South Island Experiences

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.

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Experiences from Christchurch

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

Kaikoura Whale Watching Tour

Kaikoura Whale Watching

From Christchurch or Kaikoura

Day tour from £205
Akaroa Lighthouse

Akaroa Harbour Cruise

From Christchurch

Day tour from £154
Christchurch Soaring Kiwi Tours

Hop on Hop off Christchurch Tour


Day tour from £39
Tranz Alpine Scenery

TranzAlpine Experience


Day tour from £250

Experiences from Queenstown

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

Milford Sound Waterfalls

Milford Sound Day Tour

From Queenstown

Day tour from £116
Amisfield Queenstown Wine

Queenstown Boutique Wine Tour

From Queenstown

Day tour from £118
Onsen Hot Pools Refreshments

Onsen Hot Pools


Day tour from £45
High Walter Country Farm Tour

TSS Earnslaw & BBQ Lunch

From Queenstown

Day tour from £76
Milford Sound

Milford Sound Overnight Cruise

From Queenstown

2 DAY - Cruise from £279
Doubtful Sound

Overnight Doubtful Sound

From Queenstown

2 DAY - Cruise from £319
Safari Of The Scenes Views

Safari of the Scenes

From Queenstown

Day tour from £110
Cycle Trail

Station to Station Cruise & Cycle

From Queenstown

Day tour from £149
Famous Routeburn Track Tourists

Routeburn Track Guided Walk

From Queenstown

Day tour from £118

Experiences Around The South Island

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

Franz Josef Hike Friends

Franz Josef Glacier by Helicopter

Franz Josef Glacier

Day tour from £286
Abel Tasman Kayaks

Abel Tasman Walk & Kayak

Abel Tasman National Park

Day tour from £85
Fox Glacier Views

Fox Terminal Face Walk

Fox Glacier

Day tour from £39
Marlborough Vineyard with Friends

Marlborough Food & Wine

From Blenheim or Picton

Day tour from £142

Stewart Island Wild Kiwi Encounter

Stewart Island

Day tour from £118
Wings Over Whales Kaikoura Peninsula

Whale Watching Flight


Day tour from £119
Yellow Eyed Penguins Otago

Otago Peninsula Wildlife & Penguins

From Dunedin

Day tour from £88

More New Zealand Holiday Choices

Choose from self drive adventures, your own home of wheels, insightful guided tours and iconic rail journeys.
Speak to one of our experts to combine a little of everything for a holiday to New Zealand you won’t forget.

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Full Refund or Free Re-Booking - if you have to cancel your holiday or part of it due to UK government recommendation not to travel.

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