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.

Akaroa Lighthouse

Akaroa Harbour Cruise

From Christchurch

Day tour from £154
Kaikoura Whale Watching Tour

Kaikoura Whale Watching

From Christchurch or Kaikoura

Day tour from £205
Christchurch Soaring Kiwi Tours

Hop on Hop off Christchurch Tour

Christchurch

Day tour from £39
Tranz Alpine Scenery

TranzAlpine Experience

Christchurch

Day tour from £250

Experiences from Queenstown

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

Amisfield Queenstown Wine

Queenstown Boutique Wine Tour

From Queenstown

Day tour from £118
High Walter Country Farm Tour

TSS Earnslaw & BBQ Lunch

From Queenstown

Day tour from £76
Milford Sound Waterfalls

Milford Sound Day Tour

From Queenstown

Day tour from £116
Famous Routeburn Track Tourists

Routeburn Track Guided Walk

From Queenstown

Day tour from £118
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 £122
Milford Sound

Milford Sound Overnight Cruise

From Queenstown

2 DAY - Cruise NOW from £399
Doubtful Sound

Overnight Doubtful Sound

From Queenstown

2 DAY - Cruise NOW from £460
Onsen Hot Pools Refreshments

Onsen Hot Pools

Queenstown

Day tour from £45

Experiences around South Island

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

Fox Glacier Views

Fox Terminal Face Walk

Fox Glacier

Day tour from £39
Kiwi

Stewart Island Wild Kiwi Encounter

Stewart Island

Day tour from £118
Yellow Eyed Penguins Otago

Otago Peninsula Wildlife & Penguins

From Dunedin

Day tour from £88
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
Marlborough Vineyard with Friends

Marlborough Food & Wine

From Blenheim or Picton

Day tour from £142
Wings Over Whales Kaikoura Peninsula

Whale Watching Flight

Kaikoura

Day tour from £119

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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