<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> Simply The Best self drive New Zealand tour

Simply The Best

Marvel at the beauty of New Zealand with this exciting 15 day tour.

With 5 days on the North Island and 10 days on the South Island, you have plenty of time to see all the main sights that New Zealand has to offer!

What's included

  • Return flights from London Heathrow or Manchester Airport (Other regional airports will be on request) inclusive of tax
  • 14 nights accommodation
  • Car hire for the duration of your tour
  • Entrance vouchers & map for many of the sights in and around Rotorua
  • Cruise the Cook Strait on the InterIslander Ferry from Wellington to Picton
  • Connect with the Tranz Scenic Coastal Pacific Express train for your onward journey to Christchurch
  • On arrival in Christchurch you are transferred to your hotel
  • Transfer from your Christchurch hotel to the train station
  • Board the Tranz Alpine Express train for your scenic journey through the Southern Alps to Greymouth
  • A fascinating launch cruise to Bowen Falls & Mitre Peak on Milford Sound


Day One:
On arrival in Auckland Airport you are met and transferred to your hotel.

Day Two:
This morning travel south over the Bombay Hills and through the lush Waikato pasturelands. At Waitomo, tour the subterranean caves by boat and see a grotto illuminated by countless tiny glow-worms suspended from the ceiling. Travel across the Waikato River and the Mamaku Hills to the famous geothermal centre of Rotorua.

Day Three:
A full day Rotorua sightseeing tour including the following attractions and activities. A guided walk through the Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve to see roaring geysers and boiling mud pools. Paradise Valley Springs where you will see New Zealand native bird and animal wildlife plus crystal clear pools teaming with trout. The Agrodome Leisure Park famous for its entertaining sheep show, a gondola cable car ride to the Skyline Skyride complex and the Polynesian Spa, which is New Zealand’s leading thermal bathing complex.

Day Four:
Travel today is south via Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake and the World Heritage, Tongariro National Park, where the 3 volcanic mountains of Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro dominate the scenery. Pass through the market garden regions of Levin and Otaki and onto Wellington.

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Prices from

£1,849 + taxes per person

*Date restrictions apply. Contact us with your preferred dates quoting: 'Simply the Best NZ'