Southern Alps High Country

3 day scenic bird watching and wildlife tour

Day 1 #  Christchurch to Lake Tekapo

Overview = Beginning in Christchurch we head to Lake Tekapo a jewel of the New Zealand high country. You’ll have time to relax and take in the panoramic views of the soaring peaks  and glistering glacial lakes. You will explore the unique surrounding areas with your tour guide in the afternoon. Spotting a number of wonderful birds in beautiful serenity. Enjoy an afternoon of delicious New Zealand treats, hot or cold drinks in comfort out in the wild.

Accommodation = You will be staying at the Tekapo Peppers blue water resort

Food = Afternoon tea included.

Day 2 #  Lake Tekapo to Mt Cook

Overview = In the morning we head to Mt Cook national park home to the highest mountains and the longest glaciers in New Zealand. Here you will be guided to the spectacular national park on an array of walkways. The alpine environment is home to unique birds like the alpine parrot “Kea” and their tiny grey warbler.

Accommodation = You will be staying at the Hermatage hotel with stunning views of Aoraki Mt Cook.

Food = Breakfast and afternoon tea included.

Day 3 #  Mt Cook to Rakaia Gorge to Christchurch

Overview = We visit the Tasman glacier in the morning. Then make our way back to Christchurch along the scenic highway 72 crossing many picturesque river gorges of the Rakaia, Rangatata and Waimakariri River. Ending in Christchurch at Willow Bank NZ Wildlife Reserve and park ,  here you will come face to face with our iconic national bird the Kiwi.

Food = Breakfast and afternoon tea included.

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$1699NZD PP

+$150NZD ACCOMMODATION SUPPLEMENT FOR SINGLE TRAVELLERS