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Independent daily departures

2 to 3 day itineraries

These short tours depart every single day and are a great way to see the best of New Zealand. Each one can be customised to suit you perfectly.

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • New Zealand Independent Tour
  • Hotel 3 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Viewed 589 times in the last 7 days
  • Enjoy tropical Northland and the Bay of Islands, including cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock, ex...

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    Enjoy tropical Northland and the Bay of Islands, including cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock, explore beautiful Cape Reinga & Ninety Mile Beach and experience the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

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NZD$1,120

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • New Zealand Independent Tour
  • Hotel 4 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Viewed 442 times in the last 7 days
  • Enjoy the scenery of Canterbury, the Mackenzie country and Mt Cook National Park before arriving int...

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    Enjoy the scenery of Canterbury, the Mackenzie country and Mt Cook National Park before arriving into Queenstown. Take a fully escorted day tour to Milford Sound with Real Journeys.

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NZD$1,530

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • New Zealand Independent Tour
  • Motels
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Viewed 440 times in the last 7 days
  • Short and sweet, this tour to the glaciers is a New Zealand bucket list experience.

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NZD$1,690

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • New Zealand Independent Tour
  • Hotel 4 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Viewed 475 times in the last 7 days
  • Embark on a journey to the iconic Hobbiton Movie Set, a mesmerising backdrop from "The Lord of the R...

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    Embark on a journey to the iconic Hobbiton Movie Set, a mesmerising backdrop from "The Lord of the Rings." Enjoy New Zealand's most awarded cultural attraction, Te Pā Tū. Witness the captivating geothermal wonders and delve into the wonders of Rotorua by floatplane. This exhilarating tour is fully customisable to suit your preferences. Connect with our dedicated Travel Specialists today to unveil the endless possibilities awaiting you.

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Was NZD$2,150

Now NZD$2,100

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • New Zealand Independent Tour
  • Hotel 4 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Viewed 312 times in the last 7 days
  • Highlights include: The world famous Tranz Alpine Scenic Train • The wild West Coast • Vis...

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    Highlights include: The world famous Tranz Alpine Scenic Train • The wild West Coast • Visit Franz Josef Glacier •  Lakes Wanaka and Hawea • the Gibbston Valley • Queenstown

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NZD$1,850

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • New Zealand Independent Tour
  • Hotel 4 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Viewed 472 times in the last 7 days
  • A classic 3 day itinerary this tour gets you from Christchurch to Queenstown in comfort on reliable ...

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    A classic 3 day itinerary this tour gets you from Christchurch to Queenstown in comfort on reliable small group tours. Witness the West Coast and southern lakes whilst enjoying the TranzAlpine Scenic Train and a stay in Queenstown.

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NZD$2,183

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • New Zealand Independent Tour
  • Motels
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Viewed 299 times in the last 7 days
  • This 3 day tour begins in Auckland and is enjoyed from the comfort of an escorted mini-bus. Travel t...

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    This 3 day tour begins in Auckland and is enjoyed from the comfort of an escorted mini-bus. Travel through the stunning countryside before enjoying a fully guided tour of Waitomo Caves and Te Puia Geothermal Park. A true highlight is the guided tour through the filming locations of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit.

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NZD$1,550

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • New Zealand Independent Tour
  • Hotel 3 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Viewed 438 times in the last 7 days
  • Experience the tropical Bay of Islands including the historic Waitangi Treaty grounds and explore hi...

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    Experience the tropical Bay of Islands including the historic Waitangi Treaty grounds and explore historic Russell township.

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NZD$450

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • New Zealand Independent Tour
  • Motels
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Viewed 340 times in the last 7 days
  • Enjoy the scenery of Canterbury, the Mackenzie Country and the Southern Alps on your way to Queensto...

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    Enjoy the scenery of Canterbury, the Mackenzie Country and the Southern Alps on your way to Queenstown. Then take the time to enjoy a fully escorted day tour to Milford Sound with Real NZ.

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NZD$1,490

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Thrifty Tours - NZ daily departures
  • New Zealand Independent Tour
  • Hotel 4 star
  • Pre and post tour options? Yes
  • Viewed 289 times in the last 7 days
  • Beginning in Wellington and finishing in Queenstown, spend 3 days touring New Zealand's South Island...

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    Beginning in Wellington and finishing in Queenstown, spend 3 days touring New Zealand's South Island. See Franz Josef Glacier, go on a whale-watching tour, visit Lakes Wanaka and Hawea, plus plenty more!

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NZD$2,360

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