Travel to the most stunning and scenic highlights in New Zealand’s South Island. Spend two nights in the best locations; Queenstown and Franz Josef taking in the nightlife and once in a lifetime activities of Queenstown ''the adventure capital of the world'' along with the tranquillity of Franz Josef with the majestic glacier on your doorstep. Hike in the shadow of New Zealand's highest peak – Mt Cook. Optional ski or snowboard 4 mountains including Mt Hutt voted NZ's best ski resort and Ohau ski field - both of which full-day lift passes and mountain transfers are included. Soak in the hot pools of Lake Tekapo and stargaze in the world’s largest International Dark Sky Reserve. Enjoy numerous short walks and the stunning scenery of the rugged West Coast rainforest and coastline. Journey over the mighty Southern Alps or travel by train with an optional Tranz Alpine Train Crossing – one of the best train journeys in the world. This adventure has something for everyone and can be as active as you choose. There are plenty of optional activities to choose from along the way including free bikes onboard for you to use. Our departure time from Christchurch is designed to meet International flight arrivals from Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney, Australia. If you're coming from Australia, you're only a few days off work to enjoy the best of our NZ ski fields!

Main highlights:

  • Ski or Snowboard up to 4 fields
  • Ski transfers and passes included
  • Free hot pool entry
  • Healthy & tasty meals
  • Stay at Mount Cook
  • Franz Josef Glacier
  • Glacier hiking
  • 2 nights in Queenstown
  • Travel 3 alpine passes
  • Stay in carefully selected lodges & hostels
  • Free use of bikes
  • Great hikes


This trip is completely customizable

The itinerary for this trip can be customized to suit your needs from your accomodations to what gear you need for the day.


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9 Days

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This adventure is not instantly bookable at this time.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we recommend connecting directly to the operator via our messaging system, to create your ideal itinerary customized for your dates.

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