New Zealand Tours
This year we are offering a variety of New Zealand tours visiting destinations we have not offered before and also the return of our popular favourites. For 2019/2020 we are offering more South Island Tours; we are still offering our full South Island Tour, but we thought long and hard of other destinations in the South Island we have not visited in detail…..and we have come up with some fantastic tours.
Our Guaranteed Twin Share price is available for those passengers willing to share with another single traveller of the same gender. If there isn’t another passenger of the same gender to share with we GUARANTEE our twin share price.
Monday 18 November – Monday 25 November 2019 ~ Wild West Coast (8 Days)
Journey with us to the West Coast, or ‘the Coast’ as locals call it. The Coast offers some of New Zealand’s most ruggedly beautiful scenery. Only 70km at its widest point but 600km long, it is a wild place of rivers, rainforests, glaciers and hidden gems. Experience the wild west of New Zealand, an adventure to remember!
COST: From $3230
Book and pay in full by Monday 22 July 2019 and receive a $100.00 discount per person!
Tuesday 24 December 2019 – Friday 3 January 2020 ~ Christmas & New Year Tour (11 Days)
Come celebrate the festive season with us. Starting in Hamilton we visit Taupo to enjoy the Haka Falls River Cruise, before travelling to Tongoriro, Where we will stay at the Chateau Tongariro for Christmas day. We’ll also enjoy four nights in Napier with some sightseeing including a ride aboard the Hawkes Bay Express and a visit to the Gannets of Cape Kidnappers. Our journey continues to the western side of the North Island, where we will stay in Whanganui for four nights. The tour will conclude by traversing the country aboard the Northern Explorer.
COST: From $3890
Book and pay in full by Monday 26 August 2019 and receive a $150.00 discount per person!
Friday 27 December 2019 – Friday 3 Janurary 2020 ~ New Year Tour (8 Days)
Why not celebrate the New YEar exploring the lower North Island? During this eigh day tour, we traverse Napier and Whanganui, enjopying attractions includeing the Gannet Safari, Mission Estate Winery, the Tui Brewery, Durie Hill Elevator, Bushy Park Wildlife Sanctuary, and Bason Botanic Gardens just to name a few.
COST: From $2750
Book and pay in full by Thursday 29 August 2019 and receive a $100.00 discount per person!
Wednesday 12 February – Monday 17 February 2020 ~ Northern Wanderer (6 Days)
Spectacular yet diverse coastlines, marine reserves, kauri forests, and two oceans that collide make Northland an unmissable and unforgettable destination. Subtropical Northland is a land of contrasts where every area is steeped in history. Our six day Northland Discovery tour will explore the different areas of Northland including the west coast of Northland, home to ancient kauri forests, wild windswept harbours, giant sand dunes; the historical sites of Kerikeri, the beachside resort of Taipa and Doubtless Bay, Whangarei in the south, and everywhere in between.
COST: From $2090
Book and pay in full by Tuesday 15 October 2019 and receive a $75.00 discount per person!
Wednesday 8 April -Sunday 19 April 2020 ~South Island Explorer Tour (12 days)
The South Island has an unparalleled variety of landscapes from the changing landscapes through Arthurs Pass, the majestic Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, to the stunning views across Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown and the Remarkable Mountains. One of the highlights of this tour is the Warbirds over Wanaka Airshow. Ranked in the top four Warbirds Airshows in the world and with certainly the most spectacular scenery! A background of epic mountains and the magnificent Clutha River valley, this event is a must do for everyone – not just the aviation enthusiast!
COST: From $4660
Book and pay in full by Thursday 10 December 2019 and receive a $125.00 discount per person!
Thursday 23 July – Thursday 30 July 2020 ~Stewart Island Discovery Expedition (8 days)
Discover New Zealand’s third and southernmost island – Stewart Island. Each day will bring something new – rambles along deserted beaches, wildlife encounters, kayaking, guided walks through lush rainforest, cruises in the stabicraft, or, if you prefer, the opportunity to relax on deck amidst the sensations, scenes and moods that is the island. Following your voyage from Bluff, you’ll explore Stewart Island’s eastern shoreline, including the renowned wildlife sanctuary of Ulva Island.
COST: From $3990
Friday 4 September – Saturday 12 September 2020 ~ Preservation Inlet Cruise (9 days)
An ultimate voyage of discovery, an exploration of five of New Zealand’s southernmost and seldom visited fiords; Chalky and Preservation Inlets as well as the stunning Doubtful, Dusky and Breaksea Sounds. A hidden gem of New Zealand, this is definitely a cruise of a lifetime.
COST: From $4590
Monday 12 October 2020 – Friday 23 October 2020 ~ New Zealand Railway Adventure (8 Days)
New Zealand offers many superb train journeys, many of which we will include on this rail adventure. Traverse through the central North Island onboard the Northern Explorer; journey on the world-renowned Tranz Alpine from Christchurch through the majestic Southern Alps to Greymouth on the West Coast and experience the Taieri Gorge Railway which features engineering wonders through the hinterlands of Dunedin. We also make stops at small private railways, perfect for all train enthusiasts.
COST: From $5870
Book and pay in full by Monday 15 June 2020 and receive a $150.00 discount per person!
Saturday 21 October 2020 – Friday 12 November 2020 ~ New Zealand Garden Extravaganza (14 Days)
Take in the stunning beauty of New Zealand with a garden tour of New Zealand’s parks, gardens and reserves. Spend time with gardeners passionate about their craft and learn about their garden design, motivations and plant choice as they introduce you to their private property. New Zealand has a treasure trove of beautiful gardens of national and regional significance – both public and private. This tour includes two well-known gardening events; the Taranaki Garden Festival, and the Garden Marlborough Festival.
COST: From $6050
Book and pay in full by Friday 3 July 2020 and receive a $150.00 discount per person!
Thursday 26 November – Wenesday 9 December 2020 ~ Wonderous Walks of New Zealand (14 Days)
New Zealand has an extensive network of walking trails for all abilities and is a real treat for lovers of the great outdoors. There are a huge variety of walking opportunities, from more relaxed gentle strolls to challenging day walks through sub-tropical bush or energetic treks into alpine environments. This 14 day tour includes walks in both the North and South Island and offers options for those who don’t wish to walk or may want to rest up.
COST: From $5,450
Book and pay in full by Tuesday 29 June 2020 and receive a $150.00 discount per person!
Group discounts are available for bookings over 10 passengers. Please enquire for details.