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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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Glacier Wonder

4 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 3 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 5 times in the last 7 days
 

A 4 day introduction to the South Island visiting Mt Cook National Park, 2 nights in Queenstown and a night in glacier country to explore the West Coast glaciers. A highlight is the renowned TranzAlpine scenic train journey crossing the Southern Alps. This tour can easily be customised to your suit you perfectly.

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Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 5 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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8 day Glacier and Queenstown Explorer

8 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Shotover Jet, Queenstown
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 7 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 5 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 and 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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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 6 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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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 7 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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Trains, Fiords and Glaciers

6 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Dunedin, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 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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Jennifer & Marjorie Kawi, Best of the North Tour, Travelled on 30th August 2019
Great trip! I would certainly recommend this! Apart from some minutes of uncertainty when we got dropped off at Matamata with minimal instructions as to pick up for the next location, everything was well-planned and organized. If you want to be able...
Stephen & Nina Warner, 5 day Southern Highlights Tour with Milford Sound, Travelled on 25th August 2019
A big thankyou to yourself, as the trip went like clockwork it was very well organised with the bookings, and the itinerary was very detailed and self explanatory which made the trip easy and simple to follow for first time travellers to NZ.A...
Brian & Natalie McDonnell, 8 day South Island Encounter, Travelled on 22nd June 2019
Kia Ora Shelley, Thank you so much for your help when we called you to plan our first trip to New Zealand. You were so helpful and knowledgeable with recommendations about ‘must see’ experiences during our visit. New Zealand is the most...

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