Short Breaks

Explore our extensive range of Short Breaks across all areas of New Zealand.
Short Breaks are tours of up to five days in duration generally escorted by one of our experienced tour leaders.

Take your pick from an array of destinations with some classic favourites alongside some off-the-beaten track locations and more unusual inclusions.

Leisure Time Tours Short Break trip to Lake Waikaremoana

Lake Waikaremoana & Gentle Annie
5 Days

Departs 9 Feb 2022
Travel with us on the Gentle Annie route through historically rich areas. See Te Urewera National Park, ...

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From Rangitoto looking towards Auckland

Hauraki Gulf Island Hopper
6 Days

Departs 10 Feb 2022
Stay five nights in Auckland as we spend each day cruising the islands of the Hauraki Gulf ...

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Forgotten World Rail Carts

Forgotten World Discovery
3 Days

Departs 12 Feb 2022
Discover the forgotten world as we journey through historic rural towns of NZ. Travel on heritage railways ...

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Classic Car taking part in Art Deco Weekend Napier

Art Deco Festival Weekend
4 Days

Departs 18 Feb 2022
Visit Napier's Art Deco Festival to soak up all things from the 20's and 30's including fashion, ...

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Molesworth Rainbow Boundary at Molesworth High Country Station

Molesworth High Country Station
5 Days

Departs 22 Feb 2022
Tour Molesworth Station, New Zealand's largest high country station. See old homesteads, wildlife, alpine lakes and Rainbow ...

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Hokitika Wildfoods Festival Group dressed up

Hokitika Wild Food Festival
4 Days

Departs 10 Mar 2022
Join other like minded people on this tour to Hokitika, experience this over 30 year old food ...

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Awatere Valley

Molesworth High Country Station
5 Days

Departs 16 Mar 2022
Travel deep into the country to discover the largest farm in New Zealand high up in the ...

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Balloons over Waikato

Balloons over Waikato
4 Days

Departs 17 Mar 2022
Visit the Waikato during the annual Balloons over Waikato festival, this is an iconic must-do event that ...

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Kapiti Island Coast Line

Kapiti Coast & Island Explorer
4 Days

Departs 18 Mar 2022
Enjoy a cruise from Paraparaumu to Kapiti Island for a history & nature walk. Also visit Zealandia ...

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Boats in the Water at Port Fitzroy Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island
3 Days

Departs 22 Mar 2022
Take a scenic flight over to one of the most unique and unspoiled places in New Zealand; ...

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People walking along Medlands Beach on Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island
3 Days

Departs 25 Mar 2022
Join us on this 3 day trip, as we escape via a scenic flight to one of ...

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Along Whanganui River at Night

Whanganui Historic Homes
4 Days

Departs 30 Mar 2022
Discover historic homes around Whanganui, on this tour guided by a local historian to showcase private properties ...

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Hahei Beach in the Coromandel at Sunrise

Coromandel Sights & Beaches
5 Days

Departs 9 Apr 2022
Our Coromandel Tour includes some of the best sights; Matarangi, Buffalo Beach, Whitianga, Cathedral Cove, Hot Water ...

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New Plymouth Coastal Foreshore with Mountain in Background

Easter Escape to Taranaki
5 Days

Departs 14 Apr 2022
Travel to Taranaki stopping at the Waitomo caves for an adventure on the way. While in Taranaki ...

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Mission Estate Winery

Hawkes Bay Historic Homes
5 Days

Departs 20 Apr 2022
Experience the story of NZ’s formative years by visiting beautiful homes built between 1870-1914, around the Hawkes ...

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Medlands Beach Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island
3 Days

Departs 22 Apr 2022
Join us on Great Barrier Island this April to experience this unique and unspoiled island just outside ...

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Forgotten World Rail Carts

Forgotten World Discovery – April
3 Days

Departs 28 Apr 2022
Discover the forgotten world as we journey through historic rural towns of NZ travelling on heritage railways ...

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King Country Nature Encounter
4 Days

Departs 2 May 2022
Visit scenic natural wildlife spots in the King Country including Otorohanga Kiwi House & a private sunset ...

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Fiordland Navigator on Doubtful Sound

Doubtful Sound Explorer
5 Days

Departs 5 May 2022
Explore the beauty and tranquility of Doubtful Sound on a 2-night cruise in the heart of Fiordland, ...

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Interislander ferry sailing between North and South Island New Zealand

Top of the South Value Tour
5 Days

Departs 6 May 2022
Enjoy a well-priced short South Island tour that gives you the freedom to select your own dining ...

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Beach at Awana Bay on Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island
3 Days

Departs 6 May 2022
Take a short trip from Auckland to the stunning island of Great Barrier. Full of unique and ...

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Scenic East Cape
5 Days

Departs 13 May 2022
Discover the Scenic East Cape, the easternmost point of New Zealand’s North Island, full of historical sites ...

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People running and biking along Wellington Waterfront

Wellington Winter Escape
5 Days

Departs 8 Jun 2022
You can't beat Wellington on a good day, and it's the perfect location for a Winter Escape. ...

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Fieldays Aerial Shot

Rural Roadtrip
5 Days

Departs 14 Jun 2022
Based out of Rotorua, enjoy the best of rural Waikato with a day at the National Fieldays ...

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Group on walking tour through Napier

Winter Art Deco Festival
4 Days

Departs 15 Jul 2022
Napier's Winter Art Deco Festival attracts visitors keen to partake in all things vintage with events, parties ...

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Northern Explorer Train going past Mt Ruapehu

Central Plateau & Forgotten Highway
4 Days

Departs 8 Aug 2022
Come and celebrate winter in the heart of Tongariro, with two nights at the Chateau Tongariro, journey ...

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Hokianga

Northern Highlights Value Tour
6 Days

Departs 7 Sep 2022
Discover the historic and beautiful Northland and Bay of Islands on this reasonably priced getaway, with the ...

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Golden bay

Top of the South Value Tour – September
5 Days

Departs 9 Sep 2022
Explore the top of the South in this quick 5 day getaway with your choose of additional ...

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Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes

Glacier & Southern Lakes Value Tour
6 Days

Departs 12 Sep 2022
Explore the Southern Lakes of the South Island on this great value tour with the opportunity to ...

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The Square, palmertson North Aerial View

Central North Island Highlights Value Tour
6 Days

Departs 13 Sep 2022
Discover the Central North Island with us on this great value tour! You also have the chance ...

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Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui

East Coast to West Coast Highlights Value Tour – September
6 Days

Departs 17 Sep 2022
Take a relaxing journey around highlight spots of the North Island, travelling from East Coast to West ...

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Design being showed off on stage at the World of WearableArt Awards Show

World of WearableArt© Awards Show
4 Days

Departs 29 Sep 2022
Come with us to discover the World of WearableArt, where the most imaginative creations can be found ...

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TSB Festival of Lights - close up of Hybycozo

New Plymouth Festival of Lights
4 Days

Departs 19 Jan 2023
The TSB Festival of Lights transforms the beautiful setting of Pukekura Park into a magical illuminated night-time ...

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