Join us on our fantastic 13-day tour of the Upper South Island, to some of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand. We enjoy drives through coastlines, mountains, vineyards, plains and hills with cruises on the Marlborough Sounds and Kaikoura Coast and vintage railway through North Canterbury.
Tour and delve into each region: Nelson (4 nights), Blenheim (3 nights), Kaikoura (2 nights), Hanmer Springs (2 nights), Christchurch day trip.
Our music events include: Welcome dinner with concert entitled, Melodies and Memories, Some Enchanted Evening, featuring songs from around the world, Love and Laughter, a celebration of life in song at a vineyard, Magnificent Marian!, If You’re Irish, Come into the Parlour with dinner at an Irish pub and Wine, Women and Song at an iconic vineyard.
Numerous activities in Nelson including tours of Nelson City, Founders Village, Upper Moutere and Motueka, and foodies tours.
Wine tasting, chocolate tasting, cruise on Marlborough Sounds including Ship’s Cove, Mussel farming and dolphin spotting plus vineyard lunches and dinners.
Visit the amazing Omaka Aviation Park to see their collection of WW1 and WW2 aircraft with a tour giving us an insight into those who flew these incredible planes.
Whale watching, dolphin and albatross tour, visit to historic house, and dinner at an Irish pub in Kaikoura.
Travel on the vintage Weka Railways through the North Canterbury Hills and plains.
Relaxing in the warm Hanmer Springs, wine tasting, sculpture park visit and vineyard lunches and dinners.
Day tour of Christchurch including driving tour, time for shopping and tour of Kate Sheppard House with afternoon tea.
Limited to one coach load of travellers.
Trip includes all tours, transfers, tips, and content listed in the itinerary.
All breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners and 1 high tea are included.
Please note: this tour does not include airfares as our travellers will be travelling from all over NZ.
Hosted by Karl Perigo, Marian Burns, Benjamin Makisi and Grant Winterburn.