TWO WEEK NZ TOUR
Our most popular trip is a 16 day itinerary jam-packed with New Zealand's top destinations and experiences. We’ll take you to the scenic highlights of the North and South Islands where you’ll discover golden beaches, majestic mountains, Māori culture, surreal landscapes and a big dose of adventure!
From Auckland to Christchurch (or, from Christchurch to Auckland – please see the reverse itinerary), you’ll soon see that New Zealand is filled with many different landscapes and opportunities for adventure!
This small-group guided tour of the North and South Island will visit Coromandel, Waitomo, Rotorua, Taupo, Wellington, Kaikōura, Wanaka, Queenstown, Lake Tekapo (an International Dark Sky Reserve), and Franz Josef Glacier, with the option to visit Hobbiton, The Tongariro Crossing and Milford Sound along the way.
Our Amplified tour comes complete with some very special inclusions: experiencing a Māori cultural night traditional hāngī meal, learning haka and poi dance, and carving your very own pounamu (greenstone/jade) pendant in Franz Josef.
Amplified Tour Tips:
Activities can also be purchased on the road – just let your tour guide know. We can't always guarantee availability when booking on the road, so we suggest pre-booking any activities you especially want to do.
As the tour starts early in the morning, you can opt to book accommodation in Auckland or Christchurch with us the night before the tour – only having to walk downstairs on the day the tour starts makes for a stress-free morning!
Upgrading your accommodation to a two person private room costs $1399. You can select this upgrade when you start building your tour online. Please note: private room upgrades are not available for the one-night shared cultural experience (Murupara).
If you arrive in Auckland with a few days to spare either before or after your tour, we have a great three-day Bay of Islands Tour which showcases the Northland region of New Zealand.
Get insight into the Māori culture (Included)
Experience a living Māori village, learn the world-famous haka, enjoy a traditional hāngi and carve your own jade pendant.
Adventure-filled lakeside towns & stunning mountain backdrops
You’ll see majestic mountains, glacier-fed rivers, geothermal lakes and you’ll dig your own hot tub at a beach!
Heli-hike Franz Josef Glacier (Add-On)
Suitable for all abilities, it’s the best way to see the bluest glacial ice.
What's included on every adventure tour:
- Small groups, up to 16 people
- Passionate Kiwi guides
- Comfortable bus transport
- High-end hostel accommodation
- Tasty continental breakfasts every day
What's also included on this tour:
- Cross the Cook Strait on the Interislander Ferry
- Traverse the Southern Alps on the TranzAlpine train
- Traditional Māori hāngī dinner cooked in an underground oven
- Learn a haka and learn to weave flax with a local iwi (tribe)
- Visit Te Puia - a local cultural centre - to learn more about traditional Māori culture and discover Rotorua’s geothermal wonders
- Carve your own pounamu/jade pendant in Franz Josef
- Discover NZ's most spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Areas
- Journey through multiple National Parks
ENHANCE YOUR TRIP WITH ADD-ON ACTIVITIES AND UPGRADES
Your tour includes all the essentials but you can add extra wow-factor to your tour by adding on the activities and accommodation upgrades that suit you best.
Optional activities you can add to this trip at checkout:
Amplified NZ Tour
- Price from (NZD)
- Deposit only
Only $99 to secure your seat unless you book within 45 days of departure. Once your spot is booked, you can log in and customise your tour with any extra experiences or activities up to 45 days before departure.
FAQ - Amplified NZ Tour
North Island Adventure Tour
Enjoy adventure activities, incredible scenery and fascinating Māori culture as we show you the highlights between Auckland to Wellington.View tour
Bay of Islands Winterless North Tour
Travel north of Auckland to discover highlights & hidden gems of the northernmost NZ region that’s rich in Māori history & natural wonders.View tour
South Island Lick Tour
A week with wow factor! Tick off iconic South Island destinations with unbeatable scenery and a large dose of adventure.View tour
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