Your New Zealand Holiday Experts
Central South Island Itinerary
Start: Christchurch
Finish: Christchurch

Highlights

  • Traverse the Southern Alps while travelling from the East to the West Coast
  • The very accessible glaciers of Fox & Franz Josef
  • The rugged beauty of the West Coast with its ancient podocarp forests
  • A huge array of activities in Queenstown
  • The glow-worms of Te Anau
  • The drive to Milford Sound – rated as one of the world’s best
  • Cruising past Mitre Peak to the open sea
  • The Scottish heritage of Dunedin
  • The Otago Peninsula with its rich marine life and Larnach castle
  • Meeting the locals in the small seaside communities enroute to Christchurch.
Day Itinerary
01 Arrive Christchurch
02 Christchurch to West Coast Glacier Region 400 kms (6 hrs)
03 At Glacier Region
04 Glacier Region to Queenstown 400 kms (6 hrs)
05 At Queenstown
06 Queenstown to Te Anau 186 kms (2 hrs 30 min)
07 Milford Sound day trip 240 kms (4 hrs return)
08 Te Anau to Dunedin 285 kms (4 hrs)
09 At Dunedin
10 Dunedin to Christchurch 360 kms (5 hrs)
11 Depart Christchurch