10 Day South Island Honeymoon Package
Discover the stunning South Island with this all inclusive honeymoon package…
Honeymoon Package Includes:
- 10 Nights in 4.5 Star Accommodation
- Car Hire: Premium Toyota Corolla Automatic including Full Insurance
- Private Punt Ride on the Avon River
- Tasman Glacier Scenic Helicopter Flight
- TSS Earnslaw Vintage Steamship Cruise & Walter Peak High Country Farm Evening Dining
- Milford Mariner Overnight Cruise
- Central Otago Boutique Wine Tour
- Scenic Helicopter Flight over Fox Glacier with Snow Landing
- Private Pool Glacier Hot Pools
- TranzAlpine Train Journey Greymouth to Christchurch
Day 1 Arrive Christchurch
Arrive in Christchurch – New Zealand’s Garden City. Collect your rental car from the airport, discover the city or relax in your Christchurch accommodation.
Late afternoon relax as you enjoy a private punt ride down the Avon River. Glide past trailing willows, woodlands, the leafy banks of the Botanic Gardens and historic buildings along the river.
Stay 1 night in Christchurch.
Day 2 Mount Cook
Driving time Christchurch to Mount Cook Village 332 km / 206 miles, 4 hours
Travel south across the Canterbury Plains and inland towards the majestic Southern Alps. Cross the barren Mackenzie Country to reach the glacial lakes as you journey towards Mount Cook.
Enjoy a magnificent Tasman Glacier Scenic Helicopter Flight with a snow landing on the Tasman Glacier and views Mount Cook.
Stay 1 night in Mount Cook.
Day 3 Queenstown
Driving time Mount Cook Village to Queenstown 262 km / 163 miles, 3.5 hours
Venture past Lake Pukaki a picturesque turquoise glacial lake, before you travel through the dramatic Lindis Pass which links the Mackenzie Basin with Central Otago. Arrive in Queenstown, New Zealand’s adventure capital and scenic resort town.
Enjoy a romantic evening cruise on the TSS Earnslaw. Cruise on the historic steamship across to Walter Peak Station for a Gourmet BBQ Dinner and followed by a farm tour. Cruise back to Queenstown as the sunsets over the mountains and lake.
Stay 1 night in Queenstown.
Day 4 Queenstown > Milford Sound Overnight Cruise
Driving time Queenstown to Milford Sound 288 km / 178 miles, 4.5 hours
Enjoy the stunning drive along Lake Wakatipu as you drive towards Te Anau, stop in Te Anau for a relaxing lunch before continuing on towards Milford Sound. The road climbs through native bush and winds through valleys surrounded by grand mountains on either side. Descend down into Milford Sound ready to board your overnight cruise on the Milford Mariner. This cruise is the ultimate way to experience Milford Sound. Start by cruising the full length of the Sound before anchoring in a sheltered cove. Relax on the deck, swim or explore by kayak. Enjoy a delicious carvery buffet in the dining saloon, before retiring to your private cabin.
Stay 1 night aboard the Milford Mariner.
Day 5 Milford Sound > Te Anau
In the morning enjoy a cooked breakfast before heading back out to the Tasman Sea and exploring the fiord as you cruise back towards Milford. Keep an eye out for seals, dolphins and penguins. Return to Milford mid morning and wind your way out of the Sound towards Te Anau.
Driving time Milford Sound to Te Anau 118 km / 73 miles, 2 hours
Several short walks along the way take you to features such as waterfalls and chasms just off the road. Relax and explore Te Anau in the afternoon.
Stay 1 night in Te Anau.
Day 6 Queenstown
Driving time Te Anau to Queenstown 172 km / 106 miles, 2.5 hours
Enjoy an afternoon Boutique Wine Tour, this tour takes you through the stunning scenery of the Wakatipu Basin, Gibbston Valley, Cromwell and Bannockburn. Taste wines from 4 boutique wineries in the area. Complimented by a delightful platter lunch at Carrick Winery Restaurant. Visit Old Cromwell Town, Kawarau Gorge and the historic Kawarua Bridge and bungy. Before returning to Queenstown.
Stay 1 night in Queenstown
Day 7 Wanaka
Driving time Queenstown to Wanaka 70 km / 43 miles, 1 hour
Drive over the beautiful Crown Range, New Zealand’s highest State Highway and admire the vistas from fantastic viewing points. Be sure to stop at the historic Cardrona Hotel for a refreshment before your arrival into Wanaka, boasting panoramic views, a relaxing atmosphere and a myriad of walking tracks. In the afternoon you have many options, you may want to visit Rippon Winery, Wanaka’s local boutique winery overlooking the lake with stunning views of the surround mountains. You may also want to take a look around Wanaka’s shops, stroll around the lake’s edge, or indulge in one of the many activities on offer.
Stay 1 night in Wanaka.
Day 8 Fox Glacier
Driving time Wanaka to Fox Glacier 262 km / 163 miles, 3.5 hours
Discover the Haast Pass Highway where there are many short walks and natural attractions to view along the way. Continue north, through dense rain forest broken by rugged coastal vistas, towards New Zealand’s glaciers.
In the afternoon discover Fox Glacier from the air with a scenic helicopter flight that sweeps above the Westland National Park before landing in the snow to enjoy exceptional views of the Southern Alps.
Stay 1 night in Fox Glacier.
Day 9 Fox Glacier > Franz Josef
Driving time Fox Glacier to Franz Josef 23 km / 14 miles, 30 minutes
Relax and explore Fox Glacier today before traveling the short distance north to Franz Josef. You may wish to walk to one or both of the glaciers.
In the evening visit Glacier Hot Pools for a rejuvenating soak under the stars in your own private hot pool.
Stay 1 night in Franz Josef.
Day 10 Greymouth > Christchurch
Driving time Franz Josef to Greymouth 180 km / 112 miles, 2.5 hours
Train travel Greymouth to Christchurch 223 km / 138 miles, 4.5 hours
Drive north to reach Greymouth where you will drop off your rental car and board your TranzAlpine Train which journeys from the West to East Coast. Your train travels through the spectacular Southern Alps, gorges and river valleys before reaching the fields of the Canterbury Plains.
Arrive in the garden city of Christchurch and make your way to your accommodation.
Stay 1 night in Christchurch.
Day 11 Depart Christchurch
Make your way to Christchurch Airport and depart Christchurch.