14 Day Tour – Christchurch to Christchurch

Overview

Starting and finishing in Christchurch, this tour allows time to self explore the tracks and trails of Mt. Cook/ Aoraki National Park before venturing south towards Fiorland, and embarking on the world famous Milford Track Guided Walk. This fully guided and supported 4 day hike is with Ultimate Hikes and you spend the evenings in the wonderfully equipped lodges.

From Queenstown head towards the West Coast Glaciers region (try and stop at Lake Matheson on the way) before returning to Christchurch on board the TranzAlpine Scenic Train.

Inclusions & Options

All of our tours are fully customisable –
You can add or remove inclusive activities – or swap out for others.
You can upgrade or downgrade accommodation, add extra nights – or minus some.
The standard inclusions for this tour are:
  • Accommodation for 13 nights staying in Motels
  • Rental car hire:¬†included as specified for the duration of the tour package.
  • Rental car insurance included
  • Rental car inclusions: GPS navigation. unlimited km, airport/ferry terminal fees, additional drivers.
  • Tour pack:¬†Includes detailed driving instructions, maps, guide books and much more.
  • All breakfasts
  • Private train station transfers
  • TranzAlpine train from Greymouth to Christchurch
  • Milford Track Guided Ultimate Walk with Guided Hikes
  • Private airport transfers

All of our tours are fully customisable. Add, remove or swap activities to suit your preferences and requirements.

  • RRP based on twin share/double. $6233

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Christchurch City, transfer to hotel and rest of day at leisure
Accommodation: Merivale Manor Motel

Day 2: Collect your rental car this morning, then you’ll enjoy a scenic drive through Canterbury and the MacKenzie Country
Accommodation: Mt Cook Lodge & Motels

Day 3: Explore Mt Cook National Park
Accommodation: Mt Cook Lodge & Motels

Day 4: Scenic drive Mt. Cook to Queenstown
Accommodation: Blue Peaks Lodge

Day 5: Explore Queenstown today. Attend Milford Track briefing this afternoon
Accommodation: Blue Peaks Lodge

Day 6: Travel from Queenstown to the start of the Milford Track
Accommodation: Milford Track Lodges

Day 7: Hike from Glade House to Pompolona
Accommodation: Milford Track Lodges

Day 8: Today you’ll tackle the MacKinnon Pass
Accommodation: Milford Track Lodges

Day 9: You’ll complete the Milford Track today, then cruise to Milford Sound
Accommodation: Milford Track Lodges

Day 10: Journey along the magnificent Milford Road to Te Anau, then back to Queenstown
Accommodation: Blue Peaks Lodge

Day 11: Rental car delivered then drive over the Crown Range and through the breath-taking Haast Pass to Franz Josef
Accommodation: Punga Grove Motel & Suites

Day 12: Explore the West Coast Glacier region – Fox, Franz Josef and Lake Matheson.
Accommodation: Punga Grove Motel & Suites

Day 13: Drive north along the stunning West Coast Road – stopping at Hokitika – and take the TranzAlpine train to Christchurch.
Accommodation: Merivale Manor Motel

Day 14: Depart Christchurch today

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