Enjoy the flexibility to follow your own path at your own pace with the peace of mind that comes with knowing everything is arranged in advance by experienced travel professionals. Take an independent coach tour with Thrifty New Zealand.
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 best of the North Island. Cruise the sheltered waters of the Bay of Islands, visit the top of the country at Cape Reinga, explore ancient limestone caves, discover a pre-European Maori Village and enjoy a drink at the Green Dragon Inn after your tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set.
This 6 day tour is great tour for people with limited time who wish to experience as much as they can around the Auckland area. Learn about New Zealand's history, cruise around the Bay of Islands, travel to Rotorua via the famous Waitomo glow worm caves and experience New Zealand's geothermal capital before returning to Auckland.
A 4 day introduction to the South Island including Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown. Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers and the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey. An ideal tour to customise to your own schedule.
A great adventure around Queenstown and Fiordland. Perfect for all ages, this tour includes a balance of adrenaline, nature, relaxation and premium accommodation. Starting with a cruise of Milford Sound before a few days exploring Fiordland. Enjoy an often forgotten gem, Te Anau and after your 2-night stay, you'll head back to Queenstown to make the most of all the adventures awaiting you. All activities and elements in this tour are interchangeable and if there's something you'd like to add then just let us know.
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.
A 5 day introduction to the South Island including Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown. Fiordland, Milford Sound and the West Coast Glaciers and the Tranz Alpine Scenic Train journey.An ideal tour to customise to your own schedule.
A 4 day introduction to the South Island including Mt Cook National Park, Queenstown and the West Coast Glaciers. A highlight will be your journey on board the famous TranzAlpine scenic train across the South Island.
Journey through the heart of the North Island on this 5 day tour from Auckland to the capital city of Wellington. Highlights along the way include Waitomo Caves, the unique Maori culture and the art deco city of Napier.