Backpack South Island NZ

Backpack South Island NZ

 

Known for it’s heaps of adventure activities, wildlife, nature, culture, and wineries, we’ve put together the ultimate tour that will allow you to experience everything you’ve imagined of New Zealand, and more! Join us for 16 days of fun-filled excitement as we take on the sky, land, and sea of the Great NZ. Experience adrenaline sports like jet-boating, parasailing, skydiving, bungy-jumping, or scaling the highest via Ferrata waterfall in the world. Swim with dolphins and get up close and personal with sea lions, alpacas, kiwis, and little blue penguins. Hike some of the most amazing treks and sceneries in the world with “Instagram-worthy” spots at every bend. Enjoy a bottle or two of some of the country’s many award-winning wines or sip a steamy cup of tea and pull up a chair as you watch the stars perform their magic in the vibrant New Zealand night skies. If you are lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the elusive Aurora Australis Southern Lights! With so much to do in so little time, our experienced guides will bring you to the best spots to see and experience the best action firsthand. All YOU got to do is to be present and take it all in!

8 Days Backpack South Island (New Zealand)
Christchurch – Tekapo – Mt Cook – Queenstown – Milford Sound
Tour Code: NZ-BPCC08

Day 1  Christchurch Arrival
Arrive Christchurch Airport. Transfer by Airport Shuttle to Hostel. Check in Hostel. Explore city on foot is easy.
Overnight Hostel

Day 2  Christchurch / Lake Tekapo
Coach to Tekapo.
REC: Self guide walk to the Tekapo Laboratory. ( 2-3 hours- beautiful scenery )
Overnight Hostel

Day 3  Lake Tekapo / Mt Cook
Coach to Mt Cook.
REC: Vsit DoC Information centre, Hermitage Hotel Cafe Free time for star watching at night.
Overnight Hostel

Day 4 Mt Cook  Free & Easy
REC: Guided Tasman Glacier Walk (subject to min number fill in and weather is suitable), Self-guided / Guided walk in Hooker Valley or Sealy Tams; visit DoC Information centre, Hermitage Hotel Cafe Free time for star watching at night.
Overnight Hostel

Day 5 Mt Cook / Queenstown
Coach to Queenstown
Overnight Hostel

Day 6  Queenstown F&E
REC: Skyline Gondola, Sky diving or Bungy Jump, Hanggliding, self-guided Ben Lomond Track Walk, rafting (DIY or arranged at a later date with additional cost)
Overnight Hostel

Day 7  Milford Sound
Full day trip to Milford Sound by coach/cruise/coach with lunch
Overnight Hostel

Day 8  Depart Queenstown
Queenstown Airport transfer by Airport Shuttle

9 Days Backpack South Island (New Zealand)
Queenstown – Milford Sound – Mt Cook – Queenstown
Tour Code: NZ-BPQT09

Day 1  Queenstown Arrival
Arrive Queenstown Airport. Transfer by Airport Shuttle to Hostel. Check in Hostel
Overnight Hostel

Day 2  Queenstown Free & Easy
REC: Skyline Gondola, Sky diving or Bungy Jump, Hanggliding, self-guided Ben Lomond Track Walk, rafting (DIY or arranged at a later date with additional cost)
Overnight Hostel

Day 3  2D1N Milford Sound cruise and nature adventure
Include Coach, Cruise and lunch on board.
Overnight Te Anau Hostel

Day 4 Te Anau / Queenstown
Free & Easy before coach to Queenstown.
REC: Key Summit Guided walk or Milford Guided Day Walk
Overnight Hostel

Day 5  Queenstown F&E
REC: Skyline Gondola, Sky diving or Bungy Jump, Hanggliding, self-guided Ben Lomond Track Walk, rafting (DIY or arranged at a later date with additional cost)
Overnight Hostel

Day 6  Queenstown / Mt Cook
Coach to Mt Cook
REC: Guided Tasman Glacier Walk (subject to min number fill in and weather is suitable), Self-guided / Guided walk in Hooker Valley or Sealy Tams; visit DoC Information centre, Hermitage Hotel Cafe Free time for star watching at night.
Overnight Hostel

Day 7 Mt Cook  Free & Easy
REC: Guided Tasman Glacier Walk (subject to min number fill in and weather is suitable), Self-guided / Guided walk in Hooker Valley or Sealy Tams; visit DoC Information centre, Hermitage Hotel Cafe Free time for star watching at night.
Overnight Hostel

Day 8 Mt Cook / Queenstown
Coach to Queenstown
Overnight Hostel

Day 9  Depart Queenstown
Queenstown Airport transfer by Airport Shuttle

11 Days Backpack South Island (New Zealand)
Queenstown – Wanaka – Franz Josef – Hokitika – Greymouth – Christchurch
Tour Code: NZ-BPSIW11

Day 1  Queenstown Arrival 
Arrive Queenstown Airport. Airport shuttle to town.
Overnight Hostel

Day 2  Queenstown F&E
REC: Skydiving/Paragliding/Whitewater Rafting/Bungy-Jumping*, Onsen Hot Pools*, Astrophotography
Overnight Hostel

Day 3 Queenstown / Wanaka
Coach to Wanaka
REC: Stand Up Paddle Boarding or Kayak out on Lake Wanaka, 4×4 safari and introduction to New Zealand high-country farming,
explore the region on bicycle, Star-gazing
Overnight Hostel

Day 4  Wanaka F&E
REC: Climbing waterfalls, walking around Arrowtown, Roy’s Peak Trek
Overnight Hostel

Day 5 Wanaka / Franz Josef
Coach to Franz Josef
REC: Glacier valley walk; kayak Okarito Lagoon
Overnight Hostel

Day 6  Franz Josef F&E
REC: Helicopter flight, snow-landing, Fox Glacier or heli-hike to explore the icy formations
Overnight Hostel

Day 7 Franz Josef / Hokitika
Coach to Hokitika
REC: Treetop adventure, west coast on bike,  enjoy a soak in a hot pool amongst lush vegetation, swim or relax
Overnight Hostel

Day 8 Hokitika
REC: Explore the west coast forest trail on bicycle
Overnight Hostel

Day 9 Hokitika / Greymouth / Christchurch
Coach & Train to Christchurch via the scenic TranzAlpine train
Overnight Hostel

Day 10 Christchurch F&E
Overnight Hostel

Day 11 Depart Christchurch
Airport shuttle to airport for flight.

14 Days Backpack South Island (New Zealand)
Christchurch – Akaroa – Dunedin – Invercargill – Stewart Island – Queenstown – Tekapo – Queenstown or Christchurch
Tour Code: NZ-BPSI14

Day 1  Christchurch Arrival 
Arrive Christchurch Airport. Airport shuttle to town.
REC: City Walk, Christchurch Gondola, International Antarctic Centre
Overnight Hostel

Day 2  Christchurch / Akaroa
REC: Farmers Market, Vineyard tour*, Cheese Factory, Alpaca Farm, Akaroa Lighthouse
Overnight in Akaroa Hostel

Day 3 Akaroa / Christchurch
REC: Dolphin Harbour Cruise
Overnight Hostel

Day 4  Christchurch / Dunedin
Coach to Dunedin
Overnight Hostel

Day 5 Dunedin
REC: Otago Peninsula, Rock Cliffs, Sea Lions, Scenic Train Ride
Overnight Hostel

Day 6  Dunedin / Invercargill
Coach to Invercargill.
Overnight Hostel

Day 7 Invercargill / Stewart Island
REC: Invercargill Gardens and Mini Zoo
Ferry to Stewart Island.
Overnight in Stewart Island

Day 8 Stewart Island / Bluff / Queenstown
Island-hopping to Native Bird Sanctuary, Ferry to Bluff. Coach to Queenstown
Overnight in Queenstown Hostel

Day 9 Queenstown F&E
REC: Skydiving/Paragliding/Whitewater Rafting/Bungy-Jumping*, Onsen Hot Pools*, Astrophotography
Overnight Hostel

Day 10 Queenstown / Tekapo
Coach to Tekapo
Overnight Hostel

Day 11 Tekapo
REC: Hooker Valley, Lake Tekapo, Church of the Good Shepherd.
Overnight Hostel

Day 12 Tekapo / Queenstown Or Christchurch
Coach to Queenstown Or Christchurch
Overnight Hostel

Day 13 Queenstown Or Christchurch F&E
REC in Queenstown: Milford Sound Cruise
Overnight Hostel

Day 14 Depart Queenstown or Christchurch
Airport shuttle to airport for flight.

LAND Price per person in SGD:
All price is only estimated. The actual price will be confirmed once the date is confirmed.

8 Days Backpack South Island (New Zealand) : $ 930
Christchurch – Tekapo – Mt Cook – Queenstown – Milford Sound
Tour Code: NZ-BPCC08
Based on min 2 pax

9 Days Backpack South Island (New Zealand) : $ 1140
Queenstown – Milford Sound – Mt Cook – Queenstown
Tour Code: NZ-BPQT09
Based on min 2 pax

11 Days Backpack South Island (New Zealand) : Please contact us for details
Queenstown – Wanaka – Franz Josef – Hokitika – Greymouth – Christchurch
Tour Code: NZ-BPSIW11

14 Days Backpack South Island (New Zealand) : Please contact us for details
Christchurch – Akaroa – Dunedin – Invercargill – Stewart Island – Queenstown – Tekapo – Queenstown or Christchurch
Tour Code: NZ-BPSI14

Package includes:

  • Accommodation based on Youth Hostel (6-8 sharing room)
  • Transport by airport shuttle, coach shuttle, ferry & train if require
  • Full day or 2-Day Milford Sound Cruise Tour with coach, cruise and lunch

Price is subjected to changes without prior notice

Price excludes

  • All airfares, Airport taxes and fuel surcharge
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
  • Early check-in, late check-out (it may be required for adjusting to your flight itinerary)
  • Meals, hotel extras, and personal expenses
  • Tips for guides, drivers, and other local staffs
  • Optional tours and entrance fees

Optional Tours Example:
Tasman Glacier Guided Walk $ 585
Key Summit Guided day walk $ 195
Hooker Valley $ 105 (Half day) / $ 155 (Full Day)
Queenstown Skyline Gondola $ 35