If you want some of the best the South Island of New Zealand has to offer, go to Lake Tekapo! Stunning views of the Southern Alps, turquoise waters, dramatic green hills in the distance, peace and serenity are all things that you will find here. The alpine village also offers great cafes, restaurants, and several resort hotels amongst a majestic mountain scenery that is not to be missed.
Fantastic journey! Start your vacation in the fascinating city of Christchurch, the gateway to New Zealand's South Island. Then escape driving 143 miles approx. from Christchurch to Lake Tekapo, this journey will take around 3 hrs. and will allow you to see scenic views of the magnificent Southern Alps. Then explore driving 161 miles approx. from Lake Tekapo to Queenstown; this adventure will take around 3 hrs. 10mins where you can appreciate The restored heart of Cromwell. The trip continues driving 175 miles approx. from Queenstown to Dunedin this amazing experience will take around 3 hrs. 40mins where you will be able to see scenic views of The Vineyards of the Gibbston. Combine this excellent experience driving 163 miles approx. from Dunedin to Te Anau, this journal will take around 3 hrs. 35mins and will allow you to see fresh, green farm scenery that will accompany you to the historic mill town of Milton. Lastly is Queenstown, drive 44 miles approx. from Te Anau, this fantastic adventure will take around 1hr 15 min where u will be able to see the beautiful Lake Wakatipu. What a combination!
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.
Christchurch - Greymouth: 3 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
Greymouth - Franz Josef: 2 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
Franz Josef - Lake Tekapo: 5 hrs. 55 mins. approx.
Lake Tekapo - Wanaka: 2 hrs. 20 mins. approx.
Wanaka - Te Anau: 2 hrs. 55 mins. approx.
Te Anau -Queenstown : 2 hrs. 5 mins. approx.
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