Spectacular scenery, delicious food and exciting activities, this couple loved their first trip to New Zealand. Their favourite moments were whale watching, an off-road trip in a gold mining canyon in Queenstown, visiting the spot where The Lord of The Rings was filmed and Peter’s flight in a glider over the mountains near Mt Cook.Read more
Iconic must-sees of New Zealand
Choosing just a few is difficult but find our favourite sites which we have explored here.
Luxury lodges & experiences along the way
From cosy lakeside lodges & country wine estates to tree houses 30ft in the air
A beginner's guide to self-drives in New Zealand
Driving's the best way to see spectacular scenery as you can do it all at your own pace
A holiday to New Zealand is one to be treasured. Whether you fancy unearthing one island, or heading on a huge adventure to both, there’s lots to be inspired by when curating your trip. Why not start your booking process with a flick through our exciting guides. We have plenty of articles, customer stories and videos to help inspire, and you can even filter them to your own preferences. If there’s any more you want advice with, be sure to give our New Zealand experts a ring.
This couple did the Length & Breadth of New Zealand Self-Drive, experiencing some of the most exciting things New Zealand has to offer. They began in Waitangi, learning about the culture of this beautiful island. They visited the stunning Hoikanga estuary, walked around a geothermal park, watched cricket in Wellington and viewed wildlife at Otago Peninsula. They loved cruising along a fjord surrounded by majestic mountains and waterfalls and their scenic helicopter flight to the top of the Franz Joseph Glacier.Read more
Inspired to visit New Zealand for the first time by friends living in Auckland, Chris and Alwena chose the Grand New Zealand self-drive tour. They loved the spectacular natural beauty of the island, enjoying stargazing at Mount Cook, the Glowworm Caves in TeAnau and a helicopter trip to the Tasmanian Glacier.Read more