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The South Island of New Zealand is home to much of the country's iconic scenery and attractions. Visit the West Coast Glaciers, Queenstown, Wanaka, Mt. Cook, Milford Sound & more.
The North Island of New Zealand has it all from the cosmopolitan cities of Auckland & Wellington to the Islands & beaches of Northland and the fun and adventure of Rotorua.
Explore the diversity of New Zealand as you travel across the North & South Islands. Let us design your great adventure or get some ideas from these suggestions.
From Queenstown our tours explore Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound, the West Coast Glaciers and more iconic South Island sights.
Explore a great range of tours from Auckland. From the tropical Bay of Islands to Waitomo Caves, Rotorua, Hobbiton movie set and more.
Tour New Zealand's Iconic South Island including Kaikoura, Mt. Cook National Park, Queenstown, Tekapo, Milford Sound, Fox Glacier & much more.
Enjoy 5 days exploring New Zealand's South Island with this excellent independent touring itinerary. Journey from Christchurch in a loop around the South Island. Cruise through Milford Sound, visit Mt. Cook National Park, explore the West Coast glaciers, and travel on the TranzAlpine scenic train.
Explore the highlights of the central North Island. Take a tour through the Waitomo Caves, have fun at the Rotorua Agrodome, a cultural introduction at Te Puia and dinner at Mitai Maori Village. No North Island trip would be complete without exploring the Hobbiton Movie Set.
Cross the Southern Alps on board the world famous TranzAlpine Scenic Train then 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 Glacier Country, You continue south to the Southern Lakes region and the ‘Adventure Capital’ of Queenstown.
This 10 day tour follows the classic route around the South Island but with an extended stay in Mt Cook National Park. Includes Queenstown. Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers as well as a journey on the TranzAlpine Scenic Train across the Southern Alps.
The incredible TranzAlpine Scenic Train will take you across the southern Alps and onto the Wild West Coast and Franz Josef township. Travel South through Mt. Aspiring National Park to Queenstown and enjoy a day trip and cruise into Milford Sound before returning to Christchurch via Mt. Cook National Park.
Includes coach travel with Great Sights to Paihia and a tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, a full day adventure to Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach and a cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock.
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Check out these tour ideas that will take you through movie locations include LOTR & Hobbit activities such as Hibbiton, Weta Worskshops, Safaris of the Scenes & more.
We have lots of great tour ideas visiting all the top spots across New Zealand. We can customize with different accommodations and activity ideas or add more days in your favourite spots.