 15 minutes

Stay: Lake Tekapo Scenic Resort

Visit St John Observatory

 

Tekapo Springs Hotpools

DAY 3

Tekapo to Dunedin: 3 hours 55 minutes

Stay: Hotel St Clair

Stop at Ladybird Hill

Visit Otago or Settlers Museum

DAY 4

Explore Dunedin

Stay: Hotel St Clair

Taieri Gorge Railway or

Otago Peninsula Wildlife Cruise

DAY 5

Dunedin to Stewart Island: 2 hours 35 min (and 20 minute flight)

Stay: Observation Rock Lodge

DAY 6

Stewart Island to Te Anau: 1 hour 50 min

Stay: Radfords on the Lake

Palmerston Inlet Cruise (Incl Ulua Island)

DAY 7

Visit Milford Sound

Stay: Radfords on the Lake

Cruise Milford Sound

DAY 8

Te Anau to Queenstown: 4 hours 58 Minutes

Stay: The Rees Luxury Apartments

Skyline Gondola Experience

DAY 9

Explore Queenstown

Stay: The Rees Luxury Appartments

Take a trip on the Steamship the "Earnslaw"

KJet boat ride

Onson Hotpools or Gibbston Valley Vineyard

DAY 11

Wanaka to Franz Josef (via Fox Glacier): 3 hours 23 min

Stay: Te Waonui Forest Retreat

Glacier Hotpools

Tour the Glowworm Cave

DAY 10

Queenstown to Wanaka: 1 hour 3 min

Stay: The Moorings

Summer at Cardona

Wanaka Highlights Safari

DAY 12

Explore Franz Joesf

Stay: Te Waonui Forest Retreat

Glacier Helicopter Flight or

Heli-Ice Climbing Adventure

DAY 13

Franz Josef to Marahau: 6 hours 14 min

Stay: Ocean View Chalets

DAY 14

Explore Marahau

Stay: Ocean View Chalets

Sea Kayaking (Guided)

DAY 16

Blenheim to Kaikoura: 1 hour 32 min

Stay: Kaikoura Waterfront Apartments

Wings over Whales

DAY 15

Marahau to Blenheim: 2 hours 38 min

Stay: Stonehaven Vineyard Homestay

Bike to Wine Tour

DAY 17

Kaikoura to Christchurch (via Hanmer Springs)

Stay: Sumner View Boutique Bed and Breakfast

Hanmer Springs Hot Natural Pools

DAY 18

Explore Christchurch

Stay: Sumner View Boutique Bed and Breakfast

Tramway (Christchurch)

Punting on the River Avon

Quake City

DAY 19

Explore Christchurch

Stay: Sumner View Boutique Bed and Breakfast

Gondola