Midlife Madness Tours is at it again, with another amazing South Island experience. This time starting in Christchurch and heading north through Hanmer, Kaikoura, Marlborough and Nelson, down the West Coast and the TranzAlpine back to Christchurch.

Travel’s a wonderful tonic. And hassle-free GROUP travel is doubly wonderful! You often do stuff, go places, meet people, and try things you mightn’t try if you were travelling on your own. Plus you’ve got a great bunch of Kiwi companions to share it all with.

This Mad Midlife Escape – Top of the South Island is sure to put a spring in your step and a sparkle in your eye. And your HOSTS – John & Robyn Cooney – promise the same fun and friendship that they’ve brought to all their Midlife Madness Tours over the past 20 years.

If you’re in your middle years or retired … healthy, mobile, able to keep up … and you’re keen to join in and have the time of your life – then you’ll fit in just fine! SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

 BOOKINGS OPEN Now – DON’T DELAY

Tour INTRO PAGE available here

booking form available here

Departing 19 October, 2021

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THIS SMALL-GROUP TOUR IN NEW ZEALAND’S SOUTH ISLAND PROMISES EVERYTHING

We’re committed to choosing the very best sightseeing options for our group.

In the meantime, highlights like these should whet your appetite …

  • arrive in diverse, ever-changing Christchurch, at the heart of NZ’s adventurous South Island
  • detour north off State Highway 1 to legendary Hanmer Springs, and indulge in a soothing soak
  • overnight in Kaikoura to enjoy an award-winning Whale Watch Cruise plus a crayfish feast
  • explore Blenheim’s Omaka Museum, and head to a vineyard to sample Marlborough’s wines
  • next stop Picton for a Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary Cruise on Queen Charlotte Sound
  • enjoy a cruise along the shores of Able Tasman National Park and two nights in sunny Nelson
  • drive to Greymouth on the untamed West Coast, then on to Punakaiki to see the Pancake Rocks
  • discover Hokitika, one of NZ’s hidden gems, then visit historic Shanty Town and pan for gold
  • hit the tracks aboard the TranzAlpine for a scenic rail journey from Greymouth to Christchurch
     (The itinerary for this small-group tour is subject to change … and minimum numbers are required.)

    10 Nights

    Christchurch

    hanmer

    kaikoura

      picton (2)

    nelson (2)

    Punakaiki

    greymouth

    Christchurch

    email or phone

    Glen Armstrong

    0800 323 333

    BOOKING INFO

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    Budget From $5399.00 per person twin share 

    Single supplements available $1000

    Includes:

    • 12-day small-group tour from Christchurch to Christchurch
    • quality accommodation
    • all breakfasts and dinners
    • sightseeing and entrance fees as per the final itinerary
    • an experienced driver-guide and 20 seater bus
    • tour escorts – John and Robyn Cooney

    Contact us for exclusions, health and mobility questions and any other queries.

    A $100 past passenger discount applies

    Subject to minimum numbers, unexpected increases & currency fluctuations and Terms and Conditions

     

    The African safari was beyond our expectations in every way. Full on, but so well organised. We would recommend Midlife Madness to anyone who enjoys wildlife – we certainly got our fill of them and came home well satisfied. Great, great trip.
    Norma & Trevor

    I am still on a high! The trip was fantastic – so well organised and run. Such great memories and a wonderful tour group. I still marvel at all the up-close-and-personal wildlife we saw. My appreciation to you both.
    Joyce

    Thanks for your companionship and friendship on the safari. It was certainly an amazing experience. As a lone traveller, there’s always some uncertainty as how to fit in with a group, but I found this went fine, and I am especially grateful to you both.
    Margaret

    Africa was absolutely fantastic! Hopefully we will catch up again …
    Dawn & Brian

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