South Island of New Zealand is all about Scenic beauty, enjoy the most scenic drive of New Zealand, lakes, walking over glacier and helicopter landing the glacier is a life time experience for sure.
Experience class hotels & lakes
Arrival in Christchurch, drive down the road, reach hotel & check in.
Evening you can go to Cashmere Mountains which is 30min drive from Christchurch.
Morning, drive to Kaikoura which is 2 ½hr from Christchurch.
Enjoy the beautiful drive along the coastal road which is also among top scenic drives in the world. In Kaikoura you will be getting a small lesson about how to fly your plane. This is an exclusive life time experience which you will be only getting with Fly Goldfinch. A mini plane and all its control is in your hands with a trained co-pilot cum guide. After the flying ends return back to Christchurch on same scenic route.
Overnight in Christchurch.
Christchurch – Lake Tekapo
Check out from the hotel & leave for Lake Tekapo, the drive is 3 ½hr to Tekapo.
As you reach your hotel and check in, you have time to explore the town on your pace.
Overnight in Lake Tekapo.
Christchurch – Lake Tekapo
Morning reach Mt. Cook for your mesmerizing and exclusive tour with Fly Goldfinch only, a customized Ski Plane that takes you on a short flight & skiing on the Snowy glacier, after the Ski Plane ride ends another flight of 20min Helicopter ride is there which will be landing over the snow on the Glacier.
Rest of the day is on leisure & overnight in Lake Tekapo.
Lake Tekapo – Queenstown
You leave for Queenstown which is you last stop of this tour. We suggest you to visit Lake Wanaka en-route to Queenstown, located 200km from Tekapo. Lake Wanaka gives you a soothing view of nature and also you can indulge yourself in some water activities like visiting Deep Canyon or driving ATV’s. Continue your journey to Queenstown for an hour n half. Queenstown is city located on the shore of famous Lake Wakatipu – the water of this lake is crystal clear. Reach the hotel and rest or spend the evening in downtown area enjoying the nightlife and restaurants serving you local cuisine.
Overnight in Queenstown.
Morning we have planned a full day tour to Milford & Sound Cruise. You will be pickup from your hotel and the vehicle is Glass Roofed Luxury coach providing a magnificent view of your 5hr journey to Milford which passes through Fiordland National Park with many stops for clicking the pictures Lord of the Rings was filmed here only. Milford Sound Cruise is an experience every traveler should have when in New Zealand. Cruise ship sailing in the Tasman Sea & Fiordland is a beautiful trip.
Evening arrival & overnight in Queenstown.
This day is planned for some adventure. Gondola & Luge ride for 5 times. (duration – 1hr), After Luge proceed to Ziptrek Moa point and enjoy the Zipline 4 lines (duration – 2hr), Hydro Attack – a Semi-submersible shark boat ride which dives into the water while reaching 80 km/h in just 3 seconds and jumps out of water in the air. (duration – 20 min)
Drive back to the hotel & overnight in Queenstown.
Check out from the hotel & drive to the Queenstown Airport for your flight to home.