7-Nights Tailor Made New Zealand Adventure by Land Air and Sea-Luxury Tailor Made Travel

Tailor Made New Zealand: Adventure by Land, Air & Sea Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.
Take in the scope of New Zealand on an introductory departure revealing hidden coves and a geothermal wonderland of geysers, continuing on to sample fruits of the winelands set amid a backdrop of snow-capped mountains, ancient forests and glacial valleys.

10-Nights New Zealand Journey-National Geographic Journeys

New Zealand Journey Spend 11 days exploring the North and South Islands of this small country packed with wonders. Travelling by train, gondola, boat, and plane, connect with locals in artsy beach towns, walk through an ancient rain forest, and learn about local legends and cuisine from the Maori. Take a deep breath to fill your lungs with the impossibly clean air here ? and fill your soul with the legendary Kiwi spirit.HighlightsSample wine with local experts on Waiheke Island, learn about Maori myths and traditions, experience the geothermal mysteries of Rotorua, glide along the TranzAlpine railway, relax at a rainforest lodge, cruise through Fiordland National Park searching for wildlife and waterfallsAccommodationHotels (9 nts), cruise boat (1 nt, seasonal).Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.Group Size NotesMax 16, Avg 12.Meals Included10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinnersWhat’s IncludedNational Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Waiheke Island Wineries, Waiheke Island
National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Meet a Maori Elder, Rotorua. Bridal Veil Falls visit. Farm visit with local lunch. Raglan harbour cruise. Waitomo Caves tour. Traditional Maori hangi feast and entertainment. Orientation walk in Christchurch. Scenic TranzAlpine train. Ride the Queenstown gondola. Wilderness day cruise (winter) or overnight cruise (summer) on Fiordland National Park. Internal flight. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

20-Nights New Zealand Multisport-Active

New Zealand Multisport Travelling to New Zealand? Don’t worry, you won’t have to choose between the two islands. With all the activities you can choose from on each island, we’ll make sure you make the most of the chance to lose your breath. Across three weeks you can hike, kayak, and cycle across this diverse land. There’s also time for boat cruises and local culture, just to be sure you don’t miss out on anything.HighlightsCycle through stunning Karangahake Gorge, visit bubbling mud pools in a geothermal area, hike the Tongariro Crossing and Routeburn Track, kayak along the Whanganui River, try exhilarating adventures in Queenstown, cycle the rail trail in Central OtagoAccommodationHotels/hostels (17 nts, some multi-share), lodges (2 nts), Maori village (1 nt, multi-share).Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.Group Size NotesMax 16, avg 12Meals Included17 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinnersWhat’s IncludedLocal Living: Maori Village Visit with Overnight, Rotorua. Cycling through Karangahake Gorge. Traditional hangi dinner and marae greeting. Tongariro Alpine Crossing hiking excursion (weather dependent). Jet boating and kayaking along Whanganui River. Water taxi to Abel Tasman NP. Sea kayaking in Abel Tasman NP. Routeburn Track hiking excursion. Fiordland NP visit. Milford Sound cruise. Cycling the Otago Rail Trail. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

6-Nights New ZealandBest of the North Island-18-to-Thirtysomethings

New Zealand?Best of the North Island Admittedly, we haven?t checked the numbers too closely, but we?re confident that New Zealand ranks among the world?s leading producers of excitement. This quick trip across the North Island jams as many thrills as permissible by law into seven electrifying, activity-packed days. Sea kayak, learn to surf New Zealand’s world-famous waves, experience Maori culture directly from the Maori themselves, and much more, all in a breezy week that always feels full and never hurried.HighlightsSurf world-famous waves, experience a historic Maori village with a local guide, get the adrenaline pumping in Rotorua, dance the night away in Wellington.AccommodationHostels (4 nts), basic lodges (2 nts). Most nights are multi-share.Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.Group Size NotesMax 20, avg 16Meals Included6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinnerWhat’s IncludedHands-On: Surf Lessons, Raglan
Big Night Out: Wellington. Conservation farm visit (Raglan). Sea kayaking excursion (Raglan). Maori cultural experience. Orientation walk in Wellington. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

9-Nights New ZealandNorth Island Encompassed-18-to-Thirtysomethings

New Zealand?North Island Encompassed New Zealand?s North Island thoroughly engages the body and the spirit, often at the same time. This ten-day trip promises loads of both. Up here, you?ll pick up some sustainable living tips on a conservation farm and learn Maori culture straight from the source. Elsewhere, you?ll sea kayak in a secluded harbour, get a surfing lesson from an expert, and overnight on a houseboat. There?s much more, but we?ve gotta leave some surprises, right?
HighlightsSnorkel in the beautiful Bay of Islands, surf world famous waves, learn about the Maori culture during a village visit, dance the night away in Wellington.AccommodationHostels (6 nts), houseboat (1 nt), basic lodges (2 nts). Most nights are multi-share.Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.Group Size NotesMax 20, avg 16Meals Included9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinnersWhat’s IncludedHands-On: Surf Lessons, Raglan
Big Night Out: Wellington. Overnight houseboat excursion with onboard activities including snorkelling, fishing, and kayaking (Bay of Islands). Conservation farm visit (Raglan). Sea kayaking excursion (Raglan). Maori cultural experience. Orientation walk in Wellington. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

3-Nights New ZealandThe Bay of Islands-18-to-Thirtysomethings

New Zealand?The Bay of Islands Nature lovers who leave the North Island without stopping off at the Bay of Islands will kick themselves all the way back home (and that?s a looong flight). This four-day trip to this outdoorsman?s paradise features ample time hiking the nature trails and makes the most of all that water with plenty of opportunities for swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, and sailing. Not enough? A night aboard a houseboat should do the trick. We take care of all the fuss. All you have to do is have the time of your life.HighlightsWalk amongst giant kauri trees, spend the night anchored in a secluded bay, savour a traditional Kiwi barbecue in PaihiaAccommodationHostels (2 nts), houseboat (1 nt). All nights multi-share.Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.Group Size NotesMax 20, avg 14Meals Included3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinnersWhat’s IncludedSnorkelling in Goat Island Marine Reserve (seasonal). Overnight boat excursion with included activities onboard like snorkelling, fishing, and kayaking. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

7-Nights New Zealand North Island Multisport-Active

New Zealand ? North Island Multisport The North Island of New Zealand is blessed with spectacular scenery, ranging from bubbling thermal pools to fast flowing rivers. The best way to see all of this? Get up close and personal. This itinerary includes biking through Karangahake Gorge and hiking the Tongariro Crossing ? one of the world’s most famous one-day hikes ? before jet boats and kayaks provide the transport along the Whanganui River. Mix in some bubbling mud and a traditional hangi dinner, and this is the perfect active introduction to New Zealand.HighlightsCycle through stunning Karangahake Gorge, check out bubbling mud pools in a geothermal area, learn a traditional Maori greeting on the marae, hike the Tongariro Crossing ? one of the world’s greatest one-day hikes, kayak along the Whanganui River.AccommodationHotels (4 nts), Maori village (1 nt, multi-share), lodges (2 nts, some multi-share).Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.Group Size NotesMax 16, avg 12Meals Included6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinnersWhat’s IncludedLocal Living: Maori Village Visit with Overnight, Rotorua. Cycling through Karangahake Gorge. Traditional hangi dinner. Tongariro Alpine Crossing hiking excursion (weather dependent). Jet boat and kayaking along Whanganui River. Free time in Rotorua. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

23-Nights New Zealand Encompassed-18-to-Thirtysomethings

New Zealand Encompassed It dosen?t look so big on the map, but New Zealand is positively massive once you?re there in person. This comprehensive 24-day trip ? our longest in this part of the world ? delivers the most immersive NZ experience possible. Get close to the land by exploring glaciers, national parks, a sustainable farm, and meet the water up-close on expert-led kayak excursions and during surf lessons. Best of all, you?ll get to explore the magnificent Bay of Islands, home to some of the world?s top fishing. 24 days? You?ll wish it was longer.HighlightsExplore the Bay of Islands on a houseboat, sea kayak to a harbour for a picnic lunch, hike Abel Tasman NP, get your heart pumping in the adventure capital of the world, bike along the historic Otago Rail TrailAccommodationHostels (13 nts), basic hotels (3 nts), houseboat (1 nt), basic lodges (6 nts). Most nights are multi-share.Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.Group Size NotesMax 20, avg 16Meals Included23 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinnersWhat’s IncludedHands-On: Surf Lessons, Raglan
Big Night Out: Wellington. Overnight houseboat excursion with onboard activities including snorkelling, fishing, and kayaking (Bay of Islands). Conservation farm visit (Raglan). Sea kayaking excursion (Raglan). Maori cultural experience. Seal colony visit. Walks in Franz Josef and Abel Tasman National Parks. Fiordland NP visit. Milford Sound nature cruise. Mountain biking excursion (Central Otago). All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

10-Nights Boutique New Zealand-Superior

New Zealand is known for its vast countryside and distinctive natural beauty. Get familiar with the back roads as you drive south with Boutique New Zealand. Explore Napier, home to limitless outdoor adventures for the thrill seeker inside us all. Wine and dine in Martinborough, where the village square is the perfect place for a unique “walk the wineries” experience. Experience Blenheim, a cozy community with gourmet food and relaxing recreational opportunities. End in Christchuch after you’ve seen countless sprawling vistas from the front seat of your vehicle. Cruise down the Avon River or see the city from a hot air balloon. Whether you prefer high adrenaline or leisurely days, this itinerary is sure to satisfy every type of traveler.

8-Nights New Zealand Great Northerner-Premier Escorted Tour

9 Day New Zealand Great Northerner

Premier Escorted Tour Auckland to Wellington

Package Details:

Enriching Signature Experiences
Freedom of Choice Inclusions in four locations
8 breakfasts (B) and 5 dinners (D)
Tour Director and local guides
Arrival and departure airport transfers in New Zealand
Luggage porterage for your convenience
All sightseeing, excursions and entrance fees as outlined
After Hours Emergency Travel Assistance

Tour Highlights

See where the original treaty between the British and New Zealand’s Maori people was signed at Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Cruise the Bay of Islands, home to 144 islands, and take in the sights of small coves and sandy white beaches
With a two-night stay in the New Zealand capital, you have plenty of opportunities to explore its best-loved landmarks

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Departure Dates

2018

MAR: 3, 10,?21
APR:?7, 21
MAY: 12
JUL: 7
SEP: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
OCT: 6, 13, 20
NOV: 3, 7, 17, 24
DEC: 1, 8, 15

2019

JAN: 5, 9, 14, 19, 23, 25
FEB: 9, 16, 20, 25
MAR: 2, 6, 9, 20, 27
APR: 6, 13, 20
MAY: 11
JUL: 6
AUG: 3, 31
SEP: 7, 14, 21, 28