New Zealand's North Island (known in Māori as Te Ika-a-Māui) is the smaller but more populated of the two main islands. In fact, it is the world's 14th largest island and contains Auckland and Wellington, our biggest cities. There's so much to explore. Read more about the carefully selected North Island New Zealand Self Drive Tours.

23 Days | Whole of New Zealand
The 'Ultimate New Zealand Self Drive Golf Tour' caters for golfers and non-golfing alike. It is perfect for lovers of world-class golf courses set amongst magnificent landscapes. Off the fairways you’ll enjoy the top highlights of the country at a relaxing pace.
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Self Drive
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Lively
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
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Adventure
19 Days | Whole of New Zealand
If kayaking, hiking, canyoning, and caving sounds good, and you are keen on the LOTRs & Hobbit Trilogies then the New Zealand's Northbound Trilogy Adventure could be just the ticket. You need to be in good shape but don't require any special training or equipment to enjoy kayaking in Milford Sound, canyoning in Wanaka, hiking Fox Glacier, Abel Tasman and the Tongariro Crossing and try caving in Waitomo.
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Self Drive
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Adventure
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. 
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Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
17 Days | Whole of New Zealand
Here is a self drive holiday that makes you feel like you have really had a holiday – no rushing around on this itinerary. The North Island Relaxing Journey is designed for those needing space and relaxation. Enjoy exceptional scenery, stunning beaches and experience New Zealand great outdoors with easygoing relaxed adventures. Plenty of 2 or 3 night stays in one location ensuring you will return home revived.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
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

WILDERNESS ADVENTURES THE WHOLE FAMILY WILL ENJOY

We find that kids aged between 8 -14 are eager to get out and connect with nature and keen for opportunities to actively engage in anything new and exciting. We have put together a host of tried and tested (by our kids) outdoor experiences that the whole family can enjoy. Your family will love the New Zealand Family Adventure Tour.

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.
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Self Drive
Pace
Adventure
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
This is an active adventure honeymoon without compromising on the highlights of New Zealand or the romance! Hike the Tongariro Crossing, kayak remote bays in the Abel Tasman National Park and get up close and personal with glacial icebergs at Mt Cook.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Lively
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
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
14 Days | Whole of New Zealand
This Self Drive Tour of New Zealand is a perfect tour for golf enthusiasts. The schedule is not too tough, with plenty of time to soak up our Antipodean paradise. Covering both Islands you visit the vineyards, sail in the Bay of Islands and cruise Milford Sound. You’ll experience unforgettable rounds amidst some of the grandest scenery around.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Relaxing
14 Days | Whole of New Zealand
Planned by those with families, the New Zealand Family Adventure Holiday opens your child’s mind to a world of endless possibilities and wonder, while experiencing the best New Zealand has to offer. A seamless mixture of adventure and education that both you and you're kids will love. Activities are age appropriate and accommodations are family friendly.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Adventure
14 Days | Whole of New Zealand
It is little wonder that Peter Jackson selected New Zealand to bring Tolkien's Middle-earth to the big screen. Gentle streams dissect emerald green valleys as giant mountains stand sentinel and ancient glaciers tumble to the sea. Embark on an unexpected journey and get ready for an awesome self drive LOTR (Hobbit) filming locations tour.
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Lively
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.
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Self Drive
Pace
Lively
13 Days | Whole of New Zealand
Come and experience the marine mammal watching hotspots on an inspiring New Zealand whale & dolphin tour. You have a chance of encountering ten species of cetaceans; humpback, Bryde's, Southern right, Minke, pilot and sperm whales, and bottlenose, common and Hector's dolphin as well as the world's largest dolphin (the orca) and two species of pinnipeds ( New Zealand fur seal ).
Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Lively
13 Days | Whole of New Zealand

INSPIRATIONAL SCENERY, KIWI CULTURE & GREAT HOSPITALITY

The diversity of scenery within a relatively small geographic area is what makes New Zealand such an interesting country to explore. The Naturally New Zealand Self Drive Tour provides some of the most scenic driving routes in the country.

Milford Sound Cruise, Hot Pools Franz Josef Glacier, Te Puia Geothermal Rotorua, Cook Strait Ferry Crossing, Great Lake Taupo, Hobbiton Movie Set, Wine Tour Waiheke Island, Pancake Rocks.

Tour Type
Self Drive
Pace
Lively