This tour takes in everything New Zealand has to offer and more! We have lots of free inclusions on this 27-day tour. Kiwis are a generous bunch and lots of museums and attractions are free of charge, as well as all access to a lot of National Parks.
We take in many of these on the Ultimate Explorer Tour including Tongariro National Park, Abel Tasman National Park, Paparoa, Westland Tai Poutini, Aoraki Mt Cook, Mt Aspiring, Fiordland National Parks, Dig your own thermal pool on Hot Water beach (we provide the spades!), Rotorua Mountain Bike Park (bike hire not included) In Wellington Te Papa museum and Wellington Botanical Gardens. The Church of the Good Shepherd in Tekapo, Otago Early Settlers Museum, Hollyford camp quirky museum, Lake Matheson mirror lake, Hokitika greenstone factory, Punakaiki Pancake rocks, and blowholes. Plus the most amazing sunrises and sunsets at beautiful beachside campsites!
This tour offers some very special camp spots that are strategically placed so we can bring you much closer to nature than you’d ever have expected. Our camping tours attract people from all over the globe - the perfect mix of solo travelers, couples, and mates who always end up as great friends. Travellers of all ages share a great sense of adventure, an enthusiasm to try and enjoy new things and a genuine interest in experiencing the culture of New Zealand.
Evening meals on our overland tours are prepared in a relaxed and informal rota system. Your great guides will lead things but every 4 or so nights you will be with a team of other budding chefs preparing some great feasts for your fellow travelers - generally one person chops, another looks after veges, another cook and someone needs to check the wine! Getting everyone involved.
These trips are perfect for the more active traveler. We include optional bike rides and hikes nearly every day plus a massive list of things to do. We carry bikes on board so you can cycle any distances you choose on some of New Zealand absolutely classic trails and there is a great range of hikes from short walks to 3-day treks. The tours are suitable for all ages and very popular with groups and individuals. New Zealand is an outdoors paradise and our New Zealand tours are designed to ensure you spend as much time as possible exploring the Worlds best outdoor playground.