Milford Sound in New Zealand

New Zealand South Island Itinerary in One Week

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Countries Visited

New Zealand

Places Visited

Christchurch, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Abel Tasman National Park

Suggested Duration

8 Days

Adventure, exploration, and unforgettable experiences highlight your perfect 7-day New Zealand tour. Your private tours and specialized guides will immerse you in the splendid landscape around the South Island. The majesty of New Zealand will emerge from Queenstown to Abel Tasman National Park, Milford Sound to Canterbury. Fly over shimmering glaciers, sip celebrated wine in lush vineyards, and cruise down serene fiords in search of waterfalls and wildlife.

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Trip Highlights

  • Cruise around Milford Sound and spend a serene night on the fjord enveloped by rare wilderness
  • Swim with wild dolphins during an afternoon of pure thrills near Christchurch
  • Kayak and hike along South Island’s tropical coastline during a privately-guided day in Abel Tasman National Park
  • Soar above the Canterbury Plains in a hot air balloon with the Southern Alps shimmering along the horizon
  • Feel the adventure of a jet boat ride down the Shotover River, which is just one experience for your time in Queenstown
  • Explore Fiordland from the air on a scenic helicopter flight, which includes the opportunity to touch down and walk on a glacier
  • Take some time away from the adventure during an afternoon of tasting in the world’s southernmost wine region
  • Uncover Christchurch’s cultural secrets and discover how the city is rebuilding itself following the 2011 earthquake

Starting Price

$7,275 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.

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