South Island Experiences & Day Tours

Enjoy the South Island’s contrasting cities of Christchurch and Queenstown. Christchurch is a food-lovers haven with trendy container parks and shopping malls, whilst Queenstown is home to literally everything adventurers and thrill-seekers could want.

Hike Fox Glacier or cruise impressive Milford Sound on an unforgettable day tour. You can even travel coast to coast and see the Southern Alps from the comfort of the TranzAlpine.

Day Tours From Queenstown

Our top things to do from Queenstown to make your holiday to New Zealand extra special.

Milford Sound Boat Tour

Milford Sound Day Tour & Cruise

From Queenstown or Te Anau

Day tour from £116
Amisfield Queenstown Wine

Queenstown Boutique Wine Tour

From Queenstown

Day tour from £118
Onsen Hot Pools Views

Onsen Hot Pools


Day tour from £45
Doubtful Sound

Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise

From Queenstown

Cruise 2 days from £319
Milford Sound

Milford Sound Overnight Cruise

From Queenstown

Cruise 2 days from £279
High Walter Country Farm Tour

TSS Earnslaw Steamship Cruise

From Queenstown

Day tour from £76
BBQ Lunch & Farm Visit
Safari Of The Scenes Views

4x4 Movie Locations Tour

From Queenstown

Half Day Tour from £110
Cycle Trail

Lake Wakatipu Cruise & Cycle

From Queenstown

Day tour from £156
BBQ Lunch
Routeburn Track

Routeburn Track Guided Walk

From Queenstown

Day tour from £118

Day Tours from Christchurch

A selection of experiences from Christchurch, letting your discover more of the South Island during your holiday.

Kaikoura Whale Watching Boat

Kaikoura Whales & Wine Tasting

From Christchurch

Day tour from £219
Akaroa Lighthouse

Akaroa Day Tour & Harbour Cruise

From Christchurch

Day tour from £246
Christchurch Soaring Kiwi Tours

Christchurch Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour


Day tour from £39
TranzAlpine, South Island

Southern Alps Rail Adventure

From Christchurch

Day tour from £248
TranzAlpine On Board


Christchurch | Greymouth

Rail journey from £149

Experiences Around The South Island

Discover more experiences from around the stunning South Island. Most of our day tours include pick up from hotels in the area.

Heli hike, Franz Josef Glacier

Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike

Franz Josef Glacier

Unique Experience from £296
Abel Tasman Kayaks

Abel Tasman Walk & Kayak

From Motueka

Outdoor Adventure from £85
Fox Glacier Views

Fox Glacier Guided Walk

Fox Glacier

Guided Walk from £39
Whale watch cruise

Kaikoura Whale Watching


Day tour from £86
Wings Over Whales Kaikoura Peninsula

Kaikoura Whale Watching Flight


Unique Experience from £119
Marlborough Vineyard with Friends

Marlborough Wine Tour

From Blenheim or Picton

Day tour from £142

Stewart Island Wild Kiwi Encounter

Stewart Island

Day tour from £118
Yellow Eyed Penguins, Otago

Otago Cruise & Penguin Tour

From Dunedin

Day tour from £88

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