New Zealand - Escorted Touring

New Zealand escorted coach tours are a fantastic no-hassle option with everything catered for including your accommodation, sightseeing activities & the services of experienced tour guides. Choose from a selection of itineraries to suit all budgets and interests with year round guaranteed departures.

You can integrate a New Zealand escorted tour into a customized itinerary. Enjoy the benefits of an escorted tour, while still having the flexibility to customize your trip to match your interests and budget. An Aspire Down Under consultant can answer all of your questions and work with you to find the perfect all inclusive, high value for money escorted coach tour.

Two Weeks Fully Escorted New Zealand Small Group Tour from $6,999 Including International Flights

14 Days/11 nights: This comprehensive small group tour is jam-packed with a vast range of stunning experiences and journeys through Aotearoa New Zealand. You will get close-ups of fascinating historic events, amazing geothermal activities, and authentic Maori culture and hospitality.

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16 Day Ultimate New Zealand Explorer from $8,999 per person including international flights

18 Days/15 nights: Be dazzled by Grand Pacific Tours state of the art full size coach which would normally house 48 seats and has been configured with only 20 luxury leather seats complete with incredible amenities. On this itinerary Explore the majestic South Island and diverse North Island in ultimate style.

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18 Day New Zealand Fully Escorted Coach Tour from $8,799 per person, including international flights

18 days/15 nights: Experience the natural beauty and unique culture of both the North and South Islands by modern coach without breaking the budget. This inclusive package features quality accommodations, most meals, the "must do" icons of New Zealand and an extensive list of tours included in your tour price.

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Kaka 19 Day Tour from $8,349 per person including international flights

19 Days / 16 nights: Explore roads less travelled on this special small group New Zealand tour and discover country hospitality and nature in the wild. In the North Island we discover authentic Maori culture around Rotorua and visit Tongariro National Park, in the South Island we tour the Mount Cook region and visit famous Milford Sound by land, sea and air.

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Kakapo 23 Day Tour from $9,999 per person including international flights

21 Days / 18 nights: Your tour starts from Auckland, New Zealand's "City of Sails" and one of the friendly MoaTrek team will meet you on arrival. With 3 weeks you won't miss a thing - from the Bay of Islands and Rotorua in the north, to Queenstown and Milford Sound in the south, with plenty of time off the beaten track too. You'll love feeling like a local, not a visitor.

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Why Choose Aspire Down Under for Your New Zealand Escorted Touring?

At Aspire Down Under, our international team of travel professionals is dedicated to providing you the best possible New Zealand vacation experience with vacation packages customized to fit your schedule, interests, and budget. We understand there are many escorted touring options, we only recommend touring we have experienced, tested and fully endorse. The escorted touring options we offer compliment the style and essence of our vacation packages.

A New Zealand vacation is an adventure from start to finish - a flight halfway around the world to ‘Aeoteroa’, or ‘The Land of the Long White Cloud’. So if you want to get the full New Zealand experience, there will be plenty to do, plenty to see, and plenty of travel - even after your arrival. That's why we always recommend a vacation package to all those who are curious and who come to us for help with their New Zealand vacation.


Custom Journeys

Aspire Down Under is dedicated to crafting custom journeys that will live long in the memory and that compliment your individual wants and needs. We understand planning a trip can be overwhelming. Our vision and goal is to offer journeys which reflect our spirit. Every day we strive to offer authenticity, service and advice.


Aspire Difference

As destination experts we want your trip reality to exceed expectation, our destinations, transfers, tours and accommodation reflect our expert knowledge and our client feedback.


Planning Your Journey

We will answer your questions, offer plenty of advice and start planning your itinerary outline. You will work with the same dedicated travel expert for all your dealings with Aspire to ensure consistency and knowledge of your information.



New Zealand welcomes US travelers with an Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) & payment of the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy.

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Our best vacation ever - we didn't want to get on the plane in Auckland. We can't pick one favorite place - they all had something special!

Highly recommend! Great suggestions and reworked our itinerary multiple times to help us include the activities we wanted within our budget!


New Zealand Escorted Touring Frequently Asked Questions

Please find answers to the most frequently asked questions. If you have additional questions please contact us.

Diverse and stunning scenery: New Zealand is home to a wide variety of landscapes, from snow-capped mountains and glaciers to lush rainforests and golden beaches. This diversity makes it a great destination for travelers of all interests.

Easy to get around: New Zealand has a good infrastructure, making it easy to get around by coach, train, or air. This makes it ideal for escorted tours, as travelers can relax and enjoy the scenery without having to worry about navigation or transportation.

Friendly and welcoming people: New Zealanders are known for their warm hospitality. This makes it a great place to travel, especially for those who are new to escorted touring.

Variety of tour options: There is a wide range of escorted tours available in New Zealand, catering to all budgets and interests. Travelers can choose from short tours that focus on one region, to longer tours that take in the whole country.

Transportation: Your tour operator will take care of all transportation between destinations, typically by coach.

Accommodation: Your tour operator will also book your accommodation for the duration of your tour. This will typically be a mix of hotels, motels, and lodges, depending on the location and the cost of the tour.

Food: Most escorted tours in New Zealand include breakfast and dinner. This will give you the opportunity to try some of the local cuisine, such as lamb, seafood, and Maori hangi.

Activities: Your tour operator will have a set itinerary of activities planned for each day. This may include visits to popular tourist attractions, such as Milford Sound, Mount Cook, and Rotorua. It may also include activities such as hiking, biking, and kayaking. Some tours will be included, others will be optional and at an additional cost.

Guide: Your tour group will be led by a qualified and experienced guide. Your guide will be responsible for providing you with information about the places you visit and the activities you do.

Group size: Escorted tours in New Zealand typically range in size from 10 to 40 people. This allows you to meet other travelers and learn about their experiences, while still having enough personal space.

It really depends on what you're after. The summer months (December to February) are popular with warm weather and long days, and will offer the most guaranteed tour dpeartures but it can also be busy. If you prefer cooler weather and fewer crowds, consider visiting in spring (September to November) or autumn (March to May), but there are fewer departure dates. Escorted tours generally do not operate in the winter months.

Absolutely. You can integrate a New Zealand escorted tour into a customized itinerary. In fact, many clients choose to do this so that they can enjoy the benefits of an escorted tour, such as transportation, accommodation, and activities, while still having the flexibility to customize their trip to their own interests.

Choose a tour that fits your interests: There are a wide variety of escorted tours available in New Zealand, catering to all budgets and interests. When choosing a tour, make sure to select one that includes the activities and destinations that you are most interested in.

Book the tour in advance: Escorted tours in New Zealand can book up quickly, so it is important to book your tour in advance, especially if you are traveling during peak season.

Customise: Once you have booked your tour, you can start planning the rest of the itinerary.