The best self-guided and independent tours in New Zealand. We currently offer 11 New Zealand tours and trips that are self-guided with varying trip durations from 4 to 21 days. Self-guided and independent tours can be a great way to discover New Zealand although potential risks associated with not having a guide always needs to be considered. See our guided tours to New Zealand if you’ve decided the risks were too high.

11 self-guided tours in New Zealand

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Highlights of New Zealand

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14 day self-drive or vehicle rental trip through Taupo, Lochmara Bay, Kaikoura and 8 other destinations in New Zealand. Read More
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Operator Wayfairer Travel
  • Activities Self-drive or vehicle rental & Helicopter Tours +3 more
  • Accommodation Lodge, Resort & Hotel
  • Transport Private Vehicle, Flight, Helicopter, Boat & Taxi
  • Age Range1+ years old
days14 From US$ 5,700 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Jan 27
  • Jan 28
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New Zealand Lord of the Rings Tour

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19 day movie or television tour through Cambridge, Rotorua, Tongariro and 13 other destinations in New Zealand. Read More
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Operator Wayfairer Travel
  • Activities Movie or television tours & Caves +5 more
  • Accommodation Hotel, Lodge & Resort
  • Transport Private Vehicle, Flight, Ferry, Helicopter & 4WD Jeep
  • Age Range1+ years old
days19 From US$ 14,350 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Jan 27
  • Jan 28
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New Zealand Honeymoon

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11 day self-drive or vehicle rental tour through Takou River, Bay Of Islands, Christchurch and 7 other destinations in New Zealand. Read More
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Operator Wayfairer Travel
  • Activities Self-drive or vehicle rental & Honeymoon +3 more
  • Accommodation Hotel & Camping
  • Transport Private Vehicle, Flight, Train, Helicopter & Boat
  • Age Range1+ years old
days11 From US$ 5,850 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Jan 27
  • Jan 28
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Luxury self-drive tour of New Zealand

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14 day self-drive or vehicle rental trip through Auckland, Acacia Bay, Hawke's Bay and 8 other destinations in New Zealand. Read More
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Operator Wayfairer Travel
  • Activities Self-drive or vehicle rental & National parks +4 more
  • Accommodation Hotel, Lodge & Hut
  • Transport Private Vehicle, Flight, Helicopter, Ferry & Train
  • Age Range1+ years old
days14 From US$ 12,250 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Jan 27
  • Jan 28
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New Zealand whales, birds and wildlife

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13 day wildlife trip through Auckland, Te Anau, Milford Sound and 10 other destinations in New Zealand. Read More
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Operator Wayfairer Travel
  • Activities Wildlife & Bird watching +5 more
  • Accommodation Hotel, Lodge & Eco Lodge
  • Transport Private Vehicle, Flight, Helicopter & Boat
  • Age Range10+ years old
days13 From US$ 13,750 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Jan 27
  • Jan 28
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14 Day Lord of the Rings - we can customise just for you

of 1 review
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  • Best price guaranteed
Overall the trip was fabulous.Perfect time of the year for the weather.All the accommodations and it ...
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Operator Real New Zealand Tours Limited
  • Activities City sightseeing & Cultural, religious and historic sites +2 more
  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Transport Private Vehicle, Helicopter, Ferry, Boat & Coach
  • Age Range15+ years old
days14 From US$ 7,995 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Feb 21
  • Feb 22
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Self Guided Grand tour - we can customise just for you

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21 day road tour through Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington and 15 other destinations in New Zealand. Read More
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Operator Real New Zealand Tours Limited
  • Activities Road trips & Sightseeing Tours +4 more
  • Accommodation Guest House, Hotel & Resort
  • Transport 4WD Jeep, Boat, Bus, Coach, Ferry, Private Vehicle, Train & Luxury Coach
  • Age Range15+ years old
days21 From US$ 3,988 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Feb 21
  • Feb 22
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The Hauraki Hopper

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  • No booking fees
9 day explorer tour in New Zealand, visiting Auckland, Waiheke Island and Great Barrier Island. Read More
  • Operator Haka Tours
  • Activities Explorer & Wine tasting tours +2 more
  • Accommodation Lodge
  • Transport Ferry
  • Age Range1+ years old
days09 From US$ 2,528 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Feb 09 10+ seats left
  • May 02 10+ seats left
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The Deep South

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  • No booking fees
6 day explorer trip through Invercargill, Stewart Island, Te Anau and 3 other destinations in New Zealand. Read More
  • Operator Haka Tours
  • Activities Explorer & Active and outdoor
  • Accommodation Lodge
  • Transport Ferry & Bus
  • Age Range1+ years old
days06 From US$ 1,371 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Feb 04 10+ seats left
  • Apr 21 10+ seats left
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Capture The Cape

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  • No booking fees
4 day explorer trip in New Zealand, visiting Paihia, Auckland and Cape Reinga. Read More
  • Operator Haka Tours
  • Activities Explorer & Beaches +1 more
  • Accommodation Lodge
  • Transport Bus, Boat & Ferry
  • Age Range1+ years old
days04 From US$ 598 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Jan 28 10+ seats left
  • Feb 14 10+ seats left
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A Symphony Of Sounds

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  • No booking fees
6 day explorer trip in New Zealand, visiting Te Anau, Manapouri and Queenstown. Read More
  • Operator Haka Tours
  • Activities Explorer & Kayaking and canoeing +1 more
  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Transport Boat, Bus & Coach
  • Age Range1+ years old
days06 From US$ 1,479 View Tour
Next Departures
  • Feb 04 10+ seats left
  • Feb 09 10+ seats left
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  • Gary Eatinger
“Overall the trip was fabulous.Perfect time of the year for the weather.All the accommodations and itinerary package were "right on".The travel designer, Geoff, Real New Zealand Tours in Christchurch was extremely helpful with much communications and making changes prior to finalizing the trip.”
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