New Zealand

New Zealand Marvel at the unrivaled views of the sunrise while climbing up Mt. Victoria at Wellington on the New Zealand Tour and indulge in the brilliance of the Pasifika Festival. Marvel at the beautiful bioluminescence of glowworms at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves and ride the Wellington Cable Car Lambton Quay to Kelburn. Go bungee jumping at Queenstown and encounter the magnificent whales and dolphins at the waters of Kaikoura. Set out on the Hobbiton Movie Tour and go kayaking at the Bay OF Islands.

Upcoming Tours

Must Do Adventure

  • The Nevis Bungy is New Zealand’s highest Bungy at 134 meters and 8 1/2 seconds of freefall.
    Located in the Nevis Valley high above the Nevis River this is the ultimate adrenaline experience.

    Bungy jumping in Queenstown
  • Have a unique experience at the Glowworm caves on the New Zealand Tour. Of the three glowworm caves, the Waitomo Glowworm Cave is the best cave to explore because of its colossal cavernous space. Take part in the thrilling Black Water Rafting
    tour to explore the interiors of the Caves, lit by the bioluminescence of thousands of glowworms.

    Waitomo Glowworm caves
  • Take part in the dazzling Pasifika Festival on the New Zealand Tour. It is the annual celebration of the amalgamation of cultures of the Pacific region. Become a part of the brilliant performances, authentic drinks and food, Pacific Island music, workshops, and more at the Pasifika Festival.

    Experience the enthralling Pasifika Festival at Auckland

Bucket List Experience

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Wellington

Flirt with the funky culture of Wellington on the first day of the New Zealand Tour. Enjoy the scenic journey in the Wellington Cable Car from Lambton Quay to Kelburn Lookout. Explore the history of the Maoris at the Museum of New Zealand, where you can visit the Earthquake House, and more chambers of exhibits. Admire the architectural intricacy of The Beehive and The Parliament House and enjoy bird-watching at Zealandia, the sprawling and beautiful eco-sanctuary. Go picnicking at the cove of Princess Bay before heading back to the hotel.

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Bungee jumping at Queenstown

Take the fantastic leap of faith with the Bungy swing at Queenstown, the Bungy capital of New Zealand. Queenstown plays home to the most thrilling flying and swinging adventures in the world. Zoom through the verdant forests at lightning speed on the flying fox and fortify your beating heart to try out the highest swing in the world, at a staggering height of hundreds of meters above the sea level. Jump from the towering Kawarau Bridge or take a leap from the Ledge Bungy or the Nevis Bungy that is 134 meters above Queenstown.

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Christchurch

Explore the English influence at Christchurch on the third day of the New Zealand Tour. Take a tour of the beautiful flowery gardens and conservatories at Christchurch Botanic Gardens and follow through with peaceful punting across the Avon River. Admire the stunning vistas of the alpine landscapes by taking a ride in the TranzAlpine Train and go on adventurous biking trips at Port Hills. Take a trip to the Bridge of Remembrance next and marvel at the robustness and relax at the recreation centers of Hagley Park before calling it a day. 

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Kaikoura

Indulge the raw charm of nature on the fourth day of the New Zealand Tour at Kaikoura. Go whale-watching at the waters of Kaikoura and hop on the Dolphin Encounter boat to catch a glimpse of the playful dolphins. Get close the colony of cut fur seals at The Point Kean Seal colony and enjoy a session of sea kayaking too. Stroll around in the fragrant and vivid Lavendyl Lavender Farm and examine the collection of rich heritage at Kaikoura Museum before going back to the hotel.

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Auckland

Fall in love with the thrills and attractions of Auckland on the fifth day of the New Zealand Tour. Go on a heart-thumping sky-jumping and sky-session at the iconic Sky Tower and sail in the yachts at Waitemata Harbour. Set your adrenaline racing with jet skiing and ziplining at Waiheke Island and explore the Volcanic Highlands and lava outcrops at Rangitoto Island Volcano. Enjoy a picturesque boat cruise at Tiritiri Matangi Bird Sanctuary and shop to your heart’s content at Queen Street.

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Glowworm caves

Have a unique experience of your life at the Glowworm caves on the last day of the New Zealand Tour. Of the three glowworm caves, the Waitomo Glowworm Cave is the best cave to explore because of its colossal cavernous space. You can venture into Aranui Cave and Ruakari Cave too. Take part in the thrilling Black Water Rafting tour to explore the interiors of the Caves, lit by the bioluminescence of thousands of glowworms. Put on your warm layers as it is around 12-14 degrees, cold, and damp inside the Glowworm caves.

When to Visit

Peak Season

New Zealand is best year-round, but traveling in summer – December to February has the advantage of the best overall weather.

Travel Guide

Location

New Zealand is an archipelagic state in the south-west Pacific Ocean, to the south-east of Australia.

Capital City

The capital of New Zealand is Wellington.

Main Airport

Auckland Airport in Auckland is the most significant international airport in New Zealand.

Language Spoken

The de-facto official language of New Zealand is English. The majority of the people speak in New Zealand sign language and Maori language as well.

Currency

The currency of New Zealand is New Zealand Dollar.

Visas

The citizens of the US get a visa waiver grant for the New Zealand Tour. Australian citizens do not need a visa, and citizens of other countries require tourist or business visas.

Electricity

The standard values vary between 230-240 volts and 50 Hertz, and the sockets are adapted for plugs with three flat pins.

Vaccinations

The WHO and CDC recommend vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B, typhoid, yellow fever, meningitis, rabies, measles, polio, rubella, mumps, Tdap, influenza, pneumonia, shingles, and chickenpox before signing up for the New Zealand tour.

Emergency Calls

Dial toll-free number 111 for any emergency during the New Zealand Tour.

FAQs about New Zealand

What is internet access like in New Zealand?

Internet access is widely available at all public places and hotels and restaurants in New Zealand.

Can I use my mobile phone in New Zealand?

Buy a local sim card to use your mobile phone on the New Zealand Tour.

How are the toilets like in New Zealand?

The public toilets or Hundertwasser toilets are clean, western-style, and equipped with trash cans and toilet paper rolls.

Can I drink tap water in New Zealand?

The tap water of New Zealand is perfectly safe for drinking. 

Are credit cards accepted in New Zealand?

New Zealand widely accepts most credit cards and charge cards of significant companies and notably Visa, American Express, Diners Club, local Bankcard, and MasterCard.

What is the convenience of ATM access like in New Zealand?

You will easily find ATM centers all over New Zealand. They are usually located right next to banks. Use an ATM locator tool to find the ATM centers.

What to wear in New Zealand?

Dress in comfy, casual, smart, and cute dresses on the New Zealand Tour. Pack in a few layers, hiking apparatus, jackets and raincoats, and light cardigans too.

Is New Zealand safe for women to travel solo?

New Zealand is incredibly safe for women. The crime rate is very low, almost nil, and the cities are tourist-friendly too. 

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