Pre & Post Tours

Pre and post tours have been created for participants to attend whilst onsite at the RACS ASC 2024. For more information, please view the options below. In addition, local activities can be booked via the accommodation booking form during the ASC.

Congress Tours
Inspirational Alps Tour
Pre-Congress Tour: 29 April – 5 May 2024 

(Queenstown to Christchurch)

Post Congress Tour: 11 May – 17 May 2024 

(Christchurch to Queenstown)

Join us on an unforgettable 7 day journey through the South Island. Travel off the beaten track in comfort and style as we guide you on this scenic adventure of a lifetime between Queenstown and Christchurch.

  • Experience the Southern Alps by world-renowned TranzAlpine train journey
  • Uncover the home of the sacred pounamu, mesmerising blue lakes, and ancient forests on the West Coast
  • Discover Haast Pass on a unique Kiwi-style Road Trip adventure
  • Be captivated by the storytelling of your local Tour Director along this great journey
  • Explore the Milford Sound aboard a scenic cruise
  • Admire the sparkling Lake Wakatipu aboard the historic TSS Earnslaw steamship

Expressions of interest for the pre and post congress tours with Great Journeys New Zealand are now open!


Click the button below to and register your expression of interest and to ensure you do not miss out on this incredible opportunity for a pre or post Inspirational Alps Signature Tour. 

Tours must have a minimum of 20 passengers by Friday 15 December 2023 to go ahead.