No wonder New Zealand is such a hugely popular destination – visitors have an enormous variety of fantastic activities at hand, ranging 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, First Light Travel offers a range of cutting-edge itineraries for the discerning adventurer. 

21 Days | Whole of New Zealand

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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Self Drive
Pace
Adventure
17 Days | Whole of New Zealand
Take a 17 day Easy Going New Zealand Self Drive Adventure, enjoy a touch of hiking, cycling, easy glowworm caving and glacier walk with multiple views on and off mountain tops. Get the best views from trains, boats and automobile. But make sure you have time to enjoy a drop of Marlboroughs Sauvignon Blanc on the way.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
15 Days | Whole of New Zealand
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.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Adventure
13 Days | South Island

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.

Tour Type
Self Drive
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Adventure
12 Days | North Island
This 12 Day North Island New Zealand adventure tour gets you into some remote and amazing places - from rafting over the top of the Southern Hemispheres highest commercially rafted waterfall, then gets you underground on an expedition through one of Waitomo's deepest caves. We have also allowed for 3 days sailing the beautiful Bay of Islands, either relax or get fully involved.
 
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Lively
12 Days | South Island
This is a world-class scenic landscape and a treasure trove of awesome geology, rare flora and fauna that is full of truly wonderful history. On this 12 Day New Zealand self drive itinerary you walk, fully guided and supported, the Milford Track - renowned as the 'finest walk in the world' Then explore the Wild West Coast experiencing its glaciers, forests and wildlife before taking a spectacular train journey over the Alps to Christchurch.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Lively
12 Days | South Island
This 12 day New Zealand relaxed adventure itinerary will provide you with unspoilt landscapes both at the unique properties chosen and the experiences had. we purposely keep you away from the tourist traps,  allowing you to savor the peace and tranquility that New Zealand is famed for.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
11 Days | North Island
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 for 14 years and we know our dive sites. So be rest assured our advice will be spot on! So Dive on in and get the ball rolling, there is a whole other under-water world waiting to be discovered on this New Zealand Diving Adventure.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Adventure
11 Days | South Island
We are often asked to create walking itineraries that cover a diverse spectrum of New Zealand's unique and natural environments, within a manageable time-frame. This tour has been very popular with guests and for good reason. Experience the magical Hollyford Valley in Fiordland and the beautiful Queen Charlotte Sound in the Marlborough Sounds, these are both considered 'A'-list New Zealand hiking experiences.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Lively
10 Days | North Island

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!

Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Adventure
10 Days | South Island

This is a moderate to easy 9-day walking and/or kayaking adventure (you have options) with the best accommodation available in these remote regions. Enjoy spectacular scenery & wildlife enjoyed from the water by kayak and the well groomed coastal tracks of the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park. Transfer through the vineyards of Marlborough. Enjoy a 3 night 4 day freedom walk into the the sheltered coves of the magnificent Queen Charlotte Sound.

Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Adventure
9 Days | South Island
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 and you need only carry a day pack, with the knowledge that comfortable accommodations awaits you at the end of the day.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Lively
8 Days | South Island
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. 
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Lively
7 Days | North Island
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.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Lively