International return flights from Dublin to Christchurch.
Private airport transfer and 12 days’ pre-arranged car rental in a Toyota Camry, or similar.
12 nights’ accommodation in our luxury partner properties in Christchurch, Arthur’s Pass, Nelson, Marlborough, Kaikoura and Christchurch.
Experience Golden Bay and Abel Tasman National Park by air, land and sea on this exciting and all-encompassing excursion.
Take a leisurely cycling tour from Kaiteriteri to Mapua and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime helicopter flight in search of whales and other aquatic life.
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We won’t let you miss a thing on this complete tour of New Zealand’s South Island. From the towering mountains of Arthur’s Pass to the pods of sperm whales off Kaikoura’s coast, the tropical sandy beaches of Abel Tasman to the gourmet luxuries of Marlborough, the South Island is a wonderful amalgamation of diverse scenery and exquisite Kiwi culture. Your journey begins and ends in Christchurch, with incredible excursions throughout and pre-arranged car rental, essential for your own discoveries along the way.
Upon arrival, your private driver will be waiting to transfer you to your luxury accommodation overlooking the picturesque River Avon and Hagley Park, your home for the next two nights. You’ll have plenty of time to explore the city before picking up your rental car and driving to Arthur’s Pass.
Discover the wonders of Arthur’s Pass.
Arrive at your luxury accommodation in the heart of the Southern Alps, your home for three nights. Enjoy the wonderful scenery before driving to your luxury accommodation in one of New Zealand’s most beautiful regions, between Nelson and Abel Tasman, your home for the next three nights.
Experience Golden Bay and Abel Tasman National Park.
Fly over the pristine beaches, walk to Te Waikoropupu Springs and cruise to see the dolphins and seals. The next day, enjoy a cycle from Kaiteriteri to Mapua, with a great variety of scenery and places to stop. We also suggest embarking on a guided walking tour through Abel Tasman National Park.
Spend two nights in the Marlborough wine region.
Your luxury accommodation is perfectly positioned in New Zealand’s gourmet province, a treasure trove of food, wine, arts, adventure, culture and scenery. You’ll then spend the next two nights at the base of the Kaikoura Seaward Mountain Range.
Experience the magnificent wildlife and scenery from a helicopter.
Fly over the Kaikoura Whale Sanctuary to marvel at the sperm whales from above. Soar along the coastline, spotting other wildlife including the resident dusky dolphins and New Zealand fur seals. Then, return to your luxury accommodation in Christchurch for one night.
Drive to the airport.
Drop off your rental car and board your flight. Arrive in Dublin.
Tailoring your holiday
OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.
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