The Original NZ Self Drive Touring Company

New Zealand Self Drive Tours & Holidays

Over 200 NZ Tours To Inspire You

Treat yourself to the dream New Zealand vacation! Our team of NZ specialists can help you create the perfect Self Drive itinerary, with everything organized and booked for you. Leave the colder Northern hemisphere months behind and escape to the NZ Spring/Summer season! Explore Auckland and Bay of Islands. Visit Hobbiton and Rotorua. Taste delicious Hawkes Bay Wines and relax on the beaches and bays of Abel Tasman National Park. Venture into the glacier and mountain country of Franz Josef or Mt. Cook. Experience adventure in Queenstown or the calm of pristine Milford Sound. New Zealand Self Drive Tours are here to help you plan your New Zealand adventure!  

Discover Our Most Popular New Zealand Self Drive Itineraries Below
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These New Zealand touring ideas are selected based on themes and interests. Our team of experts can also create a tailor made itinerary for you. So if you want to see a little bit of everywhere and do a little bit of everything get in touch today to start your plans.

Why Choose New Zealand Self Drive Tours?

At NZSD we have built a business based on one simple belief - that every customer deserves excellent service and honest, accurate advice.
Since 2004 we have been creating New Zealand holidays for visitors from all over the world - in fact that's all we do! We are the absolute experts at creating great touring experiences across the North & South Islands.

How does it work?

  1. Our site contains over 200 great self drive itinerary ideas. You can see exactly where you are going, where you will stay and how much it will cost. But we also know that even with 200 great ideas such as these most visitors want something slightly different or something to suit them specifically - and that's where our team of travel specialists come in.
  2. We are absolute experts at designing great New Zealand touring holidays. Get in touch with us and one of the team will make contact and chat with you about the kind of experience you are looking for.
  3. Your specialist will tailor make a proposed itinerary for you which you can tweak and adjust as much as you wish.
  4. When you are happy with the plans you go ahead and book using our secure systems. A deposit payment is needed to book with the balance payment due just before you travel. We ensure everything is booked accurately, we ensure that all your timings work, and your itinerary is uploaded to our custom APP so you get lots of great information and features as you travel.
  5. While you are here we also provide in country support and help if you need it.

Why work with us? We are dedicated to ensuring your New Zealand holiday experience is the best holiday experience you will ever have.

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Customer reviews & feedback

We have over 1000 testimonials and feedback comments from prior guests. Take a look for yourself and understand why New Zealand Self Drive Tours are the original and best touring holiday company in New Zealand.

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Our trip to the New Zealand South Island was made spectacular through the careful planning of Janette Bagley from the Self-drive Tours Company. Janette worked with me to plan this trip, carefully...
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My wife and I had a 38 day driving tour through the North and South Islands. It was a fantastic adventure with breathtaking scenery around every turn, and there were a lot of turns. The itinerary...
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Had booked my trip a couple of years ago, but trip was delayed due to COVID. The company helped me through the process of holding everything until New Zealand reopened. Chelsea, the person I...
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First trip since COVID so I was weary of planning a trip on my own in case of cancellations etc. Found New Zealand Self Drive Tours and Nichole helped us plan a fantastic 2 week trip from...
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We were very pleased that our trip was able to proceed despite the devastating cyclone that delayed our arrival and curtailed our Hawkes Bay visit. The quick change of itinerary was a credit to...
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New Zealand Self Drive Tours is part of the New Zealand Fine Touring Group of Businesses. We are proud members of Tourism Industry Aotearoa and The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand. We are also Qualmark Gold certified and all our team have completed the 100% Pure New Zealand specialist program.