South Island, New Zealand

New Zealand's South Island: 7-Day Self-Drive Tour with TranzAlpine Train Journey & Milford Sound Cruise

Travel until 12 Mar 2022

From Franz Josef Glacier Village to snowcapped Queenstown and otherworldly Milford Sound, a road trip through New Zealand’s South Island is simply unforgettable. Unearth these wonders at your own pace, broken up by incredible sightseeing in Christchurch, a magical TranzAlpine train journey and a scenic cruise of Milford Sound.

On this seven-day self-drive tour, enjoy six nights' accommodation — including two nights at Ramada Resort by Wyndham Wanaka, just a short stroll from the shores of Lake Wanaka — five days of all-inclusive car rental, daily breakfast and incredible touring experiences per the itinerary.

Your journey takes you to: Christchurch — Franz Josef — Wanaka — Queenstown.

Keen to see the North Island? Extend your New Zealand discovery with an optional 7-day North Island self-drive tour.

Book with confidence: This tour is covered by our Change of Plan Guarantee, which will permit you to alter your travel plans up to 90 days before departure. You can rest easy knowing that should you not be able to travel as a result of Government travel restrictions, even right up to the day of departure Scoopon will assist you with a date change, provide you with a credit or process a refund for your booking less any non-recoverable costs. See below for full terms and conditions.

7 Days from
NZ$1,818
/person
Twin Share

holiday Options

7 Days
TWIN SHARE — LOW SEASON
7 Days from
NZ$1,818
/person
Inclusion highlights:
  • Package valid for one person (twin share) — you must purchase TWO packages
  • Six nights of three and four-star accommodation, including two nights at Ramada Resort, near Lake Wanaka
  • Daily breakfast and an afternoon tea at the summit of Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve
  • Five days of all-inclusive Thrifty Group CCAR (Toyota Corolla or similar) car rental
  • TranzAlpine Railway from Christchurch to Greymouth — one of the world's greatest scenic railway journeys
  • Lake Wanaka cruise and guided nature walk of Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve
  • Scenic cruise of the majestic Milford Sound
7 Days
TWIN SHARE — HIGH SEASON
7 Days from
NZ$1,925
/person
Inclusion highlights:
  • Package valid for one person (twin share) — you must purchase TWO packages
  • Six nights of three and four-star accommodation, including two nights at Ramada Resort, near Lake Wanaka
  • Daily breakfast and an afternoon tea at the summit of Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve
  • Five days of all-inclusive Thrifty Group CCAR (Toyota Corolla or similar) car rental
  • TranzAlpine Railway from Christchurch to Greymouth — one of the world's greatest scenic railway journeys
  • Lake Wanaka cruise and guided nature walk of Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve
  • Scenic cruise of the majestic Milford Sound
7 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER — LOW SEASON
7 Days from
NZ$2,674
/person
Inclusion highlights:
  • Package valid for one person (solo traveller)
  • Six nights of three and four-star accommodation, including two nights at Ramada Resort, near Lake Wanaka
  • Daily breakfast and an afternoon tea at the summit of Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve
  • Five days of all-inclusive Thrifty Group CCAR (Toyota Corolla or similar) car rental
  • TranzAlpine Railway from Christchurch to Greymouth — one of the world's greatest scenic railway journeys
  • Lake Wanaka cruise and guided nature walk of Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve
  • Scenic cruise of the majestic Milford Sound
7 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER — HIGH SEASON
7 Days from
NZ$2,888
/person
Inclusion highlights:
  • Package valid for one person (solo traveller)
  • Six nights of three and four-star accommodation, including two nights at Ramada Resort, near Lake Wanaka
  • Daily breakfast and an afternoon tea at the summit of Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve
  • Five days of all-inclusive Thrifty Group CCAR (Toyota Corolla or similar) car rental
  • TranzAlpine Railway from Christchurch to Greymouth — one of the world's greatest scenic railway journeys
  • Lake Wanaka cruise and guided nature walk of Mou Waho Island Nature Reserve
  • Scenic cruise of the majestic Milford Sound