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10-Day Snowy Southern Adventure

5 Peter Leeming Road, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand

Activity provided by Backyard Roadies

10 days (approx.) - English

Backyard Roadies

New Zealand’s South Island is a place of breathtaking beauty. It’s home to Queenstown, the Milford Sound, Lake Tekapo and our incredible glacier country. There’s no better time to explore it in Winter time! Scheduled from June – October

Highlights
  • Explore Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world
  • Visit the Milford Sound, the 8th Wonder of the World
  • Carve your own pounamu (greenstone/jade) pendant in Franz Josef
  • Indulge in the milky blue ‘Lake Tekapo’ and visit NZ’s second largest lake – Lake Pukaki
  • Experience an indoor astrology Dark Sky Project which brings together science and Māori astronomy
Description
Experience the breathtaking beauty of New Zealand's South Island with us this winter! From Queenstown to Milford Sound, Lake Tekapo to glacier country, you'll explore it all over 10 days while creating unforgettable memories. What's Included? Enjoy tasty continental breakfasts every day, 9 nights in high-end hostel accommodation (dorm share), comfortable mini-bus transport and passionate local kiwi guides, an indoor astrology Dark Sky Project experience, a visit to the tiny Church of the Good Shepherd, the chance to carve your own pounamu (greenstone/jade) pendant in Franz Josef, 3 nights in Queenstown with free time to explore the adventure capital of the world, a visit to the charming, historic gold rush village of Arrowtown, an experience of the '8th Wonder of the world', Milford Sound, with up-close views of the impressive fiordland, stunning waterfalls and local wildlife, a visit to Castle hill rocks - named the ‘Spiritual center of the universe’ by the Dalai Lama, a photo at #ThatWanakaTree and a visit to the famous ‘Remarkable Sweet shop’, a glimpse of the milky blue ‘Lake Tekapo’ and a visit to NZ’s second largest lake – Lake Pukaki, and a tour of the vivid turquoise waters of 'Hokitika Gorge' surrounded by beautiful lush native bush. Tour Itinerary: Day 1 - Christchurch > Rakaia Gorge > Lake Tekapo; Day 2 - Lake Tekapo > Arrowtown > Te Anau; Day 3 - Te Anau > Milford Sound > Queenstown; Day 4 - Queenstown; Day 5 - Queenstown; Day 6 - Queenstown > Cardrona > Wanaka; Day 7 - Wanaka > Haast > Franz Josef; Day 8 - Franz Josef; Day 9 - Franz Josef > Hokitika > Christchurch; Day 10 - Christchurch. Meet us in Christchurch at 9am at JUCY Snooze on the first day.
Itinerary

Day 1 – Meet us in Christchurch at 9am at JUCY Snooze and explore Rakaia Gorge and Lake Tekapo | Day 2 – Visit Arrowtown and Te Anau | Day 3 – Explore Milford Sound and Queenstown | Day 4 – Free time to explore Queenstown | Day 5 – Travel to Cardrona and Wanaka | Day 6 – Visit Haast and Franz Josef | Day 7 – Explore Franz Josef | Day 8 – Visit Hokitika and Christchurch | Day 9 – Free time to explore Christchurch | Day 10 – Departure

Starting Location
5 Peter Leeming Road, Christchurch Airport, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand.
Itineraries are subject to change.
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