Experience New Zealand’s spectacular South Island on this 11-night self-drive itinerary from Christchurch. Discover beautiful city parks and gardens, encounter wildlife in Akaroa including the world’s smallest and rarest dolphin. Cruise the world-famous Milford Sound, nestled within Fiordland National Park. Feel the thrill onboard Queenstown’s Shotover Jet before traversing the stunning scenery and returning to Christchurch.

Six people sitting in a punt with one driver punting along the river in front of a heritage building surrounded by beauiful green gardens
Sunset covering snowy capped mountains in light while the town of Queenstown is already in shade
The Church of the Good Shepherd Pano standing on a small hill in front of a grand night sky full of stars and the milky way

This 12 day itinerary will give you time to experience the South Island’s spectacular scenery which includes the blossoming city of Christchurch, the awe-inspiring beauty of Milford Sound and the snow-capped peaks of Queenstown.