New Zealand South island tours

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Tour around the best New Zealand's South Island
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The Ultimate South Island Tours

If its diverse and awe inspiring landscapes your looking for then our South Island tours just cant be beaten. Our tours of the South Island range from 8 to 17 days and as always theres the flexibility to hop off at any point and hop back on later.

We have found some superb camps and a huge range of excellent bike rides around the South Island together with some of the best adrenalin rushes you can find in New Zealand. If hiking is your thing then get your boots ready as there's dramatic hikes everyday and a few excellent longer and overnight hiking options.  We get well beyond the tourist trail on these trips and with food, accommodation and transport sorted all you need to do is decide how much adventure you want to pack into your day.  There are plenty of South Island tour options but if you have any questions or need help then dont hesitate to contact us. Alternatively, take a look at our South Island  tours below: 

SUMMER BLAST- from 16/17 DAYS (flexible)

Explore the four corners of the Mainland on this complete South Island round trip. From the golden beaches of Abel Tasman to the blue ice of Fox Glacier you will get to immerse yourself and experience some of the finest natural wonders in the World.Most popular departure spots are Christchurch and Picton.   Click here for full trip details

SOUTHERN LIGHT- from 9/10 DAYS (flexible)

If you dont have time for a full South Island tour but are keen to revel in a brilliant action packed adventure then check this one out. Starting in either Picton or Christchurch we enjoy the highlights of the South and wrap things up in the adrenalin capital - Queenstown!Click here for full trip details

WILD WEST- from 8/9 DAYS (flexible)

Wild is the operative word for this one! Starting in Queenstown we travel along a route recently voted one of the top 10 drives in the World by the Lonely Planet. We have also found a few extra spots to enjoy and a range of excellent rides and activities. Click here for full trip details


If you are limited for time during your trip to New Zealand then there are plenty of options to jump on our trips for shorter or one day tours.  You can join any section of the main Ultimate explorer tour for period of time that suits you.  Popular sections include the trip from Nelson to Kaikoura or along the west coast.  Contact us for more information.


 Flying Kiwi - The best and the original South Island Adventure Tour

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