Award Winning New Zealand Self Drive Holidays & Tours
Welcome to New Zealand
Since 2001 we’ve been helping visitors plan their dream New Zealand
vacations. Allow us the privilege of creating your very own customised
New Zealand tour itinerary, it begins by you filling out our enquiry form. We are New Zealand’s only Qualmark Gold Travel Agency.
Experience a New Zealand self drive holiday, that not only surpasses your expectations but eliminates all of the guesswork. Even better, this itinerary planning service is absolutely free when you book with us.
Our hassle-free New Zealand coach tours are a relaxing way to take in the full beauty of New Zealand. Everything is taken care of including pre-booked accommodation, sightseeing activities, the comfort of a luxury coach and the friendly services of our team.
The benefits of a small group tour are more leisure time, a flexible itinerary, and unique dining and travel experiences. Small group tours allow you to venture on alternative routes to the large coach tours.
Our carefully selected hiking tours give you access to the most exciting volcanic and coastal regions in our National Parks and Reserves. For those wanting an authentic experience of pure and pristine wilderness.
Enjoy flexibility and privacy when touring New Zealand in the capable hands of our exceptional local guides. We use the best operators to enhance your travelling experience, in areas of our country that the larger group coach tours can't go.
Planning your New Zealand holiday around the many Lord of the Rings movie locations will give you an excellent starting point for your itinerary, incorporating a fantastic mix of all that New Zealand has to offer.
Your search for that idyllic honeymoon or romantic destination ends here. New Zealand is the ultimate “ends of the earth” place to escape from everyday life. With tranquil yet breathtaking scenery, premium hideaway lodges, and unique experiences - you will build memories to treasure.
Who Are We?
First Light Travel is a Kiwi owned company, operated by Brent Narbey and Nigel Williamson. Adventurers themselves, with more than a few travel stories of their own, they know the ins and outs of travelling both in New Zealand and around the globe. Both are absolute travel professionals with a lifetime in the industry, which means you couldn’t be in safer hands!
Brent and Nigel started First Light Travel in 2001 and are supported by a team of highly experienced and knowledgeable New Zealand based travel specialists.
The Travelers' Choice awards honor travelers' favorite destinations, hotels, restaurants, things to do, and beyond, based on the reviews and opinions collected from travelers and diners around the world on Tripadvisor over a 12-month period.
You've heard of Around the World in 80 days, well this is Around the South Island in 21! It's a pretty good analogy, as New Zealand is said to be the best features of a bunch of countries all rolled into 1 and that's what you'll see here. Majestic mountains, stunning lakes, wild waterfalls, deep fjords, abundant wildlife, huge forests, mighty glaciers and friendly locals everywhere.