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.

Pukeiti Gardens, New Plymouth

Taranaki Garden Festival
5 Days

Departs 30 Oct 2021
The Taranaki Garden Festival tour visits a stunning array of private and public gardens, including Paloma Gardens ...

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Forgotten World Rail Carts

Forgotten World Discovery
3 Days

Departs 5 Nov 2021
Discover the forgotten world as we journey through historic rural towns of NZ. Travel on heritage railways ...

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Deck overlooking the bay at Great Barrier Lodge

Great Barrier Island – 12 November
3 Days

Departs 12 Nov 2021
Escape to tranquility as we tour the unspoiled beauty of Great Barrier Island. Visit Tryphena Harbour, Claris, ...

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Along Whanganui River at Night

Whanganui Historic Homes
4 Days

Departs 17 Nov 2021
Discover historic homes around Whanganui, on this tour guided by a local historian to showcase private properties ...

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Molesworth High Country Station

Molesworth High Country Station
5 Days

Departs 18 Nov 2021
Tour Molesworth Station, New Zealand's largest high country station. See old homesteads, wildlife, alpine lakes and Rainbow ...

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Boats in the Water at Port Fitzroy Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island – 19 November
3 Days

Departs 19 Nov 2021
Join us on this 3 day trip, as we escape via a scenic flight to one of ...

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Molesworth Rainbow Boundary at Molesworth High Country Station

Molesworth High Country Station – Group 2
5 Days

Departs 22 Nov 2021
Tour Molesworth Station, New Zealand's largest high country station. See old homesteads, wildlife, alpine lakes and Rainbow ...

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From Rangitoto looking towards Auckland

Hauraki Gulf Island Hopper
6 Days

Departs 25 Nov 2021
Stay five nights in Auckland as we spend each day cruising the islands of the Hauraki Gulf ...

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Mission Estate Winery

Hawkes Bay Historic Homes
5 Days

Departs 7 Dec 2021
Experience the story of NZ’s formative years by visiting beautiful homes built between 1870-1914, around the Hawkes ...

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Boats in the Water at Port Fitzroy Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island
3 Days

Departs 10 Dec 2021
Journey with us to one of the most unspoiled places; Great Barrier Island, with native flora and ...

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river with trees and bush on either side covered in lights

New Plymouth Festival of Lights
4 Days

Departs 20 Jan 2022
The TSB Festival of Lights transforms the beautiful setting of Pukekura Park into a magical illuminated night-time ...

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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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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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Riverside Market Christchurch

Christchurch Food Fiesta
4 Days

Departs 18 Feb 2022
Perfect for food lovers, this weekend is full of great food around Christchurch. In Akaroa, sample tasty ...

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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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Car at the 2020 Americarna Auto Festival

Americarna Auto Festival
4 Days

Departs 23 Feb 2022
Don’t miss Taranaki’s iconic celebration of American cars and motorbikes! The Americarna festival includes a range of ...

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Brick Bay

Great Tastes of Auckland
4 Days

Departs 1 Mar 2022
A food lover’s paradise – Auckland is home to world-class chefs, food producers and winemakers. Join us ...

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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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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 guided history & nature walk. We also ...

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Boats in the Water at Port Fitzroy Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island – March
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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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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Lavochkin La-9 flying over the mountain tops at Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds over Wanaka
5 Days

Departs 15 Apr 2022
Experience the world-class airshow, Warbirds over Wanaka. Featuring 80+ aircrafts including WWII warbirds, jets, aerobatic displays & ...

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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. Travel on heritage railways ...

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King Country Nature Encounter
4 Days

Departs 2 May 2022
Visit scenic natural and wildlife spots of the King Country including Otorohanga Kiwi House, Marokopa Falls, and ...

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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 which gives you the freedom to select your own dining ...

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Blind Bay Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island – May
3 Days

Departs 6 May 2022
Join us on this 3 day trip, as we escape via a scenic flight to one of ...

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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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Oysters at the Bluff Oyster & Food Festivals

Bluff Oyster Festival
4 Days

Departs 20 May 2022
Head to the bottom of the South for the iconic Bluff Oyster & Food Festival, fly into ...

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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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