New Zealand has everything that the inquisitive and discerning traveller could wish for in a destination: excellent hotels of character, fine local wines and great food, a wonderful climate, genuine hospitality, abundant flora and fauna - much of it endemic - and cosmopolitan cities. On our holidays we never compromise on comfort and we're excited to deliver one-of-a-kind holidays you will love. We've got laid-back luxe down to a T

18 Days | Whole of New Zealand
A Luxury New Zealand honeymoon designed with your privacy in mind. Your excursions will be privately guided whether it be a helicopter mountain top picnic or private wine tour on the fabulous Waiheke Island. Likewise the accommodation has been hand picked to provide the ultimate in luxury and privacy with attentive and personable hosts. 
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
16 Days | South Island
Tour the finest Luxury Lodges of New Zealand's South Island set in outstanding locations offering onsite and local activities, complimented by world-class cuisine and exceptional hospitality. Experience truly unique and interesting places and meet genuinely friendly people. Have plenty of time to relax and enjoy being in our beautiful country - wish you didn't have to leave.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
14 Days | North Island
Tour the finest Luxury Lodges of New Zealand set in outstanding locations offering onsite and local activities, complimented by world-class cuisine and exceptional hospitality. Experience truly unique and interesting places and meet genuinely friendly people. Have plenty of time to relax and enjoy being in our beautiful country - wish you didn't have to leave.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
14 Days | Whole of New Zealand
The 'Relaxing New Zealand Self Drive Itinerary' is designed for those for the need to relax and revitalize - to reset their relaxation compass whilst still incorporating the best of our slice of paradise. Plenty of time for reading, walking on beaches, soaking in geothermal hot pools, and restful massages, including some slivers of excitement to spice things up.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
14 Days | Whole of New Zealand
Our former Prime Minister, Helen Clark (Aunty Helen as she was known) and head of the United Nations Development Programme, spent time in the company of Peter Greenberg, chief correspondent for the Travel Channel. Helen's mission was to show Peter the best of New Zealand, this tour follows the path taken by the pair, experiencing the great activities, and adding a few more along the way.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Lively
14 Days | Whole of New Zealand
New Zealand's Cultural and Heritage Tour celebrates the architecture, art, history and culture of our small island nation. Historic accommodation has been selected to provide a sense of place, and the landmark locations visited will come alive with fascinating stories that invoke a sense of a bygone era that is both exciting and fascinating.It's about understanding our culture by getting to know our history.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
13 Days | Whole of New Zealand
Travel should not be measured in miles but in experiences that make the journey memorable. This luxurious New Zealand Exclusive tour (with private transfers) includes bespoke accommodations committed to excellence in lodgings, food and wine. The private, expert led experiences will enable you to enjoy the landscape whether it be sailing, or visiting with local artists, vintners and scenic flights.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
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 | Whole of New Zealand
Spoil yourself, Enjoy the freedom of our New Zealand Luxury Self Drive Itinerary. Stay at some of the best lodges New Zealand has on offer. Experience truly unique and interesting places and meet genuinely friendly people. Have plenty of time to relax and enjoy being in our beautiful country - wish you didn't have to leave.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
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
11 Days | Whole of New Zealand
The Wine & Scenic Highlights Tour of New Zealand has been designed for the discerning traveler to experience New Zealand at a relaxed pace while enjoying wine tasting, exploring New Zealand's rich cultural heritage and visiting our most dramatic landscapes seen through-out the North and South Islands. 
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
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
7 Days | South Island

It took two years to film the LOTR trilogy, but many millions of years to build the sets.....This 7 Day LOTR New Zealand Self Drive Itinerary gets you up close and personal with the grand landscapes that inspired Director Peter Jackson to make the majority of the Trilogy in New Zealand's South. We have added activities that get you away from the mainstream like a Jet Boating adventure up the spectacular Dart River, an island cruise of Lake Wanaka and a couple of back country safaris that will get you into the back of beyond to where most people never get to see.

Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
5 Days | South Island
This sophisticated all-season town enjoys the best of both worlds offering bespoke and authentic luxury experiences in beautifully natural settings hosted by our warm and welcoming people. You don’t have to be an adrenaline junkie to enjoy Queenstown and part of its charm is the array of less hectic quality activities on offer.  Just ask the team at First Light Travel to help you tailor your ultimate Queenstown adventure holiday.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing