No Ordinary New Zealand Touring Experience


Our range of New Zealand small group tours are perfect for active individuals and couples seeking a truly unique New Zealand holiday experience. First-rate accommodation, enticing local cuisine and attentive, knowledgeable guides combine quality and comfort with the excitement of discovering New Zealand’s most special places. We never compromise on comfort, you travel in style all the way. We understand you’re after a one-of-a-kind holiday, perhaps combined with some easy adventure. Our tours are structured to make the most of everyday at a relaxing, enjoyable pace. You’ll savour carefully selected activities and excursions while enjoying the company of like-minded people with plenty of time to relax.

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Location
North Island
4 to 4.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
11 Oct 2018

Discover the birthplace of New Zealand as we know it today on this tour of the North Island. Kotare Northland tour offers a unique view of Northland’s mix of natural beauty and fascinating heritage, making it an unforgettable holiday destination for locals and visitors alike.

From $2190
per person twin share
Location
North Island
Cabin on Cruise
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Cruise
Next Departure
16 Dec 2018

These are summertime voyages to the Bay of Islands and Bay of Plenty where you’ll discover uninhabited sanctuary islands, watch dolphins at play, visit fascinating historic places and enjoy superb cuisine, served with endless sea views. You will discover perfect beaches, untouched native forests and fabulous walks. In terms of New Zealand’s history this region is the birthplace of our nation.

From $9946
per person twin share
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8 Day Spectacular North Tour Small Map
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Location
North Island
4.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Wellington
Next Departure
31 Oct 2018

This fantastic 8 day journey really shows off the North Island - Stay in the boutique wine village of Martinborough, experience Tongariro National Park, dominated by volcanic activity. A private sail on Lake Rotoitti visiting secluded thermal springs. See Rotorua’s geysers and boiling mud in the morning then enjoy the Maori Hangi & Cultural Performance in the evening –and much more.

Was $3859
Now from $3474
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9 Day Northern Escape Small Map
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Location
North Island
4.5 to 5 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
29 Sep 2018

This premium escorted tour combines culture and scenic highlights to show you the best that the North Island has to offer. Throw in some exclusive experiences and you will discover why New Zealand’s North Island is a magical place. Explore Auckland’s Waiheke, the famous Hobbiton movie set. a In Rotorua, where Maori culture thrives in an active geothermal landscape we sail aboard a luxury catamaran on the pristine waters of Lake Rotoiti and much more.

Was $4525
Now from $4075
per person twin share
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Ultimate New Zealand North Island Luxury Coach Tour Small Map
Provider
Location
North Island
4 to 5 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
09 Sep 2018

This is the equivalent of ‘Business Class’ on wheels so just sit back and relax, everything has been taken care of. Your spacious Luxury Coach is decked out with all modern conveniences including a rest room - a fantastic way to experience the very best of New Zealand’s North Island. Be treated as a VIP and enjoy premium accommodation combined with a number of exclusive extras.

Was $4799
Now from $4319
per person twin share
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Location
South Island
4 to 4.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
24 Oct 2018

This South Island tour is jam-packed with magnificent landscapes and great sights. Enjoy the picturesque resort town of Queenstown, be amazed while cruising Milford Sound, experience old mining heritage, rare native birdlife and famous southern hospitality on this leisurely holiday trip.

From $4490
per person twin share
Location
South Island
Cabin on Cruise
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Cruise
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
12 Jan 2019

Board Luxury Cruiser Island Passage for the ultimate access to the wonders of the majestic Fiordland National Park, the largest area of true wilderness remaining in New Zealand. Take in the unique ecological features with our friendly guides helping you discover the beauty of this geological mosaic. Deep fiords, towering peaks and native rainforests define this dramatic region and captivate visitors from all over the world.

From $10950
per person twin share
Location
South Island
Cabin on Cruise
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Cruise
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
19 Jan 2019

Explore Southern Fiordland on this Island Escape 8-night cruise package allows guests the ultimate access, in safety and comfort, to the wonders of this majestic World heritage site. This is an invitation to explore the Fiordland National Park alongside ecology guides who travel with us into the heart of the region to discover the beauty of this geological mosaic.

From $10950
per person twin share
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Ultimate New Zealand South Island Small Map
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Location
South Island
4.5 to 5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
05 Sep 2018

This is ‘Business Class’ on wheels, just sit back and relax, everything has been taken care of. Your spacious Luxury Coach is decked out with all modern conveniences including a rest room, a fantastic way to experience the very best New Zealand has to offer. The beauty of travelling aboard this ultimate coach in a small group is that every aspect of your holiday is personal. Be treated as a VIP and enjoy premium accommodation combined with a number of exclusive extras.

Was $5399
Now from $4859
per person twin share
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10 Day Southern Encounter Small Map
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Location
South Island
4.5 Star Hotel
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
21 Oct 2018

Beginning and ending in Christchurch, The highlight of your 10 day South Island tour will undoubtedly be the Doubtful Sound overnight cruise. Experience a TranzAlpine Train excursion through the Southern Alps. In Dunedin enjoy high tea at Lanarch Castle, a train excursion on Taieri Gorge Railway, and a unique star gazing experience at Mount Cook.

Was $5989
Now from $5389
per person twin share
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10 Day Inspiring New Zealand Small Map
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
4.5 to 5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
21 Oct 2018

Discover nature’s bounty, as you wander through ancient rainforests, cruise on spectacular Lake Manapouri and marvel at geothermal phenomena. Great film epics such as Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit were filmed in the vast wildernesses and enchanting landscapes of New Zealand. This inspiring journey showcases New Zealand’s natural splendors, culinary flair and fascinating indigenous cultures.

Was $7025
Now from $6180
per person twin share
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
4 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
22 Jul 2018

National Geographic Journeys are built on meaningful encounters with people and places, interactions with knowledgeable local guides, and the freedom to roam. This unique itinerary blends fun and hands-on exploration with opportunities to forge human connections with people we meet. Usually limited to 16 or fewer travellers, this immersive trip are accessibly priced and offer more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group.

From $4359
per person twin share
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11 Day Endless Shores Small Group Tour
Provider
Location
North Island
4 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Wellington
Next Departure
26 Oct 2018

With a small group of voyagers, explore New Zealand’s North Island. Visit Auckland and Wellington, travel into the rustic, unspoilt coastal regions of the Coromandel and the Bay of Islands, famous for their dazzling white beaches and historic villages.

Was $5945
Now from $5199
per person twin share
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11 Day Ultimate Christmas Tour Small Map
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Location
South Island
4.5 to 5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
19 Dec 2018

Witness the South Island in Ultimate style and celebrate Christmas with a difference. Travel with a small group of only 20 people and celebrate with a traditional Christmas dinner at Walter Peak Station - a classic Kiwi high country sheep station that you can only get to by steam boat. Included is a great range of 'Must Do' excursions. There is no better way to see New Zealand's beautiful South Island.

Was $5939
Now from $5642
per person twin share
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The Solo Travellers Luxury Tour of New Zealand Small Map
Provider
Location
South Island
4.5 to 5 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Wellington
Next Departure
30 Dec 2018

If you’re travelling solo, you don’t need to be travelling alone. When you join this small-group luxury holiday you’ll be sharing the ‘New Zealand’ experience with other fun-loving travellers. Feel safe and leave the finer details to us, onboard our small group Luxury Coach. Our expert tour leader takes care of day-to-day planning so all you need do is sign up, turn up and enjoy the splendid views and fun excursions on this 11 day tour.

Was $6489
Now from $5840
per person twin share
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12 Day Southern Drift Small Group Tour
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Location
South Island
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
12 Nov 2018

No stone is left unturned as you venture into the South Island less travelled. From the wild and pristine natural wonderland of Stewart Island to the spectacular vistas of Mt. Cook, through to Milford Sound, where you will sail under a blanket of mist and shadows on the crystal clear waters of the magnificent fiord.

Was $6595
Now from $5699
per person twin share
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13 Day Southern Sensations Small Map
Provider
Location
South Island
4.5 to 5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Wellington
Next Departure
06 Oct 2018

This premium small group escorted tour highlights the extraordinary treasures and dramatic extremes of the South Island. Enjoy your private beach in the wonderful Kenepuru Sounds. Experience the whales off Kaikoura. Get up close to icebergs on your Tasman Glacier boat expedition in Mt Cook National Park. Further South discover Milford Sound - and much much more...

Was $7375
Now from $6638
per person twin share
Provider
Location
South Island
4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
15 Oct 2018

This tour incorporates the great outdoors whilst enjoying the beauty of nature with fun friendly people just like you. You'll experience New Zealand's best hikes and activities in the stunning Southwest World Heritage New Zealand area, staying in premium accommodation and enjoying excellent food and wine.

From $10323
per person twin share
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
4 to 4.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
06 May 2019

New Zealand’s best kept secret is out! Winter is truly a spectacular time to visit New Zealand! More and more people are visiting New Zealand in winter time to experience its breath taking alpine scenery, snow-capped mountains and pristine lakes.

A Kiwi Winter Wonderland - A Small Group Guided Sightseeing Tour

From $7890
per person twin share
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
4 to 4.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
14 Oct 2018

This comprehensive luxury New Zealand tour gets you off the beaten track and gives insights to magnificent natural landscapes.  The Kiwi tour delivers a one-of-a-kind, quintessentially New Zealand holiday experience visiting some of the more lesser-known destinations.

From $7890
per person twin share
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Ultimate Explorer - a Luxury Tour Small Map
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
4.5 to 5 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
27 Sep 2018

This Luxury New Zealand tour covers both the North and South islands at an affordable price. Board the Ultimate Coach to view New Zealand's natural beauty - all on your 16 day small group holiday. Most costs are covered including 15 nights premium accommodation, 4 cruises and 30 meals including several speciality evenings.

Was $8199
Now from $7379
per person twin share
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18 Day New Zealand Grandeur Itinerary Small Map
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
4.5 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
21 Oct 2018

Explore Aotearoa New Zealand on the 18 Day New Zealand Grandeur, fully inclusive Coach Tour. Highlights include the TranzAlpine Train journey, a Stargazing experience in Mount Cook National Park, high tea at Lanarch Castle, Taieri Gorge Railway journey, Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre, exclusive Lake Rotoiti cruise and hotpools, an authentic Maori Hangi & Cultural Performance and a spectacular overnight Wilderness Cruise in Doubtful Sound.

Was $10139
Now from $9124
per person twin share
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
4 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
10 Oct 2018

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the very heart of New Zealand on the Kakariki, one of our most popular small group tours. The Kakariki Tour offers the perfect mix of exciting excursions and plenty of relaxing free time. Discover spectacular alpine scenery and the warmth of Rotorua’s Maori Culture and have close encounters with rare native wildlife on this unforgettable kiwi holiday.

From $9390
per person twin share
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
Hotel/Deluxe Cabin
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Cruise
Next Departure
31 Jan 2019

Join the complete New Zealand experience on a 12 night cruise across the Tasman aboard the sophisticated Celebrity Solstice staying in a spacious Deluxe Balcony Cabin. Visit Sydney and Melbourne before you cruise across the Tasman Sea to New Zealand. Then board your modern coach and take in the highlights of Auckland, then fly to Queenstown to experience the wonders of the South Island on a scenic coach tour. An experienced friendly guide will accompany your entire tour, setting the scene and providing assistance along the way.

Was $7599
Now from $6840
per person twin share
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New Zealand Ultimate Discovery Small Map
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
4 to 5 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
11 Sep 2018

This is ‘Business Class’ on wheels, just sit back and relax, everything has been taken care of. Your spacious Luxury Coach is decked out with all modern conveniences including a rest room, a fantastic way to experience the very best New Zealand has to offer. The beauty of travelling aboard this ultimate coach in a small group is that every aspect of your holiday is personal. Be treated as a VIP and enjoy premium accommodation combined with a number of exclusive extras.

Was $9499
Now from $8549
per person twin share
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New Zealand's Ultimate Rail, Cruise & Coach Tour Small Map
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
4.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Cruise
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
07 Sep 2018

This small group luxury tour combines rail, coach & an exclusive overnight cruise. Perfect for those who wish to enjoy the best of New Zealand at a relaxed pace. A traditional Maori concert and feast and a visit to the ancient glaciers of the West Coast are just some of the highlights of this spectacular New Zealand adventure.

Was $10319
Now from $9287
per person twin share
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
4 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
14 Oct 2018

The Kaka offers the perfect mix of exciting excursions and plenty of relaxing free time. Discover spectacular alpine scenery and the warmth of Rotorua’s Maori Culture and have close encounters with rare native wildlife on this unforgettable kiwi holiday. This is a leisurely holiday in the company of like-minded people on this truly unique touring experience.

From $9590
per person twin share
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20 Day Odyssey Small Map
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
4 to 5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
29 Sep 2018

This 20 Day Small Group (no more then 24) Luxury Tour covering both the North & South Islands, experiencing the best we have on offer. Mt Cook, Marlborough Sounds, Geothermal Rotorua, Art Deco Napier, Queenstown, TranzAlpine Train Journey and Auckland - showcasing New Zealand in a more relaxed and less structured way. Many unique and exclusive activities. Stay in premium hotels and lodges and enjoy dining at some of New Zealand’s leading wineries.

Was $11495
Now from $10345
per person twin share
ON SALE
Long White Cloud Small Map
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
4 to 5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
12 Nov 2018

Experience some of the best scenic delights New Zealand has to offer. Overnight in the rainforests of Franz Josef, sleep among the treetops in the Coromandel Ranges and journey into the wild and pristine landscapes of Milford Sound.

Was $11850
Now from $10299
per person twin share
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
3.5 to 4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
11 Jul 2018

National Geographic Journey’s support sustainable tourism and promote culture, heritage and conservation. By immersing yourself in this 22 day Australasian guided tour you will forge connections with the environment and the people through authentic life-changing experiences. Capture the sunrise at sacred Uluru/Ayers Rock, explore ancient rainforests, ice-age glaciers and be enthralled with the many Aboriginal and Maori myths, legends and cultural traditions that genealogically link the past with the present.

From $10639
per person twin share