14 Days


  • Central Otago Rail Trail
  • Stargazing at Aoraki Mount Cook
  • Arts, culture and heritage


  • By plane: Start your journey in Queenstown
  • By plane: Total trip distance: 1530km

Connect with our land and its people on this 14-day journey starting in Queenstown, exploring the deep south, making your way to the top of the South Island and ending in the culture capital of New Zealand – Wellington.

Ride along on the rails on Central Otago’s grand landscapes before heading to explore Dunedin’s Scottish heritage and Christchurch’s charming environs. Take a soak in Hanmer Springs’ hot pools before heading to Kaikoura for an encounter with the whales and dolphins. Afterwards explore the sun-kissed coastline of Abel Tasman National Park and world-famous vineyards of Marlborough. Renowned for its arts, heritage, culture and native beauty, Wellington makes a fantastic end to your New Zealand holiday.

Click through the gallery below to see highlights of each day

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