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A New Zealand Coach Holiday for Food & Wine lovers with Grand Pacific Tours!

 Taste world famous wines that New Zealand is renowned for. Picture supplied
Taste world famous wines that New Zealand is renowned for. Picture supplied

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New Zealand's Top of the South Island offers a diverse range of attractions and experiences, combining natural scenic beauty, outdoor excursions, delicious food and wine and wildlife encounters.

There is no better way to experience these unique regions and stunning scenery than on the 11 Day Top of the South Island tour with Grand Pacific Tours, the New Zealand Coach Holiday specialist.


3 Cruises

Experience the award-winning Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise, offering the chance to see the smallest and rarest Hector's Dolphins.

Cruise the shores of the Abel Tasman National Park, a hidden gem with crystal clear water and sandy beaches.

Meander through the pristine waters of the Marlborough Sounds to Furneaux Lodge for a delicious lunch including fresh local produce.

Rail Journey

Board the world-renowned TranzAlpine Railway from Christchurch to Lake Brunner, travel over spectacular viaducts, river valleys and gorges.

Wine and Brewery Tastings

Sample locally brewed beers over a delicious lunch at Monteith's Brewing Co, located in Greymouth on the stunning West Coast.

Enjoy an iconic Marlborough Winery where you will experience a personalised wine tasting. You will taste award-winning wines and enjoy exploring the beautiful Marlborough vineyards.


West Coast

Explore the natural beauty of the West Coast including Hokitika Gorge, the famous Punakaiki Rocks (Pancake Rocks) and Cape Foulwind.

Nelson Tasman

Enjoy the sunny city of Nelson, the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park and home of the Nelson Classic Car Museum.


From the picturesque Marlborough Sounds to the ultimate food and wine experience, there is something for everyone in Marlborough.


A visit to the fishing village of Kaikoura provides the opportunity for you to take an optional scenic flight to view the graceful giant sperm whales from the air.


The 11 Day Top of the South Island itinerary is available to travel by either Ultimate Small Group Tour or Signature Mid-Size Group Tour.

Ultimate Small Group Tour

The itinerary is specifically tailored to provide the highest level of comfort, service and quality without compromise. Travel "Business Class on Wheels" on a full-size, purpose built, state-of-the-art coach with a maximum of only 20 passengers.

Signature Mid-Size Group Tour

Travel in the Premium Economy comfort of a full-size coach, touring with a mid-size group of up to 32 travellers, fully escorted. The Signature coaches are beautifully crafted offering an array of onboard features.


Tours include airfares and taxes, return airport transfers in New Zealand, stylish coach travel, 4 - 4.5 star accommodation, most meals, sightseeing and attractions.

Whether you are a first-time traveller, or a repeat traveller wanting to see more of what New Zealand has to offer, this tour will not disappoint, in fact, you will fall in love with the Top of the South Island.


Book now and save up to $600 per couple on departures from Oct 2024 - Mar 2025.

For more information contact Grand Pacific Tours on 1800 622 768 or visit

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