New Zealand holidays take you to a land of unrivalled natural beauty, dynamic Maori heritage, and endless adventure. From its welcoming cities to its impossibly photogenic landscapes, there’s so much to see and do here that you’ll never want your New Zealand vacation to end.
The North Island is home to the capital, vibrant and laid-back Wellington, as well as cosmopolitan Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city.
Not to be outdone, the South Island boasts picturesque Christchurch and adventure-filled Queenstown among its ranks. Wherever you choose to go, our New Zealand tour packages will ensure you don’t miss out on any of the highlights.
Visit another world on your New Zealand holiday
Despite its compact size, the country packs in a stunning variety of breath-taking natural scenery, and self-drive New Zealand holidays are a fantastic way of exploring.
Travel to the distinctive geothermal landscape of Rotorua on North Island. Lose yourself in this dynamic region of surging rivers, seething mud pools and spouting geysers, where the tang of sulphur scents the air. You can enjoy hiking through dense forests and mountains, or relax in nutrient-rich hot springs at luxury spas.
A fly-drive New Zealand trip opens up the opportunity to travel to both islands, enabling you to tour the elegant silence of the glaciers and fjords in the south-west of the country.
New Zealand also offers a unique opportunity to explore fictional worlds. Fans of The Lord of the Rings can journey to Middle Earth and immerse themselves in Tolkien’s creation. Visit Hobbiton to stroll through the Shire, and enjoy a pint at the Green Dragon Inn, or venture out to some of the real-world locations used in the films.
Great sample itineraries
From the steaming geysers of Rotorua to the sheer mountains and inky waters of Milford Sound, there’s a world of wonders to explore in our inspiring New Zealand holiday packages. Get inspired by our selection of popular itineraries.
Escorted Tour South Island New Zealand
Auckland To Christchurch Tour
Explore New Zealand
“Make sure you visit both the North Island and South Island during your NZ holiday. They offer completely different experiences - from the landscapes to the things to do and see. In my experience, you’ll need at least 14 nights to fit everything in.”
“If you’re planning to hike some of New Zealand’s amazing trails, come prepared. Bring plenty of food and water, plus a first aid kit just in case. The weather is notoriously unpredictable, so pack for all conditions. Guided New Zealand tours are great for novice hikers, allowing you to relax and focus on enjoying the spectacular scenery.”
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