Here you can find all our small group escorted tours. These tours allow you to experience the diverse South Island of New Zealand without any worry about driving or missing your bus. On a fully escorted tour, all activities, accommodations, and an experienced driver-guide are included, leaving you with very little to worry about. If you need help connecting to the start of the tour our team of experts can help you manage an airport transfer or a domestic flight where required, do not hesitate to make contact.
Escape and enjoy New Zealand’s majestic South Island on this deluxe 10 day small group holiday. Begin your journey in the Garden City of Christchurch; marvel at the spectacular mountain ranges of Mount Cook; enjoy the Scottish heritage of Dunedin; cruise the magnificent fiord, Milford Sound; enjoy a relaxing two night stay in the year round resort town of Queenstown and witness the rugged Southern Alps of the mighty West Coast. Whether it’s your first time to New Zealand’s South Island or a repeat visit, the landscape continues to change and this comprehensive tour will allow you to sit back, relax and discover!
Celebrate Christmas with a difference with Grand Pacific's 11-day Ultimate Christmas tour. Travel in an intimate group of just 20, with a special Christmas-themed New Zealand adventure. Christmas will be celebrated in Queenstown after a returning from a wonderful Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise. Also included is a comprehensive range of prepaid attractions. So go ahead spoil yourself and let Santa come early this year.
Discover 100% Pure New Zealand on this Inspiring Journey through the bountiful natural treasures of the South Island. From the still waters of Milford Sound and snowcapped peaks of the Southern Alps to rolling hills and grassy plains of Central Otago, delve into the exquisite beauty of a land that has remained unchanged for millennia.
This tour takes you for 11 days of adventure around the South Island. Travelling with like-minded people, you will leave with new friends. The transport for this trip is second to none. With only 20 seats on a full-sized coach, you can only imagine the comfort and space as you witness New Zealand's most dramatic landscapes from the comfort of your seat.
On arrival into Christchurch, you will be met by a Grand Pacific representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy a complimentary pre-dinner drink as you meet your travelling companions.
Starting from Queenstown discover the best of the south’s spectacular scenery, five national parks and the wild West Coast’s rainforests and seascapes. Cruise on Milford Sound and cap off the day with an unforgettable flight back over the Alps. From Wanaka head to Lake Matheson, Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers. Experience untouched Paparoa National Park and return over Arthur’s Pass to Christchurch.
This 6-day Refresh@Route 65 program brings together a mix of wellbeing, adventure and a bit of adrenalin to give you a meaningful and spiritually uplifting experience. New Zealand is perhaps the only place on the planet that has modern-day comforts and wilderness married together in the best possible way.
This short journey will see you escape to Maruia River Retreat, that epitomizes the blend of luxury, wilderness with outstanding, hospitality. The stunning retreat, nature, wellbeing destination is situated by the banks of the Maruia River, nestled amidst 500 acres of wilderness and will be exclusive to your tour group.
NB: Full balance payment of this tour is required 60 days prior to the departure to secure lodgings at the unique Maruia River Retreat.
This ten-day journey showcases incredible landscapes & awe-inspiring natural wilderness along its route. Included are some once in a lifetime experiences such as the stargazing experience in the Southern Hemisphere's only International Dark Sky Reserve, cruise and spend the night on Doubtful Sound a UNESCO World Heritage Site and visit the largest automotive museum of this type in the world- Bill Richardson’s Transport World & Classic Motorcycle Mecca.
NB: Full balance payment of this tour is required 60 days prior to the departure to secure all itinerary inclusions.