Covid-19 - yes it will end, so start planning your New Zealand self drive adventure now

During March 2020 the New Zealand Government introduced strict laws affecting travel to, from, and within New Zealand. And whilst it's not practical to travel here now, the good news is that these restrictions will not last forever.

So don't get caught in the rush. We encourage you to start planning now for your dream New Zealand holiday.

Our website has loads of great information to help you plan your New Zealand self drive holiday.

And of course if you have any questions, just ask us. Happy holiday planning

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New Zealand self drive tours - let us do all the hard work for you



Our New Zealand self drive tours are a wonderful way to see this amazing country.

Packed with stunning scenery, amazing cultural experiences, and wonderful food and wine, our New Zealand self drive tours will simply take your breath away.

In our humble opinion, hiring a car or campervan, and driving yourself, is the perfect way to see New Zealand.

Stop where and when you want.

Visit the places that you want to see.

And importantly, no need for those early morning wake ups that are an integral part of many guided tours.




But which option suits you best?

Some of our guests prefer to just do their own thing and make their way around our awesome country at leisure, while others prefer the structure of a set itinerary.

Fortunately, whatever your preference, we can help, by offering you three different choices:

Option 1) Book one of our great pre-packaged New Zealand self drive tours, or

Option 2) Let us build a package that suits your exact needs, or

Option 3) Just hire your car or camper van through us and use one of our sample itineraries as your travel guide.

The choice is yours!

Option 1 - select from our great range of Self Drive Packages

We have a wonderful range of pre-packaged self drive tours, ranging from 7 to 21 days, that include car hire, accommodation, and some great activities.

Our range of New Zealand self drive tours cover some of the most commonly traveled routes, but also include some gems to those special hidden spots.

And all have been developed to show you the very best bits of New Zealand, at reasonable prices.

Just select your tour from the itineraries listed below, then complete and submit our "no obligation" enquiry form and we will be in touch with you shortly.


Option 2 - we are flexible - just tell us what you need

If you can't find the self drive tour package that you are looking for, don't worry.

We are happy to build a package to suit your exact needs and budget.

Maybe there's a particular area of New Zealand that you want to focus on. Or a particular theme?

Or perhaps you just want to upgrade your accommodation or car.

Whatever your needs, our dedicated local experts will work closely with you to build you a holiday that you will remember.

So you choose where to stay, what to see and do, and how much you want to spend!

Just tell us where you want to go, how long you have, what type of attractions you want to see, the standard of accommodation you want, and our tour experts will build the perfect package for you.

Just complete and submit the Enquiry Form and one of our expert consultants will be in touch.


Option 3 - not interested in a self drive package, but still want to drive yourself?

If you would rather just hire a car, or a camper van, you can use our sample itineraries as a guide for your trip.

Covering both islands, they range from 7 to 21 days, and are a great guide to help you plan your New Zealand travel route.

We have access to all of the major rental companies and can offer market leading rates on a huge range of vehicles.

Just click on the links below to view our sample itineraries.



South Island Self Drive Itineraries / Packages

South Island Showcase 21 Days....click to view

Christchurch, Hanmer Springs, Kaikoura, Nelson and the Abel Tasman, Punakaiki, West Coast glaciers, Wanaka, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Invercargill, Dunedin, Mt Cook, Christchurch.

South Island Highlights 15 Days....click to view

Wellington, Kaikoura, Hanmer Springs, Christchurch, Lake Tekapo/Mt Cook, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Wanaka, West Coast glaciers, Punakaiki, Christchurch.

South Island Sun and Snow 15 Days....click to view

Christchurch, Hanmer Springs, Kaikoura, Nelson and Abel Tasman, Punakaiki, West Coast glaciers, Wanaka, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Mt Cook, Christchurch.

Top of the South 10 Days....click to view


Christchurch, Hanmer Springs, Kaikoura, Nelson and Abel Tasman, Punakaiki, Christchurch.

Lower South 10 Days....click to view

Christchurch, Dunedin, Te Anau / Milford Sound, Queenstown, Christchurch.

Canterbury Introduction 7 Days....click to view

Christchurch, Hanmer Springs, Kaikoura, Christchurch.

Queenstown & Mt Cook 7 Days....click to view

Christchurch, Mt Cook, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Christchurch.

Queenstown & Glaciers 7 Days....click to view

Queenstown, Milford Sound, Wanaka, West Coast glaciers, Christchurch.

Classic New Zealand Wine Trail 10 Days....click to view

Napier and Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa, Wellington and the Marlborough district



North Island Self Drive Itineraries / Packages

North Island Showcase 21 Days....click to view

Auckland, Bay of Islands, Coromandel Coast, Mt Maunganui, Rotorua, Waitomo Caves, New Plymouth, Lake Taupo, Whakatane, Gisborne, Napier, Wellington.

North Island Highlights 15 Days....click to view

Auckland, Coromandel Coast, Rotorua, Lake Taupo, Napier, Wellington.

Lower North Island 15 Days....click to view

Wellington, Napier, Gisborne, Lake Taupo, Rotorua, Waitomo Caves, New Plymouth, Wellington.

Upper North Island 15 Days....click to view

Auckland, Bay of Islands, Coromandel Coast, Mt Maunganui, Rotorua, Waitomo Caves, Auckland.

Lower North Island 10 Days....click to view

Wellington, Napier, Lake Taupo, Rotorua, Waitomo Caves, New Plymouth, Wellington.

Upper North Island 10 Days....click to view

Auckland, Bay of Islands, Coromandel Coast, Rotorua, Auckland.

Classic New Zealand Wine Trail 10 Days....click to view

Napier and Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa, Wellington and the Marlborough district



Enquire Now - use this form to ask about one of our great self drive packages


Self Drive Tours Set Itinerary Enquiry

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Enquire Now - use this form to enquire about a "build your own" itinerary


Self Drive Tours - Build Your Own

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Visiting a new country can present problems for the first time visitor. You have probably done some homework about New Zealand already, but we recommend that you have a look at our free New Zealand Travel Planner, which will help you decide where to go, what to see, how long to allow, and what it will cost.

If your time is limited, the last thing you want is to waste time going back over old ground, or not allowing enough time to see those "must see" spots.




Ebook

And lastly, to help you decide what to see (at least on the South Island) why not download a copy of our ebook, "7 Must See South Island Attractions".

We look forward to hearing from you.


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