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South Island: 7 days / 6 nights - Christchurch to Christchurch

Day 1: Christchurch

Arrive in Christchurch and be met by our local representative and shown to your rental car before driving to your hotel for one night in the "Garden City". Explore the city by walking, the tram or by car in the afternoon.

Day 2: Christchurch - Oamaru

You will be picked up from your hotel for a 3 hour tour* of 3 outstanding private gardens in the Christchurch area. Drive South to Omaru in the afternoon for a one night stay. * this garden tour operates only from September until April.

Day 3: Oamaru - Queenstown

Visit the Omaru Gardens which were officially opened in October 1876, are one of the oldest in the country. The well tended gardens and distinctive features reflect the unique style and heritage of Oamaru. You will then continue South West on to the picturesque town of Queenstown.

Day 4: Queenstown

You will be picked up in the morning for an escorted garden tour* of 3 gardens in and around Queenstown before return in the afternoon so you can continue exploring before heading up the Skyline Gondola and taking in a traditional Maori Haka. * This garden tour operates from October until March only

Day 5: Queenstown - Mt Cook

Head North East to Aoraki/Mt Cook, the tallest mountain in New Zealand located in the spectacular Southern Alps. Take in the incredible views, take in a scenic flight, visit the museum or go for an alpine walk.

Day 6: Mt Cook - Christchurch

Head back to Christchurch where in the afternoon you can visit the Christchurch Botanic Gardens which covers 30 hectares, and are acknowledged as possessing the finest collection of exotic and indigenous plants in New Zealand. This is located just very close to where you will be staying.

Day 7: Christchurch

After check out from the hotel your arrangements conclude with the return of your rental car to the airport or depot.
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Inclusions

  • Transport by self drive rental car including unlimited kms
  • Standard motor vehicle insurance and applicable pick up fees
  • GPS Navigation Unit
  • Accommodation at specified class, subject to availability at time of reservation
  • Meet and greet with car rental assistance
  • Garden tour of Christchurch
  • Garden tour of Queenstown
  • Skyline Gondola and Maori Haka performance
  • Arrival documents
  • 15% Goods and Services Tax

Exclusions

Drive Rating: Moderate Total Km: 1100 Estimated driving time: 16 hrs

This mileage/time is based on city to city as set out in the itinerary and does not include other excursions or general mileage.

Booking info

Deluxe Superior - From: NZ $1,430.00 Per Person
AccommodationCityNightsCheck-in
Chateau on the ParkChristchurch1Day 1
Highfield MewsOamaru1Day 2
Hotel St Moritz QueenstownQueenstown2Day 3
The Hermitage HotelMt Cook1Day 5
Chateau on the ParkChristchurch1Day 6

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Intermediate Car with GPS - 7 days            

Inclusions

All That Blossoms (South Island)
  • Transport by self drive rental car including unlimited kms
  • Standard motor vehicle insurance and applicable pick up fees
  • GPS Navigation Unit
  • Accommodation at specified class, subject to availability at time of reservation
  • Meet and greet with car rental assistance
  • Garden tour of Christchurch
  • Garden tour of Queenstown
  • Skyline Gondola and Maori Haka performance
  • Arrival documents
  • 15% Goods and Services Tax

Exclusions

Drive Rating: Moderate Total Km: 1100 Estimated driving time: 16 hrs

This mileage/time is based on city to city as set out in the itinerary and does not include other excursions or general mileage.