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£1903


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2 Adults

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12 Nights

restaurant

Room Only

flight

Selected UK airports

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2nd April 2022

Year round departures available


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Why Book...
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  • Book today for deposit of £150pp or £49pp followed by 9 monthly direct debit payments of £206pp
  • Tour New Zealand’s North and South Islands in a comfortable Britz Voyager Campervan
  • Spend time at the Hobbiton experience in Matamata - take a guided tour and immerse yourself in the amazing movie set (at own expense)
  • Take a stroll through the wonderful town of Napier, home to street after street of stunning and beautifully-restored Art Deco buildings

Overview


From thermal pools and hot springs to thundering mountains and greenery for miles, New Zealand will amaze at every turn. Your trip starts in Auckland in the North, where you’ll spend free time soaking in the city’s culture, before heading to the airport to pick up your Britz Voyager campervan.

You’ll then drive through art deco town, Napier, to cool capital, Wellington, before crossing the Cook Straight to spend time exploring the South Island. Visit Abel Tasman National Park, home to seals and dolphins, and full of coastline walks, before arriving in the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown.

This tour includes: return flights, 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Auckland, 11 days Britz Voyager Campervan hire, Interislander ferry from Wellington to Picton, and all transfers throughout


Suggested itinerary 

Day 1: UK to Auckland
On arrival into Auckland Airport, you will be transferred privately to Waldorf Tetra Hotel, where you will stay for the next two nights. Spend your first night in Auckland at leisure. Your hotel is near two large parks, Albert Park and Auckland Domain, popular for walking, jogging and relaxing amongst the historical landmarks and beautiful gardens. Perhaps take a walk before feasting on some local dining at the wonderful restaurants, cafes and bars nearby.


Day 2: Auckland 
Today you have the day at leisure in stunning Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand. Perhaps visit Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium, home to the world’s largest Sub-Antarctic penguin colony, scale the Sky Tower, standing at 328 meters tall or take a short ferry to Devonport for some iconic, panoramic views of the city skyline and Auckland harbour (at own expense). 


Day 3: Auckland to Self-Drive Journey
Check out of your hotel and head to Auckland Airport, where you will pick up your Britz Voyager campervan, your home for the next 10 nights. Start your journey today, stopping at geothermal haven, Rotorua, where you’ll witness thermal pools and hot springs, and can immerse yourself in the Maori culture.


Day 4 – 7: Self Drive Journey (North Island)
Spend the next three days experiencing everything that New Zealand’s North Island has to offer. Stop at Matamata, home to the amazing Hobbiton experience, where you can take a guided tour and completely immerse yourself in the movie set (at own expense). Take a stroll through the wonderful town of Napier, home to street after street of stunning and beautifully-restored Art Deco buildings. Visit Tongariro National Park, the perfect destination for those seeking adventure, fun and an escape into nature. Finally, stop in the capital of New Zealand, Wellington, a city offering nature, great views, museums, and street art – that you can experience in one day.


Day 8: Self Drive Journey (North Island to South Island)
Today, it’s time to leave the North Island and explore the South Island. This morning, head to the Interislander Ferry terminal and enjoy one of the most beautiful ferry journeys in the world and one of New Zealand's most iconic experiences, crossing the Cook Strait Crossing from Wellington to Picton. When you arrive, be sure to try some of the local seafood, as the Marlborough Sounds are famous (in New Zealand) for producing fresh seafood and specialities like the green shell mussel.


Day 9-12: Self Drive Journey (South Island)
The next four days you will spend exploring the South Island. Stop at Nelson, a region renowned for its stunning natural landscapes, diverse geography and rugged mountains. Perhaps spend time at Abel Tasman National Park, where you have the chance to see seals and dolphins, and follow coastline walks alongside limestone cliffs and golden beaches. Spend time at Doubtful Sound, also known as the ‘Sound of Silence’, a fiord home to splendid waterfalls and wonderful wildlife including bottlenose dolphins, fur seals and penguins. Finally, arrive in the city ideal for both adrenaline junkies and culture vultures – Queenstown. Known as the adventure capital of the world, there is a range of activities for you to try, including the famous Kawarau Bridge bungee jumps, skydiving, and quad bike trails.  There is also a diverse food and wine scene that is sure to please – be sure to try one of the famous Fergburger burgers! (at own expense)


Day 13: Self Drive Journey (Queenstown) - UK 
This morning your tour comes to an end. Drive to Queenstown Airport where you will drop off your Britz campervan before heading for your flight back to the UK, with many memories of your New Zealand adventure to cherish. 

Call 0800 408 4048 to book

pp from

£1903


person

2 Adults

brightness_3

12 Nights

restaurant

Room Only

flight

Selected UK airports

calendar_today

2nd April 2022

Year round departures available


Contact us to book

Enquire Online 0800 408 4048