10 Best New Zealand Tour Companies & Reviews | 2024/2025

Best New Zealand Tour Companies

Search 27 New Zealand tour operators and travel companies, with 405 reviews.

# 1
of 45 matches
4.5
4,514 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
Age Range: families, students, 18-35, 35-55

Health Safety +

What they’re known for
Small group tours for active and adventurous travelers at a range of different price points and service levels.
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4.5 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|4,514 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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Why we love them
They’re very committed to sustainable and responsible tourism and contribute to important initiatives like climate action.
# 2
of 45 matches
4.6
46,083 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises
Age Range: 35-55, 55+
What they’re known for
Tours and experiences that include everything from the iconic sites to breaking bread with locals, guided by expert travel directors.
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4.6 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|46,083 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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Why we love them
Their travelers enjoy 24/7 travel expertise and dedicated service throughout the trips - everything is taken care of.
# 3
of 45 matches
4.7
4,132 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises
Age Range: 55+
What they’re known for
A huge variety of expertly-guided international trips that include cultural activities unique to the destination.
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4.7 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|4,132 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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Why we love them
With a history that spans back to 1918, they have unparalleled expertise in the guided tour industry and can cater to all types of travelers.
# 5
of 45 matches
4.7
18,069 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, Independent / Self-Guided Packages
Age Range: 35-55, 55+

Health Safety +

Cancellation Policy
What they’re known for
Global trips to both classic and exotic destinations with a focus on themed adventures, exciting physical activities and discovery of local culture.
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4.7 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|18,069 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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Why we love them
With a huge range of trip styles and themes, they cater to basically every type of traveler out there- even those with super specific interests.
# 7
of 45 matches
4.7
1,427 reviews
Type : Regional Expert
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours
Age Range: families, 35-55, 55+
What they’re known for
AAT Kings is known for being one of Australia and New Zealand's leading tour operators, specializing in guided tours.
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4.7 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|1,427 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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Why we love them
AAT Kings is renowned for its quality service, knowledgeable guides, and extensive network of destinations.
# 8
of 45 matches
4.7
6,596 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : budget
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
Age Range: students, 18-35
What they’re known for
Social travel for 18-35 year olds around the world.
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4.7 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|6,596 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
All Contiki company reviews
Why we love them
Their trips create life-long memories for young people setting off to discover the world.
# 12
of 45 matches
4.7
27 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises
What they’re known for
This 85-year-old Tour Operator offers proven expertise in travel to exotic destinations and delivers travelers a service-focused experience.
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4.7 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|27 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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Why we love them
Their experienced team of international specialists crafts journeys combining authentic experience with high standards of comfort.
# 16
of 45 matches
4.9
470 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises, Custom Itineraries
Age Range: 55+
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4.9 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|470 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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# 17
of 45 matches
3.5
30 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Private Guided Trips, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
Age Range: families, 18-35, 35-55, 55+
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3.5 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|30 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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# 19
of 45 matches
4.9
628 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Group Tours, Private Guided Trips, Custom Itineraries
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4.9 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|628 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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# 21
of 45 matches
5
35 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises
Age Range: 55+
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5 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|35 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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# 23
of 45 matches
4.9
163 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Group Tours, Private Guided Trips, River Cruises
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4.9 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|163 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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# 24
of 45 matches
5
2 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises, Custom Itineraries
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5 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|2 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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# 34
of 45 matches
4.9
150 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Private Guided Trips, Custom Itineraries
Age Range: students, 18-35, 35-55
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4.9 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|150 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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# 35
of 45 matches
4
577 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : budget
Trip Style: Group Tours
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4 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|577 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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# 48
of 45 matches
3.7
745 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises
Age Range: families, 18-35, 35-55, 55+
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3.7 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|745 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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# 49
of 45 matches
4.2
329 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, Small Ship & Expedition Cruises, River Cruises
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4.2 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|329 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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# 50
of 45 matches
4.7
12,820 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises, Independent / Self-Guided Packages
Age Range: 55+
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4.7 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|12,820 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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# 51
of 45 matches
4.9
3,574 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : standard
Trip Style: Custom Itineraries
Age Range: families, 18-35, 35-55, 55+
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4.9 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|3,574 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
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# 55
of 45 matches
4.6
16,298 reviews
Type : Global Operator
Service level : luxury
Trip Style: Group Tours, River Cruises
Age Range: 35-55, 55+
What they’re known for
Premium worldwide tours for curious travelers who want to get closer to the destination in comfort and style.
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4.6 Avg. Rating for New Zealand Trips|16,298 Reviews for New Zealand Trips
All Insight Vacations company reviews
Why we love them
They really care about everyone's individual needs on each tour and they have an incredible attention to detail.
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Best New Zealand Tour Companies

Search 27 New Zealand tour operators and travel companies, with 405 reviews.
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4.6/5  Excellent
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Mar 2024

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Self-designed 21 day trip to NZ

Geoff helped my wife and I to put together an itinerary that customized to our particular interests and preferences. At the outset he asked us where we'd like to go ...

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Anonymous

Apr 2018

Provided byExodus Travels

AWESOME NEW ZEALAND

This trip is one of the best we have experienced with Exodus. The varied walking, landscape and experiences on the trip make it an amazing adventure. Beware though...

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Anonymous

Jan 2018

Provided byExodus Travels

The best of New Zealand

What an amazing trip! I cannot recommend it highly enough - it showcasts everything that New Zealand has to offer, and despite travelling for 3 weeks it is not eno...

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Anonymous

Jan 2018

Provided byExodus Travels

A wonderful trip.

This trip covers a lot of ground, with a packed itinerary and with plenty of walking in beautiful scenery. The weather was very kind to us - we even saw Milford So...

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Anonymous

Jan 2018

Provided byExodus Travels

An Unexpected Journey.

An excellent introduction to both islands. There is so much to see and do that the time we had just whizzed by. It is clear that this trip only just touches the su...

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