From the Bay of Islands in the North to the Fiords of the South these escorted New Zealand group tours are a great way to enjoy the country. It is not easy to see the whole of NZ in one trip though so if you think that this time you may be looking for just the south or just the north this time, we have options for those too!
One of the most popular and comprehensive tours of New Zealand, explore New Zealand's major locations and attractions plus much more. Activities range from a Bay of Islands cruise to a look into a working dairy farm in Arrowtown. Experience spectacular scenery and history.
The Grand Pacific 16 day Affordable Highlights tour explores the top locations and attractions on both the North and South Islands. Starting in Christchurch visit the deep south and Fiordland National Park, Queenstown, the West Coast Glaciers before crossing the Southern Alps on board the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train. Head north crossing the Cook Strait to the capital city of Wellington before 2 nights in the cultural and thermal wonderland of Rotorua. Another 2 nights in the tropical Bay of Islands before returning to Auckland, the City of Sails. A true highlights of New Zealand tour.
The Grand Pacific 14 day New Zealand Panorama tour explores the top locations and attractions on both the North and South Islands. Starting in Christchurch visit the deep south and Fiordland National Park, Queenstown, the West Coast Glaciers before crossing the Southern Alps on board the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train. Head north crossing the Cook Strait to the capital city of Wellington before 2 nights in the cultural and thermal wonderland of Rotorua before finishing in Auckland, the City of Sails.
Wander up one of the forty eight volcanic cones that make up the rolling landscape of Auckland for panoramic city views. Relax at Oriental Bay, Wellington's golden-sand inner city beach. Amble alongside the Avon River, as it runs through the heart of Christchurch. Each of New Zealand's major cities offers something unique and charming.
This extremely popular tour has been designed specifically for rail enthusiasts to enjoy the best of New Zealand at a relaxed pace. The itinerary includes a selection of breathtaking journeys, visiting many exciting attractions and includes a wide range of activities. Journey across the Southern Alps on board the TranzAlpine train, and enjoy the beautifully restored Glenbrook Railway vintage train. A highlight is an overnight experience aboard the Milford Mariner as you cruise across the majestic Milford Sound.
Journey across patchwork plains, over shimmering blue waters, through mist-shrouded forests and along roads handcarved into sheer mountainsides. A trip through glorious New Zealand features almost every type of natural landscape you can imagine, as you make your way to Auckland in the North Island from Christchurch in the South Island.
This classic New Zealand itinerary spans both North and South Islands, leading you through majestic panoramas from the glaciers of the West Coast to the sensational alpine landscapes of Lake Tekapo and Mt. Cook National Park, and the extraordinary geothermal fields of Rotorua. Glimpses of traditional Māori history and culture deepen your experience as you explore the marvellous Land of The Long White Cloud.
This epic New Zealand journey spans both Islands of this small, proud nation, revealing majestic snowcapped mountains, rugged coastlines, ice-blue lakes and sweeping rural vistas. Stories of the history and traditions of Māori culture and the intrepid settlers of Central Otago emerge as you travel from the stunning Bay of Islands in the north to the vibrant, multicultural city of Queenstown and awesome Milford Sound in the spectacular South Island.
Slumber under a star-studded sky in your private cabin on a Milford Sound cruiser, and stroll along deserted golden beaches in New Zealand’s only coastal national park. This comprehensive journey takes you through both North and South Islands to a wonderland of towering snowcapped mountains, ice-blue glaciers, pristine lakes and World Heritage sites of extraordinary volcanic activity, and reveals fascinating insights into the intriguing culture of the original inhabitants, the Māori.
All bookings for this tour require an additional NZD$500 deposit per person to secure the room on the overnight cruise.
This fully inclusive tour offers unbeatable value and provides excellent coverage of both the North and South New Zealand Islands. Beginning in Christchurch, discover the delights of the South Island such as Dunedin, Milford Sound and Queenstown, then spend 8 days touring the North Island visiting cultural Rotorua, the stunning Bay of Islands and finishing the tour in Auckland – the ‘City of Sails’. This tour is specially designed for the single traveller wanting to tour with like-minded individuals. A Tour Guide will accompany the tour to ensure the ice is broken from day one at the welcome dinner.