Bespoke Multi-Day Tours

Private Multi-Day Guided NZ Tours

Design your own multi day tour. Discovery the historical North Island and the majestic South Island your way with Canterbury Trails.. See stunning scenery and some of the best natural sights in both the North and South Islands of New Zealand. Experience extraordinary adventures such as Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Tongariro National Park including “Mount Doom” as well as Rotorua, centre of Maori culture and its famous geothermal attractions. Enjoy Christchurch, the TraNZalpine train across the Southern Alps, the South Island’s West Coast and stunning Wanaka before bring dropped off in Queenstown.

Our picks for the South Island

Design your own luxury guided tour by looking through some of the South Island’s many unique destinations.  We have listed some of these below, but don’t let this list limit your own tour plans. We can take you almost anywhere!

Forested hills rise steeply from the sea around an intricate coastline of sheltered inlets and sandy bays. Hike, kayak or simply stop and relax.

Able Tasman National Park

The home of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Spend a day exploring and tasting or drive through and enjoy the scenery.


The famous “Coast Road” between Westport and Greymouth is rated one of the top 10 coastal drives in the world by Lonely Planet. Intriguing rock formations and blow holes are a perfect stop for stretching the legs.

Hokitika is known as the Cool Little Town. It has a fascinating history of ship wrecks, gold mining and pounamu hunting plus an eclectic selection of art and craft shops.


Glacier Country is located amongst the untamed natural wilderness of the West Coast. With mountains, glaciers, rainforests dramatic beaches and everything in between – Glacier Country ticks all the boxes.

In straddling the ‘great divide’ of the Southern Alps, the Mount Aspiring National Park presents a breath-taking range of landscapes. Stretch your legs and feed your soul in this beautiful wilderness of native forests, towering mountains and long river valleys.

Wanaka Private Tour

The stunning lakeside resort of Queenstown is the adventure capital of the world. From iconic bungy jumping, jet boating to quad biking, white water rafting, river surfing, sky diving and  canyon swings…there is something for everyone!


A UNESCO World Heritage site, Fiordland National Park features Milford and Doubtful Sounds which you can explore by boat, air or on foot. Keep the camera handy – there’s a magic spot around every bend in this part of the world!


Built by William Larnach in 1871, the Larnach castle is the only one of its kind in New Zealand. Described as the ‘Edinburgh of the South’ Dunedin also boasts interesting history and architecture

A restored ‘old town’ is home to a mesmerizing ‘Steampunk’ museum and penguin watching at dusk is a ‘must do’.

Experience the beauty of Aoraki/Mt Cook on foot. Enjoy a birds eye view of the area from the air on a scenic flight or go on a boat trip on the only accessible glacial lake with icebergs in the world. The turquoise glacier lakes and alpine fauna and flora never fail to wow.


Journey across the Southern Alps aboard the TranzAlpine train – one of the world’s great train journeys, explore Arthurs Pass National Park on foot and learn about it’s unique flora and history. An ideal day trip from Christchurch or combine when travelling from Christchurch to the West Coast (Hokitika or Greymouth)


This vibrant city is full of street art, fabulous food and interesting colonial history. Experience says one night here is not enough.


See the worlds smallest dolphin in Akaroa harbour and soak up the rich history of this village, a perfect day trip from Christchurch.

Kaikoura sits on the east coast between Blenheim and Christchurch. This picturesque coastal town is the perfect place for marine life encounters (Whale watching or swimming with dolphins), coastal walks, and tucking into a plate of crayfish.


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