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This pure and unspoilt country of just 4 million inhabitants covers an area just slightly larger than the United Kingdom. One quarter is protected wilderness and much of the country remains pollution free – protecting the clean, green image that is synonymous with New Zealand. Its spectacular scenery includes snow-capped alps and deep fiords scattered with beautiful islets, luxuriant rainforests, river laced lowlands, active volcanoes, gushing hot springs and glorious beaches. Its unique and endless variety of flora and fauna is matched by that of its wildlife.

'Kiwis' pride themselves on their hospitality and friendliness. The Maori people and their traditions add volumes to the richness of its history, culture and daily life. European, Pacific and Asian influences also add to the unique and dynamic culture that can be seen, heard and experienced throughout.

New Zealand has two main islands. The North Island, with the country’s main gateway Auckland, offers a fascinating blend of sophisticated cities and magnificent scenery. Its northern coastline, within easy reach of Auckland, is dotted with lovely islands and sweeping peninsulas. Its bush areas are mostly sub-tropical, with mangrove swamps and hardwood rainforests, and home to an astonishing array of wildlife. At its centre are the hot springs and geysers of Rotorua, Lake Taupo, beautiful national parks and a range of volcanic mountains. On its southern tip lies New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington.

The South Island is more lightly populated and is renowned worldwide for its scenery and wine. The breathtakingly beautiful Southern Alps run the whole length of the island and are dominated by mighty peaks including Mt Cook, New Zealand's highest. Gleaming glaciers sparkle in the sunlight. Fiords cut dramatically into the South West coastline and the country's loveliest lakes reflect the mountains in their clear blue waters.

North Island

North Island

New Zealand's North Island, with the country’s main gateway Auckland, offers a fascinating blend of sophi [...]

South Island

South Island

New Zealand's South Island is more lightly populated and is renowned worldwide for its scenery and wine. [...]

Awaroa Lodge

Abel Tasman National Park: Awaroa Lodge

Price from £131 per room per night

Discerning travellers will appreciate the distinctive architecture and relaxed ambience of this luxury accommodation that offers a perfect balance of natural comfort and contemporary style, welcoming [...]

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Maison de la Mer

Akaroa: Maison de la Mer

Price from £288 per room per night

Maison de la Mer is an historic home right on the waterfront in the centre of Akaroa village with commanding views of the harbour. The three guest suites are individually decorated in French Country s [...]

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Akaroa Village Inn

Akaroa: Akaroa Village Inn

Price from £165 per room per night

This property is in the heart of the village, situated directly opposite the main wharf, where you can catch the glistening harbour views. Situated on the site of the first residential hotel in New Ze [...]

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Akaroa Cottages

Akaroa: Akaroa Cottages

Price from £102 per room per night

Nestled in New Zealand native bush overlooking Akaroa, the cottages offer a most private and serene holiday retreat. The property is set on 12 acres of private bush land, with stunning panoramic views [...]

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Beaufort House (formerly Wilderness House)

Akaroa: Beaufort House (formerly Wilderness House)

Price from £212 per room per night

Enjoy your stay in this beautiful historic home and garden, lovingly restored with Old World charm, modern conveniences and offering quality bed & breakfast accommodation. Relax on the verandahs o [...]

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Tresori Motor Lodge

Akaroa: Tresori Motor Lodge

Price from £126 per room per night

This exciting modern complex has a design that reflects the historical nature of Akaroa's French colonial heritage. It has been created to make your stay as pleasurable as possible, by providing luxur [...]

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Millbrook Resort

Arrrowtown: Millbrook Resort

Price from £144 per room per night

This world class resort, 20 minutes from Queenstown and 3 minutes from Arrowtown, has a majestic location surrounded by mountains and an 18 hole championship golf course. The alpine views are stunning [...]

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Wilderness Lodge

Arthurs Pass: Wilderness Lodge

Price from £405 per room per night

With glorious views of the Southern Alps and the Arthur's Pass National Park from all guest rooms, Wilderness Lodge offers comfort and warm hospitality. You will have the opportunity to discover wild [...]

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Grasmere Lodge

Arthurs Pass: Grasmere Lodge

Price from £776 per room per night

This high-country retreat is tucked into a powerful mountain landscape on a traditional estate farming merino sheep, red deer and cattle. It is located 90 minutes from Christchurch and 30 minutes from [...]

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1 Day Adventure - Whanganui River Canoeing

1 Day Adventure - Whanganui River Canoeing

Price from £211 per person

The Whanganui River is rich with Maori and European history, the largest reminder of which, is the famous Bridge to Nowhere. Just like the early explorers, you will see the spectacular sheer gorges ri [...]

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Abel Tasman Cruise & Walk Open Day Pass

Abel Tasman Cruise & Walk Open Day Pass

Price from £46 per person

Departing Kaiteriteri at 9.30am, 1.00pm or 4.00pm, this is a flexible departure day pass. Wilsons Abel Tasman will discuss the best options for individual clients and book Vista Cruise and/or Vigour T [...]

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Abel Tasman National Park Seals & Hike ex Nelson

Abel Tasman National Park Seals & Hike ex Nelson

Price from £58 per person

An Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle vehicle will pick you up from your Nelson City or Tahunanui accommodation for your transfer to Kaiteriteri, the departure point of your tour. Depart Kaiteriteri for Tonga Ba [...]

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Abel Tasman National Park Walk & Relax ex Nelson

Abel Tasman National Park Walk & Relax ex Nelson

Price from £54 per person

An Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle vehicle will transfer you to Kaiteriteri for this tour.  Depart Kaiteriteri for Anchorage and, upon arrival, relax on the beach with a picnic (at own cost). You then have th [...]

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Abel Tasman Walk

Abel Tasman Walk

Price from £479 per person

New Zealand's smallest National Park, protecting 23,000 hectares of the most natural stretch of easily accessible coastline in New Zealand. Abel Tasman National Park is renowned for its golden beaches [...]

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Adventure Caving

Adventure Caving

Price from £200 per person

Join your guide at The Charleston Hotel to commence an Adventure Caving tour. This is an adventure truly not for the faint hearted. As the name states, Adventure Caving is full on expedition style cav [...]

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Adventure Puketi - Nature Kauri Forest Walk

Adventure Puketi - Nature Kauri Forest Walk

Price from £64 per person

Join your Adventure Puketi guide at the Puketi Forest, Bay of Islands, to commence a Native Kauri Forest Walk. See how the New Zealand subtropical forest evolved from young trees to a mature and estab [...]

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Agrodome - Sheep Show

Agrodome - Sheep Show

Price from £15 per person

For over 40 years, visitors from all over the globe have come to the Agrodome to see our world-famous Farm Show – starring a cast of talented animals… and you! Plus, join the Organic Farm Tour to expl [...]

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Akaroa Day Tour

Akaroa Day Tour

Price from £125 per person

A Canterbury Leisure Tours vehicle will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to the departure point of your tour.At 9.00am join your coach to commence a full day Akaroa Day Tour. The tour hea [...]

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Bluebridge Ferry

Bluebridge Ferry

Price from £41 per person

Cross Cook Strait on a Bluebridge ferry and enjoy some real Kiwi hospitality.We carry passengers and vehicles between downtow [...]

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Budget Car Rental

Budget Car Rental

Price from £26 per day

As one of New Zealand's leading car rental companies, Budget offers All Ways Tailor Made clients an excellent service.

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Coastal Pacific

Coastal Pacific

Price from £114 per person

Operates in the South Island between Picton and Christchurch. This scenic journey travels along the rugged Pacific Ocean coas [...]

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Escorted Coach Touring

Escorted Coach Touring

Price from £2090 per person

Modern, luxury, air-conditioned coaches, usually with toilet facilities and drinking water dispensers, fitted with reclining [...]

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Independent Coach Touring

Independent Coach Touring

Price from £1723 per person

Independent Touring with Thrifty Tours These tours are designed for those who prefer to retain their complete independence, [...]

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InterCity Coachlines

InterCity Coachlines

Price from £146 per person

We have been transporting kiwis and international visitors around New Zealand for more than 30 years. Today we operate New Ze [...]

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Interislander Line

Interislander Line

Price from £38 per person

This roll on, roll off ferry service provides a relaxing and enjoyable cruise of just over 3 hours, carrying passengers trave [...]

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Maui Motorhomes

Maui Motorhomes

Price from £67 per day

Motorhomes offer the ultimate touring holiday freedom and flexibility. Go where you want, when you want, spend the night on a [...]

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Northern Explorer

Northern Explorer

Price from £95 per person

Operates through the heart of the North Island between Auckland and Wellington. Along the way you pass the central North Isla [...]

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TranzAlpine

TranzAlpine

Price from £100 per person

This award winning service is rated as one of the world's greatest train journeys. It operates between Christchurch on the ea [...]

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