Explore NZ by Coach or Self-Drive Car
Mountain Melody 7 Days, 6 Nights
Departs Daily Tour # TT383C
6 nights accommodation
Transfers within journey
TranzAlpine Train Journey
Milford Sound Cruise
Skyline Gondola - Queenstown
Mount Cook National Park
All tours are flexible. Pre and post tour accommodation and airport transfer packages available.
Taking the time to appreciate the natural wonders of fiords, glaciers and New Zealand's very special alpine environment.
Day 1: Christchurch - Glaciers
Aboard the renowned TranzAlpine train cross the Canterbury Plains to the mountains, where Arthur's Pass leads to the West Coast. From Greymouth, continue by coach along the, bush clad, coastal plain. Stay 2 nights in Fox or Franz Josef Glacier.
Day 2: At the Glaciers
A whole day is available for optional excursions on the Glacier.
Day 3: Glaciers - Wanaka
Continue south into dense rainforest broken by rugged coastal vistas. Reach Lake Wanaka in the early afternoon. Stay 1 night in Wanaka.
Day 4: Wanaka - Queenstown
A free morning in this beautiful resort town. Continue this afternoon through the rugged Kawarau Gorge to Queenstown. Stay 3 nights in Queenstown.
Day 5: Queenstown - Milford Sound - Queenstown
A full day taking in the wonders of Milford and Mitre Peak, aboard a cruise on the Sound, returning to Queenstown by evening.
Day 6: At Queenstown
Today is free for you to enjoy this fabulous alpine resort. We have included the Skyline Gondola in your tour.
Day 7: Queenstown - Mt Cook - Christchurch
Through the Kawarau Gorge to the Lindis Pass. Cross the spectacular Mackenzie Country bounded by the Southern Alps to Mount Cook National Park. Arrive in Christchurch late afternoon. Tour ends on arrival early evening.
Accommodation has been chosen to fit our criteria of value for money, central locations, and guest services provided. All properties include TV and telephone in room and breakfast available on site. Our accommodation providers are fully informed of your travel arrangements and are happy to provide support and information during your stay.
There are five levels of accommodation, offering you a choice that fits your budget and holiday requirements.
Clean, comfortable, value for money accommodation Qualmark rating 3, 3+ Star
Tourist properties with full facilities on site. Qualmark rating 3+, 4 Star
First class tourist properties providing excellent locations and services. Qualmark rating 4, 5 Star