NZ Intro South (9 Days)


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Package Description

9 Days / 8 Nights

Start / Finish: Queenstown / Queenstown

Trip Style: Low Cost

Trip Size: 4-18 PAX

Ages: 18-45 Years

Fitness Level: Moderate

Suited To: Couples, Young adults, Adults only, Active travellers

Transport: Coach / Bus , Mini-coach

Accommodation: Hostel

Meals Included: Breakfast x 5, Lunch x 1, Dinner x 1

Start your gap year in New Zealand by spending 9 days with awesome people on the South Island and seeing some incredible site and experience that have to be on your bucket list!

From the soaring southern alps to bright blue lakes that put Instagram filters to shame, New Zealand’s South Island is full of spectacular natural beauty and good times galore. Planning on spending a gap year or working holiday in New Zealand? Our NZ Intro package is designed just for you! As well as sorting your life admin and helping find you a job in NZ, we’ll show the highlights of the scenic South, along with some off-the-beaten-path adventures. Cruise Milford Sound, hike rugged landscapes, jet boat through canyons, hit up the nightlife in Queenstown, and so much more! Oh, and did we mention you’ll be doing all this with an experienced group leader and a new crew of mates? There’s no better way to kick off your adventure in New Zealand! + Our tours are all 100% carbon neutral!


  • Jet Boating through canyons
  • Cruise the breathtaking Milford Sound fiord
  • Hike in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park to view New Zealand’s tallest snow-capped peaks
  • Bike ride around the stunning Lake Tekapo
  • Everything you need for living and working in NZ, including a bank account, IRD number, SIM card
  • Help with securing a paid job in New Zealand and support with all onward travel


  • Airport Transfer
  • 8 Nights Accommodation
  • Queenstown City Orientation
  • Jet Boating on Lake Wakatipu
  • Milford Sound Cruise
  • Kayaking on Lake Wanaka
  • Hooker Valley Hike
  • Bike Ride Around Lake Tekapo
  • Hike Mount John
  • Hot Pools
  • All transport
  • Experienced Group Leader
  • NZ Bank Account
  • IRD Number
  • Sim Card
  • Lifetime NZ Jobs Membership
  • Unlimited Job Finding Assistance
  • 24/7 Support in NZ
  • Help with Onward Travel
  • 100% carbon neutral tour!

Not Included:

  • External flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Some meals

What to Bring:

  • Passport & Flight Tickets
  • Travel Insurance Documents
  • Sneakers/Trainers or Good Walking/Outdoor Shoes
  • Casual Summer Clothes (Oct-April)
  • Casual Winter Clothes (April-Oct)
  • Light Rain Jacket
  • Insect Repellant
  • Eye Patch & Small Sword

We recommend a travel budget of approx. $80-$100/ day for meals when not included in the itinerary.

Travel Insurance is required to take part in this package

** All information & pricing is current as of 23/2/24 but is subject to change

This tour is run by Intro Travel, Not Whitsunday Bookings


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