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8 Day South Island Highlights Tour - Private - Fully Guided provided by Absolute Aotearoa

8 Day South Island Highlights Tour - Private - Fully Guided

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2 adults
Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
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No Booking Fees
This 8 Day private vacation will have you fall in love with the South Island of New Zealand as you experience the higlights of this beautiful island  We will explore the rebuilt city of Christchurch, hike on a glacier, sample beautiful New Zealand wines and experience the iconic Shotover Jetboat. And that is not all! This itinerary is full of experiences that you will remember for a lifetime, all while travelling in the comfort of an exclusive vehicle to your group, with a very knowledgeable, experienced Driver/Guide.
Important Information
8 days
  • 8 Day private, escorted tour with a knowledgeable and experienced Driver Guide
  • 7 Nights’ Accommodation (4 Star)
  • 4 Breakfasts (cooked/continental)
  • TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch to Greymouth
  • Gibbston Valley Prestige Wine Tour with Two Course Lunch
  • Shot Over Jet Boat Ride
  • Milford Sound Scenic Cruise
  • Skyline Gondola Ride
  • Walter Peak Dinner Cruise
  • Breakfast
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Optional Activities
  • Personal Expenses
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Confirmation of your tour booking will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
  • A moderate level of fitness is required for this tour.
  • Children prices are available on request. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking
  • Some activities are not wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking.
  • Luggage is restricted to 1 large suitcase and 1 small carry on bag. Oversized items such as surfboards, golf clubs, bikes etc. may not be able to be carried. Please advise at time of booking if you have any oversize luggage.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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Key Details
  • Milford Sound, Lake Tekapo, and 1 more
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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