TakeTours > New Zealand > Christchurch > 10-Day South Island Haast Tour from Christchurch (off-peak season)

10-Day South Island Haast Tour from Christchurch (off-peak season) Tour Code: 378-5739

From USD$1087  
Sat (5/11 - 9/21)
Christchurch, New Zealand
English
10 9
Visit Fiordland National Park, Franz Josef Glacier, Lake Tekapo Township, Queenstown, Wanaka, Mount Cook National Park.
  • Heading south from Christchurch
  • Make your mark on the South Island like Haast
  • Overnighting in Doubtful Sound (Fiordland)
Price In USD (per person)
Price (/Person)
    Adult $1087
    Child
    (7-17 yrs)
    $924

Pricing Policy

  • We've chosen high quality backpacker accommodation in a variety of hostels, wilderness lodges, cabins and historic hotels. Quad-share accommodation is included with your tour. You can choose to upgrade your accommodation to a single or twin/double private room (subject to availability).
  • Please note that at some destinations your private room will include an ensuite bathroom and some it won't.
  • Tours are not suited to children under 7 years. 7 - 17 year old's may travel if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The Age based on the time of commencing travel (not booking).
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Today we will begin with a ride on the TranzAlpine train. Check-in at the Christchurch Railway Station, then sit back to watch the South Island's most stunning scenery roll by just outside your window. We'll travel across the vast Canterbury Plains, cross winding ice-fed rivers and traverse the majestic Southern Alps via Arthur's Pass. The train journey ends on the West Coast in the historic gold mining town of Greymouth, where we will meet our driver guide and coach. From there, we will continue to the town of Franz Josef, where we will spend the night here.
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Location Address Departure
Christchurch, NZD 72 Lichfield Street, Christchurch, 8011 7:00am
  • Drop off location will be the same as pick up location (some locations may not have drop off service).
  • The timetable above is subject to change. We reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary without prior notice.

Price Includes

  • TranzAlpine scenic train from Christchurch to Greymouth
  • Scenic bike ride in Wanaka
  • Jet boat ride in Queenstown
  • Day trip to Doubtful Sound
  • Transportation
  • 9 nights accomodation, quad-share (summer) or dorm-share (winter) (upgrades available)
  • Local knowledge, entertaining commentary and bookings service from your tour guide

Price Excludes

Destination Adult Child
Queenstown
The Kawarau Bridge Bungy (Optional) N$185 N$185 (10-14 yrs)
The Ledge Bungy (Optional) N$195 N$195
The Ledge Swing (Optional) N$145 N$145 (10-14 yrs)
The Nevis Bungy (Optional) N$260 N$260
The Nevis Swing (Optional) N$200 N$200 (10-14 yrs)
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • Ice Explorer Trip (short helicopter flight onto the glacier) Glacier Valley Walk
  • Any adventure activity that we mad Kiwis can dream up in Queenstown (bungy, swing, jetboating, skydiving, mountain biking, zipline, horse riding...), trip to Milford Sound.
  • Visit the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre, 6WD Argo Tour.
  • Ice skating, snow tubing or soak in the hot springs in Lake Tekapo
  • Any private expenses

Additional Note

  • A basic level of fitness is required for medium length walks.
  • What to Bring: Sturdy walking shoes (ankle high), swimming gear, hat and sunscreen, motion sickness tablets, water bottle, towel and toiletries, warm clothing and waterproof jacket, insect repellent, camera.
  • Luggage should be restricted to 15kg in a single bag, plus a small day pack.

Confirmation

  • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.

Redemption

  • Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

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  • Booking changes
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  • Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
    Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .
  • Cancellation penalties per person for tours
    (Notification day and departure day are not counted)
    8 days or more prior to departure - 20% of total purchase amount.
    3-7 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    Within 2 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
    Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
    Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your TakeTours wallet as credits for future use. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 6% handling fee.
  • Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
  • Tour Cancellation:
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