Classic Tour

11 days

From: NZ$7199

Departure: Wellington

Destination: Queenstown

Check Dates

Join us on this guided scenic tour across the Cook Strait, past the mighty Southern Alps and through the Wild West Coast to beautiful Queenstown.

Highlights

  • Experience the Southern Alps by world-renowned TranzAlpine train journey
  • Whales, dolphins, and sea life – spend a day by the ocean in Kaikōura
  • Discover Haast Pass on a unique Kiwi-style road trip
  • Uncover the home of the sacred pounamu, mesmerising blue lakes, and ancient forests on the West Coast
  • Be captivated by the storytelling of your Tour Director throughout your great journey

 

Travel Northbound: Queenstown to Wellington Tours Available

Great tour with very good organisation. It was easy to get additional information from the Travel Centre and the Tour Director. The small group size made the tour truly delightful, exactly what I had envisioned for my very first tour.  - Camille

What you get along the way

 

Transportation

  • Coastal Pacific Scenic Train
  • Interislander Ferry journey across the Cook Strait
  • TranzAlpine Scenic Train
  • Private Coaches to reach regional gems
  • Private shuttles (excluding airport arrival)
  • Porterage

 

Meals 

  • 10 Breakfasts
  • 3 Dinners
  • 2 Meals on the train

 

Accommodation

  • 3 - 4 Star Hotel (10 nights)
  • Twin Share 
  • Single Upgrade Available 

 

Minimum Age:

  • 16 years and over
  • Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult

 

Group Size

Maximum of 35 people. 

Available Dates

Product Code: CWQ

Our Classic Southern Highlights Tour departs on the following dates. To book your place, either call us on 0800 872 467 (+64 4 495 0775) or click the Book Now button and complete the enquiry form. You can choose to pay 20% and then pay the balance 66 days before departure.

Start Wellington

24 SEPT 2024

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

4 OCT 2024

NZ$

7199

per person

twin/share

Start Wellington

15 OCT 2024

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

25 OCT 2024

NZ$

7199

per person

twin/share

Start Wellington

26 NOV 2024

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

6 DEC 2024

NZ$

7199

per person

twin/share

Start Queenstown

8 DEC 2024

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Wellington

18 DEC 2024

NZ$

7399

per person

twin/share

Start Wellington

17 DEC 2024

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

27 DEC 2024

NZ$

7199

per person

twin/share

Start Queenstown

12 JAN 2025

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Wellington

22 JAN 2025

NZ$

7399

per person

twin/share

Start Wellington

21 JAN 2025

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

31 JAN 2025

NZ$

7199

per person

twin/share

Start Wellington

11 FEB 2025

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

21 FEB 2025

NZ$

7199

per person

twin/share

Start Wellington

16 SEPT 2025

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

26 SEPT 2025

NZ$

7199

per person

twin/share

Start Wellington

7 OCT 2025

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

17 OCT 2025

NZ$

7199

per person

twin/share

Start Wellington

9 DEC 2025

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

19 DEC 2025

NZ$

7199

per person

twin/share

Start Wellington

30 DEC 2025

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

9 JAN 2026

NZ$

7199

per person

twin/share

Start Wellington

31 MAR 2026

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

10 APR 2026

NZ$

7199

per person

twin/share

Start Queenstown

19 APR 2026

 
 

days

11

 
 
 

Finish Wellington

29 APR 2026

NZ$

7399

per person

twin/share

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Solo Traveller Options

Guaranteed Share: If you are a solo traveller, you can choose the guaranteed Share option, and we will match you with another solo traveller of the same gender in a twin-bedded room. If we can't match you with another solo traveller, we will cover the Single Supplement cost.

Single Supplement: If you are a Solo Traveller and would like a room to yourself, you can select to pay the Single Supplement when confirming your booking.

 

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Northbound Tour: This tour travels from South to North

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