Your New Zealand Holiday Experts
14 Days South Island Circuit Itinerary
Start: Christchurch
Finish: Christchurch

Highlights

  • Encounters with whales & dolphins along the Kaikoura coastline
  • The vineyards of Marlborough
  • The blowholes at Punakaiki
  • 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 Kaikoura 185 kms (2 hrs 45 min)
03 Kaikoura to Nelson 245 kms (3 hrs 30 min)
04 Nelson to Greymouth 290 kms (4 hrs 30 min)
05 Greymouth to Fox Glacier 205 kms (3 hrs)
06 At Glacier Region
07 Fox Glacier to Queenstown 360 kms (6 hrs)
08 At Queenstown
09 Queenstown to Te Anau 186 kms (2 hrs 30 mins)
10 Milford Sound day trip 240 kms
11 Te Anau to Dunedin 285 kms (2 hrs 15 min)
12 At Dunedin
13 Dunedin to Christchurch 360 kms (5 hrs)
14 Depart Christchurch