9 Days New Zealand South Island

Amazing New Zealand adventure that includes world-famous rail journey & scenic cruise.

Explore New Zealand by Scenic Rail & Sea

Celebrate the beauty of the South Island in this extraordinary New Zealand holiday that includes one of the world's most scenic rail journeys and Milford Sound cruise!
Queenstown, New Zealand
Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
South Island, New Zealand
Christchurch, New Zealand
TranzAlpine train on South Island New Zealand
Calm waters of Milford Sound New Zealand
Travelzoo Member Offer

9 Days South Island Drive, TranzAlpine, Milford Sound Cruise & Flights

This thrilling Travelzoo offer showcases the South Island with an extraordinary self-drive, rail and cruise combination.

Fly from Australia directly to picturesque Queenstown, famously known as the adventure capital of New Zealand. Then drive to Milford Sound for the most spectacular way to explore the stunning region – overnighting aboard the Fiordland Navigator. Cruise to the open sea with the nature guide and friendly crew, before anchoring for the night in sheltered Harrison Cove. Wildlife viewing opportunities and a special dinner are all part of the unforgettable experience.

Jump back in the car and head to Franz Josef Glacier, where you have two nights to explore the lively town in the heart of the West Coast and the unmissable glacier that stretches for 12 kilometres.

Next is another spellbinding highlight aboard one of the world’s great train journeys, the TranzAlpine Scenic Train. Travel across the South Island, from west to east, through Arthur’s Pass National Park and descend to the Canterbury Plains before arriving in Christchurch.

Save with this exclusive deal until 31 January and lock in your dates for 2023 before they are sold out!

Price: from $2799 per person – normally $3099 per person!

Departs Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays:
2023 – 26 January to 31 March & 10 October to 30 November

Package Includes:

  • Flights to New Zealand – Return economy airfare to Queenstown & from Christchurch
    • Fly from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane (ask for other cities)
  • Car hire – 6 days Economy, automatic vehicle
    • Unlimited kilometres
    • Pick up Queenstown Airport, drop off Greymouth Rail Terminal
  • Accommodation – 7 nights in standard rooms, twin share
    • 3 nights Queenstown – Quest Hotel, Ramada Suites or Holiday Inn
    • 2 nights Franz Josef – Punga View or Glacier View Motel
    • 2 nights Christchurch – Quest on Manchester or Ramada Suites
  • Cruise – 1 night aboard Fiordland Navigator, private cabin, twin share
    • 3-course dinner & cooked breakfast prepared by the onboard chef
    • Kayaking & tender boat activities (weather dependent)
  • Train – TranzAlpine Scenic Train, one-way from Greymouth to Christchurch
  • Sightseeing – Christchurch Hop On Hop Off Tram Tour

Want to see more of New Zealand & extend your holiday?
Combine this 9-day itinerary with our 7-day tour package for an exciting 14-day New Zealand Rail, Cruise, Drive & Fly from $3499 per person – that’s a saving of $400 per person on the usual price!

Phone our office on Monday to Friday, from 9:30am to 4:30pm, to speak with our travel experts.
Email us any time to request a travel quote or to make a booking on this exclusive deal.
Phone our office on Monday to Friday, from 9:30am to 4:30pm, to speak with our travel experts.
Email us any time to request a travel quote or to make a booking on this exclusive deal.

Important to Know

The following services are not included:

  • Airport transfers
  • Car hire extra expenses, such as fuel, road tolls, insurance excess waivers etc.
  • Meals, sightseeing, unless specified
  • Optional tours & activities
  • Personal items, such as drinks, snacks, laundry etc.
  • Travel insurance is strongly recommended
  • Prices are based on twin share, please contact us for single rates

New Zealand is very popular at the moment, therefore flexibility with travel dates is essential. Please have several departures dates in mind when sending through bookings requests. We appreciate your assistance and will work hard to accommodate your preferences.

Note: Prices are per person, based on twin share. Please contact us for a current rates and a quote for single supplements and prices for three or more people travelling together. All prices are subject to confirmation at time of booking and may vary depending on your travel dates. Subject to availability and conditions apply.

How to Book

My Travel Experience is a full-service travel agency. You are booking with experienced travel professionals who have met Australia’s highest industry standards.

To make a booking or request a travel quote, please use the below online form or send an email to reservations@mytravelxp.com. We will respond quickly to process your request.

You can also phone our Melbourne office on 1300 168 910 between 9:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays in Victoria).

When you submit a request, please include: contact details, passenger names (as per your passport), number of adults and children (include ages), departure city and additional information about any aspects of the holiday that are important to you (e.g. dietary requests, bed configuration etc.).

Travel to New Zealand is in high demand right now, so please provide several departure dates and we’ll do our best to confirm your preferred date.

    Please fill out the form to request a Travelzoo Member deal & we will contact you to process the booking. Required fields are marked *

    Booking Conditions

    This travel deal is valid for bookings until 31 January 2023. Please contact us for current rates.

    Advertised price was correct as of 31 December 2022 and is based on lead-price departure(s). Rates will be advised for your preferred travel date prior to any payment being required.

    All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

    Please read My Travel Experience Booking Terms & Conditions prior to making a reservation. By booking any travel service with our agency, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

    No payment is required to submit an online booking request – your booking is pending confirmation and no place is being held. Your reservation status will be advised when you hear from our travel consultants. Bookings are normally actioned within 24 hours – Monday to Friday.

    For any queries and to make a booking please call My Travel Experience on 1300 168 910 or email reservations@mytravelxp.com.

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