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Adventurous New Zealand self drive tour suggestions

New Zealand may just be the adventure centre of the world. Everything from heli-hiking and swimming with dolphins to plunging off an urban structure with nothing but rubber to arrest your fall is available here. If it's adventurous, we can add it to your itinerary. Add your preferred type of adventure to your NZ self drive experience with these suggested itineraries.

 

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St Claire Beach, Dunedin

A Taste of the South self drive tour

8 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

 Accommodation: Hotel 3 star
 Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family touring, Honeymoon, National parks, Scenic trains
 This 8 day scenic route will give you a wonderful 'taste' of the South Island’s beauty and diversity. Visit its two largest cities, Christchurch and Dunedin, Mt Cook National Park and Te Anau the gateway to Fiordland National Park. You then experience the excitement of Queenstown before heading north to the unique West Coast Glacier region. The finale to this tour is crossing the Southern Alps on board the TranzAlpine Scenic Train as you return to Christchurch.more
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Milford Track Fiordland

Fiords, Glaciers and Mountains self drive tour

10 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

 Accommodation: Motels
 Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family touring, Honeymoon, Wildlife & nature
 This 10 day tour takes you to the icons of the South Island, with extra nights in Christchurch, Fiordland and Queenstown you'll have time to discover the charms of each destination. You begin with a journey past the mountains of the Southern Alps and turquoise waters of alpine lakes before arriving into Mt. Cook National Park.  Next you venture further south to Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland National Park.  Here you’ll explore the pristine wilderness on a Milford Sound nature cruise.  In Queenstown, the Adventure Capital, there’s time to enjoy the scenery and endless activities on offer before returning to Christchurch via the magnificent West Coast Glaciers.more
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Waimakariri River, TranzAlpine Crossing

Goldfields and Glaciers South Island tour

10 days from Christchurch to Christchurch

 Accommodation: Motels
 Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family touring, Honeymoon, National parks, Scenic trains
  A relaxed 10 day tour exploring the cities of Christchurch and Dunedin, with its wonderful architecture and the magnificent peninsula. You cross the historic Central Otago goldfields region to the alpine town of Queenstown, where adventure beckons.  Travel to the West Coast glaciers via the majestic forests of Mt Aspiring National Park.  After exploring the glacier region you’ll return to Christchurch on board the world renowned TranzAlpine Scenic Train.more
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Gannet colony, New Zealand

7 Day North Island Explorer

7 days from Wellington to Auckland

 Accommodation: Hotel 3 star
 Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family touring, Honeymoon, National parks, Wildlife & nature
 Leaving the capital city of Wellington enjoy the heart of the North Island as your self drive tour takes you through the ever changing scenery of the North Island.more
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Franz Joef Glacier, New Zealand

North to South 18 day Explorer self drive tour

18 days from Auckland to Christchurch

 Accommodation: Motels
 Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family touring, Honeymoon, Wildlife & nature
  Explore the cities of Auckland, the tropical Bay of Islands, Rotorua and Wellington before embarking on a circuit of the South Island. The wine regions of Marlborough, the whales of Kaikoura, the garden city of Christchurch and the mighty Southern Alps. The Alpine adventure town of Queenstown awaits before heading to the West Coast Glaciers. Return to Christchurch on board the world famous Tranz Alpine Scenic train.more
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Northern Explorer, North Island, New Zealand

North Island 9 day Highlights with Northern Explorer

9 days from Auckland to Auckland

 Accommodation: Hotel 4 star
 Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family touring, Food & wine, Honeymoon, Scenic trains
 A relaxed exploration of New Zealand's North Island as you meander your way South. Then  return to Auckland on board the famous Northern Explorer scenic Train. this itinerary can be reversed.more
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Crown Range, Queenstown, New Zealand

8 Day Southern Highlights Tour

8 days from Queenstown to Queenstown

 Accommodation: Hotel 3 star
 Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family touring, Honeymoon, Scenic trains, Wildlife & nature
  This short South Island highlights tour takes you through the countryside of Canterbury, Otago, Southland and the West Coast. Along the way you’ll pass alpine lakes, enjoy views of the Southern Alps, explore the historic city of Dunedin and ride the world famous Tranz Alpine Scenic Train.more
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Views of Queenstown, New Zealand

Auckland to Queenstown 14 day Self Drive Tour

14 days from Auckland to Queenstown

 Accommodation: Hotel 4 star
 Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family touring, Honeymoon, National parks, The Hobbit & LOTR
 Travel south from the vibrant city of Auckland to the spectacular mountains and thrilling adventures of Queenstown.  Along the way you’ll experience heartland New Zealand, including the cultural mecca of Rotorua and quirky Wellington City in the North Island.  Then it's across to the South Island where you will enjoy opportunities for wildlife encounters in Kaikoura, plenty of time to explore the inspiring city of Christchurch, and plenty of chances to take in awe-inspiring alpine scenery and iconic adventure activities.more
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Nelson Lake, New Zealand

21 day South Island Grand Tour

21 days from Queenstown to Queenstown

 Accommodation: Motels
 Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family touring, Food & wine, Honeymoon, Wildlife & nature
  This comprehensive tour of the South Island begins in Queenstown with the Dart River Safari, setting the scene for the adventures to come.  You’ll travel a figure 8 across the South Island taking in the spectacular scenery of mountains, glaciers, aqua blue lakes, white sandy beaches and lush rainforests.  Along the way you’ll have many opportunities to get up close to the wildlife and have some wild times of your own.  With fantastic self-catered accommodation this is the ideal choice for families.more
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Bay of Islands, New Zealand

23 day Grand New Zealand self drive tour

23 days from Auckland to Christchurch

 Accommodation: Motels
 Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family touring, Honeymoon, The Hobbit & LOTR, Wildlife & nature
  This comprehensive 23 day itinerary explores the North and South Island’s iconic destinations with plenty of two night stays to ensure you really experience New Zealand. From the vibrant city of Auckland to the tropical Bay of Islands, you’ll also visit the cultural mecca of Rotorua and Wellington City before crossing the Cook Strait to Marlborough at the top of the South Island. Kaikoura and its famous wildlife can be explored before continuing south towards the Southern Alps and Mt Cook National Park. Milford Sound is sure to be a highlight along with Queenstown and the West Coast Glaciers before returning to Christchurch via the world famous Tranz Alpine train.more
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