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.
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…
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.
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.
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!