Touring New Zealand

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The Road to Aoraki Mt Cook

Considerations between Self Drive and Escorted Coach Tours

Are you considering touring Aotearoa New Zealand? Self drive tour or escorted coach tour? Aotearoa New Zealand is often a long way to come and you want to be sure that your NZ experience is a memorable one. A New Zealand touring holiday is a great way to see “the Land of the Long White…

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September 2023 NZ Tour News

New Zealand is the place to be – don’t get left behind! As Spring arrives in New Zealand, we look forward to the beginning of the summer touring season. If the rate of sales that we’ve seen is anything to go by, it’s going to be a bumper season! We have never seen such a…

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Things to do in New Zealand in 2023-2024

Things to do on your 2023-24 Aotearoa New Zealand vacation tour Spring has sprung in Aotearoa New Zealand. Blossoms on the trees and sun on our backs has us thinking about things to do in New Zealand over the coming touring season. There is always lots to see and do but every new month offers…

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Grand Pacific Ultimate custom coach

Inside Ultimate NZ Small Group Touring

Ultimate NZ Small group touring incredibly popular as tourism bounces back after the pandemic. There are many different options when it comes to NZ small group touring. But lets start at the top with a deep dive into Grand Pacific’s Ultimate Series of tours.  So, what’s so special about them and why are they so…

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Doubtful Sound overnight cruise

Fiordland’s Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound – the differences explained…

Fiordland NZ is home to both Milford & Doubtful Sounds, but which one to visit? You may notice Fiordland’s Milford Sound/Piopiotahi or Doubtful Sound/Patea featuring prominently in many New Zealand Tours.  There’s a good reason they do. They are both stunning remote parts of the country, boasting some of Aotearoa’s most spectacular scenery — must-sees….

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Warbirds Over Wanaka – what a show!

Warbirds over Wanaka is an air show held in Wānaka, in New Zealand’s South Island.  It is held every second Easter weekend and has been running since 1988.  Covid stopped the 2020 & 2022 shows, so 2024 is going to be a great event and we have a number of specialist Warbird Over Wanaka tours…

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10 Things to do on your Milford Sound Visit

Getting to Milford Sound from Queenstown is half the fun   You’ll find Milford Sound / Piopiotahi deep in Fiordland National Park about 300km from Queenstown. Called ‘the eighth wonder of the world’ by Rudyard Kipling, who visited it in the 1890s, the sound is actually a fiord. Aotearoa’s only fiord that is accessible by…

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Grand Pacific Ultimate Coach

NZ Small group tours are selling fast

NZ small group tours incredibly popular MoaTrek, Grand Pacific Ultimate and Inspiring Journey small group tours are immensely popular and selling fast! Up until the end of March 2023, these tours offered through We Tour New Zealand are almost sold out. But dates in April 2023 and later are still available, so we recommend you…

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