View of the Southerns Alps and Lake Pukaki

New Zealand Highlights

14 DAYS • FROM $7,355 NZD

Set off on an unforgettable 14-day journey showcasing New Zealand’s spectacular North and South Islands. From stunning beaches to breathtaking mountain vistas, experience the very best of New Zealand's incredible natural scenery and rich culture.
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This tour may also operate in the reverse, final itinerary will be confirmed upon booking. At times, weather and other conditions may affect or alter our route. Don't worry your guide will keep you aware of any changes along the way.

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Auckland city skyline at sunset
Day 1 - Auckland
Couple look at the view over Mount Maunganui
Day 1 - Mount Maunganui
Day by day overview

Day 1: Auckland to Mount Maunganui

Get ready for a day filled with adventure and stunning scenery as we depart Auckland and make our way to Tauranga. Along the way, we'll pause for a pleasant stroll in the picturesque Karangakake gorge and indulge in a satisfying lunch in Waihi. Afterward, we'll follow the stunning coastline to reach the charming town of Mt Maunganui, where we'll spend the afternoon soaking up the peaceful atmosphere. As the day winds down, we'll come together for a group dinner to share stories and savour local cuisine.

Couple look at the view on top of Mount Maunganui

What's Included on every Premium tour

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Mercedes Sprinter Luxury Bus

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Expert Local Guide-Driver

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Premium Accommodation

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Breakfast Every Day

What's also Included on this tour

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Flight Between The North And South Island

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Milford Sound Cruise including lunch onboard

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Lunch & Wine Tasting at Mt Difficulty Vineyard

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Stargaze at Tekapo - the largest Dark Sky Reserve in the world

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Visit the largest lake in New Zealand - Lake Taupō

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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour And Lunch

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Waitomo Glowworm Cave Tour

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Wai-O-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland

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Visit Hamilton Gardens

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Why Wild Kiwi?

Getting There

Starting in Auckland

You can fly directly to Auckland with many international carriers, as well as domestically within New Zealand. Your pick-up location will be at Swashbucklers Restaurant (23B Westhaven Drive, Auckland) which is a 27km drive from Auckland Airport. The easiest way to get from the airport to the city is by Taxi or Uber.

Starting in Christchurch

There are multiple options for traveling to Christchurch. You have the choice to fly via Auckland with various international carriers or directly with domestic carriers within New Zealand. Additionally, depending on your departure location, selected airlines also offer direct flights to Christchurch. Your pick-up location will be at the main entrance to The Wydnham Garden Hotel in Christchurch (4 Kilmore Street, Christchurch Central City). It is located in the heart of the city and is easy to find. The easiest way to get from the airport to the city is by Taxi or Uber."

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I recently did the Northern Voyager with wild kiwi which I booked pretty last minute and when I tell you, best decision! Was able to explore NZ with like-minded travellers and had such an awesome, knowledgeable guide, Ben (big-Ben).
Travelled the South Island, our guide was Claud, it was an amazing trip and experience. The whole trip was great and can’t thank Claud enough for the advice she gave us for the rest of our trip here in New Zealand.
Booking this tour was one of the best decision I ever made.The people were all kind, funny and great to be around. The variety of activities catered to the needs of everyone. Ben was the best tour guide I could have wished for.
I went on a two week tour with Wild Kiwi and I can't imagine a better way of seeing New Zealand as a solo traveller! Thanks to the Wild Kiwi gang for the best couple of weeks exploring NZ 😁

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Lake Wakatipu with mountains in the background

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