23 Days / 22 Nights
From NZ$11,790 per person
    • Enjoy seeing New Zealand at a leisurely pace with a group of like-minded travellers.  Maximum 18 people.
      This tour is extremely popular and books out months in advance.

      Highlights

      • Explore Russell, the first capital of New Zealand
      • Travel the dramatic highway through the Karangahake Gorge
      • Discover the bush-fringed lakes of Rotorua’s Lake Rotoiti and Lake Tarawera
      • Experience the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua
      • Visit the thundering Huka Falls and Wairakei geothermal power station
      • Take in the expansive views of three active volcanoes from Lake Taupo
      • Enjoy the wilderness of the Tongariro National Park in the central North Island
      • Explore New Zealand’s creative capital, Wellington
      • Take a memorable photograph of the Church of the Good Shepard on the shores of the
        turquoise-hued Lake Tekapo
      • See New Zealand’s highest mountain in the Aoraki/Mt Cook region
      • Drive through the diverse beauty of the Lindis Pass and Kawarau Gorge
      • Experience pure New Zealand at its finest with a visit to Fiordland, Mt Aspiring, Tai Poutini Westland
        and Arthur’s Pass National Parks
      • Learn about Arrowtown’s place in New Zealand’s gold mining history
      • Explore the shores of the Great Southern Lakes of Wakatipu, Wanaka and Hawea
      • Take a walk through thick beech mountain forests in Haast Pass
      • Get up close and personal with the breath-taking Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier
      • Walk through native New Zealand rainforests and experience the powerful blow holes at the
        Punakaiki Pancake rocks
      • Drive the dramatic Otira Gorge highway to Arthur’s Pass and say hello to New Zealand’s cheeky
        mountain parrot, the Kea.

      Departure Dates

      14 Nov, 12 Dec, 5 Jan 2020 (limited), 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan (limited), 2 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov

    • Day 1:  Auckland's West Coast - Hokianga Harbour
      After meeting everybody in Auckland your New Zealand adventure begins with a real local’s treat, Muriwai Beach on the West Coast, a Kiwi favourite. Follow your guide for a short stroll along the headland for stunning views of the Tasman Sea and gannet colony on the nearby clifftops.

      Day 10:   Wellington - Nelson
      We cruise on the Interislander ferry across Cook Strait and into beautiful Queen Charlotte Sound to Picton to plant our feet firmly on “Te Waka a Maui”, the South Island. Our first port of call is Forrest Wines for tasting and lunch with a local right in the heart of the world famous Marlborough sauvignon blanc region.

      Day 19:  Franz Josef - Punakaiki
      Your morning is free to discover Glacier Country and Westland, right in the heart of Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area. Walk to the Franz Josef Glacier Valley lookout take a guided wildlife cruise out on Okarito lagoon in search of the Kotuku - White Heron.

      • Comfortable, air conditioned coaches (max 18 travellers)
      • Quality accommodation handpicked for the best views and __cpLocation, porterage included
      • Daily breakfasts
      • 3 special lunches
      • 1 picnic lunch in Abel Tasman National Park
      • 1 scenic flight - Milford Sound to Queenstown6 cruises - Hokianga Harbour, Hole in the Rock & Cape Brett,
        Lake Rotoiti, Interislander Ferry, Abel Tasman National Park, Milford Sound
      • Entry to Matakohe Kauri Museum
      • Waitangi Treaty House
      • Kawiti Glowworm Caves
      • Wai-O-Tapu, Rotorua
      • Marlborough Wine Tasting
      • Tiritiri Matangi Island Wildlife Discovery Cruise
      • Waiheke Wine Tour
      • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
      • Cape Reinga Half Day Tour
      • Rotorua Treetop Canopy Tour
      • White Island Active Volcano Helicopter Landing
      • Te Po Maori Indigenous Evening Hangi/Dinner
      • Guided Electric Bike Tour of Wellington
      • Wellington - Zealandia Wildlife Sanctuary by Night
      • Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour

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