New Zealand

The Best Tailor-made NZ Holidays
Our New Zealand holidays are highly popular for a reason - you get to holiday exactly the way you want! Choose the activities you want, the thrills you want and the places you wish to stay in. Just let us know and we will craft the perfect NZ itinerary for you, ranging from 7 nights to 18+ nights.

The most awesome Honeymoons, guaranteed
If it's your honeymoon, we can offer you several options to add a touch of romance and luxury to your holiday, including stay options from our exclusive luxury lodge collection. Just let us know it's your honeymoon and we can customize the holiday to include an added bit of leisure to suit your pace.

Adventure Holidays don't get any better than this
For an adrenalin rush, we also have on offer virtually all exhilarating adventure activities that New Zealand is so famous for. Sky-diving, bungy-jump, canyoning, river-rafting, fly-boarding, caving, paragliding, quad-biking, heli-hiking, kayaking... phew! It's virtually the best activity line-up in the world!

Viral popularity of our self-drive options
All our NZ holidays also feature self-drive as a default option, which is the most trending way to holiday in New Zealand (if you would like, luxury coach options are also available on request). On your honeymoon, just imagine the pleasure of self-driving with your loved one, exploring and discovering the stunning beauty of NZ at your own pace - it's a dream experience! And if you are travelling with your gang of friends too, self-driving ramps up the adventure and fun quotient that much more!

Hassle-free, all-inclusive, with an unbeatable best price guarantee
What's more, booking with us, you don't have to worry about anything. We'll provide you an all-inclusive holiday (with Visa, airfares, hotels, car rentals and activities all taken care of and organized like clock-work once you are there). You will also have access to the best 24/7 on-ground support just in case you end up needing some local assistance. All this naturally also comes with our price guarantee - a guarantee of being the cheapest compared to any online or offline price anywhere.

Itinerary

Day 1: Auckland
Arrive in Auckland today and relax after your long flight. Later, when you wish to head out, visit the Skycity Tower for panoramic views and then spend time at leisure at the Skycity casino & restaurants. Overnight at Auckland.

Day 2: Auckland – Bay of Islands
After a relaxed morning in Auckland, head out on a drive to Paihia and spend the day at leisure in this idyllic town. Overnight at Paihia.

Day 3: Bay of Islands
Embark on an excursion to the northern tip of New Zealand, called Cape Reinga, and enjoy the stunning ocean vistas. Then on your way back, drive along the sand on the Ninety-mile Beach in a custom-built coach and indulge in sand-boarding too. Another optional activity possible from this region is the scuba-diving experience at the Poor Knights Island, reputed as the world's best sub-tropical dive-site. Overnight at Paihia.

Day 4: Bay of Islands – Auckland
In the morning, embark on the exhilarating Hole in the Rock cruise, through the beautiful Bay of Islands, one of the highlights of this region. Later in the evening, return back to Auckland. Overnight at Auckland.

Day 5: Auckland – Rotorua
Drive to Rotorua today, stopping en route at the Waitomo Caves. In the Waitomo Caves, you will get to see the amazing glow-worm grotto, which is a dark cave illuminated only by thousands of glittering glow-worms on its roof. In the caves, you can also opt for the adrenalin activity of black-water rafting. Overnight at Rotorua.

Day 6: Rotorua
Take a guided excursion to experience Rotorua's unique geology. Visit geysers such as the Lady Knox Geyser and multi-coloured lakes like the Champagne pool. Adventure sports options in Rotorua include the exhilarating Rotorua Rainforest Canopy Zipline, river-rafting, quad-biking as well as The Squeeze geothermal experience. Overnight at Rotorua.

Day 7: Rotorua – Christchurch – Lake Tekapo
Fly to Christchurch, pick up your car and start the first leg of your grand South Island road trip with a drive to the stunningly blue Lake Tekapo. Enjoy Lake Tekapo’s serenity during the day and at night, experience star-gazing below one of the clearest star-studded night skies in NZ. Overnight at Lake Tekapo.

Day 8: Lake Tekapo
A short drive today will bring you to NZ’s highest mountain, Mount Cook. The road is right along the stunning Lake Pukaki, the colour of which has to be seen to be believed! Mt. Cook itself is one of the best places for short alpine hikes in NZ. Explore and soak in the natural beauty all round. You also have the option to take a scenic helicopter flight that includes a snow landing. Overnight at Lake Tekapo.

Day 9: Lake Tekapo – Queenstown
Drive to Queenstown today and settle in. Later, take the Skyline Gondola cable car, which not only offers amazing panoramic views of Queenstown but where you can kick-off your adventures with thrilling Zip-lining, Paragliding & Luge Rides. Overnight at Queenstown.

Day 10: Queenstown
Have a blast in the world’s adventure capital and one of NZ’s most fun places, with a line-up of virtually every imaginable outdoor activity. Adrenalin high guaranteed! Sky-diving, White-water rafting, Fly-boarding, Quad-biking, Paragliding – you name it and Queenstown has got it! Overnight at Queenstown.

Day 11: Queenstown
Experience the exhilarating Shotover Jet Boat Ride. Follow it up with your choice of adventure sports. Overnight at Queenstown.

Day 12: Queenstown
Spend another day indulging in your pick of adventure activities. Or go on a picturesque drive to Glenorchy and experience the Dart River Funyaks. Choices abound and there are literally no dull moments. Overnight at Queenstown.

Day 13: Queenstown – Franz Josef
Proceed to Franz Josef along the South Island’s stunning West Coast – take your time getting there as the journey’s the goal here! Overnight at Franz Josef.

Day 14: Franz Josef
Go for a thrilling Glacier Heli-hike today, where you land on the glacier by helicopter and then hike on the frozen ice. Later, you can relax in the glacier hot pools. Spend the rest of the day at leisure in the backdrop of picture-perfect alpine scenery. Franz Josef also has great quad-biking options. Overnight at Franz Josef.

Day 15: Franz Josef – Christchurch
The drive from Franz Josef to Christchurch is again very scenic – so take your time! In Christchurch, catch up on last minute shopping or spend the day at leisure after an adventure-packed holiday! Overnight at Christchurch.

Day 16: Christchurch – India


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Best Months
October to March

Best For
Self-drive Holidays,
Adventure Sports, Mountains & Lakes,
Beautiful Coasts, Long Holidays

Travelling within
Self-drive (same side of the road as India) Domestic flights between North & South Island

Main Airport
Auckland, Christchurch


More Italy Itineraries
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Customize it your way!

Everything in the above itinerary can be fully customized. Just let us know what you wish to add/subtract, it's that simple!

Add-on Destinations

  • Blenheim – Kaikoura – Christchurch: World-class vineyards near
    Blenheim and whale-watching at Kaikoura
  • Queenstown – Milford Sound – Te Anau – Wanaka – Franz Josef:
    Experience the famous Milford Sound, as well as the tranquillity
    of Te Anau & Wanaka
  • Lake Tekapo – Dunedin – Queenstown: Coastal drive through the
    wild Otago Peninsula, watching seals, penguins and albatross
    birds

Easy rail/flight connections

  • If you are looking for a long 20+ days holiday, then combine with
    Australia!
  • For a tropical island experience, add 4 nights in Fiji
  • For the most luxurious, adventurous and memorable
    honeymoon, add Bora Bora - a short flight from NZ!

Customize not just the places, but also your travel style!

  • I want more leisure time
  • Give me self-drive wherever possible
  • It's our honeymoon
  • Add adrenalin: A dash or full throttle
  • I am a nature person / I am a city person