3 Day South Island Itinerary
Christchurch - Omarama/Twizel - Queenstown
Christchurch - Omarama/Twizel
Begin in Christchurch, the South Islands largest city, situated on the sunny east coast of the Island, enjoy what the "Garden City" has to offer
Some Christchurch Highlights
- Christchurch Cathedral Square
- International Antarctic Centre
- Orana Wildlife Park & Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
- Christchurch Art Gallery
- Christchurch Botanical Gardens
Places to stay:
- The Ashley Hotel
- Christchurch City Park Motel
- Christchurch Motel
Christchurch City has a vibrant and lively arts and entertainment scene, it is also full of award-winning restaurants, cafes, fashion precincts, heritage architecture and of course it's beautiful gardens.
Continue on to the central South Island's Mt Cook region.
Omarama/Twizel - Queenstown
Take in the breath taking views in every direction of mountains and lakes on the drive through the magnificent Mackenzie Country
Some Omarama & Twizel Highlights
- Horse Trekking
- Mountain Climbing
Places to stay:
- Heritage Gateway Hotel
- Mackenzie Country Inn
Omarama and Twizel are well placed or any outdoor adventure you have in mind, travel on 2.5 hours to Queenstown.
The alpine location of Queenstown is exciting, adventurous and fantastically scenic. It is the best place to for almost any type of outdoor pursuit.
Some Queenstown Highlights
- Bungy Jumping
- Kawarau & Shotover Jet Boating
- River rafting
- TSS Earnslaw Boat Cruises
- Wine Trails
Places to Stay:
- Garden Court Suites & Apartments
- Goldridge Hotel
- Tanoa Aspen Hotel Queenstown
Experience the great food at the many cafes & restaurants or just take it easy in this wonderful relaxed atmosphere.
Travel back to Christchurch or continue on to Te Anau.