Explore New Zealand’s on this guided adventure from Wellington to the beautiful Queenstown. Glide through the mighty Southern Alps and along the Pacific coastline in comfort and style as we bring you on this scenic adventure of a lifetime.
- Sip world-class wine among the vines in Marlborough
- Experience the Southern Alps by world-renowned TranzAlpine train journey
- Uncover the home of the sacred pounamu, mesmerising blue lakes, and ancient forests on the West Coast
- Discover Haast Pass on a unique Kiwi-style Road Trip adventure
- Be captivated by the storytelling of your Tour Director along this great journey
- Explore the Milford Sound aboard a scenic cruise
- Admire the sparkling Lake Wakatipu aboard the historic TSS Earnslaw steamship
You'll love this tour
This adventure is an enviable trip designed for those who want a stress-free, scenic journey like no other. Meet like-minded travellers while experiencing world-class activities in charming locations.
- Experienced Tour Director
- Cook Strait Ferry Crossing
- Marlborough Wine Tour Experience
- Wildlife Experience in Kaikōura
- Christchurch Historic Tramway Restaurant
- West Coast Tree Top Walk
- Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Walk
- Haast River Safari
- Milford Sounds Day Tour and Cruise
- TSS Earnslaw Cruise and Dinner Excursion
- Two World-Class Scenic Train Journeys
- Unique Private Coach Road Trip
Our Signature Spectacular South Tour includes several of New Zealand's must-do activities between Wellington and Queenstown and beyond:
Our Signature Wellington to Christchurch tour includes three of the greatest journeys in New Zealand - the Interislander Cook Strait crossing, Coastal Pacific train, and TranzAlpine train.
The journey is part of the destination on our tours, and our Scenic trains and ferries are the ultimate way to see New Zealand.
On our Signature Spectacular South Tour, your journey begins aboard the Interislander Cook Strait ferry cruising through Wellington Harbour and the magnificent Marlborough Sounds.
From Picton, you'll voyage through vineyards and along the Pacific Coast to Kaikoura and then Christchurch aboard the Coastal Pacific train.
Your final journey is aboard the TranzAlpine train, traversing the Southern Alps on a breathtaking journey from east to West Coast.
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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