Queenstown Southern Loop

07/12/2020 through 03/11/2021
07/12/2020 through 03/14/2021
Intrepid Travel

Queenstown Southern Loop

Explore the rugged reaches of the South Island on this six-day trip with Intrepid, beginning and ending in Queenstown. Make your way to the shores of the South Island’s biggest lake and sail the silent waters of glacier-carved Fiordland National Park with an unforgettable cruise on Milford Sound. Cross to the sometimes forgotten corner of Otago – the rugged cliffs of the Catlins – to hike to coastal caves, then span the gap to untouched Stewart Island to explore the wilderness, listening out for the call of the kiwi. Crafted to give the right amount of active adventure and time to relax, this is the perfect southern getaway.

Activities

  • Milford Sound cruise
  • Milford Sound – Leader-led walk to Milford Lookout
  • Milford Sound – Leader-led walk to Mirror Lakes
  • The Catlins – Leader-led walk to Nugget Point Lighthouse
  • The Catlins – Leader-led walk to Cathedral Caves
  • Stewart Island – Leader-led orientation walk
  • Stewart Island – Leader-led Dark Sky briefing

Highlights

  • Soak up the silence of Milford Sound on a cruise across its waters – you’ll be left speechless by the hundreds of tumbling cascades and deeply forested mountains.
  • Explore the Cathedral Caves of the Catlins, an untamed coastal wilderness home to rugged cliffs, dense forest, and spectacular hidden waterfalls.
  • Cross the Foveaux Strait to unspoilt Stewart Island, a haven for hikers and birdwatches and the place to spot a wild kiwi.
  • Enjoy two days to explore the wilderness of Stewart Island, cruising the bays and inlets to spot penguins and seabirds and walking along its forested coastal tracks.

Itinerary

Day 1 Queenstown - Te Anau
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Day 2 Te Anau
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Day 3 The Catlins
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Day 4 Stewart Island
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Day 5 Stewart Island
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Day 6 Stewart Island - Queenstown
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