New Zealand Tours & Trips 2020

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Style Style Small Group Tour Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
Private Guided Private tours give you the undivided attention of a guide, and often involve special access to sites and unique experiences not available to larger groups. This is a great option for families, couples, and small friend groups. Expect to pay a bit more for the extra service.
Self Guided Tour A travel company plans your itinerary and arranges all the logistics including lodging, local activities, and transportantion. You have the flexibility of a solo trip while still getting the convience and time savings of expert planning. Get 90% of the benefits of a tour, without a guide.
Group Tour Groups are between 25-60 people, typically ~30-40. Usually there will be many opportunities to split off and enjoy meals and excursions in smaller groups. This is the most economical way to travel, saving up to 40% versus booking the same itinerary yourself.
River Cruise These vessels are smaller than most ocean cruisers, limiting which amenties are available. Passenger counts can vary. One of the biggest advantages of a river cruise is the ability to dock at smaller ports and local villages.
Small Ship Cruise Small ship cruises usually have a max passenger count of 500. The primary purpose of these trips is to spend time off the vessel in local ports (e.g. Mediterranean) or experiencing nature (e.g Galapagos or Antarctica). Cabins can vary from budget to luxury.
Large Ship Cruise This is the "floating city" experience, with multiple ways to enjoy your vacation aboard the ship as much as on land. Ships are multiple floors, provide several activities, culinary, and shopping options. They often make fewer stops and have less time available for shore excursions.
Retreats Similar to a self guided tour but staying in one location only with activities and day outings included as a part of the stay.

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Lodging Level Lodging Level Camping Typically involves most nights sleeping in tents (sometimes permanent tented sites) or in rustic cabins and lodges.
Basic - 2 star You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Value - 3 star Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Premium - 4 star 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Luxury - 5 star The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical Level Physical Level Very Easy Minimal walking - motor vehicles available for all major parts of trip.
Easy Normal generally flat walking in urban or suburban environments.
Moderate Walking or physical activity half to most of day - no carrying equipment.
Strenuous All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included.
Extreme Very challenging all day hiking and backpacking carrying significant equipment.

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Travel Style Travel Style Flexible schedule A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers.
Full schedule For those looking to maximize their sight seeing time. You thrive on a packed day’s schedule from 8 am to 6pm, with some (but limited) free time. Most activities and meals included.
Balanced schedule You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included.

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Solo Friendly Solo Friendly Good for Singles Trips that specifically cater to travelers looking to meet other singles.
No Single Supplement Trips where single supplement is usually not required for solo travelers.

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New Zealand West Coast Adventure

Intrepid Travel
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7 days
$ 316 / day
$ 2,295
From : $ 2,990
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Full on
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
Highlights
  • Get out and see a different side to the South Island, making the most of the wide-open spaces of the rugged and largely unexplored West Coast.
  • Go deeper into the history of the area with stories of the goldrush days during visits to Kumara, Denniston and Arrowtown.
  • Take in the magic of the spectacular Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier regions during dips in hot pools weaving through rainforests and a walk around the shimmering Lake Matheson.
  • Witness the stunning, millions of years old scenery at the dramatic Pancake Rocks and the Hokitika Gorge, and spot fur seals at Cape Foulwind.
Visits:
Alps, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Walk the Queen Charlotte Track

Intrepid Travel
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4 days
$ 364 / day
$ 1,560
From : $ 1,966
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Full on
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value (3*)
Highlights
  • Hike sections of the Queen Charlotte Track with an expert local leader, weaving through some of the most awe-inspiring scenery of New Zealand’s South Island while learning about its history.
  • Venture from the historic site at Meretoto to the beautiful Endeavour Inlet where you’ll have the chance to explore the bay in a kayak or on a stand up paddleboard.
  • Wander along the coastline through gorgeous native bush and listen for the calls of fantails and bellbirds before arriving at the picturesque seaside settlement of Punga Cove.
  • The scenery may be wild but your accommodation couldn’t be more comfortable – rest your head each night in well positioned lodges with modern amenities.
Visits:
New Zealand
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Sweet as South Reverse (Start in Christchurch, Fr ...

Contiki
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10 days
$ 162 / day
$ 1,615
From : $ 2,261
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 3 Dinner (D)
  • 7 Breakfast (B)
  • Hokitika:
  • Wanaka: Stop in the beautiful lake side town of Wanaka
  • Queenstown: Get your adrenaline pumping on the World's first, and some would say most famous, Bungy Jump
  • Queenstown: Visit a wine vineyard in the famed Gibbston Valley and try some of the local specialties.
  • Milford Sound: Cruise along the glassy waters and get the kind of view people write poems about. You’ll see why it’s a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Te Anau:
  • Lake Ohau: See the peak of Mt Cook/Aoraki from across the beautiful blue glacial Lake Ohau
  • Lake Tekapo: See the church on the shores of Lake Tekapo with a backdrop of snow-capped peaks. And get that iconic Insta pic.
  • Lake Tekapo: Stop at Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo and Geraldine
  • Lake Tekapo: Visit the Dark Sky Experience which combines Māori astronomy, storytelling and science together in an interactive display.
Visits:
Alps, Christchurch, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Sweet as South Reverse (Start in Wellington, From ...

Contiki
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13 days
$ 172 / day
$ 2,241
From : $ 3,137
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 11 Breakfast (B)
  • 3 Dinner (D)
  • Hokitika:
  • Wanaka: Stop in the beautiful lake side town of Wanaka
  • Queenstown: Get your adrenaline pumping on the World's first, and some would say most famous, Bungy Jump
  • Queenstown: Visit a wine vineyard in the famed Gibbston Valley and try some of the local specialties.
  • Milford Sound: Cruise along the glassy waters and get the kind of view people write poems about. You’ll see why it’s a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Te Anau:
  • Lake Ohau: See the peak of Mt Cook/Aoraki from across the beautiful blue glacial Lake Ohau
  • Lake Tekapo: See the church on the shores of Lake Tekapo with a backdrop of snow-capped peaks. And get that iconic Insta pic.
  • Lake Tekapo: Stop at Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo and Geraldine
  • Lake Tekapo: Visit the Dark Sky Experience which combines Māori astronomy, storytelling and science together in an interactive display.
Visits:
Alps, Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington, New Zealand
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Northern Choice Plus Kaikoura (From Oct 2023 to S ...

Contiki
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13 days
$ 171 / day
$ 2,227
From : $ 3,118
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 3 Dinner (D)
  • 11 Breakfast (B)
  • Auckland:
  • Auckland: See the 'City of Sails' harbour made famous by the America's Cup
  • Paihia: Fill up on a dinner of fish 'n' chips (Kiwi style) overlooking the Bay of Islands in Paihia. This is probably what heaven feels like.
  • Whangarei: Explore the Hundertwasser Art Center
  • Paihia: Get a dose of history with a guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Rotorua: Experience a traditional Māori cultural performance and feast on a ground-smoked hāngi dinner
  • Rotorua: See (and smell) Rotorua's bubbling geothermic mud pools
  • Rotorua: Visit the New Zealand Kiwi Hatchery at Rainbow Springs near Rotorua and hear about their efforts to save New Zealand's adorable national bird
  • Huka Falls: Visit the awesome Huka Falls
  • Mount Ruapehu: See an active stratovolcano with Mt Ruapeh
  • Mount Ruapehu: See more of the sights made famous in the "The Lord of the Rings"
  • Wellington:
  • Kaikoura:
  • Kaikoura: We meet eco-warrior Sabrina Leucht, who has worked for many years tending to injured native birds and is now working to establish the regions first wildlife hospital. MAKE TRAVEL MATTER ® Experience
Visits:
Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, New Zealand
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The Big Tiki - Queenstown to Auckland

Contiki
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20 days
$ 169 / day
$ 3,375
From : $ 4,725
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 18 Breakfast (B)
  • 5 Dinner (D)
  • Queenstown: Get your adrenaline pumping on the World's first, and some would say most famous, Bungy Jump
  • Queenstown: Visit a wine vineyard in the famed Gibbston Valley and try some of the local specialties.
  • Wanaka: Stop in the beautiful lake side town of Wanaka
  • Hokitika:
  • Kaikoura: We meet eco-warrior Sabrina Leucht, who has worked for many years tending to injured native birds and is now working to establish the regions first wildlife hospital. MAKE TRAVEL MATTER ® Experience
  • Wellington:
  • Mount Ruapehu: See more of the sights made famous in the "The Lord of the Rings"
  • Mount Ruapehu: See an active stratovolcano with Mt Ruapeh
  • Rotorua: Visit the New Zealand Kiwi Hatchery at Rainbow Springs near Rotorua and hear about their efforts to save New Zealand's adorable national bird
  • Rotorua: See (and smell) Rotorua's bubbling geothermic mud pools
  • Rotorua: Experience a traditional Māori cultural performance and feast on a ground-smoked hāngi dinner
  • Huka Falls: Visit the awesome Huka Falls
  • Auckland: See the 'City of Sails' harbour made famous by the America's Cup
  • Paihia: Get a dose of history with a guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Paihia: Fill up on a dinner of fish 'n' chips (Kiwi style) overlooking the Bay of Islands in Paihia. This is probably what heaven feels like.
  • Whangarei: See the work of the visionary Austrian painter, architect and ecological activist who made New Zealand his spiritual home.
Visits:
Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington, New Zealand
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Sweet as South plus Kaikoura (End Wellington, Fro ...

Contiki
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13 days
$ 172 / day
$ 2,241
From : $ 3,137
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 3 Dinner (D)
  • 11 Breakfast (B)
  • Lake Ohau: See the peak of Mt Cook/Aoraki from across the beautiful blue glacial Lake Ohau
  • Lake Tekapo: See the church on the shores of Lake Tekapo with a backdrop of snow-capped peaks. And get that iconic Insta pic.
  • Lake Tekapo: Stop at Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo and Geraldine
  • Lake Tekapo: Visit the Dark Sky Experience which combines Māori astronomy, storytelling and science together in an interactive display.
  • Te Anau:
  • Milford Sound: Cruise along the glassy waters and get the kind of view people write poems about. You’ll see why it’s a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Queenstown: Get your adrenaline pumping on the World's first, and some would say most famous, Bungy Jump
  • Queenstown: Visit a wine vineyard in the famed Gibbston Valley and try some of the local specialties.
  • Wanaka: Stop in the beautiful lake side town of Wanaka
  • Hokitika:
  • Kaikoura: We meet eco-warrior Sabrina Leucht, who has worked for many years tending to injured native birds and is now working to establish the regions first wildlife hospital. MAKE TRAVEL MATTER ® Experience
  • Kaikoura: We meet eco-warrior Sabrina Leucht, who has worked for many years tending to injured native birds and is now working to establish the regions first wildlife hospital. MAKE TRAVEL MATTER ® Experience
Visits:
Alps, Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington, New Zealand
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Kiwiana Panorama Plus Kaikoura - Auckland to Quee ...

Contiki
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17 days
$ 169 / day
$ 2,871
From : $ 4,019
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 4 Dinner (D)
  • 15 Breakfast (B)
  • Huka Falls: Visit the awesome Huka Falls
  • Mount Ruapehu: See an active stratovolcano with Mt Ruapeh
  • Mount Ruapehu: See more of the sights made famous in the "The Lord of the Rings"
  • Wellington:
  • Kaikoura:
  • Kaikoura: We meet eco-warrior Sabrina Leucht, who has worked for many years tending to injured native birds and is now working to establish the regions first wildlife hospital. MAKE TRAVEL MATTER ® Experience
  • Hokitika:
  • Wanaka: Stop in the beautiful lake side town of Wanaka
  • Queenstown: Get your adrenaline pumping on the World's first, and some would say most famous, Bungy Jump
  • Queenstown: Visit a wine vineyard in the famed Gibbston Valley and try some of the local specialties.
Visits:
Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington, New Zealand
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Sun & Steam

Contiki
Premier
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7 days
$ 166 / day
$ 1,159
From : $ 1,623
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 2 Dinner (D)
  • 5 Breakfast (B)
  • Auckland:
  • Auckland: See the 'City of Sails' harbour made famous by the America's Cup
  • Paihia: Fill up on a dinner of fish 'n' chips (Kiwi style) overlooking the Bay of Islands in Paihia. This is probably what heaven feels like.
  • Whangarei: Explore the Hundertwasser Art Center
  • Paihia: Get a dose of history with a guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Rotorua: Experience a traditional Māori cultural performance and feast on a ground-smoked hāngi dinner
  • Rotorua: See (and smell) Rotorua's bubbling geothermic mud pools
  • Rotorua: Visit the New Zealand Kiwi Hatchery at Rainbow Springs near Rotorua and hear about their efforts to save New Zealand's adorable national bird
Visits:
Auckland, New Zealand
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Kiwiana Panorama Plus Kaikoura

Contiki
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Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
19 days
$ 173 / day
$ 3,285
From : $ 4,599
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 5 Dinner (D)
  • 16 Breakfast (B)
  • Huka Falls: Visit the awesome Huka Falls
  • Mount Ruapehu: See an active stratovolcano with Mt Ruapeh
  • Mount Ruapehu: See more of the sights made famous in the "The Lord of the Rings"
  • Wellington:
  • Kaikoura:
  • Kaikoura: We meet eco-warrior Sabrina Leucht, who has worked for many years tending to injured native birds and is now working to establish the regions first wildlife hospital. MAKE TRAVEL MATTER ® Experience
  • Hokitika:
  • Wanaka: Stop in the beautiful lake side town of Wanaka
  • Queenstown: Get your adrenaline pumping on the World's first, and some would say most famous, Bungy Jump
  • Queenstown: Visit a wine vineyard in the famed Gibbston Valley and try some of the local specialties.
  • Milford Sound: Cruise along the glassy waters and get the kind of view people write poems about. You’ll see why it’s a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Te Anau:
  • Lake Ohau: See the peak of Mt Cook/Aoraki from across the beautiful blue glacial Lake Ohau
  • Lake Tekapo: See the church on the shores of Lake Tekapo with a backdrop of snow-capped peaks. And get that iconic Insta pic.
  • Lake Tekapo: Stop at Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo and Geraldine
  • Lake Tekapo: Visit the Dark Sky Experience which combines Māori astronomy, storytelling and science together in an interactive display.
Visits:
Alps, Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington, New Zealand
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Ultimate NZ Ski (Summer 2023)

Contiki
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8 days
$ 191 / day
$ 1,525
From : $ 2,135
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : Minimal walking - motor vehicles available for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair accessible
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 2 Dinner (D)
  • 6 Breakfast (B)
  • Queenstown:
Visits:
Queenstown, New Zealand
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Kiwiana Panorama Plus Kaikoura

Contiki
Premier
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
19 days
$ 175 / day
$ 3,321
From : $ 4,649
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 5 Dinner (D)
  • 17 Breakfast (B)
  • Lake Ohau: See the peak of Mt Cook/Aoraki from across the beautiful blue glacial Lake Ohau
  • Lake Tekapo: See the church on the shores of Lake Tekapo with a backdrop of snow-capped peaks. And get that iconic Insta pic.
  • Lake Tekapo: Stop at Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo and Geraldine
  • Lake Tekapo: Visit the Dark Sky Experience which combines Māori astronomy, storytelling and science together in an interactive display.
  • Te Anau:
  • Milford Sound: Cruise along the glassy waters and get the kind of view people write poems about. You’ll see why it’s a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Queenstown: Get your adrenaline pumping on the World's first, and some would say most famous, Bungy Jump
  • Queenstown: Visit a wine vineyard in the famed Gibbston Valley and try some of the local specialties.
  • Wanaka: Stop in the beautiful lake side town of Wanaka
  • Hokitika:
  • Kaikoura: We meet eco-warrior Sabrina Leucht, who has worked for many years tending to injured native birds and is now working to establish the regions first wildlife hospital. MAKE TRAVEL MATTER ® Experience
  • Wellington:
  • Mount Ruapehu: See more of the sights made famous in the "The Lord of the Rings"
  • Mount Ruapehu: See an active stratovolcano with Mt Ruapeh
  • Rotorua: Visit the New Zealand Kiwi Hatchery at Rainbow Springs near Rotorua and hear about their efforts to save New Zealand's adorable national bird
  • Rotorua: See (and smell) Rotorua's bubbling geothermic mud pools
  • Rotorua: Experience a traditional Māori cultural performance and feast on a ground-smoked hāngi dinner
  • Huka Falls: Visit the awesome Huka Falls
Visits:
Alps, Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington, New Zealand
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The Big Tiki, Auckland to Christchurch, Oct 2022 ...

Contiki
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Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
22 days
$ 173 / day
$ 3,816
From : $ 5,342
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 6 Dinner (D)
  • 19 Breakfast (B)
  • Auckland:
  • Auckland: See the 'City of Sails' harbour made famous by the America's Cup
  • Paihia: Fill up on a dinner of fish 'n' chips (Kiwi style) overlooking the Bay of Islands in Paihia. This is probably what heaven feels like.
  • Whangarei: Explore the Hundertwasser Art Center
  • Paihia: Get a dose of history with a guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Rotorua: Experience a traditional Māori cultural performance and feast on a ground-smoked hāngi dinner
  • Rotorua: See (and smell) Rotorua's bubbling geothermic mud pools
  • Rotorua: Visit the New Zealand Kiwi Hatchery at Rainbow Springs near Rotorua and hear about their efforts to save New Zealand's adorable national bird
  • Huka Falls: Visit the awesome Huka Falls
  • Mount Ruapehu: See an active stratovolcano with Mt Ruapeh
  • Mount Ruapehu: See more of the sights made famous in the "The Lord of the Rings"
  • Wellington:
  • Kaikoura:
  • Kaikoura: We meet eco-warrior Sabrina Leucht, who has worked for many years tending to injured native birds and is now working to establish the regions first wildlife hospital. MAKE TRAVEL MATTER ® Experience
  • Hokitika:
  • Wanaka: Stop in the beautiful lake side town of Wanaka
  • Queenstown: Get your adrenaline pumping on the World's first, and some would say most famous, Bungy Jump
  • Queenstown: Visit a wine vineyard in the famed Gibbston Valley and try some of the local specialties.
  • Milford Sound: Cruise along the glassy waters and get the kind of view people write poems about. You’ll see why it’s a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Te Anau:
  • Lake Ohau: See the peak of Mt Cook/Aoraki from across the beautiful blue glacial Lake Ohau
  • Lake Tekapo: See the church on the shores of Lake Tekapo with a backdrop of snow-capped peaks. And get that iconic Insta pic.
  • Lake Tekapo: Stop at Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo and Geraldine
  • Lake Tekapo: Visit the Dark Sky Experience which combines Māori astronomy, storytelling and science together in an interactive display.
Visits:
Alps, Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington, New Zealand
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Sweet as South (End in Christchurch, Oct 2023 unt ...

Contiki
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Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
10 days
$ 162 / day
$ 1,615
From : $ 2,261
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 3 Dinner (D)
  • 8 Breakfast (B)
  • Lake Ohau: See the peak of Mt Cook/Aoraki from across the beautiful blue glacial Lake Ohau
  • Lake Tekapo: See the church on the shores of Lake Tekapo with a backdrop of snow-capped peaks. And get that iconic Insta pic.
  • Lake Tekapo: Stop at Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo and Geraldine
  • Lake Tekapo: Visit the Dark Sky Experience which combines Māori astronomy, storytelling and science together in an interactive display.
  • Te Anau:
  • Milford Sound: Cruise along the glassy waters and get the kind of view people write poems about. You’ll see why it’s a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Queenstown: Get your adrenaline pumping on the World's first, and some would say most famous, Bungy Jump
  • Queenstown: Visit a wine vineyard in the famed Gibbston Valley and try some of the local specialties.
  • Wanaka: Stop in the beautiful lake side town of Wanaka
  • Hokitika:
Visits:
Alps, Christchurch, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Kiwiana Panorama Plus Kaikoura - Queenstown to Au ...

Contiki
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Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
17 days
$ 161 / day
$ 2,745
From : $ 3,843
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
Travel Style : Array Mixed
Physical Level : All or most of day hiking or biking, hills included. Moderate
Lodging Level : You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping. Basic (2*)
Highlights
  • 15 Breakfast (B)
  • 4 Dinner (D)
  • Queenstown: Get your adrenaline pumping on the World's first, and some would say most famous, Bungy Jump
  • Queenstown: Visit a wine vineyard in the famed Gibbston Valley and try some of the local specialties.
  • Wanaka: Stop in the beautiful lake side town of Wanaka
  • Hokitika:
  • Kaikoura: We meet eco-warrior Sabrina Leucht, who has worked for many years tending to injured native birds and is now working to establish the regions first wildlife hospital. MAKE TRAVEL MATTER ® Experience
  • Wellington:
  • Mount Ruapehu: See more of the sights made famous in the "The Lord of the Rings"
  • Mount Ruapehu: See an active stratovolcano with Mt Ruapeh
  • Rotorua: Visit the New Zealand Kiwi Hatchery at Rainbow Springs near Rotorua and hear about their efforts to save New Zealand's adorable national bird
  • Rotorua: See (and smell) Rotorua's bubbling geothermic mud pools
  • Rotorua: Experience a traditional Māori cultural performance and feast on a ground-smoked hāngi dinner
  • Huka Falls: Visit the awesome Huka Falls
Visits:
Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington, New Zealand
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    Exploring the quaint shores, coffee shops, and restaurants as well as an adventure activity or two in beautiful Queenstown.

    Hiking one or more of New Zealand’s world-famous “tracks” -- Milford, Routeburn or others -- to challenge yourself on mountain terrain while enjoying panoramic views.

    Going on a thrilling white water rafting adventure tour down Buller Gorge.

    Making your way through a dark glow-worm cave on New Zealand’s South Island, with the worms glowing like stars on a cave-roof “sky.”

    Sailing Milford Sound in New Zealand’s southern Fjordland, one of the world’s most spectacular boat trips.

    Walking through the Whirinaki rainforest on New Zealand’s North Island in the company of a Maori guide while learning about the flora and fauna and tribal history.



7,466 New Zealand Tour Reviews - Summary 95% Recommend

4.7 out of 5
Excellent 5,528
Great 1,566
Average 200
Disappointing 79
Terrible 93
Value
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4.7
Activities
4.7
Lodging
4.7
Transportation
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Meals
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Very knowledgeable representatives

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

Very knowledgeable representatives, very tailored and expedited trip planning, efficient communication. Overall an excellent experience working with ACIS.

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Operator ACIS

ACIS’ extraordinary itineraries

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

My Along the Adriatic trip with ACIS was extraordinary! I loved our itinerary of going to Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro, and Venice! Such a fascinating look at that part of the world. Our tour guide, Peter Ede, was amazing, and as he described it, it was like going to Austria, set in the Caribbean!

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I have enjoyed the diligence and quick…

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

I have enjoyed the diligence and quick response of ACIS. The flight and hotel were scheduled fast, and I have received updates notifications. Also, Ms. Beth Pfohl contacted em to confirm if I do prefer a flight from my closet airport (BWI) or a direct flight from (IAD) from the other airport in Washington, DC area. That was a very nice detail, I really appreciate it.

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Operator ACIS

Communication

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

Great agents always willing to answer any questions!

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Operator ACIS

Fantastische ervaring

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

Fantastische ervaring. Was voor mij de eerste cruise en echt heel erg goed. De kamer, het even, echt erg goed allemaal

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Operator Holland America Line

I have loved working with ACIS since…

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0

I have loved working with ACIS since 2005 and I’m looking forward to my next trip this summer!

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Operator ACIS

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