Discovery Tours & Trips in New Zealand

Fulfil your wanderlust and tick off your travel bucket list with a discovery tour of New Zealand. With 237 tours ranging from 3 days to 25 days, you'll discover all of the must-see places in New Zealand in one impressive tour!

237 Discovery trips through New Zealand with 2,863 reviews

  • ' Sweet As' South (Start Christchurch, 10 Days)

    "Isobel was a PERFECT guide for the trip! She's fun, enthusiastic, and makes everyone..."
    destinations
    Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, Lake Ohau, Oamaru, Dunedin, Queenstown, Franz Josef, Wellington+1 more
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Contiki
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    -15%
    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $134
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    $1,575
    US$1,339
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  • ' Sweet As' South (End Christchurch, 10 Days)

    "Probably one of the best tour guide haha...love every bit of the trip. Who knows..."
    destinations
    Wellington, Kaikoura, Christchurch, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Dunedin, Oamaru, Lake Ohau, Lake Tekapo+2 more
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Contiki
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    -15%
    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $134
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    $1,575
    US$1,339
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  • Contrasts of New Zealand (End Queenstown, 9 Days)

    "Simply magnificent, well organised and first class service 10/10"
    destinations
    Auckland, Rotorua, Christchurch, Franz Josef, Milford Sound, Queenstown
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Trafalgar
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    Tour length
    9 days
    Price per day
    $271
    From
    US$2,443
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  • New Zealand: North Island Encompassed

    destinations
    Auckland, Bay of Islands, Paihia, Raglan, Rotorua, Taupo, Wellington
    age range
    18 to 39 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand North Island
    Travel style
    Adventure, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    G Adventures
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    -30%
    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $100
    From
    $1,429
    US$1,000
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  • Southern Spotlight

    destinations
    Christchurch, Omarama, Dunedin, Te Anau, Queenstown, Franz Josef
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Coach / Bus, In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year+2 more
    operator
    AAT Kings
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    Tour length
    9 days
    Price per day
    $294
    From
    US$2,650
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  • Southern Spectacular

    "Fantastic! We love the country, view much more , it amazing"
    destinations
    Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki, Twizel, Oamaru, Dunedin, Fiordland National Park, Te Anau, Milford Sound, Mirror Lakes, Queenstown, Arrowtown, Lake Wanaka, Franz Josef, Hokitika, Punakaiki+10 more
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Wildlife, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    AAT Kings
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    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $348
    From
    US$3,475
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  • Highlights of New Zealand

    "The CEO guide Jemma was the best, she lead 16 travelers through the amazing New Zealand,..."
    destinations
    Auckland, Hahei, Rotorua, Wellington, Kaikoura, Christchurch, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Milford Sound+2 more
    age range
    12 to 99 year olds
    Travel style
    Adventure, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    G Adventures
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    -20%
    Tour length
    15 days
    Price per day
    $176
    From
    $3,299
    US$2,639
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  • Contrasts of New Zealand (End Christchurch, 10 Days)

    destinations
    Auckland, Rotorua, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Franz Josef, Christchurch
    age range
    5 to 99 year olds
    Regions
    New Zealand South Island, Milford Sound+1 more
    Travel style
    Adventure, Christmas & New Year+1 more
    operator
    Trafalgar
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    -10%
    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $317
    From
    $3,525
    US$3,173
    • +$300 upfront costs
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  • Sweet As North (Ex Auckland) 2020-21

    "This trip was fantastic. It was a great group of people and our guide Meg was easy..."
    destinations
    Auckland, Rotorua, Taupo, Tongariro National Park, Wellington
    age range
    18 to 39 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand North Island, New Zealand Central North Island+1 more
    Travel style
    Adventure, Coach / Bus
    operator
    Topdeck
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    Tour length
    5 days
    Price per day
    $156
    From
    US$781
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  • City to City (Ex Auckland) 2020-21

    destinations
    Auckland, Rotorua, Tongariro National Park, Wellington, Nelson, Kaikoura, Christchurch+1 more
    age range
    18 to 39 year olds
    Travel style
    Adventure
    operator
    Topdeck
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    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $156
    From
    US$1,563
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  • Southern Loop

    "I had the best 7 days on my Southern Loop tour with Wild Kiwi. This tour blew all..."
    destinations
    Christchurch, Hanmer Springs, Kaikoura, Blenheim, Abel Tasman NP, Westport, Punakaiki, Hokitika+2 more
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Sightseeing, In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year+2 more
    operator
    Wild Kiwi
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    Tour length
    7 days
    Price per day
    $99
    From
    US$694
    • +$104 upfront costs
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  • Big South

    "I have already done the North Island with Wild Kiwi so I knew what to expect, however,..."
    destinations
    Christchurch, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Mount Cook, Hanmer Springs, Kaikoura, Blenheim, Abel Tasman NP, Westport, Punakaiki, Hokitika+7 more
    age range
    18 to 35 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Adventure, Sightseeing, In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year+2 more
    operator
    Wild Kiwi
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    Tour length
    14 days
    Price per day
    $100
    From
    US$1,404
    • +$211 upfront costs
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  • Brilliant Bay of Islands (2019)

    destinations
    Auckland, Bay of Islands
    Regions
    New Zealand Northland, New Zealand North Island, New Zealand Bay Of Islands+2 more
    Travel style
    Boat, Coach / Bus
    operator
    APT
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    Tour length
    6 days
    Price per day
    $285
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    US$1,709
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  • Southern Escape (2019)

    destinations
    Wellington, Blenheim, Kaikoura, Christchurch, Fox Glacier, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Te Anau, Dunedin, Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo+5 more
    age range
    12 to 99 year olds
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    operator
    APT
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    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $208
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    US$2,076
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  • Southern Escape (2019)

    destinations
    Wellington, Blenheim, Kaikoura, Christchurch, Fox Glacier, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Te Anau, Dunedin, Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo+5 more
    Country Region
    New Zealand South Island
    Travel style
    Sailing
    operator
    Travel Marvel
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    Tour length
    10 days
    Price per day
    $208
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    US$2,076
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Discovery Tours & Trips in New Zealand Reviews

  • "I made the best decision to go on this tour. A big reason was Isobel. Travelling..."
    ' Sweet As' South (Start Christchurch, 10 Days)
  • "Isobel with her upbeat, loving and joyful personality, made my first solo trip oversea's..."
    ' Sweet As' South (End Christchurch, 10 Days)
  • "All are well arranged, but need much more time to spend the designated tour areas...."
    Contrasts of New Zealand (End Queenstown, 9 Days)
  • "Fantastic! We love the country, view much more , it amazing"
    Southern Spectacular
  • "Our tour guide Vicki was excellent! She went above and beyond what would be considered..."
    Highlights of New Zealand
  • "Well planned by Topdeck and I met the a lot of people of whom most have become close..."
    Sweet As North (Ex Auckland) 2020-21