Recent Searches
Clear
Questions? (888) 651-9785(888) 651-9785

Top Christchurch Multi-day & Extended Tours

Category
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow
Filter




Sort: Featured

56 Tours and Activities

Sort by:Featured

Free Cancellation:Get a full refund up to 24 hours in advance on most experiences.See Details

Multi-day Tours

5-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch

See the top sights of the spectacular South Island on a 5-day guided coach tour, round-trip from Christchurch. Stop at Mt Cook, New Zealand’s tallest mountain; enjoy free time to explore the adventure capital of Queenstown; take a boat cruise on Milford Sound, surrounded by steep rock walls; view Fox and Franz Josef glaciers; and travel by rail through the Southern Alps aboard the scenic TranzAlpine Express. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off, and four nights’ accommodation in Queenstown and Franz Josef.
...  More
  • 5 days
From  
US$1,125.63
From  
US$1,125.63
Learn More
  • 5 days

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

NEW TO VIATOR

2 Day West Coast Glaciers and Tranz Alpine Train - Christchurch to Queenstown

A great way to experience the extraordinary Tranz Alpine train journey and visit the West Coast glaciers. Hailed as one of the greatest train journeys in the world, the Tranz Alpine train journey will take your breath away! Scenic highlights include the train, the wild West Coast, visiting Franz Josef Glacier, seeing Lakes Wanaka and Hawea and of course returning to the wonderful Queenstown!
...  More
  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$405.74
From  
US$405.74
Learn More
  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation

Hop-on Hop-off Tours

Christchurch Sightseeing Tour by Classic Double-Decker Bus

These Hop on Hop Off 'Soaring Kiwi Tours' are the very best way to experience the 'magic' of Christchurch!  With a mix of open and closed top double-decker buses, you will ride in comfort and style, enjoying spectacular views from the top deck. See first-hand the exciting rebuild that is taking place after the devastating 2011 earthquakes. Enjoy fantastic views from the top deck of our double decker-buses, while being entertained by the commentary from our local Kiwi guides. Chose from our 1 hour Central Tour Route or 2 hour Discover Route or for the complete tour take advantage of the savings with our Combo Tour Pass. 48 Hour Combo Passes also include free entry to Quake City!
...  More
  • 1 to 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$22.58
From  
US$22.58
Learn More
  • 1 to 2 days
  • Free Cancellation

Multi-day Tours

4-Day Great Southern Island Circle Tour from Christchurch

View Franz Josef Glacier and experience a Milford Sound cruise on this 4-day semi-independent tour of New Zealand's South Island. You’ll travel by coach from Christchurch to Queenstown via the Canterbury Plains, Aoraki/Mt Cook and Lake Tekapo, then motor up the west coast to Greymouth before riding the TranzAlpine train on the return to Christchurch. Listen to narration on board as the driver highlights this scenic region from picturesque mountain peaks to deep fiords. Overnight accommodation and round-trip hotel transport are included.
...  More
  • 4 days
From  
US$1,080.48
From  
US$1,080.48
Learn More
  • 4 days

Multi-day Tours

3-Day South Island Circle Tour from Christchurch

See the highlights of New Zealand's scenic South Island on this 3-day semi-independent tour, round-trip from Christchurch. Traveling by coach and train, you’ll stop in UNESCO-listed Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park and Queenstown, travel up the west coast to Franz Josef Glacier, and visit the Gold Rush town of Greymouth, then board the homeward-bound TranzAlpine train across the Southern Alps and past the Canterbury Plains. Listen to informative onboard commentary and enjoy two nights’ accommodation as you explore the sights independently.
...  More
  • 3 days
From  
US$854.71
From  
US$854.71
Learn More
  • 3 days

Multi-day Tours

7-Day South Island Coastal Splendor Tour from Christchurch

Experience the coastal splendor of New Zealand’s South Island on this 7-day tour by coach and Taieri Gorge Railway from Christchurch. Hear live onboard commentary as you travel through the Canterbury Plains to the historic city of Dunedin, then head to Queenstown and Franz Josef Glacier via the rugged west coast before returning to Christchurch on the TranzAlpine. Your itinerary includes six nights’ accommodation, a Milford Sound cruise and a guided sightseeing tour of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula with admission to the royal albatross colony.
...  More
  • 7 days
From  
US$1,403.01
From  
US$1,403.01
Learn More
  • 7 days

Multi-day Tours

6 Day South Island Tour from Christchurch - Milford Sound, Queenstown, Glaciers

Gorgeous fiords, magnificent glaciers and other scenic landscapes of the South Island comprise this 6-day semi-independent tour by narrated coach and railway. Travel round-trip from Christchurch and climb aboard the Taieri Gorge Railway and TranzAlpine passenger trains — two of New Zealand's  top-rated scenic rail routes. Catch a complimentary shuttle to the Fox Glacier or Franz Josef Glacier lookout point, cruise on Milford Sound, and ride the Queenstown Skyline Gondola above Lake Wakatipu. Overnight stays allow for plenty of free time to explore at your own pace.
...  More
  • 6 days
From  
US$1,557.82
From  
US$1,557.82
Learn More
  • 6 days

Multi-day Tours

5 Day South Island Tour from Christchurch Including Queenstown and Milford Sound

See the South Island by coach and railway on a semi-independent 5-day tour, traveling round-trip from Christchurch. Hear informative commentary on your sightseeing coach, gaze at the scenic Southern Alps while aboard the TranzAlpine train, and visit the World Heritage–listed Fiordland on a Milford Sound cruise with lunch. Overnight stays in Fox Glacier and Queenstown allow for plenty of free time to explore New Zealand’s magnificent glaciers and national parks.
...  More
  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$1,203.04
From  
US$1,203.04
Learn More
  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation

Multi-day Tours

9-Day South Island Adventure from Christchurch

Save valuable planning time and avoid the risk of missing some of the South Island’s picturesque highlights on this nine-day tour from Christchurch. Head through Arthur’s Pass to the West Coast and travel down the coast to Franz Josef Glacier. From there, head south to sights like Lake Matheson, Fiordland National Park and the Mackenzie Basin. Take a calm overnight cruise around Doubtful Sound, cycle around Lake Wanaka and speed around Mt Aspiring National Park by jet boat.
...  More
  • 9 days
From  
US$1,512.67
From  
US$1,512.67
Learn More
  • 9 days

Multi-day Tours

4-Day Akaroa and Kaikoura Tour from Christchurch

Spend 4 days getting to know Akaroa and Kaikoura on this eclectic tour. Explore the volcanic landscapes and take a harbor cruise in Akaroa, go whale watching in Kaikoura. Three nights of accommodation in Christchurch are included, as well as lunch on Akaroa Harbour and round-trip airport transfers.
...  More
  • 4 days
From  
US$770.85
From  
US$770.85
Learn More
  • 4 days

Multi-day Tours

5-Day New Zealand North and South Island Highlights Trip

Journey by coach, ferry and railway from the North Island to the South Island of New Zealand during this 5-day trip from Auckland to Christchurch, or vice versa. Ride a boat into the Waitomo Glowworm Caves; see the geothermal wonderland at Te Pua and the Agrodome Sheep Show in Rotorua; take the Interislander ferry across Cook Strait from Wellington; and hop on a Coastal Pacific train from Picton to Kaikoura, where you’ll watch giant sperm whales at play. Enjoy overnight accommodation in Rotorua, Wellington and Kaikoura.
...  More
  • 5 days
From  
US$1,132.08
From  
US$1,132.08
Learn More
  • 5 days

Overnight Tours

Kaikoura Whale and Dolphin Overnight Tour from Christchurch

A Kaikoura whale-watching cruise and dolphin swim are the highlights of this delightful 2-day nature tour, round-trip from Christchurch. Your marine experience includes a visit to a New Zealand fur seal colony and suiting up in snorkel gear to swim alongside the amazing dusky dolphins. Stay overnight with 5-star accommodation in this tiny coastal town after a scenic drive by coach through North Canterbury, and stop for complimentary wine tasting on the return journey.
...  More
  • 2 days
From  
US$409.61
From  
US$409.61
Learn More
  • 2 days

Multi-day Tours

14-Day South Island Adventure Tour from Christchurch

Spend two full weeks exploring New Zealand's magnificent South Island witht his guided tour. You and your fellow travelers will get to experience the best of the island, including the thermal baths of Hanmer Springs, the seaside town of Picton, the glorious Abel Tasman National Park, and the stunning Franz Josef Glacier, as well as Queenstown, Lake Matheson, and Lake Tekapo. You’ll even have some free time to go bungee jumping, if the mood strikes!
...  More
  • 14 days
From  
US$2,054.52
From  
US$2,054.52
Learn More
  • 14 days

Multi-day Tours

10-Day South Island Adventure from Christchurch

Experience top sights of the South Island during this 10-day, guided, small-group trip that includes transportation and nine nights’ accommodation. See glaciers, take in coastal views, and enjoy walking trails before spending your evenings relaxing at your accommodations in the rainforest and more. Enjoy a scenic bike ride and dare to jump from the A.J Hackett bungy jumping site before visiting places like Queenstown, Mount Cook and more.
...  More
  • 10 days
From  
US$1,028.87
From  
US$1,028.87
Learn More
  • 10 days

Multi-day Tours

4 Day Queenstown, Milford Sound and Glacier Highlights from Christchurch

Fitting the South Island’s highlights into one trip can be a challenge: this family-friendly tour makes it simple. Go your own way with a mixture of guided tours and free time to explore. Experience the stunning natural beauty of Fiordland and see the waterfalls cascade down the mountains on a Milford Sound cruise. Witness the magnificence of Aoraki (Mt Cook), the dramatic natural glaciers, and sublime crystal-clear lakes. Visit bustling, action-packed Queenstown, journey through native forest at Haast Pass, and traverse through the mountains on the TranzAlpine Scenic Train Journey.
...  More
  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$1,009.52
From  
US$1,009.52
Learn More
  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation

Multi-day Tours

6-Day South Island Southern Heritage Tour from Christchurch

Experience a 6-day semi-independent tour by coach and train around the scenic South Island, traveling round-trip from Christchurch. Stop at Mount Cook, take a Milford Sound cruise and spend a free day in Queenstown, then journey to Pukerangi and cross into Dunedin aboard the Taieri Gorge Railway. Enjoy a guided tour of the Otago Peninsula and royal albatross colony before returning to Christchurch. Transportation, sightseeing tours and hotel accommodation are all included.
...  More
  • 6 days
From  
US$1,289.48
From  
US$1,289.48
Learn More
  • 6 days

Multi-day Tours

Private Tour: 8-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch Including Franz Josef, Wanaka and Queenstown

Visit multiple South Island highlights on this unforgettable 8-day private tour, round-trip from Christchurch. Make the journey from ‘The Garden City’ in a counter-clockwise direction, traveling with ease in your very own luxury vehicle with a private guide at the helm. The route covers Arthur’s Pass, west coast rainforests, Aoraki/Mount Cook and Queenstown, to name a few. Enjoy seven nights’ accommodation including breakfast, entry to the Franz Josef Glacier hot pools and a train ride on the TranzAlpine. Optional activities include helicopter rides and bungy jumps (own expense).
...  More
  • 8 days
From  
US$3,327.71
From  
US$3,327.71
Learn More
  • 8 days

Private Sightseeing Tours

Great Southern Circle - Self Drive (6 days - 5 Nights )

Embark on a 6-day self-drive tour of New Zealand's Great Southern Circle from Christchurch. This package includes a rental car (with satellite navigation), a nature cruise on Milford Sound, and five nights of accommodation in a 4-star hotel.
...  More
  • 6 days
From  
US$1,112.73
From  
US$1,112.73
Learn More
  • 6 days

Bus Services

Stray New Zealand: Short South - Freestyle Travel Pass

Discover the famous cities, natural wonders, and national parks of New Zealand’s South Island with a great-value yearlong travel pass. Enjoy unlimited access to the hop-on and hop-off buses, stopping at destinations including Christchurch, Queenstown, Franz Josef Glacier, Mount Cook National Park, and Abel Tasman National Park.
...  More
  • 16 to 365 days
From  
US$499.92
From  
US$499.92
Learn More
  • 16 to 365 days

Airport & Ground Transfers

Private & Exclusive Luxury Tours (South Island)

Rather than signing up for a bus sightseeing tour with a rigid schedule and unpredictable strangers sharing your space, make the most of your time in the South Island by exploring it on your terms with this luxury tour package. Get around the South Island in a cozy minivan with a private chauffeur to get you from destination to destination. Travel for as long as you need and build an itinerary full of places you want to visit – the only time limits are the ones you set.
...  More
  • 1 to 60 days
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$1,290.12
From  
US$1,290.12
Learn More
  • 1 to 60 days
  • Free Cancellation

Multi-day Tours

4-Day South Island Southern Discovery Tour from Christchurch

Spend three nights in Queenstown on this 4-day semi-independent tour of the scenic South Island. You’ll travel round-trip from Christchurch by narrated coach via Lake Tekapo and Aoraki/Mount Cook, with a full day of free time to spend at your leisure in New Zealand’s ‘adventure capital.’ Experience all the highlights along the way, including a Milford Sound cruise on the majestic fiord.
...  More
  • 4 days
From  
US$828.90
From  
US$828.90
Learn More
  • 4 days

Multi-day Tours

3-Day Christchurch and Akaroa Tour with Harbor Cruise

Get to know Akaroa on this 3-day tour from Christchurch, including a full-day tour through the volcanic area around Akaroa and a cruise on Akaroa Harbour. Round-trip transfer from the airport, 2 nights' accommodation in Christchurch, and meals per itinerary included.
...  More
  • 3 days
From  
US$545.08
From  
US$545.08
Learn More
  • 3 days

Multi-day Tours

12 Day South Island Adrenalin Junkie Tour

Starting from Christchurch, we will take you on an adrenalin-fueled South Island experience that is bursting with optional activities to get your blood pumping. We include two days in Queenstown to maximise the rush. It all starts at 8am at our Haka accommodation in Christchurch and ends around 9am on day 12 in Wellington. As with all our tours, we do include a few 'must-do' events, ranging from a pounamu pendant carving experience, and the chance to paddle a waka (Māori canoe) with your group. We have a massive range of optional activities available to add, from bungy jumping and dolphin swimming to jet boating and scenic flights. None of these are compulsory; just add the ones you want. Simply let your tour guide know.  As the tour starts early in the morning, you can opt to stay at our Haka accommodation in Christchurch the night before the tour – only having to walk downstairs on the day the tour starts makes for a stress free morning.
...  More
  • 12 days
From  
US$1,493.65
From  
US$1,493.65
Learn More
  • 12 days

Overnight Tours

2-Day Christchurch to Queenstown Tour via West Coast

This a very popular 2 day and 1 night trip from Christchurch to Queenstown ( or in reverse ) via the South Island's rugged West Coast. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and deliver you to the World renowned Tranz Alpine train, which bisects the Canterbury farming plains, foothills and mountains, before reaching the alpine village of Arthur's Pass. Your guide will meet you, show you some of the area before travelling onto the West Coast. You'll hear the history of Maori, greenstone, gold, visit historic towns like Hokitika and travel on south through stunning rain forests to the glacier country. Staying in Franz Josef the night gives you the opportunity of a helicopter glacier landing ( not included in the tour price ) as well a stunning photo opportunities. From here the journey continues south along the coast before eventually swinging inland over the dramatic Gates of Haast, finally heading past Lakes Wanaka and Hawea  and over the Crown Range road to Queenstown.
...  More
  • 10,512 to 11,520 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$1,411.07
From  
US$1,411.07
Learn More
  • 10,512 to 11,520 minutes
  • Free Cancellation


Book online or call
(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785