New Zealand Independent Coach Tours

 

If you want the flexibility of travelling independently throughout New Zealand, but you are not up for a self-drive tour or a pre-determined coach tour - here is the perfect solution. Independent New Zealand coach touring give the flexibility of a self-drive tour, the only difference is you are not behind the wheel. All the stress of driving is taken away and you can still go where you want and when you want. Offering more flexibility than a pre-determined coach tour because you decide where you want to go and how long for - move independently, not as part of a group.

Independent tours use a combination of coaches, trains and ferries. A well-planned itinerary is personally customised for you with pre-booked accommodation, meals and activities, this way you can be confident you will see everything you want to without the hassle of driving or the inconveniences of moving with a big group. See our selection of Independent tours.

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Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Queenstown
Transport Type
Coach
Duration
13 Days
Accommodation
Travellers Lodge & 3, 4, 5 Star Options

Embark on an unexpected journey, a magical tour of Middle Earth New Zealand... but even better you do not have to self drive! This tour includes the scenes and battlegrounds filmed for the retelling of J.R.R. Tolkiens masterpieces. Travel in comfort by way of coach, ferry, train and plane. We have scheduled this tour perfectly - the best mix of the highlights of New Zealand for a postcard perfect adventure.

From $3615
per person twin share low season
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Christchurch
Transport Type
Coach
Duration
12 Days
Accommodation
4 Star Accommodation

Enjoy this independent coach tour to explore the 'Must See' highlights of the North and South Island. Enjoy the Waitomo Caves, a Maori Cultural Experience, a Milford Sound Nature Cruise, a Dart River Safari Tour, a TSS Earnslaw Cruise and a TranzAlpine Rail journey. Many highlights are waiting for you on this 12 Day journey!

From $4224
per person twin share low season
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Queenstown
Transport Type
Coach
Duration
12 Days
Accommodation
3 to 4 Star Accommodation

Welcome to Middle-Earth! Many people have dreamed about Middle Earth, and this Lord of the Rings tour can take you into the dream and it will become reality.  Visit Lord of The Rings's film locations, Weta Studios, Hobbiton and enjoy other fascinating guided tours.

From $4432
per person Twin Share Low Season
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Auckland
Transport Type
Coach
Duration
11 Days
Accommodation
4 Star Accommodation

New Zealand was one of the last places on Earth colonised by humans, meaning many of our natural environments and wildlife have been left alone. This independent tour takes you to see those special places to experience New Zealand’s best wildlife encounters. Explore the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Te Puia, a Milford Sound Nature Cruise, a wildlife cruise of the Otago Peninsula and many other highlights! 

From $3539
per person Twin Share Low Season
Starts
Auckland
Finishes
Queenstown
Transport Type
Coach
Duration
10 Days
Accommodation
3.5 Star Accommodation

The landscapes of Middle earth will come alive as you travel deep into Middle Earth (New Zealand) and visit the landscape that inspired Peter Jackson’s film locations for The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit. Experience the magic of Hobbiton, journey deep into Waitomo Caves and explore the natural beauty and the remote wilderness area of Edoras – and a lot more…

From $3439
per person Twin Share Low Season
Starts
Christchurch
Finishes
Christchurch
Transport Type
Coach
Duration
10 Days
Accommodation
5 Star Accommodation

Experience a 10 Day independent coach tour around the wildlife hot spots of the South Island. Explore the mountain scenery, take the TranzAlpine Train, enjoy a Milford Sound Cruise, a Monarch Cruise & Tour, explore Dunedin, Queenstown & Christchurch and many other beautiful places on this trip. 

From $3645
per person Twin Share Low Season
Starts
Christchurch
Finishes
Christchurch
Transport Type
Coach
Duration
9 Days
Accommodation
3 & 4 Star Accommodation

Explore the best spots of the South Island on this independent tour. Enjoy a TSS Earnslaw Cruise, a spectacular Milford Sound Cruise, a TranzAlpine Rail Journey and many other highlights on this 9 Day trip.

From $2227
per person Twin Share Low Season

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