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The Great New Zealand Touring Route

For those looking for spectacular scenery, unique Maori culture & authentic experiences, this phenomenal sample action packed self drive holiday truly showcases the best of New Zealand. 

Breath-taking views never cease to amaze!

From surreal volcanic landscapes, towering mountains & dramatic glaciers to beautiful lakes, golden beaches & pristine rainforests, the list goes on. Learn more about the history & Maori culture, visit charming laidback towns & cities and meet the friendly people as you travel this diverse and fascinating country. 

Simply place an enquiry today to create your perfect holiday in New Zealand! 

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Experience authentic New Zealand for yourself on this excellent 23 day itinerary. From Auckland to Christchurch, this active tour really does have it all! 

  • Cruise the incredibly beautiful Bay of Islands to 'Hole in the Rock'
  • Learn about fascinating Maori culture and be amazed by the geysers, mud pools & hot springs in Rotorua
  • Enjoy the sunrise over Napier from Te Mata Peak
  • Admire the spectacular scenery of the Southern Alps from the TranzAlpine Express
  • Get your adrenalin going with a jet boat ride on the Dart River
  • Be awed by towering Mitre Peak on atmospheric Milford Sound 

Ready to begin your New Zealand adventure? Complete the enquiry form to get started.

Lake Matheson

From £5,289 per person

What's included?

  • International flights from the UK
  • Hire car - compact automatic car
  • GPS device
  • All accommodation

All our tailor-made holidays are designed specially for you. Simply contact us to find out more!

Day 1 Depart from the UK

  • Consider a stopover in Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong or Los Angeles

Day 2 - 3 Auckland

  • Cross the Harbour Bridge for skyline views
  • Wander the boutiques & cafes of upmarket Parnell Village

Day 4 - 5 Bay of Islands

  • Visit the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Explore the stunningly beautiful coastline to the North 

Day 6 Bay of Islands - Auckland

  • Take a boat trip to the 'Hole in the Rock'
  • Overnight in Auckland

Day 7 Coromandel

  • Board the narrow gauge train at Driving Creek Railway 
  • Dig your own pool at Hot Water Beach

Day 8 - 9 Rotorua

  • Learn about Maori culture through performances & art 
  • Experience thermal bubbling lakes and geysers 

Day 10 Napier

  • Discover memorable Haka Falls 
  • Watch the sunrise from Te Mata Peak

Day 11 Wellington

  • Have a delicious meal in the culinary capital 

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Day 12 Blenheim

  • Take the ferry across the Cook Strait to the South Island
  • Experience some of the vineyards of Marlborough

Day 13 Christchurch

  • Try the crayfish in Kaikoura on the way
  • Arrive in Christchurch

Day 14 - 15 Franz Josef Glacier

  • Admire the spectacular views on board the TranzAlpine Express
  • Walk along the Waiho riverbed to appreciate the beauty and scale of the glacier 

Day 16 Wanaka

  • Enjoy the mirror-like reflections in stunningly beautiful Lake Matheson
  • Explore charming lakeside Wanaka 

Day 17 - 18 Queenstown

  • Thrilling jet boat ride on the Dart River

Day 19 Milford Sound & Te Anau

  • Cruise on the awe-inspiring Milford Sound
  • Overnight in peaceful Te Anau

Day 20 - 21 Dunedin

  • Learn about the history of illicit whisky making at the Hokanui Moonshine Museum in Gore
  • See yellow-eyed penguins on the Otago Peninsula

Day 22 Christchurch

  • Stop at the Moeraki Boulders 
  • Explore the inner city area

Day 23 Return to the UK

Simply email us today to begin your adventure in New Zealand!

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