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Michelle Helicopter Franz Josef
Michelle Srzich
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Michelle
With crisp clear days and fantastic displays of autumn (fall) colours late April is a perfect time for a South Island holiday. I like my holidays to be a combination of activity and good food so with that in mind my road trip started in Queenstown
Michelle Srzich
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Michelle

Self Drive Tour
Elizabeth Marshall
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Elizabeth Marshall
Many years ago, I bought a car in Christchurch, came up with an itinerary and embarked on a homegrown New Zealand road trip. This epic journey lasted four full months and was easily the best trip of my life. And I’ve been to a lot of places in this world. What made this adventure so good? Well, first of all, New Zealand is an easy place to travel by car thanks to the first-world infrastructure and modern roads.
Elizabeth Marshall
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Elizabeth Marshall

itineraries
Aimee Riach
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Aimee Riach
Planning your vacation to New Zealand? Get inspired by 5 of our favourite 2-week NZ self-drive itineraries - all completely customisable. None of them are set in stone: you can tweak them until they are as unique as you are. We'll throw in a few suggestions at the end of each itinerary. Ready to plan? Let's go!
Aimee Riach
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Aimee Riach

First Light Travel Qualmark Gold
Elizabeth Marshall
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Elizabeth Marshall
First Light Travel have achieved the highly prized Gold Standard Award for Sustainable Tourism from Qualmark: Gold Sustainable Tourism Business Award. A gold Award recognises the best sustainable tourism business in New Zealand, with the delivery of exceptional customer experiences an integral part of everything they do. A Gold Sustainable Tourism Award identifies those businesses leading the way in making the New Zealand tourism industry a world-class sustainable visitor destination.
Elizabeth Marshall
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Elizabeth Marshall

New Zealand North Island Adventure
The Danielczyk's
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The Danielczyk's
Edward & Deborah Danielczyk (USA) recently spent 25 days on a New Zealand self-drive adventure First Light Travel created for them. On their return they painstakingly crafted a journey pictorial, publishing it on Shutterfly. This unedited account of their trip is a must-read for anyone planning a New Zealand self-drive tour and wondering which locations & activities are worthwhile – Here is the North Island Instalment.
The Danielczyk's
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The Danielczyk's


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