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Enjoy a 2-3 day New Zealand tour or getaway

Planning a short break or getaway to 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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Glaciers overnight

2 days from Queenstown to Christchurch

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Fox Glacier
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 1 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 33 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 Tranz Alpine Scenic Train

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Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton 3 day tour

3 days from Auckland to Auckland

Agrodome, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 20 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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Waitomo, Rotorua and Hobbiton 2 day experience

2 days from Auckland to Auckland

Agrodome, Rotorua
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 4 star - 1 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 20 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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Bay of Islands, Haka Tours
Haka Tours
 New Zealand small group tour
 Backpacker Accommodation - 2 nights
  Pre and post tour options? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 13 times in the last 7 days
 

Experience New Zealand's North Island and soak up the never-ending sunshine. With plenty of stops along the way and a great range of activities to experience, head out to swim with dolphins or jump out of a plane for a skydive. There are so many ways to discover the incredible north.

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

Journey through the heart of the North Island on this 3 day tour from Auckland to the capital city of Wellington.  Highlights along the way include Waitomo Caves, the unique Maori culture and the art deco city of Napier.

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3 day Glaciers and TranzAlpine Queenstown to Christchurch

3 days from Queenstown to Christchurch

TranzAlpine train, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 26 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 TranzAlpine Scenic Train to Christchurch. 

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2 Day Auckland, Waitomo Caves and Rotorua Tour

2 days from Auckland to Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 1 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 16 times in the last 7 days
 

Experience the best of Auckland, the city of sails, with a city tour including magnificent views from the Sky Tower and a harbour dinner cruise. Day 2 will see you venture south to the remarkable Waitomo Caves, then to Rotorua to explore the Maori culture, farming fun and geothermal wonders of the region before returning to Auckland.

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Christchurch to Milford Sound and Queenstown

3 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

Arial View of Queenstown
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Hotel 3 star - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 19 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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3 day Tranz Alpine and West Coast Glaciers to Queenstown

3 days from Christchurch to Queenstown

Tranzalpine train, New Zealand
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 2 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 12 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 Tranz Alpine and West Coast Glaciers to Queenstown

2 days from Christchurch to Queenstown

View from the top, Fox Glacier
Thrifty Tours
 New Zealand independent tour
 Motels - 1 nights
  Customisable? YES Enquire Enquire
 Viewed 19 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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