18 Day New Zealand Highlights Tour

Lake Tekapo and the Church of the Good Shepherd - picture courtesy Kirra Tours

18 Day New Zealand Highlights Tour

Tour Type: Two Island Tour
Category Highlights Series
Duration: 18 days
Tour Starts in: Auckland
Tour Finishes in: Christchurch

From  AUD $3,960.00 (see full price list below)

Tour Dates (See Below)

Tour Description

Come and join us on our 18 Day New Zealand Highlights Tour. Relax in our luxurious air conditioned coaches as we whisk you away to the most popular spots on both islands. And with more two night stays in several locations, you have more time to explore this beautiful country.

18 Day New Zealand Highlights Tour Map

On the North Island we visit Auckland, the beautiful Bay of Islands, the thermal wonders of Rotorua, Lake Taupo (New Zealand's largest lake), and New Zealand's Capital and cultural centre, Wellington.

Your South Island adventure takes you to the garden city, Christchurch, the stunning blue waters of Lake Tekapo, adventure capital Queenstown, the wild West Coast and glaciers, and the mystical Milford Sound.

Come and join us!


  • Accommodation for 17 Nights (3 to 3.5 star hotels) plus 11 dinners and 17 breakfasts
  • Highlights of Auckland City Tour
  • The beautiful Bay Of Islands
  • Entry to the "Birthplace of New Zealand", the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • A cruise to Cape Brett and the Hole in the Rock
  • A day to explore Paihia (Bay of Islands)
  • Attend a Hangi (feast) and Concert at a traditional Maori village
  • Rotorua's Agrodome
  • Great views from Rotorua's Skyline Gondola & Luge Ride
  • Visit Rainbow Springs nature park
  • See the thundering Huka Falls & New Zealand's largest lake, Lake Taupo
  • Highlights of Wellington City Tour
  • A day at leisure to explore the sights of Wellington
  • Visit the National Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa
  • Experience one of the World's great ferry journeys, the Interislander
  • Highlights of Christchurch City Tour
  • See the stunning turquoise waters of Lake Tekapo, and the much photographed Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Visit the unusual Moeraki Boulders
  • Entry to Dunedin's Larnach Castle
  • A day to explore Dunedin
  • Visit New Zealand's number one attraction, for a cruise on Milford Sound
  • A day to explore magnificent Queenstown
  • Visit Cromwell
  • Explore the pretty lakeside town of Wanaka
  • See the mighty twin glaciers, Franz Josef and Fox
  • See craftspeople at work in a Greenstone factory

Optional Extras

  • TranzAlpine Train Option $180
  • Bay of Islands Overnight Cruise $150
  • Single Supplement $999


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