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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4 Star Accommodation
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Independent Coach
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Short of time and wanting to see New Zealand's 'Must See' highlights, then join one of our independent coach tours.  Explore the highlights of the North & South during this 8 Day independent Coach Tour. Enjoy the Waitomo Caves, a Milford Sound Day Tour & Cruise, Te Puia Geothermal Experience or many other highlights! 

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From $2515
per person twin share
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All New Zealand
3.5 Star Accommodation
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Independent Coach
Departing from
Auckland
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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…

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From $3439
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All New Zealand
4 Star Accommodation
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Independent Coach
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Auckland
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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! 

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From $3539
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All New Zealand
4 Star Accommodation
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Independent Coach
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
Departs Daily

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!

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From $4224
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All New Zealand
3 to 4 Star Accommodation
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Independent Coach
Departing from
Auckland
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Departs Daily

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.

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From $4432
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All New Zealand
4 Star Accommodation
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Independent Coach
Departing from
Christchurch
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Departs Daily

Wanting to see New Zealand's highlights, then join one of our independent coach tours. Explore the North & South Island during this 13 day journey. Enjoy the Waitomo Caves, a Milford Sound Day Tour & Cruise, Te Puia Geothermal Experience, a TranzAlpine journey and many other unforgettable places!

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From $3410
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All New Zealand
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Affordable Coach
Independent Coach
Departing from
Auckland
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Departs Daily

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.

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From $3615
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All New Zealand
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Independent Coach
Departing from
Auckland
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Departs Daily

A two weeks tour visiting and experiencing a combination of unique activities and leisure time in the most beautiful spots. Enjoy the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Te Puia, a Milford Sound Day Tour and many other highlights of New Zealand on this independent tour.

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From $4605
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All New Zealand
3 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Independent Coach
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
Departs Daily

Enjoy the highlights of the South & North Island during this 17 Day journey. Enjoy a 'Hole in the Rock' Cruise, View the famous 'Cape Reinga', experience a Hobbiton Movie Set Tour, a Middle Earth Lord of the Rings Locations Tour, cruise on the Milford Sound and travel deep into Middle Earth by 4WD in Glenorchy. These are only a few of the many unforgettable experiences waiting for you on this trip! 

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From $4780
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All New Zealand
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Independent Coach
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
Departs Daily

This 19 Day adventurous journey includes many highlights on the North and South Island of New Zealand. Enjoy a 'Hole in the Rock' Cruise, experience a Maori cultural evening, explore different Lord of the Rings Movie Set Locations, have a Jet Boat Ride, a Dart River Safari and enjoy a scenic Glacier helicopter flight at Franz Josef. Unforgettable experiences are waiting for you!

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From $6659
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All New Zealand
3 to 4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Independent Coach
Departing from
Auckland

Experience many of the must see and do highlights on our spectacular 23 day New Zealand journey while enjoying many multi-day stopovers. Enjoy an Island and dolphin cruise, visit the beautiful Hawkes Bay and visit their top vineyards, experience a Maori Cultural evening, be thrilled on the Queenstown’s Shotover Jet Boat, cruise and walk beautiful Abel Tasman National Park and explore Franz Josef Glacier. These are only a few of the many unforgettable experiences waiting for you on this independent coach tour. 

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From $6205
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All New Zealand
3 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Independent Coach
Departing from
Auckland

Experience the many New Zealand highlights during this splendid 31day journey covering the North, South and Stewart Island. You’ll experience an amazing diversity in scenery, landscape and geography. This tour includes a great range of activities such as wildlife tours to view seals, albatross, penguins, dolphins and bird life plus must see destinations such as Milford Sound. 

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From $7235
per person Twin Share