21 Day South Island Tour - Recommended

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Starting in either Nelson or Christchurch explore the whole of the South Island Driving down the West Coast, and back up the East Coast take in the following amazing sites. Example Starting in Nelson

Download our printable map of the tour​ by either clicking on the map image or clicking on the pdf icon below  

Travel down the West Coast to Westport, Punakaiki Rocks, Franz Josef Glacier, through the Haast Pass to Wanaka. Allow 3 days

 

www.westcoast.co.nz/news/what-do-and-around-westport
www.punakaiki.co.nz
www.newzealand.com/int/franz-josef-glacier
www.lakewanaka.co.nz

Nelson, Able Tasman, Kaiteriteri, Golden Bay Catch your own salmon and barbecue it at the Anitoki salmon farm while you are there. Visit Farewell Spit, Lake Rotoiti, and Rotoroa  on your way down the West Coast.  Allow 4 Days 

https://www.nelsontasman.nz/

www.anatokisalmon.co.nz

www.eyebright.co.nz

http://nzcycletrail.com/find-your-ride/22-great-rides/tasmans-great-taste-trail/

Queenstown, Arrowtown, Milford Sound, Catlins , Dunedin. Allow 5 to 6 days

 

There are endless adventures to be had in Queenstown, ranging from bush walks and wine tasting  to bungy jumping and jet boating. Queenstown is known for its snow sports and is home to five ski fields, all world class and hugely popular.

www.queenstownnz.co.nz
www.catlins.org.nz

http://www.otagocentralrailtrail.co.nz/

Travel through Moeraki Boulders ( Famous Fleurs Café) Oamaru, (Riverstone Cottage,Castle), Twizel, Lake Tekapo, Mount Cook. Allow 2 Days
 

www.moerakiboulders.com
http://www.fleursplace.com/

http://www.waitakinz.com/visit-waitaki/explore-waitaki/oamaru/
http://www.tekapotourism.co.nz/

 

Christchurch, Akaroa (First French Settlement in New Zealand), Hanmer Springs (Thermal Pools), Kaikoura (whale watching, dolphin watching, fresh crayfish) Allow 4 days


www.christchurchnz.com/new-zealand
https://akaroa.com/
https://visithanmersprings.co.nz/
https://www.kaikoura.co.nz/


Blenheim (Wineries Air Force Museum), Marlborough, Picton, Havelock. Allow 2 days


www.newzealand.com/int/blenheim/
https://www.newzealand.com/int/picton/
https://www.havelocknz.com/

Back to Nelson to hand over motorhome.

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