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Kia Ora New Zealand

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  • No booking fees
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 17 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • max group size 48
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-22596
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Auckland, New Zealand
  • Ends Christchurch, New Zealand
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds Guided Tour
  • Auckland City Sights tour
  • Waitomo Caves
  • Orientation of Rotorua
  • Tamaki Maori Village Cultural Experience
  • Cruise the Cook Strait
  • Te Papa New Zealand National Museum
  • Wellington City Sights Tour
  • Milford Sound Scenic Cruise
  • TSS Earnslaw & Walter Peak Station
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The "Kia Ora New Zealand" trip starts in Auckland and ends in Christchurch. It is a local culture trip that takes 17 days taking you through Dunedin, Queenstown, Wellington and 8 other destinations in New Zealand. "Kia Ora New Zealand" is a guided group trip that includes accommodation, transport and others.

It’s hard to pick a highlight of this north-to-south Kiwi adventure. Is it the fiords and glaciers of Milford Sound/Piopiotahi? The gem-like Bay of Islands? The bubbling geysers and thermal springs of Rotorua? Or perhaps the mountain vistas of Queenstown? In between you have cosmopolitan cities, wineries, beaches… how does one country pack so much punch?
  • Day 1: Welcome to Auckland
  • Day 2: Auckland Bay of Islands
  • Day 3: Bay of Islands Free Time
  • Day 4: Bay of Islands Auckland
  • Day 5: Auckland Rotorua
  • Day 6: Rotorua Free Time
  • Day 7: Rotorua Wellington
  • Day 8: Wellington Picton
  • Day 9: Picton Christchurch
  • Day 10: Christchurch Omarama
  • Day 11: Omarama Dunedin Free Time
  • Day 12: Dunedin Te Anau
  • Day 13: Te Anau Queenstown
  • Day 14: Queenstown Free Time
  • Day 15: Queenstown Franz Josef
  • Day 16: Franz Josef Christchurch
  • Day 17: Farewell from Christchurch
  • Centrally located premium 3.5-star hotels
  • Specialist team of two highly experienced Travel Director and Driver
  • 1 UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Fiordland National Park
  • Any international flights to Auckland and from Christchurch 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 Kia Ora New Zealand tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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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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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Kia Ora New Zealand tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 13 October 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 13 October 2022, a deposit of 150 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Kia Ora New Zealand tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Kia Ora New Zealand 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:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Children below 16 who are unable to be vaccinated, will need to provide proof of a verifiable negative test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours of this trip departure.
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