Drink in the South Island's most scenic routes with this itinerary, from the fairytale beauty of Queenstown to the wild West Coast. At the top of the 'Mainland', discover sunny beaches and fertile valleys in Nelson and Picton, before returning to Christchurch, where old meets new.
Please note the Mt Cook option is currently unavailable.
Your pass is divided into the following 'legs'. You can book travel in either direction (i.e. follow the itinerary from top to bottom, or bottom to top). You can also stop as often as you like along the way on each leg (for example, on the Christchurch to Queenstown leg you could book from Christchurch to Ashburton, Ashburton to Tekapo and Tekapo to Queenstown.
IMPORTANT: When booking tours you must book to and from the stops shown. Your Milford Sound cruise is shown under 'extras' on the bus service. You must select and add the cruise to your cart in order to book it. You can also add other extras to your tour in the same way.
The lakeside city of Queenstown is a scenic paradise beloved by thrillseekers.
Take a day tour to Milford Sound (included in your pass) and cruise on the fiord - this is a must-do for any South Island itinerary! Lunch is also included.
Continue your journey up the wild West Coast, stopping at Franz Josef where you can visit an ancient glacier.
Nelson is one of the New Zealand's sunniest towns with an abundance of beaches and bush walks to enjoy.
Cross over to Picton in the South Island on the Interislander ferry (included in your pass).
Visit Christchurch, a city re-energised since the devastating earthquakes.