AITO: The Association of Independent Tour Operators

New Zealand by Discover the World

Mitre Peak, Milford Sound © Canterbury Trails

New Zealand has been gifted with much more than its fair share of natural splendours and it's a challenge to design a holiday which includes just the right balance of travel, activities and sights. Whether you want to explore independently or join an escorted tour, our accredited Tourism New Zealand Kiwi specialists know this beautiful country well and will help you plan an itinerary to suit you. Yes, it's a long way to go. But that's partly what makes New Zealand such a fabulous destination. Make it a three- or four-week holiday and you have the makings of a trip-of-a-lifetime.

New Zealand has been gifted with much more than its fair share of natural splendours and it's a challenge to design a holiday which includes just the right balance of travel, activities and sights. Whether you want to explore independently or join an escorted tour, our accredited Tourism New Zealand Kiwi specialists know this beautiful country well and will help you plan an itinerary to suit you. Yes, it's a long way to go. But that's partly what makes New Zealand such a fabulous destination. Make it a three- or four-week holiday and you have the makings of a trip-of-a-lifetime.

New Zealand Holidays

6 holidays are available in this programme

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This luxurious escorted group tour gives you all the comfort of coach travel combined with five unforgettable rail journeys and an exclusive overnight cruise in the Bay of Islands.

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On this exciting 4x4 self drive holiday, which takes you on a mix of sealed roads and gravel, you'll see the very best of North and South Islands. Get off the beaten track to lesser known places such as Urewera National Park, Nelson Lakes National Park and the backcountry of Central Otago as well as taking in classic highlights.

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The ultimate New Zealand self drive tour, this 20-night itinerary covers a lot of ground, but with plenty of time to relax and savour the experience. Highlights include snow-capped volcanoes, forest-fringed beaches, thermal hot spots, mighty glaciers and mountains and steep-sided fiords. Meet friendly locals and fascinating wildlife along the way.

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Taking in the major highlights of both islands from the thermal centre of North Island to the lakes and fiords of the deep south, this well thought out itinerary caters for those who enjoy the freedom a motorhome brings but with the ease of knowing where they are going to sleep each night.

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Combining remote trails and and iconic walks, this easy to moderate 7-day guided trekking holiday focuses on the idyllic landscapes of the at the top of South Island. Starting and finishing in Christchurch, head north where the beautiful trails of the Marlborough Sounds and Abel Tasman await.

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