Upon arrival, enjoy a panoramic view
of the Southern Alps, where you’ll be
greeted with scenes of dramatic
mountains, gorges and river valleys
across the Canterbury Plain. The
journey takes you through Arthur’s
Pass, the highest and most well-known
of New Zealand’s mountain passes
characterised by deep gorges, wide
riverbeds and scree slopes.
Start your day as you gaze in
amazement at the Punakaiki Pancake
Rocks and Blowholes, where columns
of water shoot skyward from rocks that
resemble giant stacks of hotcakes.
Continue on to Hokitika to visit a
Glassblowing Studio and a Greenstone
Centre, where you will be able to shop
for beautiful pounamu (jade). Bask in
the beautiful terrain of majestic
waterfalls, lush forest and rivers as well
as glistening white glaciers when you
arrive in Westland National Park.
Thereafter, proceed to Franz Josef
where you’ll rest for the night.
Note: The Glassblowing Studio and Greenstone
Centre will be closed on Sunday and Public
Holidays. In the event that accommodation is
unavailable in Franz Josef, we will arrange for you
to stay in another town.
Begin your day with a visit to Franz
Josef Lookout for spectacular views of
the stunning glacier. Then, journey
across the scenic Haast Pass before
stopping for some photos at the
beautiful Lake Hawea. Next, proceed to
Lake Wanaka to find 192 square
kilometres of alpine beauty, complete
with rugged mountains and far-off
glaciers feeding a beautiful expanse of
water. Make sure to snap some pictures
of the iconic Lake Wanaka Tree (the
Lone Tree) before heading to Mrs Jones
Fruit Orchard for a wide selection of
fresh and dry local fruits available all
year round. Next, we will arrive at New
Zealand’s most-visited region,
Queenstown. Surrounded by snowcapped
mountain ranges and set on
the shores of the crystal-clear Lake
Wakatipu, Queenstown is the absolute
adventure paradise for thrill-seekers.
Tonight, enjoy a delectable abalone and
lobster seafood dinner at a local
Spend the day free at leisure to explore
Queenstown on your own. You may
wish to join an optional tour to the
gorgeous Milford Sound, a UNESCO
World Heritage Site. Travel by coach
from Queenstown to Fiordland National
Park to explore this lush wilderness,
which includes a Milford Sound boat
Kick-start the day with a visit to the
world’s first-ever commercial bungy
jump, the Kawarau Bridge Bungy
Lookout. Then travel to Arrowtown,
a charming former gold mining
settlement with restored miners’
cottages nestled below the
surrounding beautiful peaks and
delightful gold mining sites situated
along the Arrow River. Next, enjoy a
scenic ride in the iconic Skyline
Gondola and admire the exceptional
views as you ride the steepest cable car
lift in the Southern Hemisphere! You’ll be transported 450 metres above
Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu to
the top of Bob's Peak, where you can
take in a spectacular 220-degree
panorama with breathtaking views of
Coronet Peak, The Remarkables
mountain range, Walter and Cecil Peak
and of course, Queenstown. Last but
not least, you’ll be in for a treat this
evening as you tuck into the most
famous burger in Queenstown –
This morning, make your way to Lake
Pukaki to witness a jaw-dropping
landscape of craggy mountain peaks
and glacier-fed alpine lakes of
shimmering turquoise hues beneath
an endless blue sky. Drive past Mount
Cook National Park, a UNESCO World
Heritage Site that covers over 70,000
hectares of breathtaking glaciers,
terminal lakes, turbulent rivers and
Australasia’s tallest peak at 3,724
metres, the mighty Aoraki Mount Cook. Next, stop by a Salmon Farm for
an opportunity to feed the salmon and
taste fresh salmon sashimi. After that,
move on to the enchanting Lake
Tekapo, a turquoise-coloured lake that
bears the same name as the township.
Pose with the iconic Dog Statue and
see the delightfully quaint Church of
the Good Shepherd by the lakeside.
Note: In the event that accommodation is
unavailable in Lake Tekapo Peppers Bluewater
Resort, we will arrange for you to stay at The Godley
Hotel or similar.
Our day begins with a stop at the
Farmers Corner Alpaca Farm, where
you will get to feed the adorable
alpacas and snap some pictures with
them. The four-hectare farm also
provides the perfect relaxing ambience
to bask in the wonders of nature. After
that, proceed to Christchurch, where you will commence your sightseeing
tour which will cover some of
Christchurch’s top landmarks - Hagley
Park, Botanic Gardens, Mona Vale and
the Cardboard Cathedral. Continue on
to Willowbank Wildlife Reserve for an
encounter with the Big 5 of New
Zealand's wildlife: the cheeky Kea, the
ancient Tuatara, the Kaka bush parrots,
the very rare Takahe and of course the
Kiwi. The reserve offers a guaranteed
kiwi viewing experience with no glass to
hinder your view!
Spend some time relaxing and
exploring the city before transferring
to the airport for your flight home. We
hope you enjoyed your vacation with
our company and we look forward to
seeing you again on your next trip.
Note: Breakfast box will be provided for early departure.
Additional activities that complement your
holidays will be at your own discretion and
is entirely optional. Optional tours & prices
are subject to change without any prior
notice and minimum group size is required
• A minimum group of 15 passengers is
required for a confirmed departure.
• The sequence of the itinerary, flight
schedules and hotels are subject to
change without prior notice in the event
of unforeseen circumstances, weather
conditions and local or religious festivals.
Due to local or religious festivals,
unforeseen circumstances and weather
conditions, the sequence of itinerary may
need to be changed or alternatives sites
substituted at short notice.
• In the event of discrepancies between
English and Chinese itineraries, the former prevails.
Do note that the third bed for triple room may be a "roll-away" bed.
The below chart serves a guideline and may not be applicable to all destinations.
For maximum comfort, we highly recommend a family of four to stay in two rooms.
If extra bed are not available, passengers will be put into : 1 Standard Double / Twin Room + 1 Standard Single Room
Prices shown are just guideline and are not guaranteed until purchase is completed.
Price shown are in SGD
Prices based on twin sharing, and does not include airport taxes and fuel surcharges, optional tours and gratitude for local guides, drivers and tour leaders, if applicable
All tours subject to group size for confirmation
Land arrangement excludes flight arrangements, optional tours and gratitude for local guides, drivers and tour leaders, if applicable
Tour fare does not include visa charges. Passengers have to ensure that they hold a valid visa to enter their destination country. Please refer to http://cibtvisas.sg for visa requirement and charges
Escape the familiarity of skyscrapers and dive into the serenity that sweeps over South Island, an enchantinghaven where you’ll uncover spectacular sceneries and landscapes without the touristy bustle.