NEW Backpack the South Island (Single Private Hostel Room) - Price From NZ $ 2769 per person
NEW Backpack the South Island (Single Private Hostel Room)
  • Duration: 10 Day
  • Category: Backpacking Holidays
  • From: Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Valid: 02 Sep 2019 to 31 Dec 2020
  • Package Code: CHCGRY6EXSGLBP
  • Price Type: single
  • Price: NZ $ 2769 per person
Tour Overview

Enjoy 9 magnificent nights travelling the South Island roundtrip from Christchurch visiting Mount Cook, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Wanaka, Franz Josef & Greymouth. Backpacker hostel accommodation included.

Short Break Inclusions
  • Full day coach tour from Christchurch to Queenstown via Mt Cook including the Canterbury Plains, Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki, Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park & Mackenzie Country scenery. Free WiFi available on board
  • 3 night Backpackers Hostel stay in Queenstown (private single room, shared facilities)
  • Day at leisure in Queenstown to explore
  • Full day tour in a luxury glass roof coach from Queenstown to Milford Sound return. Enjoy Milford Road scenic stops like Mirror Lakes, Homer TunnelFiordland National Park & a Scenic cruise. Includes buffet lunch: a selection of delicious hot and cold international dishes including: chicken, lamb, beef stew, fish, mussels, steamed vegetables, Asian dishes, rice, noodles, assorted salads, fresh bread rolls, ice cream and fruit. Wifi available on GreatSights coach
  • Travel by coach from Queenstown to Wanaka
  • 2 night Backpackers Hostel stay in Wanaka (private single room, shared facilities)
  • Day at leisure in Wanaka to explore
  • Travel by coach from Wanaka to Franz Josef
  • 2 night Backpackers Hostel stay at Franz Josef (private single room, shared facilities)
  • Day at leisure at Franz Josef to explore the area or join a tour  
  • Travel by coach from Franz Josef to Greymouth 
  • 2 night Backpackers Hostel stay in Greymouth (private single room, shared facilities)
  • Day at leisure in Greymouth
  • Travel by Tranzalpine train from Greymouth to Christchurch where own arrangements begin
Itinerary Details

Day 1 GreatSights - Mount Cook Day Tour: Christchurch to Queenstown GS62 (0730 - 1830) - Day Tour - Christchurch to Queenstown 0730 - 1830 - Accommodation Included

Service : Day Tour

Depart City : Christchurch

Arrive City : Queenstown

Depart Time : 07:30:00

Arrive Time : 18:30:00

Hotel Address :- Queenstown

Hotel Name :- Queenstown Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- Day 1(3 nights)

Hotel Check Out :- OverNight

Day 2 Hotel -Queenstown Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities) - Queenstown

Hotel Address :- Queenstown

Hotel Name :- Queenstown Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- OverNight

Hotel Check Out :- OverNight

Day 3 GreatSights - Milford Sound Day Tour + Buffet Lunch ex Queenstown G76L (0720 - 1945) - Day Tour - Queenstown to Queenstown 0720 - 1945

Hotel Address :- Queenstown

Hotel Name :- Queenstown Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- OverNight

Hotel Check Out :- OverNight

Service : Day Tour

Depart City : Queenstown

Arrive City : Queenstown

Depart Time : 07:20:00

Arrive Time : 19:45:00

Day 4 InterCity Coach Lines / GreatSights - Queenstown - Wanaka IC8832 ( 0800-0945) - Bus Service - Queenstown to Wanaka 0800 - 0945 - Accommodation Included

Hotel Address :- Queenstown

Hotel Name :- Queenstown Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- OverNight

Hotel Check Out :- Day 4

Service : Bus Service

Depart City : Queenstown

Arrive City : Wanaka

Depart Time : 08:00:00

Arrive Time : 09:45:00

Hotel Address :- Wanaka

Hotel Name :- Wanaka Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- Day 4(2 nights)

Hotel Check Out :- OverNight

Day 5 Hotel -Wanaka Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities) - Wanaka

Hotel Address :- Wanaka

Hotel Name :- Wanaka Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- OverNight

Hotel Check Out :- OverNight

Day 6 InterCity Coach Lines / GreatSights - Queenstown - Franz Josef IC9824 (0810 - 1615) - Bus Service - Wanaka to Franz Josef 1010 - 1615 - Accommodation Included

Hotel Address :- Wanaka

Hotel Name :- Wanaka Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- OverNight

Hotel Check Out :- Day 6

Service : Bus Service

Depart City : Wanaka

Arrive City : Franz Josef

Depart Time : 10:10:00

Arrive Time : 16:15:00

Hotel Address :- Franz Josef

Hotel Name :- Franz Josef Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- Day 6(2 nights)

Hotel Check Out :- OverNight

Day 7 Hotel -Franz Josef Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities) - Franz Josef

Hotel Address :- Franz Josef

Hotel Name :- Franz Josef Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- OverNight

Hotel Check Out :- OverNight

Day 8 InterCity Coach Lines / GreatSights - Fox Glacier - Greymouth IC9830 (0830-1315) - Bus Service - Franz Josef to Greymouth 0915 - 1315 - Accommodation Included

Hotel Address :- Franz Josef

Hotel Name :- Franz Josef Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- OverNight

Hotel Check Out :- Day 8

Service : Bus Service

Depart City : Franz Josef

Arrive City : Greymouth

Depart Time : 09:15:00

Arrive Time : 13:15:00

Hotel Address :- Greymouth

Hotel Name :- Greymouth Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- Day 8(2 nights)

Hotel Check Out :- OverNight

Day 9 Hotel -Greymouth Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities) - Greymouth

Hotel Address :- Greymouth

Hotel Name :- Greymouth Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- OverNight

Hotel Check Out :- OverNight

Day 10 KiwiRail-Great Journeys of New Zealand - TranzAlpine - Greymouth to Christchurch - Train Service - Greymouth to Christchurch 1405 - 1831

Hotel Address :- Greymouth

Hotel Name :- Greymouth Backpackers (Private room, shared facilities)

Hotel Check In :- OverNight

Hotel Check Out :- Day 10

Service : Train Service

Depart City : Greymouth

Arrive City : Christchurch

Depart Time : 14:05:00

Arrive Time : 18:31:00

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