New Zealand VacationsNew Zealand vacations explore the immense natural beauty of this pair of islands southeast of Australia. Some itineraries focus only on New Zealand, while others also include Australia. Most tours are escorted, and a guide will accompany you for the duration of your visit. These expert tour directors will enhance your experience as they point out remarkable sights and share many tales about the destination.
New Zealand tours journey through scenic landscapes that seem to come out of a storybook. "The Lord of the Rings" movies were filmed in some of these stunning regions. Take in the indigo lakes, swift rivers, rock-strewn mountains and powerful geysers. Some itineraries swing by Mount Cook, the country's highest mountain, surrounded by 12 massive glaciers. Many tours include a cruising portion through Milford Sound, a marvel of blue water and glacier-carved valleys.
Get a glimpse of Maori culture in Rotorua or big-city life in Auckland. We offer many opportunities for adventure travel as well. Queenstown, for example, is known for such exciting activities as bungee jumping, skydiving and mountain climbing. For more relaxing pursuits in Queenstown, there are art galleries, wineries and cafes.
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The vacations below are divided into two groups. First, there is a list of trips that visit only New Zealand, followed by a list of multi-country itineraries that include New Zealand.
Trips are rated according to the quality of accommodations, the number of included amenities and activities, and the level of service delivered. The vacations below are categorized according to the industry rating scale (budget, first class and deluxe). Click any vacation name for the itinerary, dates and prices.
|Vacation Name||Days||Starts In||Ends In||Travel Style||Company||Quality*|
|Vacations in New Zealand Only|
|New Zealand–The Bay of Islands||4||Auckland, New Zealand||Auckland, New Zealand||Escorted||G Adventure||Dates and Prices|
|Spectacular Bay of Islands||4||Auckland, New Zealand||Auckland, New Zealand||Independent||Trafalgar||Dates and Prices|
|Rotorua Discovery||4||Auckland, New Zealand||Auckland, New Zealand||Independent||Trafalgar||Dates and Prices|
|Jaffas 'n' Jandals||5||Auckland, New Zealand||Auckland, New Zealand||Escorted||Contiki||Dates and Prices|
|Bay of Islands Escape||5||Auckland, New Zealand||Auckland, New Zealand||Escorted||SITA||Dates and Prices|
|Thermal Wonders||5||Auckland, New Zealand||Auckland, New Zealand||Independent||SITA||Dates and Prices|
|New Zealand-Best of the North Island||7||Auckland, New Zealand||Wellington, New Zealand||Escorted||G Adventure||Dates and Prices|
|Ultimate NZ Ski||7||Queenstown, New Zealand||Queenstown, New Zealand||Escorted||Contiki||Dates and Prices|
|Superb South||7||Christchurch, New Zealand||Christchurch, New Zealand||Escorted||SITA||Dates and Prices|
|Northern Splendor||7||Auckland, New Zealand||Wellington, New Zealand||Escorted||SITA||Dates and Prices|
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|Multi-Country Vacations that Include New Zealand|
These vacations are classified according to the quality of accommodations, the number of included amenities and activities, and the level of service delivered.
= Budget vacations that typically range from $50 to $200 per person, per day, plus airfare.
= First class vacations that typically range from $80 to $350 per person, per day, plus airfare.
= Deluxe vacations that typically range from $200 to $650 per person, per day, plus airfare.