Travel Hacks

The Biggest Misconceptions About Group Tours

By Wild Kiwi Team
on  September 03, 2018

Let’s ditch those group tour myths once and for all.

Touring New Zealand in a group - Common misconceptions about group travel

It’s All Tourist Traps And Well-Trodden Paths

Although we will spend some time in every location’s must-see places, we believe that New Zealand holidays just aren’t complete without scratching beneath the surface and uncovering some lesser-known gems.

I’ll Be Trapped On A Bus All The Time

Picturing tired travellers herded on to a bus for hours on end? Think again. We know travel time is unavoidable, that’s why we’ve put a lot of thought into our routes and itineraries. Rest assured no second of your trip will be wasted.

On New Zealand Holidays, Alone Time Is Non-Existent

The notion of personal space on a group tour is incredibly important. If you need some time alone to reflect, feel free to put your headphones on and enjoy some quiet time en route to your next destination, or soak in your surroundings in silence.  We’re sure your travel mates will understand.

There Won’t Be Time To Enjoy Everything

With a flexible itinerary and ensuring you aren’t shuttled from place to place, the best trips incorporate a splash of spontaneity that can’t be pencilled into a solid schedule.

Group Tours Probably Aren’t For People My Age

When you think of group tours your mind might conjure up images of just-turned-18-year-olds on one hand and retirees on the other. That might be how it was back in the day, but it’s certainly not the case anymore.

They’re Not Great For Solo Travellers

Group travel is actually an ideal option for solo travellers because it gives you the best of both worlds. You’ll feel liberated with the opportunity to pave your own path to a destination you’ve always wanted to visit, but you’ll also have the chance to forge some incredible friendships.

Travel New Zealand in a group - Book solo and make friends on the road

Fall in love with the best kind of group tour: a Wild Kiwi adventure!

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