Visitors have been exploring on a New Zealand independent Tour with Thrifty Tours for over 30 years. Departing each and every day, these itineraries can be customised to suit your interests, schedule and budget. So if you like one of the itineraries but want alternative accommodations, inclusions or to stay longer in a location, we can do that. Just let us know what you want.
Thrifty Tours independent coach tours combine the best of escorted coach touring with the flexibility and freedom of a self-drive tour. One of the most popular ways to see New Zealand, you'll be able to explore every inch of the country at your own pace, without the hassle of driving yourself.
Visit iconic attractions and locations and off-the-beaten-track gems, while sitting back and enjoying the journey. Most coach sectors include informative commentary from your drivers and multiple photo stops along the way.
A more personal holiday
All Thrifty Tours coach holidays can be fully customised to suit you. You choose your preferred style of accommodation, the attractions you want to visit and your ideal time-frame. Then our experienced travel consultants work their magic to create a personalised itinerary for you!
During your tour you'll receive comprehensive support from our New Zealand based team who are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You will also receive a detailed itinerary that includes all your daily coach legs, transfers, activities and accommodation information plus lots more.