day 1 - ARRIVE CHRISTCHURCH
On arrival, seat in coach guests will be met and privately transferred to hotel. Self drive guests will collect a rental car and drive to the hotel.
day 2 - CHRISTCHURCH - DUNEDIN
Travel south across the Canterbury Plains through the towns of Timaru and Oamaru to reach the Scottish influenced city of Dunedin, renowned for it’s natural history and Otago University. (B)
Christchurch - Dunedin: 361km (approx 4hrs,40mins)
day 3 - DUNEDIN - TE ANAU
A free morning for optional activities before departing Dunedin to cross the Southland Plains, through the towns of Balclutha and Gore to arrive in Te Anau. Perhaps take a Glowworm tour tonight. Optional tour not included in the tour price. (B)
Dunedin - Te Anau: 291km (approx 3hrs,30mins)
day 4 - TE ANAU - MILFORD SOUND - QUEENSTOWN
Enter the Eglinton Valley and travel through the breath taking man made Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound. Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls. Return to Queenstown. (B,L)
Te Anau - Milford: 119km (approx 1hr,40mins). Milford - Queenstown: 287km (approx. 3hrs,50mins)
day 5 - QUEENSTOWN
A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available. Queenstown offers bungy jumping, jetboating, white water rafting, gondola rides and much more. Optional activities not included in the tour price. (B)
day 6 - QUEENSTOWN - MT COOK - CHRISTCHURCH
Travel through the Central Otago region to Lake Pukaki and Mt Cook or ‘Aoraki’, the cloud piercer. Visit the Church
of the Good Shepherd at Lake Tekapo before travelling across the Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch. (B)
Queenstown - Mt Cook - Christhcurch: 595km (approx. 7hrs,30mins)
day 7 - DEPARTURE DAY
Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer or the return of your rental car. We trust you enjoyed your Kiwiway Vacation! (B)
Kiwiway Package Tours offer the following:
• Daily departures
• No minimum number of passengers
• Breakfasts daily
• All sightseeing entry fees included (as mentioned in each itinerary)
• A choice of four accommodation options
• A choice of four transport options
Kiwiway Packages are flexible:
• Packages can be taken in the reverse direction
• Packages can be extended with extra nights and additional locations
• Packages can be personalised with specific optional tours and activities
Seat in Coach touring provides flexibility for the independent traveller as itineraries can be customised to suit your individual travel plans and requirements.
Travel is in premier high quality tourist coaches with driver/guides and commentary on most routes and fellow travellers will join and leave each day.
Coach services will pick up and drop off at hotels where available. Alternatively, transfers between the hotel and coach depot are provided in your Kiwiway Package.
Note: Travellers who prefer to be part of one group, with an escort and guided services, should book a set departure Escorted Coach Tour
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