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.
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!
Saturday 25 April – Monday 11 May 2020 ~ Classic New Zealand Small Group Tours (17 days)
Join us for a 17-day Small Group Journey that will take you on an adventure like no other. Experience the breath-taking scenery of snow-capped Alps, wander through lush tropical rainforests and relax on wide sandy beaches. You will learn how this beautiful land has been shaped by ancient volcanoes and southern seas, by Maori warriors and colonial settlers. Friendly local guides will share their cultural, historical and ecological expertise as you travel throughout Aotearoa – ‘the land of the long white cloud’.
COST: $6,900 – Single supplement +$2,750
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 (12 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 31 October 2020 – Friday 13 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!
Tuesday 27 October 2020 – Monday 09 November 2020 ~ 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 $5,450
Book and pay in full by Monday 29 July 2020 and receive a $150.00 discount per person!
Thursday 26 November – Wednesday 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 the 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.