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8-Hour One-Way Coach Tour between Queenstown and Franz Josef

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Travel between Franz Josef and Queenstown and admire New Zealand’s stunning landscapes as you pass through lush rainforests, crystal-clear waterfalls, and majestic mountains. Take in the breathtaking views of the New Zealand Southern Alps.
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  • Enjoy a deluxe coach transfer from Queenstown to Franz Josef
  • Wind through rich farmlands and lush rainforests
  • Take in breathtaking views of the New Zealand Southern Alps
  • Marvel at glacial lakes including Lake Wanaka and Lake Wakatipu
  • Discover the quaint Franz Josef village
  • Listen to lively commentary from your expert driver guide
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Depart Queenstown in the morning, board your deluxe coach, and prepare for a journey into the heart of the NZ Southern Alps via Mount Aspiring World Heritage Park. Enjoy lively commentary from your expert driver guide, take in scenic views, and make use of the free WiFi aboard your coach. 

Pass by the pristine waters of Lake Wanaka, Lake Wakatipu, and Lake Hawea en route to your morning tea stop in Makarora. After a leisurely break, and the opportunity to stretch your legs, you enter Mount Aspiring National Park to traverse the Haast Pass, emerging in the West Coast region.

Glimpse the Tasman Sea, its waves crashing on rocky beaches, before heading back inland, arriving in the quaint village of Franz Josef where you can prepare to explore the world-famous Franz Josef Glacier. This tour is available to travel in either direction, simply choose to book this tour in reverse if you’d like to travel from Franz Josef to Queenstown.
  • One-way service between Queenstown and Franz Josef
  • Pick-up and drop off to/from selected hotels
  • Knowledgeable local driver guide
  • Free wifi on the coach
What’s Not Included
  • Return journey
  • Gratuities
  • Food and beverages
  • Glacier and/or Queenstown sightseeing tours and activities

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A complimentary pick-up from selected hotels is offered. Please contact the tour operator for pick-up locations and times.
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Product ID: 24806