South Island, New Zealand

South Island's West Coast: 5-Day Small-Group Walking Tour with All Meals, Milford Sound Scenic Flight & Franz Josef Rainforest Stay

New Zealand 2022: 5-Day South Island Walking Tour – AU Market logo
Travel until 01 Apr 2023

Lace up your hiking boots and breathe in the revitalising alpine air as you traverse breathtaking cinematic scenery on this unforgettable five-day small-group walking tour of New Zealand's West Coast (max. 14 travellers). Tick off the South Island's most beautiful sights, as well as discovering its lesser-known hidden gems. Accompanied by expert guides, step away from civilisation and embark on incredible hikes guaranteed to take your breath away. Traverse Lake Matheson’s ancient forest loop with reflective Mount Cook vistas and follow the historic gold mining trail that ventures deep into Paparoa National Park. In Glacier Country, marvel at the impressive icy terminal face of Franz Josef, carved through rainforest over millennia. Encounter some of New Zealand's native birdlife on a picturesque kayak tour with a snowcapped mountain backdrop at Ōkārito Lagoon.

Your tour includes:
  • Four nights of accommodation, including one night at the luxurious The Ocean View Retreat, two nights at Franz Josef’s stunning Rainforest hotel and one night on the shores of Lake Wanaka at Edgewater hotel
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, including a delicious sunset welcome dinner at The Ocean View Retreat
  • The knowledge and recommendations of two expert guides throughout your journey
  • Immerse yourself in the prehistoric paradise of Milford Sound and Mount Aspiring National Park on a once-in-a-lifetime scenic flight
  • Check out the famous Pancake Rocks, impressive limestone formations carved by the crashing waves of the Tasman Sea
  • Capture breathtaking reflective vistas of Aoraki Mount Cook and Mount Tasman on a beautiful hike through the ancient forest of Lake Matheson
  • Kayak the picturesque waters of Ōkārito Lagoon
  • Wander through the historic Tatare Tunnels in search of the native glowworm
  • Get up close to the impressive terminal face of Franz Josef Glacier on an exhilarating hike
  • Follow an ancient gold mining trail deep into Paparoa National Park on a scenic rainforest walk along the Inland Pack Track
  • Traverse Arthur’s Pass on a stunning waterfall hike through native beech forest
  • Roundtrip airport transfers and comfortable air-conditioned transportation throughout
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees per itinerary

Your journey takes you to: Christchurch — Arthur's Pass — Punakaiki — Paparoa National Park — Hokitika — Franz Josef — Ōkārito — Lake Matheson — Wanaka — Queenstown.

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A$3,299
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5 Days
Twin Share
5 Days from
A$3,299
/person
Includes taxes & fees
Valued up to A$4,099
Sold out
Inclusion highlights:
  • Packages valid for one person (twin share) – you MUST purchase TWO packages
  • You and the person you are travelling with will be allocated a private room with bathroom throughout your tour
  • Four nights of accommodation, including one night at the luxurious The Ocean View Retreat, two nights at Franz Josef’s stunning Rainforest hotel and one night on the shores of Lake Wanaka at Edgewater hotel
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, including a delicious sunset welcome dinner at The Ocean View Retreat
  • The knowledge and recommendations of two expert guides throughout your journey
  • Immerse yourself in the prehistoric paradise of Milford Sound and Mount Aspiring National Park on a once-in-a-lifetime scenic flight
  • Check out the famous Pancake Rocks, impressive limestone formations carved by the crashing waves of the Tasman Sea
  • Capture breathtaking reflective vistas of Aoraki Mount Cook and Mount Tasman on a beautiful hike through the ancient forest of Lake Matheson
  • Kayak the picturesque waters of Ōkārito Lagoon
  • Wander through the historic Tatare Tunnels in search of the native glowworm
  • Get up close to the impressive terminal face of Franz Josef Glacier on an exhilarating hike
  • Follow an ancient gold mining trail deep into Paparoa National Park on a scenic rainforest walk along the Inland Pack Track
  • Traverse Arthur’s Pass on a stunning waterfall hike through native beech forest
  • Roundtrip airport transfers and comfortable air-conditioned transportation throughout
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees per itinerary
5 Days
Solo Traveller
5 Days from
A$4,198
/person
Includes taxes & fees
Valued up to A$4,998
Sold out
Inclusion highlights:
  • Inclusions valid for one person (solo traveller)
  • You will be allocated a private room with bathroom throughout your tour
  • Four nights of accommodation, including one night at the luxurious The Ocean View Retreat, two nights at Franz Josef’s stunning Rainforest hotel and one night on the shores of Lake Wanaka at Edgewater hotel
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner, including a delicious sunset welcome dinner at The Ocean View Retreat
  • The knowledge and recommendations of two expert guides throughout your journey
  • Immerse yourself in the prehistoric paradise of Milford Sound and Mount Aspiring National Park on a once-in-a-lifetime scenic flight
  • Check out the famous Pancake Rocks, impressive limestone formations carved by the crashing waves of the Tasman Sea
  • Capture breathtaking reflective vistas of Aoraki Mount Cook and Mount Tasman on a beautiful hike through the ancient forest of Lake Matheson
  • Kayak the picturesque waters of Ōkārito Lagoon
  • Wander through the historic Tatare Tunnels in search of the native glowworm
  • Get up close to the impressive terminal face of Franz Josef Glacier on an exhilarating hike
  • Follow an ancient gold mining trail deep into Paparoa National Park on a scenic rainforest walk along the Inland Pack Track
  • Traverse Arthur’s Pass on a stunning waterfall hike through native beech forest
  • Roundtrip airport transfers and comfortable air-conditioned transportation throughout
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees per itinerary
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