Experience New Zealand’s breathtaking wilderness on this exciting escorted tour that visits iconic Lord of the Rings locations as well as breathtaking natural splendour.
Select from Classic Style Tours or Signature Style Tours that range in duration from six to 17 days, offering luxurious coach or rail travel and personalized accommodation selection.
North Island holds an abundance of beauty that awaits discovery. Sky-high mountains meet serene lakes, volcanic landscapes blend seamlessly into rugged coastline and sprawling plains, and wildlife enthusiasts may spot gannets, whales, dolphins or seals among many other sights.
Queenstown is well known as New Zealand’s “adventure capital”, boasting historic, gastronomic and scenic attractions galore. Take a scenic cruise on Lake Wakatipu beneath the towering landscape of Remarkable Mountains; or stop in at one of Gibbston Valley vineyards for some grape tasting!
Fly round-trip to Milford Sound and explore this breathtaking fiord on an unforgettable scenic cruise. Your escorted tour guide will draw upon their vast knowledge to reveal all that New Zealand has to offer!
Discover the beauty of South Island on this guided tour! Discover ice caves and pinnacles on Franz Josef Glacier or Fox Glacier before climbing towering ice formations with your small group.
Journey from Greymouth to Christchurch by train on this scenic train journey, crossing Arthur’s Pass for breathtaking views of the rugged West Coast and dramatic gorges in the Southern Alps. Take in panoramic vistas while passing lush forests, mountains, and farmlands along your route.
Discover Dunedin’s Scottish heritage and historical architecture or spot seals, penguins, dolphins and albatrosses in Kaikoura on your escorted tour through New Zealand’s national parks. Wine tasting, gourmet dining and scenic cruises round out this trip that highlights New Zealand’s natural beauty as well as adventure opportunities.
Christmas & New Year
New Zealand’s diverse landscapes and rich culture create unforgettable destinations that are equally magical at Christmas and New Year as throughout the year. We’ll connect you with a top travel expert who can plan an itinerary incorporating New Zealand’s most breathtaking landmarks and experiences.
Experience Auckland’s annual Coca Cola Christmas in the Park or visit Orewa Twilight Market filled with handmade goods and local food products. Take part in fun events like Rhythm & Vines music festival or family-oriented Christmas productions!
New Zealand offers incredible natural highlights, from shimmering glaciers and fjord-lined lakes, to exploring Maori traditions and trekking around erupting geysers – its beauty never ceases to surprise! New Zealand offers something spectacular around every turn – make sure not to miss it on your travels!
Touring New Zealand by coach can be an effortless way to see all that it has to offer, with accommodation and breakfast included in their service. These tours also make travel quicker with professionally prepared itineraries that cover every imaginable location quickly.
Explore the tranquil Bay of Islands to spot captivating marine life while learning about indigenous Maori culture. Bathe in hot mud pools at Hobbiton to live out Lord of the Rings fantasies or tour Rotorua for breathtaking natural wonders that will leave you speechless!
Wander through the lush landscapes of South Island, from Christchurch’s revolutionary rebuilding after earthquakes to Queenstown’s action-packed thrills. Experience fjord and glacier cruises at World Heritage-listed Fiordland National Park or admire Franz Josef Glacier from Doubtful Sound.
Travel New Zealand and explore its remarkable landmarks and breathtaking scenery on an exciting sightseeing tour! Visit Middle-earth at Hobbiton movie set; stroll Auckland’s key sites; venture into glowworm-lit caves; and uncover Rotorua’s geothermal wonders – these and many other sights await you in New Zealand!
Visitors new to both Australia and New Zealand can experience both countries during a two-week crossover trip that encompasses their top sights and adventures. Start in Auckland’s hip neighborhoods for whale and dolphin watching before cruising the Bay of Islands, visiting spouting geysers, Rotorua’s real Middle-earth, Rotorua geysers spouting geysers, visiting Rotorua geysers spouting geysers, then fly onto South Island Queenstown known as adventure Capital where mountains, glaciers fiords meet adrenaline-fuelled activities abound! Finally Nelson stops along this epic road trip before continuing onto Nelson before finally ending Milford Sound for unforgettable adventures before Queenstown Queenstown stops including Nelson as well as visiting Nelson as well as Nelson itself – plus Nelson visits Nelson!
Glowworm caves are an unforgettable attraction when traveling through New Zealand. These dim-lit caverns become even more captivating with thousands of glow worms dotting the ceiling, creating an enchanting natural galaxy of twinkling blue lights.
There is also plenty to do in the region, from abseiling and black water rafting to experiencing adrenaline at the Waitomo Caves Zipline Park.
The caves are conveniently located an hour’s drive from Auckland and Hamilton, making them easily accessible for most travellers. To maximize convenience, book a tour that includes transportation. There are various tours online. Additionally, car rentals may also be an option.
Bay of Islands
The Bay of Islands, a subtropical paradise composed of 144 islands and white sand beaches, has long enthralled explorers and adventurers alike. Be inspired by New Zealand’s colonial history when you visit Waitangi Treaty Grounds or admire natural wonders like Haruru Falls and Wharepuke Falls or take an inspiring day trip out to Cape Reinga where the Pacific meets Tasman Sea!
Inland you will discover lush farmlands offering orange, kiwifruit and wine tasting experiences; or historic sites such as Christ Church and The Duke of Marlborough. Water activities abound – dolphin swimming, chartering a yacht and discovering charming coastal towns like Russell are just some ways to have fun on the water.
Hot Air Balloon Tours
Consider taking a hot air balloon flight for a more leisurely sightseeing adventure, typically available during warmer months from various locations.
Hot air ballooning in New Zealand is an unforgettable experience that you won’t soon forget, whether floating above Queenstown’s towering Southern Alps or Christchurch’s lush fields. Most operators operate out of North Island’s flatter regions with flights over an abundance of crops, forests and towns with lakes and rivers that you will surely remember fondly for years afterward.
Sunrise Balloons in Queenstown offers guests a thrilling chance to explore Queenstown from an altitude of 6,000ft with views of The Remarkables and Walter Peak. Starting early each morning, this interactive experience requires guests to help inflate the balloon with each passing moment of sunrise.