For a holiday with a difference, join our special autumn tour to the southern South Island. Highlights include an overnight Milford Sound cruise, a Doubtful Sound wilderness cruise, an excursion to Stewart Island plus the Caitlins and Queenstown sightseeing.
WED 21 APR - AUCKLAND/DUNEDIN (D)
Fly Air New Zealand, depart Auckland 12.25 pm, arrive Dunedin 2.20 pm. Stay Southern Cross Hotel, Dunedin (2 nights).
THU 22 APR - DUNEDIN SIGHTSEEING (B,D)
City sightseeing tour including visits to Larnach Castle, Otago Settlers Museum and Olveston Historic Home.
FRI 23 APR - DUNEDIN/CATLINS/INVERCARGILL (B,D)
Depart Dunedin, travel to Invercargill via the Catlins for sightseeing. Stay Kelvin Hotel, Invercargill (2 nights).
SAT 24 APR – STEWART ISLAND EXCURSION (B,L,D)
Transfer to Bluff. Depart ferry for Stewart Island at 9.45 am. Stewart Island sightseeing including Village and Bays tour followed by Ulva Island cruise with picnic lunch. Depart ferry for Bluff at 5.00 pm. Transfer to Invercargill.
SUN 25 APR – INVERCARGILL/TE ANAU (B,D)
Travel via the Southern Scenic Route to Te Anau. Stay Distinction Luxmore Hotel, Te Anau (2 nights).
MON 26 APR – DOUBTFUL SOUND WILDERNESS CRUISE (B,L,D)
Includes cruise across Lake Manapouri, coach over Wilmot Pass, 3 hour Fiord cruise and picnic lunch.
TUE 27 APR – TE ANAU/MILFORD SOUND (OVERNIGHT CRUISE) (B,D)
Morning Te Anau Glowworm caves excursion. Afternoon travel via scenic route to Milford Sound. Embark Milford Sound Overnight ‘Mariner’ Cruise.
WED 28 APR – MILFORD SOUND/QUEENSTOWN (B,D)
Morning disembark cruise. Travel to Queenstown via Te Anau and along the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Afternoon at leisure. Stay Scenic Suites, Queenstown (2 nights).
THU 29 APR – QUEENSTOWN SIGHTSEEING (B,D)
Sightseeing tour including Coronet Peak and Arrowtown. Evening Walter Peak Dinner Cruise.
FRI 30 APR – QUEENSTOWN/AUCKLAND (B)
Enjoy Skyline Gondola ride for spectacular views. Visit Gibbston Valley Winery and Frankton Shopping Centre en route to Queenstown Airport, fly Air New Zealand depart 2.40 pm, arrive 4.30 pm.