TakeTours > New Zealand > Christchurch > 9-Day South Island Haast Tour from Christchurch

9-Day South Island Haast Tour from Christchurch Tour Code: 278-5739

From USD$1459  
Thu
Christchurch, New Zealand
English
9 8
Visit Fiordland National Park, Franz Josef Glacier, Hokitika, Lake Tekapo Township, Queenstown, Wanaka.
  • Make your mark on the South Island like Haast
  • Heading south from Christchurch
  • Overnighting in Doubtful Sound (Fiordland)
Price In USD (per person)
Price (/person)
    Adult $1459
    Child
    (7-17 yrs)
    $1241

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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Nau mai, haere mai! That's how local Kiwis say "welcome!" Our journey in New Zealand will kick off as we depart Christchurch in the morning, making a fantastic trek across the Canterbury Plains and over Arthur's Pass, which will bring us to the West Coast. Around every corner, we will enjoy a picturesque view, so we should be sure to have our cameras ready. We will visit Hokitika, famous for its jade, before stopping in the town of Franz Josef.
  • Hokitika, NZD

    Once the center of the West Coast Gold Rush, Hokitika is a rural township whose major industries include greenstone and a growing ecotourism economy. On a clear day, visitors can see the stunning views of Mount Cook.
Dinner: Included
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Location Address Departure Return
Christchurch, NZD Christchurch Railway Station, Christchurch, 8:00am 5:00pm

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

  • Check in time: 7:30am at the railway station.
  • 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

  • 8 breakfasts, 4 dinners
  • Top rated activities:
    • TranzAlpine train journey from Christchurch to Greymouth Walk around Lake Matheson
    • Admire the stunning colours of the Blue Pools
    • Thrilling Jet Boat Ride in Mt Aspiring National Park
    • Overnight cruise on a custom designed ship in the Doubtful Sound
    • Sea kayaking in Doubtful Sound
    • Scenic bike ride around Lake Wanaka
    • Walk the Hooker Valley Track in the Mount Cook National Park
    • Explore Lake Tekapo.
  • Transportation
  • 8 nights accomodation, quad-share (summer) or dorm-share (winter) (upgrades available)
  • Local knowledge, entertaining commentary and bookings service from your tour guide

Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child
    Franz Josef Glacier
    Glacial Valley Walk (Optional) N$75 N$65 (6-16 yrs, Children under 6yrs are not permitted on the tour)
    Mount Cook National Park
    Mount Cook Helicopter Tour (Optional)
    N$270
    N$415 (35 MINS)
    N$189 (4-14 yrs, 20 MINS)
    N$291 (4-14 yrs, 35 MINS)
    Queenstown
    Nzone Skydive (Optional)
    N$359
    N$459 (15,000 feet (4,575m))
    N$558 (GoPro, 12,000 feet)
    N$648 (Freefall, 12,000 feet)
    N$718 (Full Monty, 12,000 feet)
    /
    Skydive Paradise (Optional)
    N$335
    N$409 (15,000 feet (4,575m))
    N$504 (GoPro, 12,000 feet)
    /
    Skyline Gondola (Optional)
    N$39
    N$55 (Gondola & 2 Luge Rides)
    N$75 (Gondola & Buffet)
    N$24 (5-14 yrs, Gondola only)
    N$41 (5-14 yrs, Gondola & 2 Luge Rides)
    N$45 (5-14 yrs, Gondola & Buffet)
    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.
  • Any adventure activity you in Queenstown like bungy jumping, zipline tours, canyoning, Shotover River jet boating, skiing, sky diving or walk Ben Lomond or Queenstown hill
  • Big Sky Stargazing or scenic heli-flight
  • Rangitata white water rafting
  • Any private expenses

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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
    A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.
  • 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 account. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 10% 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:
    We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers. We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

Additional Note

  • 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.

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