Essential New Zealand

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Run by: Discover The World

Reference number: ESSENTIALNZ

From: £1135.00

This 14-night self-drive exploration through New Zealand's North and South Islands has been designed for the budget-conscious traveller. Visit must-see sights at a time and pace to suit you, starting off in Auckland - the City of Sails, travelling as far as the stunning alpine resort of Queenstown.


  • The Coromandel Peninsula's rainforest & beaches
  • The geo-thermal wonders and Maori cultures of Rotorua
  • Kayak or walk in Abel Tasman National Park
  • Scenic helictoper flight to Franz Josef Glacier (extra cost)

Starting in Auckland, drive to the lush and tranquil Coromandel, travel south via Napier, New Zealand's famous art deco city, before heading to the capital city of Wellington. Journey across the Marlborough Sounds to the South Island to enjoy the arts and crafts of quaint Nelson, the dramatic west coast and its glaciers, before travelling south to the Southern Lakes region - blessed with stunning scenery. Spend time here and enjoy the exceptional wealth of adventurous or relaxing activities on offer.

Departures are available year-round

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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