Best of New Zealand

Best of New Zealand - G Adventures
Best of New Zealand - G Adventures
1 review
+14 Destinations
New Zealand South Island


Start in Auckland and end in Wellington! With the discovery tour Best of New Zealand, you have a 21 day tour package taking you from Auckland to Wellington and through Auckland, New Zealand and 14 other destinations in New Zealand. Best of New Zealand is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Hostel, Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Lodge
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus, Boat, Private Vehicle, Ferry
Physical Rating

1 Review

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  • Best of New Zealand reviewer 1
    Written on July 8, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    Our CEO was great had a lot of knowledge had an extremly enjoyable holoday and would definatly travel with g adventures again
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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1 Auckland
  • Day 2 Auckland/Raglan (1B, 1L)
  • Day 3 Raglan (1B, 1D)
  • Day 4 Raglan/Rotorua (1B)
  • Day 5 Rotorua/Tongariro National Park (1B, 1D)
  • Day 6 Tongariro National Park/Wellington (1B)
  • Day 7 Wellington/Abel Tasman National Park (1B, 1D)
  • Day 8 Abel Tasman National Park (1B)
  • Day 9 Abel Tasman National Park/Franz Josef (1B, 1D)
  • Day 10 Franz Josef (1B, 1D)
  • Day 11 Franz Josef (1B)
  • Day 12 Franz Josef/Queenstown (1B)
  • Days 13-14 Queenstown
  • Day 15 Queenstown/Doubtful Sound (1B, 1L, 1D)
  • Day 16 Doubtful Sound/Wedderburn (1B, 1D)
  • Day 17 Wedderburn (1B)
  • Day 18 Wedderburn/Christchurch (1B)
  • Day 19 Christchurch/Kaikoura (1B)
  • Day 20 Kaikoura/Wellington (1B)
  • Day 21 Wellington (1B)

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • November 1, 2016

    Can people over the age of 50 join this tour?

    There is an age requirement of 18-39 on this particular G Adventures tour as it's a 'YOLO tour'. G Adventures has created this itinerary with younger, budget minded travellers in mind, usually students or backpackers book this tour.

  • May 1, 2016

    Where can I find more detailed information about this tour?

    A trip note - which contains essential information about your trip will be given to you. Information such as the daily itinerary, where to meet on the first day, what time the trip starts, how to get to the joining point hotel, included activities, visa information, etc will be mentioned in there. Please contact us for this.

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    • Luz, 66 years old16th April 2017
      TourRadar was very prompt and helpful in providing the information that we requested. We were very pleased with their service and decided straight away to make the booking.



    Best of New Zealand

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    About the countries

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    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


    Auckland is the starting point and Wellington is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 26 December 2017 the full payment of $2,799 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2799 for Best of New Zealand, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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    The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


    Covering a total distance of approx 2,319 km.
    • Auckland (New Zealand)
    • 106 km
    • Raglan (New Zealand)
    • 126 km
    • Rotorua (New Zealand)
    • 132 km
    • Tongariro National Park (New Zealand)
    • 242 km
    • Wellington (New Zealand)
    • 156 km
    • Abel Tasman NP (New Zealand)
    • 189 km
    • Punakaiki (New Zealand)
    • 168 km
    • Franz Josef (New Zealand)
    • 170 km
    • Wanaka (New Zealand)
    • 52 km
    • Queenstown (New Zealand)
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