Join our friendly driver/guides on a relaxed exploration of New Zealand. Guaranteed departures year round for a minimum of two guests and a maximum of sixteen on most tours make for confidence in reservation, flexibility and informality in travel, and the maximum benefit from your New Zealand vacation. From Cape Reinga in the far north to Stewart Island in the far south, and most places in between we have been introducing visitors to the scenery, culture, and people of New Zealand since 1970.
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Auckland, Waitomo, Hobbiton, Rotorua, and ski a volcano in the Tongariro National Park
2017 programme operating 16 July - 24 September, 2017.
2016 brochure prices guaranteed for 2017.
UPDATE 17 July, 2017.
A huge dump of snow at the end of last week has made ski-ing conditions the best for many years. School holidays finish at the end of this week so come on over and enjoy the fabulous ski conditions on the mid week less crowded slopes. You can extend our packages as long as you like (and accommodation is available!) and we are happy to do special packages for you.
WINTER SUPERDEALS: Save 10% on our SEE AND SKI tours commencing sundays 20 August and 17 September.
"Friendly Four 5% and Super six (10%) discounts for 4 or 6 people reserving and travelling together on any tour!

Private transfers to or from Whakapapa Village or Ohakune available from Auckland City or airport. Available any day except sundays and any time 7am - 6pm
One way: Up to 5 people total cost $700 (People Mover), up to 11 people $900 (Mercedes mini bus).
Same day return with 3 hours in the snow at Whakapapa: People Mover $850. Mini Bus $1100. Depart 7am - return 7.30pm
Click here to view the See and Ski New Zealand brochure


Our premier tour for 2017/2018
21 days from the top of the North Island to bottom of the South Island with Stewart Island option.
Guaranteed departures weekly for minimum of 2 passengers
Flexible! Join or leave anywhere en route provided a minimum of 2 consecutive nights are spent on tour

  • HOBBITON - day tours from Auckland.

  • Waitomo Caves, Rotorua and Taupo options.
    If reserving on line as a single please email us first as we do need a minimum of 2 passengers to operate.

    HOBBITON BRONZE TOUR. Departs Auckland DAILY except sundays. Includes travel to and from Hobbiton and guided tour of Hobbiton Movie Set. Just $249 per adult. Chinese language tour of Hobbiton available. Tour HM2

    HOBBITON SILVER TOUR Matamata, 2 hour tour of Hobbiton, buffet lunch at Green Dragon Inn Party Marquee, and Hamilton Gardens.Tour HM1. Depart 8.30am every Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Just $299 per adult.

    HOBBITON AND WAITOMO CAVES2 hour tour of Hobbiton, buffet lunch at Green Dragon Inn Party marquee, Lake Karapiro, and tour of Waitomo Glowworm Cave. Departs every monday, wednesday, friday. Just $379 per person

    HOBBITON GOLD TOUR. Includes Kiwi birds at feeding time, Waitomo Caves (various caves and cave tubing options), Farm barbecue buffet lunch, kiwifruit orchard, Hobbiton Movie Set guided tour. Tour KWH1. Depart 8am every tuesday and thursday. Just $399 per adult

    HOBBITON BY HELICOPTER Departs Auckland Daily except sundays. Flexible times. Total time required 4 hours
    Includes helicopter to and from Hobbiton plus privately guided tour of Hobbiton. From $1,880 per person (2 people) $1,390 per person (3 people)
    "The trip was awesome, especially the helicopter flight there and back. The pilot had a great sense of humour" (Our latest clients)

    Departs 7am Daily (pickups prior). You may travel with another quality operator
    Includes Guided tour of Hobbiton Movie Set, traditional chicken hangi lunch, guided tour of Te Puia thermal area, Guided tour of Waitomo glowworm cave.BOOK ONLINE OUR HOBBITON GOLD TOUR tuesday, thursday, saturday and specify TOUR HRW. Other days on request.


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    Includes: 1 day Shanghai, 8 day tour of Greece, 14 night cruise aboard Holland America "Prinsendam"to Cyprus, Israel (3 days touring to Galilee and Jerusalem included), Rhodes (1 day tour included), Crete, Malta, Sicily, Naples, Rome (3 nights with 2 days sightseeing).
    Fully escorted from Auckland. Depart 10 October, 2017 from just $$11,990. (excluding Greece tour just $9,990)
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    3 night stays from just $NZ590 per person share twin in our largest and most vibrant city including accommodation, Auckland city tour and cruise, and our Hobbiton Bronze tour

    Optional day tours to Waitakere ranges and West Coast beaches, Bay of Islands, Rangitoto, Waiheke Island, Coromandel Peninsula, Waitomo Caves, Rotorua, HOBBITON, etc.

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    Short Breaks and Superdeals

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    12 short breaks to choose from in North and South Islands for a quick recharge of the batteries or explore somewhere new for you.

    Bay of Islands, Coromandel, Rotorua, East Cape, Taranaki, Wellington, Dunedin, Queenstown, its all on

    NEW ZEALAND SUPERDEAL - 11 days North and South Islands just $NZ2,390 per person share twin.

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    Private Tours

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    Our friendly driver/guides are waiting to show you our country.

    We will pre plan and prebook your itinerary as you want or just hire our vehicle and driver/guide and go as you please with all the freedom of a self drive - and none of the hassles.

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    Air Safaris

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    Discover our magnificent mountain, lake, forest, and coastal scenery at scenic level  from the comfort of your privately chartered aircraft.

    Join our scheduled departures or charter an aircraft and we will personalise your itinerary.