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Enjoy a 2-3 day New Zealand tour or getaway

Planning a short break or getaway in New Zealand? These short tours offer lots of exciting options. Browse escorted tours and custom coach touring experiences that will allow you to make the most of your time.

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Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga Deluxe 3 day tour

3 days from Auckland to Auckland

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Highway on a beach
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 72 times in the last 7 days
 

Experience the Bay of Islands, tropical Northland including Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach plus the historic Waitangi Treaty grounds. A cruise to the hole in the rock is also included.

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Glaciers Overnight

2 days from Queenstown to Christchurch

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Arial view of Fox Glacier
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 1 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 80 times in the last 7 days
 

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

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3 day TranzAlpine Glaciers and Queenstown

3 days from Christchurch to Queenstown

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Franz Josef glacier, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 45 times in the last 7 days
 

From Christchurch you’ll cross the Southern Alps on board the world famous Tranz Alpine Scenic Train.  On reaching the ruggedly beautiful West Coast you’ll follow the coastline south to Franz Josef where you’ll spend the next 2 nights.  From your base in Franz Josef you’ll have time to explore the pristine wilderness of Westland Tai Poutini National Park and the fabulous glaciers.  Leaving the glacier region you’ll continue south through the stunning Haast Pass to the Southern Lakes region and the ‘Adventure Capital’ of Queenstown.

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2 day TranzAlpine and West Coast Glaciers to Queenstown

2 days from Christchurch to Queenstown

Tranzalpine Rail Route
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 1 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 122 times in the last 7 days
 

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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Christchurch to Milford Sound and Queenstown

3 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

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Milford Sound Scenic Cruise
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 31 times in the last 7 days
 

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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Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton 3 day experience

3 days from Auckland to Auckland

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Hobbiton, Matamata
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 16 times in the last 7 days
 

Visit Waitomo Caves, the Rotorua Agrodome, Te Puia, Mitai Maori Village, Hobbiton Movie Set and Wai-O-Tapu thermal area on this action packed 3 day tour.

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2 Day Bay of Islands Short Escape Tour

2 days from Auckland to Auckland

Port Russell, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 3 star - 1 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 19 times in the last 7 days
 

Experience the tropical Bay of Islands including the historic Waitangi Treaty grounds and a cruise to the hole in the rock.

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Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton 2 day experience

2 days from Auckland to Auckland

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Hobbiton, Matamata
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 1 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 9 times in the last 7 days
 

Visit Waitomo Caves, the Rotorua Agrodome, Te Puia, Mitai Maori Village and Hobbiton Movie Set on this 2 day fun filled tour.

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3 day West Coast Glaciers and TranzAlpine to Christchurch

3 days from Queenstown to Christchurch

Franz Josef glacier, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 14 times in the last 7 days
 

From Queenstown you’ll travel the Kawarau Gorge and spectacular Haast Pass to the pristine wilderness of the West Coast.  With 2 nights in Franz Josef you have time for a glacier adventure of your choosing.  From there continue north on the rugged West Coast road to Greymouth where you’ll catch the world renowned Tranz Alpine Scenic Train to Christchurch. 

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Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga 3 day Tour

3 days from Auckland to Auckland

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Cape Reinga New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 19 times in the last 7 days
 

This 3 day tour includes coach travel with Great Sights, a tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, a Russell mini tour, a full day adventure to Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach plus a Hole in the Rock Cruise.

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Alan & Rayleen Price, 8 day South Island Scenic Explorer, Travelled on 12th September 2020
We have now returned home from our holiday! It was wonderful, I must congratulate you on the holiday package you put together for us, you did exceptionally well. Thank You 🙏🙏🙂. All the private transfer people were exceptional and the...
Rachel Wilson, 5 day Southern Highlights with Milford Sound, Travelled on 19th July 2020
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