Private Tour Christchurch to Queenstown via Mount Cook & Tekapo Including Lunch

Day Trips & Excursions in Fairlie

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Travel in a luxurious minivan with this tour from Christchurch to Queenstown via Mt.cook and Lake Tekapo, and reach your destination relaxed & refreshed. It is a great alternative to enjoying New Zealand landscape, making frequent stops for photos on the way. Highlights • Private tour means more personal service from the guide • Visit the iconic Church of Good Shepherd and Bronze Sheepdog Statue in Lake Tekapo • Admire Lake Pukaki, the largest lake in Mackenzie region, and stunning alpine scenery • Savor a delicious buffet lunch with spectacular views at the Hermitage Hotel • Explore one of the many alpine walks in Mount Cook National Park
Around 12 hrs drive including stops from Christchurch will take you to the most bustling city of South Island, Queenstown. • Pick-up from your hotel or apartment in Christchurch. • Drive through Ashburton & take the scenic drive via Geraldine. • Stretch legs at the picturesque little town of Fairlie. • Visit the heart of Mackenzie Country, the captivating Lake Tekapo. Visit the Church of Good Shepherd & the well-recognized statue of sheepdog. • Drive to Mt. John Observatory for unbeatable views of alpine landscapes. • Take a drive to Lake Pukaki, another long large jewel in the Mackenzie Basin; before you head to the majestic Mount Cook. • Enjoy a scrumptious buffet lunch at Hermitage Hotel. • Time to explore the walks around Mt. Cook or enjoy a scenic flight with glacier landing (at own expense). • Drive through Lindis Pass offering mountain & tussock grassland scenery. • One last time stretch legs at the fruit-growing region of Cromwell situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Dunstan, before you reach your destination. • Drive through beautiful vineyards of Otago Region. • Drop-off at your hotel or apartment in Queenstown.

What’s included

  • Private tour (i.e. only for one party)
  • Transport in luxurious van (2017 or late model Mercedes Benz)
  • Professional guide.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Buffet lunch at Hermitage Hotel (if option selected)
  • Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
  • Complimentary light refreshments provided.
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Scenic flight with glacier landing (at own expense)