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Our range of New Zealand independent tours has something for everyone. These New Zealand tours can depart daily and can be modified to suit and offer true New Zealand independent travel options. See what you want to see, when you want to see it on our range of independent coach tours.

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5 day Fiordland Explorer

5 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Set sail out of Queenstown on the TSS Earnslaw
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 4 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 8 times in the last 7 days
 

Visit Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound the Glow Worm Caves and spare time in Queenstown on this 5 day Fiordland Explorer tour.

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2 day Kaikoura and Christchurch Tour

2 days from Wellington to Christchurch

Hagley Park Christchurch
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 1 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 7 times in the last 7 days
 

Take a 2 day getaway to New Zealand on this Thrifty Tours adventure from Wellington to Christchurch, including a spectacular whale-watching tour in Kaikoura.

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Wanaka New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 4 times in the last 7 days
 

Travel across the South Island to Queenstown on this 3 day independent coach tour. Highlights include the TranzAlpine scenic train, Frans Josef Glacier, the Gibbston Valley and Lakes Wanaka and Hawea.

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Lakeland

5 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Milford Sound, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 4 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 7 times in the last 7 days
 

This 5 day highlights tour includes Dunedin, Milford Sound including a cruise plus time in wonderful Queenstown before returning to Christchurch via Mt Cook National Park.

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Lakeland

5 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Milford Sound, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 4 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 4 times in the last 7 days
 

This 5 day highlights tour includes a visit to the charming city of Dunedin, a cruise on the stunning Milford Sound, plus some time exploring the wonderful resort of Queenstown before returning to Christchurch via Mt Cook National Park.

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8 day Glacier and Queenstown Explorer

8 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Shotover Jet, Queenstown, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 7 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 4 times in the last 7 days
 

Arrive into Christchurch then cross the Southern Alps on board the Tranz Alpine train. Explore the West Coast Glaciers before heading south to Queenstown where you enjoy a Shotover Jet Boat ride ad time to explore at leisure. Onto Mt Cook National Park to enjoy a Tasman Glacier tour and then return to Christchurch.

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Trains, Fiords and Glaciers

6 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Queenstown, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 5 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 8 times in the last 7 days
 

Spoil yourself with a trip to beautiful fiords, stunning glaciers and the best scenic rail routes of New Zealand's South Island.

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6 day Southern Express

6 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Milford Sound cruise, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 5 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 7 times in the last 7 days
 

Experience Dunedin, Queenstown, Milford Sound and the Glaciers on this 6 day itinerary. Includes the Taieri Gorge Train trip, a Milford Sound day tour including a 2 1/2 hour nature cruise and the famous Tranz Alpine train.

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6 day Dunedin, Milford Sound, Queenstown and Mt. Cook

6 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 5 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 4 times in the last 7 days
 

This 6 day tour starts and finishes Christchurch and includes a visit to Dunedin, the Taieri Gorge Train trip, a day tour to Milford Sound then Queenstown to Mt Cook to Christchurch with Great Sights coaches.

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2 Day Hobbiton Movie Set, Waitomo Caves & Rotorua

2 days from Auckland to Auckland

Hobbit Hole
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 1 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 8 times in the last 7 days
 

This tour explores Hobbiton and the shire, the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua and offers a visit to world famous limestone formations of Waitomo.

 

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Customer Reviews

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Sheila and Satish Rao, TranzAlpine Glaciers and Queenstown, Travelled on 16th March 2020
We enjoyed every minute of our TranzAlpine and Queenstown your. Jo did an outstanding job of organizing our itinerary and everything went smoothly.
Edgar Frank Walter & Maria Jandira de Camargo Mancuso, Contrasts of New Zealand, Travelled on 10th March 2020
We loved New Zealand and the tour was well prepared and everything worked fine. We had, however, some communication problems during the tour. But on the last days of the tour, Christina took over our trip and gave us excellent support.
John & Laurel Godfrey, Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga Deluxe tour, Travelled on 7th March 2020
The places we visited were lovely (as was all of NZ) and the Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga Deluxe tour was really good. I have no criticism of the places and all we saw • You need to revise your outline to show that people travelling need to get...

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