Previous Tours & Short Breaks
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Wednesday 13 June – Monday 18 June 2018 ~ Bay of Islands Escape (6 Days)
Journey with us this winter to the Bay of Islands, rich in culture and history and blessed with a pristine natural environment. While touring this beautiful destination we visit Rawene, Russell one of the oldest European settlements in New Zealand, the Waitangi Treaty house and view Ngatokimatawhaorua, enjoy a cruise of inland waterway of Opua & Okiato, with the highlight of the trip visiting the most northern point of New Zealand, Cape Reinga.
COST: From $1590
Monday 23 July – Wednesday 1 August 2018 ~ Fiji Island Cruise (10 Days)
Looking to escape the cold New Zealand winter? Let’s go and enjoy the warm weather that Fiji has to offer at this time of the year. While here, we’ll enjoy a seven night cruise of the Yasawa and Mamanuca Islands. From Monuriki Island, where the Tom Hanks movie ‘Castaway’ was filmed, to the exclusive trip to the Narokorokoyawa or Sacred Islands where we’ll experience a Sevusevu (gift giving) ceremony, there is something for everyone on this cruise.
COST: From $4900
Saturday 1 September - Tuesday 11 September 2018 ~Classic Cars Tour (11 Days)
A car lover’s dream tour! This 11 day New Zealand tour showcases thousands of classic cars and memorabilia. We visit a wide variety of both public museums and private car collections including classic cars, tractors, trucks, motorcycles and aeroplanes, while touring our beautiful countryside at the same time.
COST: From $3790
Monday 17 September - Saturday 22 September 2018 ~Southern Explorer (6 Days)
Join us on our Southern Explorer Tour as we explore the beautiful lake and alpine areas around Queenstown. We will make several day trips over the 6 days visiting highlights such as Arrowtown, Glenorchy, Fiordland National Park, enjoying attractions such as a Milford Sound Cruise, Gibbston Valley wine tasting, the TSS Earnslaw and Walter Peak Station and much more. This is a tour you do not want to miss out on!
COST: From $2250
Sunday 28 October – Thursday 1 November 2018 (5 Days) ~ Molesworth Station (5 Days)
Molesworth Station is New Zealand’s largest farm at over 180,000 hectares and supports the country’s biggest herd of cattle. It is divided into two sections, and this tour will encompass both areas. The farm contains threatened native plants and animals and unique landforms. Our tour features; Alpine lakes, mountain passes, rivers, geological faults, 100 year old homesteads, native flora and fauna, plus the wildlife. A truly unbelievable tour.
COST: From $2190 per person
Saturday 24 November - Tuesday 27 November 2018 ~ Pacific Coast Highway (4 Days)
The Pacific Coast Highway, traversing the spectacular east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, is one of the great touring routes of the world. Linking the Coromandel, Bay of Plenty & Whakatane and Eastland with Auckland in the north and Hawke’s Bay in the south, the Pacific Coast Highway travels through a unique region where land and sea intermingle. Travelling around the Coromandel at this time of the year we see the full beauty of the Pohutukawa tree in full bloom. This stunning native tree adorns the coastline of the Coromandel Peninsula.
COST: From $1350
Sunday 23 December 2018 to Thursday 3 January 2019 ~ Christmas & New Year Combo (12 Days)
Join us for an extended break away over this year’s festive season. Travel to Wellington, before enjoying Christmas Day Lunch at Blenheim, bring in the New Year in Nelson, where we will explore what the Nelson & Tasman Region has to offer. This is a well balanced tour taking in the popular sights and activities, but all at a relaxed pace.
COST: From $3990
Sunday 23 December to Friday 28 December 2018 ~ Christmas Tour (6 Days)
This year, we are spending Christmas at the top of the South Island. We travel down to Wellington by coach and stay overnight, before cruising through the Marlborough Sounds on the Interislander. Christmas Day will be spent in Blenheim, situated in the heart of wine-growing Marlborough. We’ll also travel down the newly rebuilt State Highway 1 to Kaikoura, which was damaged in the November 2016 earthquake. We’ll stay in the alpine village of Hanmer Springs before making our way to Nelson for the final night of the tour.
COST: From $2150
Thursday 27 December 2018 - Thursday 3 January 2019 ~ New Year Tour (8 Days)
On this eight day New Year Stay Put, we are exploring the Nelson & Tasman region, with day trips each day including a cruise in the Abel Tasman National Park, visiting Eyebright Store, the Wearable Arts and Classic Cars Museum, a local brewery and the Nelson Lakes National Park. We also visit local gardens, museums and beaches while in Nelson, all at a leisurely pace. Travelling back from Nelson, we enjoy a stunning cruise onboard the Interislander, and spend a night in Wellington before returning home.
COST: From $2890
Saturday 12 January-Thursday 17 January 2019 ~Capital Explorer Tour (6 Days)
Wellington - a capital city of natural beauty, heritage architecture, art and culture. Wedged between bush-clad hills and a splendid natural harbour, Wellington enjoys an incomparable setting of ever-changing moods. On a clear day, the harbour sparkles but the arrival of southern storms can bring amazingly dramatic seas and winds. A vibrant city with a buzzing art, music, theatre and restaurant scene, designer and boutique shopping, Wellington is also home to the New Zealand Parliament and the national museum, Te Papa. On this six day tour, we’ll experience what Wellington has to offer, including visits to the Weta Workshop, and Zealandia, browsing the local produce at the Harbourside Market, a scenic drive through the Wairarapa countryside and concluding with a visit to the sunny Hawke’s Bay.
COST: From $1650
Friday 15 February - Monday 18 February 2019 ~ Art Deco Weekend (4 Days)
The largest of all Art Deco events in Napier is the Tremains Art Deco Festival in February. It includes over 250 events, hundreds of 1920s and 30s cars, aerobatic flying displays, railcar rides, great Gatsby picnics, dinner dance extravaganzas and free outdoor concerts to name a few. Many thousands of guests and locals alike dressed in Deco style bringing glamour to the city streets.
COST: From $1370