Southern Beauty

Small group escapes for mature travellers

9 Days from $5690

*per person, twin share

SALE ENDS 1 November 2021

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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.

Based on a 15 Jan 2021 - 23 Jan 2021, 12 Feb 2021 - 20 Feb 2021, 12 Mar 2021 - 20 Mar 2021, 13 Apr 2021 - 21 Apr 2021, 19 Oct 2021 - 27 Oct 2021 or a 09 Nov 2021 - 17 Nov 2021 departure.

Terms and Conditions

No deposit is required to confirm your reservation on our October 2020 to April 2021 tour departures until 1 August 2020. On 1 August 2020 the 20% non-refundable tour deposit payment is due depending on New Zealand Government travel advice at the time. If a tour departure is cancelled due to a Covid-19 lockdown MoaTours provides the option to either transfer your deposit to another tour departure or receive a full refund of the deposit. On all tour departures not affected by Covid-19, if you cancel your tour the 20% deposit is not refundable. Talk to your travel agent regarding domestic insurance. The balance of your fare is due 60 days before your tour departs. Tour reservations can, of course, be made within 60 days provided full payment is made at time of booking. MoaTours reserves the right to amend/alter an itinerary where necessary. Tour prices were correct at time of publication but may be subject to change at the time of booking. Travel Agent professional service fees may apply. Prices are in New Zealand dollars for payment by cash, cheque and eftpos only. We welcome all major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Whilst every care is taken to accurately present the information & pricing we reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions. Further terms and conditions apply. Contact us for further details.


All transport by comfortable, air conditioned coach (maximum of 18 travellers).
Services of your knowledgeable MoaTours Kiwi guide.
Quality accommodation chosen for a “sense of place".
Return airfares from Auckland. (please ask us about flights from other airports)

All Meals Are Included
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).

Included Activities & Entrance Fees
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.
Lake Wakatipu cruise on the TSS Earnslaw
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.