Self Drive Wilderness Experiences

 

Splendid Isolation! – Not many places left, New Zealand’s got a few of them. Luckily our ‘Department of Conservation’ has slapped a ‘National Park’ label on them - meaning they are here for all to enjoy - for today and for the future. Here is a selection of self-drive tours that get you into those sacred areas. UNTOUCHED, Unmissable, unforgettable

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Location
All New Zealand
Luxury Hotels and Boutique B&B's
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Auckland

Take 6 weeks and explore the length of New Zealand on this comprehensive tour of the scenic highlights including the Hauraki Gulf Island of Waiheke, the North, the South and Stewart Islands. You’ll enjoy wildlife tours, train journey, glacier adventures, cruises and so much more. Your surroundings vary from cosmopolitan cities to national parks and everything in between.  The pace of travel is relaxed - this is a comprehensive tour of New Zealand. 

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Provider
Location
South Island
3,4 & 5 Star Options
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Queenstown

Embrace your wild side on this unforgettable journey to the South Island's isolated hidden gems. Be awed by the Marlborough Sound's secluded bays, the rugged Catlins Coast, and the majestic fiords of Milford Sound.

Featuring three New Zealand Great Walks tracks, hand picked for their unsurpassed beauty, your itinerary includes a 5 Day hike along the famous Milford Track with expert guides by your side.
 

From $6919
per person low season
Provider
Location
South Island
3,4,and 5 Star Options
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Picton

New Zealand is home to some of the rarest and most unique birds on earth. With a stunning backdrop of golden bays, vast wetlands, mountain ranges, and ancient forests, you'll travel the full length of the South Island for unforgettable encounters with our best-loved and most endangered species in their natural habitats.

From $4245
per person low season
Location
South Island
3,4, or 5 Star Options
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Christchurch

Grab your hiking boots and swap everyday life for the towering mountains, high country lakes, and ice-carved fiords of New Zealand's iconic backcountry. Featuring spectacular day hikes on the Milford and Hooker Valley Tracks, plus a fully guided three-day Routeburn Track adventure, this South Island itinerary takes you to the beating heart of the New Zealand wilderness.

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Provider
Location
North Island
3, 4 & 5 Star Options
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Auckland

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 $3089
per person low season
Provider
Location
South Island
Wilderness Camping/Huts
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Queenstown

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.

From $4267
per person low season
Provider
Location
South Island
Premium Hiking Lodges
Tour Type
Self Drive
Departing from
Queenstown

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 $5725
per person (quad share Milford Track)

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