Overview

Your 15 Day Southern Escape Self Drive journey around the South Island of New Zealand begins in Christchurch. Explore this garden city before crossing the Canterbury Plains to Lake Tekapo & Mt Cook. Visit the Scottish town of Dunedin and discover the wildlife & heritage in the area. Cruise Milford Sound and be amazed by the waterfalls in the Fiord, before staying in Queenstown. Drive over Haast Pass and follow the West Coast, seeing glaciers and blowholes along the way. Discover arts & crafts in Nelson, & see the dolphins & whales on the Kaikoura coast before returning to Christchurch.

Itineraries

All itineraries can be amended or combined with other itineraries. Please advise amendments when requesting a quote.

Christchurch - Lake Tekapo - Dunedin - Te Anau - Milford Sound - Queenstown - Franz Josef Glacier - Punakaiki - Nelson - Kaikoura - Christchurch

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Arrive Christchurch
Christchurch to Lake Tekapo
Lake Tekapo to Dunedin
Dunedin
Dunedin to Te Anau
Te Anau to Milford Sound and Queenstown
Queenstown
Queenstown
Queenstown to Franz Josef Glacier
Franz Josef Glacier to Punakaiki
Punakaiki - Nelson
At Nelson
Nelson - Blenheim - Kaikoura
Kaikoura to Christchurch
Depart Christchurch

Day 1

Arrive Christchurch

Day 2

Christchurch to Lake Tekapo

Travel Time: 3 hrs 45 mins

Distance: 256 kms

Day 3

Lake Tekapo to Dunedin

Travel Time: 4 hrs 10 mins

Distance: 315 kms

Day 4

Dunedin

Day 5

Dunedin to Te Anau

Travel Time: 3 hrs 55 mins

Distance: 290 kms

Day 6

Te Anau to Milford Sound and Queenstown

Travel Time: 5 hrs 5 mins

Distance: 405 kms

Day 7

Queenstown

Day 8

Queenstown

Day 9

Queenstown to Franz Josef Glacier

Travel Time: 4 hrs 30 mins

Distance: 352 kms

Day 10

Franz Josef Glacier to Punakaiki

Travel Time: 2 hrs 45 mins

Distance: 217 kms

Day 11

Punakaiki - Nelson

Travel Time: 3 hrs 15 mins

Distance: 265 kms

Day 12

At Nelson

Day 13

Nelson - Blenheim - Kaikoura

Travel Time: 3 hrs

Distance: 243 kms

Day 14

Kaikoura to Christchurch

Travel Time: 2 hrs 20 mins

Distance: 181 kms

Day 15

Depart Christchurch

On arrival collect your Budget Rental Car. The rest of the day is free to explore this "Garden City". We recommend a visit to the ReStart Mall in Christchurch City, the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve or the International Antarctic Centre.

Overnight accommodation in Christchurch

Option: Why not arrive a day or two earlier into Christchurch and enjoy this elegant, rather English-feeling city with a refined sense of fun. You could saunter through Hagley Park and admire the Botanic Gardens; take a tram ride around the city centre; or go punting on the Avon River. Travel up the Christchurch Gondola for massive views of Christchurch, the Canterbury Plains, Banks Peninsula and Lyttelton Harbour, or visit Akaroa.

From Christchurch take the scenic route through Darfield, before passing Methven, and driving through Geraldine and Fairlie to Tekapo. Fishing, kayaking, bike riding, horse trekking and skiing are some of the things you can do. The Church of the Good Shepherd built from local stone and oak; and the sheepdog statue are great photo opportunities. This afternoon you may like to enjoy an Air Safaris scenic flight over glaciers, lakes and Mt Cook; or visit the Earth and Sky Observatory.

Overnight accommodation in Lake Tekapo

This morning travel drive along the shores of Lake Pukaki to Mt Cook. Choose from boat cruises with Glacier Explorers on the Tasman Lake to see the Tasman Glacier, ski plane flights, helicopter flights, or spend some time exploring the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre. Afterwards head south to Omarama and historic Oamaru, home of the Little Blue Penguins. Be sure to check out the unique geological formations known as the Moeraki Boulders located 70km's north of Dunedin "the Edinburgh of the South". Dunedin is memorable for its historical architecture. 

Two nights accommodation in Dunedin

Today explore Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula, famous for its eco tourism and wildlife and there are a variety of tours and cruises showing all the best of the Dunedin region. Visit the Royal Albatross Centreenjoy an argo adventure at Natures Wonders, or go on a guided tour of the Yellow Eyed Penguin reserve

Take time to explore Larnach Castle and learn about its scandalous history. You might also want to visit Baldwin Street, the world's steepest residential address. End the day with a tour of the 125 year old Speights Brewery, finishing with a tasting of their range of world class beers. Dunedin is memorable for its historical architecture. 

Travel across the lush green farmlands of South Otago and Southland, at Balclutha cross the mighty Clutha River and on to Gore. From here you travel before stopping for lunch at Invercargill, the capital of the Southland region. The town is renown for its lively cafes, restaurants & bars and has a modern, vibrant heart, along with a heritage character. In the afternoon travel onto Te Anau located on the shores of beautiful Lake Te Anau, the gateway to Fiordland National Park.

This evening you could take an evening cruise across the lake to visit the incredible limestone caves that shimmer with thousands of glow worms.

One night accommodation in Te Anau

This morning drive one of New Zealand’s most scenic routes to Milford Sound. Upon arrival at Milford Sound, check in for your nature cruise of the full length of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea. The vessel stops at various points and plenty of time is available to view waterfalls, rain forest, mountains and wildlife.  The cruise is leisurely and is accompanied by comprehensive commentaries.

After your cruise, drive back out from Milford Sound to Te Anau and on to Kingston. The rest of your journey clings scenically to the edge of Lake Wakatipu as you make your way to Queenstown.

Three nights accommodation in Queenstown

The alpine resort of Queenstown is exciting and fantastically attractive. It's the place to source almost any kind of adventure, including bungy, jet boating on the Shotover River, horse trekking, rafting and river surfing. It's also a destination for luxury experiences - gourmet food and wine, spa treatments and leisurely games of golf. 

Included: Skyline Gondola and dinner

Enjoy a second day in Queenstown. There are plenty of options in and around the city. Ask us for details.

The shortest route to Wanaka is over the Crown Range Road. It's a challenging drive, but the views are amazing and you'll probably encounter friendly keas (mountain parrots). More conservative drivers can take the route that runs beside the Shotover River, Lake Dunstan and the Clutha River.

Leaving Wanaka, Lake Hawea is the first scenic highlight, followed closely by the northern end of Lake Wanaka. 

Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers are unique relics of the last ice age. Mighty rivers of solid white, tumbling down ice-hewn rock valleys, they are classically beautiful in the glacial sense. 

Overnight accommodation Franz Josef

Depart Franz Josef this morning and continue on your journey north to Greymouth. Enroute to Greymouth stop off at Hokitika first settled in 1860, after the discovery of gold on the west coast. 

Travel up the scenic highway 6 stopping off at the Pancake Rocks at Punakaiki to see these most unusual rock formations.

Overnight accommodation Punakaiki

The road to Westport hugs the coast, providing spectacular views of wild beaches and the tempestuous Tasman Sea. The road to Nelson is scenic and interesting, beginning with the dark, forbidding Buller Gorge. At Hawks Crag you'll drive under a dramatic rock overhang. Spend the afternoon at Nelson's World of Wearable Art and Collectable Car Museum.

Two nights accommodation Nelson

A full day to explore Nelson, home to a fascinating community of beach, bush and art lovers. From here you can organise yourself an eco-adventure.  The nearby Abel Tasman National Park, and see one of New Zealand's most beautiful stretches of coastline. Options include a day walk, sea kayaking, visiting a seal colony, or lazing on the beach! 

The drive to Blenheim is both beautiful and interesting. Rai Valley has a delightful cottage museum, and at Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve you can enjoy a bush walk or a swim.

Blenheim is the heart of wine-growing Marlborough. You'll find a pleasing selection of cafes, restaurants, pubs, shops and golf courses. Travel past the Lake Grassmere Salt Works to Kaikoura. The afternoon is at leisure. We recommend one of the swim with the dolphins or whale watching tours that depart from the town centre.

Overnight accommodation in Kaikoura

Depart Kaikoura this morning and follow the coastal highway to Christchurch. This afternoon is at leisure in Christchurch. Visit the ReStart Mall in the city or the shopping & cafe precinct at Riccarton Road, take a gondola down the Avon River, visit the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve or the International Antarctic Centre.

Overnight accommodation Christchurch

Today you are free to explore Christchurch before transferring to Christchurch Airport for your onward journey.

Day 1, Arrive Christchurch

Arrive Christchurch

On arrival collect your Budget Rental Car. The rest of the day is free to explore this "Garden City". We recommend a visit to the ReStart Mall in Christchurch City, the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve or the International Antarctic Centre.

Overnight accommodation in Christchurch

Option: Why not arrive a day or two earlier into Christchurch and enjoy this elegant, rather English-feeling city with a refined sense of fun. You could saunter through Hagley Park and admire the Botanic Gardens; take a tram ride around the city centre; or go punting on the Avon River. Travel up the Christchurch Gondola for massive views of Christchurch, the Canterbury Plains, Banks Peninsula and Lyttelton Harbour, or visit Akaroa.

Day 2, Christchurch to Lake Tekapo

Christchurch to Lake Tekapo

Travel Time: 3 hrs 45 mins

Distance: 256 kms

From Christchurch take the scenic route through Darfield, before passing Methven, and driving through Geraldine and Fairlie to Tekapo. Fishing, kayaking, bike riding, horse trekking and skiing are some of the things you can do. The Church of the Good Shepherd built from local stone and oak; and the sheepdog statue are great photo opportunities. This afternoon you may like to enjoy an Air Safaris scenic flight over glaciers, lakes and Mt Cook; or visit the Earth and Sky Observatory.

Overnight accommodation in Lake Tekapo

Day 3, Lake Tekapo to Dunedin

Lake Tekapo to Dunedin

Travel Time: 4 hrs 10 mins

Distance: 315 kms

This morning travel drive along the shores of Lake Pukaki to Mt Cook. Choose from boat cruises with Glacier Explorers on the Tasman Lake to see the Tasman Glacier, ski plane flights, helicopter flights, or spend some time exploring the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre. Afterwards head south to Omarama and historic Oamaru, home of the Little Blue Penguins. Be sure to check out the unique geological formations known as the Moeraki Boulders located 70km's north of Dunedin "the Edinburgh of the South". Dunedin is memorable for its historical architecture. 

Two nights accommodation in Dunedin

Day 4, Dunedin

Dunedin

Today explore Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula, famous for its eco tourism and wildlife and there are a variety of tours and cruises showing all the best of the Dunedin region. Visit the Royal Albatross Centreenjoy an argo adventure at Natures Wonders, or go on a guided tour of the Yellow Eyed Penguin reserve

Take time to explore Larnach Castle and learn about its scandalous history. You might also want to visit Baldwin Street, the world's steepest residential address. End the day with a tour of the 125 year old Speights Brewery, finishing with a tasting of their range of world class beers. Dunedin is memorable for its historical architecture. 

Day 5, Dunedin to Te Anau

Dunedin to Te Anau

Travel Time: 3 hrs 55 mins

Distance: 290 kms

Travel across the lush green farmlands of South Otago and Southland, at Balclutha cross the mighty Clutha River and on to Gore. From here you travel before stopping for lunch at Invercargill, the capital of the Southland region. The town is renown for its lively cafes, restaurants & bars and has a modern, vibrant heart, along with a heritage character. In the afternoon travel onto Te Anau located on the shores of beautiful Lake Te Anau, the gateway to Fiordland National Park.

This evening you could take an evening cruise across the lake to visit the incredible limestone caves that shimmer with thousands of glow worms.

One night accommodation in Te Anau

Day 6, Te Anau to Milford Sound and Queenstown

Te Anau to Milford Sound and Queenstown

Travel Time: 5 hrs 5 mins

Distance: 405 kms

This morning drive one of New Zealand’s most scenic routes to Milford Sound. Upon arrival at Milford Sound, check in for your nature cruise of the full length of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea. The vessel stops at various points and plenty of time is available to view waterfalls, rain forest, mountains and wildlife.  The cruise is leisurely and is accompanied by comprehensive commentaries.

After your cruise, drive back out from Milford Sound to Te Anau and on to Kingston. The rest of your journey clings scenically to the edge of Lake Wakatipu as you make your way to Queenstown.

Three nights accommodation in Queenstown

Day 7, Queenstown

Queenstown

The alpine resort of Queenstown is exciting and fantastically attractive. It's the place to source almost any kind of adventure, including bungy, jet boating on the Shotover River, horse trekking, rafting and river surfing. It's also a destination for luxury experiences - gourmet food and wine, spa treatments and leisurely games of golf. 

Included: Skyline Gondola and dinner

Day 8, Queenstown

Queenstown

Enjoy a second day in Queenstown. There are plenty of options in and around the city. Ask us for details.

Day 9, Queenstown to Franz Josef Glacier

Queenstown to Franz Josef Glacier

Travel Time: 4 hrs 30 mins

Distance: 352 kms

The shortest route to Wanaka is over the Crown Range Road. It's a challenging drive, but the views are amazing and you'll probably encounter friendly keas (mountain parrots). More conservative drivers can take the route that runs beside the Shotover River, Lake Dunstan and the Clutha River.

Leaving Wanaka, Lake Hawea is the first scenic highlight, followed closely by the northern end of Lake Wanaka. 

Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers are unique relics of the last ice age. Mighty rivers of solid white, tumbling down ice-hewn rock valleys, they are classically beautiful in the glacial sense. 

Overnight accommodation Franz Josef

Day 10, Franz Josef Glacier to Punakaiki

Franz Josef Glacier to Punakaiki

Travel Time: 2 hrs 45 mins

Distance: 217 kms

Depart Franz Josef this morning and continue on your journey north to Greymouth. Enroute to Greymouth stop off at Hokitika first settled in 1860, after the discovery of gold on the west coast. 

Travel up the scenic highway 6 stopping off at the Pancake Rocks at Punakaiki to see these most unusual rock formations.

Overnight accommodation Punakaiki

Day 11, Punakaiki - Nelson

Punakaiki - Nelson

Travel Time: 3 hrs 15 mins

Distance: 265 kms

The road to Westport hugs the coast, providing spectacular views of wild beaches and the tempestuous Tasman Sea. The road to Nelson is scenic and interesting, beginning with the dark, forbidding Buller Gorge. At Hawks Crag you'll drive under a dramatic rock overhang. Spend the afternoon at Nelson's World of Wearable Art and Collectable Car Museum.

Two nights accommodation Nelson

Day 12, At Nelson

At Nelson

A full day to explore Nelson, home to a fascinating community of beach, bush and art lovers. From here you can organise yourself an eco-adventure.  The nearby Abel Tasman National Park, and see one of New Zealand's most beautiful stretches of coastline. Options include a day walk, sea kayaking, visiting a seal colony, or lazing on the beach! 

Day 13, Nelson - Blenheim - Kaikoura

Nelson - Blenheim - Kaikoura

Travel Time: 3 hrs

Distance: 243 kms

The drive to Blenheim is both beautiful and interesting. Rai Valley has a delightful cottage museum, and at Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve you can enjoy a bush walk or a swim.

Blenheim is the heart of wine-growing Marlborough. You'll find a pleasing selection of cafes, restaurants, pubs, shops and golf courses. Travel past the Lake Grassmere Salt Works to Kaikoura. The afternoon is at leisure. We recommend one of the swim with the dolphins or whale watching tours that depart from the town centre.

Overnight accommodation in Kaikoura

Day 14, Kaikoura to Christchurch

Kaikoura to Christchurch

Travel Time: 2 hrs 20 mins

Distance: 181 kms

Depart Kaikoura this morning and follow the coastal highway to Christchurch. This afternoon is at leisure in Christchurch. Visit the ReStart Mall in the city or the shopping & cafe precinct at Riccarton Road, take a gondola down the Avon River, visit the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve or the International Antarctic Centre.

Overnight accommodation Christchurch

Day 15, Depart Christchurch

Depart Christchurch

Today you are free to explore Christchurch before transferring to Christchurch Airport for your onward journey.

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Pricing

Cost per person

May to September 2019

 Twin/Double
Standard 3-3.5 Star Accommodation From AU$3,899* per person
Superior 4 Star Accommodation From AU$4,587* per person

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Car Hire

  • Car hire excess fees of up to NZ$3500 + GST applies. This will be imprinted on a credit card upon collecting the vehicle. Excess reduction options are available at an additional cost per day. 
  • Airport/Ferry pick up fee applies in some locations. This must be paid direct in New Zealand. 
  • Car parking fees may apply in some locations.

Payment

  • Deposit: $200 per person at time of booking
  • Full Payment: 60 Days before travel
  • Airfares (if applicable): Paid in full no more than 6 days after booking

Cancellation Charges

  • Cancellation Fees up to 100% can apply after booking. Extra deposits or full payment may be requested to cover these charges prior to booking.
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Includes:

14 nights accommodation

  • 1 Night Christchurch
  • 1 Night Lake Tekapo
  • 2 Nights Dunedin
  • 1 Night Te Anau
  • 3 Nights Queenstown
  • 1 Night Franz Josef
  • 1 Night Punakaiki
  • 2 Nights Nelson
  • 1 Night Kaikoura
  • 1 Night Christchurch

14 days car hire (C/CDAR Toyota Corolla or Similar)

Milford Sound Nature Cruise

Skyline Gondola and Buffet Dinner

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Airfares

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Optional Extras

Explore Christchurch

International Antarctic Centre Entry

An incredible Antarctic experience, snow, ice and blizzard conditions with static displays including Snowcats, sled and clothing, tracing the history of exploration through to interactive data covering on-ice research as it is happening now, focusing on conservation and preservation. Allow from 30 minutes to a half day to fully explore the attraction.

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve Entry

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve is dedicated to preserving and promoting wildlife conservation within New Zealand. Willowbank is not a zoo, rather a reserve where you will find a wide range of New Zealand wildlife up close. It is also home to New Zealand's largest and most accessible kiwi viewing area where you can see these fascinating birds in a natural environment. Much of the other wildlife wanders free and is able to be petted and fed in natural bush surroundings.

Explore Dunedin

Larnach Castle and Gardens Entry

Located on the Otago Peninsula, with its exciting, sometimes scandalous and tragic history, magnificent carved ceilings, New Zealand antiques and breathtaking views, Larnach Castle offers you a vision of the past and present. Today, the Castle is the home of the Barker family, who have spent over forty years lovingly restoring the building and recreating the beauty of the 14 hectares of gardens and grounds.

Natures Wonders Tour

A one hour nature and wildlife tour that is not to be missed. See at extremely close quarters the very rare yellow eyed penguin, New Zealand Fur Seals and colonies of Cormorants and other unique bird life. Add to this, spectacular views of the rugged coastline and ocean as you drive across a working farm in a unique 8 wheel drive Argo

Speights Brewery Tour

“Pride of the South”, Speights Brewery has a 125 year history of producing quality beverages that enjoy legendary status in New Zealand along with the “Southern Man” advertising branding which is equally well regarded. The tour takes you through a working brewery, its sights and smells, outlining the history of brewing, interactive displays giving an understanding of the processes and what goes into a world class beer, finishing with a tasting opportunity and to purchase limited edition products.

Explore Fox Glacier

Half Day Helihike

Guides will outfit you in thick socks, boots, an alpenstock and waterproof coat then a helicopter flight over the Pinnacles, to land high on the glacier. This section contains many ice caves and beautiful ice formations which you will explore with your guide. All too soon it’s back into your helicopter for the return flight. Departs 9 am, noon & on demand daily.

Scenic Helicopter Flight with Snow Landing

From the Heliport at Fox Glacier fly into the glacial valley and follow the scenic line of the icefall to the vast Neves snowfields at 6,000 ft in the heart of the Southern Alps. After landing, a few minutes to appreciate the magnitude of the surrounding mountains and capture it on film – the highest peaks in Australasia. Return over native bush and beech forest to the township.

Explore Kaikoura

Swim with the Dolphins Trip

A unique excursion from Kaikoura offering visitors to get up close with the very friendly Dusky dolphins. Dusky dolphins are very lively and highly social, living together in groups called pods. Kaikoura is recognised as one of the best places in the world to regularly encounter wild dolphins in their natural environment. You can either swim (swimming gear provided) or simply watch from the deck of the boat. Due to demand this tour should be booked well in advance.

Whale Watch Tour

The waters off Kaikoura are so rich in diversity of marine life that they have earned the reputation of being New Zealand's "Natural Marineland". The area is truly a marine paradise. Your boat trip is approximately 3.5 hours duration, you are likely to see giant Sperm Whales, migratory Humpback whales, Orca , New Zealand’s own Hector Dolphins as well as Dusky Dolphins. Due to demand this should be booked well in advance.

Glacier Explorers Boat Trip to Tasman Glacier, Mt Cook

Accessing a part of the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park, previously not visited by travelers, Glacier Explorers gives you an up close and amazing encounter with the Tasman Glacier icebergs on a glacial terminal lake. The ever changing ice face provides not only just a glacier tour but shows you a different perspective of the Alpine Backbone of the Southern Alps. You have a pleasant bus trip to the Tasman Valley, followed by an easy 1/2 hour walk through the National Park before boarding your MAC boat.

Explore Nelson

Abel Tasman Cruise and Walk

Seals, bush and beach walk in the Abel Tasman National Park. Departing from Kaiteriteri or Marahau, cruise to Torrent Bay and enjoy a leisurely walk through the native bush and golden beaches to Onetahuti (Tonga Bay). On the cruise back you will visit the resident seal colony.

Abel Tasman Sea Kayaking Full Day Trip

Your experienced guide will give you all of the options and instructions for your day in the National Park. You cruise to the top of the park before sea kayaking along the most scenic spots on the Abel Tasman National Park coast. Stop at a sheltered cove for lunch (included) take time out to relax on the beach or explore the native bush. Your adventure will finish at Torrent Bay Lodge before joining the cruise back to Kaiteriteri.

Explore Queenstown

Shotover Jet Ride

Shotover Jet is New Zealand’s most popular and instantly identified visitor activity. Nothing you have experienced will have you prepared for the excitement of a Shotover Jet ride. From the moment the accelerator hits the floor your adrenaline hits the roof as you speed through the towering, rocky canyons of the famous Shotover River. Your driver skillfully whips the boat past rocky outcrops, and skims around crags and boulders, rock faces blur in your peripheral vision, white crystals of water spray with every turn, you grip the safety rail for reassurance and let out a whoop of excitement as the driver spins the boat around in its own length and you experience the 'trademark' Shotover Jet 360° spin.

TSS Earnslaw Cruise and Farm Tour

Take a TSS Earnslaw cruise to Walter Peak High Country Farm - join a fascinating farm tour and enjoy a delicious morning or afternoon tea.

Te Anau Glowworm Caves Tour

Your Te Anau Glowworm Cave adventure begins with a scenic cruise across Lake Te Anau to the western side of the lake. Upon arrival at Cavern House our friendly guides invite you to accompany them underground in small groups. As you explore by path and small boat, your senses will be overwhelmed. Observe how the rushing water sculpts the rock formations, before gliding through silent darkness to the glowworm grotto.

Explore Tekapo

Air Safaris Scenic Flight

A “once in a lifetime” flight covering 200 kilometres of absolutely breathtaking scenery, the milky blue waters of Lake Tekapo, the Godley River, New Zealand’s highest mountains and snowfields with 12 major glaciers. Cross the Southern Alps, the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, pass close by Mt Cook and the Caroline Face then over the Tasman Glacier and Lake Pukaki before returning to Lake Tekapo.

Highlights

Milford Sound Nature Cruise

Get up close & personal with Milford Sound on this leisurely nature cruise. Experience the spray of a waterfall as you cruise close to sheer rock faces or watch out for dolphins, seals and in season, the rare Fiordland blue crested penguins.

Skyline Gondola Ride & Buffet Dinner

A great night out is to enjoy a dinner up the top of the Skyline Gondola at the Stratosfare, which serves up a mouth-watering buffet of legendary proportions. After dinner, set back & relax with a drink or cocktail fron the bar and take in the spectacular scenery before returning to Queenstown on the Gondola.

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