Start your vacation in the fascinating city of Christchurch, the gateway to New Zealand's South Island
. Then escape driving 150 miles approx. from Christchurch to Greymouth
; this journey will take around 3hrs 30mins and will allow you to see spectacular views of The Chiselled alpine landscape
that will take your breath away at every turn. Then explore Fox Glacier
by driving 122 miles approx. from Greymouth; this fantastic experience will take around 2 hrs. 40mins where visitors can enjoy glacier walking trails, heli-hikes and scenic flights.
The trip continues driving 163 miles approx. from Fox Glacier to Wanaka
; this adventure will take around 3 hrs. 15mins where you can appreciate scenic views of the Lake Matheson for the best chance of a mirror-like lake surface to the reflection of Aoraki Mt Cook and the Southern Alps
. Lastly is Queenstown,
drive 44 miles approx. from Wanaka, this amazing experience will take around 1hr 15 min where you will be able to see the picturesque route winds its way alongside the turquoise waters of the Kawarau River
. Unforgettable adventure!
This is a flexible package with daily departures from anywhere in the USA or Canada. Choose your length of stay. Pick your own flights, hotels and activities.
Flight into Christchurch and out of Queenstown
9 days car rental Pick Up: Christchurch/Drop off: Queenstown
2 nights in Christchurch
1 nights in Greymouth
2 night in Fox Glacier
2 night in Wanaka
2 nights in Queenstown
Daily breakfast (if stated in hotel info)