Frenchman Bay Lagoon at Abel Tasman National Park

Immersive New Zealand Exploration: Two-Week South Island Tour

Ratings of Zicasso's Service
Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

New Zealand

Places Visited

Christchurch, Mt. Cook Village, Queenstown, Doubtful Sound...

See all

Suggested Duration

14 Days

Reality will blend into a dreamy landscape during your two-week New Zealand tour of the South Island. Specialist guides will lead you on customizable tours that highlight the shimmering waters of captivating fiords and the steep slopes of dramatic coastline. Whether you reveal the secrets of Middle Earth or sail on glacial lakes, you will turn New Zealand’s majestic nature into a spectacular outdoor playground.

Customizable Itinerary

Expand All

Trip Highlights

  • Escape to tropical beaches with a three-night stay in Abel Tasman National Park
  • Explore the best of Fiordland National Park, including an overnight cruise on Doubtful Sound and a full-day helicopter excursion
  • Cruise past icebergs and soar above Mt. Cook during your two days near New Zealand’s tallest mountain
  • Embrace marine encounters, such as swimming with wild dolphins and whale watching in Kaikoura
  • Discover the original Middle Earth on an adventure to Lord of the Rings movie locations
  • Savor South Island’s laid-back vibe, from a street walk in Christchurch to an old-world steamer trip across Lake Wakatipu
  • Uncover some of the island’s secrets, including the world’s southernmost wine region and the turquoise tones of Lake Pukaki

Starting Price

$12,735 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

Reviews of Zicasso's Referral Service

4.85 stars based on 1567 reviews.

New Zealand, Fiji Luxury Vacation Review: Queenstown, Abel...
"The travel agent put together an excellent itinerary for...

Reviewed By Jim R.

New Zealand Tour Review: Nelson, Abel Tasman, Picton, Christchurch,...
"Our travel agent and her team were exceptional! She was...

Reviewed By Oke J.

Australia, New Zealand, Vacation Review: Great Ocean Road,...
"We were very pleased with the service we received from...

Reviewed By Ingrid F.

New Zealand Luxury Vacation Review: Rotorua, Kaikōura, Christchurch,...
"Our Zicasso travel agent really personalized our trip to...

Reviewed By Julia B.

New Zealand Luxury Tour Review: Queenstown, Milford Sound,...
"The trip arrangements were outstanding. I highly recommend...

Reviewed By David H.

New Zealand Tour Review: Queenstown, Christchurch, Ohakune,...
"They arranged and planned an excellent trip and were easy...

Reviewed By Nathan J.

Your Dream Vacation

in 3 simple steps

  1. 1

    Describe your dream trip

  2. 2

    Get matched with top travel specialists

  3. 3

    Book the trip

Free service - no credit card required