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Christchurch to Mount Cook One-Way Tour

Enjoy the scenic route from Christchurch to Mount Cook; departing Christchurch we travel through the rich pastoral farmland of the Canterbury Plains before heading to the small farming township of Geraldine for a morning tea stop (own expense). Journey through rolling green valleys as the tour continues further inland and the road begins to climb to the historic Burkes Pass. Enjoy breathtaking views as you descend back down into the valley towards glacier-fed Lake Tekapo and visit the famous Church of the Good Shepherd which stands in picturesque solitude on the foreshores of the lake. After a short stop at Lake Tekapo, the adventure continues up the western side of Lake Pukaki taking you to the foot of New Zealand's tallest mountain, Mount Cook. Gaze in awe at the alpine surroundings as you arrive at Mount Cook Village where your tour concludes. Enjoy exploring surrounding walking tracks or experience a scenic flight by helicopter or skiplane (not included). We strongly recommend pre-booking accommodation as hotel availability can be limited in Mount Cook Village.

$3926.03 Kid Friendly

10 Day Adrenalin Tour. Skydiving, Bungy, Rafting, Climbing, Heli MTB & more.

ItineraryDay 1: Christchurch - MethvenStop At: Spencer Park, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South IslandSpend the morning at the Adrenalin Forest high ropes challenge course.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Washpen Falls, Darfield, Canterbury Region, South IslandAfternoon hike with great flora, fauna, history, waterfalls and views over the Canterbury Plains.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Visit a local Christchurch cafe for lunch.Accommodation included: Overnight lodge stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 2: Methven - Lake TekapoStop At: Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve, Geraldine, Canterbury Region, South IslandShort guided nature walks in Peel Forest reserve before Grade 5 white water rafting on the mighty Rangitata River.Duration: 6 hoursStop At: Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandStunning glacial lake and big mountain scenery with hiking options.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: BBQ lunch provided.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 3: Lake Tekapo - Lake WanakaStop At: Mount Aspiring National Park, Wanaka, Otago Region, South IslandFull day guided hiking to waterfalls and glaciers in the pristine Beech forests and valleys of Mt Aspiring National Park.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Picnic lunch included for this full day of exploring.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 4: Lake WanakaStop At: Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago Region, South IslandAn incredible full day of guided rock climbing and abseiling in Wanaka. Full instruction and training with all levels catered for.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Delicious picnic lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 5: Lake Wanaka - QueenstownStop At: Cromwell Heritage Precinct, Cromwell, Central Otago, Otago Region, South IslandEpic guided Heli Biking in the mountains around Queenstown and Cromwell. Awesome trails and huge descents!Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe, Deli, Vineyard or Pub lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 6: QueenstownStop At: Jacks Point Golf Course Queenstown, Queenstown, Otago Region, South IslandFreefall @ 200km/h with a mind-blowing 12,000ft Tandem Skydive over Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown!Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 7: Queenstown - Te AnauStop At: Kawarau Suspension Bridge, Gibbston, Otago Region, South IslandBungy jump from the world famous AJ Hackett Kawarau Bridge in Queenstown!Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe, Deli, Vineyard or Pub lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 8: Te Anau - Milford SoundStop At: Milford Sound, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, Southland Region, South IslandFull day exploring Fiordland National Park with the highlight of 4-5 hours sea kayaking in the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Milford Sound. A great opportunity to paddle with dolphins, seals and penguins!Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: A delicious picnic lunch is provided.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 9: Te Anau - QueenstownStop At: Mavora Lakes Park, Fiordland National Park, Southland Region, South IslandA fantastic 3-4 hours of cross-country MTB riding through spectacular remote valleys that finishes with a well-deserved steamship cruise back to Queenstown.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: A delicious picnic lunch is included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 10: QueenstownStop At: Queenstown Hill, Queenstown, Otago Region, South IslandThrills and spills with a morning Jetboating adventure on the famous Shotover River. This afternoon is free in the adventure capital of the world!Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$3236.65 Kid Friendly

10 Day Adventure Tour. Hiking, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Jet Boating & more.

ItineraryDay 1: Christchurch - MethvenStop At: Spencer Park, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South IslandSpend the morning at the Adrenalin Forest aerial obstacle course with challenges that include the Indiana jump, crossed logs, barrels, wrecking balls, a commando flying fox and Tarzan jump!Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Washpen Falls, Darfield, Canterbury Region, South IslandAwesome afternoon hike with great flora, fauna, history, waterfalls and views over the Canterbury Plains.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Cafe lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 2: Methven - Lake TekapoStop At: Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve, Geraldine, Canterbury Region, South IslandShort guided nature walks in the native forests of the Peel Forest reserve before adrenalin pumping Grade 5 white water rafting on the mighty Rangitata River.Duration: 6 hoursStop At: Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandStunning glacial lake and big mountain scenery with hiking and scenic flight options of Aotearoa Mt Cook.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: BBQ lunch provided.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 3: Lake Tekapo - Lake WanakaStop At: Mount Aspiring National Park, Wanaka, Otago Region, South IslandFull day guided hiking to waterfalls and glaciers in the pristine Beech forests and valleys of Mt Aspiring National Park.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Picnic lunch included for this full day of exploring.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 4: Lake WanakaStop At: Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago Region, South IslandA free day to explore this beautiful lakside town. Choose to kick back and relax on the beach, hire a kayak or SUP for some paddling on the lake, or hire a mountain bike to explore the great local trails.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Delicious picnic lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 5: Lake Wanaka - QueenstownStop At: Cromwell Heritage Precinct, Cromwell, Central Otago, Otago Region, South IslandOn our way to Queenstown, we stop at scenic Cromwell on the shores of Lake Dunstan where there are great opportunities for additional activities such as Hang gliding or Heli biking in the mountains.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe, Deli, Vineyard or Pub lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 6: QueenstownStop At: Queenstown Hill, Queenstown, Otago Region, South IslandToday you have the full day free in the adventure capital of the world! Your options for adventure are limitless with great canyoning, climbing, mountain biking, skydiving, paragliding, hang gliding, flyboarding and much more.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 7: Queenstown - Te AnauStop At: Kawarau Suspension Bridge, Gibbston, Otago Region, South IslandCheck the birthplace of bungy jumping at the world-famous AJ Hackett Kawarau bridge bungy in Queenstown. Upgrade to jump and earn your bragging rights!Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Lake Te Anau, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, Southland Region, South IslandPicturesque Lake Te Anau is the gateway to the incredible world heritage area of Fiordland National Park, home to our next destination of Milford SounDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe, Deli, Vineyard or Pub lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 8: Te Anau - Milford SoundStop At: Milford Sound, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, Southland Region, South IslandFull day exploring Fiordland National Park with the highlight of 4-5 hours sea kayaking in the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Milford Sound. A great opportunity to paddle with dolphins, seals and penguins!Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: A delicious picnic lunch is provided.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 9: Te Anau to QueenstownStop At: Mavora Lakes Park, Fiordland National Park, Southland Region, South IslandA fantastic 3-4 hours of cross-country MTB riding through spectacular remote valleys that finishes with a well-deserved steamship cruise back to Queenstown.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: A delicious picnic lunch is included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.Day 10: QueenstownStop At: Queenstown Hill, Queenstown, Otago Region, South IslandThrills and spills with a morning Jetboating adventure on the famous Shotover River. This last afternoon is free in the adventure capital of the world!Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Full breakfast options included. • Lunch: Cafe, Deli, Vineyard or Pub lunch included.Accommodation included: Overnight stay with modern studio/apartment facilities.

$892.88 Transfers & Ground Transport

Pvt hosted transfer Christchurch to Queenstown or vice versa 7 AM departure

• We will meet you at your accommodation at 7:00 AM • Travel in comfort in our large, modern fully air-conditioned Toyota Avensis Wagon complete with Bluetooth and free WiFi (when available in the mountains) • Lots of room for all that luggage/strollers etc. • Travel from Christchurch through the Canterbury Plains, Ashburton, Geraldine, Burkes Pass, Lake Tekapo and the Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Pukaki, see Aoraki Mt Cook, through Omarama, over the Lindis Pass, follow the Clutha River to the stone fruit capital of Central Otago - Cromwell and finally drive through the impressive Kawarau Gorge on to Queenstown. • Arrive in Queenstown in time for dinner.

$454.37 Kid Friendly

Aoraki-Mt Cook Private Day Tour From Christchurch for Upto 5 People & RETURN

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Christchurch Cathedral, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South IslandLet us meet you at your accommodation - departure time 8:30 amStop At: Geraldine Cinema, Geraldine, Canterbury Region, South IslandShopping and Rest Room stopDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Fairlie Heritage Museum, Fairlie, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandA chance for a coffee and maybe sample the award winning pies from the Fairlie Bakehouse - Yum++Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Three Creeks, Burkes Pass, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandBe amazed at the craftsmanship of this hand made outdoor furniture. Three Creeks in Burkes Pass offers an interesting shopping experience in the heart of the MacKenzie Country.Housed in a General Store, 1950s Service Station, Blacksmith Shop and Trading Store, the shops at Three Creeks provide a wealth of art works, crafts, giftware, retro collectibles, wooden furniture, and much more. Plus there’s a Retro Coffee Caravan. A must do!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandA most stunning lake - an integral part of the hydro power scheme so famous in this area. Visit the iconic Church of the Good Shepherd and McKenzie Dog StatueSee the Tekapo Military Camp where it can get down to -15 deg during winter.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lake Pukaki, Canterbury Region, South IslandWonder at the pristine colours of Lake Pukaki - a-maze-ing!Visit a Salomon Farm maybe.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Aoraki Mount Cook Adventure Centre, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandHome of The Hermitage Hotel and the Sir Edmond Hillary Alpine Centre.Discover the history of this iconic region. A tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary, humanitarian, ambassador and one of the world's greatest explorers, the centre showcases the Aoraki Mount Cook region, its people and its place in the universe.The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre's 126-seat custom-designed theatre is the world's only theatre with 2D, 3D and a Digital Dome Planetarium, contained within the same space. Cutting edge technology allows the 2D screen to raise up for storage while the 3D screen is in use and the Digital Dome Planetarium to lower into place when required.In the foyer of the theatre you'll find our museum showcasing the history of the Mount Cook region through transport, climbing, The Hermitage Hotel and pioneer extraordinaire, Sir Edmund Hillary himself.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Christchurch Cathedral, Christchurch, Canterbury Region, South IslandReturn you to your Christchurch accommodation stopping as necessary, one last time, at all those amazing photo spots

$672.25 Kid Friendly

Christchurch to Queenstown Ski Area - Full Day Private Tour-Transfer

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Geraldine Cinema, Geraldine, Canterbury Region, South IslandStop and shop in GeraldineDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Fairlie Heritage Museum, Fairlie, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandLunch at the Fairlie Bakehouse - the famous award-winning bakeryDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Three Creeks, Burkes Pass, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandRenowned all over the world - marvel at the stunning handcrafted outdoor furniture created by local artist - Dave Taylor. Also see the most eclectic array of antique collectables imaginable. A must see!!Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandAmazing lake - a very important part of the McKenzie Country hydro power scheme.Stop At: Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie District, Canterbury Region, South IslandStand-by to me amazed...this church is known around the world and must be seen to be believed.We'll see the McKenzie Dog statue at this stop also,Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Lake Pukaki, Canterbury Region, South IslandOMG...the pristine colours of this lake will astound...be warned - this lake is amazing.Pass By: Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago Region, South IslandCruise through this beautiful but fasdt growing village on our way to Cardrona and QueenstownStop At: Cardrona Alpine Resort, Cardrona, Otago Region, South IslandIf this is your destination we'll see you to your accommodation. We do not go up onto the ski field.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Queenstown Mall, Queenstown, Otago Region, South IslandOver the Crown Range (weather/snow permitting) or through the Kawarau Gorge we'll head now to Queenstown, parting company at your accommodation.Duration: 15 minutes