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South Island 7-Day Fly, Drive & Stay


Fly directly to the South Island for a spectacular New Zealand getaway. This wonderful week away includes car hire, accommodation and flights. With this top-value deal you could be discovering friendly villages, visiting renowned vineyards, enjoying scenic drives and much more!

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Trip Details:

New Zealand Fly, Drive & Stay – 7 days

Celebrate the beauty of New Zealand’s South Island with this easy, freewheeling getaway!

Fly to Christchurch or Queenstown, where your week of amazing exploration and discovery starts. You can base yourself in either of these great cities, or travel around the South Island and we can help plan an itinerary for you.

The city of Christchurch has a quaint English feel, even down to the flat-bottomed punts gliding along the Avon River through the centre of the city. Explore beautiful Hagley Park and the Botanic Gardens, admire the colourful murals and enjoy getting to know the vibrant spirit of this great city. Not far from Christchurch, you can discover the picturesque Canterbury Plains, Banks Peninsula and the historic seaside town of Akaroa. If the idea of indulging appeals, then take a tour or hire a car to visit the alpine resort town of Hanmer Springs and stop at Waipara Valley to try some of New Zealand’s premier wines.

Queenstown is set against a backdrop of the dramatic Southern Alps and sits on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. As well as spending time in the charming village, Queenstown is an ideal base for visiting the region’s famed vineyards and historic mining towns. It’s also renowned for a thrilling variety of adventure sports. From bungee jumping off Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge and skiing on the nearby ski fields, to speedy jet boat rides on the Shotover and Dart Rivers – Queenstown is called the ‘adventure capital of New Zealand’ for good reason!

Why you’ll love this trip:

  • It’s such a neat little holiday and great value for money!
  • Enjoy the freedom to explore at your leisure & the convenience of your own vehicle
  • Base yourself on the beautiful South Island to experience the many highlights
  • Flights from Australia are included!

Your Holiday Includes:

  • Flights – Return economy airfare to Christchurch or Queenstown*
    • Fly from Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney or the Gold Coast (prices may vary & contact us for other cities)
  • Car Hire – 7 days Compact automatic vehicle with unlimited kilometres
  • Accommodation – 6 nights in motel-style accommodation, standard twin share rooms

*Flight destination will be determined by the most affordable airfare or surcharges may apply. Your travel designer will discuss the options with you at time of booking.

Travel dates:

Lowest-price departures in 2024 – between 01 February to 18 March, 25 April to 10 September & 10 October to 30 November

Contact us for travel at other times of the year.

Note: Subject to confirmation at time of booking. Price may vary depending on your travel date and chosen accommodation. Surcharges apply during school holidays and peak travel periods. Please ask for departures from other Australian cities and travel at other times of the year. Contact us for current rates.

Get the Brochure:

View Brochure

Click on the button to view or download a copy of the brochure. The brochure includes more details and the cruise itinerary.

Want to Stay Longer or Upgrade?

You can extend your holiday to see more of New Zealand if you wish.

Please ask about accommodation upgrades and contact us for the current rates.

Ask us today about staying at other properties or adding more services. We are happy to design a holiday that will suit you best.

Travelling Solo?

We can look after you. Please contact us for single surcharge to cover the costs of private vehicle and rooms.

Booking Conditions:

This special deal is valid for a limited time and prices may fluctuate, please contact us for the current rates.

All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). Prices were correct as of 28 October 2023.

The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

Please read Australia & New Zealand Travel Company’s Terms & Booking Conditions prior to making a reservation. By booking any travel service with us, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

How to Book

To make a booking please call Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email reservations@anztravelco.com.

You can also select a trip and request it via this website – please make sure you enter the quantity for the number of people travelling. In the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page, add your preferred departure date plus any other information that will help us process your booking, such as departure city and travel preferences.

No payment is required to submit an online booking request, but your booking is pending and no place is being held. Your booking status will be advised when you hear from our travel consultants. Bookings are normally actioned within 24 hours – Monday to Friday.

Itinerary & Booking Info

Travel Style

Independent with car hire and flights

Travel Tips

See our blog about driving in New Zealand for more travel information.


How to Book

Bookings can be made by calling Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email to reservations@anztravelco.com.

Online booking requests may also be submitted via this website by selecting a trip. Please make sure you include your preferred departure date in the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page.

Bookings are pending and not confirmed until you receive a status update from an Australia & New Zealand Travel Company consultant.


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