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8 Night Southern Spotlight, New Zealand

from R 40,257 p/p sharing

Package subject to set departures on selected Sundays.

Discover the highlights of New Zealand's magnificent South Island on this comprehensive journey.  Cross the Southern Alps aboard the iconic TranzAlpine train, and cruise the serene waters of mystical Milford Sound and peaceful Lake Wakatipu.  A series of unforgettable experiences awaits you in this proud Pacific nation.

Itinerary Overview:

  • Day 1:  Welcome to Christchurch
  • Day 2:  Christchurch - Omarama
  • Day 3:  Omarama - Dunedin
  • Day 4:  Dunedin - Te Anau
  • Day 5:  Te Anau - Queenstown
  • Day 6:  Queenstown free time
  • Day 7:  Queenstown - Franz Josef
  • Day 8:  Franz Josef - Christchurch
  • Day 9:  Farewell from Christchurch

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Travel Period: 31 October 2019 - 31 March 2020

Sales Period: 31 October 2019 - 1 February 2020

Destination/s: New Zealand, Queenstown, Christchurch


Nature & Wildlife
Guided Tours
  • Includes


    • Return airport transfers
    • 8 Nights accommodation
    • Travel by luxury coach with a guide
    • Meal Inclusions:
      • 8 Buffet Breakfasts
      • 7 Dinners


    • Journey over the Southern Alps on the TranzAlpine Train
    • Visit a greenstone factory and watch the jade artists at work
    • Discover fascinating Franz Josef Glacier
    • Travel through the magnificent Haast Pass
    • Taste Central Otago's famous stone fruit in Cromwell
    • Visit the old gold mining village of Arrowtown
    • Indulge in a unique dinner experience in Colonel's Homestead at Walter Peak
    • Sail on Lake Wakatipu aboard steamship TSS Earnslaw
    • Let loose in New Zealand's 'adventure capital', Queenstown
    • Cruise on mystical Milford Sound
    • Travel past ancient glaciers, spectacular mountains and magical rainforest en route to Milford Sound
    • View the Church of the Good Shepherd on the shores of Lake Tekapo
    • Journey past crystal clear lakes and towering mountains in Aoraki/Mt. Cook National Park

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  • Excludes


    • Flights and related levies and taxes
    • Gratuities
    • Meals, drinks and refreshments not listed on the package
    • Optional extras, activities and excursions not mentioned in the package
    • Items of personal nature
    • Travel and Medical Insurance
    • Passport and visa costs
    • Professional fees

    Sure Travel recommends that you book TIC travel insurance at your Sure Travel agency.

  • Notes and Conditions


    This is a Thompsons Holiday package.

    Valid for travel between 01 October 2019 - 31 March 2020.
    Package subject to set departures on selected Sundays.

    • Book by 01 February 2020.
    • Peak season surcharges and block out dates may apply.
    • Offer subject to availability at the time of the reservation.
    • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
    • Rebooking and cancellation fees may apply.
    • Prices are correct at the time of the website going live and are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.
    • Prices quoted are purely indicative and based on an average.  An actual price will be quoted based on available room type, nightly rate and current rate of exchange for requested travel dates at time of inquiry.
    • Prices quoted are valid for travel between the dates specified PER PACKAGE REFERENCE CODE only.
    • Advance purchase, weekend / peak / high season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions apply.
    • Prices quoted are per person sharing (pps) unless otherwise specified.
    • All prices quoted are subject to airfare increases, availability, currency fluctuations and an increase in price without prior notice.
    • All levies and taxes, including airport taxes, fuel levies and surcharges are an estimate based on current pricing and exchange rates and are subject to change without prior notice.  The exact costs will be confirmed at time of booking.
    • Prices exclude professional fees.

    Sure Travel standard terms and conditions & online booking terms and conditions apply. E&OE

    We recommend that you book TIC Travel Insurance at your Sure Travel agency.


Package Includes

Discover the highlights of New Zealand's magnificent South Island


Return airport transfers


8 Buffet Breakfasts and 7 Dinners


8 Nights Accommodation (refer to itinerary for details)


Refer itinerary for details

  1. Christchurch, New Zealand
  2. Omarama, New Zealand
  3. Dunedin, New Zealand
  4. Te Anau, New Zealand
  5. Queenstown, New Zealand
  6. Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
  7. Christchurch, New Zealand
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