Autumn Southern Lakes in Tour

 Autumn Southern Lakes in Tour
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Southern Lakes in Autumn Tour

Join a small group tour to be part of the Arrowtown Autumn Festival and discover the
autumn scenery and beauty of the Southern Lakes and Central Otago. Visit
Arrowtown cloaked in a picture of red and gold autumn glory and enjoy a two-night
stay in Queenstown. Visit the stunning southern lakes of Lake Ohau, Lake
Tekapo, Lake Dunstan, Lake Hayes, the Waitaki Valley and Cromwell with the magnificent
backdrop of the Southern Alps. A special experience. Tour starts in
Christchurch and finishes in Queenstown. 

Group size 4-9 people.


Itinerary


Pre-Tour Make your own arrangements to
travel to Christchurch and make your way to our Christchurch motel, enjoy
meeting your tour guide and group members over a meal out tonight.  D



Day 1 On leaving Christchurch we travel
through the Canterbury Plains with the Southern Alps as the back drop, to visit
a lovely garden and enjoy a tour and morning tea. We then stay on the southern
scenic inland route where the landscape changes from rolling hills to
spectacular towering majestic snow-covered mountains and turquoise blue lakes
as we travel down the island. We stop at Lake Tekapo for photos and lunch at a
café. Visit the iconic Church of the Good Shepherd overlooking Lake Tekapo. We
drive on through to view the beautiful Lake Pukaki with spectacular views of Mount
Cook. We overnight tonight near Lake Ohau Lodge tonight. B D 

Day 2 Enjoy a
relaxing breakfast overlooking the lake and the mountain scenery. We will explore
the Waitaki District today passing through the small towns of Omarama and
Otematata and drive over the Benmore hydro-electric dam and take the scenic
route around the shores of Lake Benmore on the way to Wanaka for the night. B D



Day 3 Departing Wanaka after breakfast we make the most of the festival
activities in Arrowtown today, with a vintage car parade, market day stalls to
browse and the grand parade at 2pm. Enjoy the cute cafés and a walkway beside the river. We then
drive to Lake Hayes and onto Queenstown for your overnight stay and dinner at a
local restaurant. B D



Day
4
Enjoy more festival attractions today starting
with a church service at the village green, art displays and food events. In
the afternoon enjoy exploring historic Cromwell town returning to our Queenstown
accommodation and special dinner tonight. B D



Day 5 After breakfast we say our farewells. B.  

Tour includes 5 nights’ accommodation, 5 breakfasts, 1 morning tea, 5 evening meals. Tour starts from Christchurch, and finishes in Queenstown.