Signature Tour

17 days

From: NZ$14999

Departure: Auckland

Destination: Queenstown

Check Dates

Discover off the beaten track locations and bustling urban centres by three world-famous scenic rail experiences. Be led by a New Zealand expert as you experience thrilling activities on this scenic adventure of a lifetime.

 Highlights

  • Encounter the volcanic peaks of Middle Earth in Tongariro National Park
  • Experience the bioluminescent glowworm caves of Waitomo 
  • Cruise through magnificent views while crossing the Cook Strait
  • Sip world-class wine amongst the vines in Marlborough
  • Discover Haast Pass on a unique Kiwi-style Road Trip adventure
  • Uncover the home of the sacred pounamu, mesmerising blue lakes, and ancient forests on the West Coast
  • Be captivated by the storytelling of your Tour Director along this great journey
  • Escape on nautical adventures along Milford Sound, Queen Charlotte Sound and Lake Wakatipu

 

Travel Northbound: Queenstown to Auckland Tours Available

 

What you get along the way

 

Transportation

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

 

Meals 

  • 16 Breakfasts
  • 2 Lunches
  • 7 Dinners
  • 5 Meals on the train 

 

Accommodation

  • 4 to 4.5 Star Hotel (16 nights)
  • Twin Share 
  • Single Upgrade Available 

 

Minimum Age:

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

 

Group Size

Maximum of 20 people. 

Available Dates

Tour Code: SAQ

Our Signature New Zealand Up Close tour departs on the following dates. To book your spot, either call us on +64 3 341 2698 or click the Book Now button and complete the enquiry form. You can choose to pay a 20% deposit and then pay the balance 66 days before departure.

Start Auckland

11 SEPT 2024

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

27 SEPT 2024

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

2 OCT 2024

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

18 OCT 2024

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Queenstown

20 OCT 2024

 
 

days

17 

 
 
 

Finish Auckland

5 NOV 2024

NZ$

15199

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

30 OCT 2024

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

15 NOV 2024

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

 

Start Auckland

22 JAN 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

7 FEB 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

 

Start Auckland

27 JAN 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

12 FEB 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

 

Start Queenstown

16 FEB 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Auckland

4 MAR 2025

NZ$

15199

per person

twin/share

 

Start Auckland

19 FEB 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

7 MAR 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

 

Start Auckland

12 MAR 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

28 MAR 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

 

Start Auckland

2 APR 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

18 APR 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Queenstown

23 MAR 2025

 
 

days

17 

 
 
 

Finish Auckland

8 APR 2025

NZ$

15199

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

9 APR 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

25 APR 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

16 APR 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

2 MAY 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

 

Start Auckland

3 SEPT 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

19 SEPT 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Queenstown

21 SEPT 2025

 
 

days

17 

 
 
 

Finish Auckland

7 OCT 2025

NZ$

15199

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

24 SEPT 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

10 OCT 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

8 OCT 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

24 OCT 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

15 OCT 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

31 OCT 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

26 NOV 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

12 DEC 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

10 DEC 2025

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

26 DEC 2025

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

14 JAN 2026

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

30 JAN 2026

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

21 JAN 2026

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

6 FEB 2026

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

4 FEB 2026

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

20 FEB 2026

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

18 FEB 2026

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

6 MAR 2026

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

25 FEB 2026

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

13 MAR 2026

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

18 MAR 2026

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

3 APR 2026

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

1 APR 2026

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

17 APR 2026

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

8 APR 2026

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

24 APR 2026

NZ$

14999

per person

twin/share

Start Auckland

15 APR 2026

 
 

days

17

 
 
 

Finish Queenstown

1 MAY 2026

NZ$

14999

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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