Southern Lakes 3-Day (2-Night) Lord-of-the-Rings Tour
- Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
- Product code: PM10A7
Private tour with personal guide, visit LOTR filming locations ion your dream holiday to New Zealand. Fabulous scenic tour from Christchurch to Queenstown. It includes a visit to spectacular Milford Sound and the Fiordland National Park.
Day 1 Christchurch to Queenstown
8am pick up from your
On leaving Christchurch we
travel through the Canterbury Plains, passing through small country towns, wide
open plains where you will see sheep, crops, deer and dairy cows.
Taking the southern scenic
inland route the landscape changes from rolling hills to spectacular towering
majestic snow covered mountains and turquoise blue lakes. We stop at Lake Tekapo for photos and lunch
at a café with 360 degree views.
Visit the iconic Church of the Good
Shepherd overlooking Lake Tekapo.
View The Misty Mountains and
beautiful Lake Pukaki with spectacular views of
Mount Cook (New Zealand’s
View the Pelennor battle fields
from ‘The Return of the King’, the River Anduin and location for the Pillars of
the Kings before arriving at spectacular Queenstown the adventure capital of
New Zealand for your overnight stay. In the evening enjoy exploring the
beautiful alpine town.
Accommodation – Queenstown hotel
Day 2 Queenstown to Milford Sound, Milford Cruise
overnighting in Te Anau
7.30am pick up from your
hotel. Today we visit the beautiful
Fiordland World Heritage Park where we stop at the picturesque Lake Te Anau for
photos and a bite to eat.
Travel to the spectacular
Milford Sound an ecological and natural wonderland that will take your breath
away. Enjoy an exciting adventure exploring the mighty Fiords on a Milford
Sound boat cruise where you can see waterfalls, dolphins, seals and much more,
overnighting in Te Anau with time to relax and enjoy the town on the edge of
Lake Te Anau (New Zealand’s second largest lake) we can even arrange an evening
glow worm tour for you!
Accommodation: Motel accommodation in Te Anau
Day 3 Queenstown activities and Lord of the Rings
sites-returning to Christchurch
8am departing Te Anau to drive
to Queenstown where you can view the Ithilien Camp from a distance, Amon Hen
where Sam and Frodo first saw the Oliphant’s, and see view of the Remarkables
backdrop from the Rohhinians fleeing to Helms Deep.
Enjoy a scenic Gondola ride
(Cable car) one of the steepest in the world take in the spectacular mountain
and lake views. Choose to take an exhilarating
Shotover Jet Boat ride. An enjoyable way to finish your tour of
Choose to either stay on in
Queenstown, be dropped at the airport to meet an afternoon flight or drive back
to Christchurch with your guide.
- 2 nights’ accommodation
Pick-up from Christchurch.
Drop off either Queenstown or Christchurch