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Sweet as South - End Wellington
For 18 - 35 Young Professionals, Singles and Students

Vacation Overview

Experience the best of South! From Lake Ohau to Queenstown to Christchurch - it's an adventure you won't want to end. Start off on a scenic flight over Mt. Cook then head to Dunedin! Later, get ready to hit Queenstown, the adventure Capital of the World. Try bungy, 4WD’ing or if it’s winter, you can opt to take a day trip to stunning Milford Sound. In Franz Josef you'll hike a glacier before your tour ends in Christchurch.

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Vacation Itinerary

Vacation Day 1 - Arrive Christchurch
Arrive in Christchurch & check into Bealeys Hotel, the rest of the afternoon is free for you to explore. Meet your fellow travelers & Tour Manager this evening. Hotel

Vacation Day 2 - Christchurch to Lake Ohao
We’ll stop off to see the intense milky blue waters of glacially-fed Lake Tekapo. Kick start your tour with a spectacular optional glacier flight over Mt. Cook, Australasia’s highest peak. With views over towering Mt. Cook and a lakeside position, our overnight stay at Lake Ohau in a traditional ski lodge is all about its fantastic location. Tonight, get to know the other Contiki travellers, your Tour Manager and Driver over dinner. Then relax in the hot outdoor jacuzzi, or play darts at the lodge bar. Lodge (D)

Vacation Day 3 - Lake Ohau to Dunedin
We’ll hit the road & make a stop at Benmore Dam for a look at this impressive structure & maybe spot some gliders – it’s one of the world’s premier spots for this pretty cool sport. We’ll also stop in at historic Oamaru, with it’s cute old buildings, many of which are made out of it’s own stunning white Oamaru stone. It’s hard to believe these impressive formations really are natural & they make for some pretty cool pics to show off to your mates. On arrival in Dunedin you’ll see why it really is the city that looks old, but definitely thinks young! There’s loads of places to head out in Dunedin, from cool clubs & bars in the Octagon to the student pub vibes around George Street. So later, why not take it up a level & head to some of the local night spots for a taste of how partying is really done! Hotel (B)

Vacation Day 4 - Dunedin to Queenstown
This morning, we make our way towards New Zealand’s adventure hub, Queenstown! This place is awesome. With so many amazing activities to choose from, plus fantastic nightlife, cool people & stunning surroundings, you’re in for a few incredible days here. First though, we make a stop at the original home of bungy jumping. You can even have a go yourself if you're brave enough! This is one high-energy destination that has something for everyone. From jet boat rides to fantastic local food, gorgeous countryside and the world’s most southern wineries, the list really is endless. Hotel (B)

Vacation Day 5 - Queenstown
This morning, you’ll take a ride on ‘The world’s most exciting jetboat’ the iconic Shotover Jet! Hold on tight - speeding down the Shotover River on a jetboat amongst the fierce canyon walls (so close you could probably touch them) is a thrilling experience & getting a pic to take home of the group in action is a must. Next up, legendary Queenstown! This traveller favourite is world renowned as the home of action & adrenalin & needs no introduction – your time here is guaranteed to be epic, no matter what you choose to do. The nightlife here is equally as awesome as its adrenalin fixes & with VIP entry to one of the town’s hottest nightspots you're sure the start the night out right. Hotel (B)

Vacation Day 6 & 7 - Queenstown
With two more days here, you’ve got time to try out adrenaline-pumping activities, to take it easy with a glass of local wine or beer and of course, to party – something Queenstown in known for. There’s also the option to take advantage of our explore more highlight optional – your chance to experience the stunning Milford Sound. Milford Sound is one of New Zealand’s gems. This slice of paradise has been voted one of the world’s top destinations & is known around the world for its gorgeous waters & stunning scenery. You can chill out and enjoy the scenery on deck & hopefully you’ll get a chance to spot seals, dolphins, whales and penguins.Choose to take a coach over, then jump on a boat & cruise this stunning spot then head back to Queenstown on the coach. Or, if you’re feeling up for it, there’s the option to fly back to Queenstown too. Pumping at night, Queenstown is the place to hit some of New Zealand’s best bars and clubs. With cool cocktail bars, old-style pubs and plenty of clubs, there is so much to choose from. Hotel (B) (B) (D)

Vacation Day 8 - Queenstown to Franz Josef Glacier
Relax on the coach, chat with friends and take in the stunning scenery as we head to the rugged West Coast. Leaving the golden grasslands, cliffs and hills of the Otago region behind us, we travel through Haast Pass. See the ancient rainforests and small glaciers that give this area its unique atmosphere - we also make stop at the majestic Thunder Creek Falls. Then cruise past remote beaches and the coastal dunes of the West Coast before arriving in the Westland National Park, where lush bush land and glaciers almost reach the sea. We overnight in Franz Josef, a cute alpine township. Lodge (B) (D)

Vacation Day 9 - Franz Josef Glacier
This morning, get physical and pull on your crampons, grab an ice-pick and head out onto the ice of either the Franz Josef or Fox Glacier. On this optional activity, you’ll learn about how these glaciers came about with our professional Local Guides. Otherwise, you can get a bird’s eye view over these icy formations and sweeping vistas in an optional helicopter ride. Lodge (B)

Vacation Day 10 - Franz Josef Glacier to Christchurch
Sticking to the untamed coastline, we stop in at the former gold rush town of Hokitika on the West Coast. It’s great for a look into a traditional Maori art. Watch authentic carvers work with New Zealand greenstone (jade) and learn about the importance of this stone. You could even pick up a piece to take home. We travel east through stunning Arthur’s Pass, following an old trade route. The dense native forest, alpine atmosphere and crystal clear rivers give the area its pioneer feel. (B)

Vacation Day 11 - Christchurch to Wellington
It’s another jaw-dropping drive up to the top of the South Island today. The coach cuts across the Canterbury Plains to Kaikoura. This seaside settlement is known for whales, dolphins and delicious, fresh crayfish sold from roadside vans. We’ll stop at a seal colony before travelling up the wild, rugged east coast and the wine country of Marlborough. Jump on the Inter-Island ferry and leave the South Island behind. Cruise through the gorgeous Marlborough Sounds, where thick forested peaks rise straight up from the sea. It’s a camera-friendly spot with picturesque inlets, remote coves and tiny beaches that dot the islands. You’ll also see some old wooden baches (New Zealand holiday houses) and boat jetties. We dock in the capital city of Wellington - the country’s political centre and cultural core with funky shops, fringe festivals, galleries, as well as a huge amount of cool cafes and bars. Take the time to say your farewells & and swap contact details with your new travel buddies as your tour ends this afternoon in Wellington. Hotel (B)

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Vacation Prices

Starts Christchurch / Ends Wellington

Start DateEnd DatePriceDeparture
22 May 2018 31 May 2018 $1,589 Definite
07 Jun 2018 16 Jun 2018 $1,431 Definite
23 Jun 2018 02 Jul 2018 $1,589 Definite
17 Jul 2018 26 Jul 2018 $1,575 Definite
27 Sep 2018 06 Oct 2018 $1,575 Definite

Start DateEnd DatePriceDeparture
25 Jul 2018 03 Aug 2018 $1,575 Definite
02 Aug 2018 11 Aug 2018 $1,575 Definite
10 Aug 2018 19 Aug 2018 $1,575 Definite
26 Aug 2018 04 Sep 2018 $1,575 Definite
11 Sep 2018 20 Sep 2018 $1,575 Definite
19 Sep 2018 28 Sep 2018 $1,575 Definite

Start DateEnd DatePriceDeparture
03 Oct 2018 12 Oct 2018 $1,595  
11 Oct 2018 20 Oct 2018 $1,595  
19 Oct 2018 28 Oct 2018 $1,595  
27 Oct 2018 05 Nov 2018 $1,595  
04 Nov 2018 13 Nov 2018 $1,595 Definite
12 Nov 2018 21 Nov 2018 $1,595 Definite
20 Nov 2018 29 Nov 2018 $1,625 Definite
28 Nov 2018 07 Dec 2018 $1,625 Definite
06 Dec 2018 15 Dec 2018 $1,625 Definite
10 Dec 2018 19 Dec 2018 $1,625  
14 Dec 2018 23 Dec 2018 $1,625 Definite
18 Dec 2018 27 Dec 2018 $1,625 Definite
22 Dec 2018 31 Dec 2018 $1,625 Definite
26 Dec 2018 04 Jan 2019 $1,625 Definite
30 Dec 2018 08 Jan 2019 $1,625 Definite
03 Jan 2019 12 Jan 2019 $1,625 Definite
07 Jan 2019 16 Jan 2019 $1,625 Definite
15 Jan 2019 24 Jan 2019 $1,625 Definite
19 Jan 2019 28 Jan 2019 $1,625 Definite
23 Jan 2019 01 Feb 2019 $1,625 Definite
31 Jan 2019 09 Feb 2019 $1,625 Definite
08 Feb 2019 17 Feb 2019 $1,625  
12 Feb 2019 21 Feb 2019 $1,625 Definite
16 Feb 2019 25 Feb 2019 $1,625 Definite
20 Mar 2019 29 Mar 2019 $1,625 Definite
21 Apr 2019 30 Apr 2019 $1,605 Definite
23 May 2019 01 Jun 2019 $1,605 Definite
08 Jun 2019 17 Jun 2019 $1,605  
16 Jun 2019 25 Jun 2019 $1,605  
24 Jun 2019 03 Jul 2019 $1,605 Definite
02 Jul 2019 11 Jul 2019 $1,595 Definite
10 Jul 2019 19 Jul 2019 $1,595 Definite

Start DateEnd DatePriceDeparture
18 Jul 2019 27 Jul 2019 $1,595  
26 Jul 2019 04 Aug 2019 $1,595  
03 Aug 2019 12 Aug 2019 $1,595 Definite
11 Aug 2019 20 Aug 2019 $1,595  
27 Aug 2019 05 Sep 2019 $1,595  
04 Sep 2019 13 Sep 2019 $1,595  
12 Sep 2019 21 Sep 2019 $1,595 Definite
20 Sep 2019 29 Sep 2019 $1,595 Definite

*Prices not guaranted until time of booking

*Single Room available (extra cost)

All of this & more, included as standard on your trip.


  • 9 nights multi-share accommodation: 8 nights in hotels, 1 night in a lodge
  • Modern, air-conditioned coach with powerpoints for charging
  • Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges


  • Experienced & Professional Trip Manager & Driver team
  • Sightseeing tours of all major cities


  • 12 meals:
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 3 dinners


    • Pick up a treat at NZ's famous Cookie Time factory
  • See the historic Church of the Good Shephard
  • See Mt. Cook across the beautiful blue glacial Lake Ohau
  • Stop at Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo & Geraldine
  • Stop at Oamaru & Benmore Dam
  • Visit the impressive Moeraki Boulders
  • See Baldwin Street, the world's steepest street
  • Tour & tasting at the iconic Speight's Brewery
  • Set your pulse racing with a hair-raising ride on the Shotover Jet
  • VIP entry to one of Queenstown's hottest nightspots
  • Explore tiny Arrowtown
  • Drive through Haast Pass & see Thunder Creek Falls
  • Chill out at our legendary theme party
  • See a demonstration of traditional Maori greenstone carving
  • Scenic drive across the Southern Alps
  • Spectacular drive along the Kaikoura Coast & visit to a seal colony
  • Drive through New Zealand's largest wine growing region
  • Visit Mt. Victoria & enjoy the panoramic views
























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A $200 Non-Refundable Deposit is Required to Book.
Full payment is due 45 days prior to vacation departure.
(If paying within 45 days full payment is required).

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