Customized, privately Guided New Zealand tours 

We regularly organize privately guided tours and New Zealand holidays for specialist groups, extended families, groups of friends, weddings and like-minded individuals wishing to travel together. We also work with travel agent's wanting something special for their valuable clients. Our experienced, friendly guides are with you throughout the trip and seamlessly handling all of the behind-the-scenes logistics, making for a hassle free vacation holiday. 

 *Subject to group size we can often include a free place for the tour organizer or leader.

The Top five reasons why agents and guests use First Light Travel… 


1. A quality vehicle makes all the difference.

First Light Travel Fleet

 We only use New Zealand-new, purpose built touring vehicles equipped with the latest low emission and road safety technology. Comfort is guaranteed by having ample leg room, climate control and top quality in-car audio systems. With a fine fleet of immaculate vehicles ranging from sedans, large 4x4s, six, 13, 21, 37 and all the way up to 50 seaters.


2. Guides - knowledge, personality and experienceFirst Light Travels Tour Guides


Our touring staff are extremely passionate about their country and love nothing more than showing it off to travellers from all corners of the globe. Supported by a team of dedicated experts in our Auckland HQ, your friendly Tour Host will ensure that every aspect of your holiday runs smoothly and give you a fresh insight into the lives of everyday New Zealanders and their country. You’ll find that they are only too happy to go that extra mile to make sure you have the holiday you want.


3. Our DOC Concessions save you money.

DOC Consessions

We get you into places others can't! The Department of Conservation (DOC) Concession Permit holders can guide visitors legally into some of New Zealand’s most remote and beautiful locations operating under a safety and conservation focused framework. First Light Travel has more than 50 concessions that not only get your group into some unique locations, but because we do not have to pay a premium to other concessionaires, we can dramatically keep the costs down for Privately Guided Tours of New Zealand.


4. Quality Assured.Qualmark Logo

First Light Travel is a Qualmark approved 'Visitor Service Provider'. This means we have been independently reviewed and found to have the required systems and policies for a safe and enjoyable holiday in New Zealand.  Qualmark is an official endorsement awarded by Tourism New Zealand and is designed to identify professional and trustworthy operators to enable international and domestic visitors to book and buy tourist products and services with confidence.


5. Quickly produced, brochure-quality proposals with comprehensive quotes – let us do the work for you!

We are the only New Zealand tour company with Enigma, a powerful system that houses more than 20,000 hand-picked products. Enigma supports the expertise of our travel consultants, enabling them to deliver brochure-quality proposals and comprehensive quotes. These in-depth daily itineraries will be sent to you within 24 hours of your enquiry.

But don't take our word for it, see our Travellers Reviews.   See our Vehicle Fleet Here

Try us, we know you’ll be blown away by our service and attention to detail, just Contact First Light Travel.