For adventurers on a tight time-budget, this 15-day trip includes all the must-sees of both islands such as Coromandel's gorgeous beaches, a traditional Maori village, Kaikoura Peninsula where you can see native wildlife unique to New Zealand as well as a visit to the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown.
New Zealand is the perfect place for adrenaline and activity, and there's nowhere in the country more suited to that than the South Island. On this two week trip, cover the ground (or water) by sea kayak, boat, bike, and on foot. Explore Abel Tasman National Park, cruise along the waters of Milford Sound, and take two wheels through the trails around Mt Cook. If you're not out of breath just from reading all that, then it's time to start packing.
SMALL GROUP FUN ADVENTURES
Check all the must-sees and must-dos off your New Zealand bucket list as you travel from the bottom of the South Island to Auckland in the North. This is your chance to take a world-renowned train journey, meet a kiwi, swim in the Pacific Ocean and learn the famous Maori Haka.
A two week New Zealand comprehensive tour visiting the major city centre’s and experiencing those iconic kiwi classics like cruising Milford Sound, seeing the Waitomo Glow-Worms Caves, Maori cultural show and hangi, TranzAlpine train between Arthur's Pass and Christchurch and much much more.
This is the ultimate South Island tour - no stone is left unturned, with a bonus two night stay to explore Wellington the capital at the journeys end. Experience the high-country Lake Tekapo and Mt Cook National Park, an overnight cruise in Fiordland National Park. See the West Coast Glaciers and the Pancake Rock formations of Punakaiki and sail through the Marlborough Sounds - and that's only the start!
Discover one panorama after another on this scenic tour all over New Zealand. You'll explore forest and sea, mountains and lakes, glaciers and geysers and whales. Create friendships with like-minded holiday makers from all over the world as you explore New Zealand’s most beautiful places.
National Geographic Journeys are built on meaningful encounters with people and places, interactions with knowledgeable local guides, and the freedom to roam. This unique itinerary blends fun and hands-on exploration with opportunities to forge human connections with people we meet. Usually limited to 16 or fewer travellers, this immersive trip are accessibly priced and offer more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group.