Activities summary

  • Departure Christchurch
  • Duration Full day
  • Available languages
    • English
  • Meeting point Christchurch
  • Availability Dec 11 - Sept 29

Description

You will travel in a 4 WD / SUV vehicle with your private guide using the panoramic tourist highway towards Lake Tekapo. (for groups of 4-8 people in a mini van). Admire views with photo stops along the way Enjoy a cup of tea / coffee while looking at merino / possum clothing and souvenirs. The guide will provide details on the locations visited and through brief historical narratives he /she will tell you about important moments. From Canterbury Plains passing through the Selwyn District and its vineyards McKenzie you will arrive at the district and the lake with its turquoise waters.

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You will travel in a 4 WD / SUV vehicle with your private guide using the panoramic tourist highway towards Lake Tekapo. (for groups of 4-8 people in a mini van). Admire views with photo stops along the way Enjoy a cup of tea / coffee while looking at merino / possum clothing and souvenirs. The guide will provide details on the locations visited and through brief historical narratives he /she will tell you about important moments. From Canterbury Plains passing through the Selwyn District and its vineyards McKenzie you will arrive at the district and the lake with its turquoise waters.

Detail

Meet with your private driver and drive from your accommodation in Christchurch or from the airport. Start your city tour of Christchurch with the opportunity to photograph the Mall and the "Transitional Cathedral". The duration of the ride is about 3 hours 30 minutes for Tekapo.
Take a coffee at Geraldine's Tin Shed while looking at merino / possum clothing. Continue to travel with your private guide to Tekapo. Stop at the historic church of the Good Sheppard and also the opportunity to photograph the lake itself to admire the turquoise water.
After a snack (not included) begin your journey back to Christchurch with a stop planned for a typical ice cream of New Zealand at the "Hokey Pokey". Transfer to your hotel in Christchurch in the late afternoon.

  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Driver /guide
    • Bottles of water
    • Transfers
    • Photo stops
    • Tea / coffee

    Price does not include

    • Breakfast/ dinner
    • Extras
    • Optional excursions
    • Accommodation
    • Single traveller supplement
    • All that is not mentioned under "the price includes"

    The price shown is per person for two travellers travelling together.