Southern Beauty: Mt Cook, Milford & Franz Josef

All inclusive small group tour with MoaTours

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8 nights from $5,690 per person twin share*

Sales from 07 September 2020 to 31 December 2020

Have you always dreamed of visiting all the South Island's iconic spots like Aoraki Mt Cook, Milford Sound, Queenstown & the West Coast Glaciers? Our Southern Beauty tour is the ultimate South Island 9 day itinerary, with all the world famous spots included in one very special tour itinerary. As well as our world famous South Island scenery, you'll meet the locals and hear their stories, see our unique native wildlife up close, get out on the water and up in the air, enjoy fresh food & wine, make new friends and at the end of each unforgettable day relax in 4-star comfort.

Departs: Auckland. 6 Departure Dates
- 20 Oct 2020 - ALMOST FULL
- 01 Dec 2020 - ALMOST FULL
- 15 Jan 2021 - FILLING UP
- 12 Feb 2021 - FILLING UP
-12 Mar 2021 - FILLING UP <
13 Apr 2021 - FILLING UP


Day 1: Christchurch - Akaunui Homestead - Aoraki / Mt Cook
Day 2: Aoraki / Mt Cook - Lindis Pass - Queenstown
Day 3: Queenstown - Milford Sound
Day 4: Queenstown Sightseeing - Glenorchy
Day 5: Queenstown - Cardrona - Wanaka
Day 6: Wanaka - Haast Pass - Franz Josef Glacier
Day 7: Franz Josef Glacier - Okarito Lagoon - Hokitika - Punakaiki
Day 8: Punakaiki - Denniston - Cape Foulwind
Day 9: Punakaiki - Arthur's Pass - Christchurch

Maximum group size 18.

8 night tour from Twin Single
All tour dates through to 2021 56906290


  • General
  • All transport by comfortable, air-conditioned coach (maximum of 18 travellers).
  • Services of your knowledgeable MoaTours guide.
  • Quality accommodation chosen for a “sense of place".
  • Return airfares ex Auckland.
  • All breakfasts (B).
  • All lunches (L) including special lunches at Di and Ian Mackenzie's Akaunui Farm homestead and the Cardrona Hotel.
  • All dinners (D)
    All activities & entrance fees are included
  • Meet a South Island farming family on a working sheep and beef farm and enjoy their warm hospitality.
  • Experience the pristine landscapes of Milford Sound with a 1.45 hour nature and wildlife cruise.
  • Soar high above the Southern Alps from Milford Sound to Queenstown on a scenic flight.
  • Enjoy a tipple and a tour of the Cardrona Distillery
  • Guided nature cruise on Okarito Lagoon in search of birdlife
  • Guided historical walk at Okarito Village
    Included Sightseeing & Exploring
  • Take a memorable photograph of the Church of the Good Shepherd on the shores of the turquoise-hued Lake Tekapo.
  • See New Zealand’s highest mountain in the Aoraki/Mt Cook region.
  • Drive through the diverse beauty of the Lindis Pass and Kawarau Gorge.
  • Learn about Arrowtown’s place in New Zealand’s gold mining history.
  • Drive the stunning Crown Range & Cardrona Valley road
  • Explore the shores of the Great Southern Lakes of Wakatipu, Wanaka and Hawea.
  • Drive the world famous Milford Road & Haast Highway with time to enjoy all the best stops on route.
  • Stroll in Haast Pass’ mountain beech forests to waterfalls and blue pools
  • Explore the Glacier Country highlights of Lake Matheson and Franz Josef Glacier, overnight stay in Franz Josef.
  • See the blow holes at the Punakaiki Pancake rocks and walk in the rainforest
  • Visit remote Denniston where coal was first mined in 1879
  • Drive the dramatic Otira Gorge highway to Arthur’s Pass and say hello to New Zealand’s cheeky mountain parrot, the Kea.
  • Short walks in the great outdoors in Aoraki/Mt Cook, Fiordland, Mt Aspiring, Tai Poutini Westland, Paparoa and Arthur’s Pass National Parks.

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Terms and Conditions: *Terms & Conditions: Valid for sales until 31 December 2020, unless withdrawn or sold out earlier. Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation for specific travel dates. Airfares & other land arrangements are additional unless specified. General Conditions: All offers are correct at as at 19 June 2020, subject to availability, currency fluctuation & may be amended or withdrawn at any time without notice. Amendment & cancellation fees apply. Payment deadlines apply. Minimum & maximum stays may apply. Blackout date & seasonal surcharges may apply depending on date of travel & over peak holiday periods. Prices are in New Zealand dollars for payment by cash, cheque & eftpos only. We welcome all major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Travel Agent professional service fees may apply. Whilst every care is taken to accurately present the information & pricing we reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions. Further terms & conditions apply. Contact us for further details.