New Zealand Explored

Small Group Holiday



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Visit both North and South Island in beautiful New Zealand and explore the country from the Bay of Islands to Queenstown and many places in between. Visit Rotorua and perhaps tackle the stunning tackle the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Wellington, Nelson with its wineries and Abel Tasman National Park are next, before a spot of whale watching in Kaikoura. After Christchurch you travel to the west coast to see the Pancake Rocks, the Blowholes and of course the Franz Josef Glacier. Your tour of New Zealand isn't over yet as many activities await in Queenstown, along with a cruise on Milford Sound and explorations of the lakes, stream and glaciers surrounding Aoraki / Mt Cook.

Activity / Theme


Culture, Nature & Wildlife, Mixed-Activity

New Zealand

Comfort Level

Physical Rating


Leisurely / Moderate


Ferry, Van


Hotel (3 nights), Motel (2 nights) Lodge (16 nights)

Months of Operation

January, February, March, April, October, November, December


DAY 1 Start Auckland
DAY 2 Bay of Islands, Evening Harbour cruise
DAY 3 Bay of Islands, optional activities
DAY 4 To Rotorua
DAY 5 Rotorua, optional activities
DAY 6 Maori Art & Cultural Centre, Taupo optional activities
DAY 7 Mt Ruapehu optional activities
DAY 8 To Wellington
DAY 9 Ferry & drive to Nelson
DAY 10 Nelson optional activities
DAY 11 Kaikoura optional activities
DAY 12 To Christchurch
DAY 13 Pancake Rocks and the Blowholes, to Greymouth
DAY 14 To Franz Josef
DAY 15 Franz Josef optional activities
DAY 16 To Queenstown via Lake Wanaka
DAYS 17-18 Queenstown optional activities
DAY 19 Milford Sound Cruise
DAYS 20-21 Mt Cook optional activities
DAY 22 End Christchurch


6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners
Bay of Islands - Evening Harbour cruise
Rotorua - Te Puia Maori Art & Cultural Centre
Mt Ruapehu: Scenic flights over volcanos (From price) Minimum 2 pax
Wellington - Te Papa Museum
Wellington: Scenic Cruise through Marlborough Sound across to the North Island
Kaikoura Seal Colony
Pancake Rocks and Blowhole
Kiwi House
Lake Matheson
Arrowtown Visit
Milford Sound - Cruise

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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