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New Zealand Uncovered (Northbound)

New Zealand Uncovered (Northbound)

Step into a captivating world of dazzling peaks, glittering glaciers, icy blue lakes and misty rainforests – it could only be New Zealand. Tucked among these awe-inspiring landscapes you’ll find contemporary cities and laidback little towns, every bit as intriguing as their epic surroundings. Spend 20 days uncovering the very best of New Zealand with a local leader at the wheel. In the South Island, the high-adrenaline activities of Queenstown, fabulous wineries of Marlborough, and awe-inspiring scenery of Franz Josef await. In the North Island, travel through the geothermal wonders of Rotorua, chill out on the beaches of Coromandel and Raglan, explore the otherworldly landscapes of Tongariro National Park and get to know Wellington’s creative side.


  • Lake Tekapo – Mt John Lookout
  • Wanaka – Glamping Experience
  • Wanaka – Guided e-bike Tour
  • Wanaka – Blue Pools Walkway
  • Franz Josef – Greenstone Pendant Carving
  • Greymouth – Tranz Alpine Train Journey
  • Wellington – Mount Victoria Lookout
  • Taupo – Huka Falls
  • Rotorua – Redwood Forest Canopy Walk
  • Rotorua – Pohutu Geyser
  • Rotorua – Hangi Dinner & Haka Dance
  • Raglan – Fish & Chips Dinner
  • Raglan – Sunset Boat Cruise
  • Waitomo – Ruakuri Bush Walk
  • Coromandel Peninsula – Cathedral Cove
  • Coromandel Peninsula – Hot Water Beach


  • Live it up in the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown. Whether you fancy bungy jumping, jet boating, horseback riding or wine tasting, there’s something here to entice everyone.
  • You’re on track for one of the world’s most scenic train journeys – cross the spectacular Southern Alps on the famous TranzAlpine from the West Coast to Christchurch.
  • Discover the diversity of Rotorua, from unbelievable geothermal activity to rich Maori culture. Visit a Maori village for a hangi dinner and traditional haka performance.
  • Admire the out of this world landscapes of Tongariro National Park, from emerald green lakes to soaring volcanic peaks. If you’re up for the challenge, tackle the famous Tongariro Crossing.
  • Get to know New Zealand’s creative and cosmopolitan capital, Wellington. Your local leader will show you the best of the city, including Weta Workshop of Lord of the Rings fame.

04/02/2023 through 03/23/2024
04/02/2023 through 03/26/2024

Day 1 Christchurch
Day 2 Christchurch / Lake Tekapo / Ohau
Day 3 Mackenzie Country / Queenstown
Day 4 Queenstown
Day 5 Queenstown / Wanaka
Day 6 Wanaka
Day 7 Wanaka / Franz Josef
Day 8 Franz Josef
Day 9 Hokitika / Greymouth / Christchurch
Day 10 Kaikoura
Day 11 Kaikoura / Marlborough / Wellington
Day 12 Wellington
Day 13 Wellington / Tongariro National Park
Day 14 Tongariro National Park
Day 15 Taupo / Rotorua
Day 16 Rotorua
Day 17 Waitomo / Raglan
Day 18 Raglan / Coromandel Peninsula
Day 19 Coromandel Peninsula / Auckland
Day 20 Auckland

06/06/23 - 06/25/23

Starting At $5,485

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09/12/23 - 03/26/24

Starting At $6,580

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