Experience New Zealand most iconic sights with new like-minded friends


Ultimate Solo Travellers Tour



Visit a collection of the most iconic sights of the South Island of New Zealand with like-minded travellers. You will see breath-taking scenery such as Milford Sound and Franz Josef Glacier, experience the vibrant city of Christchurch and even visit New Zealand's oldest city of Dunedin. 

• International Antarctic Centre
• TranzAlpine Rail Journey
• Cruise Lake Wakatipu on the TSS Earnslaw
• Lakes District Museum
• Milford Sound Nature Cruise & Lunch
• Larnach Castle
• City sights tour of Christchurch & Dunedin

11 Days
From £5605 Per Person

Ultimate Solo Travellers Tour
From £5605 Per Person

Your Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
  • Day 10
  • Day 11

Day 1 : Arrive Christchurch

On arrival into Christchurch you will be met by a Grand Pacific Tours representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy luxe benefits and a complimentary pre dinner drink as you meet your travelling companions. (D)

Hotel Sudima Christchurch City (2 nights)

Note: Dinner on Day 1 not included for anyone arriving later than 8pm.

Day 2 : Christchurch

Visit the International Antarctic Centre for an interactive experience of Antarctica, followed by a city tour of Christchurch and free time at leisure.(B)

Day 3 : Christchurch - Arthur’s Pass - Franz Josef

Board the TranzAlpine, travel through spectacular gorges to Arthur’s Pass. Board your Ultimate coach and travel to Hokitika, before continuing to Franz Josef where time is available to experience a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the spectacular glaciers. (B,D)

Hotel Te Waonui Forest Retreat

Day 4 : Franz Josef - Queenstown

See the snow capped peaks of the Southern Alps as you travel south along the West Coast and the Haast Pass. Arrive into picturesque Queenstown where this evening is free to dine at leisure. (B)

Hotel Millennium Queenstown (2 nights)

Day 5 : Queenstown Free Day

Today is a free day for optional sightseeing. This evening board the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak Station. Enjoy a gourmet barbecue dinner at the Colonel’s Homestead followed by a short farm tour and a sing along by the piano as your cruise back to Queenstown. (B,SD)

Day 6 : Queenstown - Te Anau

Travel to Arrowtown to visit the Lakes District Museum. Continue to Te Anau, the gateway to Fiordland. (B,D)

Hotel Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas (2 nights)

Day 7 : Te Anau - Milford Sound - Te Anau

Enjoy a fascinating drive to Milford Sound for a nature cruise on this magnificent fiord. See the spectacular Bowen Falls and towering Mitre Peak as you enjoy a picnic lunch onboard. Return to Te Anau for free time. (B,L,D)

Day 8 : Te Anau - Dunedin

Travel to Dunedin for a city tour followed by some free time to explore at leisure. (B,D)

Hotel Distinction Dunedin

Day 9 : Dunedin - Mt Cook

Travel along the Otago Peninsula to Larnach Castle for a guided tour followed by an Ultimate High Tea. Travel to Oamaru famous for its limestone, follow the Waitaki River to Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest Peak. (B,D)

Hotel The Hermitage Hotel (Aoraki Wing)

Day 10 : Mt Cook - Christchurch

Today the opportunity is available to enjoy a scenic flight (optional, weather permitting) over the Southern Alps. Continue to Lake Tekapo to view the brilliant turquoise water, the Church of the Good Shepherd and the Sheep Dog Statue before arriving into Christchurch. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner including selected beverages with your new found friends. (B,SD)

Hotel Sudima Christchurch City

Day 11 : Depart Christchurch

Time to say goodbye. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home after a memorable New Zealand holiday. (B)

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