14 Day South Island Luxury Self-Drive

14 Day • Christchurch - Kaikoura - Marlborough Sounds - Motueka - Hokitika - Hanmer Springs - Akaroa
Christchurch New Zealand

Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch New Zealand

Akaroa, New Zealand

Hokitika Gorge, New Zealand

Motueka, New Zealand

Christchurch, New Zealand

14 Day South Island Luxury Self-Drive

14 Day Self-Drive - Christchurch - Kaikoura - Marlborough Sounds - Motueka - Hokitika - Hanmer Springs - Akaroa

Check out New Zealand’s South Island with its pure natural landscapes, wildlife, wineries, glacial valleys and more on this 14-day luxury self-drive.  There is so much to discover on this long, mountainous island with breathtaking scenery all around!

Valid for travel: 01 Jul 2020 – 31 Mar 2021 

Pricing for Aussies
$8222AUD
per person, based on double occupancy
  • Price is per person, based on double occupancy.
  • Subject to availability.
  • Package inclusions:
  • 1 night accommodation in Christchurch, 2 nights’ accommodation in Kaikoura, 2 nights’ accommodation in Marlborough Sounds, 2 nights’ accommodation in Motueka, 2 nights’ accommodation in Hokitika, 2 nights’ accommodation in Hanmer Springs, 2 nights’ accommodation in Akaroa, an excursion, luxury rental car and all taxes & fees.
  • All accommodations are at a 4.5 – 5-star rating
Pricing for Kiwis
$8477NZD
per person, based on double occupancy
  • Price is per person, based on double occupancy.
  • Subject to availability.
  • Package inclusions:
  • 1 night accommodation in Christchurch, 2 nights’ accommodation in Kaikoura, 2 nights’ accommodation in Marlborough Sounds, 2 nights’ accommodation in Motueka, 2 nights’ accommodation in Hokitika, 2 nights’ accommodation in Hanmer Springs, 2 nights’ accommodation in Akaroa, an excursion, luxury rental car and all taxes & fees.
  • All accommodations are at a 4.5 – 5-star rating
Pricing for Canucks
$7630CAD
per person, based on double occupancy
  • Price is per person, based on double occupancy.
  • Subject to availability.
  • Package inclusions:
  • 1 night accommodation in Christchurch, 2 nights’ accommodation in Kaikoura, 2 nights’ accommodation in Marlborough Sounds, 2 nights’ accommodation in Motueka, 2 nights’ accommodation in Hokitika, 2 nights’ accommodation in Hanmer Springs, 2 nights’ accommodation in Akaroa, an excursion, luxury rental car and all taxes & fees.
  • All accommodations are at a 4.5 – 5-star rating
  • Note: the mandatory New Zealand Travel Visa is included in the Canadian price

Trip Details

Included in your trip

Car Rental
Hotel Accommodations
Itinerary
Customizable
Taxes & Fees
Excursions
Some Meals

EXCLUDED IN YOUR TRIP

Motor Sports
Guided
Flights/Airfare
Travel Insurance

WHERE WILL YOU VISIT?

  • Christchurch
  • Kaikoura
  • Marlborough Sounds
  • Motueka
  • Private guided wine tour
  • Hokitika
  • Hanmer Springs
  • Akaroa

TRIP ITINERARY

Arrive in Christchurch - Depart Akaroa

14 Day Adventure

DAY 01 – Christchurch

Collect your rental car from the airport and take a short drive to your hotel where you will check in for 1 night.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

DAY 02 – Kaikoura

Drive to Kaikoura where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.  Breakfast is included each day.

DAY 03 – Day at Leisure 

Day at leisure today.  We recommend embarking on a marine life encounter, one of the coastal walks or exploring one of the many cafés, restaurants and shops in the region.

DAY 04 – Marlborough Sounds

Drive to Marlborough Sounds where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.  Breakfast is included each day.

DAY 05 – Day at Leisure

Day at leisure today.  We recommend a hike through the forest or kayaking around the headlands.

DAY 06 – Motueka

Drive to Motueka where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.  Breakfast and dinner is included each day.

DAY 07 – Private Moutere Wine & Artisans Guided Cycling Tour

Visit the most scenic winery in Nelson, as well as several other boutique wineries offering award-winning wines. Discover New Zealand’s oldest pub, artisans’ studios, historical places of interest and stunning scenery all within a 10-30Km route. This adds up to a unique cycling experience. This private tour has everything taken care of, including pick up and return to your accommodations.

DAY 08 – Hokitika

Drive to Hokitika where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.  Breakfast is included each day.

DAY 09 – Day at Leisure

Day at leisure today.  We recommend checking out the quaint old buildings on a town historic walk or visit the dramatic Hokitika Gorge with its lush dairy farmlands, majestic views of the Southern Alps and native rainforest.

DAY 10 – Hanmer Springs

Drive to Hanmer Springs where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

DAY 11 – Day at Leisure

Day at leisure today.  We recommend soaking in one of the natural hot thermal pools and spas in the region or taking a stroll along the town’s main street filled with boutique shops, cafes and gourmet eateries.

DAY 12 – Akaroa

Drive to Akaroa where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure. Breakfast is included each day.

DAY 13 – Day at Leisure

Day at leisure today.  We recommend checking out the region’s charming historic buildings and magnificent harbour or embark on wine and cheese tasting tour to the ‘most French’ village of New Zealand, Banks Peninsula, while also learning about the history of the original French settlers.

DAY 14 – Depart

Drop off your rental car at the airport this morning… why not stay longer?

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