Exploring New Zealand's Wonders

  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
  • duration 19 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 1-95 yrs
  • max group size 44
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-34424
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Auckland, New Zealand
  • Ends Queenstown, New Zealand
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Relish a breathtaking cruise through Milford Sound fjord.
  • Cross the Cook Strait by ferry.
  • Explore Whakarewarewa, a Maori cultural and geothermal experience.
The "Exploring New Zealand's Wonders" tour starts from Auckland and ends in Queenstown. It is a local culture tour that takes 19 days taking you through Dunedin, Mt. Cook, Rotorua and 5 other destinations in New Zealand. "Exploring New Zealand's Wonders" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

From geothermal springs and ice fields to stunning fjords and Maori culture, experience New Zealand at its best. Spend two nights discovering the sun-soaked Bay of Islands. Stand in awe of the giant kauri tree. Spend 2 nights in Christchurch and see how the city is reinventing itself. Admire the ice fields and glaciers surrounding Mt. Cook. Stay in Dunedin, a little slice of Scotland in the South Pacific. Cruise Milford Sound in dramatic Fiordland. Savor a captivating 3-night stay in Queenstown, the “Adventure Capital of the World.” The vibrant lifestyle of the Pacific Islands welcomes you.
  • Day 1 : Depart from Home
  • Day 3 : Auckland, New Zealand - Tour Begins
  • Day 4 : Auckland
  • Day 5 : Auckland - Bay of Islands
  • Day 6 : Bay of Islands
  • Day 7 : Bay of Islands - Matakohe - Rotorua
  • Day 8 : Rotorua
  • Day 9 : Rotorua - Wellington
  • Day 10 : Wellington
  • Day 11 : Wellington - Picton - Christchurch
  • Day 12 : Christchurch
  • Day 13 : Christchurch - Mt. Cook Region
  • Day 14 : Mt. Cook Region - Dunedin
  • Day 15 : Dunedin
  • Day 16 : Dunedin - Queenstown
  • Day 17 : Queenstown - Milford Sound - Queenstown
  • Day 18 : Queenstown
  • Day 19 : Queenstown - Tour Ends
  • Rydges Auckland
  • Copthorne Hotel and Resort, Waitangi
  • Millennium Hotel
  • Novotel
  • Distinction
  • The Hermitage Hotel
  • Scenic Hotel Southern Cross
  • Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
  • 16 Breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 8 Dinners
  • Transport Included
  • Guided by Tour Manager/s
  • Any international flights to Auckland and from Queenstown are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Exploring New Zealand's Wonders tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
This tour has not received any customer reviews yet. However, you can expect a good tour as it is run by a trusted travel specialist who has received 3 reviews for other tours with an average 4.7 rating.
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Exploring New Zealand's Wonders tour. You can cancel the tour up to 64 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 63 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 22 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 July 2024, a deposit of 350 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 63 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Exploring New Zealand's Wonders tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Exploring New Zealand's Wonders tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • All travelers, including those that are vaccinated, will be required to wear a mask on all forms of public transportation and in situations where masks are required by the country, state, municipality and sites, attractions or venues we visit on tour.
  • In hotels, specific protocols will vary from destination to destination, hotel to hotel. Overall, rooms and areas like restaurants, fitness centers, etc. will be deep-cleaned regularly, with rooms disinfected thoroughly between guests.
  • All surfaces will be sanitized often in vehicles, including regular cleaning of high-touch areas with disinfecting wipes. Hand sanitizer will be available at all times and drivers will wear protective gear when appropriate.
  • Adequate physical distancing during meals, experiences, and sightseeing will be ensure by local partners. Guests may be rotated in smaller sub-groups when necessary.
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