These affordable self drive packages offer theme based itineraries. You may find an itinerary that fits perfectly, may want to add onto another country or customise one of the itinerararies. Travel to New Zealand's North Island with it's cities, beaches, Maori and European Heritage, volcanic center and the wine trail and much more - the perfect self drive OR connect immediately on arrival in Auckland by a short flight to the majestic South Island. Explore Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand, and a great location to explore Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park. In the west, the rugged coastline and glaciers are awe-inspiring. In the east is Christchurch and it's stunning vistas and diverse wildlife. An Aspire Down Under consultant can answer all of your questions and work with you to create the perfect New Zealand road trip.

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New Zealand South Island self-drive tour - Top of the South from $2,599 per person including international flights

9 days / 6 nights - Commence your New Zealand self-drive adventure in Christchurch before heading north to the whale watching capital of New Zealand, Kaikoura. Continue to the Marlborough Sounds and one of New Zealand's premier wine growing regions. On to the Nelson region, known for its year-round sunshine, golden beaches, national parks, boutique wineries, microbreweries and a large creative community of working artists. End your road trip in Hanmer Springs, the thermal & spa capital of the South Island.

New Zealand North Island self-drive tour - Wine, Lakes, Geysers from $2,599 per person including international flights

9 days / 6 nights - Auckland, a blend of harbour, islands, Polynesian culture and modern city environment. Lake Taupo can appear the most beautiful and tranquil place in New Zealand. Appearances deceive. Taupo is more than a lake. It is a volcano with no top, a top that was blown off. Hawke's Bay is one of New Zealand's warmest, driest regions and this has made it one of the country's leading producers of wine. Rotorua, located on a volanic plateau, is the ancestral home of the Te Arawa people with it's hot spring and boiling mud pools. More...

North Island - History & Culture from $2,299 per person including international flights

9 days / 6 nights - Enjoy 7 days exploring New Zealand's north island from the Bay of Islands with it's temperate climate and rich Maori Heritage. Auckland, a blend of harbour, islands, Polynesian culture and modern city environment. Rotorua, located on a volanic plateau, is the ancestral home of the Te Arawa people with it's hot spring and boiling mud pools. Perhaps stop at Waitomo Caves or Matamata and experience Hobbiton and the magic of film making. More...

South Island - West Coast & Queenstown from $2,299 per person including international flights

9 days / 6 nights - Head to Christchurch and drive via Arthurs Pass to the rugged west coast and Punakaiki, Greymouth and Franz Josef. Perhaps a half or full day Glacier hike. Over the Haast pass, Lake Wanaka and onto Queenstown. Head to Christchurch and drive via Arthurs Pass to the rugged west coast and Punakaiki, Greymouth and Franz Josef. On to Queenstown and all the activities available. More...