Classic Tour

15 days

From: NZ$8549

Departure: Auckland

Destination: Queenstown

Check Dates

Join us on this scenic guided tour through the heart and soul of New Zealand. Discover off the beaten track locations and bustling urban centres by three world-famous scenic rail experiences.

Highlights 

  • Encounter the volcanic peaks of Middle Earth in Tongariro National Park
  • Witness the engineering marvels of Raurimu Spiral and Otira Tunnel
  • Whales, dolphins, and sea life – spend a day with wildlife by the ocean in Kaikōura
  • Uncover the home of the sacred pounamu, mesmerising blue lakes, and ancient forests on the West Coast
  • Discover Haast Pass on a unique Kiwi-style road trip adventure
  • Be captivated by the storytelling of your Tour Director throughout your great journey

 

Travel Northbound: Queenstown to Auckland Tours Available 

 

What you get along the way

 

Transportation

  • Northern Explorer Scenic Train 
  • Cook Strait Ferry Crossing
  • Coastal Pacific Scenic Train
  • TranzAlpine Scenic Train
  • Private Coaches to reach regional gems
  • Private shuttles (excluding airport arrival)
  • Porterage

 

Meals 

  • 14 Breakfasts
  • 4 Dinners
  • 4 Meals on the train

 

Accommodation

  • 3 - 4 Star Hotel (14 nights)
  • Twin Share 
  • Single Upgrade Available 

 

Minimum Age:

  • 16 years and over
  • Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult

 

Group Size

Maximum of 35 people. 

Available Dates

Product Code: CAQ

Our Classic New Zealand Highlights Tour departs on the following dates. To book your place, either call us on 0800 872 467 (+64 4 495 0775) or click the Book Now button and complete the enquiry form. You can choose to pay 20% and then pay the balance 66 days before departure.

Start Auckland

23 FEB 2024

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown 

8 MAR 2024

NZ$

8549

per person

twin/share

 

Start Auckland

1 MAR 2024

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown 

15 MAR 2024

NZ$

8549

per person

twin/share

 

Start Auckland

22 MAR 2024

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

5 APR 2024

NZ$

8549

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

5 APR 2024

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

19 APR 2024

NZ$

8549

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

19 APR 2024

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

3 MAY 2024

NZ$

8549

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

20 SEPT 2024

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

4 OCT 2024

NZ$

8999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

11 OCT 2024

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

25 OCT 2024

NZ$

8999

per person

twin/share

Start Queenstown

8 DEC 2024

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Auckland

22 DEC 2024

NZ$

8999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

13 DEC 2024

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

27 DEC 2024

NZ$

8999

per person

twin/share

Start Queenstown

12 JAN 2025

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Auckland

26 JAN 2025

NZ$

8999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

17 JAN 2025

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

31 JAN 2025

NZ$

8999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

7 FEB 2025

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

21 FEB 2025

NZ$

8999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

28 MAR 2025

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

11 APR 2025

NZ$

8999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

4 APR 2025

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

18 APR 2025

NZ$

8999

per person

twin/share

Start Queenstown

20 APR 2025

 
 

days

15

 
 
 

Finish Auckland

4 MAY 2025

NZ$

8999

per person

twin/share

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Solo Traveller Options

Guaranteed Share: If you are a solo traveller, you can choose the guaranteed Share option, and we will match you with another solo traveller of the same gender in a twin-bedded room. If we can't match you with another solo traveller, we will cover the Single Supplement cost.

Single Supplement: If you are a Solo Traveller and would like a room to yourself, you can select to pay the Single Supplement when confirming your booking.

 

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Reverse Tour: This tour travels from South to North

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