This two-day trip from Queenstown to Christchurch packs a lot of experiences into a short time. Experience the scenic beauty of a New Zealand road trip without having to drive yourself, as you travel by comfortable coach and train. Enjoy a mix of free time and guided walks or other tours. You can choose activities to suit your own needs and interests. This trip is an easy and adventure-filled way of traveling between the two cities.
Board the ‘Milford Mariner’ for a Milford Sound overnight cruise along this pristine waterway, situated in New Zealand’s impressive Fiordland National Park. Cruise the entire length of the fiord before your captain anchors in Harrison Cove. Then, spend the night in a private single or twin-share en suite cabin, including a 3-course buffet dinner and breakfast. Listen to a nature guide on board and make use of provided kayaks to explore waterfalls and glacial-carved cliffs like Mitre Peak.
Combine three of New Zealand’s most popular attractions on this 2-day tour from Auckland. Step into Middle Earth with a tour of the Hobbiton movie set from the Lord of the Rings, explore the geothermal landscapes of Rotorua, and cruise through the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. This great-value tour includes hotel pickup, some meals, and overnight accommodation in Rotorua.
Discover the otherworldly beauty of New Zealand’s North Island, from Rotorua’s geothermal pools and the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to the Shire at the Hobbiton Movie Set. On this 2-day coach tour from Auckland, you’ll experience ancient Maori traditions with a ‘hangi’ dinner, the filmmaking history of ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ a duck tour and a visit to the Agrodome. Enjoy standard (3 star hotel) or superior (4 star hotel) overnight accommodation in Rotorua.
A great way to experience the extraordinary TranzAlpine train journey and visit the West Coast glaciers. Hailed as one of the greatest train journeys in the world, the TranzAlpine train journey will take your breath away! Scenic highlights include views from the train, the wild West Coast, visiting Franz Josef Glacier, seeing Lakes Wanaka and Hawea and of course arriving at bustling Queenstown!This is an Independent coach tour, where you travel on a combination of touring coaches and sightseeing services with commentary and/or point to point coaches which may not have commentary. You will be with different people on each part of the tour and different drivers. You have free time to explore on your own and are free to choose where and when to eat, meals are not included unless specified.
Board the ‘Milford Mariner’ for a Milford Sound overnight cruise, including round-trip transport by luxury coach from Queenstown with the option to return by air. Journey the entire length of Milford Sound, before sleeping in your private single or twin-share en suite cabin in sheltered Harrison Cove. Hear informative onboard commentary by a nature guide, and enjoy a 3-course buffet dinner, breakfast, and use of provided kayaks. Upgrade for a scenic flight back to Queenstown.
Discover the otherworldly beauty of New Zealand’s North Island, from Rotorua’s geothermal pools and the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to the Shire at the Hobbiton Movie Set. On this 2-day coach tour from Auckland, you’ll experience ancient Maori traditions, the filmmaking history of ‘The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movie. Enjoy standard (4 star hotel) overnight accommodation in Rotorua. 2-day tour of Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton and Rotorua from Auckland Visit the famous Waitomo Caves and learn how the glowworms radiate a magical luminescent light Discover Rotorua's cultural heritage and geothermal activity on a relaxing duck tour by amphibious vehicle! Experience real Maori culture at Tamaki Village with rituals, ceremonies, performances, storytelling and Admire Te Puia with its thermal mud pools and impressive geysers and beautiful kiwi bird watching. Enjoy a scenic drive across the Kaimai Ranges before you head to the Shire and Middle-earth on a Hobbiton Movie Set tour
Cruise on breathtaking Doubtful Sound and explore Te Anau Caves with this 2-day Super Saver, departing from Te Anau. First, travel across Lake Manapouri and glide over the deep waters of Doubtful Sound on a wilderness cruise in search of dolphins, penguins and other marine life. On the following day, take a guided tour into a subterranean labyrinth where glowworms illuminate the dark caverns. Visit two of New Zealand's best natural attractions at one discounted price.
This a very popular 2 day and 1 night trip from Christchurch to Queenstown ( or in reverse ) via the South Island's rugged West Coast. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and deliver you to the World renowned Tranz Alpine train, which bisects the Canterbury farming plains, foothills and mountains, before reaching the alpine village of Arthur's Pass. Your guide will meet you, show you some of the area before travelling onto the West Coast. You'll hear the history of Maori, greenstone, gold, visit historic towns like Hokitika and travel on south through stunning rain forests to the glacier country. Staying in Franz Josef the night gives you the opportunity of a helicopter glacier landing ( not included in the tour price ) as well a stunning photo opportunities. From here the journey continues south along the coast before eventually swinging inland over the dramatic Gates of Haast, finally heading past Lakes Wanaka and Hawea and over the Crown Range road to Queenstown.
This Doubtful Sound overnight cruise takes you over Manapouri Lake to this South Island gem in the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park. Board the ‘Fiordland Navigator,’ a 3-mast motorized boat designed on a traditional scow, and cruise past soaring granite peaks in New Zealand’s second-largest fiord. Learn from an onboard nature guide about wildlife such as fur seals, penguins, and bottlenose dolphins. Then spend the night in a comfortable cabin, including a 3-course buffet dinner and breakfast. Join the cruise in Manapouri or include coach transfers from Te Anau or Queenstown.
See some of New Zealand’s most stunning alpine scenery and learn the ropes of mountaineering on this overnight climbing excursion from Wanaka to Aoraki/Mount Cook. All transport, equipment, accommodation, and guidance is provided, ensuring a stress-free and safe adventure for beginners and experienced climbers alike. With astounding views and heady heights, experience some of New Zealand’s finest alpine terrain.
We are passionate about the Coromandel and, as this is our playground, our local guides are able to showcase what the peninsula has to offer better than anyone and give you an insight into the local life.
Don’t miss the chance to take a must-do overnight cruise on Milford Sound aboard the ‘Milford Mariner,’ with round-trip transport from Te Anau by luxury coach. Cruise the entire length of the impressive fiord, passing towering cliffs like Mitre Peak. Then anchor for the night in sheltered Harrison Cove, where a nature guide on board helps you make use of provided kayaks to explore. Select a private single or twin-share ensuite cabin, including a 3-course buffet dinner and breakfast.
Seeing so many North Island highlights within a limited time frame can be tough: this tour makes it easy. Experience what the North Island has to offer with this incredible private two-day adventure. Journey to Middle Earth at the Hobbiton Movie Set Tour, witness the natural magnificence of Rotorua’s geothermal landscape and explore and see glistening glow worms at Waitomo Caves. Explore gardens, parks, Blue Lake and stand below towering Redwoods.
This Te Anau Super Saver lets you experience two top New Zealand destinations — Milford Sound and Te Anau Glowworm Caves — ideal for nature lovers visiting the South Island. Take a Milford Sound cruise in UNESCO-listed Fiordland on your first day, followed by a subterranean exploration of the Te Anau cave system on the second day. Gaze in wonder at the granite spire of Mitre Peak, then see glowworms twinkling in the darkness underground.
Get an early start from Auckland to access some of the best sites in the central North Island. Absorb the dark glitter of the Waitomo Caves, the pint-size houses of the set of The Hobbit at 'Hobbiton', and the bubbling geothermal activity of Rotorua and Taupo. Overnight accommodation is sorted for you and the drive goes much quicker with the on board commentary.
A Kaikoura whale-watching cruise and dolphin swim are the highlights of this delightful 2-day nature tour, round-trip from Christchurch. Your marine experience includes a visit to a New Zealand fur seal colony and suiting up in snorkel gear to swim alongside the amazing dusky dolphins. Stay overnight with 5-star accommodation in this tiny coastal town after a scenic drive by coach through North Canterbury, and stop for complimentary wine tasting on the return journey.
Board a Milford Sound cruise and ride a vintage steamship across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak High Country Farm on this Queenstown Super Saver. Take your tours on two separate days, soaking up the breathtaking alpine landscapes of the South Island. First, spot marine life as your experienced skipper navigates the serene waters of the UNESCO-listed Fiordland. The next day, enjoy typical New Zealand hospitality at a rural farm with wool spinning, sheep sheering and either morning or afternoon tea.
Visit some of the best spots in the upper North Island, in this tour from Auckland. From the glittering Waitomo caves and magical Hobbiton to the spray of Huka Falls, benefiting from an experienced guide, convenient transportation, and inclusive entrance tickets. This tour gets you to great locations swiftly.
Cruise around two of the South Island’s most scenic waterways with this Queenstown Super Saver that takes place over two days. First, cross Lake Manapouri and Wilmot Pass to Doubtful Sound for a catamaran cruise; search for wildlife in the pristine wilderness flanked by forested peaks and waterfalls. The next day, board a vintage steamship for a ride across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak High Country Farm. Enjoy New Zealand hospitality with morning or afternoon tea and get an up-close look at rural life.
Just off the Kapiti Coast is Kapiti Island, a bird and nature sanctuary free of predators and pests. This overnight experience offers the one-of-a-kind opportunity to stay overnight on the otherwise uninhabited island. Try one of the island’s many walking tracks and spot native birds in the canopy. Later, enjoy a chef-prepared meal in your luxury accommodation and then head out with your guide to look for New Zealand’s endangered, nocturnal national icon - the kiwi.
Explore Queenstown nature on a half-day walking tour along the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Enjoy views of the Remarkables mountain range as you take an easy route through native beech forest and learn about South Island flora and birdlife. Soak up the water views and hear Maori legends of the lake. Your morning or afternoon tour includes a snack plus hotel pickup and drop-off. Numbers are limited to 10 people, ensuring a small-group experience with your knowledgeable nature guide.
This spectacular overnight tour is perfect for travelers who want to take their time and explore the best food, wine, and sights near Wairarapa Coast. The tour gives you the flexibility to choose from different tiered packages that include multiple meals or accommodation. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transport and guide narration along the way. You’ll see a lot in a short space of time, including Kaitoke Regional Park, Matakitaki-au-Kupe seal colony, Cape Palliser Lighthouse, Castlepoint, and wineries in Martinborough.
Tongariro National Park is New Zealand's oldest national park and a dual World Heritage Site. The Tongariro National Park is rich in both cultural identity and dramatic, awe-inspiring natural scenery. Unique landforms, including the volcanic peaks of Ngauruhoe, Tongariro and Ruapehu ensure the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is considered a world-renowned trek.The Must-Haves For Your Trek:Tongariro National Park can be subject to unpredictable weather, and conditions can change quickly. It is important that all walkers carry the essentials for their journey across.Take:Food and plenty of fluid, especially in the summer months. If you are planning on completing any of the summit tracks, ensure you have additional water supplies.Waterproof and wind-proof raincoat and trousersStrong, sturdy boots (you will be trekking over uneven volcanic terrain)Warm clothing layers:woollen or polypropylene thermals and fleeceHat and glovesSunscreen and sunglassesFirst Aid KitMapCellphone