New Zealand

New Zealand

Discover the breathtaking beauty of New Zealand, a land of stunning landscapes, Maori culture, and outdoor adventures. Explore the vibrant city of Auckland, known as the “City of Sails,” and visit the iconic Sky Tower for panoramic views of the harbour and surrounding islands. Venture to the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua, where geysers, hot springs, and Maori cultural experiences await.

Embark on a journey through the picturesque South Island, where you can marvel at the majestic Southern Alps and pristine glacial lakes. Experience the adrenaline rush of adventure activities in Queenstown, the “Adventure Capital of the World,” or indulge in the serene beauty of Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound.

Immerse yourself in the Maori culture and traditions, learning about their history and artistry. Sample the delectable flavours of New Zealand cuisine, from traditional Hangi to delicious seafood dishes.

Whether you’re exploring breathtaking landscapes, engaging in outdoor adventures, or embracing the rich Maori culture, holidays in New Zealand promise an unforgettable experience. Plan your dream holiday and let this captivating country amaze you with its natural wonders and vibrant culture.


New Zealand North Island

Start in Auckland, the City of Sails, and explore its bustling waterfront, iconic Sky Tower, and vibrant dining scene. Delve into the geothermal wonders of Rotorua, the Coromandel Peninsula, renowned for its pristine beaches, lush forests, and iconic Cathedral Cove. Discover the rich Maori heritage in the cultural capital of Wellington, home to Te Papa Tongarewa, the National Museum of New Zealand, and the vibrant Cuba Street.

For outdoor enthusiasts, Tongariro National Park beckons with its dramatic volcanic landscapes, including the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Don’t miss the chance to explore the charming town of Napier, famous for its Art Deco architecture, or the enchanting glowworm caves in Waitomo.

South Island

Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of New Zealand’s South Island with its diverse and captivating attractions. Start your journey in Christchurch, known as the Garden City, and explore its botanical gardens and vibrant arts scene.

Then, venture to the stunning landscapes of Fiordland National Park, where you can cruise through Milford Sound’s majestic fjords or hike the iconic Routeburn Track.

Continue your exploration to Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand, where you can indulge in thrilling activities like bungee jumping, skiing, or jet boating. Discover the pristine beauty of the West Coast’s Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, before immersing yourself in the charming heritage towns of Dunedin and Akaroa.

South Island

Essential Information


Our winter (their summer) can be hot, at least by our standards – although its a great time of year to go. Our summers tend to mean cool temperatures in the South, but it’s still pleasant on North Island.


At least 24 hours, but more often than not more – so a stopover can be advisable.


GMT/BST +12/13


New Zealand Dollar


Those looking for the great outdoors, escapism and adventure.


Of course no direct flights, but it’s common to travel either via America or Asia (and more commonly the Middle East).




Firstly, it’s nearest neighbours – Australia and the South Pacific, and then stopover destinations like America, Asia and the Middle East.






Franz Josef




Suggested Itineraries


Grand Explorer

Up to 25 days
Auckland, Matakobe, Cape Brett Cruise, Mtakana, Hobbiton – Rotorua, Lake Taupo, Napier, Wellington, Picton, Kaikoura, Dunedin, Te Anau, Queenstown, Haast Pass, Christchurch

An unforgettable journey through New Zealand, starting in Auckland, the City of Sails. Experience the vibrant culture and stunning landscapes before heading to Matakana, known for its boutique wineries and charming markets. Then, set sail on the Cape Brett Cruise, witnessing the majestic beauty of the Bay of Islands and the iconic Hole in the Rock.

Continue your adventure to Hobbiton in Matamata, where you can explore the enchanting world of Middle-earth. From there, journey to Rotorua, renowned for its geothermal wonders and Maori culture. Visit Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake, before exploring the art deco architecture of Napier.

Next, venture to the capital city of Wellington, where you can explore museums, galleries, and enjoy stunning harbour views. Board a ferry to Picton, gateway to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, then journey to Kaikoura for whale watching and stunning coastal scenery.

Continue south to Dunedin, known for its Scottish heritage and wildlife encounters. Explore the breathtaking landscapes of Te Anau and Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand. Traverse the scenic Haast Pass before concluding your tour in Christchurch, where historic charm meets modern innovation.

Mount Cook


18 day holiday
Auckland, Hibiscus Coast, Bay of Islands, Coromandel Coast, Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, Christchurch, Lake Tekapu, Queenstown, Doubtful Sound, Lake Wanaka, Tranzalpine Train, Christchurch

Embark on a mesmerising tour of New Zealand’s iconic highlights. Begin in Auckland, exploring its vibrant culture and stunning waterfront. Journey along the Hibiscus Coast to the serene Bay of Islands, known for its pristine beaches and historic sites.

Continue along the Coromandel Coast, where golden beaches meet lush rainforests, before reaching the Bay of Plenty for marine adventures. Experience the geothermal wonders of Rotorua, then fly to Christchurch for a blend of heritage and modernity.

Marvel at the turquoise waters of Lake Tekapo before immersing yourself in the adrenaline-fuelled activities of Queenstown. Cruise through the majestic Doubtful Sound and unwind by the tranquil shores of Lake Wanaka. Conclude your journey with a scenic ride on the TranzAlpine Train, traversing the breathtaking Southern Alps.

South Island

Southern Adventure

15 day holiday
Christchurch to Christchurch – Nelson, Kaikoura, Abel Tasman National Park, Haast, Milford Sound Overnight Cruise, Mount Cook, Tasman Glacier National Park

Embark on an enchanting tour of New Zealand’s South Island, starting in Christchurch, a city of resilience and creativity. Journey north to Kaikoura for thrilling marine encounters before reaching Nelson, a haven for artists and outdoor enthusiasts.

Explore the pristine beaches and turquoise waters of Abel Tasman National Park before heading south to Greymouth for a taste of the rugged West Coast. Marvel at the awe-inspiring Franz Josef Glacier and traverse the scenic Haast Pass to reach Wanaka, a playground for adventure seekers.

Cruise through the majestic Milford Sound and immerse yourself in the adrenaline-fuelled activities of Queenstown. Conclude your journey with a visit to the towering peaks of Mount Cook, offering unparalleled alpine vistas.


We would be delighted to talk about your holiday arrangements over the phone. You can contact us between 8am and 10pm every day (outside of office hours may not be immediate).

01442 879787


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