New Zealand Coach Tour: Southern Dream

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Air and Land Special Offer


Price from $ 4,275 AUD per person

See the very best of the South Island on this 9 Day Southern Dream guided coach tour.Explore the South Island’s striking landscape and visit the charming city of Christchurch, quirky Dunedin and discover why Queenstown is referred to as the home of adventure. Uncover hidden gems including the mystical Moeraki Boulders, breathtaking Doubtful Sound, and the West Coast towns of Jackson Bay and Hokitika. Experience New Zealand’s greatest train journey as you embark aboard the TranzAlpine and traverse the mighty Southern Alps and majestic Canterbury Plains.

Tour Inclusions:

• Return Economy Airfares ex BNE/SYD/MEL
• Air New Zealand Works Fare & Taxes
• 9 Day Southern Dream Guided Tour
• Operated by Kirra Tours
• From Christchurch to Christchurch
• Luxury transportation with Tour Guide
• Small group with a max 24 passengers
• 8 nights handpicked accommodation
• 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 3 dinners
• TranzAlpine Train Experience
• Seafood experience in Haast
• Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise
• Hokonui Moonshine Museum
• Visit Wanaka & Arrowtown

Southern Dream itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive Christ church
Welcome to Christchurch. Make your own way to your accommodation and enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure to discover why this city is famous for its beautiful gardens. (D)

Day 2 – Christchurch to Dunedin
Journey down the coast as you pass through the township of Oamaru, home to some of the best-preserved heritage buildings. Visit the mystical Moeraki Boulders before arriving into Dunedin, home to rich heritage, wild-life and a unique quirky character. (B)

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Day 3 – Dunedin to Te Anau
Visit the iconic Larnach Castle and en-joy the magnificent gardens. Visit Gore and learn of its colourful past includ-ing a visit to the Hokonui Moonshine Museum. This evening you will arrive at Te Anau, the gateway to the majes-tic Fiordland National Park. (B,D)

Day 4 – Te Anau to Queenstown
Today, experience the incredible and bucket-list worthy Doubtful Sound. It is the deepest of New Zealand’s 14 fiords and its immense size leaves all who visit feeling humbled yet uplifted by its powerful physical presence. This afternoon you will begin the journey to Queenstown passing through lush farmland and stunning views around every corner. (B)

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Day 5 – Queenstown
Enjoy today at leisure to wander through the vibrant alpine town or purchase a sightseeing experience via your Tour Guide.(B)

Day 6 – Queenstown to Haast
On the journey to Haast, you will visit historic Arrowtown and picturesque Wanaka. Arrive into the West Coast where you will visit the village of Jack-son Bay, home to spectacular ocean views and the Southern Alps. (B,L)

Day 7 – Haast to Franz Josef
Continue travelling north along the West Coast until you reach Fox and Franz Josef, home to New Zealand’s most spectacular and accessible glaciers. This evening enjoy dinner in Franz Josef, surrounded by rainforest and a backdrop of mountains. (B,D)

Day 8 – Franz Josef to Christchurch
Visit the seaside town of Hokitika be-fore boarding the TranzAlpine, where you will ascend the Southern Alps by train to Christchurch. (B)


Day 9 – Depart Christchurch
After breakfast your 9 Day Southern Dream Tour comes to an end. (B)

(B) Breakfast
(L) Lunch
(D) Dinner

Additional pre and post nights accommodation available for an additional cost.


* Terms & conditions: Pricing is based on per person, twin share and priced in Australian Dollars. Offer valid for new bookings only and valid for sale until 30 September 2022 unless sold out prior. Return Airfares Included based on Air New Zealand economy Works Fare from Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne. Air New Zealand booking class based on V class including taxes as of 24 August 2022 however this is subject to change due to fluctuat-ing fuel prices and booking class availability. Airport transfers and pre/post accommodation is not included. Deposit: A non-refundable Air & Land deposit of of $1,500 per person is required within 7 days of booking. Final Payment: is due 60 days prior to departure. Airline conditions and ANZCRO cancellation policies apply. Alternative Tour dates are available, contact ANZCRO for pricing and details.Quote package code ANZ2210DNS