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Nine Day New Zealand South Island Itineraries

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<p>The experiences to revel on the South Island of New Zealand are spectacular. Explore towering fjords, gaze at starry skies in remote locations, savor distinct wine varieties, and enjoy the comforts of modern cities. Your nine-day New Zealand South Island itinerary will open you to incredible discoveries when you plan with a travel expert from Zicasso.</p>

The experiences to revel on the South Island of New Zealand are spectacular. Explore...

The experiences to revel on the South Island of New Zealand are spectacular. Explore towering fjords, gaze at starry skies in remote locations, savor distinct wine varieties, and enjoy the comforts of modern cities. Your nine-day New Zealand South Island itinerary will open you to incredible discoveries when you plan with a travel expert from Zicasso.

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Highlights of New Zealand’s South Island Nature Tour

9 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,920

Welcome to the ultimate journey across Te Wahipounamu and a stunning 9-day itinerary, from Fiordland and Queenstown to the tropical tones of Abel Tasman National Park. Featuring scenic flights, glacial hikes, epic journeys, and nature’s escapism, this luxurious 9-day adventure will lead you across five national parks and the very best outdoor experiences on New Zealand’s South Island. Just bring a desire to explore, and you will leave with an absolute love for New Zealand’s nature.

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One of the incredible moments of this adventure is a ride on the horizon over Queenstown
Best 9-Day Private South Island Tour with Kids

9 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,920

During this 9-day family adventure, New Zealand’s South Island creates an idyllic family vacation mix. There are so many incredible moments that are cultivated by fjords, glaciers, and swimming with dolphins. You can be active and share the outdoor adventure with New Zealand’s wildlife with experiences that include horseback riding, kayaking, and a 4WD adventure into Middle Earth. The island is also wonderfully laid-back and inviting, so your vacation can be hassle-free.

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Misty morning on the Southern Island New Zealand
Adventures of New Zealand's South Island

9 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,983

Soar to New Zealand for nine days of essential exploration through its Southern Alpines. This tour showcases the frosted allure of New Zealand's picturesque landscapes. Beginning in the buzzing city of Christchurch and culminating atop the icy summit of Franz Josef, every second of this tour will bring you closer to the surreal spectacles that sweep New Zealand’s Southern summits.

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Couple enjoying a sunset in New Zealand
Exclusive South Island New Zealand Tour for Couples

9 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,920

Handcrafted with the island’s most romantic activities and five-star lodges, this exciting 9-day adventure is the perfect celebration for two. Romance echoes across New Zealand’s South Island landscapes. Hot air balloon over Canterbury, indulge in wine tasting in Marlborough, bask in a spa in the wilderness, and partake in a scenic flight above the fjords. Private tours and exclusive excursions place the two of you amid the forefront of breathtaking landscapes and amorous surprises.

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Explore the island with a private guide on a scenic flight
Sublime South Island 9-Day Itinerary for Seniors

9 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,920

Handcrafted with a laid-back pace and superb accommodations, this exclusive 9-day journey will immerse you in forests, coastlines, penguins, and fjords. From a scenic flight over glaciers to two days in the Catlins, uncover the island’s incredible nature with private tours expertly designed for seniors. Sit back and allow private guides to show you an island like no other.

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Savor great taste while wine tasting in Otago, Wanaka region.
Best New Zealand South Island Vacation in 9 Days

9 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,920

Handcrafted with South Island’s most iconic and exclusive experiences, this exciting 9-day adventure will reveal glaciers, icebergs, fjords, caves, vineyards, lakes, mountains, and charming towns. New Zealand’s South Island is a canvas of dramatic landscapes, invigorating adventure, and natural wonders. Indulge in wine tasting, spend a night on Milford Sound, and explore the Fiordland from a helicopter.

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