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.

Friday 6 September – Saturday 14 September 2019 ~ 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 $4390

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Thursday 19 September – Wednesday 25 September 2019 ~ Southland & Stewart Island (7 Days)

Discover the deep south.  A rugged and ever-changing landscape of rocky bluffs, enchanting forests, beautiful sandy beaches, a wealth of wildlife and spectacular views.  This is a world where nature dominates a land secluded and untouched.

COST:  From $3190

 Book and pay in full by Wednesday 22 May 2019 and receive a $100.00 discount per person!

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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!

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Monday 18 November – Sunday 1 December 2019 ~ Southern Spectacular (14 Days)

Circumnavigate the Southern Alps, crossing at the head via Arthurs Pass, travelling the rugged West Coast and through the southern fiords. On the journey back north we travel through the Mackenzie Basin to the base of the majestic Mt Cook and back onto Canterbury Plains and then Christchurch City.

COST:  From $5850

 Book and pay in full by Monday 22 July 2019 and receive a $150.00 discount per person!

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Sunday 24 November – Sunday 1 December 2019 ~ Southern Splendour (8 Days)

The Southern Splendour tour includes the spectacular scenery of Queenstown and the Wakatipu Basin, the majestic Milford Sound, Dunedin – the Edinburgh of the south, the Mackenzie Country, including Mount Cook – the tallest mountain in the Southern Hemisphere and finishing in Christchurch – the Garden City.

COST:  From $2890

 Book and pay in full by Friday 26 July 2019 and receive a $125.00 discount per person!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Group discounts are available for bookings over 10 passengers. Please enquire for details.