Our South Island scenic tours are a fun and convenient way to explore the stunning regions of New Zealand’s South Island, with small groups of like minded people.

New for 2020, our South Island Scenic Tours follow the same well loved format of our cycling tours and former walking tours: small group travel (up to 14 people); off the beaten track locations; very well organised meals and logistics; interaction with local communities; and perhaps most importantly, one of our fantastic friendly guides to look after you on the tour and make sure you have the best experience ever!

Our scenic tours may appeal to those who have regrettably had to hang up their cycle helmet or walking boots for good, and are no longer able to enjoy a more ‘active style holiday’. Our scenic tours feature a combination of travel to beautifully scenic locations, visiting local sights of interest and museums, short (10-20min unguided) walks, wine tasting and other fun activities such as scenic boat rides. There is no cycling on our Scenic Tour series!

The South Island is a place of 4 distinct seasons and our scenic tours allow you to see the best of the South Island during the Autumn/Winter/Spring months. Not only is the scenery at it’s raw best during these months, the South Island is a lot quieter and less crowded at this time.

So come alone and make new friends or with a group, and we will ensure you have a fantastic experience of the South Island!

Our Scenic Tours

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