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Explore South Island New Zealand - 5 to 9 day tours

New Zealand's South Island is made for touring holidays. These shorter holiday ideas explore the must see locations such as Christchurch, Mt. Cook National Park, Queenstown, Milford Sound & the West Coast Glaciers.

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We can modify any of the touring holiday ideas suggested here to suit you perfectly. In fact 95% of our guests have a tailor made itinerary created for them by our team of New Zealand specialists. So if you have a specific interest or want to stay longer in a specific location, stay in a luxury lodge one night and camp the next night, hike one of our world famous trails or tick off that scary bucket list experience our team can make it happen.
We are based in Wanaka, right in the heart of the South Island. We regularly explore New Zealand checking out the places to see, where to stay and what to do. We live and breath everything New Zealand so to get the best local advice on your New Zealand holiday get in touch with the team today.

Why choose New Zealand self drive tours?

At NZSD we have built a business based on one simple belief - that every customer deserves excellent service and honest, accurate advice. Since 2004 we have been creating New Zealand holidays for visitors from all over the world. In fact that's all we do. We are the absolute experts at creating great touring experiences across the North & South Islands.
So how does it work? Well our site contains over 200 great self drive itinerary ideas. You can see exactly where you are going, where you will stay and how much it will cost. But we also know that even with 200 great ideas such as these most visitors want something slightly different or something to suit them specifically. Our team of travel specialists are absolute experts at designing great New Zealand touring holidays. All you need to do is get in touch with us and one of the team will make contact and chat with you about the kind of experience you are looking for. We tailor make a proposed itinerary for you which you can tweak and adjust as much as you wish. When you are happy with the plans you go ahead and book using our secure systems. A deposit payment is needed to book with the balance payment due before you travel. We ensure everything is booked accurately, we ensure that all your timings work, and your itinerary is uploaded to our custom APP so you get lots of great information and features as you travel. While you are here we also provide in country support and help if you need it.
So why work with us? Because we are dedicated to ensuring your New Zealand holiday experience is the best holiday experience you will ever have.