No wonder New Zealand is such a hugely popular destination for thrill seekers. Visitors have an enormous variety of fantastic adventure activities at hand, from sightseeing by land, air and sea to adrenaline-pumping activities that were ‘made in New Zealand’; bungy jumping, globe riding and jet boating among them. Based on client feedback and local expertise, we've put together a custom range of cutting-edge New Zealand self drive adventure tours. Your adventure starts here!

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Location
South Island
Accommodation
Travellers Lodge
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Queenstown
There's no better place in the South Pacific to soak up the winter vibe than the 'Adventure Capital of the World''. Ski or board 3 different world-class mountains – The Remarkables, Coronet Peak and Cardrona – in 3 days, there's ample time to get your adrenalin rush.
Price on Application
Location
South Island
Accommodation
4 Star Hotel
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
Departs Daily
Picturesque views, endless snow-capped mountains and world-class resorts – a skier’s paradise! Let your hair down in New Zealand's adventure capital. Cruise Milford Sound, take a gondola ride for panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and get your adrenaline pumping on a jet boat ride, all with spectacular scenic backdrops.
Price on Application
Location
North Island
Accommodation
A Range of Accommodation
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
Departs Daily
For those looking to taste some of the best New Zealand scuba diving without driving for hours to get from dive site to dive site then this New Zealand Dive Tour is perfect. The Northland Dive Adventure visits all the great dive locations on the upper North Island like the Poor Knights marine reserve, the fantastic Cape Brett and various sites in the Bay of Islands.
From $2595
per person
Location
South Island
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
Departs Daily
The New Zealand Winter Family Holiday is designed for family fun, with an interesting array of activities and experiences to keep your kids engaged, while also keeping it enjoyable for parents. Family adventures both off and on the snow that have been tried and tested for years by own children. 
Price on Application
Location
South Island
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
Departs Daily
Routeburn and Milford Tracks, Glaciers & More. The South Island of New Zealand is a haven for walkers and hikers. This self-drive New Zealand itinerary focuses on easy going guided walks for hikers of modest fitness who love being in the bush and the natural environment. No hiking experience is necessary.
From $2299
per person
Location
North Island
Accommodation
Travellers Lodges
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
Departs Daily

Who says that the North Island isn't suited to the adventurous? With this off the beaten track action packed 10 day adventure, we aim to set the record straight. Soaring through thin air, abseiling into a subterranean wilderness, cresting volcanic mountain tops, ocean waves & rapids - we get it - you want to be challenged! And when you're finished come back and see the South Island!

From $2459
per person
Location
South Island
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Wellington
Next Departure
Departs Daily
This is a moderate to easy 9-day walking and/or kayaking adventure (you have option) with the best accommodation available in these remote regions. Enjoy spectacular scenery & wildlife and the well groomed coastal tracks of the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park and the magnificent Queen Charlotte Sound.
From $3339
per person
Location
South Island
Accommodation
3.5 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
Departs Daily
We are often asked to create walking itineraries that cover the diverse spectrum of New Zealand's unique and natural environments, within a manageable time frame. Experience the magical Hollyford Valley and the beautiful Queen Charlotte Sound – Both considered 'A'-list New Zealand hiking experiences.
From $2465
per person
Location
North Island
Accommodation
A Range of Accommodation
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
Departs Daily
This 11 day New Zealand self drive dive tour focuses on the top diving locations in New Zealand's North Island - and they are spectacular! How do we know ... well First Light Travel started and has owned Global Dive in Auckland in 2003 and we know our dive sites. So rest assured our advice will be spot on! So dive on in and get the ball rolling, there is a whole under-water world waiting to be discovered on this New Zealand Diving Adventure.
From $3524
per person
Location
South Island
Accommodation
Wilderness Camping/Huts
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
Departs Daily

Embark on a journey into some of New Zealand's finest scenic destinations, secluded in the great wilderness areas of the West Coast and mighty Southern Alps of the South Island. This is a camping and adventure tour for intrepid lovers of nature as well as those seeking a unique snapshot of our great outdoors.

Price on Application
Location
South Island
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
Departs Daily
This 12 day New Zealand relaxed adventure itinerary will provide you with unspoilt landscapes both at the unique properties chosen and the locations experienced. We purposely keep you away from the tourist traps, allowing you to savour the peace and tranquility that New Zealand is famed for.
From $2599
per person
Location
North Island
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
Departs Daily
This 12 Day North Island New Zealand adventure tour gets you into some remote and amazing places – from the highest commercially rafted waterfall to Waitomo’s deepest cave, 3 days sailing the beautiful Bay of Islands – something for everyone.
From $2999
per person
Location
South Island
Accommodation
Premium Hiking Lodges
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
Departs Daily
This is a world-class scenic landscape and a treasure trove of awesome geology, rare flora and fauna. Walk, fully guided, the Milford Track. Then explore the Wild West Coast experiencing its glaciers, forests and wildlife.
From $5259
per person
Location
All of New Zealand
Accommodation
3 and 4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
Departs Daily
If your teens are happy, then everyone’s happy! These guys are often enthusiastic travelers but their interests and schedules aren't often aligned with their younger siblings or parents - right. We have wrestled with the 'sleep in' and mosey to around noon scenario so we have thrown in some inspirational incentives to get them out and about.
From $3699
per person
Location
All of New Zealand
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
Departs Daily
An Easygoing New Zealand Self Drive Adventure. Enjoy a touch of hiking, cycling and glacier walking. Get the best views from trains, boats and automobiles - we will make sure you have time to enjoy a drop of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc on the way.
From $4172
per person
Location
All of New Zealand
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
Departs Daily

Using client feedback we have combined 21 days of what we have been told are the most exhilarating or rewarding activities to do while in New Zealand. Designed with the outdoor lover in mind, this is the sort of trip that you'll tell your friends about for years to come.

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